Camp 2012 Blog

Looking back at Camp

Posted by on August 24, 2012 at 9:26 pm

Camp is over for another year. Everyone has returned home and the tiredness is a fading memory. Not so the enjoyment of the activities and games. The in-jokes and silly minibus songs live on as we make new friends on facebook, tag photos and share stories.

Friday 17th August.

Posted by on August 17, 2012 at 10:58 pm

Last day! Apologies for the huge delay in the last blog entry. Today was an action packed day and no mistake. Today was our day out in Ambleside. We had concocted a wide game called ‘Ambleside monopoly’, in which the campers had to collect houses by finding and taking photographs of street names. We also […]

Thursday 16th August

Posted by on August 17, 2012 at 2:54 pm

Activities day 3 This morning’s wakeup exercise was a ball game on the school playground/car park which got the campers wide awake and ready to listen carefully to Phil talking about staying focused in the Christian life (younger campers) and Jeff talk about taking inspiration from heroes of faith (older campers). Yet again the weather […]

Wednesday 15th August

Posted by on August 15, 2012 at 7:59 pm

Activities day two. Musical chairs was enthusiastically played after breakfast to get us all awake for the meetings. The campers listened well and engaged in the group readings and answering questions. To say that this afternoon was wet one, would be a gross understatement. The Lake district finally showed its true colours, and it howled […]

Tuesday 14th August

Posted by on August 14, 2012 at 6:52 pm

The Walk Day! Some of us were a bit apprehensive and skeptical about how fun today would be because it was… the walk day! To our surprise – We all really enjoyed it, particularly when we stopped off half way for a paddle in the river… or for some, a complete soak! This morning the younger campers looked again at […]

Monday 13th August

Posted by on August 13, 2012 at 7:34 pm

Activities begin Today we really started getting into the routine of camp. In our morning meeting Jeff Haskins spoke to the older campers on the resurrection and ascension of Jesus, and Tom Johnson spoke on Faith. The campers really listened well and took in what was said. Then lunch, after which the activities for the day started. […]