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Setting Aside the Smartphone

Photo courtesy of T Bar M Camps By CCCA It’s fairly common to see teens give undivided attention to their phones, and cultural trends indicate smartphone use won’t be going away anytime soon. Parents and youth leaders want to help adolescents navigate technology with wisdom. It can be a challenge when students’ devices are readily…

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Don’t Waste Your Summer

By CCCA (Photo courtesy of Word of Life) If you’re a student looking for a way to spend your summer, consider working at camp. There are so many ways to serve, and it could be one of your best summers yet. Picture yourself: Interacting with kids Building life-long friendships Learning from peers, leaders and campers…

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A great first day

By Aaron E. Ziebarth, Executive Director There is a lot of enthusiasm during the first day of staff training. As I talk with summer staff members I am excited about the high caliber of staff the Lord has assembled for this year. God has compiled a team of hungry servants who want to share his…