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Director’s Blog — October 29, 2015

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Day 60 — From the Director’s Desk: Good afternoon, friends of CBI! Ali Osborne here, writing to you from the camp office. I’m two months in to my new position as your Camp Bow-Isle Director. I’ve been so grateful for the warm welcome I’ve received from campers, staff, parents, practitioners, and cooks. I’m excited to […]

Director’s Blog — May 5, 2015

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We’re excited to be preparing for our 21st summer here at Camp Bow-Isle, and we look forward to welcoming all the campers and staff to beautiful Bowen Island for youth sessions and family camp. After this summer, we will be moving to St. Louis to be closer to our children who are attending Principia. It […]

Director’s Blog — March 31, 2015

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Saving our Children from “Safety” Many parents seem to think that their primary responsibility is to keep their children SAFE. Certainly this is not a BAD idea, but our society has shifted quickly, from encouraging to requiring, all parents to eliminate ANYTHING that might be even remotely considered “unsafe” for our children. I’m not convinced […]

Director’s Blog — December 18, 2014

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Merry Christmas Everyone! All the campers with the last name of “Heath” are home for the holidays and we are loving our time here in Tent “0”. Rex is especially happy to have the Big Kids home to play; all that is needed now is some snow! We’ll see… If you are a camper and […]

Director’s Blog — October 2, 2014

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Ahhhh-tumn! Summer 2014 was an amazing combination of healings, activities, joy, productivity, inspiration, sunny days, cool nights, new friends, old friends, personal challenges and growth! We are pleased to say that we had as much fun as the campers and we are already looking forward to next year. Of all the good that goes on […]

Director’s Blog — June 5, 2014

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We’re so excited that summer is finally here! HUGE thanks to all the volunteers who helped out at our work party in May. Camp looks terrific, and the sunny days have arrived. Perhaps the lake is even getting warm after a long wet winter! Junior Girls come first this summer, and our staff eagerly await […]

Director’s Blog — January 17, 2014

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Feeling Canadian! After nearly 20 years as a resident, I’m starting to actual feel like I am Canadian. The 2010 Olympics helped. When the gold medal hockey game went into overtime I was watching as a guest of an Alaskan family. Many in attendance commented that some Alaskans feel an affiliation to Canada. But not […]

Director’s Blog — December 14, 2013

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What do you want for Christmas? No, really, I mean it. What would you choose if you could have anything? A new cell phone? New clothes? Video game? Various “things”. Or, possibly a new job? Or a new home? A new car? Maybe you came up with a dollar figure — a million dollars. Ten […]

Director’s Blog — September 5, 2013

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Parenting without Fear The Bible is so clear about the relationship of Love and fear as opposites: “There is no fear in love, but perfect love casteth out fear” (I John 5:18) It doesn’t get much more straightforward than that! If these two (fear and Love) are polar opposites then they really have nothing in […]

Director’s Blog — July 25

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Below is Jon’s report after he’d had a chance to catch up on some sleep, following the Junior and Senior Boys’ sessions — Junior Boys Junior Boys for 2013 will be recorded as a strong session with some really interesting opportunities for the Director to get creative! The entire first week of camp was a […]