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Sunday, January 23, 2011

Weird things I remember...

I remember weird random things from my past. Today I will focus on strange things I remember from summer camps, either as a camper or staff. Maybe one day I'll share "how I know this information to be gospel truth".
  • Noone, who's noone?
  • Katsup packets explode if you kneed them too much!
  • If you skinny dip, you will get caught.
  • A camper should never hear cops running through the woods with scent dogs. It scares the crap outta Girl Scouts.
  • A deep freezer is not a place to lock someone in.
  • Off cans can and will explode if tossed into a campfire, thus the need for the warning label.
  • One cannot drink 2 sodas on a 10 minute break.
  • A canoe will float with 10 people in it.
  • I cannot do a front flip off the diving board but I make one hell of a belly flop.
  • Tractors don't float.
  • A suicide is not what you think it is.
  • Deer-flies hurt like hell!
  • Cigarette burns leave permanent scars.
  • Mrs. C is not as scary as her students think & Mr. C will not sit on you if you misbehave.
  • Music majors should not be in charge of camp songs. It's not chorus it's CAMP!
  • Bat ball is a lot of fun!
  • Swimsuits should never ever have zippers in them.
  • Leather bracelets rock.
  • Being the hopper has it's advantages.
  • Friendship bracelets are worth the work.
  • and last but not least... never ever send the new staff member alone to lead a hike.
Bizarre thoughts float thru my head, no wonder people question why I am not in therapy! Not to mention the fact I still send my kids to summer camp and I am very jealous that I am not there with them.

4 comments:

The Thai Family said...

Oh my I loved this! Especially the part where swimsuits should never have zippers ;-) haha!

Scrappy said...

I nearly spewed my coffee all over as I read some of these! You don't need therapy! LOL! Even the person who skinny dipped probably does not need therapy. Oh, and I had a zipper bathing suit. Must have been the 90's! LOL!

Anonymous said...

i love these blog entries...i wish mine was as good..as a matter of fact....it would help if i write it...and by the way...one thing about camp you can add to your list...never ever....ever fall asleep with 18 pieces of gum in your mouth at camp

order of the fork is funny until it is happening to you!

Mud does stain.....shoes should be left at camp.....you never come home with the same amount of towels......

and no matter how much you seal your clothes the morning frost WILL make them damp

Angel Woliver

Anonymous said...

Thanks for my morning giggle Colleen and to the previous poster above. Such a riot!:-)

Betsie Morris