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July 20, 2016

Gold Rush and Shakedowns

Positive Way to Start the Day After a quick Polar Bear dip in Lake Michigan to start the day, campers gathered in the Hollow for …

July 20, 2016

Merrowvista Four Trails – the first adventures of Session B

Today Katahdin and Madison are spending their last days in camp before beginning their first adventures. Katahdin did a shakedown hike to the Ledge, while …

July 20, 2016

Discovering Merrowvista

It has been quite an exciting few days here in the Canaan Valley! From the minute campers joined their villages, their time has been filled …

July 19, 2016

The first full day of Boys Camp

Boys Camp enjoyed the first full day of camp to the fullest! We took the morning to finish setting up our community. We visited the …

July 19, 2016

Jumping in to the Routine

Adventure Daringly The Polar Bear call was sounded in the bays at 7:50 am, calling brave campers to the beach for our traditional morning dip in …

July 18, 2016

Welcome to Boys Camp, Session B!

Thanks to all of our parents and campers for joining Boys Camp yesterday. We were a little nervous that it would rain, but the clouds …

July 18, 2016

Kickoffs and Inspiration

Rise and Shine The first full day of camp dawned bright and early with the 8 AM rising bell and beautiful sunshine. The entire camp …

July 17, 2016

White Caps on the Lake Welcome Session B Campers

Opening Day A stormy morning gave way to a gorgeous, windy opening day at Miniwanca Girls Camp as we welcomed 108 campers for Session B. Combined with …

July 13, 2016

jetty sock and other festivities

Good day to you all, it’s that time again, time for another update! We’ve been here a while now but things are far from dull, …

July 13, 2016

Merrowvista Four Trails Update 7/12/16

With session A coming to a close, our explorer villages are coming back to Merrowvista from their final trips. Today Jefferson village returned from their …

July 11, 2016

Final Trips for Four Trails at Merrowvista

All of our explorer villages enjoyed some time in camp over the past two days. As they prepared for their third and final adventures of …

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 …

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