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A Day in the Life of a Day Camper

No two days at Black Diamond are the same! Come along with us and learn about the typical – but never ordinary – day in the life of a Day Camper. Before we start, let’s talk about who’s who at Black Diamond Day Camp: Campers: Local kids, ages 5-12, who love to have fun! Counselors: College-aged Christian adults, carefully screened and selected, to serve our campers all summer long. They’re stellar role models, and they love to have fun, too! Ready? ...
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3 Ways to Spread Christmas Cheer this Season

Christmas is almost here! If you’re already crafting the perfect playlist, decking the halls, and dreaming of gifts and gatherings, you’re right on track for getting into the holiday spirit. And while all these things are fun and good, it’s important to remember the reason why we celebrate this special season – the birth of our Christ our King! This year, don’t forget to make the effort to consider the needs of others as you celebrate. Here are 3 easy ...
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My Favorite Place at Camp

When you come across the bridge at the entrance of Black Diamond Camp you are greeted by the friendliest of all trees. This tall tree sits on the bank of the creek and monitors the traffic. The traffic of the kids walking in its shade, the traffic of cars crossing the bridge it stands next to, and the traffic in the bustling creek that flows beside it.   Of all the trees at Black Diamond Camp this is my favorite one. Its leaves start as the smallest buds in spring and ...