[HMDS] First day of Camp GK! 

Today marked the official start of camp Global Kids. We had a few problems with the stream; seeing as a few people were not able to hear it (me included) and one of the campers was having trouble with her internet connection. However, Rafi did a very good job keeping everyone sane. It was a nice, and calm day of camp. Seeing how some of the other Global Kids activities have gone pretty haywire; it was very nice. We started off all sitting around in nice chairs while Rafi told us what was going to happen with the camp. Everyone was informed about a new contest; Designing a Camp GK T-Shirt! We have one week to submit our designs to either Lori or Rafi.

After about an hour of getting to know what we were supposed to do at camp we all moved up to the roof of the Global Kids Serious Play Zone. We were asked to stand in a circle; then state our name, age, location, and interests...Then play a 'common gesture'. However, to each person a common gesture meant something different which made it fun! (Check below for information on each camper!)

[HMDS] Teen Report: Can't Wait For Camp GK! 

My SL avatar name is Tecno Tiger, and i have also been chosen as a camp GK reporter. With less than 2 hours until the camp begins, I, like many others, am really excited and "psyched"( As Rafi says :) ) for the Camp to begin. Rafi teleported me into the island earlier as he needed to grab my calling card, luckily I got to have a sneak peak at a small part of the island. I was in and out within a minute and the only thing I saw was a bonfire with Lori, Mercury and Rafi around it. I can't wait to see what they've got planned. This is my first official post on this blog, (I was behind the Second Opinion post), and there will be many more to come! Do some brain exercises and get ready for some fun as Camp GK is about to begin!
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- Tecno Tiger with a great new group title.

[HMDS] So excited I could flip! 

Hey Everyone!
My name is Lucky, (Lucky Figtree) and I was chosen as one of the Camp GK Reporters. I am very excited to see what the Global Kids have come up with, activity wise. They seem to have been working on them for awhile and I doubt that we will not be let down =). It is getting very exciting as Camp GK draws nearer. I was fortunate enough to be able to see and meet the Global Kids leaders in New York City a few weeks ago; and I hope to see them online throughout the duration of the camp. I wish I could write more for my first post...but it is getting late and I am falling asleep at the keyboard. I hope to see you at Camp GK!

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P.S. Barry loved this picture, so I decided to edit it a bit and upload it.

[HMDS] Enter the TSL Intern! 


My name is Mercury Metropolitan. For those of who haven't heard, I have been chosen to fill the position of Remote Intern for Camp Global Kids. I am honored to be the very first Remote Intern hired by Global Kids, and as such I have a lot weighing on my shoulders. My performance may determine if there will ever be another Remote Intern, so I've been working hard to fulfill high expectations.

So far, I think it's going pretty well! During the first week of my internship, I assisted in setting up for a video podcast premiere launch party on the island. This meant rearranging the entire island and creating a stage for the viewing. Lori and I spent hours on the island revamp, and after a few frustrating SL bugs that we had no control over; we managed to accomplish our goal. All in all, it was a success, and many people showed up at the event.