Resources

Wild Things: Axis Deer

This entry was posted on Nov 04 2015, by Tina and is filed under Resources, The Family Camp Blog

Description: Axis Deer are one of the more popular exotic species. They are native to India where they are known as “chital.” They are a moderately large, spotted deer. Bucks usually grow large antlers with 3 tines on each side. Due to elk type teeth, they make a high pitched whistling sound. Does will produce […]

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A City Girl’s Perspective on Nature

This entry was posted on Nov 02 2015, by Tina and is filed under Resources, The Family Camp Blog

City Girl’s Perspective on Nature by Nichole McKern I am about as “un-naturey” as they come. Given the choice I will pick the big city with its bright, flashing lights and noisy streets over country roads, twinkling stars, and the quiet air. I need a hotel stay over a camping site. But since we have […]

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Property Care: Composting

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

Property Care: Composting an interview with Matt Huffman Why did you start composting in the Canyon? We started composting at the Headwaters site in October 2014 per a desire I have had since being involved with the Foundation to help alleviate at least a portion of our waste stream coming out of Family Camp. My real […]

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Lunchbox Ideas: Applewiches

This entry was posted on Sep 24 2015, by Morgan Dooley and is filed under Newsletter Archive, Resources, The Family Camp Blog

Most families who have food allergies know how hard it is to find good alternatives to send with their kids for lunch. Making a gluten-free pizza crust that is transportable the next day is possible, but most likely will still be like eating a cardboard circle with some sauce and cheese. In our house, not […]

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Lunchbox Ideas: S’Mores Trail Mix

This entry was posted on Aug 18 2015, by Morgan Dooley and is filed under Resources, The Family Camp Blog

S’mores Trail Mix by Matt Huffman Whoever said s’mores were reserved for enjoying around the campfire in the summertime is either sadly mistaken or can’t give up the nostalgia of the American pastime around the fire. But, why not remind our kids of the times they had this summer making s’mores with a snack mix […]

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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: The Generous Nature of Art

This entry was posted on Jul 15 2015, by Tina and is filed under Family Camp, Resources, 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! The Generous Nature of Art by […]

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Imagination: A Serious Cure

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

This week our friends at The High Calling are discussing “The Work of Imagination”. We use our imaginations a lot within our families, so we’ve asked a couple friends to share with us their thoughts. Imagination: A Serious Cure by Trey Smith “When I was ten, I read fairy tales in secret and would have […]

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Imagination: Using Your Superpower for Good

This entry was posted on Jul 08 2015, by Tina and is filed under Resources, The Family Camp Blog

This week our friends at The High Calling are discussing “The Work of Imagination”. We use our imaginations a lot within our families, so we’ve asked a couple friends to share with us their thoughts. Imagination: Using Your Superpower for Good by Ben Connelly Within the past week, I’ve flown an airplane, eaten a cupcake […]

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What My Parents Did Right: Life as a Learning Opportunity

This entry was posted on Jun 22 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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