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Monday, July 8

Color War at BSC!

Yesterday marked our last day of the regular schedule and majors at Bridgton Sports Camp, and it was filled with energy and enthusiasm as we wrapped up our focused training sessions.

In basketball, campers worked on their shooting form and defensive drills. Hockey players honed their stickhandling and practiced breakaway techniques. Soccer enthusiasts focused on dribbling, passing drills, and teamwork strategies, while baseball players perfected their pitching and fielding skills. It was a day of intense practice and skill-building, and the campers gave it their all.

The energy kept going with BSL games and the BBA playoffs! The campers brought their A-game and showed their talents with so much spirit!

The highlight of the day was the announcement of the Color War teams! The camp buzzed with excitement as the green team, representing the Boston Celtics, and the red team, representing the Florida Panthers, were revealed. The anticipation for the next few days is real, with everyone eager to compete and support their teams.

The stage is set for an unforgettable Color War. The campers are ready, the teams are determined, and the excitement is through the roof. Which team will emerge victorious? Stay tuned to find out!

Sunday, July 7

This weekend at Bridgton Sports Camp was filled with action, fun, and memorable moments as we near the end of session one.

The kiddos kicked off the weekend with lacrosse practice, working on their passing accuracy, ground ball drills, and defensive strategies. Their impressive skills and teamwork set the stage for a fantastic weekend.

Waterfront activities were a hit, with campers enjoying kayaking and tubing under the bright sun. The excitement was contagious as they navigated the water and had a blast with friends.

Our hockey seniors won against the New Hampshire Nor’easters, showcasing their skill and determination on the rink. Not to be outdone, our soccer team won a match against Wigwam, with the kiddos enthusiastically cheering them on from the sidelines.

Avery B. took his minor in photography and social media to the next level by interviewing campers about their best tips for homesickness for kids coming in session two. His thoughtful photos are now available on Campanion for everyone to admire.

Sunday was a special treat with our last Lazy Bones Sunday of the session. Campers indulged in two delicious doughnuts and spent the sunny day enjoying slip and slides, creating joyful memories, and enjoying the perfect summer weather.

CIT Leo organized a cornhole tournament with the seniors, which turned out to be a huge success. In an exciting twist, Leo himself won the tournament.

As we look forward to our last days at camp before session one ends, the energy is amazing. We’re ready to make the most of every moment and create even more unforgettable memories!

Friday, July 5

Day 12 was packed with activities at Bridgton Sports Camp as we celebrated the 4th of July!

The morning kicked off with our usual majors. On the hockey rink, campers focused on their stickhandling skills and precision passing drills. Soccer enthusiasts worked on their dribbling, shooting, and defensive techniques, while baseball players practiced their pitching, hitting, and fielding skills. The energy was incredible, setting the tone for an exciting day ahead.

After lunch, we headed to the waterfront for some fun in the sun. The kids had a blast riding the boats, tubing across the lake, and fishing. The beautiful weather added to the joy, and the waterfront was filled with laughter and splashes.

As the evening approached, the excitement grew for our famous casino night! The kiddos dressed up a bit fancier than usual, adding a touch of glamour to the camp. They had to go through “security” (our counselors) before posing for photos that were uploaded to the Campanion website, capturing the start of a memorable night.

The Wolf’s Den was transformed into a lively casino, buzzing with energy. The kiddos eagerly tried out different games, from blackjack to roulette, and used their chips to win fantastic prizes. The unique and amazing outfits added to the festive atmosphere, making the night even more special.

As the night came to a close, the feeling of a perfect day was in the air. The 4th of July at BSC was a celebration filled with fun, friendship, and unforgettable moments. We can’t wait to see what tomorrow brings, but for now, we’ll cherish the memories of this incredible day.

Wednesday, July 3

Yesterday was an unforgettable day for the kiddos as we embarked on an exciting trip to Funtown Splashtown! The campers were buzzing with anticipation as we arrived at the park, ready for a day filled with thrilling rides, delicious treats, and endless fun.

From the moment we stepped inside, the campers scattered to explore all the amazing attractions. The Excalibur roller coaster was a big hit, with its exhilarating drops and twists providing plenty of screams and laughter. Some braver campers dared to take on the Dragon’s Descent, experiencing the heart-pounding free fall that left them breathless and grinning from ear to ear.

The Thunder Falls log flume ride had everyone soaked and smiling in the water park, while the campers loved racing each other down the Mount Olympus water slides. The lazy river offered a perfect chance to relax and cool off in between the more adrenaline-pumping attractions.

Throughout the day, we took breaks to enjoy some ice cream and snacks, giving everyone a chance to recharge and share their favorite moments with friends. The cool treats were a perfect complement to the warm, sunny weather, making our adventure even more enjoyable.

As the sun began to set, we gathered for a delicious pizza dinner, sharing stories about the day’s adventures. Make sure to log into Campanion to see all the photos or our video on social media and don’t miss out on the fun!

Tuesday, July 2

Day 10 at Bridgton Sports Camp!

