A beautiful day at camp yesterday (of course, we have altered our standards to accept gray, humid, moist and drizzling as a beautiful day).  We dodged as many dark clouds as we could! YOU NEVER KNOW*!

Fortunately, we have lots of facilities so we can juggle and make things happen, despite the weather! It doesn’t stop much here! EVERYDAY*!

soccerOur program yesterday consisted of Gaga, gymnastics, Legos, Archery, swim instruction, boating, team handball, (senior boys went on canoe trip), ghost, kickball, Arts & Crafts, basketball , zumba, yoga, tennis, the zip line, the toboggan slide, bumper cars, dance, volleyball, play rehearsal, football, fitness, hockey, rollerblading, golf, and track!  NOT BAD for very soggy conditions! We GOT the facilities and know how to manage them! Camp is THE BEST OF WHAT’S AROUND*!

luau2Last night we had some lakeside FUN with a LUAU for Lower Camp, the Inters and Nationals; limbo, hula skirts, games, water ski show and even a hint of a the first sunset of the summer!

Then a little “UTL”Under The Lights with Brad The Hypnotist doing card tricks as a warm up to his magic classes tomorrow.

Screen Shot 2013-07-03 at 5.37.52 PMWhile the older kids (Seniors/Dorm/Club/LIT/CIT) went to Bethel Woods to see Dave Mathews Band (Nothing like going to the Woodstock site prepared for a heavy downpour to really get the “essence” of Woodstock)! But alas, it actually ONLY lightly drizzled during the latter part of the show!

Animal Update for no RHYME OR REASON*: One of our “goats” has a new name, you know, the mini-horses now known as Chipmunk & Donkey; the rabbits are doing fine and our chickens are just about ready to produce eggs and leave their coop. However, we have decided to hold off on getting Kosher The Pig* until we go to the Wayne County Fair!

This morning was Porch Breakfast, which meant breakfast kind of in bed, then Magic Classes, regular Activities, inter camp games of course throughout the day and then in the evening it is Square Dancing!

Thursday, the 4th of July we have lots of fun activities planned… from our ceremonial flag raising to our Camp-a-palooza concert  to our Guinness record breaking attempt of simultaneous leap frogging to coed activities (a July 4th tradition) that ends with the Upper Camp presentation of High School Musical (highlights will be on FNFlix).

The big fireworks display is traditionally on the 5th of July (which we plan to do at after services at Sunset Lake).

All in all, an exciting line-up as we hope the weather system gets our message….
We are all just longing to sit down on the grass !!! A GOOD GOOD TIME*!

Okay, the concert-goers are home safely,
From after the Luau,
Aloha Mitch

PS: Not sure if I need to explain (*)..but those are song titles from the Dave Mathews Band!

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