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#1 What was a reason for the creation of boys camps in the 1880s?
To turn boys into fishmongers
To create a government spy unit of adolescents
To learn how to live like a squirrel
To counter the emasculating effects of city life
#2 Which statement relates to the origins of the song “Kumbaya”?
Pioneers sang it to ward off raccoons
It was sung in Gullah, a creole language of South Carolina slaves
It premiered in the movie "Troop Beverly Hills"
The U.S. soldiers stole it from Canadian Mounties
#3 Which group of celebrities went to the acting camp Stagedoor Manor?
Bryce Dallas, Mandy Moore, Robert Downey Jr. and Natalie Portman
Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, Lena Dunham and Demi Lovato
Terrence Howard, Samuel L. Jackson, Anthony Mackie, and Don Cheadle
John, Paul, George and Ringo
#4 Which statement helps explain the presence of religious practices at camp?
As a way for Jewish people to maintain their identity against assimilation
The great outdoors inspires religious feelings
The first camp was run by a pastor
A & B
#5 What reason do parents NOT give for sending their children to camp?
Try new things
Their kids are annoying them
#6 Which was the least important step of running a camp, according to a 2015 American Camp Association survey?
Increasing partnership with schools
Posting on Facebook
Hiring bilingual staff
Funding the pranks department
#7 The Counselor-In-Training program stemmed from:
Camp staff needing someone to hold their supplies
An effort to get postwar teens, who though they were too old, to return to camp
Camp staff needing someone to tests berries for poison
Older campers attempting to stay at camp past puberty
#8 Camp Lightbulb, Camp Highlight and Camp Osiris are:
Camps for kids interested in ancient history
Camps for LGBT kids and allies
#9 Which of the following was an activity among the first Girl Scouts?
Learning a foreign language
A & C
#10 Harand Camp is known as one of the first:
Musical theater camps
#11 What percentage of U.S. camps do NOT allow campers to use personal electronic devices?
#12 Which of the following is not a pop culture take on summer camps?
"Camp Cries to Sleep"
"Salute Your Shorts"
#13 When did the Girl Scouts first appear?
#14 When did the YMCA create its first boys camp?
#15 Which of the following is a real camp?
Dungeons & Dragons camp
Ghost hunters camp
All of the above