Tag Archives: Summer

Two Months At Camp

Today is chicken nugget day. Tomorrow is a dress-up day and a swim day. Three cheers for public pools. Friday is a theme day. But more importantly, Friday is chicken burger day. Except none of that is true anymore. Camp ended … Continue reading

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No Place Like Camp

Noise. Constant noise. Spills. Half-eaten lunches. Picky eaters. Plain bagels. Straw wrappers. Untied shoelaces. Unscented sunscreen that you can smell from a mile away. Lost water bottles. Lost hats. Lost sweaters. Lost underwear. Yes, lost underwear. Goggles that are too … Continue reading

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Camp Is Over

It feels like yesterday was the first day of pre-camp. It feels like yesterday every staff member was sitting in a circle, struggling to learn everyone’s name. It feels like yesterday we were making parent phone calls. It feels like yesterday we were … Continue reading

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How to be a Great Camp Counsellor in 26 Easy Steps

I never experienced camp from a camper’s perspective. I don’t know what it’s like having people twice my height force a friendship on me with a welcoming smile, or ask me what my snack was. I guess I missed out. … Continue reading

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