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Personal Narrative Essay On Camp Tevya

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“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent” – Joe from “The Princess Diaries” (and Eleanor Roosevelt)
I have been spending seven weeks at Camp Tevya each summer since the summer before eighth grade. My mom had gotten a job as the Head of Arts and Crafts, and she brought my sisters and me with her to camp. I have never been one of those people who are always loud and bouncing around with all seventy of their friends, so it was a bit of culture shock going to camp for the first time. Everybody was very outgoing and always surrounded by their friends. I had a very hard time fitting in and adapting to the overly extroverted environment. This was doubly hard for me as a camper because I was forced to spend my entire day with the same 21 girls, all of whom had already been friends for at least three years. …show more content…
I thought with a different setting I might be able to sneak into one of the friend groups I had been skirting for the last three years. While I did get closer to a few of the girls in my age group, I still didn’t feel like we were “friends.” During the second part of the program, we were back at camp as counselors-in-training (CITs) and we each had our own schedule based on our specialties. I had a much easier time getting along with the other girls when I wasn’t seeing them every hour of every

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