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August 3, 2018

Ride In!

On the lovely Wednesday morning everyone woke up in extreme anticipation of the excitement coming. Both Boys and Girls campers woke up a little bit …

August 2, 2018

Hear Hear to Another Great Day

Today, in the Canaan Valley, life was filled with wonder of all kinds. When over 100 unique and youthful personalities are living in community, so …

August 1, 2018

The Third Day

Amid the early morning birdsong and quieting crickets of the forest, a bell rang up and out of its small enclosure to deflect off the …

August 1, 2018

Coed Four Trails Update!!

In the spirit of One Miniwanca here’s a coed blog post for Four Trails. Woohoo! It’s the final week of camp and the Four Trails …

July 31, 2018

Atypical Days are Loads of Fun!!

Three days ago Boys Camp had an atypical day! We started off the morning per usual with polar bear, flag raising, breakfast of yummy home …

July 31, 2018

Morning Magic

The bell rang this morning at 7:15am, signifying the start of a full first day of camp for our 2 and 3 week villages. Before …

July 31, 2018

Typical Day at Girls Camp

After an amazing day filled with co-ed festivities yesterday, Girls Camp got back in the groove of a typical day. We were woken up by …

July 30, 2018

Everybody Has Arrived!!!

Today we welcomed Pioneer, Trailblazer, and Odyssey campers to the Canaan Valley alongside their parents, family, and friends –  and what a day it was!  …

July 30, 2018

Tribal Cup and Thunder Dome

Today on the sand dunes of Miniwanca we had a little bit of an abnormal day. Boys and Girls Camp both woke up a little …

July 29, 2018

Trail Updates!

Standing on the pier in Portland, I watched the ferry disappear into the fog.  Aboard were 32 Voyageurs and bicycles, all departing on their journey …

July 29, 2018

July 28, 2018

On the eve of another opening day, we repost this blog from last summer written by a current camper parent, Amanda Kuhnert. We can’t wait …

July 27, 2018

July 27, 2018

Another full day in the Canaan valley. This morning began with a whirlwind of packing go-getters, the Discoverers waking at 7 am to begin packing …

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