Posts tagged with: i love camp

One of the most frequently asked questions we get when talking to first time parents is, “what does a day at camp look like?” At Camp Gilead, the planning behind a day of camp is carefully calculated and prepared so...
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Hello! My name is Melissa and I am the counselor of Cabin 7 for the second year in a row! This summer has been awesome so far and I have been making some fantastic memories with my fellow staff and...
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Why I Love Camp Ministry Last summer I spoke at Camp Gilead for Middle School Camp and then 2 weeks later I was in a van with our high schoolers on a 3,000 mile journey to attend another camp.  This...
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Elita Tippett – 7th grade Staying up late Swimming all day Camp Gilead Battles at the end of each day Those hot summer days That made my ice cream melt away Camp Gilead Shooting bb guns Or arrows, Canoeing Or dirt...
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The Story of the Dining Hall Adapted from a letter to Tabernacle Baptist,  from Pastor Forrest Johnson, Christmas 1958   The dining hall was one of the first buildings constructed when Forrest Johnson and his crew arrived at the Snoqualmie...
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Memories of Camp Gilead 1967-1972 Marilyn (Mehelich) Peck “What I remember …”  An excerpt from the Camp Gilead 60th Anniversary Cookbook A myriad of animals were loose inside the camp gates, so you had to be sure to keep the...
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I’ve had the privilege of speaking at summer camps for each of the past 17 years. During that time I’ve spoken in camps all over the country in camps that varied in style, size and purpose. I’ve spoken to places...
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There is something magical about being 1,500 miles away from home for two months spending every minute with people you have never met before.   When you first arrive, you are outside of your comfort zone. The only thing you initially...
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Hello! My name is Melissa Ruhlman, and this past summer I was the counselor of Cabin 7, (affectionately known as Castle 7 – home of the princess warriors)! I had one of the best summers of my entire life, and...
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Each summer for the past seven years, I have attended a Bible camp called Camp Gilead in Carnation, WA. This camp is very special to me. It has transformed my life and has strengthened my relationship with God in so...
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