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Zip Away!
Have you been on the zip line at camp? Whether it was the old one, tucked into the woods just off the blue trail, or the new one that sends you flying over Triangle Lake, chances are you overcame some element of fear in facing the zipline challenge. Dan Aune, Ewok coordinator, has transitioned from having a fear of heights to being trained to help campers work through their fears on the zip line. Here's his story:
Meditating the meaning of camp!
When was the last time you saw a group of kids meditating and practicing yoga at Camp Jewell? Jack Burke, our Argo coordinator, stumbled upon exactly that just last week...
My Jewell Story
Many of our long-time campers and staff had their first Camp Jewell experience during the “off season”–teambuilding, recreation and outdoor education programs we offer September through early June. Here’s one of these stories, from Shaina Provey, Utopian coordinator.
2nd Annual Y-TIP Banquet
The Y-Teen Incentive Program held its 2nd annual banquet at the Riverfront Boathouse. Families and friends gathered to celebrate the achievements of program participants and staff. Youth were recognized for their outstanding excellence in leadership, community service, academics and personal development while program leaders were acknowledged for their hard work and dedication to the success of the program. Abigail Horowitz, Shay Carmichael and Kaitlyn Keddy were presented volunteer of the year awards. Tim Baymon, former Y-TIP Coordinator, was recognized as well for his exceptional work with the program.
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