Backward Day

On August 16, 2006, YMCA Camp Ernst campers and counselors woke to the lovely sound of taps, put their clothes on inside-out, lowered the flag, listened to announcements, ate dessert, ate dinner and finished the meal by singing grace. At 10 a.m., they reported to the flagpole for their evening program. You might be thinking we just plain lost it or warped into some weird camp-version of Bill Murray’s Groundhog Day, but in reality it was all planned, a skewed …


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