100 Days Until Camp Countdown

One might see the fluffy flakes of snow covering the campus pool, ropes course, and playground as a sign of winter still among us. For those of us who live 10 months out of the year to truly live for two, we are celebrating, rejoicing, and stocking up on sunscreen. Today marks the start of our 100 days until camp countdown! To prepare you for the awesome summer we have in store, here are 100 things you can look forward to this summer at St. Paul’s Summer Camp:

  1. Tye Dye Tuesdays
  2. Soaring down the zip line
  3. Canon balls in the pool
  4. Friendship bracelets
  5. Robot building with Mr. Scott
  6. Baking competitions
  7. 4th of July parade
  8. Kickball tournaments
  9. Squash with Coach Patrick Bedore
  10. Olympics opening ceremony
  11. New CIT program
  12. Counselor Dylan dressing as a cowboy
  13. Learning to juggle
  14. Meeting new friends
  15. Seeing old friends
  16. High fiving your counselors
  17. Slip n slide
  18. Scavenger hunts
  19. Lacrosse with Coach Patrick Benzing
  20. Afternoon snacks
  21. Learning to code
  22. Square dancing
  23. Panning for gold
  24. Gross food challenge
  25. Geocaching
  26. Water balloons
  27. Magic show
  28. Face painting
  29. Snowball truck
  30. Pizza Fridays
  31. Teambuilding
  32. New Nature Center Climbing Wall
  33. Learning to build a fire
  34. Decorated golf cart
  35. Kayak adventures with Mr. Ted Watson
  36. Rock climbing
  37. Hiking
  38. Sunbathing
  39. All camp group games
  40. Dance parties
  41. No cell phones!
  42. Off campus trips
  43. Our awesome volunteers
  44. Learning new skills
  45. Swim Lessons with Mrs. Rebecca Pollard
  46. Hiding Miss Melissa’s ducks
  47. Sidewalk chalk art
  48. New camp T-shirts
  49. Sheriff badges
  50. Learning new navigation skills
  51. Painting
  52. Team chants
  53. Cheering your friends up the pamper pole
  54. Before and after care
  55. Arts and crafts studio
  56. Outdoor lunches
  57. Free play on the fields
  58. Trying new things
  59. Building shelters out of natural resources
  60. Getting out of our comfort zones
  61. Silly dress days
  62. Pool noodle boats
  63. Counselor competitions
  64. Street hockey
  65. Searching for treasure in the pool
  66. Nature Center pavilion overnight
  67. Weekly photos and videos
  68. Checking out what’s growing in the garden
  69. Visiting the chickens
  70. June 17 Open House
  71. Relay races
  72. Learning to identify local flora and fauna
  73. Wrestling with Coach Patrick Gillen
  74. Dutch Auction
  75. Camouflage in the woods
  76. Launching rockets
  77. Hoola Hoops
  78. No parents!
  79. Pies in the face
  80. All camp talent show
  81. Knot tying
  82. Duct tape art
  83. Kick the can
  84. Capture the flag
  85. Explore local parks
  86. Gambrill State Park campout
  87. Cake Decorating
  88. Breakfast for Dinner
  89. Sunny days
  90. Swim races
  91. Counselor scavenger hunts
  92. Conquering fears
  93. Morning carpool drop-off
  94. Being silly with your friends and counselors
  95. Basketball
  96. Applying sunscreen every hour
  97. Telling our parents all the fun we had
  98. Not wanting to go home at the end of the day
  99. Making plans to meet up with new camp friends
  100. The feeling you get as you turn into camp on the very first day!

We cannot wait to see you at camp, friends. Only 100 more days to go until the best summer ever!

-Alicia Martin, St. Paul’s Summer Camp Director

 

Alicia Martin

Alicia Martin

Alicia began her career at St. Paul's in 2016, after having directed various summer camps around the country. She once camped out on the White House’s South Lawn with a group of Girls Scouts.

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