Hello blog readers! Tuesday, July 19th turned out to be one amazing day! The weather was breezy and not too hot, and our campers were able to get back into Keyser Lake to play on our water toy and go boating. Arts & crafts has been in full swing, the horse campers have been riding, … Continue reading Tuesday at Timbercrest!
We started our day with quite a rainstorm...beginning at around 5:00 a.m.! It was still raining when it was about time for breakfast, so we were running a little late...but hey, it's camp! We are flexible! Unfortunately due to the heavy rain, we weren't able to swim in Keyser Lake, but we were still able … Continue reading Monday, Monday!
Hello there, everyone! The beginning of Session 3 was sunny and warm during check-in where we welcomed our Counselors-in-Training, our 2 week campers, our Core Campers, and our 1-week campers to Timbercrest! Our opening campfire had our usual fast & slow songs, our funny introduction to camp rules, a demonstration of our horn for fire … Continue reading Sunny Sunday
Hey there blog readers! We have added some photos to our Flickr page, check them out! Today's events started off with quite the thunderstorm at about 1:00 a.m., when the girls in Sunset literally "weathered the storm" at Gypsy Point. When the storm passed, they grabbed their pillows and sleeping bags and though pretty wet...they got to … Continue reading Tropical Thursday–July 14, 2016
As all of Western New York knows...it has been quite humid and hot lately! Especially on Wednesday July 12, 2016! Luckily, we have Keyser Lake to keep us as cool as possible. Our water toy has been very busy and the giggles that come from the girls are great to hear! Wednesday is Buffalo Swim … Continue reading Wonderful, Wacky, Wet Wednesday!
Today was a day full of fun and excitement as each camper was introduced to their respective programs, and each learned new games played at camp to build comradeship. Exciting programs for Session 2 of Camp Timbercrest include Saddle Up, Bridles & Bits, Little Tent on the Prairie, Mud Warriors, and Oh, the Wonders of … Continue reading Camp Timbercrest 7/11/2016
Camp Timbercrest campers pushed on and finished the arts and crafts they started at the beginning of the week. The girls were busy completing work for their “The Girl Scout Way” badges. Swimming continues to be a highlight of the girls days, however, today the girls went out on the lake in boats and enjoyed a … Continue reading July 7-8, 2016
Today was our Get To Know You day! After registration, the campers made themselves at home in their camp units. They engaged in name games in which they learned each camper’s name, took their swim test, and learned the rules of having a safe and fun camping experiencing! Opening campfire was a wonderful chance for … Continue reading Session 2 Running
July 6, 2016 was an extremely hot and humid day. The day was mostly filled with swimming program activities which consisted of an all camp swim and Buffalo Swim. Some of our campers and staff tried their hands at archery again and played a game called gaga. Gaga is a game similar to kickball in … Continue reading Wonderful Wednesday!
Session 1 of 2016 for Camp Timbercrest is now in session! Our mighty campers have become quite accustomed to camp life. Upon arrival on July 3, 2016 each camper was responsible for preparing their place of stay inside their tent platform. Girls then began swim testing, had a wonderful dinner, and enjoyed the opening campfire. … Continue reading 1st Day of Session 1