Anton and friends having a blast on the Rave

A Regular Fellow

“What is a ‘regular fellow?’” This is the question posed by Walt Szafran, leader of the 2017 Apache, in his Water Campfire speech this year. (Walt’s speech starts around the 10 minute  mark on the video.) He was referring to … Continued


2018 Leaders Four

2018 Deerhorn Leaders

This day of the year is always the best day and the worst day, all rolled into one. It’s the best day because we get to make the phone calls to four very deserving teenagers, asking them to be Deerhorn … Continued


McKinley, Michael, and Matt Shea

Support

I wrote a blog last spring about The Importance of Community. It was in response to my parents having been recently hit by a drunk driver. They both survived but not without lasting impact and the accident left me struggling … Continued


A Brilliant Ending

It was a gorgeous blue sky day for our last full day of 2017. We couldn’t have hand-picked better weather. Today was our guided fishing day, and although everyone had a blast with our guides, only one family was lucky … Continued


Fun With Friends

Though our day was mostly cool and cloudy, we were relieved that there was no rain!  Breakfast this morning was french toast and bacon, and then it was time to start the fun! Shooting sports are always super popular at … Continued


What Rain?

Our first day of Father Son 4 was chock full of smiles, laughter, trips down the slide, rifle shooting, horseback rides, and launches off the Rave…even in the pouring rain! It didn’t rain all day, but we definitely had pockets … Continued


Here Comes the Sun!

We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful day to finish off this Father Son camp! Though the day dawned grey and foggy, the fog burned off by mid-morning and we enjoyed gorgeous sunshine the rest of the afternoon. The … Continued


Rain Can’t Stop the Fun

While our weather may  not have been as amazing today as it was yesterday, the day itself was still pretty amazing. Luckily, the rain held off until later in the afternoon, so activities continued most of the day. Riflery was … Continued


Fathers and Sons and Fun

We are off to a great start with our third Father Son camp of the summer. Lots of families were here bright and early at 9am, ready to get the fun started! We were blessed with incredible weather for our … Continued


A Great Ending

Our final camper session of the summer ended this morning, and we finished with a bang! At our awards breakfast of waffles and sausage, we celebrated improvements in activities, patches earned for stars, and larger awards like Most Outstanding and … Continued