Feelin' the Love at Chenny

Every summer I mention in these blogs how moved I get about watching the closeness develop between our campers and staff during the summer and today I was blown away watching it all unfold before my eyes. You can’t walk 5 feet without being in its presence. Girls holding hands, boys walking arm in arm, counselors giving piggy back rides, face-to-face everything. The giggles, the hugs, the physical connections we make and the abundance of love that is in this camp is tremendous. From the moment we roll out of bed, someone is arm in arm with someone walking to breakfast. We can’t get close enough as sitting on a lap at line-up is a must and crawling all over our counselors is what we do. Our closeness in this camp is incredible and it shows us just how much we crave this connection in a world where everything we do disconnects us. Our campers need it, our staff revel in it and the outcome is a community of people who are deeply happy and feel the love. I often wonder how different the world would be if everyone got to feel the love and experience this kind of connection for an extended time in their lives. These connections are real and are making a lasting influence on your children. We are all feelin’ the love!!!!

Our Chenny athletes were on point today with so many games being played. Everyone put in great effort and showed awesome sportsmanship. We could not be more proud of our Chenny athletes.

Middy Girls Soccer – CAW 1 @ Westmont 4

Inter Girls  Basketball – CAW 4 vs. Westmont 20

Collegiate Girls Softball – CAW 9 @ Tioga 4

Senior Girls Softball – CAW 6 @ Blue Ridge 8

CIT Girls placed 5th at Volley Tourney at Wayne

Collegiate Boys Basketball – CAW 22 @ Tioga 34

Senior Boys Soccer – CAW 1 @ Poyntelle 11

Super Boys Basketball – CAW 28 @ Westmont 39

Trivia madness was the craze tonight as campers played this awesome game show full of fun facts that we all know and love. Campers were contestants and it was a race to recall answers.  Questions ranged from pop culture to geography and the campers just had an absolute ball. Kids hit the buzzer when they knew the answers and the fun didn’t stop there. There were singing out the answers, silly dances as they raced to hit their button and even beach ball volleys as they recalled fun factoids from this outrageous game show. So much fun for our Freshmen – Collegiate campers. It was a different kind of night as we held a night swim pool party and beach bonfire for our seniors and supers. The  sun was setting on beautiful lake and our campers enjoyed this prefect summer night with a pool party, campfire and s’mores. There was a feeling at our waterfront tonight and as we watched our kids chat the night away around the campfire. The feeling was simple pure summer fun. Like we were watching a movie of what happens on a perfect summer night but this was no movie, it was real and our kids experienced a night that felt surreal. Some campers were swimming, some sat pool side and just talked with friends while others were roasting marshmallows listening to music around. It just doesn’t get better than a night like this.

Chenny Out