Camp News Summer 2019

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Clayton Shenk, from Harrison, AR, joined the staff team in January to serve as Chief of the Highlanders. Doug & Liz Yutzy, from Yoder, KS, moved home in May after serving as Group Supervisor.

Nothin’ Crossed Off

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Written by: Matthew-Highlanders Have you ever heard the words that pretty much promise a good cookout? Let me give you a scenario. You’re sitting in Chuckwagon, watching the final moments of the movie. You sleepily glance at your watch. 8:23. The film ends, and Chief Erwin flips on the lights and grabs the nearest supervisor….

Wood Chips

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Wilderness trips are an important part of our camp program. Boys learn how to solve problems and function together in an environment that they naturally thrive in, and this includes trips.

God’s Beautiful World

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Written by: Cameron Group: Mountaineers Month: November Year: 2017   You might think studying in the middle of the woods is really sweet. Well, you’re right. But instead, picture yourself sitting on a 35 ft. tall rock overlooking hundreds of other beautiful rocks, trees, shrubs, and moss. Isn’t it beautiful? Oh, remember this is a…

Skating!

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Written by: Caleb- Prospector Tuesday was not an average day because we did not write plans that afternoon. We decided to write plans on Sunday, so the whole afternoon was free. Everyone wanted to go skating so we did. We took siesta on the bus trip down, and a little after. There we started skating….

Sauna at Scootac

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Written by: Matthew- Highlanders How do you accomplish a sauna when Scootac is sealed beneath 7-8 inches of ice? You grab an ax and get chopping. That’s what Chief Levi did today at the Highlanders’ first sauna of 2018 (my first sauna, by the way). Chief Levi and Jacob got a fire going on top…

Why to Have a Good Attitude

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Name: Devyn Group: Highlanders Month: October Year: 2017   Today I’m going to talk about why you should have a good attitude on a hiking trip. The first reason is that it keeps everybody moving. You could yell, “This is boring,” which would destroy everybody’s spirit. Or you could yell at the start of an…