Disconnect to Reconnect as a Family

Disconnect to Reconnect as a Family

Today ends our first week of summer camp, and what a fun week it has been. Horseback riding, face painting, and musical worship encouraged families to put their phones away and spend the week reconnecting. 

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Family Camp Kicks Off Our Summer Program

Family Camp Kicks Off Our Summer Program

The first week of our summer program is a time for families to grow together in God's creation. All our regular activities like rock wall, giant swing, and horseback riding are offered to parents and their kids for a fun and spiritual respite from the business of everyday life. We're excited to get the summer rolling with such a great group of families! 

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Why Summer Camp?

Camp is where it's at.

There is so much to learn from a week of summer camp as campers and staff. God works wonders here in this set apart place. Kids get a chance to disconnect from devices and reconnect with themselves, friends and the stunning Creation that surrounds them at Tall Timber. 

Check out the article below for a great read on why Camp makes a difference in kids' lives.  

Huffington Post Article

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Sr. High Camp: Day Five

Sr. High Camp: Day Five

The last full day of camp was jampacked with programming from sun up to sun down. After a fairly typical morning, wrapping up bible studies and listening to final seminars campers sat down for a hearty lunch to prep for an incredible afternoon. Things kicked off with the mud pit, followed by some swimming time at the river. After that it was time to get ready for the banquet where counselors waited on campers and live music was offered by our very own Nathan Franklin and Carl Stanfield. From there it was time for the epic end of camp dance party before heading over to the A Frame for skit night. The day was capped off with one last campfire session and sharing testimonies before turning in for bed.

Sr. High Camp: Day Four

Sr. High Camp: Day Four

This morning campers got a chance to sleep in before enjoying and incredible Tall Timber brunch with more options than there was room for on one plate...or three plates. As the day continued campers sang worship songs and heard a message from the camp speaker at the A Frame before cabin bible studies. This afternoon the whole camp loaded up in vans to Lake Wenatchee for Beach Day. This evening campers got to connect with God through experiential worship and a special message around the campfire from this week's speaker.

Sr. High Camp: Day Three

Sr. High Camp: Day Three

Sr. High Camp: Day Two

Sr. High Camp: Day Two

Another great day at camp in the books! Today campers had opportunities to challenge themselves and grow their faith through the rock wall, zip line, Junk Yard and crafts. This evening everyone gathered in the Napeequa Room to watch Pirates of the Carribean before turning in for the night.

Sr. High Camp: Day One

Sr. High Camp: Day One

This morning, as the sun rose over White River valley, campers were eager to get going on the first full day of camp. After breakfast everyone headed to the A-Frame for morning worship before Bible study and morning seminars. As the day went on campers had the opportunity to try out some of the new high ropes elements, climb the rock wall, shoot a few arrows at archery or bind a book at crafts. In the evening we played an all camp game before campfire and hearing a message from our speaker.

Sr. High Camp: First Evening

Sr. High Camp: First Evening

This afternoon an excited bunch of senior highers rolled up to camp, looking forward to a great week of making new friends and growing closer to God at Tall Timber. With the sun shining bright everyone took to the meadow for some mixers before the camp tour. After dinner it was time for staff introductions, worship, and a first message from this week's speaker around the campfire.

Pro Camp: Day Five

Pro Camp: Day Five

The last full day of camp started off with regular morning sessions - today's choices being between wilderness survival and coffee roasting. Then, this afternoon it was time for long options, where campers could sign up to spend three hours making plaster masks, canoeing, or going on a hike. When everyone was back to camp it was time for the luau followed by games and ice cream sundaes. Camp closed with a final message form the speaker and music around the campfire.

Pro Camp: Day Four

Pro Camp: Day Four

This morning campers had the choice between learning about geology and developing new songwriting skills in their morning sessions. After some cabin based Bible study it was time for a delicious lunch made by the talented kitchen staff of Tall Timber. Later in the afternoon everyone  spent some time on the BMX course, walking the Catwalk or working with leather at the craft shed. Later this evening campers got to connect with God through some experiential worship time before a special message around the campfire from this week's speaker.

