Month

// July 2016
JUL
31
2016

Opening Day!

       Today is the day; the very first day of the August Session. I was awakened early this morning by the shrill screams of delight of campers arriving to their assigned cabins. It was a wonderful sight; old friends reconnecting after a year of being apart, saying bittersweet
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JUL
28
2016

Banquet Night

The last day of camp has been a busy and fun-filled day! We started in Chapel with a big Lost-N-Found session, activity awards and devotional presented by the youngest cabins. During the day, the campers enjoyed showing off everything they’ve learned and done throughout the
JUL
27
2016

It’s Time for the Closing Campfire

Today was the last day of regular scheduled camp. I started my morning off in the center of camp, where Weaving, Ceramics, and Stained Glass were finishing up their projects. Arts & Crafts have been getting ready for the Art Show after 4th period. It looks like we have some
JUL
26
2016

The Little Mermaid and Plaque Night

It’s been a warm day here at camp; everyone has been practicing and preparing for Final Shows on Thursday. I started my morning off in the Arts and Craft hut, where campers used bubble solution and shaving cream to create fun art. The Ceramics classes have been putting the
JUL
25
2016

Plaque Night and Christmas in July

Even though it’s the last week of camp for Main Session, we haven’t let that slow us down! This morning in the Dining Hall during breakfast, everyone celebrated Christmas in July. The Dining Hall was decked out in lots of Christmas decorations and everyone dressed up in their
JUL
24
2016

Follow the Gleam

     What a wonderful Sunday it’s been! There is no better way to kick start the week than with a Chapel service surrounded by family and friends; and nothing beats having our very own Glee Club serenade us with their weekly song accompanied by the Ballet Dance class! It was
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JUL
23
2016

It’s a Great Day for the Race!

       Wow, what a crazy last Saturday of camp it’s been. Since ten o’clock this morning I could hear the hooting and hollering of campers on the boat docks cheering on their peers as they competed furiously at the Swim and Boat Race; and special shout-out to the swimmers for
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JUL
22
2016

Director’s Showcase

This morning I was napping in Chapel, when some of the drama group woke me up as they started practicing for their Director’s Showcase. I was intrigued to see how the other scenes would play out, so I followed them back up to Castel and watched the dress rehearsal. Everyone is in
JUL
21
2016

We Love Pizza and Popcorn

Today was another fun-filled day here at Camp Merrie-Woode! There has been an on-going tennis tournament this week and I can’t wait to see who wins. Down at the Stables, the campers played Simon Says while riding their horse around the ring. The Ceramics classes are almost done
JUL
20
2016

Walking on Sunshine

It was another sunny and hot day here at camp, but no one let that stop them from having fun. I started my morning off dancing with the Zumba class. What a blast! I then went over to see what was happening in the Weaving Hut; the campers were finishing up their chairs and other