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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.