The hair -- After a shower and lots of conditioner, he got it subdued down to three snarls which he asked me to help with. I mentally named them Baby Mat, Mama Mat, and Papa Mat. Papa Mat took a lot of work and a tiny snip of the scissors.
And speaking of bears, Ernest can now tell you how to shit in the woods. Without toilet paper.
His group had all the fun, including a broken-down car and a rattlesnake. There was rock climbing, backpacking, rafting. He was alone in the woods for 5 hours. (Not lost, it was one of those empowerment things.)
He's off on a bike ride now, and then we're going to a wedding!