Rain, Rain, go Away!

We started off with a sunny, humid day at camp where we got to play games such as huckle buckle, big ball soccer, gaga ball, and tether-ball. Today we especially wanted to point out how great everyone in the volleyball half-day program has gotten. Campers are learning and improving their volleyball skills as they get ready for their volleyball tournament this Thursday and Friday.

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After lunch the camp was hit with a lot of rain but we stuck together playing with lego, running various games, and colouring under the shelter to stay dry. We later had a BIG dance party once the rain went away before we all went home. We can’t wait for tomorrow!

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Week 7 Highlights and a Great Start to Week 8

Last week was one of our best! Pandas, Tigers, and Hawks had an amazing Harry Potter themed extended night to look forward to and the Mustangs and LTP’s had a fantastic overnight to look forward to!

During extended night all campers were sorted into houses seen in Harry Potter (Gryfindor, Slytherin, Ravenclaw, and Hufflepuff) and then had a cheer off where Slytherin and Ravenclaw tied for first! Campers also got to create potions and make their own wands; they all looked amazing! At the end the extended night staff performed an amazing Harry Potter song and it was such a great performance.

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The overnight trip took place at the Camp Riverwood sister camp: Green Acres. Campers had the chance to do trust activities, learn leadership skills, do high ropes, and have tons of fun!

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Today at Riverwood the sun was out and it was super hot so we had plenty of swim time; pandas actually went twice!

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We can’t wait for the farm trip on Thursday (don’t forget to sign up!) and Wild Wild West day on Friday! We can’t wait to see all your ‘wild wild west’ costumes 🙂



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Riverwood Friendship and Week 6 Highlights

Ah, what an amazing week it has been! Week 6 is only 4 short days but we are making the most of it here at Riverwood! All week the counselors and campers have been having a great time playing games, competing, and, making new friends. The friendships that we see blossom from day to day are truly amazing and we can’t wait to see more new friendships in the last few weeks of summer 🙂

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Morning Assemblies this week have consisted of counselor competitions, camper competitions, and dance parties! Assemblies have ranged from cheer-offs and balloon popping,  to lip-syncing battles, trivia, and dancing!

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Our half-day programs have been doing some amazing stuff this week and today we’ll focus on ‘Space Exploration’ and ‘Tasty Treats.’ In Space Exploration half of the campers launched rockets into the sky that they have been working on all week which was super exciting! And in Tasty Treats campers have made amazing treats like Rice Krispie Pizza!

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But before this week ends we look forward to dressing up for our ‘Winter Wonderland’ theme Friday and skating together as a big Riverwood family 🙂


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