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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]


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]

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]

Going Green!

Good morning sunshine, or should I say good morning icy breeze : ) Although today started off on a rather sad note (with counselor Kate leaving), it was certain to be a splendid day, and it was! Breakfast included the surprise of the smugglers announcements. As per usual, a ... [read more]

Happy Birthday to…Everyone!

Today at Camp Jeanne d’Arc, it started out rainy but turned into a nice day! We woke up to one of camp’s favorite breakfasts of bagels and bacon. Next, we cleaned up and got ready for morning activities. The girls participated in an abundance of activities. Today one of ... [read more]

Alumni Visitors to CJDA!

Today was a warm, sunny day at CJDA. The beautiful weather allowed the campers to participate in a variety of activities such as sail, ride, riflery, archery and swim. In the afternoon the girls were able to learn from some visiting CJDA alumni who taught dance and yoga. Our ... [read more]

I Scream for Ice Cream!

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream! Today was motor trip day where more than half of the campers went to Burlington, VT to the Ben and Jerry’s Factory for a tour, tie dying t-shirts and then to Church St. for window shopping and dinner. What ... [read more]

Disney Day at Camp Jeanne d’Arc

Today’s Wacky Wednesday theme was… DISNEY DAY! From morning to night, we were serenaded with classic Disney songs in place of our regular bugles – it totally livened up the day. It was a great day for regular activities all day with beautiful weather. Campers sailed, canoed, played sports, ... [read more]

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