Monthly Archives: July 2010

24 07, 2010

Where Did The Time Go?

July 24th, 2010|First Session|

My apologies.  The last time I wrote we were anticipating visitors and the departure of Little Big Trips.  Suddenly I find that we are packing trunks, exchanging addresses and locating misplaced items.  As usual, the Nor’wester time machine kicked into high gear just after Visitor’s Weekend and we suddenly find ourselves preparing to say good [...]

15 07, 2010

They’re Coming Back

July 15th, 2010|First Session|

This is a quick update because, with Visitor’s Weekend coming up, it is unlikely I will be able to do a Sunday posting. As I type, three of our Big Trips have arrived back safe and sound.  The kayak, Hunt canoe and sailing trips are busy getting gear and left-over provisions taken care of, enjoying [...]

11 07, 2010

Goodbyes and See You Soons

July 11th, 2010|First Session|

Two early morning departures shrunk our community from 250 to 150 in 48 hours.  Our youngest campers, Archers, Explorers and Woodsmen left our dock at about 7:00am Saturday.  Their time on Johns flew by – many of the people gathered to see them off kept remarking “I can’t believe they’re leaving already!”  Friday night the [...]

5 07, 2010

Cool Start

July 5th, 2010|First Session|

Today is a “Sleep-In” breakfast – casual buffet, come in your pj’s or don’t come at all.  It was a busy July 4th (although it felt a bit like January 4th) and everyone is happy to get a few extras hours of sleep. The day started with Pie Making, Milk Carton boat construction and Carnival [...]