“God writes the gospel not in the Bible alone, but on trees and flowers and clouds and stars.” – Martin Luther
You probably know how much we value our counselors and staff here at Camp Stevens. Each summer, our summer camp director and administrative staff spend hundreds of hours recruiting, interviewing, and training the residential summer staff that will mentor counselors, lead groups, and otherwise be total rockstars keeping Camp Stevens running all summer long. Meet … Continue reading
“I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in.” – George Washington Carver If you can’t be outdoors, what’s the best movie or television nature alternative?
“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson What natural place do you take a virtual vacation to when you need a break?
“There is more than a verbal tie between the words common, community, and communication…. Try the experiment of communicating, with fullness and accuracy, some experience to another, especially if it be somewhat complicated, and you will find your own attitude toward your experience changing.” – John Dewey Did you go through Counselor Training? What CT … Continue reading
“I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can. I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live.” – George Bernard Shaw What does … Continue reading
“Summer afternoon – summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” – Henry James What’s the best freetime activity you’ve ever done at Camp Stevens?
“How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains”- John Muir Where is the best place to watch a sunrise?
“Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.” – Anais Nin What is it about camp friends that make them special?
We’re starting a new feature here on ‘When the Bell Rings’. Shout it from the Mountaintop will give you a chance each day to bring a little bit of Camp Stevens into your life. Maybe a quote, song, or other opportunity to reflect on nature, friendship, or other aspect of the Camp Stevens experience. “How … Continue reading