Category Archives: Jun 05

Conceptual Steps

Often, new camp leaders, either counselors or unit leaders, are discouraged when the go to their supervisor for approval of an activity, and they feel “unsupported” when the supervisor has a slew of questions: “How much will it cost? (And where do you think we’ll get that kind of money?) Do you really think this is going to work? Have you got the details worked out? Hmm… I don’t think we’re going to do this; you don’t seem prepared.” That … Continue reading

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Cool Pools, Waterfront & Shade Structures

Was it baby oil and mentholated or olive oil? I can’t remember, but I do recollect that we slathered our bodies with all these different types of greasy remedies in hopes of obtaining the most glorious and radiant of suntans. I live in Colorado where the sun shines more than 300 days a year and so many of its residents yearn to be outdoors. Add to this the hazards of being a mile-plus high in altitude, with thinner air and … Continue reading

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