Day 1: The kids began their third annual summer swim lessons. I decided to wait until further on to start taking swimming photos, and the rest of the day was rainy, so for once, I have no pictures.Sorry about that; it won't happen again. lol
Day 2: It was a hot, muggy day. Somewhat stupidly, I suggested that we take a walk in the woodsy area on the other side of the river. Said woodsy area is quite swampy. Hmm ... hot + muggy + swampy + trees = very mosquito-y. Silly Buppa.
|The kids found this big branch. I don't know where they thought they were taking it,|
but they were made to leave it behind in the woods. Sorry kids.
|Although there are lifeguards, I also sat on guard: first on the sand (left) and later on a chair.|
That's Danica standing in the pink bathing suit holding seaweed ... or river weed.
Note the geese passing by.
|You have previosuly seen my gif of the kids under the water buckets.|
Here, Danica walks through the adjacent sprinkler area.
Day 4: This was our day to visit the Country Depot to see if the chicks were in that day. Later, we did the river walk in Almonte and had a picnic lunch by the river.
|Yes, there were chicks ...|
|... and there were riding tractors. Vroom.|
|We walked by the river ...|
|... climbed a tree|
|... and ate a picnic lunch on the Preacher's Bench [sic].|
Day 5: This was quite a day, featuring a trip to the Mill of Kintail. It started with a picnic lunch,included some brave forging of the Indian River, and ended in the cemetery.
|After lunch butterflies were hunted with enthusiasm ...|
|... and one was caught ... and released ... of course.|
|Then it was time to play in the river. After a little hesitation, they got right into it,|
and got totally soaked in the process.
It's rocky with a current but so shallow that we weren't overly worried.
|Danica took it in her head that she wanted to visit a cemetery,|
so that's what we did on the way home from the mill.
Day 6: Phew! Almost there, folks. We visited the library in the morning, had lunch at the chip truck, and went swimming in the pool in the afternoon. It was a good final day to a good six days of summer camp. Now, what the heck will we do with them next round?
|After the library, the kids played war.|
|Waiting for our order to arrive at the chip truck.|
|Fun in the pool.|