June 23, 2010 by Hank
Pictures from June 23, 2010 (password required)
I heard the loudest sound I believe I have ever experienced at High Rocks in the 23 years Townsend & I have been the directors. I taped the USA vs. Algeria game of the World Cup. To advance to the final 16 the USA had to win. If they tied or lost the game the World Cup was over for the USA. We showed the game on the big screen in the Lodge beginning at 12:30 and let the campers bring their lunch in to watch the game. There were lots of excited voices followed by moans as the US team had several chances to score a goal, but always came up empty. The entire 90 minutes of regulation passed by without a goal & it looked like the USA was headed home. Four minutes of “stoppage time” was added on & the USA finally scored in the 92nd minute! That is precisely when I experienced the loudest noise I can remember at High Rocks!!
Tonight is cabin night, a final night for cabin group activities and a time to look back over the accomplishments made during the session.
We’re looking forward to seeing all of you on Friday morning. You are welcome to bring family and friends – we make plenty of lunch to cover guests that aren’t in our original count. If you know of anyone that is interested in a camp session for their son, they are also welcome to join us & see what we are all about firsthand.
Remember, the guys will be ready to see you about 9:45am, please do not plan to arrive until after 9:15am when we have staff in place to load trunks. The campers will be singing all of their favorite songs in assembly that morning until about 9:40. After you stop by the gym and get your son’s trunk loaded you will park in campfire field. After assembly ends, your son can show you around his activities and demonstrate the skills he learned throughout the session.
Lunch will be served for everyone beginning around 11:30am, but feel free to continue visiting with your son’s counselors and friends. On your way out, don’t forget to check in at the office to pick up your son’s envelope with cabin pictures, store account refund (hopefully!), and other important items. Also be sure to check out the picture tree- if you see a picture with your son in it, feel free to take it home.
Today will be the last day of pictures, I hope you have enjoyed viewing them through the session. If you would like a high-quality version of these pictures we will have extra thumb drives with all of the pictures from the session for sale, even if you didn’t preorder one.
See you in a few days,