Hey everybody, it’s Chasm, here to talk about one of my favourite things at Camp Kintail – disc golf! For those who don’t know, disc golf is just like regular golf, but instead of having clubs and a ball, you have a plastic disc similar to a frisbee, and instead of a hole, there are metal baskets called catchers. Here at Kintail we are lucky enough to have had a full 18-hole disc golf course for a number of years now, and I, as well as many others, have fallen in love with the game at camp.
Disc golf is fantastic for a number of reasons. First of all, you get to spend time simply walking around in the great outdoors, which is really a lovely time, especially on a warm sunny day at camp! Another excellent thing is that disc golf can be as competitive or casual as you choose to make it – it can be an intense experience or a relaxing one depending on your mood. And what may be the best part of disc golf is the friends that you get to throw plastic with, and the conversations you have during your time on the course.
I’ve found that once you get into disc golf, you don’t get out of it very easily. I myself play disc golf throughout the year at school as well as in a lot of my spare time at camp, and I find myself missing it during the snowier months when it isn’t so practical to play (Ever tried throwing a disc in a winter jacket and boots? It doesn’t go so well). Disc golf is a fun, improvement-based activity that can reel in just about anybody, and is one of the unique features of Kintail that helps to make it the wonderful place it is!
See you on the course,