I promise this is the last segment of “Lessons Learned.”
* Slow roasted hot dogs are well worth the wait
* The world is different after camp
* Pack light. Moving a lot of stuff really stinks.
* You never know how much impact you really have on a kid’s life
* Yelling at kids is not the way to discipline. They rebel against that at home and at camp.
* Focusing on campers who came to Christ will change your heart about the ones that didn’t
* Wearing plastic bags around your shoes may make you look like an idiot but at least you don’t have muddy shoes
* Frog freaks are freakin’ funny (spoken by one of the summer counselors)
* Kids will make up any story, just listen anyway
* Piggy-back rides make kids sooo happy!
* Avoid homesick camper like the plague, but don’t ignore them.
* Learning the dynamics of my campers was important.
* SEVEN hours of sleep?! A blessing from the Lord is here!
* Don’t forget medication
* Don’t forget deodorant
* Sometimes God causes the greatest flourishing through our mistakes, not our strong points
* Flip-flops are a necessary part of life for young adults in America
* When God speaks through you, it’s not a black out experience, it’s just amazing and you learn from it too.
* God time is good
* When I get to bed at the same time every night, I don’t need an alarm clock.