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Sr Boys Cabin Blogs

by Chris

Monday, July 8th 2019 at 3:43pm

Elk Cabin Blog

Elk Cabin has been rolling right along in week one at Adirondack Camp. The campers have given their highlights! Many of the campers this week were improving their skills behind the waterski boats! In these activities, Artem managed to stand up on a Slalom ski. Likewise, Mateo learned to wake surf with the wave and without the rope from the boat. Trey has also been trying to learn new tricks while wakeboarding. Henry got the chance to white water kayak down the Sacandaga River. Tanner enjoyed pleasure cruises in canoeing. Philip enjoyed getting out on the water for S.U.P sunny mornings and afternoons. Finn got the chance to catch up with old friends and made some new ones. Zeke also enjoyed making new friends and participating in rock climbing. Carter really enjoyed fishing and Chris passed his silence test on the first day on his first try!

We are sad to say goodbye to Carter and Zeke who are heading home. We had a great two weeks with them and hope to see them back next summer!

How Elk!

-Dylan, Gabe and Michael

Crazy Horse Cabin Blog

Crazy Horse Cabin has had an immense start to the summer. Everyone has been super stoked to see each other and catch up. This has made for a great start to the summer. It’s been a big week for kayaking, with Aiden and Taylor getting their rolls! Likewise, Pasha learned his hand roll, and Greg came back to kayaking after a long break. Paul ran the Sacandaga River for his 19th time, Pasha and Aiden are training to go down it next week! Max is stoked to get back to windsurfing with Malek trying it for his first time. Charles finally reached his goal of standing up on a wake surfing board. Aarish excelled at archery, earning a blue dog tag for his efforts. Arion was proficient in rock climbing, making it to the rock-climbing trip within only one week for training. Kas has also enjoyed rock climbing with his cabin staff Ben! Timothée has been enjoying the challenge of playing against a range of talented players in basketball. Jack led the White team to an impressive comeback against the Blue team in Blue/White dodgeball and was subsequently elected White team captain the next day! Patch has been doing awesome in wake surfing and is starting to surf without holding on to the rope. Andreas and Jules have gelled with their cabin mates very well after only two days and have respectively enjoyed wakeboarding and tennis!

We are sad to say goodbye to Timothée who is heading home. We had a great two weeks with them and hope to see them back next summer!

How Rangers!

-Isaac, Colin, Ben W., and Ben C.

Bear Cabin Blog

Bear Cabin is off to a swimming start! Hayden Lucas learned how to save someone in the first two days in diving and Rescue! Nikki and Liam carved it out on the boats cruising on the water skis for 5 minutes in and out of the wakes. Ege was all over beach volleyball and received a ribbon for his efforts! Marius enjoyed wake surfing once again and ripped it on the wake for two whole minutes! Jack enjoyed his hiking trip to the top of St. Regis Mountain. While wakeboarding, Keegan nailed his pop shuv-it. Corbin was stoked to be back at camp and enjoy its beautiful serenity. Their Cabin Night was an overall highlight as the cabin enjoyed a campfire with card games and good stories!

We are sad to say goodbye to Liam, Ege, and Corbin who are heading home. We had a great two weeks with them and hope to see them back next summer!

How Bear cabin!

-Alex, Ciaràn, Ken, Malcolm

Buffalo Cabin Blog

Buffalo has had an awesome week! For Cabin Night, they did some grilling with ribs, burgers, and hotdogs! Daniel S. got up on a wakeboard and Zach is obsessed with wake surfing. Palmer has been carving wakes at wake surfing and Luke got his surface 180 in wakeboarding. Daniel has been enjoying cabin life. Len has been very stoked to catch up with his old friends and is enjoying making new ones. Collin has also been having fun in the cabin and playing soccer! Sebastian had a blast at Blue/White dodgeball. Dima has been enjoying polar bear most every morning. Peter had a great time on the recent rock-climbing trip. Georgy has been having a blast at archery shooting for dog tags. Malcolm has been having a great time at fishing. Cole had a great week on the lake with canoeing!

We are sad to say goodbye to Palmer, and Dima who are heading home. We had a great two weeks with them and hope to see them back next summer!

How Buffalo!

