Friday, August 17, 2012

Session 8 2012

Session Number 8
This is the last session of summer 2012 at Camp Paivika.
We all are looking forward to having an amazing memorable week together!
The theme of this session is "Vacation Getaways"
So let's check it out! Here are our highlights.

Arts and Crafts
The first day of each session, campers decorate their paper bags
 that will contain their Arts and Crafts and Nature projects.

Fine arts

The campers were encouraged to share their ideas of performing arts in Fine Arts
such as playing musical instruments, singing a song, performing skits and dancing 

In Nature, Greg invited the campers to play games like "Nature Bingo"
The campers enjoyed participating in the activity.

Sports and Rec.
The campers really enjoyed  bowling, pool, ping pong 
and jigsaw puzzles in the recreation room.
In addition, Martine and Joe set up out side adaptive sports for the campers such as 
basketball, archery  and tetherball.

Horseback Riding
The campers really enjoy horseback riding at Camp Paivika.
Willy, Martine and Greg led our lovely horse "Muretta" 
around Camp Paivika which the campers love.

We all had a good time staying cool in the pool during the hot day.
The campers love to float around and enjoy the beautiful day.
Some campers played games with their friends with gusto.

Lake Trip
This session we took a trip to the lake with the campers.

Session 8 Newspaper

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Session 7 2012

Camp Paivika Here We Come!

Session number 7 was held on August 9th - August 14th
The theme of this session was Holidays.
We were so excited to be together again for a fun week!

Viviana, our program-coordinator prepared 
many fun activities for the campers .

Arts & Crafts

Campers enjoyed the spin art project 
that Sarah set up in Art and Crafts!


Greg, the Nature guy invited the campers to play Nature Bingo.

Fine Arts

The campers had fun playing musical instruments in Fine Arts. 
In addition, Dean read a story about animals for the campers.

Sports & Rec.

Martine encouraged the campers 
to play games  in the recreation room.
The campers played with jigsaw puzzles, 
pool, foosball and ping pong with gusto!

This summer we have installed a new pool lift providing a safer
and fun way for the campers to get into the water.
Thank you
to the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation for
 the grant that made this upgrade possible!

The campers really enjoyed swimming in the pool!

Horseback riding!
It's very cool riding the horse around Camp Paivika with Willy and the counselors.

 Session 7 Newspaper


Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Session 6 2012: Children

This is Session number 6, the children session
The counselors were very happy to meet the campers.

 After greeting each other and chinking in with our unit directors and the nurses, 
all camper's suitcases were kept tidily in the cabins. 
We all were ready for fun time!

The campers decorated the paper bag that will contain their Arts and Crafts
and Nature project.

In the afternoon each day, we had an all camp swim!!

The campers also enjoyed the carnival during early eater period.

The campers like to touch our a tiny horse, Carrie.
In addition, the children also like horseback riding.

Fine Arts and Nature were combined together.
Greg and Dean told story about nature and then encouraged the campers 
to dress up act like animals.

The extra activity that Viviana, our program coordinator set up to entertain the campers is
"Feeding my counselor". Everyone had so much fun!

Sarah prepared many cool projects for the campers such as "my lovely worm"  and the volcano model.

The newspaper of Session 6