“We’re going up there? But where are the cabins? I can’t see them!”
“Is Cabin Seven a cool cabin?”
“Thanks, Mom. I’m good. See ya!”
First time grandparents were also in abundance. Many couldn't count the number of trips they’d made bringing their children up the mountain to St. George’s over the years. And here they were back again to introduce an oldest grandchild to the dearly-held traditions and zaniness of St. G’s.
Bishop Ted Gulick, former camper, counselor and assistant director, brought his own grandson to the mountain this year for first session. He then stayed on for his first time back in an official capacity at St. George's in over 40 years, serving as the Session I chaplain.
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By Julie Simonton
She takes her family to Shrine Mont every chance she gets and can’t wait for her oldest child to be old enough for camp in 2017.