Friday, May 11, 2012

Survivor: Chickahominy

This weekend, we took the girlies and some of their friends to Chickahominy Riverfront Park for a quickie campering trip. The weather was not awesome, and I was dreading having to keep 5 9-12 year old girls entertained inside the camper for the entire weekend. Boy, was I wrong! The girls decided it was going to be be Survivor weekend. The ran around in the rain, made spears out of sticks, rocks, and vines, gathered and tasted Honeysuckle flowers, got, wet and muddy, skinned knees, and just had an all-around great time.

Summer and her friend Jessica trying to land rocks on top of a fallen log in the river 

Paige and her spear 

Summer and her spear 

Summer and Jessica 

Paige and Ericka, who looks remarkably like out neice 

Our "Survivors" 

Ruby and Paige gathering honeysuckle blossoms 

We got a long-enough break in the rain to get a fire going and make some s'mores

Time for bed! 

A little Go Fish before breakfast 

A quick, very damp trip to the playground before heading home

We even got treated to a heck of a light show Friday night. Sorry for the poor quality, I shot this with my phone in the dark.

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