The bare-bones facts would be disturbing enough on their own: in June 1977, three Girl Scouts—ages 8, 9, and 10—sharing the most remote tent at summer camp were found raped and brutally murdered. It’s the stuff of nightmares and horror movies. But the story got even worse.
“Lodgings that offer comfortable beds, air conditioning, modern plumbing, and protection from predators are a dime a dozen,” reads Camp Wandawega’s Manifesto of Low Expectations. Its owners used to go to summer camp here, bought it and set about returning it to its former dilapidation.
When kids love camp, they really, really love camp. And they're not hard to spot since they never shut up about it—often into adulthood. So for those of you who relish the nostalgia of those carefree, summer days of yore, you'll probably want to look away now. The blog English Russia has posted a collection of…
Summer's finally here! Yay! Who's ready for swimming, archery, and smashing the corrupt edifice of Western capitalism? Here are photos and posters from the halcyon days of Red summer camps. Canoe trips! Puppy love! Marxist dialectics! Woo! [English Russia].