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Get to the Point KIDS—CONTINED FROM PG. 3

CCR UPDATE

we grew to care for their little hands and feet and look out for the well-being of those little hands and feet.

TRANSITION EVENTS by Ashley Peoples, CCR Secretary

As we all know, transition can be a time filled Although we weren‟t shov- with mixed emotions. You‟ve been sleeping eling manure or hammer- on a cot all round and looking forward to ing nails, our job was hard sleeping in your own bed. Your clothes are in and stressful and reward- the same place you left them in, it‟s relatively quiet, and you look forward to catching up ing. By the middle of the with your roommates. In this Ameri-life, the summer camp, campers only thing that is consistent is change and the were already asking us if we were coming back next only familiar place we have is our rooms. year, begging us to move Buuuut…I encourage all of you, to find the to Maryland so they could extra energy (hidden somewhere) to get out see us again. “But that‟s of your room, put on your best looking not the nature of our pro- „civvies‟, walk around, talk to people, and gram,” we said. “Others participate in any Corps events! will be back next year, and you‟ll forget all about us.” “You’ll regret the things you didn’t do more than the ones you did” But we may never forget them, those kids whose Fun is contagious, and I can guarantee you that this advice will put an extra pep in lives we were supposed to your step during the specialty role meetings and those brief/debriefing practices. Your have an impact on but in- Community Council Representatives look forward to seeing you there! stead they impacted ours. When the program ended, Editors Note: Staff and Team Leaders present terrific meetings. That extra pep is 98% of the campers‟ math merely to add to a greater experience and level of engagement. Right, Ashley? skills improved. They learned science lessons like the weight and density of blood. And they Thursday, August 30 learned that drug free is In the VA gym - 7 pm the way to be. They learned how to “bump” a volleyball and “spiral” a football. They learned how to maintain a healthy Wednesday, September 5 diet and work as a team. In the VA theater - 8 pm And we learned with (Pictured left) them. Our impact was felt, though in a small way through small people. The kids were grateful; and we few Corps members will Thursday, September 6 forever be grateful for On the 9h lawn - 7 pm Project Crossroad and Sprout ball is like dodgeball, but it’s individual. If “Camp Activate” for their positivity and that splash you get hit, you sit. When you have the ball, you of red they gave us in a can take three steps and toss the ball to someworld of gray. one sitting, run where you need and shout

MOOSE EVENT Basketball

RAVEN EVENT

alter-ego fashion show

BUFFALO EVENT sprout ball

“sprout me” and they throw you the ball. Last person standing wins! 4

Get to the Point Vol. XVIII Issue 15  

This issue we have special update from Macho MeerKats, Alumni Spotlight from Pacific Region Tiffany Zapico and updates for exciting transiti...

Get to the Point Vol. XVIII Issue 15  

This issue we have special update from Macho MeerKats, Alumni Spotlight from Pacific Region Tiffany Zapico and updates for exciting transiti...

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