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We're excited to announce our summer camp theme for 2015, "Build Your Future".  Camp Andrew Jackson and Camp Shawnee will each be hosting six weeks of summer camp with dates as follows: Camp Shawnee Camp Andrew Jackson June 15-18 - Day Camp at...

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By Elizabeth Longcore Knock, knock. I looked up from the cords I was unwinding from the vacuum, preparing to clean the front hall carpet that had been trampled down the day before by many pairs of muddy feet on their way to commodities—the food bank...

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Ever since my first weekend at the volunteer house I have heard about an event called Contra Dancing. It was described to me as a type of folk dance in which a caller instructs you on what to do with your dance partners. At first this did not sound...

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This past Sunday, two of my housemates talked me into going hiking with them. I am not the most avid hiker. I do not like the numerous almost falls that I usually experience while hiking, or climbing on things that I am pretty sure I cannot get off...

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