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I Scream, You Scream, We all Scream for the Ice Rink...

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It's time for another  update on whats been going on around camp since the snow has started falling as well as the degrees on the thermometer outside! Yes it is slowly getting colder out there and with all that cold comes ice and with ice comes time to build the ice rink!

We have once again transformed our beloved basketball pad into an ice rink. And once again it shall be enjoyed by all who come and skate on it!  We build an ice rink in the winter for two main reasons. Number one for our Annual 3 on 3 Pond Hockey Tournament (It would be difficult to have a Hockey Tournament if we didn't have an ice rink!) And also for our guests to enjoy while they are here during the winter months.

Steph and Christoph have put a lot of hard work and long hours into creating the ice rink this year and we really appreciate everything that they have put into it!

For those of you who don't know what goes into making an ice rink or don't know how to make an outdoor ice rink then here is a…

Oh CANADA!

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Hi! It's the Germans: Hannah, Christoph and Fritzi. We would like to share some of our funny, sometimes pretty crazy and confusing experiences here in Canada with you.
You think, there's nothing really extraordinary and interesting about your country?
YOU ARE WRONG!
For us every single day is an adventure and we learn something new.
Everything starts with  LANGUAGE: When you try to explain a camper that they have to put on the harness like a pair of “trousers”, (instead of “pants”). Or a boy tells you he will have “belay lesson” and you think he does “ballet”.
ACCOMMODATION: Do you live in a wooden house (with carpet on your stairs down to the basement)? We usually don't. The typical German house is built out of bricks and has no plain front yard! We don't have fans in German houses, not even in the bathrooms.
FOOD: People with a huge love for Bacon, Ranch dressing, Burgers and Tim Hortons-Coffee. We rather prefer Sauerkraut and soft Pretzels.
CHURCHES: The …

It's time to meet our cook.

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Name: Ken

Family: He has been married to Rachel for 9.5 yearsand has three kids. Kiah, Danieland Levi have been born and raised at camp and love to be here.

Hometown: Grande Prairie/Camp Evergreen (lived here for 8.5 years now)

Hobbies/Loves: Gardening, Photography

Age: Undetermined

Why are you at camp? Cause God says: 'this is home'

What do you do at camp? Head cook (and he makes the best cookies ever!)

What did you do before you were at camp? I was at a Bible School, worked in a bakery and as a cook.
If people were to describe you in one word, what would they say? Joyful
When you were five years old, what did you want to be? Fireman 
If you were a plant, what would you be? Basil
What would your ultimate care package contain? M&M's, chocolate and tickets to a 'Third-Day' concert.