The day started early at 7:00am with the morning run and stretch, and never stopped. The campers were up in the trees, running gates, jumping hurdles, cooking Avocado Chocolate cupcakes, and dancing to the C & C Music Factory!
Out in the ropes course, it was all about setting goals & pushing limits. Every camper who went up felt the tension and nerves in their body. The challenge required good focus along with frequent reminders to breathe. But with constant cheering and encouragement from the coaches and campers below, it was an exciting and fulfilling day up in the trees with every single camper meeting or exceeding their goals. Love it!
Some quotes from the boys about today’s activities …
“The leg routine was painful but fun.” – Liam
“There was one thing that was really hard. The backwards tuck walk. My legs felt jiggly, wobbly and hurt at the top.”- Tyler Z
AGILITY GYM COURSE:
“Hurdles were probably the toughest. My legs were sore, but that’s a good thing.” –Brendan
“The key is concentrating on hitting your feet on the right area of the box and looking ahead to your next jump.” – Rex
“The focus begins at the feet with high knees and sticking the landing of each foot. With your arms you have to almost do a swim motion to clear the gates out of the way to tons of speed.” – Jackson
ELITEAM WOODS OBSTACLE COURSE:
1:11 for the Obstacle course from the team of Rex, Aidan, Jaden and Henry. “The keys are the Wall, sprinting wherever you can, and the hitting the Spider with speed and getting into the rhythm.” – Rex
“The hardest was the Vertical Playpen. Getting onto the triangle was nearly impossible. I got to the tire and then I felt I was completely done, but I felt more confident after and know that I could get to the top the next time.” – Win
“Does this harness make me look fat?” – Jaden
Sandpits tomorrow! (Along with quotes from the girls. )