DAILY LOG 2019

Summer 2019 Daily Log Entries

  • Sunday, August 11th, 2019 “Jack Reigeluth COD” | Written by Mathew Scullin The last day of camp’s 125th season started with a blast from the cannon! A final breakfast concluded with council goodbyes and the presentation of a handful of theater and activity cups. For acting, Ollie Longo and Oliver Smith won the Green Room Cup and the Coons Cup respectively. For stage crew, both Lewis Threipland […]
  • Saturday, August 10th, 2019 “Jack Reigeluth COD” | Written by Scott Helberg (JCR) Watersports are here! An extended duty period was in order as we eagerly tackled tasks to make the hillside look impeccable for the eventful day. For our guests, we took full showers at the waterfront and then proceeded to get our bunks as orderly as possible. Jafar and his inspection team ravaged the dorms one […]
  • Friday, August 9th, 2019 “Rob Harvey COD” | Written by Matteo Horvat (JCR) At 7:30 am Pasquaney was awakened by the bugle. The campers and counsellors then filed into prayers with many sleepy faces. We then were awakened with a cold shower. We enjoyed a breakfast of eggs and bacon and then filed out to all of our duties. After duties, there were many open activities including the […]
  • Thursday, August 8th, 2019 “Charlie Pink COD” | Written by Charlie King (RCH) On Thursday, we woke up to a warm 69 degrees. In the morning activity period, there were many watersports competitions, such as the sub junior finals in canoeing and the four-man senior canoe races. In the end, the clear winners of the senior canoe race were the Barnes Brothers, Lorenzo Parker Pillow, and Ethan Clark. […]
  • Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 “Matt Woolverton COD” | Written by Jonah Klingler (CFWP) The boom of the cannon and screams of the 16 year olds jolted us out of our bunks. Their crazy costumes rallied us to Mem Hall for their wonderful breakfast which consisted of some sweet delicacies such as Oreo milkshakes as well as hearty omelets organized by Porter Barnes. In the morning activity period, sub […]
  • Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 “Will Harvey COD” | Written by Malcom Klingler (MCWW) Today we woke to a chilly morning and had a hearty breakfast of cheesy eggs, potatoes, and ham. The sub-junior doubles finals tennis match started and it was a matchup between Juan Diez and Bauer Brown and Malcolm Klingler and Fairfax Randall. The first set Juan and Bauer won 6-4. The second went to Klingler […]
  • Monday, August 5th, 2019 “Jack Anderson COD” | Written by Marco Leite (WLH) We kicked off our day with a 50-degree morning which felt more like 40. The highlight of the first activity period was the diving competition which ended with white caps, therefore, the open dive was pushed back. The afternoon wind allowed for there to be a sailing specie to the head of the lake. Canoe […]
  • Sunday, August 4th, 2019 “Martin Millspaugh COD” | Written by Charlie Linz (JGA) Kaboom! My eyes opened to Marco’s maliciously magnificent and terrific trumpet. I jumped up and filed into the Dana Barracks with my fellow soldiers. After the Commanding Officer of the Day (COD) gave a rousing speech we dunked ourselves to a cold wet, performed our daily regimen, and notified the Captain (Mr. Vinnie) of its […]
  • Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 “Jake Holton COD” | Written by Teddy Marquet (MLM) We woke on August 3, day 2 of Trustees’ Weekend, at 7:30 a.m. We had mines, breakfast, and a quick and efficient duty period, followed by activities, including one last outing for crew and Senior singles and Sub-junior doubles tennis matches. Soak took place at 11:45, and was followed by upper camp inspection, lunch, a […]
  • Friday, August 2nd, 2019 “Jack Denious COD” | Written by Clay Meredith (JAH) The day started with a very chilly morning as all of the campers reluctantly stuck their heads under the cold showers. The highlight of the morning activity period was Simon Brown’s asserting his dominance over the tennis game by winning his second straight senior singles championship. The activity period also included preparation for the diving […]
  • Thursday, August 1st, 2019 “Jafar Sharipov COD” | Written by James Miao (JCD) The signature event of the morning was the tennis Senior doubles final match, which was won by James Scullin and Simon Brown. The morning’s wind made it great for sailing, preparing us for the afternoon’s regatta. Despite the waves, in canoeing, there was a specie to Mr. Vinnie’s Rock. On the raft, Jack Anderson closed […]
