Posts tagged with: summer camp

The Power of Camp – Hansel O’Neil                  Last summer (2014) I served as the boy’s counselor of Cabin 14.  I grew up very religious, but by God’s grace, I was given repentance of sin and faith in Lord Jesus...
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A Well-Worn Envelope In the fall of 1964 Pastor Forrest and Mary Johnson came to the Philippines to visit ABWE missionaries and graciously included us in their itinerary.  We had them flown into our village and they stayed overnight with...
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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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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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As I write this post, I am currently sitting outside surrounded by palm trees and banana plants with the sun already starting to warm the world. Thankfully the evenings and mornings are still cool enough to enjoy a nice cup...
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It is a pleasure to report to you again the great things that our Lord is doing at Camp Gilead.   He continues to use the camp environment to minister in the lives of many youth and adults. We are excited...
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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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If you come to a week or spend a summer on staff at Camp Gilead, you’ll learn a lot of things.  But here are some things you WON’T learn at camp… How to watch TV all day How to go...
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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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