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July 22, 2019

Creating Our New Community

“The world is shaped by two things — stories told and the memories they leave behind.” ― Vera Nazarian, Dreams of the Compass Rose Today began the …

July 21, 2019

Four Trails Update – New Beginnings

It’s opening day for Session B, and the final opening day for Four Trails for the summer!  Our Trailblazers, Explorers, and Adventurers for this session …

Miniwanca, Adventurer, Girls Camp, Michigan

July 21, 2019

Welcome Session B Campers

Welcome to Session B, Miniwanca family and friends! We’re so excited to have this blog space to share a little piece of our Miniwanca experience …

Miniwanca, Grand Council, Girls Camp, Session A

July 18, 2019

Grand Council

Happy days indeed, here at Miniwanca. Our campers woke this morning to gray skies and threats of rain, but the bad weather held off long …

Doc Wheels, Polar Bear, Miniwanca, Girls Camp

July 17, 2019

Doc Wheels Fun Run

Today at Camp Miniwanca we had a not so typical day. We started off with the famous Doc Wheels Fun Run, where campers get to …

July 17, 2019

Let the Four-Fold Games Begin

It is the third and final week of the session here at Merrowvista, which means that the Four Fold Tournament is in full swing. On …

July 16, 2019

Four Trails Update – Coming Home and Continuing Adventures

As we near the end of Session A, Four Trails campers are in high spirits after their many adventures. Over the next three days we’ll …

Adventurers, girls, miniwanca girls camp

July 16, 2019

A Beautiful Miniwanca Day

Today we had another typical day filled with campers’ Interest Groups. We started the day with our normal Polar Bear call and Morning Stretch. Today …

Miniwanca, safari, girls camp

July 15, 2019

Safari

What a wonderful day we’ve had at Miniwanca! After a weekend full of excitement and fun, we were all happy to get back to our …

July 14, 2019

WankaCarts

From Friday, July 12th – “The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” – Coretta Scott King Today’s theme …

July 14, 2019

Extreme Polar Bear and Leader Hunt

From Thursday, July 11th – Words cannot convey the beauty of this place, exemplified even more by some great weather today!  Many of our campers …

Miniwanca, Girls Camp, Four Fold Tournament

July 14, 2019

Four Fold Tournament

Welcome to another Sunday at Miniwanca! As always, the schedule is a little different here on Sundays. We started our day by taking it easy …

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