Month: October 2017

Taking the Word Home

As campers came to understand the everlasting kingdom they became part of at the point of salvation, we encouraged them to remember that away from camp at school, home or in the neighborhood, “They Still Got It!”  To help with their continued growth at home, each camper has been receiving a customized devotional book from Keys for Kids. These booklets contain a daily scripture reading along with a contemporary story to help them apply the Bible to their lives.  Each quarterly publication also includes a letter of encouragement from Streamside Camp and a reminder of upcoming camps and events. It...

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“Woke Church” Defined

According to the urban dictionary as well as Merriam-Webster, “wokeness” is a measurable state of awareness about what is happening in the world.”  It has become popular in the context of racial tension and social injustice in reference to someone who thinks for themselves and sees what is truly going on around them. At Thriving’s Frequency Conference (which Streamside sponsors), the church was challenged to be truly “Woke” by letting Christ shine on us and the world around us allowing us to see things as they really are. Ephesians 5:13-14 But when anything is exposed by the light, it becomes visible,  for...

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Together we can make a life-changing quality week of camp accessible for any child. Life changing means that each camper is presented with the person and work of Jesus Christ and is taught to live of life of obedience. Quality means that we are providing pleasant and safe facilities, ample and diverse recreational activities, a screened and well trained staff of Christ followers, healthy and tasty food as well as fun and creative programming. A life-changing quality week of camp costs $325 per camper.  We can make it happen by sharing this cost collaboratively between parent/guardian, a sending church of agency,...

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Time in a Tube

During our Labor Day Weekend Retreat, alumni young and old buried our 75th Anniversary time capsule.  The waterproof stainless steel tube contained a variety of meaningful items collected by campers during the summer of 2017. We have left instructions for those who follow behind us to dig up and open the time capsule during Streamside’s 100th Anniversary in 2042.  It is our hope that when this time capsule is dug up and opened, Streamside is still holding true to the teaching and living of God’s Word and continues to reach out to and welcome those who  desperately need access...

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Upcoming Events

BCM Reach Day
– April 27, 2018

Mountain Climb-a-thon
– May 12, 2018

Family Camp
– June 1-3, 2018

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