Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ.

Philippians 3:8 ESV

Cross Challenge

Cross #1
Girls: Light Pink | Guys: Blue

This should be given for memorizing the group verse. If one of the other 5 verses is the same as your group verse, substitute this verse for memorization:

For God so loved the world that He gave His only and only Son, that whoever believes in Him will never perish, but have eternal life.

— John 3:16

Cross #2 

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive our sins and purify us from all our wrongdoing.

— 1 John 1:9

Cross #3

Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.’

— John 14:6

Cross #4

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Honor your father and mother which is the first commandment with a promise.

— Ephesians 6:1-2

Cross #5

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Against such things there is no law.

— Galatians 5:22-23

Cross #6

‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’

— Matthew 22:37-39


Ristretto attended Camp Thurman as a child and loved it. Thats part of the reason he came to work here. He is also working here because he feels like God is calling him to do some form of ministry with children. When he heard that camp Thurman needed guy workers he knew that that was God. Ristretto is right now trying to find his purpose. All of his quiet times and bible readings are drawing him closer to God and helping him find his purpose in life and what God wants for him. He isn’t going to school right now but if that’s where God leads them, then that’s where he will go. Ristretto couldn’t decide on his favorite verse. He loves Romans 1:16. He also loves all of chapter 5 in Acts. He wants to get to a point in his life where he is as radical as John and Peter. They got arrested and beaten but not only wouldn’t, they couldn’t stop talking about Jesus.

9:00Bible StudyBible StudyBible StudyBible StudyBible Study
09:30Swim Test B (Sea of Galilee)Slip N SlideArchery/BBsThe RockSam's Place/Bug Hunt @ 9:20
10:20Snacks- RicosThe River NileSea of GalileePetting Zoo- AGames
11:10Photos BSnacks- Ricos(K Klimb Climb Only)Crafts 1AKidron Valley
12:25Broomtree SkitsBroomtree SkitsBroomtree SkitsBroomtree SkitsBroomtree Skits
01:00Sea of GalileeCrafts 1BSea of GalileeSea of GalileeSea of Galilee
01:45Crafts 1BTarzan's SwingSnacks- RicosSnacks- RicosSnacks- Ricos
02:30GamesSea of GalileeGamesMadman's MountainWater Wagon