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This post was originally posted at YouthSpecialties.com; follow the discussion there or start a new one here.

Summer camp is…kamp-ys-05

strong relationships

a blast

tiring

making new friends

salvation

the ropes course

young people

important decisionskamp-ys-01

exhilarating

swimming

quiet time

a hoot!

sun burns

healing

water balloons

group leaders

cabin pranks

drawing closer to Himkamp-ys-03

zip lines

living out loud

dehydration

activities / team challenges

mentoring

a release

group devotionskamp-ys-02

exhausting

pain killers

worth it

like experiencing God as 1,000 batteries plugged into your face

P.D.A. (squashed)

freedom

caring adults

life-changing

late nights

funkamp-ys-08

sacrifice

testimonies

receiving a life-calling

bonding

exercising rarely used muscle groups

leadership

an annual kick in the pantskamp-ys-06

worship

sharing life

laughter

learning together

unforgettable

What words do you think of when you hear “summer camp”?

[thanx to Abby, Janessa, @baldbob, @auggnation, and @chriskidd for your input)


Shawn Michael

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