April 2017
A monthly e-newsletter dedicated to connecting you to events, resources, people, tools and encouragement to help you thrive!
Woohoo From You Know Who
Encourage One Another Daily!

On the day before Easter, my family enjoyed a fun day together at Target Field watching our beloved Twins defeat the dreaded Chicago White Sox. Sitting in the stands that day, I couldn't help but reflect on a previous Chicago White Sox team...the 1919 squad , including the great Shoeless Joe, who were banned from baseball for life in what became known as the "Black Sox Scandal."  How in the world could a dominant team throw away their opportunity for a World Series victory? ... [read more]
Spring Quilt Pictures!
Facebook Album

Play Ball! We spent this spring quilting, scrapbooking, and learning more than we ever though possible about the game of baseball! Enjoy these photos from all four Quilt Retreats this spring!

Hebrews 3:13-14

"But encourage one another every day, as long as it is called Today, so that none of you may be hardened by sin's deceitfulness. We have come to share in Christ, if indeed we hold firmly to the end the confidence we had at first."
Quilt Machine Changes a Life in Jamaica!

Through the generosity of Camp quilters and the loving presence of the Jamaican Missions Team from Upsala (including Camp staff Phil & Jan Gerth and Linda Day), Shane was presented with a sewing machine and with it, the makings of a new future. Praise God!

Trending @ The Trading Post
Camp Lebanon Nalgene

The Camp Lebanon favorite is back and ready for the summer. With new trendy colors and Camp's awesome new logo, the Nalgene will keep you hydrated in style this summer!

From the Camp Kitchen
Jackie's Creamy Coleslaw

Jackie Johnson's creamy coleslaw was a popular food item at the spring quilt retreats! So much so, that we decided to share the recipe with you all.
Pin of the Month:

Woohoo!  Retrofit your wardrobe using gussets and shirt extenders, pieces from other garments and lace.  Reconstruct those thrift store finds to get that shabby chic, boho look!  Take a sneak peek of what is happening at Summer Sew...and, you can do this on your own.

Summer Sew
June 4-8
(two night, three night, or four night options)

What could be more fun than mixing a favorite hobby with a favorite time of year at a favorite destination? Enjoy all the favorite features of quilt retreats (e.g. instructors, classes, Quilt Shop, delicious food, and more!) with all the favorite activities of Camp Lebanon in the summer (e.g. campfires, zipline, pontoon rides, hiking).

Summer Sew Special
$99 for anyone NEW to Camp Quilt Retreats!

Summer Sew Retreat (June 4-8) offers two-night, three-night or four-night options.  We are offering a special "First Timers" rate for anyone who has never attended a Camp Lebanon Quilt Retreat: $99 for a two-night stay (includes 5 delicious meals and a bottomless coffee pot!).

Mother Daughter (& Grandma) Retreat
May 5-7
"The World Awaits"

Add a sweet touch to your forever relationships with a memory-making weekend filled with meaningful sessions, cool crafts, crazy games, family activities, talk time, and all the fun of Camp!  This year's theme takes us around the globe as we explore languages, food, crafts, games, and interesting facts from countries around the world.  Your "passport" will be ready for you ... come join us for this fun trip around the world!

Upcoming Calendar
Spring & Summer

April 28-30 - Dads N Lads (send your guys!)
May 5-7 - Mother Daughter (& Grandma)
May (11)12-14 - Young Adult Retreat
May 26-29 - Memorial Weekend Family
May 29 - 70th Anniversary Celebration!
June 4-8 - Summer Sew
Camp Lebanon Volunteers Needed!

Our summer program offers many opportunities for adults who love Jesus and support the ministry of Camp Lebanon to volunteer in a variety of areas. If you are interested in serving as a volunteer, please call us at 800.816.1502 for more information.

- Health Care - nurses, first aid trained workers, para specialists
- Construction/building projects
- Fishing volunteers to assist children on the dock
- Waterfront assistance