Camp ’18 (Day 5)

August 1

We begin each day at the waterfront . . . well, after breakfast.  Let the games begin!

[Anne and Bill ready to attack Elkhart Lake in a double kayak . . . ]

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[And they’re off, no injuries were reported . . . ]

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[A right turn, clear of the mooring area . . . ]

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[Trying to sync . . . ]

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[Past the swimming area, then out of sight . . . ]

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[Waterfront staff prepares to receive incoming vessels . . . ]

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[Other waterfront staff keeping an eye on things from the pontoon . . . ]

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[Next up, Katie and Cassie ready for a paddleboard adventure . . . ]

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[And away they go (I hope someone is keeping track of such things) . . . ]

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[At the request of their family, I shot other longtime campers sailing to shore . . . ]

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[Those of us not into such strenuous activities find comfort on shore, in the shade.]

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[Anne and Bill found their way back home after circumnavigating the entire lake.]

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[Name that cloud!!]

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[I think it’s a puppy on its haunches?]

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[The best photo ever of these two guys (if I do say so myself) – the DOM, on the left, with Wiley, the outgoing camp director.]

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[It’s time for cornhole!  The DOM here, teamed with Vicki, unfortunately ran into a buzzsaw, i.e., the defending champs, in the opening round . . . ]

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[Vick launches a couple . . . ]

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[She had to carry the DOM . . . ]

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[Jami teamed with Kathleen in a match that went down to the wire . . . ]

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[Good form . . . ]

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[Nice follow through . . . ]

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[Kathleen shoots back . . . ]

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[The bag is airborne . . . ]

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[The Fort Wayne Dynamos stayed for the continuing action . . . ]

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[Kathleen, lookin’ good!]

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[Cornhole!!]

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[Woo-woo!  Jenny was impressed . . . ]

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[And the save of the day . . . ]

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[I was able to dive into the bowels of Elkhart Lake to save “The Biddies” from the clutches of the plastic horrors befouling our planet’s waters!]

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Anna had read books about people in the cities going camping.  She couldn’t imagine something so ridiculous.  ~  Gail Sattler

Up Next:  I believe we’ll go to the Legacy of the Lakes Museum.

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