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August 3, 2013

It’s a beautiful day in Algonquin Park

Bright sun, a few high white clouds… We had about 20 minutes of rain this afternoon but nothing major… Last night after the dance-off in Rustic Lounge we led the entire camp down to the lakefront with torches, and watched the ending skit for Battle of the Sexes, which culminated in pink fireworks being set […]

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Battle of the Sexes

Today after lunch was a hilarious skit of boys against girls, with much dancing, boys painted blue and girls in pink… Then we spent the rest of the day in competitions of the boys against the girls. First was a campwide collection of field events – obstacle courses etc. Then we had a campwide game […]

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July 31, 2013

Letter from a Dad to a 1st time camper

Open Letter to My Daughter, the Camper, by Scott Shamberg Dear Daughter, Tomorrow you leave for overnight camp, the first time you will be away from home for more than a night and/or not under the supervision of a loving grandparent. Overnight camp is one of the true gifts of your young life — a reward, […]

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Triumph of the Disney Princesses

After lunch today the whole camp went outside to watch an extravaganza skit – gowns, tiaras, crowns, and of course a villain on horseback… It was the capture of the four Disney princesses by the bad guy, with the Junior Girls having to complete various challenges all afternoon to save the Disney princesses – which […]

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July 29, 2013

Day 2 of 2nd session full program

Oh what a great day it’s been… Junior Girls and Boys were  having anchor lessons to learn to windsurf, beginner canoeing and riding lessons… and the Junior girls are just now finishing up their evening activity of Sailing with the Tuck Fairies (i.e. learning to sail and getting candy from the tuck fairies)… Tomorrow evening, […]

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July 26, 2013

They’re here!!!

2nd session started off great (not one camper crying at dinner, and lots of smiles!), and we’re off and running. As the sun sets pink and golden over Teepee Lake, evening activity is winding down.. It was by sections tonight, so campers could start to get to know their section staff and learn their section […]

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July 25, 2013

July 25 Bus Lists

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July 23, 2013

July 23 Bus Lists

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July 22, 2013

High School Musical

The Inter Senior play, High School Musical, just ended… A cast of 90, very cool sets, great singing and dancing…. The quality of acting, singing and dancing was crazy great for camp – resulting not one but two standing ovations – Unlike Toronto, Arowhon does not lightly bestow standing ovations, so this was a real […]

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July 20, 2013

Whitney trip is back!

Half an hour ago the entire camp turned out to welcome back our Senior Boys who paddled across Algonquin to Whitney and back – a trip they’d been training for every morning at 6 for weeks. We’re proud of the boys’ accomplishment, but even prouder of the dedication and teamwork they showed in their training. […]

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