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Wednesday’s Whim: Mary & Martha

Monday I received an e-mail from The Rev. John Saville, who was chaplain at Camp Stevens during our first Adventure Session.  His sermon reflecting on Mary and Martha offers some wonderful insights into the life of summer staff and the way they serve one another.  With his permission, I am happy to share his thoughts … Continue reading

Recipe of the Month: Camp Stevens Home “Grown”-ola

Makes 6 cups Ingredients 4 cups old-fashioned rolled oats (not quick cooking)1 cup sliced almonds or cashews1/2 cup shredded coconut (preferably unsweetened)1/4 cup unsalted pepitas (hulled pumpkin seeds) or shelled sunflower seeds1/2 cup pure agave syrup2 tablespoons canola oil/sunflower oil1/2 teaspoon kosher salt¼ cup flax seeds½ teaspoon cinnamon1 cup dried fruit (We like currants and dried cranberries!) Instructions: Heat oven to 325° F. In a bowl, toss the oats, nuts, coconut, … Continue reading

Wednesday’s Whim: CT Reflection

Whew! A wise person suggested that my husband and son spend the ten days of Counselor Training in New York visiting grandparents and I cannot thank them enough for that advice.  CT was intense, extroverted and exhausting, as well as insightful, inspiring and informative. All Camp Stevens summer camp Adventure Groups are led by a … Continue reading