I do not know about you, but summer is probably my favorite season. I have had some really great summers over the years, and I have had some not so great ones. Two of my favorite summers have been the past two, when I have gone to a really awesome summer camp, which I am returning to later this summer.
One thing about this camp that makes it so great is the variety. Some camps are sports camps, some are art camps, and some are performing camps, but this one has it all! In one day, I will improve my skills at one or two sports, reherse for a play, and probably complete or at least work on an art project as well.
Also, the food is pretty good. I know summer camps have a reputation for terrible meals, but these are not that bad. Once a week, we have a barbecue, and the weekly grilled cheese day is always a hit! Besides, when there's absolutly nothing that you like, there's always classic peanut butter and jelly. The camp also provides vegetarian and lactose and soy free options for those who need them. Clearly, camp food doesn't deserve it's reputation.
One of my favorite camp activities is adventure. I love the feeling of making it to the top of the climbing wall, or completing a new route up the climbing tower. From my perch at the top of either one, I get a fantastic view of the rest of the camp facilities. It makes all the sweating, and sliding grips, and feelings of not being able to make it completely worthwhile. The rush of the wind on my face on the zip line or giant swing is also a really cool feeling. When I finish, there is always a huge smile on my face.
Another one of my favorite camp activities is drama. Sure I get a touch nervous while waiting for the results to come in, but when I see that my character is one of the ones who has even a few lines to themself, it's all worthwhile. After auditions come the three weeks of working hard to memorize lines, learn lyrics and choreogrophy, find costumes, and generally get the production ready to be performed for the rest of the camp. The day of the performance is a whirl of last minute costume finding, final run throughs, and deciding who gets microphones for when. All campers in the production are exempt from the rest of activities, so that we can get ready for the big night.When the curtain opens, those who aren't in the scene are backstage, and those who are are in their starting positions. Break a leg!
Clearly, I really enjoy the summers that I spend at my summer camp. Whether eating good food with great friends, climbing, swinging, ziplining, putting on a play, or doing any of the other many activties camp has to offer, I am always having a great time. I don't know what this year will bring, but I am sure that it is going to be great whatever it is!

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#1Luna Jecklewood's AvatarLuna Jecklewood (rated this 8)

I wish I could go to summer camp as it sounds quite fun

#2Timatao Gonyon's AvatarTimatao Gonyon (rated this 0)

sounds fun lol

#3Nicole Intrieri's AvatarNicole Intrieri (rated this 7)

sounds lik eyou had fun. good job!

#4Tallula Perry's AvatarTallula Perry (rated this 8)

Nice story. Happy summer!

#5Emma Walker's AvatarEmma Walker (rated this 7)

Pretty cool, nice job

#6Kiora Quigley's AvatarKiora Quigley (rated this 7)

Sounds like a lot of fun, I hope you'll have as much this year!

#7Violet Harker's AvatarViolet Harker (rated this 5)

#8Jenna Hathaway's AvatarJenna Hathaway (rated this 7)

#9Penelope Garrido-Mitchell's AvatarPenelope Garrido-Mitchell (rated this 8)

Sounds amazing! I hope you have a good summer :)

#10Evelyn Night's AvatarEvelyn Night (rated this 7)

Nice

#11Julie Jameson's AvatarJulie Jameson (rated this 8)

You make camp sound better than it seems!

#12Rorey Padfoot's AvatarRorey Padfoot (rated this 7)

Sounds like fun!

#13Castora Grimsby's AvatarCastora Grimsby (rated this 7)

Sounds like a fantastic camp! Hope you enjoy your trip this year as well!

#14Blake Granger's AvatarBlake Granger (rated this 8)

Very good.

I love camp.

Sounds fun!

#15Irvinia Throop's AvatarIrvinia Throop (rated this 7)

I hope this summer is as good as your past ones! I have very fond memories of camps during the summertime, too, and this post reminded me of one of my favorite camps. :) Made me miss it and think about how to weasel my way into visiting it again one of these days.

The theater sounds like a blast, thanks for sharing!

#16Endang Potter's AvatarEndang Potter (rated this 8)

Verry Good

#17Nina Gav's AvatarNina Gav (rated this 8)

I love adventure too!!!

#18Paul Daniels 's AvatarPaul Daniels (rated this 6)

That camp may as well be heaven on earth to those who go to it, from the sound of things. You have done a good job writing. I hope your attendance this year will be fun!

#19Ava Summers's AvatarAva Summers (rated this 8)

Sounds like you have a lot of fun at your summer camp! Take me with you next summer? hehe

#20Zoki Phantom's AvatarZoki Phantom (rated this 8)

Sounds really good ^^

#21Ashlee Sully's AvatarAshlee Sully (rated this 9)

I want to go to summer camp! sounds like you'll have fun.

#22Catriona Watson's AvatarCatriona Watson (rated this 8)

So wonderful to know that this has been a most memorable summer and camp.

#23Terry Potter's AvatarTerry Potter (rated this 8)

You really made me like camps

#24Ellie Warhol's AvatarEllie Warhol (rated this 7)

That camp sounds like a lot of fun!

#25Ardeliah Longbottom's AvatarArdeliah Longbottom (rated this 8)

I wish I could go to that camp, It sounds like fun.

#26Lera Kamerat's AvatarLera Kamerat (rated this 8)

This soulnds like an interesting summer and camp!

#27Kiri Galdor's AvatarKiri Galdor (rated this 8)

Sounds like you had summers you really enjoy.

#28Zuvona Miska's AvatarZuvona Miska (rated this 8)

Sounds like a fun time and like you enjoy it greatly!

#29Ivorie Windton's AvatarIvorie Windton (rated this 7)

Pretty good, a little dull in placed but overall good.

#30Hermy Weasley's AvatarHermy Weasley (rated this 8)

cool

#31Kath Snape's AvatarKath Snape (rated this 7)

This sounds like a wonderful camp and you seem to be very happy to spend your summer there. Good for you.

#32Askeron Kyle's AvatarAskeron Kyle (rated this 8)

Very good

#33Yavanna Basham's AvatarYavanna Basham (rated this 7)

#34Areya Monroe's AvatarAreya Monroe (rated this 4)

It was okay. To tell you the truth, I would rather a story a little more exciting or describes a bit more of the activites that you did at that point. But again, it was okay.

#35Nick Ford's AvatarNick Ford (rated this 9)

Sounds like you had a fun time at camp, the paragraphs could use a little more breakage, but other than that, its good :)

#36Niki Lily Flamel's AvatarNiki Lily Flamel (rated this 6)

Pretty good, the last paragraph is a bit long so you might want to break that into two paragraphs. I think it was considerate of the camp to provide vegetarian food.

#37Daniel Zaz's AvatarDaniel Zaz (rated this 9)

Sounds like you had a great time!!!

#38Marguerite Davenport's AvatarMarguerite Davenport (rated this 7)

Sounds like so much fun.

#39Sarah Evans's AvatarSarah Evans (rated this 9)

Awesome!

#40Lucy Greyback's AvatarLucy Greyback (rated this 7)

Nice camp. I bet the barbecues were fun. I love barbecues XD

#41Ayahzy Nahki's AvatarAyahzy Nahki (rated this 8)

I want to go to this camp!! Very descriptive.

#42Leigh Van Voreen's AvatarLeigh Van Voreen (rated this 8)

Sounds fun! Great job!