(scene open in mini-van, everyone dressed for arctic conditions)
Me: Okay, now when we get to the campsite I want you to behave yourself. This is a new troop, don’t overwhelm them.
Gamma: (bouncing with excitement) Okay, mama. When are we going to get there?
Me: We’re here. (turns into camp ground) This is where you’ll be camping for the weekend. It’s going to be super cold, remember to wear all your layers.
Gamma: (moar bouncing) Okay, mama. I can hardly wait to say good bye to you!