Monthly Archives: June 2016

Kwanggaeto Salmunori pictures

There are thousands of pictures of today’s Kwanggaeto Salmunori performance.  We created a page for some of ours: Kwanggaeto Salmunori pictures

Come back as there will be more later as I’m able to sort through all the pictures I took. Send me some if you have some favorites you’d like posted on the web site.

Also, the Facebook page is sure to have a bunch, too.

Here’s a sampling:

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Day 3 announcements

Just some announcements as I remember them from this morning:

  • Bring extra clothes tomorrow as the game “Drip, Drip, Splash” will be played.
  • If you have a blue 2011 Camp Moon Hwa shirt with an orange ribbon on the sleeve, please wear it tomorrow for the fundraiser.
  • Also, if you have a Will button from last year, please wear that, too.

Get plenty of sleep tonight. Tomorrow promises to be a rich, full day.

Don’t Forget: Training Session tonight!!

Required training for classroom assistants and overnight chaperones will be on Thursday, June 23, at 7:00 PM. There will also be a “make-up training session” on Saturday, June 25th at 11:00 AM. This is for all of the classroom assistants who are 18 & under and for all of the overnight chaperones.

Four days from now we will be enjoying the first day of Camp Moon Hwa 2016!! Whoo-hoo!

New This Year at Camp Moon Hwa

SHHHHHH. Can you hear it? There’s only one week until Camp Moon Hwa 2016 begins and, if you listen closely, you can hear the panic rising.

I’m just kidding. We’ll all be ready for the campers. However, there are changes this year for which you’ll need to be ready.

  • Required training for classroom assistants and overnight chaperones will be on Thursday, June 23, at 7:00 PM. There will also be a “make-up training session” on Saturday, June 25th at 11:00 AM. This is for all of the classroom assistants who are 18 & under and for all of the overnight chaperones.
  • Security changes! This year we’ve beefed up the security for campers safety.
    • The main door will be locked and you will be let in.
    • All campers must be signed in and signed out
    • All campers, volunteers, and visitors must have a name tag
  • Parent workshop. On Monday, June 27th, from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM, we’ll have a licensed social worker who is an adult adoptee to meet with parents to get input on future sessions with campers on the topics of identity, self-esteem, and adoption.
  • Samulnori Performance. On Thursday, June 30th, at 2:20, The Kwanggaeto Samulnori troupe of Seoul with hold a special performance. Parents are invited to attend!!  This year, campers have a special opportunity to have this professional salmulnori troupe helping Brooke teach drumming to the campers. This troupe will perform for the campers and campers’ parents on Thursday at 2:20.
  • No bowling this year!  There will be no bowling outing at camp this year. But feel free to wear socks to the Samulnori performance instead.
  • Ultimate Hike BBQ fundraiser. Following the Samulnori performance on Thursday, June 30th, there will be a fundraiser for Team Rochester–the team participating in the Ultimate hike which is a program of CureSearch for Children’s Cancer! Team Rochester will participate to honor fellow Korean Adoptee, Will Dickes, who lost his brave fight to childhood cancer. They will be serving bugolgi burgers.

That’s what I have. If there is anything not covered in either this or the camp e-mailed newsletter which you’d like to know, feel free to contact us. Otherwise, we’ll see you on Monday!

Last Pre-Camp Meeting: T-Shirts Have Arrived

The final pre-camp board meeting was last night. Everything is falling into place and everyone is excited for camp this year.

Camp Moon Hwa 2016 is so close you can practically smell the brand new T-shirts. In fact, if you’re Julie, you can ACTUALLY smell the brand new T-shirts. They have arrived! If you’re wondering what color they are this year … well, you’ll have to wait. Yes, you READ that correctly–you’ll have to wait to find out what color they are.

Maybe while you’re waiting to find out, you can stop and enjoy an apple.  Or campers could even send parents some roses to thank them for camp.

Tiny Apple, Big Apple

Anyway, you won’t find out the t-shirt color from me. But the shirts have arrived.

 

Two Weeks Away

In two weeks from this very minute, Camp Moon Hwa campers will be devouring their first lunch of the week.

My spy network tells me that the class schedule is close to being completed and the teachers are busy preparing material for their classes.

So, before panic sets in for the teachers and while patience is needed for the campers, remember this: in two weeks from this very minute, Camp Moon Hwa campers will be devouring their first lunch of the week.