A cad in goth’s clothing: My summer at camp before High School

When I graduated from my small, K-8th grade Catholic school, I won the not-coveted “Most Likely to Do Her Homework Ahead of Time” award. Obviously, there was only one way to celebrate this achievement before heading off to high school: summer camp. I got to spend one final year as a camper before old age forced me to become a counselor. We campers mostly already knew each other from prior …