From morning to night, VAMPY campers stay engaged

By Sam Oldenburg and Brook Joyner

From morning to night, it’s go, go, go for VAMPY campers. To see a typical day in the life of campers, we followed the campers in one counselor group, that of Max Tague, for a full day.

Tommy Pack (center) of Frankfort and MacGregor Lakes (right) of Berea visit with other campers at breakfast Monday, June 26. Campers ate breakfast, lunch, and dinner together in Fresh Food Company. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Tommy Pack (center) of Frankfort and MacGregor Lakes (right) of Berea visit with other campers at breakfast Monday, June 26. Campers ate breakfast, lunch, and dinner together in Fresh Food Company. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Max Tague (center) talks with Chase Whitman of Leitchfield and other campers during breakfast in Fresh Food Company Monday, June 26. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Max Tague (center) talks with Chase Whitman of Leitchfield and other campers during breakfast in Fresh Food Company Monday, June 26. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Tommy Pack of Frankfort watches as his classmate stacks books on top of their paper structure in Problems You've Never Solved Before Monday, June 26. The class competed to see whose design could hold the most books using only paper and tape. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Tommy Pack of Frankfort watches as his classmate stacks books on top of their paper structure in Problems You’ve Never Solved Before Monday, June 26. The class competed to see whose design could hold the most books using only paper and tape. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Melina Durham (left) of London, Ky., and Malcolm Jones of Louisville use pipe cleaners and beads to build models of DNA structures in DNA and Genetics Monday, June 26. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Melina Durham (left) of London, Ky., and Malcolm Jones of Louisville use pipe cleaners and beads to build models of DNA structures in DNA and Genetics Monday, June 26. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Ben Bozza (left) of Greenbrier, Tenn. and Hayden Teeter of Brentwood, Tenn. present on the first day of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust Monday, June 26. Students paired up and got to know one another and then introduced their partner to the class. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Ben Bozza (left) of Greenbrier, Tenn. and Hayden Teeter of Brentwood, Tenn. present on the first day of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust Monday, June 26. Students paired up and got to know one another and then introduced their partner to the class. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Malcolm Jones of Louisville and Melina Durham of London sit outside during their afternoon break from DNA and Genetics Monday, June 26. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Malcolm Jones of Louisville and Melina Durham of London sit outside during their afternoon break from DNA and Genetics Monday, June 26. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Malcolm Jones of Louisville checks in with his counselor, Max Tague, after returning from class Monday, June 26. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Malcolm Jones of Louisville checks in with his counselor, Max Tague, after returning from class Monday, June 26. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
MacGregor Lakes from Berea talks with a hallmate outside his room in McLean Hall Monday, June 26. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
MacGregor Lakes from Berea talks with a hallmate outside his room in McLean Hall Monday, June 26. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Counselor Max Tague holds a meeting in McLean Hall with the boys in his group Monday, June 26. Counselors hold hall meetings every afternoon after students return from classes. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Counselor Max Tague holds a meeting in McLean Hall with the boys in his group Monday, June 26. Counselors hold hall meetings every afternoon after students return from classes. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Thatcher Balfour from Fort Campbell orders lunch in the Fresh Food Company Monday, June 26. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Thatcher Balfour from Fort Campbell orders lunch in the Fresh Food Company Monday, June 26. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Max Tague's counselor group returns to McLean Hall along with other campers after dinner Monday, June 26. VAMPY campers stay in either McLean Hall or Florence Schneider Hall. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Max Tague’s counselor group returns to McLean Hall along with other campers after dinner Monday, June 26. VAMPY campers stay in either McLean Hall or Florence Schneider Hall. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Griffin Salsman of Springfield, Tenn., charges down the lawn in front of McLean Hall while playing Humans vs. Zombies during optional time Monday, June 26. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Griffin Salsman of Springfield, Tenn., charges down the lawn in front of McLean Hall while playing Humans vs. Zombies during optional time Monday, June 26. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Malcolm Jones (left) of Louisville laughs while helping Finn Shirley from Old Hickory, Tenn., learn how to braid a friendship bracelet during the optional Create the Friendship Monday, June 26. Campers participate in mandatory optionals each evening. It's mandatory that campers sign up for an activity, but optional which they choose. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Malcolm Jones (left) of Louisville laughs while helping Finn Shirley from Old Hickory, Tenn., learn how to braid a friendship bracelet during the optional Create the Friendship Monday, June 26. Campers participate in mandatory optionals each evening. It’s mandatory that campers sign up for an activity, but optional which they choose. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Dawson Wilcox of Greenville, Ala., offers input to Emma Lauritzen of Lexington whil she sketches their campaign poster promoting the re-election of John F. Kennedy during study hall for their class, Presidential Politics, Monday, June 26. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Dawson Wilcox of Greenville, Ala., offers input to Emma Lauritzen of Lexington whil she sketches their campaign poster promoting the re-election of John F. Kennedy during study hall for their class, Presidential Politics, Monday, June 26. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Thatcher Balfour looks to Presidential Politics teaching assistant Mitchell Clouse while joking with him during study hall Monday, June 26. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Thatcher Balfour looks to Presidential Politics teaching assistant Mitchell Clouse while joking with him during study hall Monday, June 26. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Dawson Wilcox (from left) of Greenville, Ala., teaches Thatcher Balfour of Fort Campbell and Tommy Pack of Frankfort how to play Magic the Gathering during hall time in his room in McLean Hall Monday, June 26. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Dawson Wilcox (from left) of Greenville, Ala., teaches Thatcher Balfour of Fort Campbell and Tommy Pack of Frankfort how to play Magic the Gathering during hall time in his room in McLean Hall Monday, June 26. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Ben Bozza (left) of Greenbrier, Tenn., and Scott Dinh of Louisville play Magic the Gathering in McLean Hall during hall time Monday, June 26. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Ben Bozza (left) of Greenbrier, Tenn., and Scott Dinh of Louisville play Magic the Gathering in McLean Hall during hall time Monday, June 26. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
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