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July 10, 2016

Merrowvista’s Four Fold Tournament Kickoff

Hello Merrowvista friends and family! It’s another silver day here in the Canaan Valley, but Merrowvista campers never let that halt their adventures. After a …

Pipers at the High Ropes Challenge Course for Adventure Day

July 9, 2016

Adventure Day

After a week of Interest Groups, Tribal Games, Night’s Doings, and typical scheduled days, Adventure Day came along! As the Polar Bear call woke sleepy …

July 9, 2016

The last few days for 2-weekers and looking forward to the final week of Session A

Hello! My name is Lucy and I am writing a guest blog post for you today. Here at camp, I am an Itokan which is …

July 8, 2016

Merrowvista Four Trails Update 7/8/16

Here’s some news from the land of Four Trails! Jefferson, Madison and Shaw villages are all back at Merrowvista until the 10th, when they will …

July 7, 2016

Merrowvista update July 6, 2016

Hello parents, back again with another update but before we get into what we’ve been up to since last time I wanted to let you …

July 4, 2016

Boys Camp begins again! – 7/3/16

Sunday was a great day to be in Miniwanca Boys Camp. The day started with just the 3 week campers in camp and ended with …

2 Week Camper moving into her cabin

July 4, 2016

Welcome New Campers!

With only a handful of campers left in Girls Camp, the morning was quiet and peaceful as everyone slept in until breakfast where everyone chowed …

July 3, 2016

The Four Fold Festival

With no polar bear or morning stretch this morning, Girls’ Camp squeezed in some extra Z’s before gathering for a breakfast of muffins, bagels, oatmeal, …

July 3, 2016

Merrowvista update!

Hello again! It hasn’t been too long since our last update but the good times continue to roll on here in the Canaan Valley.  Since …

July 1, 2016

Boys Camp – A Real Life Videogame

Boys Camp had an amazing Thursday! Breakfast was delicious, and ended with the send off for the Adventurers. These rising 10th graders departed after breakfast …

June 30, 2016

Departures, Shakedowns, and a Typical Day – 6/29/15

Boys Camp had a great Wednesday! The Explorers started their journey after breakfast, and all of Boys Camp sang them the traditional goodbye of “Happy …

Cabin of Juniors hanging out before lunch

June 30, 2016

A Sunny, Typical Day in Miniwanca

The Polar Bear Plunge woke up sleepy campers again this morning. Persistent polar bear goers are keeping up their streaks in order to get the …

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