Camp 2015 Blog

Day 7 – Christmas Day in an evening!

Posted by on August 21, 2015 at 10:00 pm

The last full day of Compass Camp 2015 began with the usual whistle and wake up call of “Morning Campers”, the start of a day that was going to end in a very unusual way with a Christmas Day experience. Before the evening there were other last events for this year’s camp. Firstly¬†the morning meeting […]

Day 6 – Christmas Eve!

Posted by on August 20, 2015 at 8:17 pm

It’s Christmas Eve! Today we woke to rain, probably as close to snow as we’ll get in August, which soon cleared to a breezy yet sunny day; perfect weather for the day’s adventures of canoeing and gorge-scrambling (or gully-bashing or ghyll-scrambling – take your pick!). The girls proved to be far more coordinated than the […]

Day 5 – More activities!

Posted by on August 19, 2015 at 8:45 pm

Phew! What a busy day Wednesday was. After breakfast it was time to get those dancing shoes on, this time for a game of musical statues. These games before the talk ensure the campers are wide awake although, rocking to Christmas songs in the middle of August out on the school car park sometimes attracts […]

Day 4 – Camp walk

Posted by on August 18, 2015 at 8:38 pm

Good morning campers! That’s the first thing you hear as Brian blows the whistle to get everyone up. Off they go to the showers and then from there they get ready for the day by making lunch sandwiches. Before the teaching session, there is the normal warm up to make sure everyone is awake and […]

Day 3 – Adventure activities day!

Posted by on August 17, 2015 at 7:20 pm

Today has been another busy day on Camp. Gathering outside after breakfast, we played a game of chain tig, to wake up any sleepy campers before the morning meeting. Today’s talk was about the Samaritan woman who met Jesus at the well, and raced off to tell everyone she knew about Him. Tom challenged us […]

Day 2 – Church, beach and Christmas dinner!

Posted by on August 16, 2015 at 8:21 pm

Today was the first full day on camp, and we got off to a good start by going to church in Ulverston! ¬†Jeff did the first talk of the week, which was about how the wise men went to see Jesus when he was born, and how their immediate reaction was to worship him, which […]