With God, All Things Are Possible

Imagine that you are 35 feet off the ground. You hear your friends cheering you on from below as you traverse the double tightrope on Stony Lake’s brand new high ropes course. The exhilaration you feel as you fly through each element is incredible. But I’ll let you in on a camp secret. The goal of high ropes is not for campers to complete the course. While it is a very physical task, we have high ropes here at Stony Lake to empower campers and strengthen their faith. We honor where each camper is at physically, mentally, and spiritually by Continue Reading →

God, the Creator

As a former camper at Michi-Lu-Ca, I fondly remember playing a game called “Camouflage”. This hide-and-seek style game involved running into the woods in attempt to hide or camouflage oneself from the seeker. I remember experiencing this incredible sense of peace as I crouched behind a mossy tree and the only sound I could hear was the rustling of leaves. In terms of God’s creation, I felt like I had been plunged into the real deal. Looking back, being fully immersed in nature while also being in a camp where I felt fully immersed in Jesus’ love was very formative Continue Reading →

One Body, Many Parts

As the first week of camp draws near, our summer staff has prepared to serve campers in the most all-encompassing way possible. We learned about risk management, anti-racism, and became CPR, First Aid, lifeguard, and high ropes certified. We learned how to create inclusive communities centered in the love of Jesus and became a wonderful community of our own. We learned how to build up campers’ faith and foster their leadership and service skills. Because of this preparation, we are all anticipating another safe, exciting, and faith-filled summer! In 1 Corinthians chapter 12 we hear, “There is one body, but Continue Reading →