Comments - Memories - etc. :
Know You’ve Been To/Been a Camper at Camp Eagle Island If/When...
-At the beginning of the summer, when others are packing name-brand
tanktops and bikini’s, you’re packing long underwear, hats, mittens and the
dorky shirts you’ve had since 7th grade into two huge duffel bags
-At home or at a restaurant, you’re the only one standing up before you
eat, ready to sing grace.
-You know what a curfluffin is (and think they’re really yummy!!)
-Going to an all girls’ camp for six weeks doesn’t seem like a cruel and
-At night you love to look up at the sky and see a billion stars.
-You’ve seen Baby’s Day Out more times than you can count.
-Log does not stand for ‘logarithm’ and is not a piece of wood.
-Being in a big, old, slow, boat wearing a huge orange PFD makes you feel
-You take pride in the fact that you clean toilets at least once a week.
-When the mail (wo)man comes, you sing the Blue’s
Clue’s mail song.
-You think little animals with puffy tails are NOT the least bit cute…(you also think they’re spawns of the devil)
-When you see someone raise their hand, you automatically raise yours
(closing your mouth in the process)
-You thoroughly enjoy time-filler games.
-In your spare time you make up kick ass games (i.e.- middle-school-dance,
the Diva game, the Stalin game)
-You know the words to about 100 camp songs but for the life of you can’t
remember your 20 English vocab words.
-You’re one of the only people you know who has to walk 0.4 miles from the
place you eat to your bed.
-Singing Father Father Goodbye in a 5 part round in the shower makes your
-At cookouts, pizza fondue and pie irons rock your world!
-You can put up a Eureka
tent in 4 minutes flat.
-You know most/all of the words to American Pie (the original!)
-You own 1 pair of sandals/flip-flops and recall wearing them once during
the summer…(what part of “shoes and socks at all
times don’t you understand?!”)
-You know what a whatnot box is, and cringe at the thought of cleaning one.
-When you hear the word ‘deep’ you automatically think of late-night
conversations and Deb’s log.
-Instead of handing your friends the number to your shore house, you hand
them your (long) camp address…demanding frequent letters and packages.
-When you get out of the pool, ocean, or any other body of water, you
search for the buddy board-ready to flip your tag to ‘Land’
-You know for a fact that squirrels don’t just eat nuts.
-You get really excited when you pull out your Little
Mermaid/Peanuts/Rainbow Brite sheets for the first time in a year!
-You hear the tune of Rock the Boat and you plop down on the floor, legs
spread ready to clap, roll and shimmy.
-You own more Eagle
-You love playing the Secret Crush Game.
-You know what ‘hiking out to leeward’ REALLY means
-You don’t seem to notice that you haven’t seen a TV in 6 weeks.
-When you return home, you find yourself saying odd phrases and growling…(i.e.-grrrrrr, peace out scout, wahoo, you’re money!)
-You always feel the need to tell an adult figure that you’re going to the
bathroom, and ask if anyone would like to be your buddy.
-You have friends who live all over the country/continent/world
-You know what a funyak is.
-If a counselor has a day off, when you see them, you say, “wow, look at so
and so in real, pretty clothes!”
-You know that a monkey’s fist is not a cat toy or a yarn ball.
-One of your favorite things to do is to sit on Mariners rock and watch the
-You think Eugene
makes the best biscotti in the world!
-going for a day without a shower does not bother you
-you keep all of the food in your kitchen in large tins
-at the dinner table, you insist the food be started at the head and passed
around clockwise, and you never reach for anything, but instead ask for it to
be passed down, always using please and thank you
-at school, you stay after your lunch period to help sweep the floors
-you dont feel the need to turn on the light in your room when it is dark
-you keep all your valuables in your shoes at night
-falling on the sidewalk in public or falling in the hallway in school is
-dirty socks dont bother you