I'm super sad about leaving because I've been at the same school my whole life (preschool-8th grade), 11 years. I'm going to miss everybody who's going to different high school's as well! I don't have any really close friends going to a different place, but it'll be different without certain people.
Plus next year we are merging with another school too. That's how it's always been, but I don't know anyone really from the other school and I'm far from popular. I'm just afraid of being judged before people get to know me! Even at my current school people don't know me. They just don't ever take the time to talk with me and I'm not really the person to butt right into their lives and talk to them :P
Anyway, just yesterday we went to our last camp at a YoungLife camp called Timberwolf. IT WAS SO SWEET! There was so much to do there, but sadly not everything was open because it was raining
all morning :/
Then we had lunch which was burgers and after lunch I paddle-boarded for the first time ever for like an hour and a half with Seana. It was really fun and hilarious cause Sea fell off ;P
|This is where karaoke was :)|
After a while it was time to eat supper which was pasta and it was pretty good but I wasn't very hungry.
Seriously though, there was so much to do there! They had all kinds of water activities: zip-line, rope-swing, kayaks, paddle-boards, blob, swimming, and tubing.
|That little stream ran all over and had little bridges|
to cross it :) It was adorable!
Also they had indoor activities too: game room (pool tables, foosball, pingpong, air-hockey, mini shuffle board, plus more), gym, basketball hoops, rock climbing, volleyball, camp store (not open for us, camp cafe (not open for us), and sooooooo much more!!
After that we had a campfire on the beach and talked about our years at school and things we saw God in and funny moments :) It was really good to reflect on those things. Next we did mikveh (yes that is how it's spelled) which is I think a Jewish tradition and even though we're not Jews, its really meaningful to our class. It's were you rededicate your hands, feet, head, and heart to God with water. We did it at 7th grade camp so I didn't do it again, but I did get in the water to have a teacher pray over me about the upcoming high school years. After mikveh there are always a bunch of girls crying and like two guys, but the girls were sobbing. I didn't cry, but I did feel that horrible, crushing, yet sweet feeling that we're moving on. Some guys in the grade were openly making fun of and mocking the girls who were all hugging and crying and I thought that was very uncalled for but I didn't want to let that affect me too much. Overall it was a great experience and we grew a lot closer through it!
Our last big thing together is going to be this Friday which is banquet/graduation. Everyone dresses up for banquet and we have great food and I guess you could say a "show." There will be slideshows, awards, and the worship teams me and Christine are on will lead worship. Then after that we have an after-banquet party at a sports center until 1:00 AM so I'll be exhausted the next day but I'm sure it'll be fun B)
Everything is going so fast but I guess I have to cherish our last days together while I can :( That's sounds so depressing! I honestly had no idea what this post was gonna be about when I started it, but it didn't turn out too bad :P Lol. Ok. Sorry again I haven't been posting much, I've been so busy!