were 7 different activities and the entire camp was called Camp
Salvation. Most of the activities had God designed into them
somehow. We even used the Fully Rely on God frog as our mascot. We
they signed in the kids were each given a personalized set of
Military ID tags with their name, Rank (they are all Privates and
will advance in rank with each camp they attend), the camp name,
and other information. We gave each child a camouflage hat and
asked them to wear camo clothes to the camp. I may have got a
little carried away when I purchased an actual military parachute
to use as a canopy for shelter but itís all for Godís work and
it was worth it. It gave the parents a place to get out of the sun
and light rain that fell later in the day, and besides it looked
The obstacle course was laid out in giant letters spelling out
GOD. Along this course there was a balance beam, a rope swing, a
tunnel to crawl thru, a tire run, a wall climb, and other things
just like or similar to what the military uses to train their
At the rifle range the kids took 3 corks from 3 different treasure
chests labeled God's Love, God's Grace and God's Mercy. They then
took these TREASURES and used them to knock down painted cans
labeled as Sin, Hate, Anger, The Devil and etc.
There was a FROG beanbag toss, a rubber FROG shooting area, A Ring
Toss Booth, A fishing Booth, and a game I guess we would call
Ladders. We also rented a Moon Walk that was used as an earned
prize. Each time they completed 5 different activities they earned
time in the Moon Walk.
The day started with the Pledge of Allegiances to the US and
Christian Flags and Prayer. The kids were then assigned to an
adult leader or officer and were given they orders for the day at
that time. They followed their officer to each activity and to
lunch and stayed together as a unit throughout the day so that we
could keep the different age groups together. Scores were kept at
each activity and the kids could use their total score to choose
different prizes from the prize room.
It was a great time for all involved, even the adults. I look
forward to the next one and already have some different activities
planned for it. I really look forward to seeing these children as
they not only enjoy themselves and have a great time but also
learn about God and his many blessing during the course of the
God Bless each of you and good luck with your different groups.
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