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Lost at Camp Amusement

I know a boy who went to camp for the first time last summer. He’s not going back. This makes me sad. Here is his story. I got out of the house, away to camp and the great outdoors. Here … Continue reading

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Memo to Camp Directors: Know When to Call a Time Out

Memo: To: My Camp Ministry Friends (anyone in ministry at some point in time) Re: Busy Summer Schedule Fr: A Friend Who Knows Da: Start of Summer Ministry I miss being in your shoes. It’s camp time; the time camp … Continue reading

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The Power of the Christian Camp Staff

Be imitators of me as I am of Christ.” I Corinthians 11.1 These words from the Apostle Paul set the challenge for Christian Camp staff each summer. They will be the real living gospel to campers each week. Wally, Pete, … Continue reading

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Keys for a Successful Summer Camp Ministry Heart

I found this in old staff training notes. It makes a good barometer for heart preparedness to start staff training, and a good evaluation of commitment at the end of training. During the summer it makes for a good follow … Continue reading

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All I Ever Needed to Know to be a Camp Counselor, I learned in I Corinthians 13

Staff training is so close. Intense discipleship training is on the horizon. What will you teach? Observation and experience tell me that a lot of staff will be taught learning styles, social styles and leadership styles along with a lot … Continue reading

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Ministry Overhead

You know what your physical overhead is; your building cost, staff cost and other fiscal realities. But what about your ministry overhead, do you know what your human relationship need is for ministry effectiveness? All the methods we use, the … Continue reading

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Your Camp Story in 150 Words or Less

Readers Digest conducted a contest by inviting readers to write and send in their true life story in 150 words or less.  6,652 people entered RD’s Facebook contest. The results were pretty astounding. The concise storytelling produced some dramatic attention … Continue reading

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