Monday, April 09, 2007

Where has Spring Gone?

We have had another exciting Spring Break, and I hope everyone had a great Easter. We have reached the halfway point of the Outdoor Education season, which means we will be getting quite busy very soon. This week we see Fennville Middle School, out to have some fun. They will get here Wednesday, and from there on out we have groups every day. Isn't that exciting?

Camp still has snow. If you are somewhere without snow, consider yourself lucky. We thought it had gone for good - how wrong we were. The weather seems to be warming up again, though. In no time at all, it will be gone again. Hopefully until next winter.

Two more staff are here to be met. One new, one old, both awesome.

Jory is a native of Muskegon and graduated from Reeths-Puffer High School. He currently attends GVSU with an English major and hopes to become a teacher someday. He attended YMCA Camp Kimball in Reading, MI for four years as a younger youth. Jory likes camping, hiking, kayaking, frisbees, and guitaring. It is his first summer working here at Camp Pendalouan, and we couldn't be more excited to have him here.

Dom, in her own Words: My name is Dominique, but I go by Dom or Domo. This will be my 9th summer at camp, third summer on staff. At camp I love the climbing wall, ropes course, and capture the flag. When I'm not at camp i'm usually found working somewhere in the Y either as a lifeguard or in the childcare area. I keep coming back to camp every year because I love the kids and being outdoors as much as possible. And a few random facts about me, I carry my camera with my everywhere I go (including the water!) and I have 34 letters in my entire name.

And that's just two people to be working here this summer. Be sure to check back next week to meet a few more summer staff. We do need them, as summer enrollment is almost three hunrded. If you are keeping score at home, that is a very good thing.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I am so thrilled about the new staff...Can we have some sort of pre-orientation gathering in order to meet them?

I cannot wait to get this summer started! It's going to be a blast!