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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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Margie: session retrospective (Latgawa 2018)

Oregon Session 1 at Camp Latgawa written by staffer Margie Sanderson I’m writing this blog post from Eugene, Oregon a few days after the wrap of our first Not Back to School Camp session of the year, and also just a few days before we head into another one. The time here in Eugene between […]

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Nathen: Departure Day (Latgawa 2018)

  August 8, 2018 (Departure Day, Oregon Session 1 at Camp Latgawa) written by staffer Nathen Lester                       We are up early on departure day for a last breakfast, last set of logistical announcements, last songs. Campers are dragging luggage and hugging, smiling and crying, […]

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Raven: Day 7 (Latgawa 2018)

August 7, 2018 (Day 7, Oregon Session 1 at Camp Latgawa) written by camper Raven  The last day of camp. It always seems to come way too soon. It’s almost like you’ve just started getting comfortable, and now you have to go. You’ve finally gotten some closure to some old problematic friendships, and now you’re […]

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