How will you bring camp home this summer?

Although we can’t be together in Fairlee this summer, we all have opportunities to bring our best selves to our families, neighborhoods, and the world. Each week we will share a new theme with videos, blog posts, and activity suggestions to give you ideas and inspiration to create your own summer experience. Scroll down to find ways to keep learning, exploring, reflecting, and creating fun this summer. Check this page regularly for updates and additional ideas. Please share your stories, photos, and videos of what you are doing this summer!

Week 5: Work it Out! Fitness of the mind, body & spirit

Has social distancing been taking a toll on your mind and body? This week is for you! Get moving! Create calm. Uplift your spirit! Look below for lots of ideas on how to care for your whole self, get active, and have some fun.

Want to put yourself through the Aloha-sanctioned, at-home workout?  Give it a try — we bet you’ll be glad you did!
Have a dance party! Put on your favorite tunes and groove. Bring it online and invite your friends!
Find your calm by trying this meditation from Helen Doherty, Aloha & Hulbert alum
Make moving art to inspire and calm you. Learn how to make mobile & wind chimes with Izzy.
Create your own trick shot or crazy sports challenge. Make a video and challenge your friends to come up with their own.
Stay Hydrated! Drink a glass of water when you first get up. Remember to drink water throughout the day to stay healthy
Challenge yourself with a homemade obstacle like Nora, Marley & Alex (check out their judges)! Fun inside or outside!
Missing the lake? Henry, Lanakila’s 2020 Head of Swimming gets some help thinking of activities. Watch the video here.
Are sports not your thing? Pick up a good book and dive into a world of adventure. What are your go-to reads this summer?
Find a fitness buddy. Set a goal and check in regularly (even virtually) to keep each other accountable and celebrate your accomplishments!
Want to improve your mountain biking, or even try it for the first time?  Check out Stu’s awesome video of crucial tips and tricks.
Want a post-activity treat? Make Shel’s cookie bars!
Listen to this week’s theme-inspired counselor playlist!
Take some time this week to Stop, Look & Listen. Oakley shows you how easy and lovely it can be.
What feeds your mind, body, and spirit? Make a “Map of Your Heart” with this activity from Katie Shearer.
Rock at Ultimate Frisbee! Learn Frisbee basics with Nick. Then check out part 2 – bend your throws!
Make it a good one! Choose to make each day great with some inspiration from our counselors.
Take a walk this week, do some jumping jacks, or play a game of tag. Anyway you get active is great for your body and mind.
Miss something from the previous weeks’ activities? Check them out here!
Share what you’ve been doing this summer! Send us a photo, video, or email at campconnections@ alohafoundation.org