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Woodchuck July 23, 2024

Woodchuck July 23, 2024

For one of the first times this summer, we had some rain! That didn’t stop us at Camp RobinHood. At 7 AM sharp, the Foresters and Shires boarded a coach bus headed to Boston. They are going to have an AMAZING few days exploring the city on their Excursion. After shoveling down some croissants, the Friars left on their white-water rafting excursion around 9:30.

That left the Lancers and Arrows leading camp for the day, and boy did they do a great job. Despite missing the oldest third of camp, the dining hall was rocking at lunch with cheers and dancing.

Regardless of the rain, we had a GREAT day. The TPs, Jugglers, Squires, Scouts, Tumblers, and Jesters watched a film in The Lodge this morning. This afternoon, the Squires, Archers, Yeomen, and Lancers played a camp-favorite, Hunger Games before finishing the day with a Beach Party. It just so happened that the sun started to peek out right around then.

Tomorrow, we will welcome the Saxons, Scribes, and Bards back to camp. The Yeomen, Lancers, Quills, and Arrows will leave for Excursion later this week… However, maybe that will get postponed if Green and White starts.

It’s hard to believe there are only two weeks left. We are savoring every moment with our RobinHood family. Sweet dreams from The Realm.

Woodchuck July 22, 2024

Woodchuck July 22, 2024

Wow. What a quiet day at The Realm. ELEVEN of our eighteen groups left for excursion this morning! The Saxons and Scribes were the first ones. They hopped aboard the coach bus at 7 AM and headed to Portland for surfing and exploring. After breakfast, the Bards were the next group to go. They white water rafted today! All three groups will be gone for a couple of nights, so Green and White break predictions are delayed a couple of days…perhaps…

As the Bards were leaving, junior camp was right on their tail. The TPs, Scouts, Jugglers, and Tumblers had an action-packed day at StoryLand followed by dinner and ice cream. The Squires and Jesters spent the day at the one and only Whale’s Tales Waterpark. After a fun day, the groups watched a movie and had dinner before returning to camp. Finally, the Archers and Bows took off to Water Country. They followed that up with Inside Out 2, Chipotle, and Coldstone!

That left the Yeomen, Lancers, Friars, Foresters, Quills, Arrows, and Shires to roam camp by themselves. With so many groups out, we took advantage of the day with a couple of Beach Parties and a ton of choices for kids to focus on sports of their choosing.

We just welcomed junior camp back amidst a beautiful sunset at the waterfront. We greeted tons of smiling faces who could not stop talking about what a great day they had.

After a long day, it’s time for us to get some sleep. We have a few more excursions leaving tomorrow morning… Sweet dreams from The Realm.

Woodchuck July 21, 2024

Woodchuck July 21, 2024

We are so fortunate here at Camp RobinHood. Today was another beautiful day. Blue skies, perfect temperature, and a nice breeze throughout The Realm. This morning, we said our goodbyes to the four-weekers. While it was sad to see them off, as one of the great counselors once said, “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” We channeled that thought throughout the rest of the day here. For those that left, we will make sure we have the BEST final couple of weeks in your honor. We will miss you and we hope to see you next year.

At dinner, Woody announced the first few excursions that will leave tomorrow. The Bards will be going white water rafting, among other things. Meanwhile, the Saxons and Scribes are set to leave early tomorrow morning to surf and explore the northeast. That is, of course, as long as Green and White doesn’t break tonight…

For those that are new, the Green and White “break” is the event, or sequence of events, that signifies the beginning of Color War. At the Boys Camp campfire tonight, Chuck talked about some of the most memorable ones of the past 59 summers. One of his favorites was a break in the 1970s. The whole camp was at Fenway Park for a Red Sox game. All of a sudden, in the middle of the game, a plane flew through the sky with a “RobinHood Green and White” banner. The CRH section erupted in pandemonium. Within a minute or two, the sections nearby were also chanting “Green and White” with the kids. We’ll see what happens this summer…

Sweet dreams from The Realm!

Woodchuck July 20, 2024

Woodchuck July 20, 2024

What an AMAZING day. We as an administration, our staff, and our campers were so excited to show you our home and the day did NOT disappoint.

From the waterfront to the ballfields to everywhere in between, it was an INCREDIBLE day. It was so special to see so many of our families reunite after four weeks apart. Thank you, thank you, thank you. To those that weren’t able to come: your kids were in great hands with our staff.

Thank you to everyone for making this day possible. To the families who made the trip to our beautiful home, thank you. Thank you to our campers for being such welcoming hosts to our visitors. To all of our incredible staff, especially our kitchen and maintenance staff, who worked extremely hard to make this day possible, thank you.

We are so lucky to be here and we are so happy we were able to show everyone today why we all feel that way.

To those that are leaving this weekend, we will miss you. Have a great offseason, study hard, and we cannot wait to see you again next year.

To those that are staying, get ready for the best two and a half weeks of the year. We have some STACKED excursions right around the corner. Speaking of right around the corner, when will Green and White Break? The rumors are starting…

Sweet dreams from The Realm.

Woodchuck July 19, 2024

Woodchuck July 19, 2024

How lucky are we?! Throughout our beautiful campus today, everything was in full swing. The past four weeks have flown by. As the old saying goes, “Time flies when you’re having fun.” Boy, have we had a TON of fun this past month.

Whether it was someone’s first summer or their 59th, or anything in between, we have all come together as one family, the RobinHood family. We are so excited to see so many of our campers’ families tomorrow on the biggest day of the year, Parents Visiting Day. We have a lot of awesome activities planned for the morning. Yensi and his amazing team in the kitchen have been working so hard to prepare lunch tomorrow.

While we are going to be sad to see our four-weekers leave this weekend, we know that this is not a goodbye, but more of a “see you later.” We hope that each and every one of you has had a spectacular four weeks, made new friends, and learned something.

For those that will be staying here the rest of the summer, the best is yet to come. This time next week, we may be in the midst of Green and White, the best five days of the summer. We also have some super fun excursions planned for each group.

We hope everyone gets a lot of sleep tonight to rest up for tomorrow. Sweet dreams from the Realm!