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Gone to camp

He's gone. 

For a week.  I dropped him off yesterday afternoon.

One day down, four full days to go.
 These are a couple of his cabin mates. . .

 One is a soccer friend (and never been to CLC!) and the other is a swimming friend.  They will all be great friends by the end of the week!  They were good sports about letting me take pictures. . .then they waved us off. . .never looking back. . .glad I have this good zoom on my new camera :)

 No air conditioning, no electronics, no phone calls/texts home, walking to the outhouse, eating together, doing Bible together in cabins, polar bear in the mornings, bonfires at night. . .memories you will carry with you always.

 Thomas, we love you and will miss you but we are so glad that you have this opportunity every year to go back (this is your 4th consecutive summer) and learn and grow in Christ on your own.  We are praying for you, your friends, counselor and staff that commit to this time with all of you.  Have a BLAST!!!!


  1. I bet that is such an awesome experience for him. :)

  2. There is something very special about camp and other opportunities to be away from family. My big 3 are on a mission trip--they are doing stuff I wouldn't have dreamed to ask them to do here (like, say, lead a bunch of kids in music??) but for some crazy reason when someone else asks (and mom's not around) they DO IT. And they LOVE it. Sigh.

    Hope Thomas has a great time. I can imagine everything except the "no air conditioning!"



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