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More S'mores!

by Stacie Hoppman on March 3,2023 in Camp Talk with No Comments

More S'mores! When you think of campfire desserts, one probably tops the list every time: S’mores! It’s hard not to love the classic combo of marshmallow, graham cracker, and chocolate. Whether you like them barely cooked, beautifully golden, or burnt and crispy, just about everyone looks forward to s’mores during the summer. It’s hard to improve upon […] read more

Ode to the Summer Camp Counselor

by Stacie Hoppman on February 8,2023 in Camp Staff Camp Talk Summer Camp with No Comments

Ode to the Summer Camp Counselor It’s just fun in the sun all summer. That might be what you think of when you think of working as a camp counselor, but in reality, the job is so much more than that. In fact, if you are an employer, you would do well to think about hiring former camp counselors. Here is […] read more

Come and See

by Stacie Hoppman on January 10,2023 in Growing Faith with No Comments

Come and See “Come and see.” This is the invitation Jesus first offers to his disciples. They have heard that Jesus is the Lamb of God. They have heard that he is the promised one, the Messiah they have been waiting for. So a few men drift into his presence, curious to see if what they have heard […] read more

When the Phone Owns You

by Stacie Hoppman on December 9,2022 in Parents with No Comments

When the Phone Owns You There’s an epidemic spreading among us. It’s not a virus, although it can be contagious. And it’s not a drug, although it is addicting. We carry it around with us everywhere we go. If we leave it at home, we’ll turn the car around and go back for it. If we lose it, we spend […] read more

Where There Is Love

by Stacie Hoppman on October 12,2022 in Camp Talk Growing Faith with No Comments

Where There Is Love “Kids go where there is excitement, but they stay where there is love.” -Zig Ziglar The above quote tells us so much about why kids come back to summer camp year after year. Think about the excitement of one week of camp for a child. Even before they arrive, there is so much anticipation. They […] read more