Category Archives: Banner Hollow

Banner Hollow Session 4 8/16

This morning we had athletics and we played a new popular game called Hoop Hop Showdown. In this game campers hop from hoop to hoop until they come across a camper from the opposing team and they play a game of rock, paper, scissors. The winner gets to hop on until they reach the other… Continue Reading →

Banner Hollow session 4 8/15

This morning we had Project Adventure and lower divide. At PA campers did the peanut butter pit which is a team building exercise and everyone did well. At lower divide we played gaga ball and played around on the bikes at the courts.Today the kids made gimp and rainbow loom bracelets.The special day today was… Continue Reading →

Banner Hollow Session 4 8/14

This morning we had 1620 house and some of the campers came down to the wiffle ball field to play some two hand touch football. Some of the campers had some really good moves and were able to fake out others and score a touchdown!Today the kids made fuse beads and little wristbands and necklaces… Continue Reading →

Banner Hollow Session 4 8/13

This morning we had adventure craft where we listened to a story and then searched for some special rocks around the upper campsites. Campers were then rewarded with marshmallows for all of their hard work. Today the kids made lanterns and CD disco balls in Arts and Crafts. The special day today was the first day of… Continue Reading →

Banner Hollow Session 4 Day 4

This morning we had athletics where we played some kickball and soccer. Luckily we had swim right after so we were able to cool down fast!  Today some campers made wind chimes during enrichment up at arts and crafts. The kids got to paint their designs too so they look great! The special day today was crazy… Continue Reading →

Banner Hollow Session 4 Day 3

This morning we went up in the woods to Project Adventure and used the Triangle Traverse. This is a low element course where the campers try to balance on a wire using a rope and walk down as far as they can.  Today the kids made things out of popsicle sticks in Arts and Crafts…. Continue Reading →

Banner Hollow Session 4 Day 1

This morning we had Adventure Craft where we followed the trails way up in the woods and went blueberry picking! There are a lot of blueberries this year so everyone was able to enjoy some! Today the kids made little flags and fuse beads in Arts and Crafts. The special day today was the first day of… Continue Reading →

Banner Hollow Session 3 8/2

This morning we had athletics so we played a couple of different games like gold ball, doctor dodgeball and scramble. We split the group up into their Olympic teams and all played for points. Today the kids made delicious dough boys in Adventure Craft while listening to scary (but not too scary!) stories. Today’s special day was… Continue Reading →

Banner Hollow Session 3 8/1

This morning we had Project Adventure and we split up into Olympic teams. Two teams went up to the woods and competed in some team building games like the human knot. The other two teams went to lower divide and played gaga ball and wiffle ball.  Today the kids made more flags, capes and masks… Continue Reading →

Banner Hollow Session 3 7/31

This morning we had 1620 house and we played video games, basketball and air hockey. Some of the campers also played some 1 on 1 basketball against the counselors and put up some serious competition. Today the kids made capes, headbands and wristbands using their Olympic team colors in Arts and Crafts. They also made team… Continue Reading →

Banner Hollow Session 3 Day 5

This morning we had arts or sports where we played gaga ball (of course) and campers got to finish painting pottery they made last week. Today in arts and crafts the kids made silly puddy using some glue and got to color it using food coloring. They also continued making fuse beads that they had made… Continue Reading →

Banner Hollow Session 3 Day 4

This morning we had athletics so we played a game called gold ball which is essentially capture the flag using dodge balls to get people out. We finished off athletics with 2 big games of Yoshi which was also really fun and got everyone involved. Today we didn’t have any arts and crafts so the kids… Continue Reading →

Banner Hollow Session 3 Day 3

This morning we had Project Adventure and some kids got to go on the flying squirrel! One camper would be attached to a rope through their harness and all the other campers would pull them up in the air using the rope. Everyone had a great time. Today the kids made pinatas out of balloons, newspapers… Continue Reading →

