Family Camp

Celebrating 60 Years

This entry was posted on Jun 27 2014, by Tina and is filed under Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the purchase of the 1,900-acre Wolfe Ranch property near Leakey, Texas, by Deborah Butt Rogers’ grandparents, Mary and Howard Butt, Sr.  In a recent edition of Laity Connections, Deborah shared some of her grandmother’s journal entries from 1954. “Today, I am fifty-one. Howard and I have been wondering […]

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Getting to Know You: Ginny Walters

This entry was posted on Jun 19 2014, by Tina and is filed under Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

We have an incredible staff out in the Canyon this summer. Today, we’d like to introduce you to Ginny Walters. 1) Tell me a little bit about yourself. I’m currently a sophomore at THE University of Texas at Austin, majoring in Supply Chain Management and Latin (yes, really Latin). In Austin I am a wyldlife […]

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With Loving Care

This entry was posted on Jun 16 2014, by Tina and is filed under Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

Pulling off Hwy 83, crossing the threshold from pavement to caliche, stopping by Antenna for a breathtaking view of the canyon and a windy photo shoot…..if I’m not in tears by now, then I’m lying. You see, for the past 17 years, Laity Lodge has had hold of my heart. First as a staff member […]

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The Definition of Amazing

This entry was posted on Jun 06 2014, by Morgan Dooley and is filed under Family Camp, Newsletter Archive, The Family Camp Blog

  The definition of amazing—Webster defines it as: Causing amazement, great wonder, or surprise But, I define it as a few hundred high school and college kiddos who selflessly head to the H. E. Butt Foundation Camp and prepare for God’s work. There’s a lot of truth to the phrase, “The student becomes the teacher.” I […]

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From the Canyon: Staff Week

This entry was posted on Jun 05 2014, by Tina and is filed under Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

    Our staff has been busy preparing for your arrival in the Canyon. They go through training and team-building so they are ready to serve you well. Here are some glimpses into the week. Moving out to camp Team building activity to help build a cohesive team, right before our staff learned more about […]

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Getting to Know You: Kagney Kordzik

This entry was posted on May 14 2014, by Tina and is filed under Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

Kagney Kordzik has worked with us at Laity Lodge Family Camp for some time, and we love her! We’d love for you to take a couple minutes to get to know her better. 1) Tell me a little bit about yourself. My name is Kagney Kordzik. I’m a 21-year old, 2010 Tivy grad from Kerrville, […]

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An Abundance of Blessing

This entry was posted on Apr 28 2014, by Tina and is filed under Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

An Abundance of Blessing by Jeff Ayers We wanted to pass along that our weekend at Family Camp was again a tremendous blessing for our family.  This was our third time to visit and the first time at the new Headwaters Camp.  Such an incredible job has been done with the facilities and the staff […]

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Getting to Know You: Meredith Cain

This entry was posted on Apr 24 2014, by Tina and is filed under Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

We have some amazing interns who work with Family Camp throughout the year. Today, we want to give you a little bit of time with LLFC Intern Meredith Cain. 1) Tell me a little bit about yourself. I went to Texas A&M University and graduated with a Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences degree May of […]

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Getting to Know You: Emily Ballbach

This entry was posted on Apr 10 2014, by Tina and is filed under Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

Today we are excited to play 20 Questions with Family Camp Associate Director Emily Ballbach. 1) Tell me a little bit about yourself, whatever background you’d like to share. I was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania but grew up in Seattle, Washington. I spent my college years in LA attending Biola University, went to Seminary at […]

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A Texas Transition

This entry was posted on Apr 07 2014, by Tina and is filed under Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

The Reichle family recently moved to Texas and attended one of our Family Camp weekends. They were gracious to share their story with us. A Texas Transition by Jennifer and Phillip Reichle As we were packing up our car to leave family camp, a young college worker asked me what was my favorite part of […]

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