Words aren't enough to adequately capture the essence of what is occurring during junior camp. Adjectives, such as deafening chatter, rambunctious laughter, energetic children, help present an image in mind that can fuel the imagination but there's nothing like using pictures to describe an event. "A picture is worth a thousand words," they say, and so much is happening in … Continue reading A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words
The Juniors Have Arrived!!!! The second batch of campers have arrived and settled into the way of things quite nicely. We kicked off the day with the Pastor Keith Rusk's worship talk on David and Goliath. Diving head-in to the heart and spirit of camp, the junior campers went to their various activities- archery, … Continue reading It’s Begun.
Yesterday's rodeo and today's ski show are the highlighted events of the week. It gives campers an opportunity to show off the skills they've learned throughout the week in one night. The rodeo was a thrill. Music, screams, and laughter reverberated throughout the camp from the small confines of the horse barn arena. The arena … Continue reading It’s Their Time
"I like ropes because it goes really fast and refreshes me." -Benjamin Pablo "I like ceramics because I get to paint; I like ropes because I can swing from high heights." -Liselle Borges Laughter, excited screams, and chatter can be heard throughout the camp as the children become more comfortable with their cabin mates … Continue reading Take it From the Campers
Camp is more than just having fun and hanging out with friends; it's about making memories and building experiences. The appeal of camp and the honey-sweet memories lodged in parent's minds have compelled them to bring their young ones to enjoy the same experiences and growth as they did. Children, from all over, came yesterday … Continue reading Continuing the Experience
There's no denying that staff week is probably one of hardest yet enjoyable weeks of the summer. From meetings to manual labor to the staff party, the staff that is chosen every summer hit the ground running as soon as they arrive to prepare for the campers that will soon come the following week. This week … Continue reading The Reality of Staff Week
Scared. Helpless. Anxious. Unstable. These emotions took us, the 2017 summer staff of CYB, out of our element into another's world. We were paired off in two's, an older staff with a newer one, and were given the instructions to roam the campsite. The newer staff were blinded while those with more experience, led them around … Continue reading Seeing through Another’s Eyes