The Lord is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; Of whom shall I be afraid?

— Psalm 27:1 (NKJV)

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 
Purple

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
Yellow

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
Orange

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
Red

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
Green

‘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

Track Star

This will be Track Star’s 6th summer at Camp Thurman and his third year as a counselor. He was a camper for two years and still remembers the awesome experiences of conquering the power pole, sailing across eagles glide (the zip-line), the intense games of slap dodge ball, and much more! He is an upcoming junior in college attending Ouachita Baptist University, majoring in Biology. He is so excited to return to Camp Thurman for another great summer and he can’t wait to see the great things that God will do through the lives of both him and the campers. His goal is to make sure that they leave Camp Thurman beaming with as much joy and excitement as when they arrived on their first day! Get ready for an awesome-packed summer at Camp Thurman as Track Star helps the campers embark on their next fun-filled adventure!