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Looks like today was our last day of perfect weather for the next couple of days as the likelihood of rain increases tomorrow and Friday.  The game of the day at sports was football and there were some great games between the Apaches and Comanches. One way the tribes can earn points is to win … Continue reading “6/28/ Newsletter”

6/27/2017 Newsletter
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Another great day atop Lookout Mountain! The weather the last two days has been amazing! At sports the game of the day was softball.  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 learn facts about horses and … Continue reading “6/27/2017 Newsletter”

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Our first full day of camp was awesome. It was quite chilly this morning and it felt GREAT! Today campers began their quest to earn various levels of patches at Adventure Sports, Tennis, Archery, Riflery, Pool, and Horseback. The game of the day at Sports was tennis baseball. At the river the campers had fun … Continue reading “6/26/2017 Newsletter”

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It was a fantastic day to start 2nd Session 2017! We did have a small amount of rain in the morning but it turned into a beautiful day.  It was even a little cool! At 12:15 we rang the bell and we all gathered at the flagpole as we do before every meal. Luke welcomed … Continue reading “6/25/2017 Newsletter”

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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”

“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