Entries by David Adams


Camp: It’s Like Riding A Bike

   Children’s happy voices announce the coming change. It’s a transformation which happens every year on the Opening Day of Gwynn Valley.   Static to kinetic energy. In a few hours, the “bicycle barn” emerges from a hibernating state, with mountain bikes suspended carefully from the ceiling and helmets aligned like guards across the wall.  Quiet […]


Twilight Play and a Golden Glow

In the deepening blue light of late evening, silhouettes of campers pedaling bicycles down the long Gwynn Valley driveway grow more distinct. Laughter and chatter more audible. This is a group of nine campers and counselors after a late evening bike ride to the nearby Hunt Farm. Twilight activities were proceeding across camp, a favorite among […]