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Beautiful Blue Sky Day at Camp

A beautiful blue sky day at camp with exciting team games out on the field! After another great morning of activities during team time, on the menu for this afternoon is crate stacking, GaGa, challenge hike, mud volleyball and fishing. With the fantastic weather, everyone is looking forward to the fun-packed afternoon. We've really got it going on here at Kupugani!!...

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Exciting First Day!!

It's a new dawn, a new day and we're feeling good! We had some refreshing, revitalizing rain to make camp feel green and more natural. There is excitement at camp on the first full day of the session. The forest is filled with the sound of singing birds. Looking forward to an epic day of camptivities including biking through the forest, canoeing down the river, river walking and games in the pool. It's gonna be a day of fun-filled activities!...

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So It Begins

Session two is under way, with the campers and parents receiving a warm welcome with a tour of the grounds, cooked to perfection hot dogs and burgers plus the great pot luck dishes brought by camper families. The campers are now settled into their cabins after an evening's welcome, delicious first meal at camp, fun with Ship Island and RoShambo Evolution, and a key log ceremony around the camp fire. Campers are smiling, making friends and getting excited for tomorrow's activities. Let the fun BEGIN!!!!...

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Farewells and Fun

Another beautiful day with the ladies from Kupugani. This morning a fond farewell to our two-week campers being treated to a parent show with the pictures and videos from the session, then a fantastic day with the four-weekers at Magic Waters on a perfect, sunny 85-degree day. Mico and Mama had a blast too!...

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The Last Day

So the sun goes down on another amazing two weeks of Camp Kupugani. The day we have been putting off for two weeks, the final day. But what a great day it was!!!! Our last day kicked off to a great start as the campers enjoyed a morning of eco challenge. We had climbing by the river, swimming in the sun, mud volleyball, crate stacking and some of our campers made tie dye shirts!!!! Campers finished the day with a journey to the campfire, a reflective hike down trials and across rivers to reach the campfire were there were tears of joy as counselors read out quotes from the eco challenge,...

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Olympics!!!

Time goes way too fast when you have fun...camp is nearly over for session one! After a great night yesterday of "untalent" and "talent" at our Untalent Show, and some great dancing at the dance, some of the ladies went to the top field and did "solo" sleeping under the stars. Mother Nature working her magic I think. Today was the time, yes that time when our campers strive for excellence, play fair and have an super amazing time at the Kupugani olympics........GaGa, Slip n slide relay, Mud tug o war and Canoe sink are the activities, and every one of the four teams competing are rea...

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Attention: Backwards Day at Camp!!!

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of allllllllllllllll ages..........it's the moment we have been all been waiting for.......the........Camp Kupugani 'Untalent Show' and dance whoooooooooooooooooooooooooop! The ladies are prepped, the stage is down, the decorations are up, and the PA system is rigged up and ready to go. We are expecting skits from individuals, camp friends, cabins etc, singing, dancing, acting, improv, you name it happens here :) We don't just encourage them to become empowered women, we encourage them to have fun. And after the sweet untalent show, we wil...

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Kupugani Flag Flying High!

Walking up the What a puff a me trail first thing in the morning and seeing the Camp Kupugani flag flying is awesome. People, dreams truly can come true :) This morning during team time, the ladies really stepped up their comfort levels by doing leans and lifts as further trust building activities. It was very cool to witness the development over the last 9 days. Now, after a tasty lunch and a restful Siesta, it's the girls favorite part of the day CAMPTIVITIES. We thought why not have an awesome pool party after dinner so it's nice and cool and a great way to unwind after another aw...

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Week Two Begins…

What a weekend! Yesterday we had a very busy, fun cabin day, which included the annual camp photo and also a waterfront activity afternoon. The heat continued its fine form for us and the mid-session relaxing/chill break was awesome and amplified the developing friendships camp is creating.....grrrrrrrrl power rocks! The beginning of week two started amazingly, with the Taco ingredient game during teams, another busy session at the pool and also some cool Kupugani benches were made that will be painted and put around camp for future and current campers. Well, it's bedtime for us, and the campers...

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Week One Ends in Style!!

The hot sunny days are awesome and they keep on coming :) The camp wide soccer game we had was awesome, with some shining performances from both counselors and campers, and a final score of 2-1 to the counselors capped an awesome game. One of the most notable performances was from Kupugani director-in-training 5 year-old Mico who saved several late efforts to deny a late tie or victory for the campers. This was swiftly followed by a refreshing water break, La Tienda time, and then a camp pool party to cool off :) Well home cooked curry for dinner for first- and second-year campers,...

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