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J Davis

Adacus A: Karaoke Night; Camp Myrtlewood (Day 5)

Hi my name is Adacus, 14 years old. Day five of camp was quite an amazing day. Today was skirt day, where most people who were able to acquire a skirt wore one for the day. I was able to borrow one from my close friend and wear it for the whole day. We started […]

Colin: Arrival Day, Camp Myrtlewood (Day 0)

The day started quietly for me . The sounds of a light breeze and cows lowing filled the camp. This area is just begging for you to take a nap in the sun. I had gotten to the camp a couple days early to help setup. The realization that around 100 campers would fill the […]

Bet: Staff Orientation Day, Camp Myrtlewood (Day -1)

I woke up this morning around 8:30am in my cozy spot in the staff tent “cul de sac” to the sound of the resident Myrtlewood site staff dog Baloo telling a story in woofs. I much prefer a nice canine alarm clock to my digital one!   9:30am was breakfast, which included a killer bowl […]

Blake: Staff Arrival, Camp Myrtlewood(Day -2)

Hey ho, it’s the first day of NBTSC staff training! We’re doing it again, after three long years! What a morning, what a day! Waking on Grace’s back porch, sunlight tap dancing on eyelids Off to the coffeeshop I go, taking care of personal business Also to read my sacred staff handbook The guide to […]

Renee: Day 12 (Camp Myrtlewood, Oregon)

Written by Renee (camper) “You’re both on the same page. Now turn it.” Sometimes life throws difficult stuff at you. Day 12 helped us all realize that the only solution to your problems is to talk through them. I had a nice lunch (soup and cornbread!!!) and afterward J hosted a small tea tasting on […]