Finding Myself

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I’m sitting on a grassy lawn by the river, thinking about leaving Camp in a few weeks. Sometimes I wonder what have I done at Camp? What have I done to bless other people? What happened to me? As I look back over it, I realize a lot has happened to me. I’ve met a…

THANK YOU! – This Side of Heaven

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Written by: Brian Martin – Director The original idea of a boys camp in Pennsylvania was born out of an after church conversation between Dave Stoltzfus and Stan Hartzler in 1989. Since that time the involvement of many people has been amazing. Those early years before Bald Eagle Boys Camp enrolled its first boys were…

15 Years of Touching Lives

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Written by: Wes Groff, Gary Barnhart, & Vince Kauffman As I reflect over the last 15 years to those beginning days of Bald Eagle Boys Camp, I am filled with a deep sense of satisfaction and gratitude for the ways that God worked in my life. He led me to camp, and He was guiding…

Forty Boys at the Little Stone House

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Written by: Brian Martin – Director Just up the road a bit from camp is a little stone house. The house is situated off the road a bit against the front of the mountain. The mountain ascends behind the stone house to Bald Eagle Boys Camp up at the top of the mountain. For many…

Raising the Cooktent

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Written by: Nolan Group: Mountaineers Month: April Year: 2010 The cook tent is coming along. It has a rocket cooker and a hearth of course and right now we have all the post done, a beam, and a rail. Just soon we are going to put on our rafters and tarp before we know it….

How to build a tent

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building tent at Bald Eagle camp for boys

Written by: Shaquan Group: Adventurers Month: April Year: 2010 First you get the material. Next you skin the material. Next you take down the old tent. Then you take up the material to the pile. Next you plant post. After that you ask supervisors for the band-boards. Then you nail them to the post. After…

Preparation for Cooking

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cooking hamburgers

Written by: Nate Group: Prospectors Month: September Year: 2010 Cooking is a wonderful thing, but in order to cook you need to make a menu. When we make a menu we have a menu sheet that tells us what group its for and what meal and also what date. We fill that all out then…

Painted Bunting

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Written by: Johny Group: Prospectors Month: September Year: 2010 The Painted Bunting is a beautiful bird that has an amazing color. The colors that they have is a purple head, light green, red belly, and a red and black tail their size is about 5 1/2 inches. When the Painted Bunting is a juvenile, it…

Springtime

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Written by: Timothy Group: Prospectors Month: May Year: 2011 Guess what? Its spring time and it’s warming up quickly. What do you think spring is? I think spring is when flowers start blooming and birds start singing. Also we can play outdoor games more often. Plus we can go fishing. Did or didn’t you ever…

Turkey In The Hole

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Written by: Ricardo Group: Highlanders Month: November Year: 2011 For turkey in the hole the Highlanders have done many things to help out. There was a big pile of wood that needed to be split for turkey in the hole. So we all headed up to the playing field and started to split wood for…