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Family Runs Deep in the Frio

This entry was posted on Oct 21 2014, by Tina and is filed under Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

  Family Runs Deep in the Frio Canyon by Susan Arnold Last month, we made our way to our family reunion in rural Kentucky. Over the river and through the woods (just as the song claims) led us to a gathering of our kin spanning the ages of 9 months to 95 years. It was […]

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Getting to Know You: T’Nikko Clarke

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

Getting to Know You: T’Nikko Clarke Tell me a little bit about yourself. I was born in the Bahamas. I have lived in Turks and Caicos since 2006. I am currently the Kids’ Counselor at Beaches Turks and Caicos Resort. I take the kids to do things like snorkeling and scuba diving, and I am […]

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An Unexpected Rest

This entry was posted on Sep 22 2014, by Tina and is filed under Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

An Unexpected Rest by TJ Wilson My husband Corbin came home one day last fall and told me that he signed us up for a weekend in the Spring of 2014 at Laity Lodge Family Camp. As our typical spring schedule clicked through my mind, I simply smiled and said, “Sure, sounds great,” thinking it […]

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Meet the Interns!

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

  Meet the Interns! So hopefully, you’ve had a chance to meet our new interns, Maryn Swierc and Forrest Parks. But you might be wondering what it is that they do? Well, besides fanning Emily with palm fronds and fetching her cool beverages in the Texas heat, here are a few things they tackle in […]

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Meet Forrest Parks!

This entry was posted on Sep 18 2014, by Tina and is filed under Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

  Getting to Know You: Forrest Parks Tell me a little bit about yourself, whatever background you’d like to share. I’m the third of four kids and I grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. I just graduated from Texas A&M with a degree in Industrial Distribution. This was my second summer in the Canyon. Last summer […]

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Meet Maryn Swierc!

This entry was posted on Sep 11 2014, by Tina and is filed under Family Camp, The Family Camp Blog

Getting to Know You: Maryn Swierc We have two amazing new interns working with our Family Camp staff. Today we are excited to introduce you to Maryn Swierc. Tell me a little bit about yourself, whatever background you’d like to share. I was born in San Antonio, Texas, grew up in Bulverde, Texas. I just […]

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Stay Connected This Fall

This entry was posted on Aug 12 2014, by Morgan Dooley and is filed under Family Camp, Newsletter Archive, The Family Camp Blog

Well, it’s hard to believe that only six weeks ago we were talking about training our staff for the summer. Now, here we are talking about what an incredible summer it has been! Our staff came from all around Texas and even from as far as the island of Turks and Caicos. This group of […]

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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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