Sparks: Sharing the Fire
of Camps Kahdalea & Chosatonga

: Antifragile Children: “YOU CAN DO HARD THINGS!”

One of the many joys of hearing Dr. Jonathan Haidt speak recently was learning more about what makes the human heart so dignified and special. Haidt leads his listeners to this point by grouping various examples into three categories: fragile, resilient, and antifragile. In the fragile category, he includes the example of a wine glass….

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: Wilderness First Responders at Your Service!

Two weeks ago, our year round staff at CKC had the opportunity to take a Wilderness First Responder class with Sierra Rescue, a wilderness medical educational institute. One of our friends over at Camp Carolina who is a Wilderness EMT, Wilderness First Responder, and certified by Sierra Rescue spent eight days teaching us how to…

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: My Next Guest Needs No Introduction: Ellen Tee!

Ellen Tee is someone who I’ve known and admired for years now, and I’m happy to pass on all the wisdom that she has shared with me. If you have ever planned a trip, completed a school project, or just tried keep your room or house in decent order then you know how important good…

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: Be Authentic  

By Janet Howser  January, 2024 1 Corinthians 13:13     And now these three remain: Faith, Hope and Love; But the greatest is Love. What does it mean to choose the hard right?  Every day we’re faced with countless choices, options and opportunities. On a good day, these decisions are easy to make and we often do…

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: CKC Spotify!

Do you ever find yourself wanting to snap your fingers and be back at camp? Well, what if I told you there was something that could bring you back to this place with just the click of a button? Camp has continuously been updating the camp Spotify account to provide all of the songs that…

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: THE Insider’s Packing List

Here it is folks! Coming to camp for the first time can be overwhelming. Having someone who has been going to camp for a long time tell you all of the things to pack that you wouldn’t think to pack is HUGE, and I’m going to tell you everything you need to know. Below is…

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: A Month in Review

This month has been a beautiful and busy one at CKC and across the United States in all camps travels and adventures. We’ve had showings in Washington, D.C., Ohio and Louisiana, gone to two amazing conferences, and had many projects happening on campus in Brevard. On the Program Director side of things, Hanna and I…

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: Simplicity: Following the Lead of the First Believers

“All the believers devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching, and to fellowship, and to sharing in meals (including the Lord’s Supper), and to prayer.” – Acts 2:42 I love the simplicity of this verse. After Jesus rose from the dead and ascended into Heaven, his apostles led the disciples in a simple life, a life…

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: A Photo Journey of the CKC Mission to Ecuador

This trip surpassed our expectations in a big way. We wish to give a special shoutout to Ricky Lytle, our fearless leader and an amazing liason to our hosts in Ecuador! Thank you for all you did to make this trip happen, Ricky! We love you! Our trip was broken into two parts: (1) working…

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: Which Session is Right for My Camper? by Jeffrey Trufant

Mini Session? Junior Session?? Main Session?!? – Oh My!  Each of our summer sessions is unique and so is each of our campers and families.  Which session is right for you can sometimes seem like a daunting question! With several sessions to choose from, let’s talk for a minute about what each one offers so…

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