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From the Director February 2024

February 18th, 2024|

The New Year is off to an incredible start with our Winterblast programs and I can’t believe it’s already the middle of February!  We’ve seen records numbers of campers throughout the first five weekends of winter and appreciate the opportunity to serve so many different churches, youth leaders and students. Although the weather hasn’t

From the Director November 2023

November 6th, 2023|

“If you build it they will come.”  It's a famous line from the movie Field of Dreams, but in our case it’s factual not fictional.  We had a record 143 ladies attend our Alive Women's Retreat in October!  We continue to get great feedback on the new lodges and our plans to continue moving

From the Director September 2023

September 13th, 2023|

It has been another summer of incredible ministry to a record 4,500 campers.  I am thankful to serve so many children, youth and families from our local region and beyond!  Our theme this summer was Moving Mountains and we saw God move mountains in the lives of students all summer long.  Here are camper’s

From the Director July 2023

July 5th, 2023|

As I write this, we’re finishing week four of our Best Week Ever summer camp programs. So much planning and preparation goes into getting ready for summer and it goes by so fast. I’ve found that it is so important to be in the present and celebrate all that God is doing here at

From the Director April 2023

April 6th, 2023|

WinterBlast 2023 was in one-word AMAZING!  We served a record 2,478 students and leaders during the WinterBlast season.  The theme Thru the Fire connected well with all that is going on in our world today.  We saw God at work throughout the winter and students and leaders alike shared some incredible comments about the

Summer Camp with a Side of Grit!

April 6th, 2023|

(Originally published in 2018 and even more applicable in our post-Covid world!) To date, almost 30 million people have viewed Angela Lee Duckworth’s TED talk entitled Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance where she determined “grit” to be the number one indicator of success in our children.  And to date, those same millions

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