Greetings from Camp Sloane! Last week, our 5th grade class escaped the city for two days and three nights of outdoor education, personal challenges and team building experiences. Camp Sloane is a beautiful YMCA camp in Lakeville, CT. Students sleep in tents and spend all day outdoors – canoeing, fishing, hiking, making art from natural materials, and most importantly spending time bonding as a rising group of middle schoolers. Our counselors – Sarah, Betsy and Jayden – led the campers through a variety of games and challenges that promoted collaboration and communication. This group work was balanced with plenty of personal challenge – on the rock climbing wall, the archery range and the slingshot range to name a few. We enjoyed hearty, healthy meals in the dining hall and celebrated with a campfire and s’mores on our final night. It was a wonderful experience for all!