August 30, 2019

Sunflower Photo Gallery

This wild and creative bunch of campers was an excellent way to close our summer at Umstead State Park. They ran in the fields, hid in the woods, splashed in the creeks and much more. We spent our week playing some classic Schoolhouse games like Beckon, building forts, and looking for critters. Take a look […]

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August 30, 2019

Chipmunk Photo Gallery

Whittling! Forts! Games! Oh my! We had a blast closing out our summer season with this awesome group of campers. We explored the trails and creeks of Umstead State Park, made new friends, sang songs, heard stories, and much more. We found several critters, including a box turtle that was a highlight for many campers. […]

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August 30, 2019

Outdoor Photography & Journaling Photo Gallery

This week in camp we practiced our outdoor photography and journaling skills. You can even see some of our work in this gallery! A few of the photos have initials in the corner of the image and those initials represent the camper who took that photo. We love the memories we created in photos, journals, […]

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August 30, 2019

Coyote Photo Gallery

This week in Coyote camp, we ventured into the forest to play a few games, like Sock Wars, Werewolf, and Jump the Creek. We also constructed a rock garden in the Eno River, and found various sizes of the nonvenomous, Northern water snakes. Along with flora and fauna and games, we heard a number of […]

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August 30, 2019

Fantastical Botanicals Photo Gallery

This plant-powered week truly lived up to its name as campers practiced their plant identification skills, learned about some of their incredible powers, and used those properties to make salve and lip balms. Plants weren’t the only focus this week – we got to play plenty of games like Werewolf, Windigo, and Dragon’s Egg. Whittling […]

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August 30, 2019

Animal Homes and Hideaways Photo Gallery

Campers spent the week learning about all the different types of homes that forest animals build themselves. We made birds nests, and dreys constructed on platforms in the forest, and burrows in the ground. After hiking through the park and searching for signs of animals and their abodes, campers made life-size replicas and played in […]

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