Each session our campers share their thoughts, experiences, and adventures. We’ve chosen to post some of their articles on our web site to give you a window into the rich life of therapeutic camping.

Why to Have a Good Attitude

Name: Devyn Group: Highlanders Month: October Year: 2017   Today I’m going to talk about why you should have a good attitude on a hiking trip. The first reason is that it keeps everybody moving. You could yell, “This is boring,” which would destroy everybody’s spirit. Or you could yell at the start of an…

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What I learned at Camp

Written by Isaiah-Adventurers I learned to choose to have a good attitude. I learned to talk about my feelings. Also I learned to build relationships. I learned to choose to have a good attitude because I can benefit by going home. Before camp I did not trust people because of what people did to me….

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A Long Hard but Wonderful, Powerful, Worthwhile Day!

Written by: Cameron – Prospectors Today we hiked 9.7 miles, talk about a work out. But boy was it worth it, not that we got a big prize or trophy at the end of the day! But thinking of how much pushed us and how much progress we made, it’s worth it. Right at the…

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Canoe Day

Written by: Jordan – Highlanders Well today I got to do some stuff that is really fun. I got to paddle. I really like paddling, but I don’t know why. But a cool thing, is, is that I was able to keep up for seven miles, and it was pretty awesome. And we had to…

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Ups and Downs

Written by: Alex – Adventurers Today we hiked 6 miles, 6 rough, tough, and fun miles. We did a lot of ups and downs today also. We hiked until we found a very good campsite near Ripper Hollow. Ripper Hollow has a nice flowing stream where I plan to build a dam with Tony. Hopefully,…

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The Best Day in Ohio

Written by: Steve – Prospectors Hello my name is Steve. Today we got the A-frame sleep tent completely finished for the Ohio Boys Camp. I had a whole lot of fun building the sleep tent for the camp. This was the first time that any of us built an A-Frame sleep tent. When our group…

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Raising the Cooktent

Written by: Nolan Group: Mountaineers Month: April Year: 2010 The cook tent is coming along. It has a rocket cooker and a hearth of course and right now we have all the post done, a beam, and a rail. Just soon we are going to put on our rafters and tarp before we know it….

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What Camp Does for Us

Written by: Elijah Group: Prospectors Month: April Year: 2010 Why do we come to camp? We come to camp to help ourselves and others. At home I would disrespect my parents when they would try to help me. For example, if they tried to tell me to do something I wouldn’t care and would do…

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How to build a tent

Written by: Shaquan Group: Adventurers Month: April Year: 2010 First you get the material. Next you skin the material. Next you take down the old tent. Then you take up the material to the pile. Next you plant post. After that you ask supervisors for the band-boards. Then you nail them to the post. After…

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Aquatic Life

Written by: Lucas Group: Highlanders Month: April Year: 2010 I have a goal on aquatic life. I think it is a pretty wide ranged goal. That is part of the reason I got it. The main subject I want to touch on is the Manatee. They have a couple of names. The other names for…

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