100th Owatonna/Ropioa Reunion

100th Owatonna/Ropioa Reunion

Welcome Home to Camp 
The Owatonna/Ropioa
100th Anniversary Celebration



LOOK WHO'S ALREADY COMING!

  • Bruce Cameron
  • Tom Neale
  • Scott Coolidge
  • Rob Brieley
  • Lily Bermel
  • Margi Griffith
  • Dave Meyer
  • Susan McPherraan
  • Scott Moeller
  • Andrew Rodgers
  • Tucker Newberry
  • Richard Coomber
  • Nate Lane
  • Field Glover
  • Lisa Joy
  • Palmer Aguirre
  • Andy Parker
  • Scott Miller

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WHEN:

Friday, September 3 - Monday, September 6, 2021

  • Camp will be open on Friday, September 3 at 3 p.m. - move into cabins, enjoy activities, and reacquaint yourself with Camp.
  • Official reunion activities will begin with a 6 p.m. dinner.
  • The final reunion meal will be lunch Monday, September 6. 
  • Come for 1, 2, or all 3 nights.

WHERE:

At Camp Owatonna (and Camp Newfound)


WHO CAN COME:

Owatonna/Ropioa alumni and families, trustees past and present. Newfound, Family Camp, and Creative Arts alumni, and all friends of Camp are also welcome to join.


WHAT TO DO:

Connect with camp friends and participate in all the activities you loved when you were a camper: team sports, waterskiing, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, swimming, ropes course, climbing wall, zip line, arts & crafts, nature walks, tennis, archery, competition between the teams, Cherry Island swim, running to the Flag Pole, diving off the Big Float, crossing the sandbar to Hairbrush, day hikes, singing, making s’ mores ... and more!


HOW MUCH:

Since this is Owatonna/Ropioa’s 100th Anniversary Reunion, the rate is $100 per person for the weekend


LODGING:

At Owatonna

  • Group living in cabins – single beds
  • We will do our best to accommodate cabin requests
  • Bring your own bedding, towels, sleeping bag, etc.
  • Bathrooms and showers available within a short walk

Or, at local bed and breakfast establishments or nearby hotels


MEALS:

Served at Owatonna’s newly renovated lodge and kitchen


TRANSPORTATION:

Please make your own transportation arrangements to and from Camp. If you need additional assistance, email info@newfound-owatonna.com.


CHILDCARE:

Childcare will be provided. If needed, contact info@newfound-owatonna.com by July 1, 2021.


SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES:

  • There will be camp activities from the early morning hours through special evening activities. The daily schedule will be posted on the reunion section of the website and around camp.
  • Competition between the Blues, Golds, Greens, and Reds
  • Off-camp day hikes 
  • Quiet Hour, Morning Meeting, Rest Hour, and other special activities will also be held each day.

Questions about registration send them to info@newfound-owatonna.com.

If you are interested in working at the Reunion, have a suggestion for an activity, or are interested in organizing an activity for the reunion, contact Terry Coolidge, Reunion Coordinator at terry@newfound-owatonna.com.

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Share your Owatonna/Ropioa stories – to celebrate the upcoming centennial of the founding of Camp Owatonna/Ropioa, we are compiling an official written history. We need your help! Click the link above to read more.  

Read the article What our Founders Established by Seth "Chic" Johnson

Reunion Schedule

Check out the Owatonna/ROPIOA history written by the Harrison Historical Society.

For more Owatonna History, check out the website below maintained by alum Scott Coolidge

http://www.campowatonna.com/index.htm


 

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