Eden A., Age 13
Tribe of Zebulun
I love chill time because you can hang out with people from any cabin and keep building friendships. Unlike FOB, chill time is an activity where campers are allowed to relax, play games and hang out with friends. As I said earlier, we will sometimes play games, such as Nukem, soccer and mafia. During this time campers can hang out with other campers from different tribes. Because the small bathroom has few showers, lots of campers use that time to take showers. It’s also a great time for a quick nap. I usually look forward to this part of the day.
Campers and counselors are able to bond because of these experiences. Chill time is a great way to relax and bring people closer together. We are able to get to now one another on a more personal level. We talk about friends, movies, family, clothes, etc. Chill time is like a nice break from the other wild activities.
The Empty Cabin
Josiah G., Age 14
Tribe of Levi
Nobody likes cabin clean up. Nobody. You have to put everything away perfectly straight with nothing sticking out or out of place. Even if just your shoes are crooked, or only your sleeping bag tag is sticking out, you will still lose points, because these things are A-skew or rumply-rumply-rumply!
So on the last day of cabin clean up, the Tribe of Levi, decided to hide everything we had in the cabin (suitcases, sleeping bags, and pillows) in the attic. When they announced the cabin clean scores, they had no choice but to give us a perfect score! So, if you ever have a really messy cabin, try thinking outside the box. We did. And it paid off.