I can't embed today's Music Monday video because it was disabled, but the song is "In A Beautiful Place Out In the Country" by Boards of Canada. The song is an instrumental with video sampled from They Call It All-States, a 1958 documentary of the National Farmers Union's summer camp...

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"Morgan Roberts, a middle aged adult in crisis, reunites with his best friend when he returns to the summer camp of his youth. His troubles seem to magnify when he is joined by a rag-tag group of 10 year old campers. Through their struggles they collectively overcome their personal problems...

"When I was a junior camp counselor and it was my job to tell the campers a bedtime story or devotional, I would tell them a rapture story." -Jerry B. Jenkins, co-author of Left Behind book series

The folks at Camp TV continued their tradition of putting together a gag real for the holidays this year. It's what I would imagine a show called American's Funniest Summer Camp videos would end up looking like. Good stuff.

The above clips are from American Dad!, an animated TV series about the random escapades of Stan Smith, a CIA agent juggling family life with his sworn duty to keep America safe. The show is currently in its sixth season on FOX.

In Hollywood I hear they have a discotheque for dogs And summer camp where you can send your Cabbage Patch dolls From Luna's self-titled EP (outtakes from the Penthouse sessions), released in 1996

Austin Briggs' "Camp Owenoke" was the cover of the August. 27, 1949, issue of the Saturday Evening Post.

Camp Sophie Wirth operated from 1911-1943. It was founded and run by the St. Paul chapter of the National Council of Jewish Women. It offered low cost recreational and rest opportunities for immigrant women and their children.


Ernest Goes To Camp was a 1987 film starring Jim Varney in a reprise of his unforgettable Ernest P. Worrell role (Does anyone remember him playing anybody but Ernest?). In it, Ernest (a character initially created by an ad agency for a series of commercials) is a clumsy maintenance man...

"I have a conviction that a few weeks spent in a well organized summer camp may be of more value educationally than a whole year of formal school work." -Charles Eliot, the 21st president of Harvard University