Big Lake, Summer Camp, Oregon, Christian, SDA, Adventist, Kids, Summer, Sisters, Hoodoo
02
JUL
2013

Summer 2013 Begins

The Daily Bread: Matthew 28:19-20 – “So go and make followers of all people in the world. Baptize them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Teach them to obey everything that I have taught you, and I will be with you always, even until the end of this age.”...
15
APR
2013

Was Will Smith Wrong?

“But you just don’t understaaaaaaaand!” -such is the wit filled and defiant phrase that all children at some point or another say to their parents. Perhaps these placebo type comments are one of life’s ultimate ironies, because as we all know, parents were never kids, and so how...
25
MAR
2013

The Summer Camp Handbook: Book Review

I am not married and I do not have children. However, during the summer months I come in contact with hundreds of children and their parents through my job at Big Lake. And I have often wondered what it must feel like to be a parent and bring a child, who you love and care for...
15
MAR
2013

Big Confession

Big confession: I hated summer camp as a child. As an Adventist young adult, it feels sacrilegious to admit that out loud – but it’s true. I hated walking in lines, the high, singsongy-voice of our camp counselor, the lack of personal time (yes, I was 12 and needed personal...
14
MAR
2013

Camp Makes a Difference

Many parents ask why they should send their kids to camp.  It is a simple question that generally springs from a healthy desire to protect their child.  After all, many of us have seen the movies that depict camp as an out-of-control mass of mischievous campers being supervised...
12
FEB
2013
Big Lake Youth Camp, Fun, Staff, Campers, Oregon, Fun

Welcome to the Big Lake Youth Camp Blog!

One of the best memories from childhood come from the fun that we had in the Summer.  Each year between 1000-1500 campers of all ages come to Big Lake Youth Camp have fun in the great Northwest in a safe, Christian environment   We encourage you to join them by sending your...