November 16, 2018

Woodland Games Photo Gallery

Running, sneaking, trivia and hiding. Group, individual and team. We had games of all kinds this week! Our campers not only spent their time together playing games like Beckon and Windigo, they explored the trails and woods of Umstead State Park, learned to identify trees, practiced fire-building, and much more. It was a full week […]

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November 9, 2018

Animal Instincts Photo Gallery

We kicked off our week with Mammal Monday and never looked back! We learned about amphibians, reptile, birds, and even insects. We found critters of all kinds, from snakes to worms. We played games and hiked the trails of Harris Lake County Park. We had an especially good time listening to all kinds of stories […]

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November 5, 2018

Tadpole Photo Gallery

Our Tadpole campers had a swimmingly good time this week! We learned about the rules of whittling and got to practice throughout the week. We went on a bug hunt and learned a little bit about nature’s camouflage by looking at and for bugs. We played games like Werewolf and Beckon. We took time each […]

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October 31, 2018

Campfire Cooking Photo Gallery

We couldn’t have picked a better theme for our cool fall weather than Campfire Cooking! Campers learned all about fire building, practiced constructing ‘log cabin’ and ‘teepee’ style fires, and then we built one together to cook on. Fires aren’t the only part of cooking though. Campers practiced knife skills chopping potatoes, onions, garlic, carrots, […]

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October 19, 2018

Monster Photo Gallery

Although Hurricane Michael shortened our week a bit, we still made the most of our time together! During Monster camp we played lots of different games like Six Feathers, Giants-Wizards-Elves, and a new game, which the campers named Witch’s Broom. Along with playing games, we told stories, and made monster costumes and masks. The week culminated in […]

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October 19, 2018

Outdoor Survival Skills Photo Gallery

We had a thrilling and adventurous week out at Umstead State Park. We learned about many different aspects of outdoor survival. We touched on everything from fire-building to shelter-building to learning to prepare a fresh-caught fish. We learned the basics of first-aid and what to do in the event of an outdoor emergency. Of course, […]

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