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Preparing Your Child For Their First Sleep-Away Camp

Here at Strong Rock our staff continues to educate themselves about camp and the industry as a whole. Often we come across an article that really encourages us or gives some insight to ways we can grow in our abilities … Continue reading

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Winter and Gaming

Now that the 2014 summer has come and gone at Strong Rock Camp and the winter months have taken over, I can’t help but reflect on my time spent over the past summer. One of my favorite memories of the … Continue reading

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First Things First

Another school year is nearly at an end. I love it when we bring on the summer around here! It’s impossible to say what the best part of living at Strong Rock is, seeing excited and happy faces all day, … Continue reading

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The Read You Have Always Wanted

The older I get, the more I realize that our world really is in chaos. The people in it are in chaos, and this includes the Christians. Those who profess Christ can make some of the weirdest, UN-Christlike decisions. My … Continue reading

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Family, Matters. Even if you are on an Island

I have always felt that one of the most important things in life is family. For so many, the word family has many different meanings. I personally find family to be those that you hold dearest to you whether they … Continue reading

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Competition: What is a Parent to do?

Growing up, I played sports every chance I got. I absolutely loved baseball, enjoyed basketball and since my school didn’t have football, I chose soccer to keep me in shape for the rest of the year. Additionally, I was on … Continue reading

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Parenting with grace. There is a book for that.

There are many words that have come to mind over the course of the last ten years of my parenting journey. Words like, “delighted,” “surprised,” “frustrated,” “gentleness,” “baffled,” and of course, “love.” There is one word that has continued to … Continue reading

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Can You Guess How Many?

I am sure everyone has been to a party or some sort of gathering where the host has placed a certain number of objects in a container and asked the guests to guess how many are in the container. We … Continue reading

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Training, training, training

I am residing in a household with a living object lesson. Some of you may not know that Rambo is training for an Ironman triathlon. The first weekend in November we will travel to Panama City, Florida so he can … Continue reading

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Now that it is over

For me, summer and camp are synonymous words. When camp ends, summer ends, though the calendar does not think summer is officially over for another month. It has never been an easy time for me, this camp-to-the-part-of-the-year-that-is-not-camp transition. Maybe it’s … Continue reading

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