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First Day of Classes!!

Wednesday, June 30th, 2021

Sadie here again!

Yesterday I mentioned Peter announcing that we in fact have no COVID positive cases on camp at camp meeting. I just have to take a few minutes again today to tell you what a sigh of relief we felt ripple through all of camp. After dinner last night every cabin was chilling in the backyard and their level of relaxation was off the charts. We, the llamas, (who do allll the planning around these parts) had to tell ourselves to chill out and embrace this level of relaxation. Sometimes we can get a little too fixated on sticking to the plan! But last night we all leaned into this new calm and boy did it feel wonderful. At our evening program when the older half wasn’t into the movie planned for them but wanted to play basketball and sit around and chat we decided to follow their lead and let them have the time they’ve been aching for for almost two years now. At the end of the day, camp’s all about the people (or the llamas) and our relationships with each other. I can’t tell you how good it felt to see their friendships back in action!

Today we woke up to an egg bar breakfast and the FIRST DAY OF CLASSES! A long awaited day! As I speak we have campers designing mosaic and stained glass projects, jumping in the pool, swinging tennis rackets, rocking out in rock band, and so much more! We even have a cabin getting up on the ropes course today! And some in the glass blowing studio! There’s so many cool classes I can barely keep track!

Tonight’s evening program is the renowned Llamapalooza! Back in staff training our counselors got a chance to experience this evening program and tonight they’ll be running it for the kids! Cabins will be rotating through different activities together. They’ll be water balloons flying, blind clay sculpting, and much more! It’s going to be AWESOME!

Tomorrow’s a lazy day around these parts and Sadie here will be leaning into the laziness and taking a day off from blog. We’ll be back full force on Friday! Keep an eye out!

-Sadie the Llama

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