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A Friend Remembers

Posted by on Oct 16, 2014 in LLYC: The Beat

For those of you who might have missed it, take time to read this heartfelt letter from our Senior Director, Chandler Pruitt, about his work alongside LLYC legend Frog Sullivan. We’ve been talking a lot about Frog this fall- from his decades-long tenure on Echo Bluff to his unforgettable Round-up talks- and it’s clear that […]

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Applying to Work at Camp: Just Do It!

Posted by on Oct 07, 2014 in LLYC: The Beat

I live in Austin, pretty close to UT campus, which means I run into LLYC folks all the time. Some of them were my campers, some I worked with, and some remember me only as “that pregnant lady” married to the incomparable Barrett Raven (we worked out at camp the summer we were expecting our […]

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Meet Gena Edwards! (You should probably already know her)

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 in LLYC: The Beat

Did y’all know that there is a secret LLYC operation going on in Kerrville, all day, every day for 49-ish weeks of the year? This hush-hush operation is run by some amazing ladies, including the incomparable Gena Edwards. Check out this post from Britt Williams at the LLYC Alumni blog: They call it “bringing the […]

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The FUN-terns have arrived!

Posted by on Sep 23, 2014 in LLYC: The Beat

Well guys, you might feel like there’s an eternity between now and June 2015, but back at the LLYC offices in Kerr-vegas (Kerrville) our people are hard at work!! Chandler and the gang are already preparing for next summer, and a new set of interns (or FUN-terns, as they call themselves) are kicking it into […]

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A Refuge: Camp and God

Posted by on Sep 16, 2014 in LLYC: The Beat

Ahhhh, the first cool-front of the year hits, and suddenly we are wearing sweaters and drinking hot chocolate (if only for a few days.). If you- like me- need a reminder of why LLYC is worth waiting another 9 months for, check out this interview with musician and Young Lifer Justin McRoberts. Even as an adult, […]

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Taking a moment to remember

Posted by on Sep 08, 2014 in LLYC: The Beat

I absolutely LOVED this Roundup Newsletter post from the always-thoughtful Jenny Hendricks. Reminding readers to take time to reflect, Hendricks shares her own family’s approach to transition as they return to the rhythm of school, work, and family life. Enjoy! With summer almost in the rearview mirror and back-to-school emerging on the horizon, this time […]

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Is Beyonce a Proverbs 31 woman?

Posted by on Sep 01, 2014 in LLYC: The Beat

Got your attention with that title, eh? I remember reading Proverbs 31 as a young christian and wondering, What if I never get married? What if I never have children? How can I be the kind of woman God wants to use? Although years later I am both a wife and a mother, I see more […]

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Speaking of Hospitality

Posted by on Aug 22, 2014 in LLYC: The Beat

Be sure to check out the High Calling series of posts about hospitality- this one, by Kristen Schell, starts with the author’s memories of her time spent at Singing Hills: “The summer I turned nine, I survived leaving home for the first time. As a homebody, the thought of two weeks away at summer camp […]

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Rooted and MOG: The Way We Study

Posted by on Aug 18, 2014 in LLYC: The Beat

For anyone who’s ever wondered, “What the heck is MOG, and why is my kid suddenly reading his bible?”- check out this post from Jenny Hendricks. This summer at LLYC, your kids took part in a rich study of the Word of God. Separated into guys and gals, they spent their mornings soaking up truth and […]

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An Excellent Case for Camp

Posted by on Aug 10, 2014 in LLYC: The Beat

Even though the author, Chrissy Jones,  is referring to a camp in Maine (not the Texas Hill Country) and it lasts a whopping 8 weeks (not 2), this article has some incredibly strong arguments for the benefits of sleep-away camp for modern kids. Read it and weep, folks… then mark your calendars and register for […]

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