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Sunday, June 19, 2011

Young Women Camp

It's the season - for girls camp!

What a difference you make in the lives of young women.

And Elder Holland understands your sacrifice:
"I am grateful for Young Women leaders who go to girls camp and, without shampoo, showers, or mascara, turn smoky, campfire testimony meetings into some of the most riveting spiritual experiences those girls—or those leaders—will experience in their lifetime."(October 2010 General Conference)

Here's a wonderful gift - a message from Sister Dalton all about girl's camp in the June 18 Church News - "Young Women camp provides powerful mountaintop experiences" 

A few quotes:

"Summer signals the time for Young Women camp. For many young women, they look forward to this time all year. And, if you ask a young woman what she likes best about camp, inevitably she will reply, "All of it!" But specifically, she will reply that she loves the testimony meeting.

"Young Women camp is an opportunity for leaders to plant the gospel deep into hearts. It provides an opportunity to develop trusting relationships, provide spiritual experiences, teach skills, develop leadership and have fun....

"Young women camp is not optional. It is an essential part of a well-rounded program for young women ages 12 to 18. Camp is a catalyst for growth spiritually, physically, mentally and emotionally."    read the complete article

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