After our first chilling tub of the summer and our second dorm inspection, Mr. Vinnie gave a chapel talk on friendship. It was a fitting talk given that many of us will rely on the friendships that we make over expeditions to help us through the challenges of living in the wilderness. For lunch we had as much roast beef, string beans, and mashed potatoes as we could eat. Desert was Sandwich Creamery ice-cream, and for topping at my table, we had maple syrup that Kirk Phelps made from trees that he taps at his house. Following rest, we had our first camper meeting and elected our officers for the summer: Rob Harvey as President, Jack Denious as Vice President, Nicky Longo as Secretary, and William Harvey as Grand Bouncer. Because there were many outstanding nominees voting continued into the early evening. We went right down to barbeque on the waterfront right after the meeting, and we ate even more beef. Burger and hot dogs this time! For campfire we had singing and circles. Then we headed to bed to sleep on a mattress and pillow for what would be the last time in five days.