To say I enjoy camping would be a gross overstatement. With the right group of friends, I’ve been known to enjoy a sleepless night or two in a tent but it’s definitely not something I seek out.

I just returned from Stake girls camp last week and had a great time – I also came to the realization the camping in cabins is much more enjoyable than tents and these girls don’t know how good they have it!

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I served as the stake photographer but I slept in a cabin with my ward and there was never a dull moment.

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The weather served us well and it was much cooler (in the 80s) than the valley heat we’re used to. One afternoon a storm rolled in and in no time there were large rivers running through the camp. Girls were dancing and splashing and even washing their hair in the rain.

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It’s been years since I’ve been to camp but I was reminded just how great it is. There are so many aspects of camp that teach and train these girls. They try things they haven’t done before (zip-line and archery), they learn practical skill sets, they make new friends, they teach and lead one another and strengthen their testimonies.
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There are so many people that work to make events like this successful and it is so much work – but so worth it. So grateful for this group that I was able to spend time with, joke with and play pranks with. Like I said before – there was rarely a dull moment.
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