August 12, 2009
The last week has been a blur. Here is a listing of all that has happened…
Last Saturdays Pow Wow Day was a huge success. Perhaps the most memorable part of the program was the Friday night sermon by our counselor Rocky Eagon. Rocky was raised by his grandmother who was a full Cherokee Indian. He did a wonderful job of relating stories that helped bring the Native culture to life for us. He pointed out that there are Native Americans living throughout the
Still to come… camper counselor Day…. staff show… packing… final key log… banquet… request program and the burning of the North Star Effigy… vans, buses and cars taking our campers home to tell a thousand different stories from many different perspectives.
It’s been a pleasure writing these postings and I hope that I’ve been able to give you a glimpse of North Star life through the eyes of this tired and burry eyed camp director. It is difficult to capture the magic of camp but I am sure that your son will be able to fill in the blanks when he comes home shortly.
Please feel free to call Sue or myself if you have any questions or concerns about camp as we would be happy to answer them for you.
Thanks for sharing your sons with us. Sue and I will do everything we can to insure that their last few days are fun, happy and safe.
Speaking of Sue, she has asked that I send a health update. Please read it below.
It will not be long before we begin making preparations for next summer. But for now, enjoy the anticipation of the stories and experiences that ou are sure to hear.