Month

// July 2017
JUL
31
2017

Nothing Could Be Finer!

What a busy day! Today was the first day of activities, and boy, are these campers alive and eager! I must have made four laps around camp as I made my way to all the activities today, hoping to meet all of the new campers. In the morning, I began at the Tennis Courts and played
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JUL
30
2017

Welcome Back, Old Faces and New!

Today was such an exciting day! This morning, I waited and waited for the new batch of campers to arrive when finally the gates opened at 9:00 AM sharp to welcome in the campers for the August session. The morning was filled with laughter and the sound of unpacking and
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JUL
27
2017

A Merrie Finale

Today was the last day of Main Session, and I do declare that it was the perfect way to send off the campers. It was drizzling this morning up until the awards ceremony began, which fit the mood perfectly. There are so many accomplished campers that did so many things this
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JUL
26
2017

Linger a Little Longer

Today was Proficiency Day down at the docks for the kayaking levels of Es and Ki and the canoeing levels of Bow, Stern, Starmate, and Would-Be. It was a busy day by the lakefront, with all the campers showing off all that they learned over the session in the effort to pass
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JUL
25
2017

A Fancy and Fun Day!

Today was the last day of Tuesday-Thursday-Saturday activities, so I made the most of my time by visiting as many activities as possible. In the morning I went by the Drill Team putting the finishing touches on their performance for Final Shows, and then stopped by the Nature
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JUL
24
2017

Starcatchers and Forest Creatures

Today I visited the Nature Nook, and to my surprise we had some furry friends brought to us by a nearby Nature Trust. Among the critters were a baby alligator, a non-venomous milk snake, a Harris hawk, and a fluffy opossum. The campers loved learning about wild animal
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JUL
23
2017

Of the Light That Shall Bring the Dawn

Today we had many guests at Chapel today and we were treated to a wonderful performance by Glee Club and Contemporary Dance of “You Will Be Found” from the musical Dear Evan Hansen. The Sunday activities today included sliver-plating leaves, the final run-through of Peter and the
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JUL
22
2017

Swimming, Boating, Fancy Paddles Too!

Today was one of the most anticipated events of the session, the Swim and Boat Meet AND the Crew Race! It was a fun day down at the lake with the entire camp gathered on the Swim Docks to participate in the races and cheer on their friends and cabin mates. After the oldest cabins
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JUL
21
2017

Lights, Camera, Direction!

Today, I made my way around to the Barn to say hello to the campers in the Try Everything class, which is making its final rotation to Riding. They all looked so happy and excited with their ponies and horses and I couldn’t help but smile when the smallest camper mounted the
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JUL
20
2017

Camp Rocks!

Today was a good day to be in Castle because there were so many things happening! In the morning I stopped by Drama I and Drama II that were busily practicing their scenes for Final Shows.  In the afternoon, the cast of Peter and the Starcatcher performed their first dress
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