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5-year-veteran Ketelyn Rhodes,(cq) 13 of Fredricksburg, TX cleans up the sink during chore time at the Girls Scout “Camp Texlake” on Lake Travis.

Thao Nguyen AMERICAN-STATESMAN 06/07/06
5-year-veteran Emily Doran, 12 of Austin, TX writes in her journal while her bear, which she has unofficially dubbed Pepto-bismol bear sits besides her while in the background third time visitor Olivia Cheney, 12 of Austin reads on her bed at Girls Scout “Camp Texlake” on Lake Travis.

Thao Nguyen AMERICAN-STATESMAN 06/07/06
12-year-old Olivia Cheney, reads one of 3 letters from her family while Bailey Alanis, 12 of McDade, TX braids her hair at the Girls Scout “Camp Texlake” on Lake Travis. This is Alanis’ 7th year at the camp.

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First year Dominique Ramirez, 10 of Austin, puts fake eye black on with a marker during her transformation into becoming Brazil’s soccer player Rhinaldhino(a) during their super hero dinner at Girls Scout “Camp Texlake” on Lake Travis.

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Raleigh Taylor, (center to left) 12 of Austin sings alongside her cabin mates Olivia Cheney, 12 and Rachel Eelger (cq) during a session of Singing Trees which happens right before the girls head off to dinner at Girls Scout “Camp Texlake” on Lake Travis.

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Sarah Brown, 8 of Austin places a green hand print on Cloud’s neck during a session of horse painting at Girls Scout “Camp Texlake” on Lake Travis. The purpose of the activity is to teach the kids to keep their hands on the horse at all times, especially when they want to cross behind the horse.

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Annie Lemay, 6, Allie McGrath, 8, Hannah Holder, 7, Abby Rodriguez, 8, Gwyneth Donovan, 6, Emma Leppard, 8, and Lily Niester, 8, stand and wait for their turn to paint on the horses at Girls Scout “Camp Texlake” on Lake Travis.

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Eugene the horse stands with a swirl of random colors and handprints donned to his body during a painting session at Girls Scout “Camp Texlake” on Lake Travis. The purpose of the painting activity is to teach the kids to keep their hands on the horse at all times, especially when they want to cross behind the horse.

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Summer Stewart, 8 of Austin reemerges for air after a dive at the pool party at the Girls Scout “Camp Texlake” on Lake Travis.