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7.3.15. – XOXO, Your Happy Camper

Howdy, Parents! What’s up? I can’t believe we are already half way through the first session! It seems like just yesterday that I said goodbye to you at the buses. I miss you guys so much, but I am truly having the time of my life. My cabin just had cabin cleanup, and we think…

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7.2.15 – Love, The Lodge

Hello, Parents! All is well here on the shores of Lake Meta! Yesterday’s warm weather brought us a full day of fun in the sun! With regular “K” Day activities, the girls spent the day doing their favorite things around camp. Looking out the Lodge window, it always makes our day when we see another…

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7.1.15- Love, The Lodge

Happy July! Yesterday, our day got off to a chilly start but that didn’t stop your happy campers! By 9:30 A.M., the girls headed into a long MTV practice. As mentioned, your daughters have been learning an original dance routine, to an elected song, that they will also be lip-syncing to. It’s amazing to see…

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6.30.15 – Terry’s Time

So many parents these days try to micro-manage the lives of their children. They don’t want to see them struggle or fail or feel less than. A summer at Marimeta offers each child a chance to seize the day, to be the leader, to take a step back and be the follower, to be courageous,…

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6.30.15 – Love, The Lodge

Greetings from Marimeta! Yesterday was a great day! After cabin cleanup, your daughters hit the showers to get ready for picture day. This year, we let the girls decide a theme to dress up in for their cabin picture. From college apparel to crazy hats, the cabin pictures turned out great! The pictures have been…

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6.29.15 – Weekend Recap

And now for your Weekend Recap… Good morning! We hope everyone had a wonderful weekend. We cannot believe that we are already done with week one of First Session. Your daughters’ spirit, participation and energy made kicking off the Marimeta season a breeze! On Saturday, we continued with “G” Day activities. Both campers and counselors,…

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6.27.15 – “Love, The Lodge,”

Good morning! It’s 75 degrees and sunny, and your daughters’ days are off to a great start! With weather like this, what could be better? Last night, we had an eventful evening of activities, so we thought we would do a recap this morning. Historically, we always kick off Marimeta League with the “T-Shirt Relay”:…

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6.25.15 – XOXO, Your Happy Camper

Hello, from your lovely daughter! If I could sum up today in one word, I would definitely choose the word incredible. I know I tend to start every letter with, “Camp is great” but today it was truly incredible. Let me tell you about it… By 8:30 A.M. , my day was off to a great…

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6.24.15 – “Love, The Lodge”

To our lovely Marimeta Parents – From the moment the Lamers buses rolled in, the Marimeta air has been full of excitement and spirit! Last night, the campers got to meet our wonderful Staff through an evening program called “Staffingo”. Hand in hand, members from our Senior Cabin led cabins all around camp dressed in,…

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TERRY’S TIME: The Magic of Camp

Camp is a world unto itself.  For many people who have never experienced camp, it may seem as foreign as the underwater landscape and sea life.  Marimeta truly has a life of its own.  Just like the tide and the ocean currents that change the views from below: The different personalities, the ever changing weather, new…