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Franny: Chopped! (Myrtlewood 2018)

August 31, 2018 (Day 10, Oregon Session 2 at Camp Myrtlewood) Our evening event on Day 10 was “Senior Staff Choice.” Here our Kitchen Coordinator Franny breaks down what we decided to do and a bit of how it worked [transcribed from audio]: Chopped was a cooking competition. It involved our final-year campers cooking (in […]

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Rachael and Wyatt: The Ramen Project (Myrtlewood 2018)

August 30, 2018 (Day 9, Oregon Session 2 at Camp Myrtlewood) Projects are a staple of the NBTSC schedule at longer sessions. They meet for a couple hours over several days, and are a chance to go more in-depth with a topic than a single one-hour workshop allows.  At this session we had 3 staff-led projects: […]

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Sayali: The Concert (Myrtlewood 2018)

August 27 (Day 6, Oregon Session 2 at Camp Myrtlewood) Day 6 was an action-packed final day for our 1-week-only campers. About half of the camp community started the morning by getting on a bus headed to the Oregon coast, while the rest stayed back to enjoy adventures around Camp Myrtlewood. At the coast, caves […]

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Sierra: Arrival Day (Myrtlewood 2018)

  August 21, 2018 (Arrival Day, Oregon Session 2 at Camp Myrtlewood) written by camper Sierra On August 19th, I drove into camp with Sydney. Camp wasn’t going to start until the 21st, but Sydney had to come early for staff orientation. And instead of trying to find extra housing and transportation for two days, […]

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June: Staff Orientation Day 1 (Myrtlewood 2018)

August 19, 2018 (Staff Orientation Day 1, Oregon Session 2 at Camp Myrtlewood) Written by advisor and project leader June Kinch (photo coming soon!) Travel to NBTSC is a bit simpler for me than most other staffers, since I live just a couple hours drive away, and it shows in my packing. I’m always grabbing […]

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