The final full day of camp began with a delicious pancake breakfast. Some campers shared their stories about how they make pancakes with their parents at home and said that “with pancakes, you can never go wrong.” Perhaps because today was the last full day of camp, the campers were in a very enthusiastic mood. The cheers during breakfast were definitely the loudest and most exciting cheers out of all the previous days.
The morning activities were filled with numerous exciting programs. Frame decorations, shaboogie, and ropes for our youngest unit; cooking rock wall, hiking, science and sports for our middle unit; and canoeing for our oldest unit at the lake. During lunch, the campers, the counselors and the staff enjoyed another delicious camp specialty, made from scratch chili! The lunch, as usual also included healthy options like salad bar with plenty of ingredients to choose from and fruit bowls with pineapple, watermelon, cantaloupe, and grapes! DEEE-LICIOUS!
The final afternoon activities at Camp Swift included camper’s choice for all units where they had the opportunity to experience their favorite activity one last time before wrapping up another great session of camp. The art shack was a buzz with so many campers participating in our long-time camp favorite - tie dye! Campers also had a blast playing gaga, tennis and taking one last dip in the pool. All in all the final afternoon of camp was a blast!
The very last night of camp swift was a very special night where campers were able to experience the highest level of celebration!! The campers were invited to Cafe Swift for dinner where they entered a specially decorated lodge in our session theme - college! Then, they enjoyed a very fancy and college themed dinner of barbeque chicken with vegetables and mashed potatoes We also celebrated another camp swift birthday! Uasean turned 13 today, and the whole camp enjoyed delicious chocolate cake to celebrate. After everyone ate, there was another dance party in the lodge to warm up for the fun to come at the Swift Carnival!
Swift Carnival was a night filled with games, dance parties, and really cool prizes that campers got to take home. At the end of the evening, the entire camp swift community gathered for one of the final highlights of the camp: the Camp Swift slideshow! The video included a montage of pictures, videos, and songs from the past week of adventure and excitement. Once the night wound down, each camper went back to the cabin to reflect on all the cool and exciting memories and friends they made along with the friendship they will have forever!
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