Share Your Story, Second Place: Grace Hunter

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Grace Hunter is the Second Place winner of the Share Your Story contest. For this contest we asked past staffers and volunteers to send us their stories about how Camp Barnabas has affected their lives by asking them two questions: “What do you love about Barnabas?” and “How has Barnabas impacted you?” Here is Grace’s story: The love of Barnabas … Read More

Share Your Story, Third Place: Abigail Stockton

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  Abigail Stockton is the Third Place winner of the Share Your Story contest. For this contest we asked past staffers and volunteers to send us their stories about how Camp Barnabas has affected their lives by asking them two questions: “What do you love about Barnabas?” and “How has Barnabas impacted you?” Here is Abigail’s story: Barnabas to me … Read More

Beyond Barnabas – Life’s A Trip!

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Your second interactive, impactful devotion from Barnabas is here! Christmas and the new year are fast approaching! It’s a good time to stop and consider where God wants to take us in the coming year. Successful trips—road trips, ski trips, camping trips, a Christ-centered life—require careful planning and preparation. This edition of Beyond Barnabas provides teaching on and practical tools for planning a purposeful, prosperous … Read More

Beyond Barnabas – Digital Devotional

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When summer draws to a close, it’s easy to slip back into our routine and forget the spiritual highs we experienced at camp. Let’s not let that happen this year! We’re so excited to introduce Beyond Barnabas, a series of digital devos designed to keep the camp “fire” burning! Here’s your first interactive, impactful devotion, With God, All Things are Possible! Inside you’ll … Read More

Meet Our Staff: Sammi Novak – Staff Director

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We’re excited to introduce to you our Staff Director, Sammi! Sammi loves hiking, camping, and just spending as much time outdoors as possible. We sat down with her and asked her a few questions so can get to know her better before you meet her at camp this summer! Question: What is your role at camp this summer? Answer: I … Read More

August Featured Camper: Kiera

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Our August featured camper is a vivacious, fun-loving, 20-year-old who loves to laugh and spend time with her friends. During the year, Kiera works in a coffee shop serving customers and also spends time with her family helping out on the farm. She’s been coming to camp for 10 years and absolutely loves it. Learn more about Kiera below: “Barnabas … Read More

April Featured Camper: Chris

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Chris Wheeler is a veteran camp-goer. Last year marked his tenth summer; but that doesn’t stop him from being just as fired up about camp as he was when he first visited. April is National Autism Awareness Month! We caught up with Chris Wheeler to hear more about his life with autism: Question: How old are you? Answer: 21. Question: … Read More

January Featured Campers: Ellis Anne & Anya

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Meet the fabulous sister duo, Ellis Anne & Anya. Both have been on quite a journey! At seven days old, Ellis Anne had her first heart surgery. Born with down syndrome and a condition called hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS), she came into this world fighting for her life. She spent her first months of life in and out of … Read More

December Featured Camper: Nathan

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To 19-year-old Nathan, Camp Barnabas isn’t just a place he goes for the summer, to him it’s “like another home.” Nathan captured our hearts this year with his sweet story. We were lucky enough to catch it on camera along with interviews with his dad and summer missionary, Sam. Here are a few of the highlights: Name: Nathan Leeker Age: … Read More