Monthly Archives: July 2015

The Luckiest: Guest Blogger Jay Stewart, Clown

I am the luckiest guy you know. I always say that to people, because I truly believe it. In everything that is important, I have the best good fortune anyone could ask for. Sure, I hit every red light, and … Continue reading

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Through the Lens: A Camper’s Perspective

“This is my second year at Smirkus Camp and I came back because everyone was so welcoming,” Jeremy Mezoff, a Session 4 camper explains. Jeremy is an avid photographer who brought his polaroid camera to Smirkus Camp to capture his own … Continue reading

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Greeting Smirkus Family and Friends, From the beautiful beaches of Sandwich, Mass., to the bustling sidewalks of Waltham, we have just landed in Northampton. We have 40 shows under our belt and it is that time in the tour where … Continue reading

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The Talent Show, Beach Day and a Visit from Rob!

Hello Smirkus Family! Here’s an update about the latest Smirkus Camp happenings! You would think that at a circus camp’s talent show our campers would be inclined to perform their latest circus skills, show off some hand balancing, their juggling … Continue reading

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Circus Past, Present and Future

Greeting Smirkus Family, Circus Past, Present and Future was the theme for the 2015 Worldwide Circus Summit, which I had the privilege of attending last weekend in Springfield, Massachusetts. It was an incredible experience to be a part of Circus … Continue reading

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Dear Smirkus Friends and Family, According to Albert Einstein, the Theory of Relativity states, time dilation is a difference of elapsed time between two events as measured by observers either moving relative to each other or differently situated from a … Continue reading

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We LIVE Circus!

Hello Smirkus Family! Yesterday was Registration Day and with many happy screams and hugs from friends who haven’t seen each other in a year and are excited to be back at Smirkus Camp, Session IV officially began! After the counselor … Continue reading

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