Monthly Archives: May 2014

Without Camp…

By | May 29th, 2014|

Where would I be without camp? If I really think about that question, I'd have to say that my life would be so entirely different that I can't imagine what it would be like. I obviously would not be a camp director if I had never attended Ockanickon as a boy. I wouldn't know how to do a J-Stroke in a canoe. I would know very few of my dearest friends since I met most of them at camp. I would not have given my mom a jewelry box for Mother's Day when I was 10 or 11 that I [...]

Ocky-Matolly Olympics 2014

By | May 5th, 2014|

The snow from the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics has long been melted and Rio 2016 is still two years away, but here at Camp Ockanickon and Matollionequay, we are getting ready for our own Summer Olympics. The Saturday of two-week sessions at overnight camp is Special Events Day. On these days, regular programming is put on hold and replaced with a co-ed inter-camp contests that last the entire day. Both camps come together for a day of friendly competition, teamwork, and sportsmanship. The day concludes with a closing ceremony when the winning team is announced and an all camp barbeque [...]

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