Friday, June 26, 2009
This was or theme for Young Women's camp. For us it was living our legacy. I think it turned out great. This is how the week played out: We meet Tuesday morning at the Beach Street Building with all the Stake Leaders (13) and the YCL'S (53)(youth camp leaders), and 2 amazing priesthood holders to be there for us. The men loaded all the girls stuff in a trailer, and we loaded up all the girls. I had 4 girls from the Park Glen 2ND ward, even though Rick's car can hold more I had to take the back seats out for all the stuff I was taking to camp. We got to camp and unloaded and had the girls take their stuff to their cabins. We had the YCL's make welcome signs to hang on the cabins for the girls that would be arriving the next day. We had lunch, some girls went swimming and hung out some rode horses. We watched the original Parent Trap, and made the yummy popcorn with Almond Bark. Then everyone went to their cabins and we went to sleep (haha). The next day we were prepared for all the girls and leaders to arrive. What a site that is to see so many young women coming to camp, and parents and leaders bringing them and all their stuff. After check in in they all got their shirts and we took a camp picture. Everyone got ready for the days activities. This year one of our activities was horses, each girl got to ride about 30 minutes. Since its Texas and it certainly gets hot here we had to change our classes and activities around to be in the morning. We had a 4 rotation classes to attend. Horses, ropes course/ranch activities, a spiritual class, pool. Our classes were "Roots and Branches" taught by Sister Tan, she is an amazing woman. She has 4 small children and when we have camp she leaves them with her husband as long as he can take the time off, or with friends of her ward. Sister Tan has this amazing testimony, she joined the church at 17 in Singapore, from the example of a girl that she didn't really know at first. My class was "What's in a name", Sister Johnson's class was on "I write my own story" Sister Furniss's class was on her own history. I will write more later.