Sunday, August 25, 2013

Camp. My Happy Place.

Howdy y'all! Okay so here's the thing...I know I haven't posted in over 2 months. And maybe you feel like I've abandoned my blog. Or maybe you actually hate my blog and were glad I stopped posting (if that's true...go away). But regardless, let me fill you in on what's been going on in my life.


I've been at Winkler Bible Camp pretty much all summer working as a counsellor or as support staff. And let me tell you, it has been a slice. I've gotten the opportunity to connect with such beautiful campers, parents, and staff.

First off, the campers. Whether they were in one of my cabins or I was serving them chicken fingers for lunch on Wednesday, they were all such blessings. Children are so rad. I can't even begin to list all of the things I've learnt from working with different kids this summer.

Parents, grandparents, foster parents, wow. What beauties they all are. I loved getting to meet each parent as they dropped their child off. Each parent had a small story about how excited their kid was or about how they used to be a camper at WBC or about how their friend's cousin's cousin works at camp. And so many families drive all the way out from Winnipeg or some other place relatively far away just so their kid can come specifically to Winkler Bible Camp.

Staff...2013 Winkler Bible Camp staff. Oh man. Probably the sickest group of people I've ever been blessed to meet. I don't.. I just... I think... I can't even... you're just all so beautiful! I have no words to describe them. That camp family is so powerful, so overwhelmingly loving, so on fire for God. It's like they've stolen my heart but I never want it back. They are my happy place.

{Over a hundred kids and a whack load of staff partying for Mr. Jesus. Does it get any more beautiful?}
photo credit: Abigail Sunshine
{Only a small portion of the fabulous staff after rocking the Harvest Festival Parade.}
photo credit: Bran-Bran
{Our fantastic Assistant Camp Director, Mark Bergen... featuring some goats and the wonders that come along with having live animals on stage!}
photo credit: Bran-Bran
Well that's what I've been up to. I had the time of my life this summer, thanks to so many beautiful people.
God is good.
Stay golden,
Sydney xoxo