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CampOn! Update

Walking on campus you can see the many changes and updates that have been made to our facilities since we started our CampOn! campaign.  This summer all of our overnight campers were housed in new cabins.  Each of these 8 cabins have 20 beds, HVAC, and restrooms complete with showers.  They are a great addition […]

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Mileah’s Story

In the past when I’ve finished my week of summer camp, I’ve made resolutions of how I wanted to change, but my decisions wouldn’t stick. I would go home, the school year would begin, and my resolutions would quickly disappear. A few summers ago, the camp theme was “All In,” meaning to go “all-in” in […]

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“Overflowing”

Our 2019 Summer Camp theme was “Overflowing.” Sometimes we work so hard to serve people; to do “good works.” We try to earn God’s favor and end up getting burned out. But we have it all backwards. We can’t win God’s favor because we already have it! It was His favor among other things that […]

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Karen’s Story

My husband, John, and I hosted a table at our church’s mission festival almost 20 years ago.  We looked forward to meeting a missionary and getting to hear all about the way God was using them in their calling.  What a wonderful surprise to discover that we were hosting local missionaries, Bob and Debbie Johnson […]

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WRAL’s Best Camp Award!

Wow! We’re thrilled to announce that New Life Camp has been awarded “Best Camp” in WRAL’s yearly Voters’ Choice Awards! Shout out to the thoughtful individual who sent in the initial nomination, to staff member Bo Roberts’ son Hart for informing us that we were in the running, and to all of the New Life […]

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A Reprieve from Distraction

One mantra of the New Life Camp staff is that each staff member’s relentless pursuit of individual spiritual growth is the greatest protection of our ministry. To that end, spiritual growth, our staff has been discussing the “tension” of our digital devices vs. the solitude that is so conducive to growth in our spiritual lives.  […]

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Camp On Update

  On March 27, the Wake County Board of Adjustments approved a Special Use Permit for our master plan to renew our summer camp facilities.   This is exciting as it gives us a green light to proceed further with the facility updates as we have been talking about in our Camp On Capital Campaign. This approval […]

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