Camp News Fall 2019

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  Merlin Stoltzfus, from Gap, PA, moved home in November after serving as Chief of the Prospector Group. Lee Yoder from Auburn, KY, became Chief of the Prospectors in November. Levi Fisher, from Manns Choice, PA, joined the staff team in January to serve as Group Supervisor, after graduating as Chief of the Highlanders in November.

Wood Chips

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Written by: Vince Kauffman, Program Director                 Wilderness trips are an important part of our camp program. Before a group begins to plan, they will often come to a supervisor to explain their reasons for wanting to do a trip. One of those reasons is often “to have fun,” and while that alone is not…

Who Is Really Important Here?

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Written by: Brian Martin An important objective of camp is to help boys in the program form a positive view of themselves. To understand who we are in God’s eyes is a blessing. Many boys at camp have self esteem problems that make success impossible. We are made in God’s image according to Scripture. Everyone…

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…

Wood Chips: Spring 2010

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Written by: Jevon Miller – Supervisor This past winter has been full of activity even though the temperatures were encouraging everyone to hibernate in a warm and cozy spot. Boys at camp actually get excited about cold weather because of the different activities that become possible. Ice skating has been a favorite winter pastime this…

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…