Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Gramma Mimi's Wild West Cousin Camp - Day One

This was the second year of my annual cousin camp! Here are the Fun Filled activities from Day One! Please comment if you would like directions or instructions on any of the events, experiments or crafts and I will respond.

Everything is labeled for Wild West Camp

I make my own t-shirts with computer printed iron ons and everyone must have a cowboy hat!

The chaos can be confusing so this year I posted an activity list. 

All campers arrived by lunch and enjoyed a Wagon Wheel Casserole.

Campers got right to work painting milk jugs for our totem poles.

The two youngest went for naps while the older campers got to use glue and scissors to create cowboy paper bag puppets. 

We took a brief moo juice break. 

We made corn hop in our jars with this experiment for Hopping Corn. 

We created horses from pool noodles for our rodeo. 

There were some scary moments with these desperadoes!
We had a snack of "cow cakes". 

Everyone ended up on a wanted poster. 

And everyone posed as a real cowboy. 

A one dollar pack of mustaches was a great purchase!

We captured all the desperadoes in this great jail that grampa cut from underlayment. 

One of the rodeo events was throwing a snake in a boot. Some of the campers figured out it was easier to just walk over to the boot and drop it in. 

I made rope rings for lassos and the cowpokes tossed them on a cone. 

Admiring our totem poles - we put them on metal fence posts. 

Boot scootin' bbq with cole slaw, corn salsa and chips. 

We screwed golf tees into a piece of scrap lumber - put ping pong balls on the tees and had a shooting range with our water pistols. 

We also popped the pig! Pink balloons with pig faces drawn on!


  1. How much fun is that . . . you make me want to be a kid again:)

  2. Oh my goodness! These pictures are terrific! You are one fun Grandma!

  3. Thank you, thank you for your sweet comment on the Wisteria poem. Still blown away by all the pictures of your fabulous GRANDS' CAMP! I covet your smarts and creativity (and energy!!).

    Have a wonderful holiday weekend,



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