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July 22, 2016

The Force Awakened on Planet Arowhon

It was an incredible day at camp as the 4 teams battled to take down Kylo Ren and save Planet Arowhon! All morning long campers competed in activity competitions… Red Poe, Blue Finn, Green Rey, and White BB-8 raced against each other in sail boats, canoes, and on windsurfers, rallied it out on the tennis […]

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July 21, 2016

July Special Day

is Star Wars, the fight for the empire. We just came from watching the extravaganza skit to break tthe special day to the full camp… 30 staff in costumes acting, fireworks, light sabres, sound and sets. Tomorrow 4 teams will compete to take back the empire… Minus the Juniors who left on trip this morning. They […]

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July 20, 2016

Green Leech was Great!!!

The citizens of Planet Arowhon woke up well rested after last night’s ETB and ready to go for another beautiful day. Everyone was thrilled with the matzoh ball soup at lunch (a fan fave) and the Senior Girls were excited to get tuck after lunch. Campers spent all of their spare time today preparing for the […]

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July 19, 2016

Long Trip is Back!!!

It was another beautiful, breezy day in Algonquin but the highlight was definitely the return of the Senior Boys’ long trip. After 10 days of trail blazing the Temagami wilderness, navigating exhilarating white water, and conquering challenging portages, they paddled back onto Teepee Lake with style. The entire camp ran down to the waterfront to meet them, […]

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July 18, 2016

Back to programming

After a great day of sleeping in and carnival craziness, campers were excited to get back into regular activities today. It was warm and sunny with a nice breeze on Teepee Lake – a perfect day for the windsurfing race at rest hour! The Senior Boys white after trip came back with amazing stories of their […]

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July 17, 2016

CIRCUS DAY!!!!

Did we fool you parents too? We really pulled one over on the kids by “cancelling” Circus Day due to the rain on Friday… Best “fakeout” ever, right? It was a way better excuse than “there’s not enough cups in the ML” and it came as a huge surprise when we brought everyone together for […]

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July 16, 2016

The sun came back!

We were happy to the sun show its face again on Teepee Lake today. After the crazy dance party we had last night, the whole camp was buzzing with energy all day! We have 2 beloved alumni (Sam Fergus and Jake Yanowski – both former Inter Boys Section Heads) visiting and doing extra fun activities […]

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July 15, 2016

Magen Boys Rocked Rustic Lounge

We had to postpone Circus Day because of the rain, but that didn’t stop the Magen Boys from coming and hosting an EPIC dance party in Rustic Lounge!!! Juniors, Inters and Seniors rocked out together and we’ve never seen so much energy or so many awesome dance moves in one place at one time! The […]

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July 14, 2016

LIT Power!

It was a crazy day on Teepee Lake! The wind was HUGE and sailboats and windsurfers were flying across the lake. Campfire cooking made BLT’s and the wind carried the delicious aromas all around camp. We welcomed some Inter Boys back from their canoe trips and look forward to seeing more of them tomorrow! The […]

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Behind the Curtain

So sorry I didn’t blog last night. We had a Senior Staff meeting that went on quite late. I’m telling you about it because once, when my own kids were young and we were on one of those necessary visits to DisneyWorld, we were lucky enough to be riding the monorail mid-day, at a quiet […]

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