Camp Lakewood - Elementary - July 7-12 (2013)

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Lunch Menu

Crispy Cod Sandwich, Tator Tots, and Salad Bar

Discovery Time

Song Set:

  • Everything Glorious
  • I am Free
  • Every Move I Make
  • Never Be Shaken
  • Indescribable

Today’s theme is The Bible teaches me the way to Live

Today the campers heard the story of Paul standing firm in his faith through a bad storm and shipwreck. The story can be found in Acts 27: 1-44.

Breakfast Menu

Breakfast Sandwich, Hash Browns, and Breakfast Bar

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Vespers

Tonight is Commitment Night, when campers are given an opportunity to make Jesus their best friend.

Song Set:

  • Our God is Greater
  • Jesus Loves Me
  • Heart of Worship

Karen reviewed the story from this morning. Mary finds the tomb empty and is upset until Jesus comes and speaks to her. Every camper was given a cross and told that Jesus calls them each by name.

Dinner Menu

Pizza, Breadsticks, Green Beans, and Chocolate Cookies

Afternoon Activities

Photos from this afternoon are up in the Gallery!

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Lunch Menu

Chicken Sandwich, Mac n’ Cheese, and Brocoli

Discovery Time

Song Set:

  • We’re Going to Sing Like the Saved
  • Your Grace is Enough
  • You’re Worthy of My Praise
  • Take it All
  • Blessed Be Your Name

Today’s theme is The Bible teaches me the way to Jesus.

Notes:

  • Today we are going to learn about Jesus
  • God created a perfect world for us so we could be with Him
  • Sin seperated us from God
  • God put together a plan to get us back to him
  • God sent Jesus to be on earth
  • Jesus was put on the cross for our sins
  • The tomb was covered by a big stone
  • 3 days later the tomb was empty
  • Jesus returned to earth and spoke to Mary

Breakfast Menu

Biscuits and Gravy, Crispy Potato Cubes, and Breakfast Bar

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Vespers

Song Set:

  • The Stand
  • Breathe
  • We Love You Lord

Notes:

Karen reviewed the story from this morning about Jesus praying for his disciples.

Messy Games

Photos from Messy Games are up in the Gallery!

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Dinner Menu

Chicken Strips, Potato Smiles, California Blend, and Salad Bar

Afternoon Rotations

Photos of afternoon rotations are in the gallery.

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Lunch Menu

Deli Subs, Chips, Carrots, and Applesauce

Daily Director

Discovery Time

Song Set:

  • Undignified
  • Every Move I Make
  • Ha-La-La-La
  • Get Down
  • Holy is The Lord

Today’s theme is the Bible shows me the way to pray.

Notes:

  • The story comes from John 17:1 – 18:11
  • Jesus went out to pray in the garden and prayed so his disciples could hear him
  • We can talk to God about anything
  • Jesus prayed for himself and thanked God for his disciples
  • Jesus also prayed for all of us

The verse for today comes from Philippians 4:6, “Don’t be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.”

Breakfast Menu

French Toast Sticks, Hashbrowns, and Sausage

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Vespers

Song set:
- Give Us Clean Hands
- Amazing Grace - We Love You Lord

Notes
- God wanted everyone to know that they should Love one another
- The counselors washed the campers hands as a way to show love to the campers like Jesus when he washed His disciples’ feet

### Dinner Menu

Lasagna Rolls, Bread Sticks, Green Beans, and Chocolate Cake

Afternoon Activities

Today we had some indoor activities in the rec center and those photos are on their way to the gallery now.

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Lunch Menu

Tacos, Nachos, Rice, and Salad Bar

Daily Director

Discovery Time

Song Set:

  • Let Me Feel You Shine
  • Counting on God
  • Our God is Love
  • Blessed be your Name
  • Come, Now is the Time

Today’s Theme: The Bible Shows Me the Way to Love
Notes
- Jesus started washing the disciples’ feet
- Peter told Jesus that Jesus shouldn’t be washing feet, it’s a servant’s job - Jesus asks the disciples if they realize why He washed their feet - Jesus was setting an example of how we all should love one another

Today’s Bible Verse: “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.” John 13:34

### Breakfast Menu

Eggs, Bacon, Cheesy Hash Browns and Breakfast Bar

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Vespers

Song Set:

  • Indescribable
  • The Stand

Today the campers learned that the Bible shows them the way to trust. Karen reviewed the story from this morning and asked campers if they remembered the Bible verse from the morning. They finished the time singing “I Love you Lord”

Cabin Competition

Photos are on their way to the gallery from cabin competition.

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Dinner

Tonight for dinner is chicken drumsticks, mashed potatoes and gravy, and green beans.

Afternoon Rotations

Photos are up in the gallery from afternoon activities.

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Lunch

Today for lunch the menu includes corn dogs, chips, and carrots.

Morning Rotations

Photos from this mornings climbing wall rotations are up and can be seen here!

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Message from the Director

Discovery Time

Discovery Time is the morning worship and message from the spiritual director.

Today the campers started by singing:

  • Big House
  • Everything Glorious
  • Today is the Day
  • Lifesong

The story, from Matthew 14: 22-33, is about Peter walking on water with Jesus, and how when he loses sight of Jesus he starts to sink and has to be rescued.

The verse for today comes from Psalm 25:1, “In you, Lord my God, I put my trust.”

Breakfast

Today’s breakfast is pancakes, sausage, and crispy potatoes.

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Vespers

Vespers is a time for campers to get closer to God. There is worship time followed by a story. Tonight, Vespers is being held in Seagley Dining Hall. The campers started by singing:

  • Breath
  • Give Us Clean Hands

The Spiritual Director, Karen, gave an introduction about the theme of the week, Yo Ho Ho Treasure. The campers are on a treasure hunt and the Bible is their map and Jesus is the ultimate treasure.
Dinner

The campers are moved into their cabins and it’s time for dinner. Tonight it’s hamburgers, french fries, and corn. After dinner is swim test, then Vespers.