Victory Circle Blog

Victory Circle Blog

fire supplies … getting ready!

We are just minutes away from some very excited program staffers to arrive!  Today marks the “official” start of summer camp … training for program staff this week, training for college staff & CITs next week, then family camp and...

…just stirring the coals of the fire!

Hello from the Camp Gilead Victory Circle!  It’s been QUITE some time since we’ve met here … and brrr… it IS a little cold right now.  We’re going to attempt to get THIS going (blog) again this year … because...

a new view of the fire…

High school camp – what a week! It’s always a high point of the summer – lots of programming, lots of energy, little sleep (who needs sleep???) … and tons of memories! This year’s high school camp definitely lived up...

it’s good to be back!

Although I’ve made several trips to the Victory Circle since last summer, both the physical location and this blog, this Friday marked the first trip back during a youth camp. I had almost forgotten how amazing it is to sit...

the first day of camp…

Hey – thanks for joining me at the victory circle today… Do you remember your first day of camp? This is not just ANY first day of camp – but the first day of camp for our staff as well!...

fun and games…in the SUN!

The Program Staff arrived on Tuesday! I can hardly believe it – we’ve had 3 straight days of gorgeous blue sunny skies and heat! As I got up this morning for an early AM walk – I was greeted with...

Another Summer Dawns…

Welcome back to the Victory Circle! It’s been a little damp around here BUT… IT IS SUMMER. Here in the NW we haven’t “really” experienced what we’d like to CALL summer…BUT – the Program Staff will arrive tomorrow morning at...

from dirtboard Jeremy

My family and so many others came to family camp and it was a great way to end the summer. To see the love that others have for each other and for God lets me know that camp is here...

Looking back…by Ben Nelson * Counselor

As I look back on this summer of camp, I can honestly say that my predictions of what camp was going to be like were 100% wrong. One example that I have of this can be taken from the first...

wow…by amy craig – counselor

Wow. That’s all I can really say. Camp was AMAZING this summer! Coming from California, not knowing anyone or how to do anything, I was very nervous about working at camp. But God definitely knew what He was doing when...