Camp CUMCITO - Week 5 - Junior2
The squirming girl in the back pew hadn’t listened to the explanation, but she bolted upright when she saw the man come out of the box. “Is that the REAL Jesus?” she whispered to the staff member beside her. The staff member explained that it was just a man in a play pretending to be Peter from Bible times to tell us about Jesus. Not only did the girl sit up and forget her bad attitude, but she stood up to be able to see better and her eyes never left “Peter” as he spoke about Jesus and his love.
The chapel staff uses many different teaching methods, including puppet shows, object lessons and skits in order to get kids’ attention and help the kids understand about Bible truths. The truth focused on in this lesson was that Jesus loves us no matter what, even when we do things wrong. And thanks to a pretend time machine and a volunteer dressed in a robe and beard, a little girl that was determined not to pay attention, heard that message loud and clear.
The new rotating schedule at camp guarantees that each child has the opportunity to experience all the different camp activities, to include pool and water games, the climbing wall, s’mores campfire, sling shot shooting range, forest exploration, lake trampoline, swimming and boating. Camp CUMCITO is often the only place these kids have the opportunity to do these types of activities. This aligns with Camp CUMCITO’s desire to encourage kids to try new things and explore lots of different camp activities,