The Timelessness of Canoe Trip

Below is a morning meditation that was given by Maddie Harper this past summer on the sense of timelessness you experience on canoe trip. “At camp time always seems to fly by. No matter how many summers you’ve spent here at Wapomeo it always feels like you’ve never left. Time is a strange concept. We […]

Sharpening Your Axe

Below is a morning meditaion that our Ahmek Director, Greg Albisser, gave this past summer on the importance of taking time to recharge ourselves or “sharpen our axes”. The first part of the meditation is a passge from Stephen Covey’s book “7 Habits of Highly Successful People”, the second half of the meditation was Greg’s […]

Friendship

Every Sunday morning at Wapomeo a section of campers leads the camp in Chapel. Chapel is a time for Wapomeo campers and staff to take a break from their daily routine and reflect on an important aspect of camp life. Below is a Chapel that our Kiowa campers (aged 7 – 9) led on what […]

The Opposite of Loneliness

Below is a piece that Becca Hastings read this summer for a morning meditation at Wapomeo. The Opposite of Loneliness: We don’t have a word for the opposite of loneliness, but if we did, I could say that’s what I want in life. What I’m grateful and thankful to have found at Yale, and what […]

Camp Friendships

Making friends is one of the most valuable factors of our camp life. Every summer campers meet people whom they never cease to like. Wherever we go we see evidence of this. In schools and colleges throughout the country, it is the usual rather than the exceptional thing to see two or more people who […]