References Index


Over the years Winter Camp has accumulated a lot of history and traditions, most of which are recorded here. This section is probably of most use to those who haven't been to camp, but others may find it amusing as well.

The first recorded history was written for Winter Camp IV when we introduced the Winter Camp book. Since then, we've gone on to create a lot more reference works, some serious, some not-so-serious.


As the name implies, this exhaustive work attempts to provide at least a paragraph on practically everything in the Winter Camp Universe.
OriginsOrigins was the first non-fiction book to enter the Winter Camp Universe. It is similar in focus to the Encyclopedia, but it provides much more detail on considerably fewer (about 30 vs. about 400) events.
HistoryThese pages provide an overview of Winter Camp History in general and detailed histories, including rosters, for each Winter Camp.
Who's WhoThis page tells you who has been to how many Winter Camps. It's critical for those attempting to use the pecking order to secure a better bunk.
Winter Camp ManualThe original how-to guide for Winter Camp including information on our traditions and history as well as rules for some of our games. Much of what the WCU has become can be traced to the manual.
NewslettersAll the news that's fit to print; this section links all the newsletters since Winter Camp IX.
Complete RosterThis is actually just a roster showing names, dates, and emails. It's part of the webmaster's dream that everyone be mentioned in the news at least twice a year.
EssaysA collection of scholarly works on various parts of the Winter Camp Universe.
Hobby CenterIf you're looking for a new hobby, our "Book of Hobbies" might be just the thing.
Hall of FameCombining elements of Bartlett's, Guiness and Who's Who, the Hall of Fame is one of the Winter Camp Universe's most eclectic reference works.
Ask Dr. BeastNeed some advice? Got a question and no one to ask for an answer? Ask Dr. Beast; Winter Camp's first doctor will gladly answer any questions directed his way.
SearchWhen all else fails, the Search function can find many things.

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WCFS PagesThe Winter Camp Future Society (WCFS) is a group dedicated to ensuring the perpetuation of Winter Camp until Doomsday, currently planned for Winter Camp 19771977
ActivitiesThis is a long list of proposed activities from our brainstorming sessions. Some have been held, most haven't.
New ActivitiesThis page shows recent suggestions for new activities proposed by people who visit the Winter Camp Universe.
MealsThis is a list of meals similar to the above list of activities. Some have been served, most haven't.
New MealsThis page shows recent suggestions for new meal themes suggested by visitors to the Winter Camp Universe.
New ThemesThis page shows themes suggested by visitors. Themes usually include or suggest a few activities and meals too.
Generic ScheduleThe generic schedule is an attempt to make a schedule for the whole weekette which provides for a variety of different activities to suit a range of age groups.

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