Halloween in June?!

Elisha VanZant smiles

by Elisha VanZant On Wednesday, as we rolled into the second half of our first week of SCATS, we had our first entire-camp activity: a comedy show special brought to us specially by Brad Tassell, father of counselor Darby Tassell. It was titled Ultimate Halloween Party and included a variety of music and jokes with […]

Optionals Focus: A Bug’s Life

Darby Tassell smiling

by Darby Tassell Anyone who knows me knows I have a passion for entomology and creepy-crawlies of all kinds, so fellow counselor Sam Vitale and I planned an event on Tuesday for our Scampers to learn about the insect life on campus. However, the rain foiled our plans, so we postponed the outdoor adventure and […]

Optionals Focus: Ultimate Frisbee

by Hayden Teeter With the first day of class comes the first day of Optionals, a series of different activities led by the counseling staff, with choices changing daily. After a long day of learning and three hearty meals at the dining hall, SCATS campers are ready to let loose and have some fun. In […]

Optionals Focus: Speed Friending

by Jocelyn Martin At SCATS, we have mandatory Optionals that entertain and allow the campers to work off any lingering stress from classes. A pair of counselors supervises each Optional, which lasts from one hour to 90 minutes, and the offerings change daily. On Monday, we offered activities such as Arts & Crafts, Ultimate Frisbee, […]