Monday of Teen Takeover
What a great first full day of camp! Campers and counselors were BUSY having fun today!
Bright and early at 7:45 some campers chose to participate in early morning activities- campers went for a run did yoga or drank coffee and chatted (coffee and conversation). Afterwards a few brave souls headed down to the beach to start their day by jumping in the lake. Polar bear plunge is chilly but a great way to start the day! Breakfast was pancakes and bacon morning chapel introduced our ‘C’ of the day (cooperation) and then it was time for 2 hours of cabin activities. The cabins were busy with skits arts and crafts fishing archery and playing some intense soccer.
After the first two cabin activities cabins painted cabin flags and came up with cabin cheers. They also made gorgeous tie dye tee shirts that they will be wearing on Friday!
Lunch was mini corn dogs and mac and cheese. Afterwards an hour of quiet rest time was just what everyone needed to recharge for the afternoon.
After rest time it was time for the first individual activity that they signed up for last night. Each activity brings together boys and girls from different cabins. Individual activity periods last one hour each and campers will do the same two activities each day. Arts and crafts archery/tomahawk/slingshot canoe/kayak fishing dance drama sports swimming campfire cooking and choir. It was a great start to the week!
Dinner was lasagna garlic bread salad veggies and cake. Our cooks are the best! After dinner campers headed to the field for an intense game of CYC trivia. Cabins that answered the question correctly earned the right to cut the string on another cabin’s scored plate. It was a close game and in the end B1 and J1 tied for the win! Very intense- so much cheering and so much excitement!
Praise and worship gave campers more opportunities to sing (they’ve been belting out the camp songs all day everywhere they go!) and listen to one of our counselors talk about our ‘C’ of the day- Charity.
After praise and worship it was time for our favorite camp game- Angels and Demons. Campers are divided into two teams. Campers have to run through the forest and go to each of the three angels stationed throughout the woods. Campers get little scraps of paper signed at each station and once they have all 3 they bring it back and put it in their team bucket. Whichever team has the most at the end wins! BUT there are also demons scattered through the forest and if they tag the campers the campers have to give up their paper and try again. You have to be fast or you have to be clever to sneak around the demons. Either way it is a blast and everyone loves this game!
But that wasn’t enough activity for the day! After A&D it was time for game night! We brought out tons of board games and everyone gathered around to play some old school board games!
It’s been a great day at CYC!
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