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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Championships

‘What do you say when someone says that you are in denial, but you’re not?’ The King of the Camp championships were played all day, and it looks like the Phoenix have triumphed. The Senior basketball was supposed to take

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Sun AND Wind

‘They are able who think they are able.’  Virgil, Roman poet. The Wind were blowing the Sun away today until the Sun team realised that they were able to do this. So they dug deep in the third and final

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Hot and Humid

‘I wonder what kind of bird Humpty Dumpty would have turned into? Sadly, we’ll never know.’ ‘We’re having a heatwave’ we sang at lunch as the temperature was pushing the upper 80s. What a contrast to yesterday! More Sun and

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Town Day

‘Go often to the house of a friend, for weeds soon choke up the unused path.’ We went to town today. That was the special thing we do on the last Sunday of the first session. By the time we

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Super Saturday

‘A thousand forests are born of one little acorn.’ The sun shone and the wind blew today as we got back into the swing of things. And by dinnertime the Sun really did shine, and the Wind really did blow,

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Everyone is back!

‘Seek home for rest, for home is best.’  Thomas Tusser 1524-1580 And home is where everyone is tonight. All the trips returned home successfully and with plenty of stories to tell. We have just finished in Wasserman Hall where the

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Where is everyone?

‘If we end up without enough water for all the people in the world, is that because there are too many people or not enough water?’ That’s thought provoking isn’t it. I’ve always maintained that making people – especially young

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Trips Ahoy!

‘It’s a small world, although I wouldn’t want to paint it.’ All the trips got away this morning. The Senior cabin are down-state, white water rafting; the 14 year old’s are in Minneapolis and the 13 year old’s are in

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Happy Birthday Koz

‘The 4th of July, the 4th July The date we bid the US goodbye’ (one rhyme you won’t hear in America, haha) For us, in Britain, the 4th of July is not celebrated quite like it is here. But I

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