Banner Hollow Session 3 Day 2

This morning we played at 1620 house. We played some video games and rode around on bikes. We also had a couple of intense games of air hockey. Today the kids made fuse beads and plaster masks in arts and crafts. They also created some things using popsicle sticks and glue. The special day today was… Continue Reading →

Banner Hollow Session 3 Day 1

We found and cut new sticks to cook food with at Adventure Craft. Today, our campers made candles with water balloons. Kieran told many stories to the group today at Adventure Crafts. Brave camper shout out goes to Nick who fell off his bike today at 1620 House, and didn’t even cry. Tough cookie! Jesse helped a new camper… Continue Reading →

Banner Hollow Session 2 Day 6

Today we had some really brave campers who did the flying trapeze in the woods. The flying trapeze is when you climb the tallest tree and jump from a really small platform to reach and grab the trapeze! If you miss it’s ok, Eric has you on a belay. At Arts and Crafts we made God’s… Continue Reading →

Banner Hollow Session 2 Day 5

We had a great day today at Banner Hollow. Today the kids made gimp, fuse beads and painted tiles in arts and crafts. We also played some board games such as checkers and Monopoly. This morning we played many games of gaga ball in Arts or Sports while others finished painting the pottery they made last… Continue Reading →

Banner Hollow Session 2 Day 4

This morning we went on a long relaxing tractor ride throughout camp. The kids and counselors got to enjoy some shade as well as some archery after our tractor ride. Today the kids made some more doughboys in Adventure Craft because we won the cleanest site competition. They were delicious and the hard work was definitely… Continue Reading →

Banner Hollow Session 2 Day 3

This morning some brave campers got to use the new zip line up at Project Adventure. We all had a good time and the campers did a great job helping us make sure everything went well while we were up there. Today the kids painted some more canvases in arts and crafts and others got to… Continue Reading →

Banner Hollow Session 1 Day 8

Today we started the morning by playing magic watch! The children were in awe! We then made our way to adventure craft were we in honor of Mad Scientists Day made solar ovens out of Tin Foil and Cardboard. Banner Hollow then put there creation to work and then treated themselves to homemade S’mores straight… Continue Reading →

Banner Hollow Session 1 Day 6

We had a very fun yet exhausting day today!!! This morning we did the peanut butter pit where we all used one rope to cross from one platform to another at project adventure. It was so much fun! Later in the afternoon we made flags to help celebrate the Fourth of July and necklaces and… Continue Reading →

Banner Hollow Session 1 Day 5

This morning we did pottery and made bowls that will be painted next week. We also played a few games of gaga ball in arts and sports and had a lot of fun on a beautiful Friday. Along with the pottery bowls, the kids made candles in arts and crafts. Some also made memory books while… Continue Reading →

Banner Hollow Session 1 Day 4

This morning we relaxed inside and watched Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2 while it poured outside. All the campers were respectful of one another and remained quiet throughout the movie while they enjoyed it. Today we made wind streamers out of plates and colored them with markers and made our own unique patterns. The… Continue Reading →

Banner Hollow Session 1 Day 3

This morning we had a team building exercise in Project Adventure where we were all stuck on an island and had to find a way to cross the alligator filled water and get to the mainland. With a little bit of help from the counselors, all the campers were able to successfully cross the dangerous… Continue Reading →

Banner Hollow Session 1 Day 2

This morning we had 1620 house where we got to chill inside for a bit and play some games like ping pong and mini basketball. We also played some games of air hockey! Today the kids made mini earth’s on coffee filters to celebrate earth day and we got to make kaleidoscopes during arts & crafts…. Continue Reading →

Banner Hollow Session 1 Day 1

This morning we had adventure craft where we cleaned up our site as we compete for extra food during lunch. Camp sites will be judged at the end of the week to determine whose site looks the best. (Ours is looking great!)  In Arts & Crafts we made memory books to be filled through this summer… Continue Reading →