Sleep away camp was always the highlight of my summer. Full of new friends, swimming in the lake, late nights, and hikes up the mountain, it was fun in the sun 24/7. I know a lot of parents are reluctant to let their kids go away from them for so long, but it’s worth the lifelong impact that these kids take, and the experiences that never leave them. For the first time in four years, I won’t be going back to my beloved summer camp, but I know the memories I have formed there will always have a special place in my heart and the experiences I have had there have shaped me into the person I am today.
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