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July 27, 2017

JULY 27 – BUS LISTS

Here are the bus lists!  July 27 – Bus Lists

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July 25, 2017

The Sun Sets on First Month 2017

The cold wind outside today only served to make the inside of the cabins cozier as campers and stuff snuggled in together to enjoy their last day on The Planet. Packing went smoothly and we spent the rest of the day doing warm fuzzies and cabin bonding activities. Many a marshmallow was roasted, bus letters written, […]

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July 24, 2017

July 25 – BUS LISTS

Here are the bus lists!  July 25 – Bus Lists

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July 23, 2017

The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow!

The last couple days of each session always have a different feeling then the rest of camp. It is clear we are winding down but at the same time winding up. Its hard to put your finger on what it is that the camp is feeling right now. Its almost as if everyone’s energy levels […]

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July 22, 2017

Knights and Dragons and Jesters Oh My!

It’s hard to believe that it’s already time for the end-of-month banquet that everyone’s been waiting for: Cotillion! The Senior Girls have been working all month long to make beautiful decorations to transform the ML into a medieval castle. When we entered dinner tonight, we were greeted by banners, shields, paper crowns, and royal scrolls […]

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Who’s Camp? OUR CAMP!!!

The action started here bright and early this morning with the seniors running into the inters cabins to wake them up and get them pumped for the much-anticipated full camp special day. Both sides of camp battled all day on the lake and on the shore to prove their worth to take over camp. They […]

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July 20, 2017

What a day at camp!

There were so many special things at camp today it is hard to keep track! Many activities chose to switch it up and break from regular programming. Windsurfing took advantage to the light wind and held an around the lake paddleboard race. Fitness, Aerobics and Dance combined with Arts and Crafts for a mix of […]

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July 19, 2017

The Boys are Back!

It was an historic day here at Arowhon; after 6 years of careful planning, our first trip to the Missinaibi River since 2005 returned to the hollers, whoops and excited cheering of the entire camp! 9 brave point men and 3 trippers paddled into the trip fingers in perfect ‘V’ formation, after 15 days of […]

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July 18, 2017

A Dream Come True

The sun was shining again today over Tepee Lake and it was a perfect day for the Little Mermaid-themed swimming special day. Campers sang and swam and bounced and blobbed to their hearts content as they helped Ariel (a.k.a. climbing instructor Evan who looked remarkable in a bright red wig) overcome obstacles to reunite with his […]

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Why outdoor discomfort is good for growth

The Globe and Mail Metro (Ontario Edition) 17 Jul 2017 MATT MOSTELLER PETER POWER/THE GLOBE AND MAILPeople stand to learn so much from challenging themselves in the outdoors. These experiences make us stronger and increase confidence, with myriad benefits to be gained in other facets of life. Six lessons gleaned from spending time out of […]

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