The Family Camp Blog

Meet Lauren Niehues

This entry was posted on Aug 19 2015, by Tina and is filed under Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

Getting to Know You: Lauren Niehues, LLFC Intern Today we want to introduce you to one of our amazing interns, Lauren Niehues! You may have met Lauren over the summer, but now you can get to know her a little bit better. Tell us a little bit about yourself, whatever background you’d like to share. […]

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Meet Richie Reitmann

This entry was posted on Aug 17 2015, by Tina and is filed under Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

Getting to Know You: Richie Reitmann, LLFC Intern Today we want to introduce you to one of our amazing interns, Richie Reitmann! You may have met Richie over the summer, but now you can get to know him a little bit better.   Tell me a little bit about yourself, whatever background you’d like to […]

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Meet Cary Hendricks

This entry was posted on Aug 13 2015, by Tina and is filed under Director's Desk, Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

Getting to Know You: Cary Hendricks, LLFC Senior Director Tell me a little bit about yourself, whatever background you’d like to share. I grew up in The Woodlands, north of Houston, and have lived in Texas for most of my life.  I attended Austin College in Sherman, Texas, where I majored in Religious Studies and […]

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Welcome Cary Hendricks (Senior Director) and William Collins (Director of Operations)

This entry was posted on Jul 22 2015, by Morgan Dooley and is filed under Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

We are pleased to announce after an extensive recruitment and interview process, that two new leaders have been selected from within The H. E. Butt Family Foundation to provide vision and oversight for Laity Lodge Family Camp (LLFC).   Cary Hendricks has been named Senior Director of LLFC. After two successful years in leadership at Laity […]

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Say-So

This entry was posted on Jul 22 2015, by Morgan Dooley and is filed under Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

Say-So by Emily Ballbach It all started about five years ago. My friend Angela Aadahl invited me to the Texas Hill Country during a staff training week to guide students through worship and devotionals as they prepared to be Laity Lodge Youth Camp counselors for the summer. Little did I know, I would join the […]

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Lunchbox Ideas: Broccoli Salad

This entry was posted on Jul 22 2015, by Morgan Dooley and is filed under Family Camp Style, The Family Camp Blog

Broccoli Salad Recipe by Matt Huffman Broccoli Salad was a popular hit at Family Camp this summer, so we thought we would share the recipe! As you can see, it is fairly easy to make. Some people say it actually tastes better the second day, after the dressing has had a chance to meld with […]

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The Best Week of Our Lives

This entry was posted on Jul 22 2015, by Morgan Dooley and is filed under Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

The Best Week of Our Lives by Denise Stripling We at LLFC can sum up our 2015 summer with one phrase: “The Best Week of Our Lives!” Family Camp served 143 families, totaling 632 campers, over the course of five weeklong sessions this summer. Families experienced many breathtaking moments zip-lining through the Canyon, catapulting across […]

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What My Parents Did Right: The Power of Staying

This entry was posted on Jul 20 2015, by Tina and is filed under Resources, The Family Camp Blog

In our world of public shaming and pointing fingers, we are hard pressed to find the stories about things that went well. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be hearing from some sons and daughters about what their parents (or in-laws) did right. We think it’s important to highlight the good that is happening in […]

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Art Matters: Lessons in Mystery

This entry was posted on Jul 18 2015, by Tina and is filed under Devotional, The Family Camp Blog

This week our friends at The High Calling are discussing the topic Art Matters. As with last week’s topic of Imagination, we couldn’t help but see how important a conversation this is to families as well. We hope you are inspired by the thoughts you find here this week! Lessons in Mystery by Maryn Swierc, […]

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Art Matters: Embracing Possibility

This entry was posted on Jul 17 2015, by Tina and is filed under Devotional, The Family Camp Blog

This week our friends at The High Calling are discussing the topic Art Matters. As with last week’s topic of Imagination, we couldn’t help but see how important a converation this is to families as well. We hope you are inspired by the thoughts you find here this week! Embracing Possibility by Cindee Re I’ve […]

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