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The Blog of the Sleep-Away Program at Elkus Ranch – Updated every night during camp

Category / 2013 Session 3 – Middles

Day Six – Survival of the Fittest (vehicle)

This could become a habit – tonight’s blog is co-written by Serena and Lauren Yes, we woke up. Yes, we ate breakfast, and yes, we played outside. But we didn’t grab the camera until we got to the barn at 9am and had been working for fifteen minutes. Adam, Mori, and Eloise bring the Nooi […]

Day Five – New Beginnings

Thanks to Serena who took the blog reins tonight! Morning dawns, and we get ready to begin a new and exciting day. Building on the skills developed during the chariot races, Gever presents the new challenge – wheel your entire team down four and a half miles down the Half Moon Bay Coastal Trail. We […]

Day Two – Monday Stands for Work

There are things that happen at night at Tinkering School, in the dining room, after lights-out. With cards. Sometimes, before you get to work, you need to indulge your creative impulses. Liora feels that her puppet needs a nose. “I just need to finish this chapter…”, says Griffin, tool in hand. Gever describes the first […]

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