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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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Hands on Learning – Opening Minds to Understand

The informal hands on learning experience that happens at camp attracted me to outdoor ministry. That’s a big reason I often write an “Inspired by Creation” post; it has some kind of informal “on the trail” Bible life application. This … 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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Camp Staff Training – Final Tips

Motivated camp staffs want to grow as disciples in Christ. The camp staff training they receive helps them grow and accomplish your mission. Good training simplifies for them what they need to know, or for some, it filters from their … Continue reading

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The Discipleship Process. Designing Camp Staff Training – Part 3

Early in my years as a camp director, my approach to staff training was influenced by a couple of staff comments. The first was by a counselor from a public university. She was extraordinary in her passion – a great … Continue reading

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