Category Archives: White Pines

White Pines Session 4 8/16

The first thing we did this morning was make smores and tell stories at adventure craft. John tells the best stories at camp.  At arts and crafts, we made slime and fuse beads. It was the last arts and crafts of the year so we got to make a ton of slime!  The special day today… Continue Reading →

White Pines Session 4 8/15

The first thing we did this morning was arts and crafts. Today was a pick a craft day since it is one of the last days to make a craft. Most kids wanted to make gimp, candles, or fuse beads.  Next, at athletics we played gator ball, nuke em, and lacrosse. Gator ball is a mix… Continue Reading →

White Pines Session 4 8/14

The first thing we did this morning was go on a hike at adventure craft. We hiked up to the blueberry patches and picked some delicious blueberries. Anyone who didn’t want to go on the hike could stay and collect firewood for the afternoon smores. Next, we went to arts and sports where the kids made… Continue Reading →

White Pines Session 4 8/13

Luckily, the rain held off and we were able to keep a normal schedule today. First we had 1620. Most kids stayed outside to ride bikes or play basketball. The rest of the group played ping pong, shuffleboard, air hockey, and video games inside. Next we had athletics. For athletics, we played soccer and dodgeball. Two… Continue Reading →

White Pines Session 4 Day 4

The first thing we did this morning was make doughboys at adventure craft. John also told one of his famous scary stories! Who doesn’t love a nice campfire, some food, and a scary story?!? In the afternoon, we made bouncy balls out of slime at arts and crafts. The slime can be made into a ton… Continue Reading →

White House Session 4 Day 3

We started the day with arts and crafts where we made ceramic tiles and wood crafts. Some people used wickie sticks to make creatures while others made house type objects with popsicle sticks and glue.  Next at athletics, we played a huge group game of matball. Everyone was able to get involved and it was… Continue Reading →

White Pines Session 4 Day 2

This morning the schedule was a little different due to the heat. We had one activity in the morning followed by slip and slide and a long swim. First, we had gaga ball. We were at gaga ball for about 45 minutes before switching over to the slip and slide. After slip and slide we… Continue Reading →

White Pines Session 4 Day 1

The first thing we did this morning was athletics with John. The heat made it hard to stay in the sun so we moved into a shady area to play gaga ball and 9 square. John even added some new rules as we played to keep it interesting! We also went to 1620 to start off… Continue Reading →

White Pines Session 3 8/2

At athletics this morning we went to lower divide to stay out of the sun. We played hockey, 9 square, and gaga ball for Olympic point. Sunburnia won a thriller in overtime of the hockey game to win 200 points!!! At adventure craft we made doughboys. By putting dough around a stick and roasting it over… Continue Reading →

White Pines Session 3 8/1

This morning at athletics we played dodgeball, soccer, and wiffleball. We split up into Olympic teams and competed in all three events for Olympic points! I cannot wait until Friday when it is Olympic Day. At arts and sports, the kids finished the wooden crafts they started yesterday. Today they used nails and rubber bands to… Continue Reading →

White Pines Session 3 7/31

The first thing we did this morning was go on a hike at adventure craft. We hiked up to see the abandoned car that is rumored to have a haunted past! At arts and sports, the kids painted pieces of wood for the first step of the craft. Next time we have arts and sports we… Continue Reading →

White Pines Session 3 7/30

The first thing we did this morning was 1620. We played basketball, ping pong, video games, and air hockey. It was super fun! At athletics, we split up into three groups and rotated through activities. The first activity was a soccer game using dodgeballs. The second activity was scoop lacrosse. And the third activity was matball…. Continue Reading →

White Pines Session 3 Day 5

This morning we had 1620. At 1620 we played a bunch of fun games. There was also the option to go down to the gaga pit or play soccer at athletics. At adventure craft, we made s’mores and John told ghost stories. He told a story about a girl in a blue wind breaker and another… Continue Reading →

White Pines Session 3 Day 4

The first thing we did this morning was work on forts at the site. We also used the peanut butter pit and the tire swings. At arts and crafts, we made slime. The slime is super fun to play with and each color can choose what color they want to make it. The special day today was… Continue Reading →

