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tee-shirt time

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Cody and Emily spent the better part of two and a half days last week rolling tee shirts ... and not just any tee-shirts ... our 2011 camper tee-shirts!

Apparently they have some kind of multi-media extravaganza planned to present their labour to you all, but in the meantime, we're going to be rocking the jewel tones in 2011.



March 2011 Update

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Prayer Requests
☆ Please pray for our 2011 staff team. We don't have quite enough May-June staff just yet – please pray God will provide us with the right number of mature, energetic young adults who have an unquenchable drive to share the love of Christ with everyone they meet. A staff of sixteen for May and June is ideal.
☆ We had 646 campers in 2008 and 2009, 664 campers in 2010, and we're praying that we'll see about 690 campers in 2011.

Upcoming Events
Ladies' Retreat – April 15-17, 2011
Fundraising Concert, Edmonton – 7PM, May 13, 2011
With Vicky Berg & Simon Hoskyn, at Sunrise Church. Tickets are $10 at the door.
Fundraising Concert, Calgary – 7PM, May 14, 2011
With Alexander McInnes & Vicky Berg, at Dalhousie Church. Tickets are $10 at the door.
Father & Sons' Retreat – June 3-5, 2011

Financial Update
We entered our 2011/12 fiscal year on March 1. To keep maintain our operations well, we have numerous projects to complete this year – we need a few new sa…

Rise 'n Shine, CCI and Awesome, according to Emily

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This year, for the first time, we ran two Rise 'n Shine junior high retreats: one at the end of January and one at the end of February. Mike Perschon spoke for both retreats, and Jasmin, Jeremy and Josh, from Dalhousie, led music through worship for both weekends. The pictures are from the first Rise 'n Shine. We don't have much for photos from round two ... although I heard rumours that Rachel from River West was wandering around with a camera. Rachel, can you hook me up with some photos?In addition to Rise 'n Shine, our staff packed up and headed down the road to another camp for our annual CCI / Alberta Conference. CCI stands for Christian Camping International, and it's one of the camping organizations we're part of. It's great to get together with camp staff from across the province to exchange stories, ideas and encouragement!Emily is our new blog queen -- I'm loving that she has lots to say. Thanks, Emily! Here's Emily's perspecti…