Camp Life is Surprising

Camp Life is Surprising

I had heard some odd radio chatter among our staff, but I did not think much about it as I was taking my Christmas tree down. As I stepped out my back door, tree in arm, there it was; snow! Snow is a wonderful blessing of moisture, and often enough, our weather...
Lessons From Lydia Patterson Institute

Lessons From Lydia Patterson Institute

“We made the mess. We should clean it up.” This is a quote from a student from Lydia Patterson Institute in El Paso, Texas, who spilled some popcorn and asked to borrow my broom. The above statement is not revolutionary, it is a principle most people try...
All In A Day’s Work

All In A Day’s Work

Ever wonder what a crazy Saturday looks like for us? I’m going to run you through the schedule of a typical day at camp. The really crazy thing is, when summer hits, this isn’t just a Saturday, this is everyday. Summer here we come! 5:45 AM: The horses are...
Unplugged

Unplugged

What ever happened to silence? It seems we can not be bothered with it because of all the rings, dings, and notifications from our handy-dandy cellular devices. Helpful? Yes. Informative? Definitely. Bothersome? Come on, let’s agree that sometimes being tied to...