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Camp Stanford Checklist

Sunday, February 19th, 2012


Happy second Saturday!  First Sunday?  Either way, it’s a three day weekend!  Woooo!!  And you know what this means… time to bust out the Ray Bans and flip flops for some early season sunning.

As spring break approaches and the days get longer, you may find yourself with increasing time and impetus to enjoy the outdoor resources Stanford has to offer.  To help out the freshmen and anyone else new to the notion of Camp Stanford (the theory that in the absence of homework, Stanford is basically an amazing summer camp for twenty-year-olds), here are some suggestions from the peanut gallery on how to maximize your sunshine.

  • Frisbee:  necessary for both daytime and nighttime use.  For after-dark Frisbee golf, I highly recommend one of the light-up ones (glow in the dark ones fade too quickly per “charge”).  There isn’t any one defined “course” for Frisbee golf on campus (though the AxeComm has a pretty good one here), so I recommend just starting at your dorm and connecting the dots from landmark to landmark until you arrive at a fun fountain to splash in.  Be careful in avoiding fragile or damageable targets.
  • Bubbles:  for chillin’ in the Claw, around the Claw, on a roof, or in your dorm courtyard, bubbles are ideal for blowing off some post-midterm steam.  Bubble wands gain you extra awesome points.
  • Outdoor-friendly speakers:  plugs aren’t quite abundant on the Oval, and laptop speakers rarely cut it.  Find some hearty blasters to connect your iProduct to, and jam away!  (the Apple Store in the Stanford Shopping Center has one of the better selections I’ve seen)  Speaking of music, with great speakers you’ll definitely need a… (more…)