Camp Quality Blog Day 2 2013

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Camp Quality campers enjoy trip to the mine.

CAMP QUALITY – So what do you do on a rainy day at Camp Quality? You improvise! We started off the day with a delicious breakfast and a trip by bus to Amethyst Mine.

First Student Canada has provided free bus service to our organization since 2002. Judy and Edith line up quickly to be our bus drivers. It wouldn’t be camp without them!

The Lukinuk family at Amethyst Mine were excellent hosts and we came away laden with amethyst.

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Camp Quality campers enjoy trip to the mine.

Our afternoon plans at the beach were changed so the group had a chance to gel over some intense board games.

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Rainy days at Camp Quality do not dim the smiles.

Visitors today included Highlights for Hope. Fifty highlights were graciously woven intoour locks Thanks Kelly Ruberto!

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Highlights for Hope helping the campers

Other visitors were Pierre from KC Hockey League, Mike and Kristie from KOA and Gerry and Jo Ann from J& J Sports. These are some of our supporters that will be visiting us this week.

The evening came to a close with a performance from Graeme and Matt, former camper and volunteer.

A fine snack this evening was thanks to the Fort Kinsmen who lent us this beautiful popcorn machine.

Camp Quality 2013 Meagen makes popcorn with Braeden getting in the act.
Meagen makes popcorn with Braeden getting in the act.

 

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Special relationships continue after campers graduate, like this one. Matt and Graeme

 

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Isabella captures the craziest hair prize – Friendships, support and smiles – Camp Quality in acton!

Tomorrow’s theme is based on HERCULES and there will be kickboxing, weight training, water sports and tennis. Of course we are developing a plan B so please tune in for Blog #3.

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This is the second year that NetNewsLedger.com has hosted the Camp Quality Northwest blog. We are pleased to support the work of Clara, the work of Camp Quality, and the ongoing battle to beat cancer. On a personal note, cancer has taken both of my grandparents, it tried to take my mom. There are few people in Northwestern Ontario who are not impacted by cancer. When cancer takes on children, it is time for us all to rally to help them.
Camp Quality will be connected this year by Tbaytel with Internet from East Loon Lake at the Thunder Bay United Church Camp Duncan.
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