The Family Camp Blog

Letting His Love Increase

This entry was posted on Jul 29 2014, by Tina and is filed under Resources, The Family Camp Blog

Letting His Love Increase by Dr. Helen Fagan “Mom, did you know things that don’t make sense, aren’t always bad for you?” proclaimed my then 12-year-old son. Jonathan’s keen sense of justice and his passion for those different than him have always been something that caused great tension between us. I worried, as all Moms […]

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The Definition of Outrageous Hospitality

This entry was posted on Jul 17 2014, by Christy Richardson and is filed under Family Camp Style, Newsletter Archive, The Family Camp Blog

What is Outrageous Hospitality? Laity Lodge Family Camp defines it as: Sharing the love of Christ without using words by sacrificially putting others’ needs in front of your own. How does this look? When training our staff, I frequently refer to Philippians 2:1-5  as a reminder to “not only look out for your own personal interests, […]

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Life in Digital: Robot Wars!

This entry was posted on Jul 16 2014, by Tina and is filed under Life in Digital, The Family Camp Blog

What Can Robots Teach Your Family About God? by Marcus Goodyear This summer out at camp, we offered “Robot Wars” again! During this fun, light-hearted afternoon activity, families built, programmed, and controlled ninja robots together using cutting-edge Lego EV3 kits. Why robots? Most people have an uneasy relationship with technology these days. Sure, TED provides […]

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Kisses and Candy

This entry was posted on Jul 15 2014, by Tina and is filed under Devotional, The Family Camp Blog

Kisses and Candy by Melissa Payne “Sawyer, what makes you happy?” I asked my six-year-old son one day after church. “Oh, that’s an easy question!  My mommy’s kisses…and candy!  So, can we have candy now?” I have to admit, when I think of happiness, like Sawyer, I often think of things that are easy, sweet […]

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Risk and Reward: Interview with Cary Hendricks

This entry was posted on Jul 09 2014, by Tina and is filed under Resources, The Family Camp Blog

Risk and Reward in the Young Professional Years An Interview with LLYC Echo Valley Director Cary Hendricks This week our friends at The High Calling are discussing the risks and rewards during our young professional years. Here over at Family Camp, we had a chance to chat with some of the staff in the Canyon […]

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Risk and Reward: Interview with Ryan Hernandez

This entry was posted on Jul 08 2014, by Tina and is filed under Resources, The Family Camp Blog

Risk and Reward in the Young Professional Years An Interview with LLYC Kitchen Manager Ryan Hernandez This week our friends at The High Calling are discussing the risks and rewards during our young professional years. Here over at Family Camp, we had a chance to chat with some of the staff in the Canyon about […]

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Risk and Reward: Interview with Emily Ballbach

This entry was posted on Jul 07 2014, by Tina and is filed under Insights from Emily, Resources, The Family Camp Blog

Risk and Reward in the Young Professional Years An Interview with LLFC Associate Director Emily Ballbach This week our friends at The High Calling are discussing the risks and rewards during our young professional years. Here over at Family Camp, we had a chance to chat with some of the staff in the Canyon about […]

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Photographing Fireworks

This entry was posted on Jul 02 2014, by Tina and is filed under Resources, The Family Camp Blog

Tips for Photographing Fireworks Fourth of July is upon us, and many of us want capture to the gorgeous fireworks displays we will gather to watch. Here are a couple tips for photographing those moments. 1) Turn off your flash. If you’re just shooting the fireworks, your flash won’t help you. It only illuminates a […]

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The Family Photo

This entry was posted on Jul 01 2014, by Tina and is filed under Resources, The Family Camp Blog

Did you know that Family Camp is on Pinterest? We’ve got some great ideas pinned for your next family photo, and what better place to do them than in the Canyon? This summer we’ve been taking our family photos to the next level by finding different locations and working through more than one pose. You’ll […]

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Capturing Summer

This entry was posted on Jun 30 2014, by Tina and is filed under Resources, The Family Camp Blog

  Capturing Summer by Tamara Lackey When we think of kids on their summer vacation, we picture freedom–freedom to explore, to play, to travel, to try new adventures; freedom to simply stand there and dream. When I’m looking to showcase that freedom in children, the first thing I do is determine what kind of photograph […]

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