July 2018

July 25, 2018

Merrowvista Chicken

Today was our first full day with a normal schedule! This meant Interest Groups galore, opportunities for campers to choose their own activities at Go …

July 24, 2018

A Typical Taco Tuesday!

This morning  we were woken up by the polar bear call as we rushed to get our bathing suits and jump in Lake Michigan. One …

July 24, 2018

The First Day – 7/23/18

The first full day of camp started out warm and misty. We gathered as a community for flag raising, a reflective and insightful morning activity …

July 23, 2018

Living The Mission Retreats 2018

Our experiences in AYF programs introduced us to living a four-fold balanced life, seeking to be our own, best self, and inspired us to live …

July 23, 2018

Boys Camp 4 Trails Update

Graceland has been quiet these past couple of days as most of our Four Trails campers are out experiencing some of the most beautiful parts …

July 23, 2018

Session B Begins!

Years ago, at summer camp, I learned a Turkish proverb: “Our skin is waterproof.” Rain is not ideal on opening day. It’s less fun to …

July 22, 2018

Rainy Goodbyes

In Girls Camp it was another gray day on Lake Michigan. This was appropriate because of the bittersweet nature of the day. We had to …

July 21, 2018

The Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow

This morning we were woken up by quite a beautiful sun shower. The sky opened up as the morning bell was rung, and after the …

July 18, 2018

What a Wonderful Wednesday at Girls Camp

This morning at Girls Camp we woke up to a chilly morning and an even chillier Polar Bear for all those who chose to jump …

July 18, 2018

Techno Taco Tuesday- A Boy’s Camp Tradition

Yesterday in Boy’s Camp, we had our first full typical day; full of Interest Groups like Woodshop, Archery, Fishing, Paddle Sports, Soccer, and even a …

July 18, 2018

Candlelight Sing

Yesterday the Farmhouse received a phone call from our fellow community member, the Loon Center.  Your camper has been practicing living in a community: their …

July 17, 2018

Boys Camp Four Trails Update

Camp has begun and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome so many Four Trails campers into the sacred sand dunes of Miniwanca. We’ll be …