-Will, Chandler, Max, and Scrappy

Moose Cabin Blog

Moose Cabin has had a very active week! Mana has really enjoyed all of the trips that he has been participating in. Bruno passed his silence test after multiple attempts! Both Matthew and Kellan are striving to teach the younger kids’ confidence in sailing. Owen has enjoyed making tasty treats in Culinary Fun. Lucien has been ecstatic to be back in the cabin with his buddies and to be back on the peninsula! Gabe has had a blast hanging out with his counselors in canoeing and learning new strokes. Parson is loving the arts and took mask making and culinary fun! Jaden and Ben have been excelling in fishing and have both caught more than a dozen fish! Dasha has been killing it in Jam session with his exceptional drum playing.

We are sad to say goodbye to Dasha who is heading home. We had a great two weeks with them and hope to see them back next summer!

How Moose Cabin!

-Tom, Micah and David

Jr/Intermediate Boys Cabin Blogs

by Chris

Monday, July 8th 2019 at 3:25pm

Gull Cabin Blog

Gull Cabin kicked off their first week with a bang! The boys were all excited to reunite as the entire cabin is made up of returning campers. Their first day at Camp started well as the boys managed to pull off a perfect score in inspection. The boys were all very proud of their efforts and were rewarded with an evening tubing on the lake! They loved being on the water and getting tossed off the tube a couple of times.

Due to Gull Cabin’s spirit, the dining hall has been full of Gull’s chants and songs at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The boys have rallied other campers and cabins in singing as loud as they can and enjoying each other’s company!

On Saturday night, Gull Cabin participated in the weekend dance where the boys pulled off some thrilling dance moves in front of each other, resulting in some good cabin bonding and lots of fun. The weekend routine continued as the boys participated in activities such as Magic the Gathering, borg ball, frisbee, basketball, and soccer; and they gave each game their best shot!

We are encouraging the boys to be role models not just in their cabin, but on the whole line and throughout their activities at Camp. The boys have already shown that they can achieve anything that they put their minds to.

Gull Cabin is ready for their next week at Adirondack Camp!

Regards,

Eric, Korben, and Jake

Hawk Cabin Blog

Hawk Cabin started their summer off well! All twelve campers arrived to meet familiar and new faces for the first time. The first night at Camp for Hawk Cabin featured a game of dodge ball verse the younger Owl Cabin. The Hawk boys managed to pull off a victory in a well-played match!

As the week went on, Hawk Cabin involved themselves in a variety of activities that included windsurfing, waterskiing, soccer, rock climbing, and kayaking. The boys have applied themselves well throughout their activities and have already begun to achieve goals they have set here at Camp.

The boys have started to bond well with each other, forming friendships that can last a lifetime. On Wednesday night Hawk Cabin participated in Blue/White dodge ball, where both teams pushed themselves to the limits. It was an awesome game to watch!

Hawk Cabin has also come up with their own motto, “class, but expected.” This means that it is expected that the boys show they are role models to everyone not only in their cabin but at Camp.

We are sad to say goodbye to Grant, Eyal, and Alex who are heading home this weekend. We had a great two weeks with them and hope to see them back next summer! The rest of the Hawk Cabin boys are eager to take on the next week at Adirondack Camp.

Regards,
Nathan, Fran, and Greg

Heron Cabin Blogs

Heron Cabin has had a great start to their summer! All eight campers started to gel and form new friendships as soon as they were dropped off by their parents.

On Monday afternoon the campers played ice breaker games with their new counselors. That led to an awesome soccer match against Crow cabin. They had so much fun getting to work together as a team and run around for the night.

Throughout the week Heron Cabin took on any activity that came their way — fishing, basketball, water skills, wakeboarding, tennis, rock climbing, volleyball, and of course… soccer. The Heron boys then showed off their dodge ball skills in a thrilling game of Blue/White dodge ball. Eventually, White team managed to pull it out of the hat and win the series decider.

We are sad to see Miller, Fletcher, and Peter head home this weekend. We had an awesome two weeks with them and hope to see them back again next summer!

The rest of Heron Cabin will be looking forward to next week’s activities and daily life at ADK with full hearts and a desire to take on anything that comes their way!

Regards,

Chris, Ryan and Marshall

Crow Cabin Blog

Crow cabin strolled into Camp with parents, friendships and big smiles! Friends were reunited and many new friendships formed very quickly. Crow played a fantastic game of soccer against the younger Heron Cabin. Crow Cabin was victorious; and more importantly this was the beginning of new friendships.

