Sunday, June 30, 2013

Indian Princess Camp

Todd and Keeley recently joined the Indian Princesses, just in time to go to camp!
They were gone for two nights, and you cannot imagine how much I wish I had been there to see it all and take photos!!  But I was also just so thrilled that they had this opportunity to make new friends, camp out, and have the best time ever. Todd captured as many moments as possible.  :)

They left on a Friday afternoon and drove a few hours west.

The entrance.
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Keeley settling in.  (It was not tent camping.)
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The view from the cabin.
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The only "camping" Todd approves of.
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A girl and her hula hoop.
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The tribe gathers.
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Her new headdress.
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Petting a new foal.  This guy was only 2 weeks old!
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Ready to ride!
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A three-legged race.
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Egg toss with Daddy. Starting to get pretty far apart!
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The broken egg.  No sads here... this was FUN!
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Keeley joins the tribe.
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Her handprint on the tribe's banner.
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Beach time!
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She's on a boat!
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... with Daddy!
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Hell's Gate (AKA, the way to Miley Cyrus' house.)  No, for reals.  :P
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On top of the Hell's Gate cliff.  That was as close as Daddy would let her get to the edge.  It was pretty gnarly getting up there, and that was a real cliff! (Mommy says, "Thank you!!!!!")
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Her initials in a prickly pear - tribe tradition!
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Getting her brave on - archery!
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At the range with a rifle.
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Our little markswoman.  All 10 on target, unassisted by Daddy, in high winds!
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Glow hooping before the evening ceremonies.
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Official member of the tribe - "Brave Warrior"
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Medicine Man ignites the fire, and so starts the festivities.
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Keeley's first skit with her tribe.
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In her role, there was gum on her shoe.
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Keeley says, "I liked it.  It was great!"

She and Todd look forward to future events, like the 4th of July parade, and more camping!

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