Camp Mishawaka Blog


18 July 2015

Weather We have been really lucky with very pleasant weather this summer, and it looks to remain that way. There was one evening period that got rained out, but all other rain has come during overnight hours. Highs have been in the 80’s and a nice breeze […]

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15 July 2015

The second half of the summer of 2015 has begun at Camp Mishawaka! Weather We have had warm days to start second half, but a cool lake and a regular breeze has helped keep things comfortable. Rainfall has happened at night, so activity periods have yet to […]

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It’s a Happy Enchilada

On one of his live albums, singer-songwriter John Prine recounts the story of how an admiring fan once asked him to play that song he wrote about a “Happy Enchilada.” (The real lyrics are, “It’s a half an inch of water, and you think you’re gonna drown.”) […]

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2 July 2015

Weather Highs have been in the upper 70s for the past few days. Winds have been light and skies have been mostly sunny. All the old-timers at camp keep saying that it’s been one of the nicest stretches of summer weather in recent memory. Comings and Goings […]

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Finding Mishawaka

Weather A few bits of rain yesterday, but nothing strong or long. The forecast calls four sunshine through the 4th of July. Comings and Goings The Boys Camp Isle Royale hiking trip returned yesterday. A good time had by all – they had good weather and saw […]

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25 June 2015

Weather Some early morning fog lingered, but burned off quickly and the rest of the day was sunny, calm, and bright. Highs near 80. Another beautiful day in an unprecedented string of beautiful days. Comings and Goings Yesterday, some fishermen from Boys Camp went to Lake Winnibigoshish […]

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23 June 2015

Weather Highs near 80 today with a few high clouds and a nice 10 mph breeze. Great for sailing, tubing, skiing, canoeing, basketball – great for anything and everything at Mishawaka. Comings and Goings The Boys Camp Isle Royale trip departed today. They will camp on the […]

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20 June 2015

Weather Our first day of the summer with rain at Camp Mishawaka. It rained during the later part of the morning today causing a slight reshuffling of a few morning activities, but nothing drastic. The soccer field, park, and main campus were grateful for the moisture. The […]

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I headed down to Belding Camp (the area for the youngest boys) this morning after breakfast to see if I could help with cabin clean-up. I remember, first as a camper, that it was the most challenging part of the day – it took me years to […]

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18 June 2015

Another full day at Camp Mishawaka is in the books. It did not get above 70 degrees today, but with fully sunny skies most of the day it was very comfortable on both land and lake. Part of feeling like you’re part of something bigger comes from […]

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