Howdy, howdy parents! Greetings from a beautiful Mentone, Alabama! It’s been a little hotter than most days lately here at camp but we can’t complain because it has been so nice recently.
First today, after breakfast, our Golf class took a trip into Fort Payne to play a couple holes at a real golf course! I heard that they had a wonderful time and Larry even let them take a little camera along to document the fun so make sure you check those out online today. Girls made the most of their 2nd to last day in activities by making some tweaks to the normal activity routine. Our dance classes took a detour to the pool and did synchronized swimming, our tennis class continued their “Skyline Open”, and our Quidditch class played water Quidditch! The girls in Arts and Crafts have started entering their projects into the Skyline Art Show and our Archery and Riflery classes have been getting their tournaments participants ready for the competition with the boys tomorrow! I do not have a list at the moment of which girls are participating tomorrow BUT when I receive them tomorrow I will update ya’ll along with the results!
The horseshoe is still yet to be found! I am not sure if Larry has given you the low down on the Golden Horseshoe but Alisa, our Summer Director, hides it somewhere on campus each session and the clubs are racing to be the first to discover it for major club points! The points go toward the coveted Point Cup that is given to the club with the most points over all the club competitions throughout the camp session. This is awarded banquet night on Thursday! Hopefully someone finds it tomorrow or early Thursday!
Speaking of club competitions, tonight’s nighttime activity was the largest club competition of the session called Minute To Win It! The 3 clubs competes in a series of relays that each age group (1-6) participates in together. The theme of it is based off of the recent TV show competition called Minute To Win It where all the relays are each weirdly creative and must be completed within 60 seconds. To name a few, there is the Balloon Toss, where the girls toss a water balloon back and forth, putting distance between each other after each toss until 1 pair remains! There’s Temper Tantrum, where 2 girls from each club tie pedometers to their feet, lay on their backs and kick their feet as fast as they can to see who can get their numbers the highest. We also have a scooter race, a shoe toss, and my favorite (which was Christmas themed) called Reindeer Nose Drive. 2 girls from each club had to tie a piece of yarn around their neck with a string hanging down that had a cotton ball tied at the end. With a dollop of Vaseline applied to their noses, the girls had to swing the cotton ball up to their face and stick to their nose for 3 seconds! It was extremely funny. We had even more great relays but I’ll let you guys try and figure out what the rest are from the pictures ☺. Like I said, they are creative!
The results at the end of the competition turned out to be…
After a whole lot of fun, we had to start calming down for campfire. The girls tonight learned about the game Trivial Pursuit and how that reflects sometimes our pursuit of seeking God through scripture. We all know the Bible can be tough to decipher at times just like finding the right answers in that game. The Bible is the best way to learn about God and we encouraged the girls to dig deeper as they leave camp.
Now it is time for bed! We might hear the pitter-patter of rain outside tonight and I hope, hope, hope that we get a bunch before morning so our river is back to normal height tomorrow! Our plants would love it too! We will be wishing the girls a lot of luck tomorrow, tackling the last day of their activities and beating those Lookout boys in the tournament tomorrow! Until then though, have a wonderful night!
Over and out,