The Story of the Pebble, or Boulder, or The Rock

The Story of the Pebble, or Boulder, or The Rock * photo by Photographer Rick * In the dining hall, campers gather around their tables alongside their counselors and possibly a few staff members. At table 7, a table full of young adventurous boys, one of the campers...

Fairy Godmother

Fairy Godmother If you’ve ever wondered if, or even how, you are making a difference, stop and listen to the voice of God through these strong little voices. A reminder was given to Grandma Karen as she was riding the bus with the young girls on their way to...

Home Away From Home

Home Away From Home There is no greater story than these powerful words written on the RISE Girls retreat by one of our longtime campers. When we wonder how God is using our camp, our volunteers, our programs. These words remind us that God works through us always....

Princess of Quite A Lot

Princess of Quite A Lot We have every opportunity to speak truth and life into our kids. Yesterday at Cosmic Day, a young girl found her name posted on the wall. All the counselors had written posters of encouragement with highlighters for each of their campers in...

Renewal and Rest

Renewal and Rest There are times in our lives, and in the lives of our campers, that are just plain hard. Survival is the name of the game. Through these seasons, when making it a month feels like a year, our campers covet and need your prayers for renewal and rest....

A Week of Prayer

A Week of Prayer As much as we love a fresh notebook and the crisp lines of a new pen, the start of a new school year can come with a lot of anxiety, pressure, uncertainty, and fear for our campers. Please join us in a week of prayer, talking with God each day of the...