  • Wednesday, July 31st, 2019 “Will Helm COD” | Written by DJ Mills (JAS) Today started with an amazing council breakfast that consisted of croissant French toast, hot chocolate, breakfast burritos, smoothies, and tasty guacamole. As the day went on, we were delighted to find out that the Mary Lamb was open. It was nice to have snacks while watching the Senior League baseball semifinal game which ended in […]
  • Tuesday, July 30th, 2019 “Wesley Sulloway COD” | Written by Issa Nahayo (WLH) We woke to a warm 68 degrees and we knew it was going to be a hot day. There was scheduled crew because the crew races are this weekend, and there was also an all-day canoeing specie that saw multiple bald eagles and had to walk up around a dam. The group paddled all the […]
  • Monday, July 29th, 2019 “William Davies COD” | Written by Andrey Novak (WAS) Today we woke to clear skies and began our normal morning routine. Following breakfast, we had activities, where the highlight was a senior singles tennis semifinal match. With the Trustees’ Weekend Play coming up soon, a lot of work was being done in stage crew to prepare. After activities, we had lunch and rest. Afternoon […]
  • Sunday, July 28th, 2019 “Nicky Longo COD” | Written by Darius Nuritoff (WEED) On the 28th of July, we woke to a cold and foggy morning such that the lake couldn’t be seen from Dana Porch. Following breakfast, we had chapel practice where we sang several new hymns like “Come and Find the Quiet Place.” Later in the day, we had a wonderful chapel talk from Rich DeSalvo […]
  • Saturday, July 27th, 2019 “Matt Woolverton COD” | Written by Bennett O’Reilly (NCL) Camp rose with excitement, eager to be reunited with the Long Walk. Anticipation built throughout the day, and a 5:35 bugle called camp over to Mem Hall so we would welcome the group after their five long days in the Whites. The Long Walk showed up in an orderly manner and sang their wonderful song […]
  • Friday, July 26th, 2019 “Billy Wilson COD” | Written by Ryan Carlson (MCWW) Today at the boat house we went on a canoe specie to Mr. Vinnie’s Rock. While we were there, we played games like 500 and football. Our touch football game was played in the water with a tennis ball. Then in the afternoon activity period, Hobbs Field had a Junior league playoff game between Wyatt […]
  • Thursday, July 25th, 2019 “Evan McClure COD” | Written by Alec Carmody (WMW,jr.) Today we woke up to a beautiful sunny day at 7:30 thanks to hikes the day before. At the waterfront, there was a round of sub-junior dinghy races along with a canoeing specie and opening sailing. At tennis, there were scheduled matches for the juniors and sub-juniors, while at the baseball field there was fun […]
  • Wednesday, July 24th, 2019 “Peter Denious COD” | Written by Joe Chiosi (ERM) Today we woke up to the sun as it greeted us for the first time in two days. It was the final hikes day of the summer for most of us. After a quick and efficient breakfast in our activity clothes, 5th and 6th walk loaded into the buses ready to do Moosilauke, featuring the […]
  • Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 “Carlos Davis COD” | Written by Matthew Clark (WAS) Today, after breakfast, the Short Walk left for their adventure. With both walks gone, it felt strange having so few campers around. It was quite rainy in the morning, but the afternoon was beautiful. During the afternoon activity period, there was a sub-junior baseball game between Peter Davies’s Baseball Crazies and Bennett O’Reilly’s Auto Parts. […]
  • Monday, July 22nd, 2019 “Mathew Scullin COD” | Written by Curtis Conner (CAAD) We wished farewell to the Long Walk as they headed off to start their five-day journey through the Whites. After the ceremony, we had a shortened activity period, and soak was wetter than usual with the rain. The rest of the day was pretty wet but it was still fun. There was birch beer making […]
  • Sunday, July 21st, 2019 “Rob Harvey COD” | Written by Matt O’Reilly (MJS) We woke to a hot morning. The hot weather made tub a sought after part of the day. Inspection followed, with very good results all around. Stanwood took the victory, winning with only 5 points for 14 people. After the dorms had their inspections, we walked to Chapel, where Townley Chisolm spoke to us about […]
  • Saturday, July 20th, 2019 “Matthias Campbell COD” | Written by Jet Easterly (RCH) Campers woke up to a hot 72 degree Fahrenheit morning, which continued throughout the day, only becoming more temperate. At each meal, the COD, Matthias Campbell, commemorated the half-centennial anniversary of the moon landing. Diving held the Nasdaq competition while nature led a specie to the Nelson Adams Museum. In the afternoon, Wyatt Winstead’s baseball […]
