Posts made in May, 2020


Posted on May 28, 2020 in Camp Blog, Searchable

Being around those we live with for so long is hard. There will always be fun enjoyable times and then the difficult ones. The key is how we handle those difficult times, everyone knows how to have fun but can you still find joy and peace when you are angry? We can see two different ways to deal with “annoying” family members in the story of Joseph. The story starts off with Joseph receiving (what I like to call) a Gucci coat from his father. On top of that, he has dreams where he thinks his parents and brothers will all bow down to him. Now that’s probably something you don’t want to...

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Posted on May 18, 2020 in Camp Blog, Searchable

I was on the beach at the sound the other day and came across what I assume was a fortress (first picture).  I’m sure whoever created it had an exciting story how the fortress was keeping the people safe from an invading army.  It got me thinking about how God is our fortress, our refuge.  He keeps us safe from that oncoming army trying to invade. I checked the trusty internet and refuge is used over 40 times in the Psalms (depending on the translation).  I am not surprised seeing that David spent much of his time fighting battles or running from different people in his...

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Sheltering-in-Place Activities

Posted on May 16, 2020 in Camp Blog, Searchable

Here are some fun activities to try with your family members in your household, during this season of “sheltering in place”. This post is updated each week. If you have any suggestions for things to do at home, please email and we will share them too: Yoga: Check out the Cosmic Kids Yoga channel on YouTube.  There are a whole bunch of kid friendly yoga sessions to try, as well as, guided meditation and mindfulness videos.  Yoga works to build strength and balance and Cosmic Kids Yoga incorporates some really fun themes....

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Posted on May 15, 2020 in Camp Blog, Searchable

During this time in quarantine, I do a lot of waiting.  Most of the waiting involving hoping the quarantine is over, so that way I can go back to my “normal” life.  Most of us have been stuck inside with the social distancing rules for two months now and are going stir crazy!  What if instead of focusing on the “what if” or “I can’t wait to…”, we use this as an opportunity to grow our relationship with God? We are not the first person to ever be stuck in a place, with their family (or by themselves), waiting for something to end.   Moses after fleeing from...

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Sheltering-In-Place Online Resources

Posted on May 13, 2020 in Camp Blog, Searchable

Check out these fun family-friendly activities while sheltering-in-place this season: Free Digital Cooking Classes For Kids Every Week Day, 1:00 PM Delish’s editorial director Joanna Saltz and her kids will be going live on Instagram every week day at 1:00 PM to share cook-along videos for you and your little ones. Digital Cooking Classes For Kids Virtual Programs Presented by The South Fork Natural History Museum Exciting virtual programs. Register for the Zoom classes by sending an email to   To see a listing of programs offered by SOFO, please click here! Heckscher...

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