Tag: Camping

Weekly Recap #29, 2021

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This week’s recap looks a little different than usual because as I have previously mentioned, I spent the past seven days volunteering for a summer camp very close to my heart: Camp Rainbow Gold. Camp Rainbow Gold (CRG) is a nonprofit serving Idaho’s children with cancer and their families. What started as an oncology camp in the 1980s—a place that made it possible for ill children to participate in the fun activities of a normal summer camp—has expanded to include four camps each year, as well as scholarship programs, support groups, etc. I have volunteered at CRG in the past and was myself a camper for many years at their Sibling Camp. Continue reading “Weekly Recap #29, 2021”

Exploring Great Sand Dunes National Park

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It’s been forever since I’ve had any travel-related blog posts to share (for obvious reasons), so I’m extra excited to talk about my visit to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve this past weekend. The great sand dunes are located 232 miles slightly southwest of Denver, Colorado (almost a four-hour drive), and they are the biggest sand dunes in North America. I’ve been wanting to visit them ever since I first heard of the dunes back during my freshman year of college! Continue reading “Exploring Great Sand Dunes National Park”