Today at ELITEAM we…
Collected rocks down at the river. Several campers chose to name their rocks… some of our “new friends” are Bob, Bertha, Chad, Roc, Q, Ryan, Lil cheese, Clarice, mini and Abby. Afterwards to all gathered with our rocks and pledged to become “Tougher, Stronger, Fitter, Faster” (our theme for the month). After stretching out and playing the name game, we broke into groups and rotated through four “Tougher, Stronger, Fitter, Faster” stations… 100 yard burpees (Tougher), Boxing (Stronger), mental fitness memorization game (Fitter) and the obstacle course (Faster). As you’ll read below, the obstacle course was a favorite and the burpees were torture! We just finished with dinner… spaghetti and meatballs. A coach just yelled “3 minutes!!!” so we are headed back out to the field for more action!
What activity did you like the best today and why?
Lincoln- I liked the obstacle course because it was fun.
Jackson- I liked the obstacle course because I got to try new things and work hard.
George F- Obstacle course because I had fun in the slalom.
Noi- 100 yard burpees because it had me want to do everything.
Griffin- I like the boxing because I never did it before.
George M- The obstacle course because we could run gates.
Emerson P.- Obstacle course- shady, cool, in the woods, a course.
Alec P- Obstacle course. It was fun and was good.
Molly N- The boxing or obstacle course was my favorite activity today.
Winter- I liked the obstacle course the most because we got to work as a team and try out the new ninja addition.
Molly H.- Obstacle course because we got to push ourselves in a fun way.
Brenna- Obstacle course because it was super fun but also had challenging parts.
Jackie- Burpees because it made me stronger.
Describe what doing a 100 yard Burpee sprint is like:
Lincoln- It was hard but you felt good at the end.
Jackson- It is a lot of work but feels AMAZING to finish because you get a rush of accomplishment.
George F- Very hard, but I felt accomplished after.
Noi- It was fun!
Griffin- Its really tiring and it feels like your on fire.
Andrew- Pushing your limit. Felt good when I finished.
George M- Tiring and annoying and after, felt success.
Emerson P- TORTURE.
Alec P- After I was thirsty.
Molly N- Was tiring, but in the end, not that bad.
Winter- At first you feel energetic and your jumps are further, but the closer you get to the end your legs feel more tired and you have to fight to get to the end.
Molly H.- Very tiring, but afterward it feels good to have completed the challenge!
Brenna- It’s hard and challenging but if you use your strength and set your mind to it you can do it.
Jackie- You have pains in your thighs but if you say don’t stop, your mind will clear.
If you could tell your mom one thing right now, what would it be?
Lincoln- Camp is hard but fun.
Jackson- How’s Nantucket?
George F- Hi mom.
Noi- Never get me HOME!
Griffin- Camp is really fun.
Andrew- Hola mama.
George M- Hello.
Emerson P.- Camp is fun.
Alec P- This camp is fun.
Winter Heaton- I’ve been having lots of fun so far! Have fun in Nantucket, can you get me a pink force five sweatshirt and/or a red Nantucket hoodie.
Molly H.- I would tell her that so far it has been really fun!
Brenna- I am having a super fun time and thank you for helping me do this.
Jackie- Doug made me do burpees and I love him for it.
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