Work Weekend

Posted by Karah

As most of you know, there’s been a bunch of construction going on here at Crestridge (if you’re not familiar with all of it, then take some time and read some older blogs about the cabins and new Bear Trap).  And with all the construction comes many more little details that need to be done before any campers or staff arrive.  In order to get things done in time this year , we added another spring work weekend.  Around forty people showed up and we had a ton of fun!  It was a good mix of former staff, current staff, new staff, alumni and camp friends.

                     Volunteers for the weekend

The main thing for the weekend was putting together bunk beds for the new cabins…which the above crew knocked out in no time!  Other things that got done were moving furniture into new buildings, clearing out the dining hall completely so the floors can be refinished, raking leaves (always plenty of that needed after the fall and winter), and a few other little things.  With the bunk beds assembled the cabins are definitely ready and just waiting to be used now!  Check out how the cabins look with beds in them:

      Looking into the cabin from the doorway Looking towards the door from the back of the cabin

Thank you to everyone who came and helped out!

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24 thoughts on “Work Weekend”

  1. woah, i just totally drew a blank, which village has which color? like what color is the chickasaw village, and so on. lol sorry i feel sooooooo dumb right now. 😀

  2. Hey Rachel, village colors are as follows: Chippewa=Green, Chickasaw=Red, Cheyenne=Yellow, Choctaw=Brown, Cherokee=Blue. And no reason to feel dumb, it can get confusing at times!

  3. hey guys i am gonna b a cheyenne 2!!!! hope the cabins r nice ….. this will b my 2nd year… and omg 2 showers… that is def an improvement 2 me!!!!!!!!! cu at camp!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. if you requested someone to be in your cabin, and they didnt request you back, is there still a possibility that youll be with them? thanks!:D

  5. Emily, we cannot guarantee that you will be with the person you requested, but we try our best to honor the request.

  6. hey ! omg! im soo excited for camp! i even have a count down on my calender! im going to a be chickasaw and im going for the first two sessions! this will be my third year going and i just cant wait to go! i love camp soo much! the cabins look so good! i have a question ! so will there be some new cabins or a lot of new cabins??

  7. Taylor, we are excited for you to get here as well! There will 5 new cabins this year.

  8. HEY!!! Im going to be a Cheyenne the first 2 weeks!! Rachel, you are going to love camp. Last year was my first year and i cant wait!!! 🙂

  9. has there ever been a time where a cheyenne had to go with a choctaw cabin, or a chickasaw with a cheyene? (etc.) just because of the number of each age group? thanks! less than two weeks till the first session! go 1A!! cant wait!!!!!!

  10. No, they’ve always been able to stay with their village (Cheyenne with Cheyenne, etc.).

  11. I cant wait till camp the cabins look really good who gets the new cabins this will be my 3rd summer here cant wait only 8 dats left.

  12. I like the new cabins, but i really want to know can we sign the walls and how many cabins were redone????

  13. hey guys! im going to be a choctaw this year and Grace i dont think you can get new bars but you should ask someone!

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