Check out our latest Briarwood Bugle! You can read it below or see it in glorious color and with photos here.
Briarwood Bugle 2018
From Matt and Mike
Can you believe that camp is half way done? We sure can’t! We had another amazing week—lower and upper camp bunk shows, Halloween in July (great costumes!), intercamp sports, CIT and Super CIT trips and much, much more.
We’ve got more amazingness next week– Bring-A-Friend, new clubs, CIT trip to the beach, Super CIT trip to Busch Gardens, Goofy Day and for the first time, we will have our Briarwood All-Camp Gaga Tournament! It is open to everyone and the winner in each division will get a championship belt. (Really!) Should be fun!
And still to come, Busy Bee Show, Carnival, Color War, the list goes on and on….
Can’t wait! See ya soon!
BRING-A-FRIEND TO CAMP
Please turn in forms by Monday July 23rd Forms are available in the Current Families section of our website’s homepage.
Call the office if you have any questions.
Tuesday July 24th Lower Camp
Wednesday July 25th Upper Camp
Briarwood Overnighter-August 3-5-Open to all campers entering 3rd Grade
PHOTO NEWS: If your camper was at Briarwood for 1st week pictures, those photos have gone home. If your camper has not received them, he/she will get them upon return to camp. Want to order more of these photos? Need the link? Please call the office at (215) 598-7143 and we’ll be happy to tell you. If your camper missed photo day, we’ll take make up photos on Thursday, July 26.
Did you know that Briarwood holds the world record for the largest game of gaga? It’s true! Check it out! http://bit.ly/bdcgaga
Senior Camp So Far…So FUN!! By Dan Feldgus
Wow! Four weeks down already. It’s unbelievable. Camp is flying by—as it always seems to when we have this much fun! The best part though is that we still have big trips yet to come. We have been to Hershey, Dorney and tubing. We have competed on fields and courts during leagues and have bonded as only a group comprised of three different ages can do.
In the coming weeks, we still have the Supers (who gave themselves the bunk name of the Goats) going to Williamsburg and Escape the Room, while the Eagles and Foxes (8th and 9th graders) will be heading to New Hope, New York and the beach.
We are so very proud of senior camp. They are responsible, energetic, entertaining and simply so much fun to be around! Orli, Devyn, Sorelle, Alex, Paul and I can’t thank them enough for the days we have had and for the fun times ahead!
Congratulations to Doubles Tennis Tournament Winners Declan Capuano and Eli VaNnerson from the Bulldogs!
BRIARWOOD STAFF MEMBERS OF THE WEEK:
Senior Staff: Paul Richman
Junior Staff: Mason Gross
Notes from the Lifeguard Chair by Rob Resnick, Briarwood Pool Director
Our campers continue on their journey to learn how to be safe in and around the water. Most importantly, they are learning how to swim well! As the children progress through the levels and develop these skills, they become safer and better swimmers. Please remember that children develop swimming skills at different rates. Please encourage your children to enjoy swim lessons!
MEET OUR WONDERFULLY AMAZING STAFF! PART IV
We return with profiles of more senior staff members at Briarwood Day Camp
SHANNON ADAMSON can be found enjoying her first summer at Briarwood Day Camp as the senior counselor at Boating. Shannon is mom to one Briarwood camper. During the off season Shannon works in Neshaminy School District. People would be surprised to learn that Shannon once lived and taught in Antwerp, Belgium.
ALEC RUBIN is celebrating his 12 summer at Briarwood. This summer Alec is senior counselor of the outstanding Tigers in Lower Camp. His favorite thing to do at camp is play gaga. Alec is a student at Syracuse University. Alec reports that not many people know he has a double jointed thumb!
DAVID WOODS joins the Briarwood family as a senior counselor in Sports and he has three campers of his own at Briarwood! During the off season, David is at 5th grade teacher in Pennsbury School District. David’s favorite tv show is The Office. That’s what she said.