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Saying Of The Week
the first YWCA camp was set up
at Asbury Park, Pennsylvania, called Sea
Rest.. This summer
boarding and vacation house was for "tired
young women wearing out their lives in an
almost endless drudgery for wages that
admit no thought of rest or recreation."
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Summer F. Dudley and seven boys from the YMCA in Newburgh, New York, go on a camping trip.
In 1900 the first Boys' Club camp was created. The Boys' Club in Salem, Massachusetts, organized a seven-week summer camp and 76 boys attended. By 1930, more than 60 Boys' Clubs conduct summer camp with approximately 26,088 campers attending.
the American Camping Association (ACE) is
founded under the original name, Camp
Directors Association of America (CODA).
the Boy Scouts of America (BASE) was
In 1910 Dr. Luther Halsey Gluck founded
Camp Fire Girls - today known as Camp
In 1912 the first Girl Scout camp was held
in Savannah, Georgia.
“Do not follow where the
path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and
leave a trail.”
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Camping Joke Of The Day
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson went on a
camping trip. After a very tasty meal, they
lay down for the night and went to
sleep. Some hours later, Holmes awoke
and nudged his faithful friend. Holmes
said: "Watson, look up and tell me what
Watson said: "I see a fantastic panorama
of countless stars."
Holmes: "And what does that tell you?"
Watson pondered for a moment:
"Astronomically, it tells me that there
are millions of galaxies and potentially
billions of planets. Astrologically, I
observe that Saturn is in Leo.
Horologically, I deduce that the time is
approximately a quarter past three.
Theologically, I can see that God is all
powerful and that we are small and
insignificant. Meteorologically, I
suspect that we will have a beautiful
"Why? - What does it tell you, Holmes?"
Holmes was silent for a moment then
spoke: "Someone has stolen our tent!"
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