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May 28, 2020

Here are some options of things you can do at home this summer. There are videos and linked written instructions. If you have any questions give us a call 434.293.2529 or email [email protected], we are always happy to help!

July 2020, Issue 2

Creation Station: Bubbles

Creation Station: Bubble

What Birds Live Near You? From the Triple C Camp Magazine!


  • A nuthatch’s favorite tree is an Oak
  • There are 24 different species of nuthatches in the world
  • It’s nickname is the upside down bird as it likes to walk headfirst down tree trunks while searching for food


  • Robins are omnivorous and enjoy eating everything from fruit to spiders
  • Mealworms tend to be their favorite food
  • The American Robin is the state bird of three states


  • Cardinals are classified as granivorous meaning they live on a diet of seeds
  • The average lifespan of a cardinal living in the wild is 3 years
  • Another name for the cardinal is the Virginia nightingale

Blue jay:

  • Blue jays normally fly between 20-25 miles per hour
  • This family of birds is considered one of the smartest animals on Earth by scientists
  • Blue jays are not actually blue!  The blue color you see is a result of distorted reflections off their feathers

Tufted Titmouse:

  • These birds usually live in tree holes created by woodpeckers
  • Tufted titmice are usually less than 6 inches in height
  • Known for being active, these birds are often seen hanging upside down while searching under branches for insects
Feed the Birds: Build a Bird Feeder

Build a Bird Feeder

Edible S’mores Cookie Dough

Edible S’mores Cookie Dough

Family Teambuilding Challenge: Watch Your Step

Family Teambuilding Challenge: Watch Your Step

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June 2020, Issue 1

Creation Station: Solar Oven Build

Triple C Camp Magazine- Solar Oven

Arts & Crafts: Stained Glass

Triple C Camp Magazine- Stained Glass

From the Triple C Camp Kitchen:
S’more Cereal Treats

Triple C Camp Magazine- Camp Kitchen

Family Teambuilding Challenge: Maze

Triple C Camp Magazine- Maze Challenge

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