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Craft of the Month: T-Shirt Capes

This summer, on every Thursday of every adventure session, our tireless program counselors will enjoy a well-deserved counselor party, planned by fellow counselors working support that week. Generally, the support counselors don’t have much time to plan, so low-maintenance resourceful creativity is key! This project was inspired by one such party – a superhero themed … Continue reading

May Recipe of the Month: Ricotta and Roasted Red Pepper Frittata

Calabrians in Italy sometimes add sliced cured sausage to this popular frittata during the Easter season. Traditionally served traditionally for the evening meal, it can be eaten at any time of the day. The meal is often served with roasted potatoes, steamed local vegetables, and finished off with a fresh salad (Italians generally eat their … Continue reading

May Wrap-Up

May flew by! Here’s a little bit of what’s been happening with us here at Camp Stevens: As a follow-up to March’s workshop focused on building community, in May, Beth and Ryan led a workshop on building soil at St Margaret’s in San Juan Capistrano. These workshops were designed to help congregations thinking about starting … Continue reading

April Wrap-Up

How do you know it’s been a busy month at Camp Stevens? When May is almost over before we even have a chance to wrap up April! April was a great month, stacked with action, before ending with a weeklong break for most of our staff. Here is some of what happened here in Julian … Continue reading

Shout it from the Mountaintop: May 23, 2014

“Bees do have a smell, you know, and if they don’t they should, for their feet are dusted with spices from a million flowers.” ― Ray Bradbury Did you know that Camp Stevens has three bee hives on-site? You can taste some truly local honey in the Orchard.

Shout it from the Mountaintop: May 22, 2014

“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” ― John Steinbeck

Shout it from the Mountaintop: May 2, 2014

“Be like a flower and turn your face to the sun.” – Kahlil Gibran

Shout it from the Mountaintop: May 1, 2014

“The world’s favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May.” — Edwin Way Teale