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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 …

Opening Council 2016

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 …

2016 MW Group

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 …

Joy 2016

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 …

MW Shakedown 2016

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 …

Handshake 2016

June 29, 2016

The Return of Taco Tuesday – 6/28/16

We had a glorious Tuesday at Boys Camp! The sun was shining, and we were really able to get into a daily routine. After Flag …

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