Camp Handbook

Ongoing or Daily* ☀ Thursday Aug. 10 ☀ Friday Aug. 11 ☀ Saturday Aug. 12 ☀ Sunday Aug. 13

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  • * the asterisk designates an ongoing or daily activity that happens once each day of camp!
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Short Schedule

Please see the expanded schedule for times and descriptions!

Expanded Schedule

Ongoing or Daily Activities*

First Aid Cabin* (Forum posts)
Run by Nurse Buffalo
You don’t need to have a magical malady in order to hang out in Nurse Buffalo’s First Aid Cabin. Each day of camp you’ll find new posts devoted to different areas of health and self-care. Led by Nurse Buffalo, campers will share their favorite healthy snack recipes, cute animal gifs, and affirmations. Check out the IGGPPCamp forums every day for new First Aid Cabin activities and join in the fun!

Care Package Swap (Now closed)
Run by Michelle
Summer camp care packages are boxes chock full of goodies from home, lovingly packed by your families (or in this case, one of your fellow camper iggles.) You can send camp goodies with a geeky twist, or just use this opportunity to shower your recipient with random, fun goodies. Have fun with it! Did you participate? Show up what is in your care package in the forums!

Urgent Care on Twitter
Run by Nrse Buffalo
Oh, help. Barfing up magical slugs? Jammed your finger in the TARDIS door? Got bitten by a zombie or a vampire or a radioactive spider hiding inside your duffel bag? Or maybe you woke up to a faceful of glittery unicorn poo because another troop pranked your cabin? Have no fear, campers! Tweet @iggppcampnurse any time during camp and report your geeky/magical malady. She’s on call to distribute potions, charms, snacks, and adorable puppers to any camper who needs help.

Please note: fictional maladies only. The goofier the better. This is honestly just an excuse for Nurse Buffalo to troll everybody like crazy. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED >:D

Friendship Bracelets
Run by the IGGPPC HQ
Inspired by the Quilting Bee, this activity is one where you can build your very own digital friendship bracelet by swapping segments with your friends. Create your own primary segment and build your online friendship bracelet. Make it as long as you can!

Camp Swap Blitz* (Forum posts)
Run by Nurse Buffalo
Did you know the IGGPPCamp mail room is right next door to the First Aid Cabin? Our camp nurse Buffalo runs both! She’s whipped up some mini-swaps open to all iggle campers. What better way to celebrate four days of pen pal camp? These swaps are designed to be fast and easy, so sign up will only be open for 24 hours.

Great Closet Cosplay Challenge* (Forum posts)
Run by Joana & Counselors
Camp Director Jo and your counselors are ready to go HEAD TO HEAD (and CLOSET TO CLOSET) in a series of challenges for every day of camp and we want YOU to play with us!

Camp Scavenger Hunt* (Forum posts)
Run by Igglebugs & Nurse Buffalo
A camp-themed scavenger hunt that pits troop against troop in a battle royale of geeky camp photography!! The winning troop will receive a goody in the mail with a Buffalo hoof-stamp of approval on it.

Stress Relief Coloring Pages* (Forum posts)
Run by Nurse Buffalo
Join Nurse Buffalo and your fellow campers for some stress relief in the form of camp-themed coloring pages drawn by your fellow iggles! We provide the PDFs, you print them out and use your creativity and any coloring medium you choose.

Thurs. Aug. 10

Breakfast at Camp (Blog post) [Supplies]
Run by Mafalda

Cardmaking(Blog post) [Supplies]
Run by Meike
I will show you how to make four cards one for each troop and one troop neutral card. This activity is mostly to encourage you to come up with your own ideas since not everyone has access to all craft supplies.

Nerdy Monsters Giveaway(Blog post)
Run by Magiccat Jenny
Win your very own Iggle plushie from MagicCatJenny of Nerdy Monsters!

Build-a-long Minecraft(Forum post)
Run by Gali
Join us playing Minecraft on theIGGPPcamp server or come watch the stream!

Camp Staff Welcome (Happening live at 6:30PM CDT) (Rabbit Hangout)
Run by the IGGPPC HQ
Join your IGGPPC Staff as they kick off camp with some games, silliness, and shenanigans! We’ll be telling jokes and answering your questions live, so be sure to tune in to find out what we’re looking forward to most at camp and maybe even a few behind the scenes secrets, too…

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Fri. Aug. 11

Pom Pom Garland(Blog post) [Supplies]
Run by Erin
Bring your pom pom A game and show troop pride!

Mason Jar Jell-O Aquariums(Blog post) [Supplies]
Run by Sarah
Make a delicious aquatic snack-in-a-jar using Jell-O, a jar, and gummy creatures.

DIY Facial Scrub(Blog post) [Supplies]
Run by Primrose
Indulge in self-care with this all natural facial scrub that’s sure to leave you feeling good inside and out.

WATCH-A-LONG My Neighbor Totoro (Happening live at 9:00AM CDT) (Social media)
Run by Iggle Flicks & Sarah
Grab yourself a snack, snuggle into your blanket fort and watch along with Iggle Flicks! Follow along with on Sarah’s Twitter (@AdventGeekGirl) and use the hashtag #iggleswatch whilst you tweet along, as it will help you find other Iggles that are also participating and for them to find you!