  • Friday, July 19th, 2019 “Will Harvey COD” | Written by Will Peterson (MWC) We awoke to the crows cawing outside our dorms. It was a nonchalant 60 fahrenheit and the weather was clear. At nature, there was a fly fishing excursion featuring Jack Denious and Moose, and at the shop, there was a plethora of projects getting done, including boxes and other fare. In sailing, the lack of […]
  • Thursday, July 18th, 2019 “Sammy Malhotra COD” | Written by Henry Powell (WLH) Delicious pancakes and sausages greeted camp to a new day. After a rather pedestrian morning, the afternoon kicked things into gear. There was a blueberry specie to Kirk’s house, a senior league baseball game between Hays Talley’s team and Sam Randall’s team, during which Porter Barnes pitched for his first time. Randall’s team proved to […]
  • Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 “Jafar Sharipov COD” | Written by Charlie Ramquist (SKM) Today we woke up to a warm yet damp morning that made the showers feel so much more refreshing.  After a great breakfast and duties, we had an event-filled activity period consisting of canoe race time trials for sub-juniors, soccer on the ball field, and lots of project work in the shop. In the afternoon […]
  • Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 “Jack Anderson COD” | Written by Fairfax Randall (JAS) A hikes day, we attended Mem Hall in our activity clothes ready to scale the Whites. Jackson and Wilson were off to a speedy morning routine, setting camp up for an efficient start to the day. We had a delicious breakfast including unlimited servings of berries and waffles. Nicely fueled, we went on to conquer […]
  • Monday, July 15th, 2019 “Jake Holton COD” | Written by Sam Randall (JGA) Holy smokes! The blasting blares of Reveille boomed through the brusseled brush of The Grand New Hampshire Summer Camp. At breakfast, Mr. Vinnie announced that Justin Wamah, Nicky Finn, and Roan Hopkins were elected Captains of Industry at yesterday’s council meeting.  After doing our duties with due diligence, we cascaded down the hillside to their […]
  • Sunday, July 14th, 2019 “Jules Finney COD” | Written by Elliot Randolph (JAH) On Sunday morning we woke up to a bright 68 degrees and the normal Sunday routine of duties, tub, and inspection. Since it was visiting weekend, a lot of guests were at the Chapel. Mr. Vinnie talked about friendship and how a faithful friend is the medicine of life. He also talked about how people […]
  • Saturday, July 13th, 2019 “Jack Denious COD” | Written by Max Reuter (JSF) We started off the Saturday of Visiting Weekend with some quick and efficient showers in 58° weather. After a great breakfast of bagels, eggs, and bacon, we focused on doing our duties very well so things would look sharp for the guests. After the morning activity period, we had inspection, followed by lunch and rest. […]
  • Friday, July 12th, 2019 “Charlie Pink COD” | Written by Isaiah Sanchez (JCD) We woke up to a damp morning after a night’s rain. Classic pancakes and sausage patties were in store for breakfast. For activities in the morning, the notable event was the club war canoe races. The Beavers finished with the best times. The top four canoes will all race during Water Sports. Apart from the […]
  • Thursday, July 11th, 2019 “Nicky Longo COD” | Written by James Scullin (CWFP) We woke up with an extra 30 minutes of sleep due to late reveille. After a typical camp breakfast and a busy morning activity period with good weather, club skit rehearsals took place. With lunch in our bellies, we fell asleep to the pitter-pattering of rain. The afternoon was interrupted by thunder and lightning which […]
  • Wednesday, July 10th, 2019 “Billy Wilson COD” | Written by Tucker Semans (NCL) This morning we woke at 7:00 am after a cold night. 7:01 prayers in Dana; 57º overcast. The showers were cold as always and the smell of mint toothpaste filled the air. Breakfast was good: waffles with Kirk’s syrup. Most campers left the meal to pack bags for hikes, but some stayed at Mem Hall […]
  • Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 “Carlos Davis COD” | Written by Logan Shearer (WMW,jr.) Showers that felt colder than usual marked the start of a new day. For activities, there was fort building in nature, box making in the shop for new boys making a Pasquaney Chest, open baseball and tennis. At the waterfront, numerous water sport competitions such as Senior canoe tilts made for an exciting morning. Thanks […]
