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July 25, 2016

Four Trails Update July 25th, 2016

Flag village returned from a bike shakedown this afternoon, accompanied by Ollie, one of our bike mechanics. They feasted on a delicious lunch at Skelley’s …

July 25, 2016

Back to Full Strength

Sunday saw the Boys Camp community expand itself in many ways. The day started with our traditional Sunday breakfast of Wanca-bread, after which we headed …

July 25, 2016

Into the Groove

Our campers started the day with the warmest Polar Bear thus far and quickly jumped straight into an action packed Miniwanca day. After dancing to Star …

July 24, 2016

Here Comes the Sun

A gentle rain began to fall as we headed to bed last night, bringing cool breezes to break the heat and humidity. After showers through the night,  a …

July 23, 2016

Avail Senior Day of Service

Service and Community Building are part of our mission Miniwanca Avail Seniors stepped up today to help two local area charities: Trinity Lutheran Church Community …

July 22, 2016

The annual running of the Wanca-Karts!

Thursday was an amazing day in Boys Camp! We were on our typical day schedule with Interest Groups and Community Time happening in the morning. …

July 22, 2016

A Day Full of Opportunity

Cabin 18 set the tone for the day, offering  personal, insightful reflections on Opportunity at Morning Stretch.  As one camper said, “Opportunity means to me– …

July 22, 2016

Merrowvista Four Trails update 7/21

Flag village summited Goose Eye mountain today! According to a message we received, they had “a lovely day of hiking” and were the first people …

July 22, 2016

Nearing the end of Discoverers 2016

Hello everyone! The last two days of Camp have been filled with a variety of exciting activities. The weather has been beautiful here in the …

July 21, 2016

Wednesday at Boys Camp

Wednesday was a typical day in Boys Camp, but the hot weather kept it interesting. After breakfast and first Interest Group our age groups met …

July 21, 2016

Rain AND Shine

Happy Trails to our Adventurers and Explorers Trips Today dawned sunny and the polar bears were out in force.  The humidity was also out in …

July 20, 2016

Getting in the Groove

Boys Camp hit it’s stride on Tuesday! We enjoyed the first fully typical day of the week. All of the campers and staff seemed to …

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