Monthly Archives: November 2011

A thought of the day…

By | November 30th, 2011|

A Modern Thanksgiving Wherever you are, you could celebrate Thanksgiving today. Not the Thanksgiving of a bountiful harvest before the long winter, the holiday of pilgrims and pie. That's a holiday of scarcity averted. I'm imagining something else... A modern Thanksgiving would celebrate two things: The people in our lives who give us the support and love we need to make a difference, and... The opportunity to build something bigger than ourselves, something worth contributing. The ability to make connections, to lend a hand, to invent and create. There are more of both now than there have ever been before. [...]

5k Gobbler Run & Family Fun Walk

By | November 27th, 2011|

This weekend marked our 5th Annual 5K Gobbler Run and Family Fun Walk. The weather could not have been any better for the race with sunny skies and warm temperatures. With over 200 runners and plenty of walkers, this years 5K was our most successful Gobbler Run to date. We would like to thank all of our racers, walkers, and sponsors for helping us raise funds for our Strong Kids Campaign this year. We hope to see you next year! http://www.tnteventmanagement.com/Results/2011/RESULTS%20GOBBLER%202011.HTM

Miss Spider’s Tea Party

By | November 23rd, 2011|

One lonely spider sipped her tea While gazing at the sky. She watched the insects on the leaves And many flying by. “If I had friends like these,” she sighed, “Who’d stay a while with me, I’d sit them down on silken chairs And serve them cakes and tea.” […]

We’re Thankful!

By | November 22nd, 2011|

Happy Thanksgiving! I stopped by the School's Out Program at Cranberry Pines and I found a ton of turkeys! The kids were making these awesome centerpieces for their Thanksgiving Feast - so cute!

Happy Thanksgiving!

By | November 22nd, 2011|

Do you know my favorite thing about Thanksgiving? Blue Feather dinner. I have a proposition to all of our fellow campers, staff, and alumni. Wear your favorite banquet shirt this Thursday and don't be afraid to belt out your favorite village cheer. Wear green, wear red, or wear blue and this way our entire camp family can enjoy Thanksgiving together. Please have a safe and enjoyable holiday and Happy Thanksgiving from everyone here at camp!

5th Annual Gobbler Run

By | November 20th, 2011|

The five-day forecast is reporting sunshine and temperatures in the high 50's for our 5th Annual Gobbler Run and Family Fun Walk next Saturday. Last year with temperatures in the low 40's, we had over 300 registered participants. Be sure to register to secure your race number! https://ycamp.org/documents/2011GobblerRun.pdf

Mmmmmm… French Toast

By | November 19th, 2011|

Hello folks... Here's one of my all time favorite breakfasts... French Toast!! Ingredients 1 cup half-and-half 3 large eggs 2 tablespoons honey, warmed in microwave for 20 seconds 1/4 teaspoon salt 8 (1/2-inch) slices day-old or stale country loaf, brioche or challah bread 4 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional) Directions In medium size mixing bowl, whisk together the half-and-half, eggs, honey, and salt. You can also add the teaspoon of cinnamon to this mixture now if you so choose. This mixture may be prepared the night before. When ready to cook, pour custard mixture into a pie pan [...]

School’s Out is coming to Camp!

By | November 14th, 2011|

We are so excited about this week at Camp! Each of our School's Out Sites will be spending one afternoon this week at Camp - kids and staff will be able to climb the rock wall, do archery or even dare to cross over the "Swamp" - all for free! We can't wait to see you here - check back tomorrow for some pictures!

Classic Sugar Cookies

By | November 13th, 2011|

Hey folks… Here’s a super simple Sugar Cookie recipe that’s great for cutting in to fun shapes with your favorite cookie cutters! […]

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