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Why Camp

We were two days in to middle school camp and I had a middle school girl who refused to shower. We’d hiked up the mountain, played various outdoor games, slept in un-insulated cabins, but she wouldn’t budge. She did not want to shower. We all remember middle school. Those awkward days of not knowing your own body well enough to…

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Dear God

The sun creeped over the mountain in front of Rimrock this morning and 13 pairs of sleepy eyes opened in cabins 1, 2, 4 and 5. Today is the first day of Seekers Camp, where children from grades 3-5 are learning about God, themselves and others. After a warm breakfast of scrambled eggs and sausage, the campers and counselors headed…

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The start of the school year can be hectic. There’s supplies to buy, clothes to shop for, lunches to pack. Our lives are busy and our responsibilities are often demanding. When we go to camp, it gives us a chance to set those things aside and breathe. That’s the reason many of us are passionate about camp and enjoy it.…

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