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August 1, 2016

Merrowvista Four Trails Update July 31, 2016

We had two villages return to the Canaan Valley this afternoon. Flag Village made a triumphant return with all girls successfully biking over camp hill. …

July 30, 2016

Creating and Sharing Together

Most Miniwanca mornings begin with the Polar Bear Call, inviting all campers to Dip, Dip-Dip-Dip into Lake Michigan.  The last several days the water has been …

July 30, 2016

Merrowvista Four Trails Update July 29, 2016

Flag village is in the home stretch! They’re spending the night at Lake Ivanhoe, and rumor has it they might have gotten a visit from …

July 30, 2016

Merrowvista In-Camp Update July 29, 2016

The first full week of camp is coming to a close, and the first round of interest groups has ended, but things are just starting …

July 28, 2016

Boys Camp – Best in Show

Wednesday at Boys Camp was awesome! We again followed our typical day schedule. During Community Time the age groups divided into camp to have adventures …

July 28, 2016

Growing Strong

Growth Our theme for the day was growth and we saw campers stretching and growing all day long! Avail Service in the Community After an …

July 28, 2016

Merrowvista Four Trails Update July 27, 2016

Madison village returned this afternoon from a terrific bike shakedown to Skelley’s! Tomorrow, they will depart for their trip around the Lakes Region, right on …

July 28, 2016

Merrowvista In-Camp Update July 27, 2016

It has been a beautiful and sunny couple days here at Merrowvista, and everyone has been excited to soak it up in these first days …

July 27, 2016

Techno Taco Tuesday in Boys Camp!

Tuesday was a great day in Boys Camp! The morning was filled with Interest Groups, and the first Community Time of the 2 week session. …

July 27, 2016

A Beautiful Day

The day began with morning stretch led by our Explorer 1 group who shared stories and quotes about the beauty of the world around them.  …

July 26, 2016

International Elf Day

Boys Camp was proud to celebrate the best of all holidays yesterday: International Elf Day! We celebrated all things elven by playing games, eating some …

July 26, 2016

Merrowvista Session B 2 & 3 week camp off and running

It has been a little over 24 hours since campers arrived at Merrowvista for the 2 and 3-week sessions, and those hours have been packed …

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