What DIDN'T we do at Camp yesterday? It's hard to say since there were so many fun things go on.
Today was a great day in our overnight camp for trips, outdoor adventures, tournaments and music. Just after reveille woke us up Kenwood's 15 and Under Tri-State Softball team began its march through our campus. Stopping at each bunk area they did warm ups, sang their psych-up song, and put on a short demonstration for the younger campers.
We began this fourth Monday of the summer with all sorts of camp spirit since today was Evergreen's Tri-State Softball tournament. For over 60 years we have hosted this special event and it's a major milestone in the summer for our Senior girls.
Last night, we did our typical Friday night rituals and traditions. We had our Friday night service, then the whole camp gathered in the tent to watch the weekly wrap up video and two movies made by campers in our film department. Then I surprised the kids by saying that I had one more thing to show...
We had an amazing 3rd week of the summer. It began with Spirit Day and Cartoon Mania, and was then followed by some pretty fantastic day trips, overnight hikes, tournaments, and great times on campus. Click below to watch so many of the best moments of this past week at our overnight camp in NH!
When I'm giving tours during the summer one of the most common questions that I get asked is so what do you do at camp when it rains? At a lot of other camps they watch movies or sit in their bunks and wait for the clouds to pass. Not at K&E. This is one of those questions we LOVE to answer because we do amazing things, and whenever possible, we play outside in the rain!
We woke up this morning to some delightful news. Spokin, the food allergy app, had profiled us on their website in a list of "Top Food Allergy-Friendly Overnight Camps". For a very long time we have been proud to be the summer home for boys and girls allergic to peanuts, tree nuts, mustard, dairy, eggs, citrus, mustard, and more! Click on the image below to see what they said. And thanks to Spokin for recognizing our efforts to keep our friends with food allergies safe!
While our weekdays are filled with almost 40 different fun sports, arts, waterfront and outdoor adventure activities, our weekends are all about special events that bring our brother sister camps together. This morning when our campers woke up and left the cabins they saw counselors all over the property dressed up as different famous cartoon characters.