Monthly Archives:July 2016

Color War 2016

Posted July 23, 2016 • Share:

Close your eyes and imagine a somber rest hour down the dirt road. First sessions friends just left us, and we are trying to figure out how to make the ache go away. Then… in the distance, you hear marching and faint sounds of a chant… maybe even a war cry? The marching gets closer… girls are starting to get restless and look out the windows. The marching and the chanting gets louder and louder and the squeals and excitement […]

The Night Before Visiting Day

Posted July 17, 2016 • Share:

T’was the night before Visiting Day and excitement filled the air, The girls spent extra time cleaning their bunks with care. Parents and grandparents and brothers and sisters tomorrow! Campers and counselors felt happiness, and no one felt sorrow. The kitchen was busy prepping for the wave of extra eaters, And making thousands of whoopie pies, with their mixers and beaters. Your daughters are excited to show you all their new skills, Whether it’s baking or skiing or riding a horse, […]

Totally Trips!

Posted July 12, 2016 • Share:

Camp Matoaka has added yet another great department to the rotation! The Trips department consists of three counselors who spend their days exploring and scouting new and exciting locations in hopes of sending campers. They try out new hikes and determine which age level it is appropriate for, they explore new little seaside towns, fairs, and festivals as well. They combine all their findings from the week and create several day trips that are delegated to various ages. The 8’s, […]

July 4th + More!

Posted July 6, 2016 • Share:

Happy (belated) Fourth of July! It has been constantly go go go for the past few days, filled with new activities, socials, and the Independence Day carnival… plus so much more! We have added some new and exciting activities to our lineup this year including woodwork, wake surfing, and corkling! In woodworking, the girls are learning the safety rules inside and out and having fun with all the new equipment, and also working on making boomerangs! We have had one […]


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