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Wednesday, 27 July 2016 20:37

I Blinked

Three weeks ago, while standing in the camp office, I said to our incredible team of directors, “Let’s make these final three weeks count because in the blink of an eye, we will be standing in this room – it will be Thursday, and there will only be one day of camp left. Focus on the positives; spend time with those campers you’ve watched grow and develop confidence; and take time to let our awesome staff know that we appreciate them. Enjoy, because although we’re getting tired, you will wake up on a cold January day and give anything to be back here doing what we do.”

Later in the day, one of our directors told me she had really taken to heart my simple little message, and since our quick morning meeting, she had taken a walk all over camp and breathed in the truly magical experiences that were happening.

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