On Friday, camp woke to a gray and rainy sky, which would continue throughout the day. Due to low wind and rain, several activities were closed, such as nature, tennis and sailing. Crew, however, had excellent weather for rowing. As thunder was heard, activities were moved to upper camp. The thunder and lightning continued through lunch and rest and into the afternoon activity. Nature held an insect clinic and there was open shop. There was also photography at Wilson and other various rainy day activities. That evening Henry Anderson delivered a Tree Talk on the different forms of masculinity and how to not be pressured by social norms. Following the Tree Talk was pizza Friday dinner with many trustees, followed by a reading from Mr Vinnie. He read “By the Waters of Babylon,” a camp classic. After the reading, there was mines, prayers, and Taps. All in all, it was a great day.

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