Through Our Eyes – Summer Retrospective


Here are some of our favorite photos and videos taken over the summer by our students.

johnson_003Program Councilor Jake Trione works to start a campfire for an evening program on Aug. 6, 2013, at Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, N.M. Trione plays the mandolin during the campfire and learned the instrument specifically for this job. Learning an instrument for the summer is a common thing for Philmont staff to do.  CASSIDY JOHNSON

Through Our Eyes 01Daniel Boone designated player Rachel Levens (facing) hugs left fielder Kelsey Winger after losing a perfect game thrown by Neshaminy senior pitcher Lauren Quense in the PIAA playoffs. “When one person is down there will always be someone to pick us up and be there for them,”‘ said Winger about her team. IAN MAULE

-12Cadet Tiara Marshall, a 21-year-old junior at Howard University, participates in the Leader’s Training Course. The assault course gives cadets a training experience for real-life situations. “I learned a lot, but it was harder than I thought,” Marshall said.  MICHAEL NOBLE JR.

TP_370665_ANTH_1_OdessaDadBrilea Harre, 12, and her siblings Katie, 10, Walker, 10, David, 9, and Landon, 7, swim with their father Brian (top right) in Lake Juanita Saturday, June 8, 2013. Brian and his wife, Tammy, have 12 children, seven of which are adopted. The Harre’s four acre property backs up to the lake, which the kids swim in often.  AUSTIN ANTHONY

ph.grantpoolKaty Faust holds her son, Benjamin Faust, Tuesday afternoon at the Grant High School Pool. Faust, a resident of Seattle and a mother of four is a Grant High School alumni.  BRITTANY GREESON

Eungene_Veteran_Detroit_August'13_72Eungene Pette from Detroit, Mich., serviced in the US Army from 1978 to 1988, Pette got out of the Army serving as a captain.  “I grew up a lot in my first year in the service, above all to be proud, have respect and tolerance for others,” Pette said.  DREW BLY

0629_oops_KM_243_masterTangela Large, a member of the 2013 Chautauqua Theater Company conservatory, rehearses a scene from the production “The Untied, Held Peace of Walter Weede Ewing.” The production is unique in that it will debut outdoors at University Beach on July 1, 2013.  KATIE MCLEAN

Bangkok Fight Night080Muy Thai amateur fighters compete at Center Stage in Atlanta, Ga.  ALYSSA POINTER

Kutztown Folk FestivalHannah Fahey,10, of Elizabethtown, Pa, jumps rope with her self made jump rope at the Kutztown Folk Festival. IAN MAULE

johnson_002Students play “telephone” during a class at the Commissioners College at Philmont Training Center on June 28, 2013 in Cimarron, N.M. The Commissioners’ College is a week-long school for Boy Scouts of America leaders around the country to attend to improve leadership skills and learn new scouting techniques.  CASSIDY JOHNSON

TP_371348_ANTH_3_scouts219Frank Smith Jr. clutches his father Frank Sr. as he tries to fix the helmet required for when Jr. rides a horse for the horsemanship merit badge at Glover Stables. Smith Jr. was diagnosed as autistic when he was four years old, and became self-abusive when he was 18-years-old and now takes medication to control the self-abusive behavior. He was in the midst of an episode that occurs in between medication cycles, during which he yells “No” repeatedly and paces or grabs onto his father.  AUSTIN ANTHONY

Oregon Country FairLove Erchul, left, and Polly Bates, right, dance together to a rendition of the classic Sesame Street song “I Love Trash.”  BRITTANY GREESON

0625_bubblegum_KM_masterAt the Youth Activities Center, a participant in the “Bubble Gum Blowing Competition” shows off his skills after the event finished.  KATIE MCLEAN

Through our Eyes 04Klint Shamblin, 7, of Harrisville, Pa., said a prayer before the start of the Washington County Fair Rodeo. IAN MAULE

More than 1,000 faculty and staff work at Interlochen Arts Camp each summer. Some individuals can be seen leading classes and working with students. Many more work behind the scenes to keep Interlochen running.  DANNY GUY

Coco’s Pie Eating Contest.  JEFF BROWN





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