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by Steve Jaffe

There is no question as to the superiority of the Camp Ranger arts and crafts shop. It is well-equipped in almost every department of handicraft. Add this well-equipped shop to the patience and skill of the Ranger campers and we create highly admirable projects.
At the beginning of the season lanyards were the craze and the stitch that held all in suspense was the spiral staircase. This complicated-looking stitch turned out to be very easy to the surprise of all. With a lanyard in their hip pockets, the campers looked for bigger and better projects on which to try their skill.

"Combination projects" was the name I gave to the idea of using mosiac and ceramic tiles with wood. Out of just a suggestion, the boys of Bunk 8 made beautiful and usable ceramic tiles tables and the senior boys turned ut mosiac tables that are still being gaped at with awe.

Using the jog saw, drill press and the many hand tools in the shop, the campers built wall shelves, book cases, model boats, foot stools, letter holders and countless other projects that took eight weeks in the making. The craft of gauging was employed by a few campers who turned out woodcuts that showed a developing skill in handling the knife.

Copper was also used for tooling and enameling. Bas reliefs were antiqued and mounted to make a wall plaque of which none could be ashamed. Pins, pendants, cufflinks and tie clips were the jewelry made by melting powdered glass on copper.
During the last week of camp basketry was the mode, and many a fine work in reeds was wrought by the campers.

So ends the '62 camp season for arts and crafts. The tools are packed away, the windows of the shop are fastened for the winter, and all fuses are unscrewed. What remains are the projects that the campers worked on so assiduously. Though memories may fade, the items that the camper creates during his eight week stay will always be a lasting memento of an enjoyable season.


by Mike Marek

This year in riflery accomplished a great deal. Our program, which is sponsored by the National Rifle Association, requires the campers to shoot a series of ten targets to qualify for various marksmanship awards.

Many boys in the junior and inter groups will receive pro-marksmanship badges, which means they shot ten targets with a score of 20 or more. Outstanding in riflery in these two groups were Mike Clair, with a

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