One of the Best Campsites

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Written by: LucasGroup: ProspectorsMonth: JulyYear: 2020      Today we woke up to a great start. We woke up to a nice foggy river and then ate the best gravy in the world. Then we started canoeing down to a spot that we could swim around for a while, because we made some of our…

Camp News 2020

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Ryan Troyer, of Weldon, IA, joined the staff team in January to serve as a Groupwork Supervisor. Ben Zimmerman, of Goshen, IN joined the staff team in April to serve as a Groupwork Supervisor. Justin Graybill, from Centerville, PA, left Camp in April. Justin served as a Groupwork Supervisor after being a Group Chief for…

Wood Chips

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Wilderness trips are an important part of our camp program. Boys learn how to solve problems and function together in an environment that they naturally thrive in, and this includes trips.

Nothin’ Crossed Off

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Written by: Matthew-Highlanders Have you ever heard the words that pretty much promise a good cookout? Let me give you a scenario. You’re sitting in Chuckwagon, watching the final moments of the movie. You sleepily glance at your watch. 8:23. The film ends, and Chief Erwin flips on the lights and grabs the nearest supervisor….

Change

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Written by: Tim Group: Adventurers Month: November Year: 2019 Today I am going to talk about my life and camp. When I came to camp, I had anger problems, and I had things I needed to talk about. I came on my preplacement and I saw camp and the Adventurer group said they can help…

Skating!

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skating rink at boys camp

Written by: Caleb- Prospector Tuesday was not an average day because we did not write plans that afternoon. We decided to write plans on Sunday, so the whole afternoon was free. Everyone wanted to go skating so we did. We took siesta on the bus trip down, and a little after. There we started skating….

Sauna at Scootac

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Written by: Matthew- Highlanders How do you accomplish a sauna when Scootac is sealed beneath 7-8 inches of ice? You grab an ax and get chopping. That’s what Chief Levi did today at the Highlanders’ first sauna of 2018 (my first sauna, by the way). Chief Levi and Jacob got a fire going on top…