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Discover 2011, Something New

This week I decided to change up the “What is something new you have learned” question and focus in on some of the interest groups. There was everything from crazy hair dos to duck tape wallets.

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Discover 2011, Fun and Friendship

A photo montage showing the campers forming friendships and just having fun. And the best part… frolicking as a part of capture the frisbee.

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Annual Sunday Service (Church)

Each year, the Bethany Birches Staff, Board and Volunteers present a Sunday morning worship service and BBQ Lunch. This year, it’s going to be July 10 at camp, from 10am through lunch. Shoot, if you’d like to join us at our Annual Association Gathering, you can do that too! See you there? Tuna

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Discover 2011, Favorite Activities

This week was the first of the summer to play mission impossible. At every camp I’ve ever been to, this game has been the craze and so I was not surprised that many campers chose it has their favorite camp activity. I love seeing the campers’s excitement, there is an incredible energy surrounding this game. Read More >

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Discover 2011, Why Camp?

This week during registration we had a chalk board set up in the center of the pavilion. I wrote the questions: why camp?,  How are you feeling about being at camp? and What is your favorite camp activity? and then encouraged campers to write their answers while I filmed. On monday, I continued to ask Read More >

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Counselor Snaps on the BBC Experience

Dear BBC Campers, It gives me such great joy to tell you about my experience at camp.  I had always wanted to be a counselor at a camp somewhere, and I finally got the opportunity last summer (2010), at a small place on a hill in Plymouth, VT, called Bethany Birches Camp, or as I like Read More >

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Pioneer 2011, What have you learned?

I had no idea what to expect when I started asking this question. Had they really taken fireside and shelter chats to heart, enough to remember something meaningful? Well, I underestimated 8-10 year olds. This makes me think of one of my favorite verses. “Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, Read More >

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Pioneer 2011, Building Relationships

After several days of gathering footage I realized a lot of it showed campers and staff building relationships. So I decided to put it all together in this montage clip. Although there is no logical progression between images I think collectively they show the beauty in how everyone connects in love and service to one Read More >

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Pioneer 2011, Something New

I certainly was not expecting some of the answers I got when I started asking this question. I think this week I might investigate the first comment in this clip in more depth. Does food cooked over the fire indeed taste better?  Is it better than fast food? Perhaps it doesn’t compare to mom’s cooking, Read More >

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