Camp is more than just having fun and hanging out with friends; it’s about making memories and building experiences.
The appeal of camp and the honey-sweet memories lodged in parent’s minds have compelled them to bring their young ones to enjoy the same experiences and growth as they did. Children, from all over, came yesterday to register for the 52nd summer camp at Camp Yorktown Bay.
Cub campers, ages 7-10, piled into the main office with their parents and were led into the cafeteria with an assigned number. The process to officiate them as a 2017 camper at CYB had begun.
After receiving their cabin assignments, getting a chance to meet their counselors and cabin mates, and saying goodbye to their parents, the children changed into their swim clothes and marched with their cabin down to the swim dock to test their swim skills. The day wore on with more activities that had been planned. The campers played a game of freeze and chain tag and learned the new camp song. They got to know the staff through the area skits presented at Camp Fire Bowl and had a worship talk by the end of the day. The first official camp session has begun on a positive note.
This week we, as staff, hope to fill the minds of these youths with pleasant memories and create an experience they will never forget because, after all, camp is more than just having fun and hanging out with friends, it’s about making memories and building experiences.
Written By: Julena Allen