Monthly Archives: January 2013

Staff contributions

Strangers In Campsite    Well, I was just minding my own business in Cook Tent tonight, taking note of any tidbits Ryan, T.J. or Chief Peter were dropping (a mouse has to live on something, you know), and I saw … Continue reading

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Christmas at Camp

Many activities happen at Camp during the Christmas session. Boys help to decorate Chuckwagon and everyone practices singing Christmas Carols.       We all help make, bake and decorate dozens of cookies to give away to neighbors, as well … Continue reading

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Boys’ Articles from December Session

Traveling Currency Have you ever sat down with a dollar bill and wondered, “Where has this thing been in his time,” or maybe you’ve wondered, “How many things has this thing seen that I haven’t?” I mean who knows when … Continue reading

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Turkey-in-the-Hole 2012 (Thanksgiving at Camp)

Lots of spirit (enthusiasm) is put into Camp’s annual Turkey-in-the-Hole. For weeks ahead of the date, the groups and Supervisors prepare by splitting wood, hauling it to the site, and digging the hole. Here’s a camper’s description of the festivities. … Continue reading

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Articles from the Thanksgiving session

Cutting and splitting fire wood    When we want to cut fire wood, first we get a tool list of all the tools we need to cut and split the wood. Next we use the cross cut saw to cut … Continue reading

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Discoverers’ Manistee River Trip

Flip and Cold Well today we flipped and it was cold. What happened when it flipped was funny. It was me, T.J. and Joe. We were going down the river in a little bit of a current. Well, I’m not … Continue reading

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Explorers’ Dolly Sods Trip

Our First Day Hiking in Dolly Sods  Today, October 1, 2012, the Explorers drove about 5.5 hours from OWBC to the trail head out Dolly Sods Wilderness Area. We hike 2.5 RRN (Rough, Rock and Nerve Racking) miles and ended … Continue reading

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