We’re Ready

‘When we have the ball we attack, as a team, and when we don’t have the ball we defend, as a team. The way to win is to score more goals/points/runs than them. Simple.’   Pre-game pep talk. The computer

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What A Beautiful Day

‘If 20-a-day smokers inhaled a week’s worth of nicotine all at once, they would die instantly. Think about that next time you light up.’ What a contrast to yesterday. Cool and cloudy yesterday; hot and sunny today. It was so

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Cool Sunday

‘Blame it on the weather; Noah did.’ Lazy Day Sunday is rarely actually lazy, despite its name. We start late, yes, but we go late too. And with the girls from Chippewa Ranch camp here this evening for a colour

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Competition Day

‘The difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion is the thickness of a prison wall.’ My apologies for the late post, folks, but we were out late last night at Club de Noyer for Five Year Night. The Five Year

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TGIF

‘Don’t ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up in the first place.’ We Mixed it Up this morning after our lie-in. We thought we might go for some different sports and games (what’s the

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Hot Thursday

‘Over-schooled, but under-educated: what’s gone wrong?’ As I write this tonight, the cheers from the Mike Dunleavy basketball courts are echoing around the North Woods as the counsellors take on their counterparts from Camp Kawaga. The whole camp is out

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Hump Day

‘To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive.’ And I have been travelling yesterday and today – hence no Word yesterday. I made a flying visit to the North Shore, but I am back where it matters tonight.

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Picture Perfect

‘Aspire to inspire before you expire.’ What a great first day. It was hot; the sun shone; we got the all-camp picture taken; we started the Big Ten instructional program; we played Twilight League tonight, and the Canteen was opened

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Second Session Begins!

‘If you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing it is stupid.’ Einstein. And of course fish cannot climb trees, but if we expect them to do something that they

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Last Night

‘Don’t cry because it’s all over: rejoice that it ever happened at all.’ It is the last night and we came out of our all-camp pizza party a little before 10.00. It has been a long day of softball as

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