WATCH-A-LONG Spirited Away (Happening live at 11:00AM CDT) (Social media)
Run by Iggle Flicks & Sarah
Grab yourself a snack, snuggle into your blanket fort and watch along with Iggle Flicks! Follow along with on Sarah’s Twitter (@AdventGeekGirl) and use the hashtag #iggleswatch whilst you tweet along, as it will help you find other Iggles that are also participating and for them to find you!

Iggles Against Humanity (Happening live at 2:00PM CDT) (Social media)
Run by Amanda
IT’S BACK! You demanded, we obeyed! The very popular online Cards Against Humanity play along is back! Watch the daily camp bugle memo for the link and password to join our game. WARNING: This game is not for wild seals, petrified forests, and members of House Granger. 18+ please!

Shadow Puppets Game (Happening live at 4:00PM CDT) (Social media)
Run by Dittany (Mafalda)
Gather around the fire… Don’t be afraid, this shadows aren’t monsters, or are they?! Muahahahah! They are 12, can you guess them all? Will you be afraid or proud to say their name out loud? Join us! We’ll have a lot of fun, pinkie promise!

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Sat. Aug. 12

Starry Night Luminaries(Blog post) [Supplies]
Run by Jennifer
Create a special sight to light up a deck, your room, or a table. In less than 10 minutes have a wondrous light to keep you company on the warm summer nights of camp!

Flower Crowns(Blog post) [Supplies]
Run by Joanna
Let’s make flower crowns to wear in our blanket forts or on any other camp-y adventures!

Bath Bombs(Blog post) [Supplies]
Run by Summer
Relax and pamper yourself with these DIY bath bombs. The hardest part is waiting for them to dry before use!

Field Notes Giveaway(Blog post)
Run by Toasty
Remember your IGGPPCamp experience forever by recording it in your field notes! Enter the giveaway during camp!

#IggleChat (Happening live at 10:00AM CDT) (Social media)
Run by our Prefects
Join us every Saturday at 10AM central on twitter using #IggleChat! It’s our weekly hour of silly questions, lots of laughs, and tons of friends!

Geeky Rebus (Happening live at 4:00PM CDT) (Social media)
Run by Hélène
Rebus Time ! To guess geeky classic works using picture clues, join us on twitter on Saturday 14th August and use #GeekyRebus

WATCH-A-LONG The Borrowers (Happening live at 2:00PM CDT) (Social media)
Run by Iggle Flicks
Grab yourself a snack, snuggle into your blanket fort and watch along with Iggle Flicks! Follow along with them at @IggleFlicks and use the hashtag #iggleswatch whilst you tweet along, as it will help you find other Iggles that are also participating and for them to find you!

Blanket Fort (and Wine) Night (Happening live at 8:00pM CDT) (Rabbit Hangout)
Run by Joanna
Exactly what it sounds like. Wine + blanket fort + live stream = stellar.

WATCH-A-LONG The Secret Garden (Happening live at 10:00PM CDT) (Social media)
Run by Iggle Flicks
Grab yourself a snack, snuggle into your blanket fort and watch along with Iggle Flicks! Follow along with them at @IggleFlicks and use the hashtag #iggleswatch whilst you tweet along, as it will help you find other Iggles that are also participating and for them to find you!

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Sun. Aug. 13

Finger-Weaving Friendship Bracelets(Blog post) [Supplies]
Run by Sarah
Use your fingers to weave some love into your friendship! Both 3 and 5 finger weaving strategies will be shared.

Grilled Pizza(Blog post) [Supplies]
Run by Mafalda

DIY Toner Spray(Blog post) [Supplies]
Run by Primrose
Continue your self-care routine with this homemade, all natural facial toner. It’s easy to do and will help you feel great!

Blind Test (Video)
Run by Belette (Mathilde)
Listen to those musics… Does they remind you of a movie you love? Try to find all the movies corresponding to the musics, and most of all, try to find the hidden theme!

Guided Mindfulness Hangout (Happening live at 1:00PM CDT) (Social media)
Run by Kara
This year’s camp is all about self-care, so let’s talk about taking care of your mental health! Mindfulness exercises are one way you can hit the reset button and ground yourself, especially if you’re feeling stressed out, anxious, or depressed. Join Nurse Buffalo for a Google Hangout in which she discusses mindfulness, how it’s effective, and what kind of benefits you can get from a daily mindfulness practice. The Hangout will include a guided exercise for everyone to participate in. Everyone is welcome to join, especially if you’ve never done any mindfulness before! Participants are welcome to just watch – appearing on video isn’t necessary.

More on Mindfulness (blog post)
Run by Kara

Iggles Against Humanity (Happening live at 4:00PM CDT) (Social media)
Run by Amanda
IT’S BACK! You demanded, we obeyed! The very popular online Cards Against Humanity play along is back! Watch the daily camp bugle memo for the link and password to join our game. WARNING: This game is not for wild seals, petrified forests, and members of House Granger. 18+ please!

WATCH-A-LONG Where the Wild Things Are (Happening live at 10:00PM CDT) (Social media)
Run by Iggle Flicks
Grab yourself a snack, snuggle into your blanket fort and watch along with Iggle Flicks! Follow along with them at @IggleFlicks and use the hashtag #iggleswatch whilst you tweet along, as it will help you find other Iggles that are also participating and for them to find you!

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