The Family Camp Blog

Instagram Contest!

This entry was posted on May 21 2015, by Tina and is filed under Family Camp Style, The Family Camp Blog

Show Us Your Family Camp Style! We’ve heard from you about how much you love wearing your Family Camp T-shirts (they are so comfy!). And we figure you’re wearing them now in anticipation of coming to the Canyon this summer. We want to see you in them! How to Enter the Family Camp Style Instagram […]

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Getting to Know You: Annie Hanks Ceramic Studio

This entry was posted on May 21 2015, by Tina and is filed under Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

Getting to Know You: Annie Hanks Ceramic Studio From time to time, we’d love to introduce you to some of the people behind the things you will find at camp. Today we interview Katherine Rogers and Stephanie Martin from Annie Hanks Ceramic Studio. They created the new Family Camp mugs that you will find in […]

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What My Parents Did Right: A Dad’s Perspective

This entry was posted on May 18 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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What My Parents Did Right: Shine Like a Star!

This entry was posted on May 11 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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Getting to Know You: Lauren Montalbano

This entry was posted on Apr 27 2015, by Tina and is filed under Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

As we head into Spring and graduation season, we like to honor some of our college juniors and seniors by highlighting them here on our blog. We’ll get to see some of them this summer, but others are already jumping into the “real world.” Regardless, they have loved and served our families well during their […]

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Getting to Know You: Trevor Schoen

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

As we head into Spring and graduation season, we like to honor some of our college seniors by highlighting them here on our blog. We’ll get to see some of them this summer, but others are already jumping into the “real world.” Regardless, they have loved and served our families well during their time with […]

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Emily Ballbach’s New Journey

This entry was posted on Apr 16 2015, by Will Stripling and is filed under Family Camp, Newsletter Archive, The Family Camp Blog

Get that ball back! Get that ball back! I remember it like it was yesterday; my first summer here, Emily Ballbach was introduced to a large staff gathering, and the entire crowd erupted with the phrase above. This is one of the many illustrations of the depth of Emily’s work, level of her relationships, and […]

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Getting to Know You: Katie Cooney and Stacie O’Shea

This entry was posted on Apr 10 2015, by Tina and is filed under Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

As we head into Spring and graduation season, we would like to honor some of our college seniors by highlighting them here on our blog. We’ll get to see some of them this summer, but others are already jumping into the “real world.” Regardless, they have loved and served our families well during their time […]

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Spiritual Disciplines: Solitude Is Hard

This entry was posted on Mar 27 2015, by Tina and is filed under Insights from Emily, Resources, The Family Camp Blog

Solitude Is Hard by Emily Ballbach Solitude is hard. Being alone can harken deep thoughts, and sometimes anxieties rise to the surface. It can call attention to the things in our hearts that we’d rather sweep under our soul’s thick rug. Or we may encounter a version of God that feels untouchable, distant, or vacant. […]

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Spiritual Disciplines: Inviting Jesus In

This entry was posted on Mar 25 2015, by Tina and is filed under Resources, The Family Camp Blog

Inviting Jesus In by Amy Rowe As the mother of two young children, I long for them to know the same Jesus who profoundly healed and changed me. Knowing about Jesus is easy enough to cover through Bible reading and Sunday School; but I also want them to know him – to taste and see that he is good – and to experience his presence. How do we invite Jesus […]

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