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Unstoppable

The stone beneath me wobbled and I lurched to grab a neighboring boulder. I looked back to where Zacarias and Julie picked their way through the boulder field, faithfully and foolishly following my lead. I had been sure that the … Continue reading

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The Tropics

I think my favorite part about our trip to the jungle was the kids complaining about bug bites, heat and humidity from time to time.  “You SEE why I don’t like the jungle?” I would laugh at them.  “Suck it … Continue reading

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The Much-Awaited Summer Camp Plans!

This “summer” promises to be our most exciting yet, full of new activities and new participants!  During the months of December and January, we could really use your prayers for safety, fun, and open hearts and minds.  Here’s a rundown … Continue reading

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Planting Seeds in Argentina

My recent trip to Argentina proved to be very fruitful in terms of opportunities to spread the word about adventure therapy and gain some visibility among Christian camp circles in Latin America.  Although many irritating obstacles appeared along the way, … Continue reading

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Surprised by Growth

Our recent adventure trip to Toro Toro with 15 young men from the Bolivia Life Center was marked by multiple examples of boys stepping forward to accept responsibilities and confront fears in ways I had not anticipated.  Throughout our 3 … Continue reading

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Learning to Lead

On the cusp of the Amazon Basin, where the towering Andes mountains fall away dramatically into the jungle, it rains a lot. Almost constantly.  The change in climate and vegetation is instantaneous; within meters, the dreary pines and alpine grasses … Continue reading

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Come High Water

A key element in adventure therapy, supposedly, is control.  But the other element is adventure.  And adventure, strictly speaking, is an unusual and exciting, typically hazardous, experience or activity.  And that is exactly what we got in Toro Toro. It began … Continue reading

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