Pro Camp: Day Three

Pro Camp: Day Three

After some tasty breakfast sandwiches, campers had the opportunity to sign up for one of two morning sessions. They explored either filmmaking or beekeeping before Bible study and then lunch. This afternoon everyone spent time on the high ropes Junkyard element, on the rock wall, or at the craft shed. As the sun began to set over White River valley it was time for "Hobo Stews" as cabins took to the river to cook their dinners over firepits before going to A-Frame to music and a message from our speaker.

Pro Camp: Day Two

Pro Camp: Day Two

It was another hot day here at Tall Timber, filled with making new friends and developing new skills. In the morning campers had the option of attending sessions on graphic design, fly fishing or weaving. Then it was time for morning Bible study where cabins grew closer to God and to each other. After lunch kids got their first chance to sign up for afternoon options, today getting to zip away on the zipline, swing on the giant swing or practice book binding at crafts.

Pro Camp: Day One

Pro Camp: Day One

This morning campers gathered for their first sessions of the week: a choice between radio broadcasting and dogsledding. Camp was filled with kids conducting interviews as half the camp worked to produce a podcast while the other half got some hands-on experience with beautiful sled dogs. In the afternoon everyone took to the forest to try their hand at our low ropes initiatives before dinner.

Pro Camp: First Evening

Pro Camp: First Evening

This afternoon, as the bright sun shone down on Tall Timber, a new group of campers arrived, eager to make new friends. After some games, everyone went on the camp tour before dinner. Then, it was off to the A-Frame for staff introductions, some music, and a message from the week's speaker.

Junior Camp: Day Four

Junior Camp: Day Four

As camp started on this last day it was difficult to believe that everyone had already spent a week together, growing closer in God's awesome wilderness. A number of cabins were up bright and early for the polar plunge, dunking themselves in the chilly waters of the White River before breakfast. This afternoon camp got a special treat as the mud pit opened for its first time this summer which was followed by a massive water war to help clean off the mud. Before long it was time for the end of camp luau, skit night, and the last campfire.

Junior Camp: Day Three

Junior Camp: Day Three

It was a beautiful sunny day at camp, filled with new experiences, big smiles, and God's love. After breakfast, it was time for morning sessions and Bible study before a delicious BBQ chicken lunch from the incredible kitchen staff here at Tall Timber. In the afternoon campers took part in their last afternoon options sessions of the week before heading to the river to cook "Hobo Stews" over campfires with their cabin.

Junior Camp: Day Two

Junior Camp: Day Two

This morning, after a hearty breakfast, campers gathered in the A-Frame for morning worship before diving into Bible study with their cabins. As the morning went on everyone took part in morning sessions, making crafts, challenging themselves son the low ropes, exploring nature, or discovering God's awesome creation during nature time. In the afternoon campers cooled down on the giant waterslide, zipped over archery on the zipline or played with pastels at crafts. The day was topped off with some evening games, a movie in the Napeequa Room and another great Tall Timber campfire.

Junior Camp: Day One

Junior Camp: Day One

Campers woke bright and early for another fun day of camp, full of new friends and wild weather. The skies were mostly clear this morning, great weather for campers to study God's word and take in the awesome creation that surrounded them. After lunch it was time for afternoon options, and the rain came out to play! Kids shot arrows at archery, zipped on the zipline, made books at crafts and climbed the rock wall while enjoying some good 'ole Pacific Northwest showers. In the evening we kept indoors playing human Foosball in the Lodge and having a dance party in the Napeequa Room.

Junior Camp: First Evening

Junior Camp: First Evening

This afternoon a fresh group of campers arrived, ready for a fun week of camping, making new friends and growing closer to God. After some games and a tour of camp everyone sat down for a pasta dinner before staff introductions and worship at the A-Frame. As the sun set over camp it was time for campfire, where everyone sang songs and heard a first message from this week's speaker.