Monthly Archives:January 2017

Celebrate National I Heart Camp Day!

Our favorite time of year (during the winter) is almost here!!  February 1, 2017 is National I Heart Camp Day! Help us spread the word on the importance of summer camp. Remember all those funny pictures we took of you with the “I heart Camp ” Poster. Well, on February 1, 2017 Camp Woodland campers, parents, staff, and alumni are encouraged to post their ” I heart Camp” photo as their Facebook Profile. Don’t have Facebook?

Here are a few ideas to show the world (or just your friends) how much camp means to you!

  • Instagram your photo! #Woodland4Girls #Iheartcamp
  • Print it out and paste on your favorite school tablet
  • Post it on your Pinterest Site
  • Make it a screen saver on your computer

Click the link to retrieve your daughter’s photos (we included brother-sister photos): I heart Camp Woodland Photos Link

Need your son’s photo too? Click the link to your son’s (Towering Pines) photos: I heart TP Photos link

All you have to do is: 1- find your picture, 2- download it by clicking the download tab on the bottom right of the photo, 3-Post it this Wednesday, Feburary 1!

* We took these photos at the end of the summer. We apologize if your daughter could not be part of this project and hope to do the photos throughout the entire next summer! Make your own photo and post it!  We love to see your child’s creativity!

Happy New Year from Aquarius!


Best Moments from Aquarius:

What is one moment at camp you will never forget?

Sofi: every little thing I do at camp, when we all have fun in the cabin, or when we have deep talks.

Gigi: Minute-to-Win-it games, which was the best Camper Council EVER (we ended up soaking Natalie with water guns)!

Andrea: When our entire cabin was together during rest hour with our counselors; we were just chillin’ and bonding…I can’t find the words to describe it.

Lydia: When we attacked Natalie with water guns and drenched her in water!

Sarah: Natalie getting squirt gunned during Camper Council night and her pending revenge.

Betsy: Diving off the dock at the Aqua Tramp and our counselors grading us on a 1-10 scale, and “I got talent & that’s pretty good”, and I learned how to dive!

Jenna: Going to all of the socials and Co-Ed Show practices with my friends.

Katie: Arriving at camp and having people excited to see me.

Susan: Practicing for Co-Ed Show.


What is something adventurous you did this summer?

Sofi: When we went on our day trip; we canoed through a chain of lakes and saw really amazing things.

Gigi: I canoed the Wisconsin River and went to the Ropes Course.

Andrea: Our day trip across the Wisconsin River and having a GREAT time!

Lydia: I went on a TP Trail Ride with 4th hour riding class.

Sarah: I danced in the Co-Ed Show and canoed the Wisconsin River.

Betsy: I went on a TP trail ride, which was fun.  I rode a horse named, Mitch, which I thought was funny.

Jenna: When we canoed on the Wisconsin River.

Katie: Our day trip on the Wisconsin River as a CIT group.

Susan: Canoeing the Wisconsin River on our day trip.


Describe an achievement for which you are most proud:

Sofi: Passing levels and doing good in sailing, learning more in every activity.

Gigi: Being a CIT and learning new things about how to be a counselor.

Andrea: Passing my archery level and getting qualifiers in archery and riflery.

Lydia: Being in first hour advanced riding.

Sarah: Being a good CIT and working for my Spurs level in riding.

Betsy: Going to the ropes course and trying everything; it was scary, but at least I tried.

Jenna: Passing my kneeling levels in riflery; now I am standing.

Katie: Passing my Bar I in riflery.

Susan: Passing my Black Archer, a level I worked on for a long time and then passing my Blue Yoeman in one day.


What did you learn most about yourself?

Sofi: I trust myself and just go for it; I don’t think it through – I just take a big breath and do it.

Gigi: That I always have to believe in myself and be confident.

Andrea: I am capable of doing many things that I could not realize I was capable of.

Lydia: I learned about being a responsible counselor.

Sarah: I need to have patience with myself.

Betsy: I learned that I can depend on other people when I am doubting myself and that I like swimming.

Jenna: Understanding that it is OK to be myself and to accept everyone for who they are.

Katie: I can handle new responsibilities.

Susan: I learned that I can dance (sort of).