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Giving Back

It was a busy day at Camp Jeanne d’Arc! We began it with chocolate chip pancakes for breakfast – those are a camp favorite! Then we cleaned cabins and went to 3 activities, some of those included the tournaments for Les/Jolis points. Tanhe girls compete in BBs, riflery, tennis, ... [read more]
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Wishing Night

This Monday morning started off chilly but turned into a beautiful sunny day : ) A sail trip went out today and the girls had a lot of fun with two of their favorite CITs, Izzi and Caitlin. The girls were finishing up tournaments this morning as well as ... [read more]
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Oh, What a Beautiful Day!

We started off our Sunday with high energy levels – probably because of late sleep! A great breakfast of cinnamon bread created happy campers before we headed off to morning choice activities. This morning the range of choice activities was close to endless, which means everyone was sure to ... [read more]
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Tournaments and Hydration Nation

Although today started off rainy, it was instantly made better when the Orioles surprised us all with Breakfast in Bed, where campers enjoyed bagels and yogurt parfaits in the coziness of their beds. After the clouds parted, campers participated in tournaments for Les/Jolis points in almost all the camp ... [read more]
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Triathlon at CJDA!

It was another warm, sunny day at Camp. This allowed for a full morning of volleyball, canoe, cricket, archery and more. But the highlight of the day today was the Les/Jolis Triathlon. Campers competed for Les/Jolis points. The competition consisted of a swim to Fran’s dock and back, a run ... [read more]
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Another Dreamy Day at CJDA

Today was a very busy day at Camp Jeanne d’Arc. Not only did we have 12 girls out on a super fun motor trip to Lake Placid, we had a plethora of activities offered at camp. The weather was perfect for morning activities including canoe, sail, ride, fishing, field ... [read more]
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Smugglers

This morning we wrapped up everyone’s favorite tradition of Smugglers. Everyone woke up at 6 am to finish looking for the cans that the Smugglers team had hidden the night before in the woods. After the game finished, we all sleepily ate breakfast. Then after breakfast we had the ... [read more]
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No Stopping the Fun!

Today we had on and off thunderstorms but that didn’t stop Jeanne d’ Arcers from having fun! This morning we had regularly scheduled activities like sail, canoe, tennis and soccer. We enjoyed some delicious chili and corn bread for lunch. Dessert at lunch was everyone’s favorite, CHIPWICHES! Two cabins, ... [read more]
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