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Session 5 Diary

Session 5 - the final one of the season! We were determined, as always, to make this the best session yet! Even though we were a smaller amount of people we still knew that we could have heaps of fun. Activities soon got underway and we were super lucky with the weather - and everyone enjoyed hours outside doing their activities, playing at oval and a bunch of other fun things.

Camper of the week for session 5: Dylan Burke (Stenior Girls)

Name: Dylan Burke. Village: Stenior Girls. How many years have you been coming to Camp Sloane? 4. What is your favorite activity? Dancing or horse riding. Why do you keep coming…

Session 4 Week B Diary

Week B of session 4 was a fun-filled week where campers got to choose a whole new list of activities and experience new things. We had a great week with lots of sunshine which meant that everyone could enjoy their days outside! Everyone still could not believe how fast the summer was going and so we were even more determined to make each day count. 

Camper of the week for Session 4 Week B: Eliza Eder (LEAD Girls)

Name: Eliza Eder Village: LEAD girls What is your favorite activity? My favorite activity is paddlemaster. Why do you keep coming back to camp? I keep coming back because of the community and opportunities…

Session 4 Week A Diary

Session 4 began just like any other - except we couldn't believe that most of the summer had already passed us by! So we were determined to make the most of the sunny days by loving our activities and bonding with our fellow campers. Activities were soon in full swing and stories of making new friends and trying new things could be heard throughout camp, which is really awesome to hear because…

Camper of the week for session 4 week A: Danny Chiaranza

Name: Danny Chiaranza. Village: Junior Boys. How many years have you been coming to Camp Sloane? 6 in total, 5 with day camp and 1 with residential. What is your favorite activity? Soccer. Why…

Camper of the week for session 3 week B: Abby Depew (Senior Girls)

Name: Abby Depew. Village: Senior Girls. How many years have you been coming to Camp Sloane? 4 years. What is your favorite activity? Rockband. Why do you keep coming back to camp?…

Session 3 Week B Diary

Week B of session 3 began almost as soon as week A - the time was going by so quickly! Already we were halfway through and we only had a week to go in this session. Because of a little liquid sunshine we had to postpone our infamous Color War theme day for two days later instead of the Sunday - but no matter, it was a big hit!

Camper of Session 3 Week A: JP (Senior Boys)

Name: JP Village: Student boys How many years have you been coming to Camp Sloane? I've been coming to Camp Sloane for 7 years. What is your favorite activity? My favorite activity has to be camp…

Session 3 Week A Diary

Session 3 started off with cars driving up to villages and dropping off campers for summer camp! The day was bright and sunny, a great indication of the week to come! Campers and families were excited and so were we. As always we had a great start to the session and everyone was super eager to get stuck into their activities for the week. Campers filled their mornings with basketball, paddlemaster…