Pathfinders Program 2015

The Pathfinder program (Evolution and Change!) originated about 6 years ago as a two week leadership camp offered in the AUG B session for 16 year old campers….. It has evolved to much more. It is now a 4 week program offered in both July and August camps. It is available to 15 and 16 year old campers who are looking for a more challenging experience and who want to develop their leadership skills. There is a limit of 10 boys and 10 girls per Pathfinder Camp. The program enhances the Otterdale camping experience. We feel that many older campers are ready and want to be challenged and to be offered opportunities to learn more leadership skills. We do this
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60th Reunion Weekend

The 60th Camp Otterdale Reunion Weekend 28-30 Aug 2015 Plans are well underway for the celebration of our 60th year in camping. The aim of the reunion is to give all current and alumni campers and staff an opportunity to reconnect with camp friends on camp soil. The theme is simply “Spend another Day at Camp”. Saturday will be devoted to replicating a typical day of camp complete with activities to try, meals to eat and songs to sing. Current and alumni staff are welcome from Friday night through Sunday afternoon. Campers, old and new are welcome on Saturday from check-in until after campfire. Registration information and details will be available soon through the camp website.
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Open House – All Welcome

Open House…Not just for new campers!! Sunday 17 May 1:00 pm -5:00 pm If you are a new Otterdale family, coming to our spring Open House is a great idea. You will have the opportunity to meet many of the staff, tour the camp and dip your feet into our lovely Otter Lake. There will be a number of activity areas set-up to try and staff available to answer all your questions. We want to meet you too, come and join us. If you are a returning Otterdale family, the Open House can be a great outing to reconnect with friends and stretch your legs in the outdoors. We encourage you to bring friends or other family members to see
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2015 Session Themes

After pondering over the many fabulous ideas contributed from staff and campers, the session themes have been finalized. Drum roll please. They are (it’s going to be such fun): JUL A         Everything Elvis JUL B         We’re going to the movies. AUG A       In the Jungle (the Mighty Jungle) AUG B       The Rooten Tooten Wild West The session themes provide fun and creative backdrops for many of the programs throughout the session. Some of our most memorable events have been created from “idea brainstorms” during staff pre-camp training or even hours before launch. If possible, have your campers bring a costume that connects (even remotely) with the theme.
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