a good day

The ApprenticesNews, Retreats and Rentals

Thursday, was a good day at camp. What defines a good day? Well, the sun was out, the birds were chirping, children were playing in the woods, and the weather was so warm you didn’t … Read More

a certain kind of magic

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When you go to camp as a kid, there’s a certain kind of magic that you experience.  There’s lots of sun, games and of course, plenty of dirt and sand. Unfortunately for most, you grow … Read More

a little warmer outside….

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It’s getting a little warmer outside! Do you know what that means?  Spring and summer are almost here! Last week at camp there were two things that dominated my schedule, but in different ways. One, … Read More

5th Graders Go Outdoors!

The ApprenticesNews, Outdoor Education

Each year, Rockford Christian’s 5th graders spend three days outdoors here at Camp Roger!  I had been waiting to work this week since the start of my apprenticeship.  What was so special about this week? … Read More

Out with the Old…

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Out with the old, in with the new. It is a brand new year! It’s time to say goodbye to 2017 and welcome 2018 with open arms. Last year was a big one for me. … Read More

Mission Moments

The ApprenticesNews, Outdoor Education

Right before Christmas break, the apprentices went to a seminar about “Telling Your Story” and learned specifically about mission moments. A mission moment (at camp specifically) would be a time in which someone notices the … Read More

Sadie’s First Sled

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I got Sadie’s first sled just two weeks ago. When I suggested that we go sledding, Sadie, my wife of one month, looked at me with a wary reluctance that one might expect from an … Read More

A Chance to Give Thanks

The ApprenticesDay Camp, Uncategorized

As the weather turns, the leaves darken and fall, and the outdoor education season slows, we have a chance to give thanks for the abundant blessings God have given us. And how appropriate to do … Read More