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Update From The Board

The main work of the BBC Board of Directors continues to be the definition of the Master Plan and the impact developing program has on facility. We have had a lot of super help from Robert Buchan. Robert is an AIA- and CSI-certified Architect who brings a great set of planning and design skills. Those Read More >

BBC Calendar

2011 June: Summer Camp! For brochure www.bethanybirches.org/summer-2011 July 10: Summer Camp! 10 Annual Sunday Worship – BBQ – Association Mtg. August 8-31: Summer Camp!  Rent the camp grounds for inexpensive group conference/gathering September 1-30: Rent the camp grounds or bring your family for fall foliage rentals September 24: Annual Benefit Auction – 9am on October 1-31: Rent the cabin for inexpensive Read More >

Social Media

You may have noticed the recent Bethany Birches blog or Facebook page. Maybe cruising around on Youtube you saw the BBC channel. Maybe you even noticed the BBC Twitter feed. Or, maybe you think all this social media stuff is a fad and you’re sad to see BBC getting “sucked in.” Whatever your opinions on Read More >

Comments from Connect Campers

“The best part is being with friends and learning about God and love” Angie “The best part was hanging out with friends and going somewhere you feel apart from the rest of the world” Tori “It’s fun to express your religion and talk about it with other people with- out feeling ridiculed or anything of Read More >

In Memory of Joan Landis Alderfer

Archbold, Ohio: Joan Landis Alderfer, (September 1, 1940 – March 18, 2011) age 70, of Archbold and formerly of Woodstock, Vermont, passed away Friday, March 18, 2011 in her home. Prior to her retirement she had worked as a pri- vate duty Registered Nurse. She also volunteered at 10,000 Villag- es in Archbold. She thoroughly enjoyed Read More >

Dapper Dan on The Camp Experience

It’s hard to find real people.  People who will be open enough to expose their real thoughts and feelings, and safe enough to listen to yours.  I’ve had a lot of friends, and I would have a lot of fun with them … but fun is just one aspect of life, and often times I Read More >

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Aglow Video 2: Power Greater Than Fire

As you may know, we’ve been highlighting our summer theme with a few videos.  The first one is here.  This second one is about Monday’s theme. Aglow 2: Power Greater Than Fire  

New Arts and Crafts Program

Thanks to one Beth Horst, we are doing a bunch of new arts and crafts activities this summer.  She has much skill in this area and managed to put together a set of new activities for us. Pictured is Cheeks holding the book and a sample necklace. Thanks so much, Beth and family, for this Read More >

Counselor Skittles coming back for 2011

I am super excited for camp this summer!!! It is such a blessing for me to be able to come back and see all the wonderful campers, staff, and others that I met last year AND to establish even more friendships this year!  I hope everyone else is just as excited and enthusiastic to come back as well. Bethany Read More >