Camp Lakewood - Elementary Camp - June 11-16 (2017)

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End of the Week Video

####Last Day of Fun The last day of camp has come, but campers had two more rotation's of fun filled activities with the swing, climbing wall, AquaGlide, and Nature. ####Discovery Time Campers this morning learned about "Walk to Emmaus" from [Luke 24:13-35]( and how they should share the good news with their friends. ####Director Greeting ![alt](/content/images/2015/07/thursday-friday-3.png) ####Vespers ["Call upon the Lord"]( ["10,000 Reasons"]( ["Open the Eyes of My Heart"]( The campers shared **WOW** moments tonight. Some were about the biplane and how they were encouraged and cheered on to step off the ledge and go zipping down and others were about the multitude of animals that they saw throughout the week. The verses that were read were [1 Corinthians 12:12-27]( This passage talks about how each person is part of a whole and if one person was taken out, then the group could not work as a whole. ####Messy Games Tonights Evening Extravaganza was Messy Games! they played Drip, Drip, Drench, had a water balloon relay, and a slip n' slide! Check out more photos [here](! ####Afternoon Adventures The campers had a fun-filled day today with swim time, the zip line, rock wall, and more archery! ####Hike & Paddle Each cabin group this week has had the opportunity to participate in Hike & Paddle. One cabin from the group hikes out to Huckleberry Hideaway with their lunch while the other cabin kayaks out. After they eat lunch, they switch and come back! ####Morning Fun Campers this morning enjoyed time on the AquaGlide, the zip line, the swing, and archery! ####Discovery Time **Work with God.** This morning the campers heard the story of Jesus feeding the 5,000 and how He can help us make small differences. ####Director Greeting ![alt](/content/images/2015/07/wednesday-thursday-3.png) ####Vespers Hill

As the night came to a close, the campers gathered up at Vespers for commitment night. They learned that even though they sin, Jesus died on the cross to save them from their sins.
"One Thing Remains"
"Call upon the Lord"
"Good Good Father"


Evening Extravaganza tonight was a carnival with games, face painting, and balloon animals!

Fun, Fun, Fun

Campers this afternoon enjoyed a variety of activities. From the swing to the Adventure Trail, the campers are thrilled to be at Camp Lakewood this week.

Director Greeting

####AquaGlide Some campers this morning enjoyed some fun on the water! They thoroughly enjoyed racing their friends and counselors on the AquaGlide and jumping on the bouncer. ####Discovery Time *Find the extraordinary in the ordinary*. The word for today is **Grow. Grow with God**. Today the campers heard the "Parable of the mustard seed" and how the kingdom go God is like a mustard seed. you plant one seed, and through God's help, it will grow and grow and grow. We seek God with the faith as small as a mustard seed and God will help us grow our faith.


Vespers Hill

Yet you, Lord, are our Father. We are the clay, you are the potter, we are all the work of your hand. Isaiah 64:8

We are all the work of your hand. Tonight at Vespers the campers learned how to work together to lift people up. This time when the campers were given the little gears, they circled up with their cabin and combined all of their gears together to for ma chain. After they prayed, they laid their chain of gears at the base of the cross.
"One Thing Remains"
"Blessed be Your Name"

Talents Galore

Camp Lakewood campers have some AMAZING talent among themselves! There were a lot of singers, a few magic and card tricks, and some cabin skits. Even the directors participated!

Watery Fun

While our fun activities this afternoon got cut short because of some rainy weather, the campers still had fun this afternoon by spending some time with their cabins working on their skits/songs/magic tricks for the talent show tonight!!

Check out more photos here!

Discovery Time

Todays word of the day is Build. They learned how to build with God. The Bible story that they learned today was about Nehemiah and how he went to Jerusalem to rebuild the wall. In the story they earned that Nehemiah and his helpers were able to rebuild the wall really quickly because they knew to Build With God.


Vespers Hill

Colossians 3:12-17 This passage is Paul's way of reminding us that we are gears for God.
"Holy is the Lord"
"Call upon the Lord"
"10,000 Reasons"
The campers were again given little gears and at the end of Vespers time, they put them at the base of the cross and Imagine how God invites us to love each other. God has made us gears, to hep someone out then they need it, to work together, and to share God's love.

Fun in the SON

The campers this afternoon are having a ton of fun! We've had some climb the rock wall and others have gone swimming. Today has been a GREAT day!

Morning Fun

Campers this morning conquered the Mammoth swing, the Zipline, and the Aquaglide and had Sports Mania!

Make sure you check out more of the photos!!

Discovery Time

This morning the campers learned how to Imagine with God. The talked about how they should Turn to God when things don't work they way they want.
They used a bible blueprint to learn about Ester today and how she imagined a plan to speak with King Xerxes about her people. Ester took like to Imagine with God.


Vespers Hill

Tonight at Vespers Hill the campers were given little gears and when they left, they placed them at the base of the cross to leave overnight to say "God work in us this week."
"You are worthy of my praise"
"Open the Eyes of My Heart"

God can do anything, you know-far more than you could ever imagine or guess or request in your wildest dreams! He does it not by pushing us around but by working within us, his Spirit deeply and gently within us. Glory to God in the church! Glory to God on the Messiah, in Jesus! Glory down all the generations! Glory through all millennia! Oh, yes! Ephesians 3:20-21


Check-in went great and campers are having tons of fun already! The swim tests are tonight and they are having fun playing group games.