A Leap of Faith
Adrian came to Camp as part of a guest group at Black Diamond. He was recognized for his outstanding participation in the virtue and wisdom courses during the retreat. The camp staff observed almost immediately that Adrian paid more attention during the virtue and wisdom seminars than any of the other boys. His questions about faith were well thought out.
Adrian made friends right away and approached each activity with great enthusiasm. One activity was a bit of a challenge for him. During the zipline activity, Adrian made the 30-foot climb up the tree but froze when he got to the top. The staff could tell something was wrong and patiently helped Adrian work through his fear, making sure Adrian felt safe. They let Adrian decide on his own whether to go any further. After 20 minutes Adrian was able to jump off the platform. We were all thrilled to see Adrian conquer his fear and take that leap of faith.