Posted July 15, 2014 by
Tags: Summer Camp
Many have asked about the weather - is it cold? rainy? windy? We've had a little bit of all the above...but mainly just clouds. While it's chillier than normal, we're still having so much fun!
Let us tell you about a cool (no pun intended) thing that happened - right before it was time to take the swim test yesterday, the clouds cleared and the sun came out, instantly warming up the air temp. Campers were greeted at the swim area with sunny skies, which is incredible considering just 20 minutes earlier it was raining as we said hello to the busses.
Last night campers finished their swim test, ate dinner, were introduced to the Activity Staff, and performed and watched skits introducing their cabins to the rest of Res Camp. It was a busy night, learning all of the different names and faces that they'll be seeing for the next two weeks. At 9:30, campers gathered in their cabins for a time of reflection - talking about their highs and lows of the day and praying with one another before going to bed. As 10 rolled around, lights were flipped off and their first day of camp was in the books!
This morning, campers woke up to do Solid Rock, if they wanted. We ate breakfast, went to Cabin Impacts, Morning Watch, Camper Worship, and activities. Lunch followed, with an hour afterwards for some much needed rest time. Another round of activities kept them busy for much of the afternoon - now, they're in the middle of OPA, optional play activity time, where they can do activities as a cabin. Res campers follow this general schedule most days at camp.
To the parents of Res Campers, make sure to stay tuned tomorrow for pictures of your campers - they'll be up on our photo site before lunch tomorrow!