Summer 2017 Week 3 Update

Well, we are just nicely underway into Week 4 at Camp Chestermere and enjoying another nice warm day. We are however recovering a little bit from another wind storm that ripped through here last night. Thankfully we did not receive any significant damage but I have to admit, I am done with wind. Last year at this time I think I said I was done with thunderstorms showing up everyday at 4 pm. I guess that at least the wind storms only pop up every now and then but it was a little scary on night one of Week 4. Before I update you on Week 3 I have to give you a glimpse of Week 4. We have the missions team from Philadelphia here and they are AMAZING. In just one day they have been to the mustard

Summer 2017 Week 2 Weekly Update

Well we are just nicely under way into Week 3 here and I am excited, as always, to tell you about some of the amazing things that happened last week. First of all, I need to start with a HUGE thank you to Arrowwood Gospel Church who have stepped up in a tremendous way to support our BEAR HUG campaign. Arrowwood Gospel Church caught on to one of the ideas that we had with BEAR HUG of raising funds specifically for needs that we have listed on our website and that we identified at the BEAR HUG Fundraiser back in May. In a very short turn around time, this country church raised enough funds for us to purchase a brand new large BBQ. But wait, there's more. Due to the timing of their cheque comin

Summer 2017 Week 1 Highlights

Well, we are well into Day 2 of Week 2 here at Camp Chestermere......... That's when I started this email. And now it is the end of Week 2 and I am just finishing/sending this email. Ahhh, you gotta love the pace of this place ............and it has been a great start to the 2017 Summer. The weather has been HOT HOT and more HOT. The message to staff has been to pump as much water as possible into kids and when you're done pumpin water into them, give them some more. I remember learning the lesson the hard way my first year here when I learned that hot weather + candy from Horton's Hut + not enough water = a lot of kids puking. Avoiding having to learn that lesson again this year. And, at le

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