White Pines Session 3 Day 3

This morning we had 1620. At 1620 we played basketball, video games, and rode bikes. At arts and crafts, we made paper mache bowls and played board games. We played Connect 4, chess, trouble, and monopoly. Everybody choose the game they wanted to play. The special day today was Fiesta Day. For Fiesta Day, we had… Continue Reading →

White Pines Session 3 Day 2

One fun thing we did this morning was go on a hike. We hiked up into the woods with John Haycock to pick blueberries. There is a giant patch in the woods of blueberries that are safe to eat. At arts and sports, we made boxes with wood. Every camper had a chance to make a… Continue Reading →

White Pines Session 3 Day 1

The first we did this morning was swim. Since we had the carnival today the schedule wasn’t our normal Friday schedule. This morning we had swim and then carnival. The carnival was tons of fun! There was cookies, cotton candy, loads of games, and a dunk tank. Carnival is one of the best days at… Continue Reading →

White Pines Session 3 Day 1

The first thing we did this morning was 1620. We played basketball, rode bikes, and played indoor games such as ping pong and shuffleboard. After that we went to athletics. At athletics, we did a circuit rotation of soccer games. The first station was a competitive game called soccer bowling. Two players compete to try and… Continue Reading →

White Pines Session 2 Day 8

At athletics, we played gold ball and dodgeball. Gold ball is a game with 4 teams, kind of like capture the flag, where the objective is to steal as many tennis balls form other teams as possible. If you are on another team’s side you can be tagged out. At adventure craft, we did leather burning,… Continue Reading →

White Pines Session 2 Day 8

One fun thing we did this morning was go down to lower divide to play gaga ball and 9 square. The kids had a blast and got nice and hot for swim. Today for PJ day, we made breakfast in the woods. We made eggs and sausages and made breakfast burritos. While the food was cooking… Continue Reading →

White Pines Session 2 Day 6

We started the morning by playing wiffleball and archery at athletics with Chaz. The campers made baskets at the 1620 house playing against their counselors. Today at Project Adventure we finally got to do the trapeze. Kids were super brave climbing the tall tree and jumping into the air trying to catch the trapeze.  Don’t worry they… Continue Reading →

White Pines Session 2 Day 5

This morning we had athletics with Chaz. We played a huge game of gladiator ball. Gladiator ball is a PDC special. It’s a mix of capture the flag and dodgeball. About halfway through the period, we had a water break and then went to archery. Next, at adventure craft, we made doughboys. After doughboys, some of… Continue Reading →

White Pines Session 2 Day 4

This morning at Adventure Craft we all tried lighting fires with flint. A few kids were able to catch the piece of lint on fire, but nobody gave up. We also made bracelets with string! At arts and crafts, we finished the concrete tile crafts and made fuse beads. The concrete tiles came out great! The special… Continue Reading →

White Pines Session 2 Day 3

The first thing we did this morning was make  concrete crafts at arts and crafts! Using concrete, the campers could use letters and symbols to make a design. Once they dry the campers will bring them home but I can tell you now, they all look amazing! Next, at athletics, we played mat ball. Mat ball… Continue Reading →

White Pines Session 2 Day 2

The first thing we did this morning was make doughboys at adventure craft. Before we cooked, the campers set up the fire and played a compass scavenger hunt while the counselors lit the fire. At arts and sports, we made pottery for the craft. We also played gaga ball. Each activity was half the period. The special… Continue Reading →

White Pines Session 1 Day 2

This morning we had adventure craft with Jason. Since it is the beginning of the summer and Earth Day, we needed to clean out the camp sites. Kids were able to rake, move sticks to make a path, and start thinking of ideas for forts for the campsite competition. At arts and sports, we made pottery…. Continue Reading →

Badger and White Session 1 Day 1

Badger Knoll and White Pines combined groups and will be following the same schedule this week!  Today in the morning we were very active. At 1620 house, we played basketball, ping pong, frisbee, air hockey, and shuffleboard. At athletics, we played gator ball and archery. Today at PA, the kids made new friends through teamwork games. The special… Continue Reading →