Camp La Junta Weekly Updates

87 Years Strong and Counting Down

87 Years Strong and Counting Down February Weekly News  If it weren’t for this excellent cold weather we’d have mosquitos like the rest of the country!  Plus, it’s the perfect time for us to get ready for the summer.  Since it’s way too cold to go outside and hit the SWAT Pit, we’re left working [...]

2013 Ended and 2014 On its Way

2013 Has Ended and 2014 Is On Its Way   Notes from the Director September 1, 2013 The 2013 camping season is in the history books.  The windows are shut, the horses put out to pasture and the office staff is headed for a long winters nap.   We had 6 great sessions and over 600 [...]

Happy Earth Day from CLJ

Happy Earth Day from CLJ Camp News – April 22, 2013 Among the fringe benefits of summer camping, is the fact that during a two or four week session, we get to do some things to educate our boys, that go beyond basketball and riflery.  This summer we are excited that our Trash Removal Contractor [...]

Spring Forward

Happy Spring Break Notes from the Director – 3/11/2013 I’m not sure when it started, but someone figured out that the Spring semester could not possibly be successful without a week set aside for Snow Skiing, Surfing, Disney Hopping or just chllin’ without the constant pressure of homework.  Seems that it is equally important to [...]

New Beginnings and Old Traditions.

New Beginnings and Old Traditions. Notes from the Director January 14, 2013 We at Camp La Junta are very relieved that the Mayans were wrong.  We had a great Christmas and are excited to start 2013.  January starts the first busy season for us.  It’s time to pin down return counselor plans and replace all [...]

Happy Holidays from CLJ

Happy Holidays from CLJ Another year, more to be thankful for. We’ve had a great quiet season so far here at camp.  We’ve painted almost every bed we have, patched the summer’s screen damage and begun to touch up the paint in all the cabins.  It’s only about 7 months until we bang it all [...]

Camp News – 2012 Closing Day Awards

July 5 and August 4, 2012 Highlights from the Closing Day Tatlers   For those of you who weren’t able to join us at the Outdoor Theater on for Closing Day, here are the results from the Closing Awards Ceremony for First and Second Terms: JUNE :   Closing Day Awards Black Eagle Chief:  Jamie Patterson [...]

March 1, 2012

Camp La Junta News March 1, 2012 As I sit in my office, trying to block out the noise of the gravel truck – gravel truck as in the one working on paving the road from the water slide to the office, removing the quaint pot holes that have become a drivers sport around here [...]

January 2, 2012

Camp La Junta News January 2, 2012 We wholeheartedly disagree that “the best part of the holidays is the end”.  We do however love to get back in the office in January.  That’s when the real fun begins.  All of the fall and holiday season is about wrapping up and getting ready.  January marks time [...]

CLJ News – December 15

December 15, 2011 Happy Holidays from CLJ Although it feels a little repetitious to declare that “it seems like just yesterday that camp ended”, it indeed seems like just yesterday that camp ended.  All of the things we plan to do, plan to finish and plan to plan are just about to be needed.   “Where [...]

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