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July 22, 2018

Rainy Goodbyes

In Girls Camp it was another gray day on Lake Michigan. This was appropriate because of the bittersweet nature of the day. We had to …

July 21, 2018

The Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow

This morning we were woken up by quite a beautiful sun shower. The sky opened up as the morning bell was rung, and after the …

July 18, 2018

What a Wonderful Wednesday at Girls Camp

This morning at Girls Camp we woke up to a chilly morning and an even chillier Polar Bear for all those who chose to jump …

July 18, 2018

Techno Taco Tuesday- A Boy’s Camp Tradition

Yesterday in Boy’s Camp, we had our first full typical day; full of Interest Groups like Woodshop, Archery, Fishing, Paddle Sports, Soccer, and even a …

July 18, 2018

Candlelight Sing

Yesterday the Farmhouse received a phone call from our fellow community member, the Loon Center.  Your camper has been practicing living in a community: their …

July 17, 2018

Boys Camp Four Trails Update

Camp has begun and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome so many Four Trails campers into the sacred sand dunes of Miniwanca. We’ll be …

July 17, 2018

Girls Camp Four Trails Update

Camp has begun and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome so many Four Trails campers into the sacred sand dunes of Miniwanca. We’ll be …

July 17, 2018

Update from our Four Trails Groups!

Camp Merrowvista finally got some rain today!  The storm didn’t last long, but it poured and thundered hard enough to delay Little Haystack’s canoe shakedown …

July 16, 2018

Session 1B and 3B First Full Day!!

Campers woke up this morning with as much excitement as they have on Christmas morning! After a yummy breakfast of bagels, eggs, and fruit campers …

July 16, 2018

Life at Camp

Camp Merrowvista has been an important part of my life since the beginning of this century.  I have seen this beautiful community from almost every …

July 15, 2018

My Own Self, At My Very Best, All the Time – A Messy and Marvelous Opportunity.

It is hard to believe we said goodbye to our 2 week campers last night. The Grand Council ceremony was beautiful, with campers leading us …

July 12, 2018

Four Trails Update 7/12/2018

Shaw Village had a speedy conclusion to their canoeing trip. On their final morning, they began the day at 4:30 am and had their fastest …

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