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Search for the Golden Egg?!?!- August 8th Blog

It was a warm and sticky morning in Birch Rock Camp as we all awoke. The Viking invaders had left our camp and all was returned to normal. We began the day with an interesting announcement from Counselor Jeff that he was given a golden egg, which he had hidden somewhere on camp. If a […]

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“IT’S TIME FOR WAR…”- August 7th Blog

We woke up to Rune’s proclamation booming across the hill.  It was decided no matter rain or shine, it was the day for CONQUEST! After a hearty Viking breakfast of corned beef, eggs, and toast, the warriors cleaned up and prepared for the event-filled afternoon. At lunch the cheers were echoing through the lodge as […]

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CONQUEST!- August 6th Blog

Greetings. My name is Tyr. I am the Norse God of Justice. I have come to Birch Rock seeking satisfaction, a satisfaction that I hope the campers here will appease. I feel great joy in watching Ivar and Rune, the two brothers who lead the Crimson Elk and Black Crow respectively, argue with each other. […]

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Friday Fun!- August 5th Blog

Today was a marvelous day at the rock just like any other, but it was about to get crazy… The morning was full of a fantastic last day of activities for the Cubs campers. As the end of the summer approaches the swimmers are at their best and relay Friday is lightening fast! Today Lev […]

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5…4…3…2…1…SPLASH!- August 4th Blog

And just like that, camper Ben K. is off and swimming his Whale as soon as the sun has come up, more than an hour before the rest of the camp is scheduled to wake up. With a few of his fellow cabin mates, counselors, and his chase boat to see him off, Ben is […]

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The Trial for the Midnight Phantom!- August 3rd Blog

Following yesterday evening’s festivities infused with a tragic demise, camp was expecting closure on the “murder” of Musc during the Clue themed dinner. At the morning bell, the head counselor was not Musc but in fact a ghost who wore Musc’s orange hat. He also spoke like Musc but in a quavering voice and wore […]

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After Midnight- August 2nd Blog

Murder. Mystery. Midnight Phantom.What a day! We all woke up today (some of us in new and interesting places) to some interesting MP pranks. After helping Eric back from the grove to his bed we enjoyed some delicious breakfast of hot cereal and BRC eggs. Shortly after clean up a strangely timed bell rang loud. […]

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Rise and Fall of the Bucket- August 1st Blog

With the break of day came surprises, one after another. Campers awoke to find that the elusive Midnight Phantom, the legendary Birch Rock poltergeist that makes mischief when campers are asleep, had once again struck. Adirondack chairs had been rotated 180 degrees. Tables in the grove, where we eat lunch, were rotated, and two were […]

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Chasing Shadows- July 31st Blog

Midnight phantom. Conspiracy. Espionage. Madness. Camp is in a state of panic. Accusations are flying around like arrows at archery. Most of us think we know who is behind all of this but are really as mystified as a character from an Agatha Christie novel.  There is hope. Detectives Traub and Protas are deeply investigating […]

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Who’s Ready to Sail?- July 30th Blog

Four of our most gallant sailors embarked after second period for a trip to our neighboring lake, Keoka, for the annual Camp Cup regatta. Returning champion duo Teddy and Nate M. led the team in Lasers while experienced returner Ben K. shored up the Sunfish class with young upstart sailor Manny T. After a hearty […]

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