“True friends are those who came into your life, saw the most negative part of you, but are not ready to leave you, no matter how contagious you are to them.”
― Michael Bassey Johnson
Camaraderie is knowing when you fall your friend will catch you, it's putting trust in other people, its being a family. Throughout the short three days and two nights that the ninth grade spent at Caribou, we became closer as a group than I had originally expected. It may sound corny and I'm sure other people will say this, but from the time we spent up in rural Maine, I can already see our class becoming one.
One thing that really stood out to me was how we behaved at the ropes course. It didn't matter who was on an element, everyone cheered him on. At the Aquazip, I was yelling, cheering and what ever else comes with that. Someone came up behind me and asked, "Who's up there?". I told him, and right away and he began to cheer with me.
Another instance was in the cabins. There was never a time when people were angry at each other or even frustrated (excluding the occasional "Shut up!" from someone who was trying to sleep.). The mood seemed happy, and everyone seemed comfortable with each other--almost like brothers.
It may be a little early to say this, but this trimester promises to be the most enjoyable than any previous year at Fenn. The brotherhood and camaraderie that the smaller class brings is awesome, and I'm so glad that Caribou was able to amplify it for me to see.