Virtual Programming: Drama/Game Show Club & Story Time!

We are very excited to announce this week’s virtual programming! Our Freshkids and Sophomores (Grade 1-5) are invited to a bedtime story with co-owner Mark Diamond on Instagram LIVE on Wednesday at 8:00 PM EST – a perfect way to end the day! For our Juniors, Seniors, CITs and Staff (Grade 6+) you can sign up for a ZOOM Drama Inc./Game Show Trivia Extravaganza with Matt Brundage on Thursday at 5:30 PM EST. You must RSVP in advance – CLICK HERE to sign up for what is sure to be a barrel of laughs and whole lot of fun!

#MANITOUCHALLENGE TIKTOK SUCCESS!

We were overwhelmed by the success of our #manitouchallenge TikTok over the past week! With over 3,000 views and countless submissions, we are pumped to announce that we went viral! It’s not too late to make your own and join in the fun! CLICK HERE to go to our TikTok account and CLICK HERE for the tutorial to learn the dance.

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: DANIEL FREDER

Former camper and staff, Daniel Freder is a robotics instructor for high school students. Due to COVID-19, he has pivoted from instructing the students in robotic design to teaching them computer coding through ZOOM. Also, Daniel is using the school’s 3D printers to produce components for face shields for front-line health-care workers. It’s part of a grassroots initiative known as the Protection Collective, a network of dozens running 3D printers who have come together to produce and distribute at least 3,000 face shields so far, with help from community partners. CLICK HERE to read more.

SPECIAL FIRESIDE COMING SOON

We felt it was our duty as an organization to stand with the Black community and not stay silent. While posting on social media this week was an important first step, we know there is much more we need to do with our platform. We must listen from those who have faced adversity and learn as a camp. We are acting swiftly to prepare for a special fireside entitled “how to speak up and make real change”. Stay tuned for more details on our virtual summer Fireside series.

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