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Benefits of Camp Proven by Research

Posted on March 14, 2016 by Catherine Ross At the request of the Ottawa Parenting Times, Catherine Ross, Communications Officer for the Canadian Camping Association wrote this article for publication in their magazine.  Children benefit greatly from going to camp. Camp directors have observed this since campers started attending Canadian camps over a hundred years ago. Parents discover this when …

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You Know You Are A Camp Person When …

80% of your clothing shows evidence of paint. Abnormality is a compliment. All your coworkers could be clinically classified as pyromaniacs, multiple personalities, or obsessive compulsive. Being at home makes you homesick. Dressing up only involves slightly cleaner clothes. Everything you have has your initials on it. Most of your stories start with “and then there was this one time, …

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Value of Christian Summer Camp

One of the best things we did was to send our girls to Christian summer camp. It was at camp that they learned to spread their wings – and perhaps even first realized they had them. They absorbed faith deep into their beings. They were pulled, pushed and stretched into new experiences, both physical and spiritual. They have been built …

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Do Not Be Conformed

Read Romans 12: 1-2. Write down some ways you could easily be tempted to “conform to the pattern of this world.” You will spend nearly every day of your earthly life surrounded by unbelievers. But, while you must have contact with the world, you are commanded to avoid copying “the pattern of this world.” That was Israel’s problem. The people …

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EVERY CHILD SHOULD EXPERIENCE CHRISTIAN CAMPING

Controlled Independence Camp is a great opportunity to learn a little independence, but still have plenty of adult supervision. Mom isn’t hovering about reminding them to brush their teeth and make their bed. But it’s not a free-for-all, either. Kids learn responsibility and independence by keeping their bunks tidy, keeping their clothes together, and being ready on time…all under the supervision of adult leaders. Positive Role …

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Helping to grow

We are helping young boys and girls grow up into strong Godly men and women. At Cherith, campers have adventures outdoors, they build confidence, they learn to be part of a community, and most importantly, they find God.

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The Best Investment: 6 Reasons to Send Your Children to Summer Camp

What compelled me to be a camp director, to make this life-changing decision? To take on a job with more responsibility and stress, and less pay while my children were in their formative years? Because my life was changed at camp and I knew this was my opportunity to give back. A little bit about me. I grew up in …

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The Summer That Changed My Life

Staff I just wanted to thank you so much for hiring me this summer and the previous one.  I cannot begin to explain what an impact that first summer had on my relationship with God.  I learned so much in such a little amount of time.  The nurturing environment and loving and fun atmosphere of camp is truly one-of-a-kind.  I …

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Magical Moment

Many of my best adolescent memories were formed in the quasi-magical confines of summer camp. From the excitement of finding out what team I would be on to the thrill of the weekly variety show, camp was without a doubt the highlight of my year. The experiences and memories would eventually form the foundation for a career in the camping …

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So what is it about Camp Cherith that makes it such a powerful experience?

Camp Cherith is community; a safe Christian community where your son or daughter will experience biblical principles in relationship, through modeling and guided practice led by carefully trained Christian staff members. Camp is basic. Unplugged from technology, campers can concentrate on what’s really important – developing authentic relationships with God and others. Time spent in God’s Word during personal quiet …

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