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    Camp Che-Na-Wah Counselor Toast 2016

    On behalf of the counselors, those that used to be campers, and those that love camp, we would like to make a toast to the summer of 2016. (Rachel): I started camp in 2002. I was 6. My bunk likes to say my parents shipped me off, the truth is

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    Camp Baco Counselor Toast 2016

    I started to think about what I would say if given the opportunity to write the counselor toast about a year ago. I don’t think there is anything more intimidating and, for me, more emotionally intense than attempting to summarize my feelings and gratitude I have for camp. After thirteen

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    • From directing shows at Camp Baco in 1958 to directing one of the greatest rated movies of all time, The Godfather, in 1972. But after all of that, Francis Ford Coppola had been quoted in the New York Times saying "If I have to be remembered for something, I want it remembered that I really liked children and was a good camp counselor" πŸ’›πŸ’™πŸ’›πŸ’™ #tbt #bacochenawah #12851 #bestplaceonearth #living10for2
    • Today is World Gratitude Day. We are grateful for so many things - the opportunity to jump into the lake on a hot day, have mac and cheese on Saturday's, learning to waterski... but most of all we are grateful for the amazing community formed at Baco and Che-Na-Wah. Camp friends are the best friends!! The power of camp is truly amazing, and we are so thankful to know all of our campers, staff, families, and alumni. What are you grateful for? πŸ’™πŸ’›πŸ’™πŸ’› #worldgratitudeday #living10for2 #bestplaceonearth #12851 #bacochenawah #campfriendsarethebestfriends
    • #tbt Camp Che-Na-Wah's 1933 Che-Na-Wit newsletter has songs we still sing today πŸ’›πŸ’™πŸ’›πŸ’™ #living10for2 #bestplaceonearth #12851 #bacochenawah
    • Today is National Day of Encouragement. We love seeing you grow and encourage each other all summer long. Though we are not together today, we are thinking of our camp family and cheering for all of you and all of your accomplishments πŸ’›πŸ’™ #nationaldayofencouragement  #bacochenawah #12851 #bestplaceonearth #living10for2
    • πŸ’™πŸ’› Evening activity tonight (when your homework is done): log in to your camper, staff, parent, or alumni accounts online and watch ALL of the camp productions from 2016: School House Rock, Silverscreen, Baco Little Big Show, Senior Show, Avenue Q, ADK Mountain Jam, and the Che-Na-Wah Slideshow are now online! Once the shows are over, you can pretend you get to walk through a tunnel of cast members. πŸ˜πŸ’™πŸ’›πŸ’™πŸ’› #bacochenawah #12851 #bestplaceonearth #living10for2 #excelthecastdidexcel
    • Leaves are starting to change colors, and our countdown continues. πŸ‚ 290 days until summer17 πŸ’™πŸ’› #living10for2 #bestplaceonearth #12851 #bacochenawah #lakebalfour
    • If counting down until next summer while its still technically summer is wrong, then I don't want to be right. 299 days until we're together again πŸ’™πŸ’›πŸ’™πŸ’› #bacochenawah #12851 #living10for2 #bestplaceonearth
    • Just because we aren't around a campfire together, doesn't mean we can't all celebrate National Toasted Marshmallow Day together! Everyones evening activity tonight: Make a fire (with your parents), give scout reports, choose fire lighters for the 4 lamps, sing some rousers, and roast some marshmallows!!!! πŸ’™πŸ’›πŸ’™πŸ’›#bacochenawah #12851 #bestplaceonearth #living10for2 #nationalroastedmarshmallowday

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