First day of camp and jittery nerves go together like bread and butter. Julia Duffy looks back at her 12-year-old self and remembers quite clearly how nervous she was. As she got off the bus to walk across the long field, she met a camper from a neighboring town. By the time they reached the end of the field, her nerves had calmed down and she had made a new friend. For Julia, this chance encounter ended up leading to a long-term friendship with her new friend's older sister.