VAMPY campers carry on camp traditions

By Brook Joyner
Bailey Richardson of Clarkson crab walks across the Great Hall for the final event of VAMPY Olympics Saturday, July 1. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Bailey Richardson of Clarkson crab walks across the Great Hall for the final event of VAMPY Olympics Saturday, July 1. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Campers take the stage for paper theater Saturday, July 1. Each group was assigned a classic fairytale to perform but each had some sort of twist to it. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Campers take the stage for paper theater Saturday, July 1. Each group was assigned a classic fairytale to perform but each had some sort of twist to it. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Hayden Lovel (from left), Evvie Cooley, Maggie Kite, and Zoe Ward compete in a round of Just Dance in McLean Hall Saturday, July 1. Each camper had to follow the dance moves showed on screen and the person who scored the highest won points for their team. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Hayden Lovel (from left), Evvie Cooley, Maggie Kite, and Zoe Ward compete in a round of Just Dance in McLean Hall Saturday, July 1. Each camper had to follow the dance moves showed on screen and the person who scored the highest won points for their team. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Campers from team Israel and team Christmas Island compete in a round of musical chairs at VAMPY Olympics Saturday, July 1. Israel ended up winning first place for Olympics, followed by Germany and Belize. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Campers from team Israel and team Christmas Island compete in a round of musical chairs at VAMPY Olympics Saturday, July 1. Israel ended up winning first place for Olympics, followed by Germany and Belize. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Mary Baker of Paducah is taped into her costume for paper theater Saturday, July 1. Mary's group performed Beauty and the Beast with a prehistoric twist, replacing characters with dinosaurs and cave men. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Mary Baker of Paducah is taped into her costume for paper theater Saturday, July 1. Mary’s group performed Beauty and the Beast with a prehistoric twist, replacing characters with dinosaurs and cave men. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Aaron Bard cheers alongside fellow counselors following the opening ceremonies of VAMPY Olympics Saturday, July 1. Aaron was one of two counselors representing team Canada. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Aaron Bard cheers alongside fellow counselors following the opening ceremonies of VAMPY Olympics Saturday, July 1. Aaron was one of two counselors representing team Canada. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Emmy Rastoder (middle) of Bowling Green and Chloe Cox of Clarkson give clues to Arden Ensor of Lexington during a game of Heads Up at VAMPY Olympics July 1. Because of bad weather, campers had to compete in alternate events indoors. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Emmy Rastoder (middle) of Bowling Green and Chloe Cox of Clarkson give clues to Arden Ensor of Lexington during a game of Heads Up at VAMPY Olympics July 1. Because of bad weather, campers had to compete in alternate events indoors. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Campers celebrate after winning a round of musical chairs at VAMPY Olympics Saturday, July 1. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Campers celebrate after winning a round of musical chairs at VAMPY Olympics Saturday, July 1. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Christian Butterfield of Bowling Green stacks cups for part of the final relay of VAMPY Olympics Saturday, July 1. Other campers on the relay team had to complete a word search, crab walk across the room, throw a ball into a bucket, and then tag head counselor Gabe Smith with a pool noodle. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Christian Butterfield of Bowling Green stacks cups for part of the final relay of VAMPY Olympics Saturday, July 1. Other campers on the relay team had to complete a word search, crab walk across the room, throw a ball into a bucket, and then tag head counselor Gabe Smith with a pool noodle. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Ethan Tate of Louisville has a paper hat placed on his head by Jentry Bowles for paper theater Saturday, July 1. Ethan's group did their own rendition of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves for their skit. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Ethan Tate of Louisville has a paper hat placed on his head by Jentry Bowles for paper theater Saturday, July 1. Ethan’s group did their own rendition of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves for their skit. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Hannah Jawed of Corbin tie dyes a shirt at VAMPYstock Sunday, July 2. Campers spent the day doing laundry and participating in a variety optionals.
Hannah Jawed of Corbin tie dyes a shirt at VAMPYstock Sunday, July 2. Campers spent the day doing laundry and participating in a variety optionals.
Sydney Graham of Morehead tie dyes a shirt during VAMPYstock Sunday, July 2. Sydney made a few shirts for herself and family members. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Sydney Graham of Morehead tie dyes a shirt during VAMPYstock Sunday, July 2. Sydney made a few shirts for herself and family members. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Nick Clevenger of Lexington and Jack Thacker of Louisville salute during the opening ceremonies of VAMPY Olympics Saturday, July 1. Nick and Jack both competed on behalf of team USA for the day's events. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Nick Clevenger of Lexington and Jack Thacker of Louisville salute during the opening ceremonies of VAMPY Olympics Saturday, July 1. Nick and Jack both competed on behalf of team USA for the day’s events. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Lillian Shi of Clarksville, Tenn., competes in the endurance games portion of VAMPY Olympics Saturday, July 1. Campers who held a wall sit for the longest time won points for their team. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Lillian Shi of Clarksville, Tenn., competes in the endurance games portion of VAMPY Olympics Saturday, July 1. Campers who held a wall sit for the longest time won points for their team. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Malcolm Jones of Louisville plays the role of Fairy Godmother in the paper theater version of Cinderella Saturday, July 1. Each group had 30 minutes to plan a skit and make costumes and props entirely from newspaper. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
Malcolm Jones of Louisville plays the role of Fairy Godmother in the paper theater version of Cinderella Saturday, July 1. Each group had 30 minutes to plan a skit and make costumes and props entirely from newspaper. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
A group of campers perform Little Red Riding Hood: Reality TV Edition for paper theater Saturday, July 1. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
A group of campers perform Little Red Riding Hood: Reality TV Edition for paper theater Saturday, July 1. (Photo by Brook Joyner)
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