Apache Relay defines our Color War and this long-standing camp tradition is one where every member plays a part in its outcome. There are things that you can count on and Apache is one of those things. Everyone matters in the Apache Relay and every camper plays a key role. No matter if you are being wrapped in toilet paper, running around the quad track, painting an entire oak tag board or are heading into the School of Rock for the infamous “unknown”, you count. It is a race that includes EVERYONE. It is fun, it is intense and it is Apache. When you think of the true meaning of this camp wide relay, you understand how connected we all are and how each part makes up the whole. It’s the most fun amazing race and the energy throughout camp was intense. Regardless if this was your first Apache or seventh, it was just a blast of a day where every single person on each team mattered. We love apache and what it stands for. Gold Video Gamers came in first in Apache. The race is close and its anyones game.

As if running the Apache Relay in the morning didn’t push us physically and mentally enough, we pushed ourselves even further as Girl’s side ran their hearts out at their track meet and boy’s side jumped in the pool and swam to their finish line at their swim meet this afternoon. It was a full day of active campers here with Apache and the swim and track meets. Our kids are playing hard and going strong and most importantly, having the greatest time.

Our campers downshifted a bit as they were spectators at our staff game night. The staff played basketball, volleyball, softball and wiffle ball and our campers cheered them as they fought for Color war points. The weather was perfect and night was ideal. Staff had a ball with a night of fun and games. Our campers clapped and cheered them all the way to the end!! This spirit we feel is contagious and infectious. Its hard not to have the best day up here.

The excitement is growing and the kids are giving everything they’ve got into this Color War. Tomorrow is the last day of games and we end this 5-day competition tomorrow night with Sing. In the end as it always does, it all comes down to Sing.