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Auction Road Update

HOW TO GET TO THE AUCTION ON SATURDAY: Roads in Central VT were badly damaged during Hurricane Irene. Crews have worked hard. 100A is NOT open and will NOT be open on 9/24. Rt. 4, Rt. 100, Hale Hollow and Lynds hill are all OPEN. You will probably need to drive past “road closed” signs. Read More >

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Item of the Day: Day of Carpentry Work

Hi Friends, It’s almost time for the Annual Benefit Auction! Here’s the item I want to bring to your attention now. Today’s Item: A day of carpentry!  Build some shelves, fix your deck, or start on a new project.  If you know a flood victim, offer these necessary services to them.  Paul Derksen of Turning Leaf Houserights has Read More >

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Item of the Day: Ibex Jackets

Hi Friends, It’s almost time for the Annual Benefit Auction! Here’s the item I want to bring to your attention now. Today’s Item: Ibex Solace Jackets!  Men’s Medium and Men’s Large (1 each). Donor: Rich and Lucy Landis. Learn more: ibex.com.  These jackets are light and warm.  They are wind & water resistant (that’s how they have to Read More >

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Item of the Day: Help Flood Victims!

Hi Friends: It’s almost time for the Annual Benefit Auction! Here’s the item I want to bring to your attention today. Today’s Item: Well, it’s sort of an item.  Remember Hurricane Irene?  A major flood hit central Vermont (see some flooding near camp). Guess where many of the businesses that give to our auction live?  Central Vermont. Read More >

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Item of the Day: Adirondack Chairs

Hi again: It’s almost time for the Annual Benefit Auction! Here is today’s highlight. Bid online or come to camp Sept. 24 to win this item. Today’s Item: Adirondack Chairs – two, handcrafted, Red Cedar chairs. Made by long-time carpenter (and BBC supporter), Dave Beidler these chairs are always in high demand. Donor: Dave Beidler. Learn Read More >

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Item of the Day: Forest Savers

It’s almost time for the Annual Benefit Auction! In honor of that event, I’ll be blogging one very short post each day until the day before the auction (happening September 24 here at camp). Auction Item of the Day: 1 Full day of work on your property by Forest Savers. They can build you trails, take Read More >

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Sojourner 2011, How have you changed?

Reflecting on this video I realize that it brings the summer full circle. One of the first videos I made this summer after interviewing staff was also “How have you changed?”. Now here I am 32 clips later having made a similar one out of the answers the teens gave this past week. Thinking back to my Read More >

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Sojourner 2011 Pictures

This week was a whirlwind of activities and I must have been there to photograph about three of them. I’m disappointed that I wasn’t able to capture more, but these at least give an idea of all the crazy fun that was had.

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Sojourner 2011, Why do we sing? & What does worship mean to you?

To continue with my investigation of singing at camp I decided to ask the teens these more challenging questions. Psalm 100: 1-4 explains how God calls us to sing and worship Him: Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands. Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing. Know ye Read More >

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