I warn campers every year about how the camp environment is hard on electronics. With all the sand and water, electronics do not last long. I suggest it shutting down, putting in your luggage and don't worry about it till Friday! That way you have it on the way home!
Its not as easy as it is at home, but that is a big reason why camp is so important! Learning to deal with new people and places will make you more successful in life! True Story!
Yes, they are dorks, but they want to make sure you are having a great camp experience!
When you get to camp on Sunday, it will seem a little slow. We are getting all of the organization stuff accomplished while waiting for everyone to arrive. By the time you head out to your campsite, things will go by in a flash! When you leave on Friday, you will wonder where the week went. We basically will be busy from the minute you get up to the minute you get ready for bed. Its about living life!
We have campers from NYC, Clymer, Plattsburgh, and all points in-between! Some years we also get Connecticut, New Hampshire, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Missouri, and Georgia!
Oswegatchie is a big place and every camper helps pick up around camp each day. Right after getting up in the morning, your campsite group cleans up their campsite. It takes 5 minutes and it just sweeping and organizing your gear! After breakfast, every campsite group also cleans up a part of the main camp area. It is more sweeping, picking up, taking out the trash, and looking for litter. Its so easy, but you just need to know it happens!
As simple as it gets. You as a camper will be responsible for picking your own bags, your own gear, and taking care of your bedding and wet towels. Since the origin of Oswegatchie, taking personal responsibility to look out for yourself has been the biggest growing point of camp.