Category Archives: Mar/Apr 07

Gonzo Girl

It was morning meeting at Camp Unalayee, high in the Trinity Alps wilderness in northern California, and it was time to make a decision. Actually, it was time to choose a hike from all those presented by this year’s counselors–one that would round out the experiences and lessons learned during that session, and one that would provide experiences and memories to last through the long winter. My usual preference for a “choice” hike was one that led to a lake … Continue reading

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Counselor-In-Training

Mom’s View By Linda Stalvey I remember my daughter’s first year at All Arts & Sciences Camp at George Mason University. Brynn begged me to let her stay overnight. “Let’s try commuter first, and if you like the camp, you can go residential next year,” I said with my wise mom hat on. After all, she was only a rising second grader! That first night when I picked her up, she railed at me that she’d miss all the fun … Continue reading

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Geocaching Adventure

Scavenger hunts are a common program at most camps. As with all camp programs, the specific details of the hunt (how many people to a team, how many items to find, etc.) may vary, but the general concept is the same–teams of campers and/or staff work to find a variety of items around camp and report back to the starting line before their competitors. No matter how many times you play or how old you are, the game’s always the … Continue reading

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