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Why Camp Cherith?

There are so many options for your children out there. Summers can be full of summer classes, sports, vacation and so much more. So why is the investment in camp so important? Camp gives kids the chance to be themselves and find their purpose. At Camp Cherith, young boys and girls will be loved and mentored by great adult role …

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Something Special About Cherith

Over this year it has become apparent to me that there is something very unique and special about Camp Cherith It might be the friendships that have been formed over the years, perhaps it is the high quality camp program that comes at an affordable rate, or simply because it is a special place where you experience the touch of …

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Why I Love Camp Cherith

Imagine a place where the kids outnumber the adults and you get to try something new every day. Imagine making new friends and not seeing your parents for a WEEK! Imagine campfires,  and sunshine.  Imagine a place where all the staff have silly nicknames like Reepicheep, Chief, Daisy, and French Fry, and Squishy.  Imagine a place where God is worshiped everyday.  …

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#WhyCampCherith

There are so many options for your children out there. Summers can be full of summer classes, sports, vacation and so much more. So why is the investment in camp so important? Camp gives kids the chance to be themselves and find their purpose. At Camp Cherith, young boys and girls will be loved and mentored by great adult role …

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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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