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JUL
26
2019

Until We Meet Again Beneath Old Bald

Today was a bittersweet day, as it was the final full day of the session as well as the day of Final Shows. In the morning, after some quite necessary packing time, we had Castle at Chapel where recognitions were given to the campers that have passed levels in activities and
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JUL
25
2019

Merry Christmas in July!

We woke up and the Christmas spirit was ever present and strong in camp today! As tradition entails, July 25th is a day of celebration at camp. We dress in our greens and reds and embody the happiness that comes with the treasured holiday. We even had a naughty and nice list…for
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JUL
24
2019

Sit Down, John!

Wow. Okay, so Tajar finally got to see the play and because of that, this post is a tad later than usual, and for that I am sorry! I am so full of joy. Being Tajar means I’m lucky enough to sit in on dress rehearsals and photo calls, but it still blows me away to see the final
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JUL
23
2019

Lights, Camera, Action!

Curtains opened at 7:30 pm sharp and the cast of “1776” blew us away. I can’t speak on behalf of the audience, because, truth be told, Tajar sees the play tomorrow night. But based on the cheering and applause echoing off the mountain side, I imagine it was a crowd favorite. I’ll
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JUL
22
2019

All Good Things Come to an End

After a tear jerking Evening Program (Vespers, nonetheless), we all sat in Chapel for an extra moment or so, reflecting on what camp meant to each and every one of us. For me (Tajar or not) camp is my place to be freely myself, have an open arena to fail, and have the support
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JUL
21
2019

Sunday Funday

In case you’re in the mood to cry, there’s a whopping 6 (six) (yes…six??!!) days of camp left. Okay, now that I’ve blotted my tears, let’s recap today! We began with the quintessential Sunday breakfast of quiche and cinnamon rolls (a personal favorite), and then headed off to an
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JUL
20
2019

Swimming, Boating, and Hiding Too!

As I aroused from my treetop perch this morning, I could tell it wasn’t going to be a typical Saturday at camp.  Nobody was heading to their usual activities.  Instead, I saw everybody heading for the waterfront in their bathing suits carrying towels and water bottles.  It turns
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JUL
19
2019

Lights Up!

Wow, lots of pictures today! The Camp Cup photos are in, as well as caving photos, and the full day climb pictures from Southside of Looking Glass! Some of these trip cameras have a mind of their own and they seem to escape for days at a time before I have a chance to snatch the
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JUL
18
2019

A Magical Movie Night

All cozied up with blankets, crazy creeks, and PJs, we settled in with some popcorn and KitKats and watched “Enchanted”! The girls loved every second of the animated-real-movie. It combines real world and imagination, kind of in a way that reminds me of the beauty of camp. We
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JUL
17
2019

Live from the Castle Stage…It’s Wednesday Night!

10 days. That’s a hard pill to swallow. We’re all having so much fun that the thought of the summer wrapping up provoked my Tajar tears…I mean, allergies, and I’ve been moping around all day wishing for more time! The rain storm didn’t help much, but it did muffle my little sobs
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