The Knoephfli Mile
There is nothing quite like the sleep you enjoy after a camp day filled with activity fresh air and fun. The girls enjoyed a special sleep in before heading up to the dining hall to feast on a delicious breakfast of eggs, bacon, muffins and fruit salad. Everyone was excited as the hustle and bustle began in preparation for our race against the boys. Together we loaded the canoes and of course the war canoes and we headed across the lake to Chikopi. When all counselors were in canoes ready to paddle for the swimmers our racers got into the water for the start. It was a race day for the books! We are pleased to announce that for the first time in many years our girls dominated with six out of the top ten finishers being Ak-O-Mak girls! When the race was finished, everyone walked back to Chikopi where we enjoyed a yummy lunch. Following lunch we had the awards ceremony. To round out the morning the girls paddled back to camp. It was a packed, but fun morning with our brother camp from across the lake!
Once back at camp the girls enjoyed a well deserved rest hour before gathering at Sandy beach for a team competition surfboard relay! The Skittles Tribe prevailed and returned their surfboard and all of their tribe members to the beach first! Hungry after a fun filled afternoon we gathered for a lasagna dinner. Following dinner some of the girls choose to head down to the waterfront for some paddling