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With the week halfway over camp shows no signs of slowing down! After breakfast, campers had morning session followed by afternoon options later in the day. In the heat of the day, the giant waterslide was a huge hit, serving as a quick way to cool off. This evening it was time for a dinner by the river as everyone made "Hobo Stews" and cooked them over fires they built before finishing another long day with campfire.
It was another busy day here at Tall Timber as campers made new friends and developed new skills during morning sessions and challenged themselves during afternoon options. While some kids were seeking thrills on the giant swing others shot arrows, played games or drew with charcoal and pastels in the meadow. Later on in the evening everyone caught a movie in the Napeequa Room before it was time for campfire.
This morning campers had the opportunity to participate in a handful of different activities, honing their skills in everything from soccer to dance. As the day progressed kids had their first taste of afternoon options at Junior High Camp, getting to climb on the Junkyard and rock wall, walk the Catwalk, and practice bookbinding at crafts. As things cooled down in the evening campers stayed plenty sweaty, chasing each other around camp in a camp-wide game of capture the flag. To top it all off one of our dearest staffers, Nathan Franklin, celebrated his 20th birthday, we hope it was a good one!
A new crew of campers rolled into Tall Timber this afternoon, ready to make friends and grow together in God's awesome wilderness. After some icebreakers, everyone got a tour of camp before heading to the lodge for cheesy buns, a Tall Timber classic. Then it was off to A-Frame for worship, introductions, and staff skit night. As the sun set over the White River valley, campers gathered 'round the campfire for songs and a message from this week's speaker, Andrew Fleishman.
Everyone was awake bright and early as campers participated in a scavenger hunt to earn their breakfast. After, there was worship, bible study and morning low ropes and crafts rotations. Following lunch there was time for one last session of afternoon options before the big camp wide scavenger hunt and luau. Before too long it was time to head over to the A-Frame for skit night followed by the last campfire of Primary Camp 2016.
Campers woke bright and early to get going on another great day of fun here at Tall Timber. After music, bible study and some morning activities campers spent the afternoon enjoying a few different afternoon options including archery, rock wall, crafts and playground time. At dinner everyone got a taste of the world famous Tall Timber cheesy buns before heading to the river for s'mores.
Campers woke up to a delicious pancake breakfast which was followed by some games and morning worship. After a few songs everyone broke up to do Bible study with their cabins before getting a chance to grow together on the low ropes, in crafts, or in the drum circle. In the afternoon kids had traveled with their cabins throughout the afternoon options offered before sitting down for a tasty dinner complete with red, white and blue cake for desert. Then it was time for an evening of celebration with an exciting human fireworks show choreographed by each cabin, a 4th of July parade featuring the staff and a counselor hunt throughout the grounds!
This afternoon an excited bunch of Primary Campers arrived here at Tall Timber, eager to kickoff an exciting week of making friends, growing together and finding God. Through some fun games put on by our program staff campers got to know each other a little more before taking a tour of camp and then eventually sitting down for dinner. After dinner, everyone gathered in the A-Frame for some evening worship, staff introductions, and skits. Then it was off to campfire before campers turned in for bed.
This afternoon the adventurers returned after spending two nights offsite for rock climbing, rafting, horseback riding or canoeing. After grabbing a bite of lunch cabins worked to write skits they would go on to perform that afternoon before participating in a camp-wide scavenger hunt. As if that wasn't enough excitement kids ate outside on the lodge porch, feasting on another excellent luau courtesy of the kitchen staff. After food things calmed down for experiential worship and a final message from the speaker.
Kids woke bright and early for breakfast before some morning worship, bible study, drum circle fun and crafts. Before too long it was lunchtime which was followed by an afternoon of fun on the rock wall, some game time in the lodge and smiles on the playground. When things started to heat up, campers cooled down with water games and a chance to play on the giant waterslide. Campers topped off a busy day with a delicious luau and a great time at the river.
After the Junior High campers of Adventure Camp took off around noon for their 2 night adventures a fresh crowd of campers, many first timers, rolled in for Mini Camp! Today the group got to know each other a little better through some fun games in the meadow, then chowed down on a tasty dinner from our kitchen staff. After, there was time for a few more games before music, skits, and lots of laughter at the A-Frame. Before turning in for the night everyone gathered around the campfire for some classic campfire songs and to hear a message from this week's speaker.
So much to do, so little time! With two full nights of offsite adventure ahead of them, campers spent today cramming in as many activities as possible. In the heat of the day campers took to the waterslide, zipline, giant swing and archery range. This evening, campers were able to catch a movie in the Napeequa Room before settling in around the campfire for a message from this week's speaker.
Campers arrived for Tall Timber's first youth camp of the season, eager to make some friends and have fun in the process. After registration kids got a tour around camp and a chance to meet other campers through some goofy games program put together. Later on after some eating, some singing and some laughter everyone settled down for the first message from our speaker for the week.
Families spent the last full day of camp catching a movie in the Napeequa Room, participating in a scavenger hunt and livin' it up at the Tall Timber Island luau. Later on in the evening campers gave it all they got in the talent show and skit night before turning in after a long week of growing closer together and closer to God.
This morning, kids had a blast on the merry-go-round, taking in God's awesome wilderness after some fun at the craft shed. In the afternoon folks of all ages spread out around camp to fire some arrows, climb the rock wall and soar over camp on the zipline. Later on after dinner adults stuck around the lodge to hear from our speaker while kids roasted s'mores by the river.
Families woke up bright and early to a tasty breakfast made with love by the incredible kitchen staff here at Tall Timber. After filling up they worshiped and split into groups for morning sessions. Kids caught a skit, studied the bible, and worked with some ceramics while adults listened to the first of the week's speakers. Then, after a quick lunch break camp was back at it, ziplining, rock walling, drum circling and more!