Victory Circle Blog

Victory Circle Blog

can it be???

How does this happen? We just began our last week of youth camp! Our staff welcomed 180+ resident campers and 40+ day campers this morning! They came in this morning…excited and ready for a week of memory making and fun!...

…from Ali Williams, Counselor Cabin #2

This week has been a scorcher, but we’ve found creative ways to keep cool. My favorite way was having a firetruck come and spray from its hose so that the water rained down on the campers! And I’ve really seen...

what makes a camp counselor smile?

Welcome back! It was another HOT day today…not quite like yesterday, but we still kept the kids drinking from the water fountain, filling their water bottles and lathering up with sunscreen! Today was the Camper Carnival – so we attempted...

the pool is cool…

Wow! What a day it has been today! I think I personally put my swimsuit on at least 5 times today! :) Here’s a little peek into how we managed to stay cool throughout the day here at Gilead while...

fire…and water!

Welcome back to the campfire…although sitting around a fire in this heat is not a place I’d like to be for very long…! But it is good to hang out with you this morning! So – we said good bye...

sights & sounds from the Friday night fire…

Heard at tonight’s campfire… “Wednesday night I rededicated my life to Jesus” “I want to go back to school and tell my friends about my faith” “I don’t want to be ashamed of my Christianity” “I got saved on Wednesday...

from tyler pagel…counselor cabin 15

Our God is so awesome! I am reminded of that on a daily basis and yesterday God really continued to show how powerful and mighty He is. I was able to do several 1 on 1’s yesterday and connected with...

…the call…

It happens almost weekly here at Gilead. Sometimes it almost becomes routine. But it is ANYTHING BUT routine. It is the call of God in someone’s life. And we witnessed it tonight in chapel. Our speaker – Dennis Smith –...

from Josh Mallory … Full Time Staff…Maintenance

Camp Gilead is an amazing place. I have been serving here at Gilead for 10 years, working as maintenance, and still am amazed by what God does here in the campers lives, the staffs lives, and my life. I would...

high school camp high…or is it lack of sleep?

You know that feeling you get when you are running on empty…with only a few hours of sleep in your “energy bank?” Sometimes you feel euphorically excited…full of energy and enthusiasm. But sit down for a few minutes (like Sunday...