Category: Roughing It News

Closing Circle…. A time to say good-bye

We are already missing our summer friends! Relive all of  your favorite Roughing It memories with our Summer 2017 Highlights video here, or on camper caboodle. We are already looking forward to making more memories next summer!

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Staff Farewell Song!

Today was the final day of camp this summer, and we just want to thank everyone for an amazing summer! We hope you all take away life-long memories from camp, and we hope everyone has a great school year! Check out our staff singing a farewell song under the “Summer

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Final Week of Summer 2017!

This week at Roughing It, we celebrated Olympic week! This is a very special week for us, as our campers work on sportsmanship, positive attitude and forming lasting ties with friends. Campers competed in lots of challenges and fun team building activities at our program areas, and enjoyed trying to

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Roughing It goes International!

This week at camp is world cultures and cultural awareness week at Roughing It. We practiced life skills around camp such as understanding differences and appreciating diversity. As part of this week, we celebrated International day on Wednesday! Campers had a great time dressing up for the different cultures represented

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Parents Closing Circle!

Today we welcomed our wonderful camper families to camp for Parents Closing Circle! Camper groups have worked hard all week getting ready to perform songs and skits for all of their loved ones. We were so impressed with all of the creativity that the campers showed this session. Parents Closing

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Creative Campers at Roughing It

Week two of camp has been a blast! This week is creativity week at Roughing It, and boy are our campers showing off their creativity! Campers are working on life skills such as creative problem solving, positive participation, and group and individual responsibility. On Thursday, we enjoyed seeing all of

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Welcome Back for Session 2!

We are so excited to welcome back all of our returning campers for session two, and would like to extend a warm welcome to all of our new campers as well!  All of our new camper groups are off to a great start, coming up with their group names and

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Aloha From Roughing It!

This week at Roughing It is our last week of session one, and was camp spirit and community week. Campers focused on team building, communication, making friendship ties and keeping them, saying farewells, and closure. On Wednesday, we celebrated Hawaiian Day, one of our many dress up days at camp.

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Session One Farwell Song From Staff

Today was the last day of session one! We want to thank everyone for an amazing first session! We hope that you all had a great session with us, and we hope to see you back soon! During our final closing circle, the Roughing It staff performed a song for

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Captain Caboodle’s Day at Camp!

Hey, it’s me – CAPTAIN CABOODLE! I loved visiting camp today and getting to say hi to all of my favorite Roughing It campers! I can’t wait to stop by again soon! Be sure to keep checking in at Camper Caboodle for photos and news from camp! Share your favorite

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Eco-Week Excitement!

This week at Roughing It is Eco-Week! Campers learn life skills like outdoor survival skills, group challenges (where everyone survives!) respecting the environment, minimum impact, making a contribution, taking action, and positive participation. All of our campers participated in Ranger Rachel’s non-natural nature challenge, where campers competed to see which

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Fourth of July Fun!

It has been a great week here at Roughing It!  We started out the week celebrating the Fourth of July at our family picnic. Every year, campers invite their families to join in the fun of camp for a day and experience all that Roughing It has to offer. Families

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Welcome to Roughing It!

Welcome to the first week of camp! We have been having an absolute blast at Roughing It. This week was friendship week, where campers worked on getting to know the other members of their group and making new friends. During the first week of camp, camper groups bond by creating

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