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Month: February 2016

21st Century Bike Riding

21st Century Bike Riding

During the summer, you never know what can happen. Every day is a new opportunity and full of promise. One particular day last summer, a mountain biking class was getting ready to head out on their first adventure. Everyone had a properly sized bike, helmets on, water bottles full…they were set to take on the first trail of the term! Then, one camper stopped one of the counselors. He had signed up for mountain biking and was so excited. Mountain…

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There’s More Than One Reason For Hearts In February

There’s More Than One Reason For Hearts In February

Many people are happy to see the hearts start to disappear as soon as February 15th hits. However, after you’ve been overloaded with school parties, sweets, treats and Valentine’s Day gifts, it’s time to focus on another heart. Namely, the one pumping tirelessly in your chest all day and night!   Did you know February is also National Heart Month? Cold temperatures can drive us inside more and wintertime holidays bring heavier foods and extra sweets. This adds up to…

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Cooking With Camp- S’mores Treats

Cooking With Camp- S’mores Treats

Ingredients 1 box of graham crackers 3 tbsp of butter one 10oz bag of marshmallows 1 bag of chocolate chips or 1 package of chocolate bars Directions Crumble graham crackers in a large bowl. Combine marshmallows and butter in another large bowl and heat for 1 minute and 30 seconds. Keep a close eye to make sure the marshmallows don’t spill out of the bowl as they expand! Stir well. Pop back in the microwave for an additional 30 seconds,…

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How To Pick The Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift

How To Pick The Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift

Everywhere you look; there are hearts, teddy bears, and flowers. Love is in the air and on the brain. You may be familiar with Gary Chapman’s book, The 5 Love Languages, where he breaks down the five ways people give and receive love: words of affirmation, acts of service, receiving gifts, quality time, and physical touch. It can be easy to look at that list and rank those 5 based on how your significant other or you prefer to be…

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