Amidst thunder and lightning, we had our Log night last night led by Assistant Directors, Barb and Jai. We cozied-up in the Den and heard the culmination of inside jokes, moments of reflection and revelations about the summer of 2019. “Can you imagine 10 American Archers?” “Lost 7 CITs, Found 7 Lifeguards!” and so on.
In other news, 2nd shack hiked to Fairy ring last Friday and slept out waking up to Fairy rocks left for them. They built fairy houses and enjoyed s’mores under the August night skies and Perseid meteor showers. “A shooting star is not a star, it’s not a star at all! A shooting star’s a meteor, headed for a fall!”
Fourth shack had a spectacular trip to Camden Hills hiking The Maiden Cliffs and Mt. Batty. Penobscot Bay and Camden Harbor views at the top make the hike extra special.
Third Shack and all of Senior End headed off to Popham Beach for fun in the surf, protecting their sandwiches from seagulls and building sand castles.
While days were filled w accomplishments and achieving campers, EPs were: MS. TACKEY – a fan favorite!, Birthday Party – celebrating all 9 camper birthdays this session, a sold out show of A Mid Summer’s Night Dream – AKA our very own Shakespeare in the Park, Senior Village’s campfire with a theme of Happy Endings and a back breaking game of Gargoyles!
Blue White games filled our spare moments (Ha!) this week. We had the Oak Island Swim, Swim Races, soccer, kickball, softball games and a
There is a feeling of glee in camp. Plaques have been posted by Senior Village campers, formal photos were taken memorializing our summer together, celebrations of just about every kind have been going on. It’s a bittersweet time of year: the anticipation of seeing family mixed with saying “see you later” to our summer family.
Until next year! Aionur