Big Lake, Summer Camp, Oregon, Christian, SDA, Adventist, Kids, Summer, Sisters, Hoodoo
20
AUG
2017

Hearing God’s Voice

Hearing God’s call and voice can be difficult in your life. For some, it is easy and clear to know a mission has been given to them. However, many times it is hard to know what is going on and what to do. The answer to this predicament can be found in three steps: 1....
25
JUL
2017

How to Make an Awesome Campfire Without a Fire

Campers will sometimes tell us that campfire was their favorite part of Big Lake Youth Camp. So what makes Campfire so awesome? What is even Campfire? I will let the photos explain. All the campers arrive with their counselor and everyone starts getting groovy to the camp songs....
19
JUL
2017

Empowering Leadership

A behind-the-scenes look at our philosophy. Here at Big Lake we believe that every person is a leader and leadership is empowerment. Effective empowerment is building leaders. Delegating tasks builds followers, but empowering with authority builds leaders. Let others make...
10
MAY
2017

Wonder – Summer 2017

When was the last time you experienced wonder? Deep, spine-tingling, earth-shaking wonder. The kind of wonder that causes you to stop and check to see if you are actually awake. Then, in the next instant, you realize that you have never felt more awake in your life. Yeah, that...
09
JUL
2016

You Belong – Summer 2016

It has been two weeks since camp has officially started, and it’s crazy to believe that Junior 2 will be coming to a close so soon. Having been here at camp for almost a whole month, the staff at Big Lake have (for the most part) acclimated to being around campers,...
04
AUG
2014

Teen II – Monday

Wow. Just wow. I said some nice things at the start of last week about how God was gonna move. And I believed every word I wrote. But I have been blown away by how REAL God is. And by how much more He has done than I could have ever imagined or prayed for. Teen I blew my mind....
03
JUL
2014

Loved. – Thursday

Big Lake Youth Camp’s 2014 Summer Season has begun and we could not be more excited to have our first camp of the season, the adorable and energetic Junior I, already here. Staff Training last week was quite rainy but the campers brought sunshine to us on arrival both...
09
AUG
2013

Teen 2 – Friday

The Daily Bread: Galatians 6:9 – “And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.” Weather: 75 degrees, scattered thunderstorms It’s already Friday! The week has just flown by! It definitely has been a great...
07
AUG
2013

Teen 2 – Wednesday

The Daily Bread: Ephesians 4:2 – “Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.” Weather: 76 degrees, partly cloudy It’s another beautiful day here at Big Lake! We’re already halfway through the week, and a lot of...
06
AUG
2013

Teen 2 – Tuesday

The Daily Bread: 2 Timothy 1:7 – For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a Spirit of power.” Weather: 82 degrees, sunny Our last week of kids’ camps is here, and it is going to be a great one! We’re happy to still have a week left to get to know...