Hi all! Today was a beautiful and sunny day, albeit a bit chilly, here on Keyser Lake. Our riding groups had lessons at the barn aided by our Riding CITs. The Timbercrest at Night group joined the rest of the JCITs and CITs for the water toy. Sprucewood girls had swim lessons, did some drama … Continue reading Wednesday Session 2 Camp Timbercrest
Hello! Timbercrest woke up to sunny skies this morning after last night's storms. We survived! Swimming was canceled for the day, so some careful schedule finagling was required. The various CIT groups all got their One Match Fire Badges, the Daisies and Brownies made Fairy Houses, and T-Crest at Night is doing a kitchen raid … Continue reading Session 2 Tuesday
Hello! It has been a hot & humid day here on Lake Keyser! The morning was clear and sunny and our Daisy's and Brownies began with their swim lessons and a hike to Willow Bridge. Our Strawhill girls spent the morning horseback riding at the barn. The various counselor-in-training programs got together with Baywatch to … Continue reading Monday Camp Timbercrest Session 2
Hello and good morning! Yesterday after the campers were dropped off and settled into their tents, they headed to swim tests. After that was our evening flag ceremony, a delicious dinner, and then off to our Opening Campfire at the Totem Pole. We sang lots of songs, went over safety procedures, met the rest of … Continue reading Welcome to Session 2!
Hello All, Today rounds up our first session of our 51st summer of resident camp at Timbercrest! Our campers packed up their things this morning and rehearsed for our talent show, Friday Follies, with their units. After lunch we had a counselor hunt for all camp where the girls were mixed into groups and had … Continue reading Friday Camp Timbercrest Session 1
Happy Thursday! This week went by so fast! Today, Ready to Ride did a trail ride around camp and splashed around for All Camp Swim. The Great Cupcake Challenge finished their competition today, decorated, and devoured many cupcakes. and the JCITs had a sleep-in jungle breakfast. Dumbledore's Army made potions and practiced their Defense Against … Continue reading One Day More!!
Hello! Today, Dumbledore's Army completed the first and second tasks in the Tri-Wizard Tournament. This morning they rescued treasures at the bottom of the lake, and this afternoon they fought a dragon! The Great Cupcake Challenge baked and decorated, and the JCITs worked on skits for Friday Follies. In the morning, Ready to Ride headed … Continue reading Happy Wednesday!
Hi All, Today was an exciting day around Lake Keyser! Dumbledor's Army woke from their night spent in our Forbidden Forest to make their very own wands and rounded off their afternoon on the Summit Express! The girls from Strawberry Hill had another glorious day at the barn and demonstrated their skills at our archery … Continue reading Day 3 at Camp Timbercrest!
Hello! This morning at 7 o'clock sharp, the bell rang 100 times to wake us up and start the day. Of course, those of us who decided to start our day with a splash woke up earlier to do the Polar Bear Swim. After flag and breakfast and our morning chores, each program separated to … Continue reading Getting Started – Camp Timbercrest, Day 1 Session 1
Hello! Sunday, July 8th marks the first day of Session 1 at Camp Timbercrest! After checking campers into their units, the girls met their unit staff, played some "name games" to get to know each other, and then headed down to the waterfront or the barn to test their abilities. Then it was time for … Continue reading Day 1 at Camp Timbercrest!