IMAGE CAPTION – as Camp Merri-Mac keeps rolling along!

It’s happening! Camp is starting to look like camp! After a late, and light snow last week the trees are starting to bud, the grass is starting to grow, and the lake is starting to fill. The painters are painting, the slide builders are nearly though building, and it won’t be long until we’re all back for another summer at Merri-Mac.

The best news all week is that Autumn Breaux will be on staff again. That makes our staff return rate about 80%!

From the Mailbag:

Lee B. likes the idea about the new cabin charm. “I love the idea of cabin charms! Last summer, we got charms for our tribes and this year maybe our cabin. It’s like each of our camp “families” gets their own charm. That will make our camp experience a gagillion times more special!! “Me likey!” We do too! Becca S. had a great spring break, saying, “Spring break has been a very campy week and as lovely as it has all been, it’s made me miss it (and y’all) something terrible. I had the chance to spend a few days last weekend in Asheville, which of course meant I spent a day in Black Mountain. I ate lunch at My Father’s and looked around a little before driving through camp a bit. The new dock is lovely and I can not wait to be back there again! I also had the chance to get some coffee with Vanessa Hayes. I’m so glad to hear she’ll be back this summer. Camp is soon approaching (almost 62 days!) and I can hardly wait!”

Jennie G. responds to Katy R.’s idea: “I think that the CD would be awesome!! I also thought (out loud) on Macky’s bulletin board that we should have the lyrics on the web page. I think we should also have some songs on the web page too because I ALWAYS forget songs! lol. Oh yeah – I have a band concert coming up and it is totally going to be awesome cause it’s disco music that we’re playing! It is really hard to play on the flute. TRUST ME! lol. I am counting down the days on my dry erase board! Can’t wait! SEE Y’ALL LATER. LUV YAS, LUV JENNIE G.!!!” From Anna S., “Hey everyone! Camp is soon! It’s so exciting. I haven’t had that much time to think about it since this past week. We went to Branson, Missouri with my choir. It was better than when I went to Disney World last year! Everyone should go there at least once and see the Haygoods and Kirby and Bambi Vanburch’s magic show (they are Christians, so their show is really great). Well that’s all I have to say. See you all soon!”

From the Staff:

Leah R., who is studying abroad in Italy, writes: “I just want everyone there to know that as much fun as I’m having here (in Italy), I am SOOOO excited to be going back to camp. I don’t dream
very often, but when I do, it’s usually about camp. I can’t believe it’s so close. Hope everything is well in NC!”

There’s lots happening at camp, but very soon there will be much more!

Great Camping!

Adam and Ann