Posts made in June, 2015

University adventures – thoughts from a graduate

Posted on Jun 7, 2015 in Camp Blog, Searchable

When I went to university, I thought to myself that I only had 4 years at university, therefore I was going to at least try a few things that were out of my comfort zone, just to be adventurous! So my first year I joined the volleyball society, because I wanted to learn to play volleyball, as it looked so much fun and it was fun! Though I think a lot of people had the same idea as me so there was a massive turnout. This meant I got to meet a lot more new people, but not much volleyball got done! But I do now have an idea of how it’s done at least! My second year of university I picked it up...

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7 Lessons from Summer Camp

Posted on Jun 5, 2015 in Camp Blog, Searchable

It’s been over twenty years since I last assumed the pseudonym of “Frostbite” for three months in the piney woods of East Texas. From 1991 through 1993, I summered at Pine Cove Ranch, a Christian camp for (at the time) 6th-through-12th graders near Tyler. Every week, a new batch of campers would arrive, and along with my colleagues Bushwacker, Backfire, Opee, Edelweiss, Fezzik and the rest, we’d herd them in for six days of water sports, horses, biking, Bible study, sermons, and silliness. The experiences of those three collegiate summers left me with a plethora of lessons that...

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