10 Awkward, Nostalgic Stories of Summer-Camp Sexual Awakenings
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Now 29, she shares her story for the first time. I grinned at Anna and she rolled her eyes — it was a bit of an in-joke; the fact that everything tended to go my way. My mum had died when I was a baby, so my two sisters and I were raised by our grandparents in the middle of nowhere in Wales. Sure, we bickered sometimes — I went nuts when I caught my younger sister smoking weed with her friends — but we pulled together and made a functional little family. I genuinely believed that the worst thing that could happen to me would be getting a bad grade or missing a netball match.
For parents, sending a teen to summer camp must be a deal with the devil: You get a break from caring for your angsty kid, but in exchange, you live with the knowledge that little Madison might suck a dick this summer. Communal sleeping, shared showers, and minimal supervision — often at the hands of slightly older and even hornier youths — add up to a pressure cooker of hormones, humiliation, awkward fumbling, and memorable discoveries. Lauren was the alpha girl of my cabin. She was cool and tough and came from New York and had a Beastie Boys cassette. When she stole my pink training bra, I was kind of honored.