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The Last Night Of An Incredible Summer

Posted by Jason Sebell on Aug 17, 2013 1:15:00 AM

The last event of every summer at Kenwood & Evergreen is when we burn down the year. After the boys' banquet and the girls' campfire tonight each camp headed to their respective waterfront.  With only the light of the moon overhead a member of the camp leadership team waded into the water towards these enormous wooden numbers created by our maintenance team.  With a torch in hand the numbers were ignited, and a fierce fire burned brightly amidst the darkness of night.  At both beaches campers and counselors huddled together to reflect on the countless memories of the summer.  There were many tears and many more hugs of reassurance.  Slowly the flames of 2013 extinguished, and both beaches fell eerily silent.  And then for the last time this summer we gathered as Camp Kenwood and Camp Evergreen and sang "Taps".  It was an awe inspiring last night of an incredible summer.

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