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July 22nd, 2013
Today I woke up and began my day of getting ready for the campers that were going to be arriving later this afternoon for our 7th week of camp (AKA Week 1G). As a staff we use this language of week 1G to remind us that ever week is week 1 for the new set of campers, so that we are always committed to giving the campers just as awesome of a week as they would have if it were the first week of the summer!

As the Media Manager it is my responsibility to take pictures of the campers, update the Bunk1 postings so that parents/sponsors/pastors etc. can check in on their campers as the week unfurls, update our Social Media (Facebook/Twitter) and make an end of the week DVD for the campers to take home with them. As I walked around the camp during Check In & Registration snapping pictures, I couldn’t help but to notice the lively spirit that was about the staff and campers. Everyone was excited to get started with this new week of camp. Although there was a thunderstorm threatening to dampen our day, our spirits could not be doused! This is one of the things that I love most about being at camp. Everyone knows why they are here, and that is to minister to anyone that may come down our driveway here at Lutherdale.

Once the kids were introduced to the staff and the guidelines we made our way over to the dining hall where we had a delicious dinner! The line for seconds is always stacked with kids who can’t wait to get more of the awesome food that our kitchen staff provides. After dinner we went into some Village Time where the kids were able to come up with village names and cheers to show off to the rest of the camp. This week we have some pretty creative campers! These were presented at snack time right before we headed into worship.

Our opening worship this evening was fantastic. I usually sit at the front to operate the slide show for the worship. I was amazed at the volume from the campers who were singing songs at the top of their lungs which they had only learned a couple of hours before! The campers were totally engaged in the worship and I cannot wait to see what these guys and gals come up with when it is time for them to lead their own worships later on in the week!

Overall I would say that this was a fantastic start to an awesome week that I am sure is to come! We are having a great time here at Lutherdale Bible Camp and can’t wait to learn more about how we can find God in everything that we do. Is it time yet? Awww Yeah It is, God’s Time!

Tyler P – Media Manager (July 21, 2013)

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