Category: Woody’s Word

Fantastic Friday

‘When the facts won’t budge, you have to bend your attitudes to them’ Friday is the end of the week for most people, but not for us. The days blend one into the other here, so that there does not

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Back in the Saddle

A small boy was listening to his grandfather tell of his exploits in the war. ‘I fought in Africa, Italy and Germany. I fought with Montgomery, I fought with Wavell and I fought with Eisenhower.’ The little boy looked puzzled

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The Kings of Menominee

Good evening everybody! Jason here – I’ve given Woody the night out. As is tradition, I’d like to apologize for not providing the smooth, elegant English prose that you are used to from our esteemed Assistant Director. I will do

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Getting into our day…

‘Have you ever thought what the world would be like if we took pleasure in each day, just as we find it, doing what we can, where we can, for others a little less fortunate than ourselves.’ Our first full

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First Day of the Summer!

‘We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, becomes a habit’ What a privilege and a pleasure it is to welcome you all back to the Friendly Confines for another summer in the North Woods. I say, ‘back’, to the

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It’s All Over

‘The boy you want your son to be comes home from Camp Menominee.’ It’s the end of another great summer. And what a summer it has been! I’d like to think that everyone had a wonderful time and that many

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History Is Made!

‘Calm deliberation unravels every knot.’ What a way to end the Relay. I have never known a relay as close as this one. It was neck and neck for most of the race, at least until the water. Both teams

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Green and White Field Day

‘We’re not retreating; we’re simply advancing in a different direction.’ I’ve just come into the office from the Sing, and I have to tell you that once again, the Sing was of a high quality. Both teams have been working

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Town Day Part 2

‘Playing like a soccer genius for 89 minutes will all be forgotten if you get a red card in the 90th.’ Another beautiful day, another Town Day. You might recall that Town Day last session was rained out (or the

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Campers Take Over Camp!

‘What makes the battle worth the fighting, what makes the mountain worth the climb, what makes the question worth the asking, what makes the reason worth the rhyme…?’  Dick van Dyke. It was a late night last night after the

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