Posts made in December, 2016

Summer Staff Reflection – Issue 8 – Danielle Topham

Posted on Dec 22, 2016 in Camp Blog, Searchable

Before I came to camp, I had no idea what to expect. I didn’t know what it would be like, or if I would enjoy it, but I can easily say that I have had the best summer ever! I have developed strong friendships with people that I might never have spoken to if it wasn’t for camp, and I hope that we will remain friends for life. Whilst being a counselor has its challenges, it is definitely worth it to see the campers grow each and every day, whether it is in their faith, trust or leadership. Seeing a camper go from not wanting to participate in Christian Formation on the first day, to...

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Gathering a Pile of Rocks

Posted on Dec 15, 2016 in Camp Blog, Searchable

Joshua said to them, “Pass on before the ark of the Lord your God into the middle of the Jordan, and each of you take up a stone on his shoulder, one for each of the tribes of the Israelites, so that this may be a sign among you. When your children ask in time to come, ‘What do those stones mean to you?’ then you shall tell them that the waters of the Jordan were cut off in front of the ark of the covenant of the Lord. When it crossed over the Jordan, the waters of the Jordan were cut off. So these stones shall be to the Israelites a memorial forever.” –  Joshua 4: 5-7 The...

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Summer Staff Reflection – Issue 7 – Brittany Jones

Posted on Dec 8, 2016 in Camp Blog, Searchable

Being a camp counselor at a sleep away camp for the first time has of course had its ups and downs. Being an LIT counselor has been very rewarding to me: from having nervous and uncertain kids in the first week to young people who are more confident, being encouraging to others, and starting to bloom into young leaders. The things that I’ve learned from them I will take with me as I advance into my career in youth development. If I am able, I would like to come back and serve as an LIT counselor again.

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Summer 2017 Staff Bio – Emma Cledwyn-Davies

Posted on Dec 1, 2016 in Camp Blog, Searchable

1. Name Emma Cledwyn-Davies 2. From? Watford, England 3. School Attending? Manchester Metropolitan University 4. Position on Staff Counselor 5. Most excited about for this Summer? To experience an American Summer Camp 6. Favorite Camp Core Value and Why? Natural Setting, as in the 21st century outdoor space can be under appreciated. 7. Favorite Camp Activity and Why? High Ropes Course because it’s scary but fun. 8. Favorite Parable The Parable of the Great Banquet (Luke 14:15-24) 9. Best way to spend a Sunday afternoon? A long walk with friends followed by dinner...

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