[North Star Camp/Gillingham Family] Reel 1


Chet Gillingham Collection

Chet Gillingham Collection, Northeast Historic Film

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North Star Camp footage. Sailing. Canoeing. Raising of the flag with campers saluting. Sports activities such as running springs (shot from front and side views) and long jump. Campers and counselor walking down dirt road through trees. More activities including: baseball in a field, shooting/target practice, archery, swimming and diving. Diving viewed from shore and dock behind board. Water activities filmed from uphill on the shore. Camp shoreline landscape. Dark shot of campers assembled, sitting together for a service (Church service?). Nurse checks boys for cleanliness. Boy plays bugle. Boys pile in back of truck, truck reads North Star Camp. Campers on shore at water’s edge, counselor reading to boys. Boys stand tall in line on dock. Man gets a shave and a scrub. Joust using kayaks. Campers gathered around fire, cooking and waiting to eat. Group shots of boys posing on steps of cabin. Wide shot of water and mountains. More boys in back of truck. Campers and counselors play catch in the yard. Man with bird on finger. Canoes and kayaks on water. Swimming. Boys on docks jumping in one after another. Synchronized swimming. Dark woods and shots of water. Rowing. Boys play catch together. Boys carry boats to water. Archery. Shooting, target practice. Baseball. Boys carrying bedding out from bunks. Peeling potatoes. Swimming and swimming lessons. Wind-up planes. Swimming. Shots of groups (staff). Campgrounds. Fishing. Shot of totem pole from higher ground. Views of camp structures. Swimming. Boy playing bugle during the lowering of the flag.

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Waterboro, ME
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