Victory Circle Blog

Victory Circle Blog

Perspectives – by Jessica Cooper

Time flies! I can’t believe it’s our second to last week here at C+G! It has been a marvelous summer filled with memories and such grand times. Last week during high school camp I was able to interact with the...

Not always "easy" – by Anna Heins

I just finished up cleaning my cabin after a week of camp. This may sound perfectly normal, but it really wasn’t. Not the cleaning part, that is, but the cabin part. I am the day camp director and stepped up into...

On the Shoulders of Past Staff * by Nolan Cason

Greetings from Gilead! My name is Nolan Cason, and I’m the counselor of cabin 15. This is my first year here on staff at Gilead. Actually, it’s my first year here at all, and I’m enjoying this summer of service...

Still loving camp … after 32 years! – Junior Camp Pastor Curt Jones

My experience with Camp Gilead began 32 years ago, in the summer of 1981.  By that time I had been a pastor at my church in Portland for about six months, and I brought a group of middle school kids for a...

Having a Friend at Camp – by Toni Adame

Hey everyone! My name’s Toni, and I’m the counselor of cabin 3 here a Camp G. Anyways I’m just going to tell you about an experience I had last Thursday afternoon.             After dinner Tuesday evening I stopped by Kimberly’s...

Camp: A Chance to Be a Kid – by Hannah Knight

This past week has shown me how important a camp such as Camp Gilead is important. Obviously before, I thought this was a wonderful camp but it took a situation this past week to really show how important it is...

The Joy of the Gospel! – by Nolan Cason

Greetings faithful supporters of Camp Gilead! My name is Nolan Cason, and I’m serving as the counselor of cabin 15 throughout this summer. This is my first summer at Gilead in any capacity, but in a mere three weeks I’ve...

What IS it about Camp Gilead? – by Kim Anderson * Staff & Camper Mom

I love Camp Gilead. I love the work the Lord does there. I think every child needs to go there at least once in their lives. I didn’t grow up with my family going to family camp every year, I’m...

I Want to Stay At Camp Gilead Forever! – by Tyler Pagel * Staff Alumni

Looking back on my three summers at Gilead, my perspective has changed quite a bit. During my three summers on staff at camp, I knew I was in the middle of a life changing experience and I knew God had...

A Perfect Fit – by Melissa Ruhlman

Hello! My name is Melissa Ruhlman and I am a counselor at Camp Gilead this summer! I have been attending family camp and kids camps literally since I was born, but this is my first summer actually being on staff...