Month

// June 2018
JUN
30
2018

Here Comes the Fun!

Another beautiful day here at the peppiest camp and the energy of the campers is truly soaring as we end the first week of activities. In the morning, I dropped by Tumbling to see what the acrobats were up to and I was pleasantly surprised to see the progress of the campers.  In
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JUN
29
2018

Nothing Could Be Finer

A turn in the weather provided us here with a beautiful day and all of the Merrie Woode girls surely took advantage of the bright sun and cloudless sky.  In the morning, I caught up with the swimmers down at the docks. They were busy playing water games and splashing about, while
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JUN
28
2018

Rainy Day and Movie Night

This morning it was drizzling so I wrung out my tail and headed down to Jewelry to see what the jewelers were up to. As a matter of fact they were in the middle of making copper cuffs and wire earrings. Despite the rain, some brave paddlers did get into canoes and kayaks to
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JUN
27
2018

Singing in the Rain

This morning I woke up to the bright sun shining from behind Old Bald and I knew that it was going to be a good day. Even when it began to drizzle, my mood never slipped as the campers went off to their second day of activities. I started it out with a lovely stroll to Archery,
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JUN
26
2018

Deck the Halls of Castle with Counselors

Today was the first day of activities, and the campers were out and about with their middies on and ties tied, ready to face the day. First I stopped by the docks to see how the paddlers were spending their first day in the lake. Starmate swimming was busy working on their dives,
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JUN
20
2018

Gone to Carolina

Today was the final day of June Session and a somber sense could be felt throughout camp despite the hustle and bustle of packing, recognitions and awards, and Final Shows. The recognitions began this morning in Chastle (Castle in Chapel), where swimmers, archers, tennis players,
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JUN
19
2018

God of the Hills

Today was the last day of activities, so I decided to make the best of it and see what everyone was up to on this marvelous day. First, I went down to the archery field where the archers were trying to get their last points in before the end of the session and the campers in
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JUN
18
2018

Sitting in the Bow and Taking a Bow

Today was another beautiful day amongst the trees and mountains, even though I was a little sad that it was the final day of some activities. To celebrate the accomplishments of the session, I visited Ceramics, where the campers were pulling their final pieces out of the kiln and
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JUN
17
2018

In the Consecrate Silence Know

Today was the last Sunday of the session and the Chapel service truly made a mark to signify its importance. The Chapel service today was in remembrance of all of the years that campers and counselors have spent at Merrie Woode and how much it means to us. Passages from the
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JUN
16
2018

True Colors

Today I moseyed on into arts and crafts to see what the campers were up to today. Turns out they were hard at work painting views of Lake Fairfield, Old Bald, and other camp icons. Down at the docks the campers who went on the canoeing trip to Lake Jocassee were using their new
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