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Viva las FirewatchMonday, July 18th, 2016

This week at Camp Lincoln for boys, campers experienced the combination of one our oldest traditions and a new special day. The result was a whole lot of fun! The spectacle began on Friday night with the Firewatch campfire. At the campfire, the history of Firewatch was told. It started off with an explanation

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Time Flies!Friday, August 14th, 2015

It amazes me how fast it all goes! We are already heading into last ten days of Camp! I guess the quote “time flies by when your having fun” really is true. It has been a fun week so far, as campers are all going about doing their favorite activities.

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In the Midst of it AllFriday, August 14th, 2015

This was an exciting week here at Camp Lincoln for boys. Not only for us as the LT’s, but the camp as a whole. This week saw the sessions first color wars, a very rare evening activity, and a transition with our two week friends leaving. To start the fun

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A Day in the Life of an LTWednesday, July 29th, 2015

Monday was my first All-Day. An All-Day is where an LT 1 spends the entire day at their assigned cabin stay. From the time the campers wake up to when they fall asleep, the LT should be at the cabin, except during activities and rest hour. Cabin stays, especially an

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Traditions and Special Days!Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Every day, we embark on another beautiful day at Camp Lincoln, but Thursday was a different sort of day. Thursday was the day of our annual Firewatch Campfire. The event started with a fun campfire filled with songs and the classic Alaskan Hummingbird story told by two counselors who thrive

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Session 2… Ready, Set, GO!Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

With the first session LTs having left for home, the job of writing these blogs has passed on to us, the second session LTs.  We arrived a day before every other camper to have a night with just the seven LTs and two co-directors, Tom B. and Austin P. When

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Session 1 is Coming to an EndFriday, July 10th, 2015

Even though the weather has been inconsistent, the energy at Camp Lincoln hasn’t been. All day, every day the campers are shouting with joy, and only bug juice and smiles can be found. Hard work towards goals and fun are found at every activity, from the waterfront to the barn. Hard

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Not so Normal Days – SPECIAL DAYS!Friday, July 10th, 2015

Within the past couple of days here at Camp Lincoln, campers have experienced the special day, Extreme Dream, finished Sam Cote Classic, and begun block six of activities. On July 2, the divisions began their different Extreme Dream activities. On the nights of July 3 and 4, the intermediate and

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We Like to Give Back!Friday, July 10th, 2015

On June 30th, I inarguably had the best experience of my life. It was the day of the Leadership Training Program’s Service Day. We went to Camp Friendship, one of five locations that resides underneath the organization True Friendship. True Friendship specializes in camps working with campers’ ages ranging from

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Week 2 LT UpdateMonday, June 29th, 2015

With camp now in full swing, campers and staff cannot deny that the hype has never been higher. For the past week, I have seen smiles, laughter, and tons of fun had all around camp. On Wednesday, June 17th the LTs continued one of camp’s longest standing traditions – Firewatch. Firewatch

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