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Boatloads of Fun

July 27, 2012
Today’s main project consisted of constructing and painting our very own man-made boat.  I painted the bottom of the boat which represented the Italian flag.  I had help from Jeremy.  Volunteer Evan kept obsessing over the paint that ruined his white shirt.  My favorite part of painting the boat was using a technique […]

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Tying it Together in the End

July 26, 2012
With a little over one week left of camp, we have a lot of art to finish up! The day began with the campers working on their projects such as alien portraits, boat flags and puzzle pieces.
Lunch time turned out better than we expected.  The sun came out and we got to go […]

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Exploring with Camp Jinka

July 25, 2012
The campers set out on an exploration at Poricy Park Fossil Beds and were determined to discover ancient fossils dating over 65 million years old.  We had a great time uncovering fossils such as the most common, Pycnodonte, and rare fossils sich as Belemnite.
Most of the campers weren't afraid to get down and […]

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Tacking the Sail

July 23, 2012
Week three is underway and I have decided to tack the sail and head a different direction by giving the campers a challenge, to write their own blog.  I have designated days to different campers that are willing to give this a try.  They will pick a project or experience from the day […]

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So Call Me Maybe

July 12, 2012
This group of sailors is not only creative artistically, but musically talented, too.  We spent the morning practicing and shooting our very own Camp Counselor, Brigid, giving the campers directions for the shoot!music video to Carly Rae Jepsen’s hit song, “Call Me Maybe.” We connected with each other, created different scenes and […]

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Let’s Go Fly a Kite

July 11, 2012
Day three of camp began with spirits soaring high, as well as kites.  We ventured to Poricy Park in Middletown, N.J., for an educational and fun lesson in kite making.  Poricy Park Conservancy is a non-profit organization, whose mission is to be “dedicated to the preservation of its natural resources and historic site […]

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Setting Sail with Camp Jinka

The four week journey has begun. We left the dock yesterday morning with 22 eager sailors. Our day was full of laughter, creativity and the beginning of new friendships. This year's Camp Jinka theme is centered around boats, giving the campers, ranging from 4 to 16, the opportunity to navigate through the storm. 
Judy Zocchi founded […]

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