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Session Two of 2013 Peacebuilders Camp Begins!

I’m sitting in the kitchen eating blueberries, feeling the breeze from the window (have I mentioned we don’t have A/C?), listening to the crickets and frogs, and enjoying the sweet silence of campers who have finally gone to sleep. The counseling staff today started out tired from such a sleep deficit, but by the end … Continue reading »

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Preparing for our next group of world-changers!

This weekend we’ve only had 1 day to do the preparation work we had about 3 days to do before the first session, so we’ve been running around busy. As I look over campers’ information, I’m struck by how different they all are. We work really hard to make sure we have campers in each … Continue reading »

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Peacemakers of the Future!

Our final day with this group has come and gone. We’ve seen friendships grow up between campers during the week, and it was sad to see them part ways. It’s also hard not knowing if I’ll hear from some of these teens again in the future. I know the whole staff will be wondering how … Continue reading »

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Day one, session one – Peacemakers!

Today was a day full of introductions and orientations. Campers finally arrived and impressed us all day with how quickly they were meshing as a team. They got acquainted with the Koinonia community, took a tour of the farm and learned about its history, heard stories of peacebuilders, got introduced to the UN Declaration of … Continue reading »

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