Posts Tagged: CIT Abby

Thursday Recap & Friday plans: living it up in the RV

We did it!  I’m so excited to be here back at Summer Camp, blogging from the back of the church. The trip down from Chicago was particularly epic, because my crew decided to go all-out this year and rent an RV.  It. Is. Awesome.  We picked it up from the suburbs of Chicago, loaded our… Read more »

Summer Camp 2013: the Ultimate Packing List

If you’ve gone to Summer Camp (or any festival) before, you know there’s probably the person that’s a little too organized with the planning…. nice to meet you, that’s me.  But this year, I didn’t send out my usual spreadsheet of packing reminders and to-do’s to our campsite – which is all boys – and… Read more »

Band to Catch: Maps & Atlases

Can you believe it’s almost here?!  Getting ready for next weekend, let’s chat about a band you must see… Maps & Atlases is based out of Chicago, and I had the opportunity to catch them this New Year’s Eve at Schubas in Lakeview.  It was a blast.  They even covered Tears for Fears’ “Everybody Wants to… Read more »

Gomez in Chicago – 7/21/12

This past Saturday, the boys of Gomez (hailing from the UK) made a stop in Chicago during the US leg of their tour.   In case you missed them at Summer Camp in 2009, Gomez is a five-piece British act consisting of Ben Ottewell (vocals, guitar), Tom Gray (vocals, guitar, keyboards), Paul Blackburn (bass, guitar), Olly… Read more »

Nothing pre- about that party: Thursday Review

The one thing that anyone should know about Summer Camp, is that it really starts on Thursday, not Friday.  This year was no exception. Things kicked off with a pretty insane windstorm.  If you were camped in the forest, you probably didn’t feel it, but anyone in open air certainly felt like they were in… Read more »