Newsletter Archive

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 Newsletter Archive

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 Newsletter Archive

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

This entry was posted on Jul 22 2015, by Morgan Dooley and is filed under Newsletter Archive

Lunchbox Ideas 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 the […]

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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 Newsletter Archive

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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February 2013: The Power of Expectation

This entry was posted on Dec 12 2013, by Tina and is filed under Newsletter Archive

February 2013 2013 promises to be an exciting time for Family Camp. We’ve already begun hosting families in the Canyon and in just a few short months we will be welcoming the first campers into Headwaters. We are so thankful for all of your gifts to our new facility, including over $61,000 in Gift Catalog […]

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January 2013: Together

This entry was posted on Dec 12 2013, by Tina and is filed under Newsletter Archive

January 2013 January hands us a clean slate to start our new year. A rush of resolution-making and endless possibilities surround us, egging us on to fill up our blank calendars. In the midst of the enthusiasm, resolve this year to leave a little white space on your page. Rest and quality time together are […]

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March 2013: Why You’re Never Too Old for Read Aloud

This entry was posted on Dec 12 2013, by Tina and is filed under Newsletter Archive

March 2013 Reading has created some special memories with my children. We’ve explored new places, experienced adventures, encountered new people and creatures, and learned much about life and ourselves. As we approach the opening of Headwaters, we’re adding some final touches to help your family create many special memories. During the month of April, you […]

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December 2012: The Christmas Basket

This entry was posted on Jan 12 2013, by Tina and is filed under Christmas Traditions, Newsletter Archive, The Family Camp Blog

Dear Friends, Merry Christmas from the Canyon! This month we’re talking about Christmas traditions in our newsletter and on our blog. We hope those conversations will spark memories of your own or inspire you as you make your own memories this year. Thanks to all of you who have generously given through our Gift Catalog. […]

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November 2012: Jesus Came…Dust and All

This entry was posted on Jan 12 2013, by Tina and is filed under Newsletter Archive

Dear Friends, The leaves are changing colors in the Canyon. Thanksgiving is around the corner, with Christmas not far behind. For many of us, this season brings stress, rather than joy. Anticipation of the end, rather than anticipation of the coming. In our newsletters and on our blog this season, we’ll be exploring ways to […]

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October 2012: Choosing Sides

This entry was posted on Jan 12 2013, by Tina and is filed under Newsletter Archive

What if you could facilitate family renewal AND get your¬†Christmas shopping done early, all in one fell swoop? We are excited to share with you the Family Camp Gift Catalog where you can contribute to Laity Lodge Family Camp and honor someone with your tax deductible contribution. With the opening of our new site, Headwaters, […]

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