Illahee Family Dresses Up

Campers dress up everyday at camp

What is it about the magic of Halloween?  I’ve never been much for ghosts and goblins, but I loved waiting in line to vote today next to a five year old fireman.  Gretchen’s son, Ezra has been wearing his Star Wars ARFtrooper costume since his birthday earlier this month, and last Sunday we hiked up … Continued

Opening Ceremonies!

There is something magical about the Olympics, and I’m pretty excited that they are in London. I’m also pretty excited that someone invented TiVo because camp is more exciting, and I’m going to have to steal glimpses of the action late at night or early in the morning as I can. As I write, there … Continued

Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow!

I love Sundays at camp. There’s something so pure and open about this community that makes us all acutely aware of God’s presence at almost every turn. On Sundays, we love to worship Him in His Woodland Chapel in thanksgiving for all that we have been given…especially each other and the opportunity to spend these … Continued

Illahee Olympics and a Summer Drizzle!

It’s been a long time since I can remember a summer rain like the one today. Usually in the mountains, rains come with thunder, and in dramatic fashion. They leave as quickly as they came, and we clean up the leaves and sticks, and washed gravel left in the wake. Today was just one of … Continued