The returning campers in the cabin have been awesome helping new campers’ transition to camp life. They have learned a lot from each other, which was great to see! This led to high inspection scores which lifted the spirit of the boys every morning.

Crow has a special sign in the cabin that says, “play like a champion today”. We explained to the boys that if they touched the sign, they would have a really good day and “play like a champion.” The boys were super motivated by this and worked hard participating throughout Camp. They gave everything their best go in activities such as water skills, SUP, soccer, and water skiing.

We are sad to see Adam, Finn, and Benjamin head home this weekend! We have had so much fun with them and hope to see them again next year!

The rest of the Crow Cabin campers are looking forward to the week ahead!

Regards,

Max, Dominik, and Lachie

Owl Cabin Blog

Owl Cabin counselors were excited to welcome their campers as new and old faces arrived. For the first night of camp Owl played an exciting game of dodgeball. They worked hard as a team and showed great communication skills!

The boys have done a great job getting involved in all sorts of activities, including sailing, archery, canoeing, soccer, and water skills. They have developed new skills and made new friends along the way.

On Wednesday night the campers played a huge game of Capture the Flag with the rest of the Junior/Intermediate Boys’ line. The boys ran around all night, putting all their effort into their teams.

The counselors have put up fairy lights, which give off a cool glow in the cabin that the boys love. Magic the Gathering is a huge part of Owl Cabin’s daily routine, especially at rest hour. It is a great way for the boys to spend some quality time together.

We are sad to see some of our friends leave this weekend! Kinoti, Liam, and Alex are heading home and they will be greatly missed. We hope to see you back next summer! The rest of Owl Cabin is certainly looking forward to next week at Camp and to moving forward together as a cabin!

Regards,

Henry, Charles, and Tom

2019 Memorial Day Work Weekend

by Chris

Friday, October 26th 2018 at 1:58pm

2019 Memorial Day Work Weekend

May 24 at 4 PM – May 27 at 1 PM

We’re cranking up our annual Adirondack Camp Family Work Weekend from the afternoon of Friday, May 24th until the afternoon of Monday, May 27th and you’re invited! Come on up and enjoy a weekend on Lake George with other Camp families. We’ll provide the cabin and the meals in exchange for your help in getting camp ready for the summer.

Families will stay together in our cabins, and delicious meals will be provided in the Dining Hall. We’ll pitch in to do work projects during the morning and afternoon, including landscaping, planting flowers, light carpentry, and cleaning. At night, we’ll roast marshmallows around the campfire under the dazzling starry skies of the Adirondacks.

Our Work Weekend is a terrific opportunity for new campers to learn their way around Camp, meet other families and members of our leadership team.

Please RSVP so we can hold your bunk. Families are welcome to attend for all or part of the weekend. We hope to see you there! Give us a call: (518) 547-8261 or email

We hope to see you there!

2019 Early Enrollment Ends October 10th.

by Chris

Wednesday, September 12th 2018 at 3:44pm

Dear Parents,

We hope you and your family have been enjoying some quality time together and are back into the school routine taking full advantage of the fall. By now your kids have likely shared some of their many happy memories of time on the peninsula. On our end, we have been busy taking stock of the summer and are already discussing summer 2019.

We wanted to let you know that there are only a few weeks left for Early Enrollment for Summer 2019! It may seem early to think about next summer, but enrolling early guarantees your camper/s a space for next summer and ensures that you receive our Early Enrollment prices. Our CIT Program will likely have a waiting list and based on parent requests we anticipate our Ranger Program and other age groups will quickly fill.

You may submit your application by logging into your CampInTouch account, clicking on the camper application and selecting the 2019 season from the drop-down menu. A $1200 deposit is due at the time of registration. If you need to reactivate your account, please let us know. Please also explore the option through CampMinder to ensure your tuition.

Spaces will likely be limited again this year, so please do not wait too long to enroll. If you need help enrolling or have any questions, please contact us at 518-547-8261.

Have a wonderful school year, and we hope to see you and your family again next summer!


Rikki Galusha
Director of Admissions
Adirondack Camp
www.adirondackcamp.com
518-547-8261 Fax: 518-547-8973

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