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Today was, by far, the rainiest day of the session. The tropical storm in the gulf has brought several inches of rain and caused us to alter our regular schedule. For much of the day we had bombardy and pitball going on in the gym. We also gave the campers some time in the cabin … Continue reading “6/22/2017 Newsletter”

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It was another great day at camp. It’s hard to believe that we only have one more full day before we say goodbye to everyone on Friday. The game of the day in sports was football and the Apaches and  Comanches are both earning lots of points for their tribes. The race for the trophy … Continue reading “6/21/2017 Newsletter”

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We were back to a regular schedule and it was another great day. This is the time of the session where the campers are trying very hard to earn patches at the tennis, archery, riflery, adventure sports, horseback and pool activities. Mountaineer is the highest patch at Adventure Sports and it looks like we will … Continue reading “6/20/2017 Newsletter”

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Today was trip day– 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Graders went to Chattanooga and toured the Tennessee Aquarium, climbed at the Highpoint Climbing Gym, and returned to the aquarium for the Imax movie. 4th and 5th Graders went whitewater rafting on the Nantahala River. Campers 12 years old and up went rafting on the Ocoee river. … Continue reading “6/19/2017 Trip Day Newsletter”

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Sunday is a different day at camp. We wake up a little later and go straight to breakfast. After breakfast the campers go back to their cabins and get ready for personal and trunk inspection. We are making sure the boys are healthy and taking showers. We are also checking their trunks and making sure … Continue reading “6/18/2017 Newsletter”

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We had a good day Saturday except that we had to say goodbye to our 1-week campers. It was nice to see so many long hugs when the parents arrived. Hopefully we will see all those boys next year for at least a week and some for two weeks! The game of the day at … Continue reading “6/17/2017 Newsletter”

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AWESOME WEATHER……AGAIN! Today at Sports the game of the day was Gladiator. It is similar to dodgeball mixed with capture the flag but with giant obstacles on the court to duck behind. It is one of the favorite games at camp. Laundry came back today just in time for the Skyline dance tonight. Our 2-week … Continue reading “6/16/2017 Newsletter”

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We had a great morning with some really nice weather. Unfortunately, the afternoon was very rainy. According to the radar we were going to get some fairly strong thunderstorms so we all went back to our cabins in the middle of the afternoon to ride out the storms. We did get a good bit of … Continue reading “6/15/2017 Newsletter”

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We finally had a little rain this morning but it was not enough to cause any problems with the schedule.  The game of the day at sports was softball and there were some great games between the Apaches and Comanches. One way the tribes can earn points is to win their game at the sports … Continue reading “6/14/2017 Newsletter”

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Another great day atop Lookout Mountain! Once again the weather that was supposed to be rain showers was sunny skies! At sports the game of the day was football.  At horseback some of the campers are already out on the trails.  Campers can earn a Beginner, Cowboy, Wrangler, or Horseman patch at horseback and must … Continue reading “6/13/2017 Newsletter”

“Camp Laney is such a special place where a boy can be himself, make friends from other parts of the country and gain confidence all while having the time of his life!”

BY Elizabeth Wood - Signal Mountain, TN

“When we drop him off at camp each year, there is a comforting feeling knowing that he is going to be in a safe environment that will challenge him socially, physically and spiritually.”

BY Danna Hodges - Baton Rouge, LA