  • Monday, July 8th, 2019 “Evan McClure COD” | Written by Charlie Sims (CAD) During activities, the nature trail was opened and the theater stage was painted a deserving black. In the lower half of camp, there were scheduled tennis matches and a canoeing specie to the Bristol Gorge where almost every canoe capsized. Today we also began brainstorming our club skit ideas during our first club skit rehearsal. […]
  • Sunday, July 7th, 2019 “Sammy Malhotra COD” | Written by Oliver Smith (ERM) Marco blew a fantastic revile on this cool Sunday morning. Inspection called for a thorough cleaning our dorms with Stanwood winning for the fourth time in a row. There was a great chapel talk by Mr. Vinnie on the importance of honesty and integrity that a lot of us campers could use. After rest and […]
  • Saturday, July 6th, 2019 “Martin Millspaugh COD” | Written by Costa Somers (SKM) Camp Pasquaney was awoken at 7:30am on a nice sunny morning.  At breakfast, a thunderstorm was announced to be present later in the day.  We had a short activity morning followed by fruit at mem hall. Soak was nicer than most days the weather was very humid and the lake water was refreshing.  It was […]
  • Sunday, June 30th, 2019 “Wes Sulloway COD” | Written by Rich DeSalvo Sunday was our last full day at camp before setting out on Expeditions. Naturally, there was a great deal of energy and excitement mixed in with some nervousness and apprehension. Sunday inspection was won once again by Stanwood Porches, who at this point have a clean sweep on weekend inspections. Following inspection was chapel. The […]
  • Saturday, June 29th, 2019 “Rob Harvey COD” | Written by Kiyan Afkhami (WAS) During the morning activity period, the extension of a senior league baseball game between Taylor West’s team and Sam Randall’s team took place. This game had ended in a tie two days prior, and the tie was broken this morning with Taylor’s team winning by one run. Also, a bear was spotted near Eastbourne and […]
  • Friday, June 28th, 2019 “Will Helm COD” | Written by Dom Taylor (RCH) The highlight of yesterday was the expedition exposition. During the exposition, we learned how to start a stove, how to set up tents properly and how to practice leave-no-trace principles when engaging with the wilderness. Jules Finney showed us how to attach the fuel to the stove and what kind of flames to look for […]
  • Thursday, June 27th, 2019 “Peter Denious COD” | Written by Elliot Beveridge (WLH IV) Thanks to hikes, we slept in for half an hour later than usual. After the first activity period, all dorms had their third skit rehearsals in preparation for Saturday’s upcoming performance. Camp then headed over to Mem Hall for a delicious meal of spicy pulled pork and biscuits. The Mary Lamb was open for the […]
  • Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 “Matthias Campbell COD” | Written by Ibon Trecet (PLD,jr) Wednesday marked camp’s first day in the Whites. We separated into our six respective walks and left for the trails. My group hiked Morgan and Percival. On the ascent, we sang songs like “Old Town Road” and “Bohemian Rhapsody,” modifying lyrics to ones about our counsellor, Charlie Pink. As we sang, we climbed up several […]
  • Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 “Mathew Scullin COD” | Written by Bo Turnage (MWC) After breakfast, the casts for the Trustees, Glade, and Theater plays were announced. Jack Reigeluth and Jake Holton lead a specie to the Winnipesaukee River for those seeking to better their skills for the Androscoggin expedition. The main event of the day, the Pasquaney Game Show, started at 8 pm and featured several chaotic events. […]
  • Monday, June 24th, 2019 “William Davies COD” | Written by Justin Wamah (MJS) A brand new week awaited Camp Pasquaney with sunny skies and a crisp temperature of 55°. Many new boys swam their rafts and triangles allowing them to canoe and to head out to the diving raft. At upper camp, the shop was bustling with new projects being designed and tennis had unprecedented camper presence for […]
  • Sunday, June 23rd, 2019 “Jules Finney COD” | Written by Ibon Trecet (WEED) Being the first full day of camp, there was a rotation for the new boys consisting of tennis, baseball, and the waterfront. In baseball and tennis, the new boys showcased their skills in games like king of the court and bench ball. At the waterfront, most new boys swam their raft despite the frigid lake […]
  • Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 “Doug Camp COD” | Written by Oihan Trecet (JSF) Opening day at Camp Pasquaney began with a lot of new faces. After playing the name game in Baird Hall, all of camp headed to flagpole rock for our official opening ceremony. Ryan Carlson, the youngest camper, raised the flag and the cannon boomed marking the start of the 125th season. Bumpson then spoke about […]