I was on the Leap of Faith, 30 feet in the air the pole swayed back and forth as I look a breath, closed my eyes, counted to three and jumped falling just a bit and stopping in the air. Tribune Bay the grade six seven camp the best camp experience I have had in a long time. It was only for three days but it felt like a whole week . Everything from the climbing and kayaking to the food was just wow. But be warned sometimes nights are really really long. So anyway today I will share some life lessons and tips for you. You know just in case you the reader go there.
Don’t be afraid to try new things even though you have never done something doesn’t mean you can’t try. Ok I know that people have heard that before but its true If you never try something how do you know if you will like it want do you know it may even become one of you best hobbies. Like how I had never done kayaking before and I was so scared of flipping over but what do you know luck was on my side and I didn’t flip over, it was amazing. Or when I was at the very top of the leap of faith I was so scared I almost didn’t do it. Any way even if you think that you can’t do it just take a deep breath and do it.
Whatever you do at camp never assume before acting. If you do you may miss out on something fun or tasty. Take it from me I assume things then something always happens and I am upset at myself for the rest of the day. I assume things like at camp I was on Lunar Beach and I was all “nothing can go wrong” but something always goes wrong. Long story short I ended stepping in a huge puddle of salt water and seaweed. Well, this life lesson doesn’t just include things at camp it includes all thing for the rest of your life. Say you don’t like pancakes and you would rather eat a tire than have a pancake. At camp you may just try one because you were dared to, you bite into one and wow its amazing! So, when you are at camp go for it take the risk and you might love it.
It was like it lasted forever our team just couldn’t do until finally we were done . If you don’t get it the first time don’t give up and try again because giving up to soon is just like taking a step and then deciding that you just want to crawl for the rest of you life. Like some people say if you believe in yourself and you will succeed. Me, well I had some times at camp that I thought that I wouldn’t do it but I believed in myself and I did. I was on the rock climbing wall and I was just on the transition of getting off the rope latter and on to the climbing wall. I had already tried multiple times to get on to the rocks but, I didn’t want to settle for that I told myself I could do it took one step and yes I was on. By the time I got to as far as I could go I was half way up which is pretty good for my first time. Never give up because you can do it.
Wow we have talked about a lot of stuff. Like try new things, don’t assume and believe in yourself. What all these have in common are that they are all stuff I can improve on. I know that most of this is probably things your parent have told you before but they are really important to succeed. Like me I am not a very confident person but when I used all of these things I did stuff I had never done in my life. I would like to pass these things the life lessons on to people like me that aren’t very confident and maybe just maybe they can help them too. Maybe they will have the courage to try new things and to explore new concepts or to even do things that I have never done before at the camp Tribune bay.