Yesterday was a beautiful sunny day at Bridgton Sports Camp, and our campers took full advantage of the great weather.

We started the day with some waterside fun, and the kids loved tubing and fishing. Up in the fields, an intercamp soccer match was at its peak. Our campers played with incredible skills and determination, leading to a well-deserved victory.

Despite being rest hour, many campers came out to cheer on their friends. Their enthusiastic support was rewarded with a surprise treat… Ice cream for everyone! The campers loved the sweet reward, and it added to the day’s fun.

As evening approached, the pros enjoyed a social free skating event at the ice rink with Camp Mataponi. The day ended on a high note, with new friendships blooming and campers having a blast on the ice!

It was a fantastic day at camp, filled with joy, teamwork, and wonderful memories. We’re excited to see what adventures await us today at Funtown Splashtown!

Monday, July 1

The camp life lately has been buzzing with excitement and activity as our campers dive into their majors and minors, fully embracing the camp schedule and making the most of every moment.

We’ve had some fantastic street hockey sessions, with Koop joining a few games to level up the intensity and fun. The kiddos have been showing great skills and teamwork on the rink.

One of the highlights for me was going golfing with the kids. They eagerly taught me how to hit the ball, and I loved learning new things from them. They were so enthusiastic that they even wanted to record my attempts and take photos.

The campers also had a blast visiting our sister camp, Kent’s Hill, for a day of carnival fun. They enjoyed delicious treats, exciting games, and free skating with the girls.

Yesterday was a big day for us as we won the kickball tournament against Wigwam and the 15U street hockey match at Camp Micah. The camper’s efforts and commitment paid off, and their happiness and sense of accomplishment were evident.

We also had a special social event for our seniors. Girls from Camp Mataponi visited BSC for a fun free skate, allowing our campers to make new friends and enjoy the evening together.

Every day at camp brings new adventures and cherished memories. We’re so proud of our campers and can’t wait to see what the next days hold!

Friday, June 28

The first week of camp is almost over, and we’re thrilled to see the kiddos fully immersed in camp mode, enjoying their majors and making the most of every activity.

Today was a big day for our campers as we had two intercamp competitions: basketball and baseball. Our teams played with incredible skill and teamwork, and we emerged victorious in both events! The support from fellow campers, who joined to cheer on their friends, added to the excitement and team spirit.

To celebrate our victories, we had a fun and relaxing pizza and soda dinner. It was the perfect way to wind down after an action-packed day.

As we wrap up the first week, we’re filled with joy and pride in our campers’ accomplishments. We can’t wait to see what the rest of the camp has in store for us!

Thursday June 27

Day five at BSC was a whirlwind of excitement and achievements!

We kicked off the day with a thrilling basketball intercamp competition, where our team clinched 3rd place. The kids were over the moon with excitement, celebrating their hard-earned success.

The energy didn’t stop there. The kiddos played lacrosse and street hockey, showcasing their athletic skills and having a blast with their friends.

I took a detour to the arts and crafts area, where the kids were immersed in creativity. They had a fantastic time painting and building adorable raccoon cages with sand. Their smiles and laughter filled the room, making it a heartwarming visit.

Later, I headed to the waterfront to capture some amazing moments of the kids tubing in the lake. The joy on their faces as they bounced over the waves was priceless. Other campers enjoyed kayaking and fishing, with the thrill of catching twelve fish adding to the day’s excitement.

It was a great day filled with fun, achievements, and unforgettable memories. We’re all eagerly looking forward to the weekend and more adventures ahead!

Wednesday, June 26

Day four at Bridgton Sports Camp was a day to remember!

A special visit from Swaggy P, former American ice hockey player Pete Lenes highlighted the morning. Swaggy P, who now runs a hockey training and development company with former NHLer and University of Vermont teammate Torrey Mitchell, spent the morning with our campers. The rookies were the most excited, and they had an incredible hockey session focusing on improving their stick skills on the ice rink. By the end of the session, everyone had made great progress and we captured the moment with some memorable photos.

Other majors proceeded as usual, with campers engaging enthusiastically in their chosen sports and activities.

After dinner, the kids enjoyed some BSL, free play, and free swimming. Despite the hot day, everyone had a blast cooling off in the water and playing games. The campers are doing exceptionally well with their activities, making the most of every moment.

We are looking forward to more exciting adventures as the days go by!

Tuesday, June 25

Today was another fantastic day at camp, packed with activities and memorable moments!

The morning kicked off with the majors, where the kiddos enjoyed some free swimming and various waterfront activities.

In the afternoon, the excitement continued with the first two games of our BBA basketball league. It was a blast to watch, and I was impressed by the kids’ talent, even those for whom basketball isn’t their main sport.

After dinner, the energy carried over to BSL with an intense and exciting game of cricket. The campers gave it their all, and the friendly competition made for a fantastic evening.

To cap off the day, we had our first campfire. The kiddos gathered around, shared stories, and enjoyed delicious s’mores. Overall, it was a day filled with fun, laughter, and bonding. Go BSC!