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Thanks, Fall Floaters!

As November is right around the corner, we wanted to give a quick shout-out to a few fine folks who will be wrapping up their time with us in the next couple of days. At the end of… Read More

Welcome, Chris & Kaitlin!

It’s been a year chock full of transition around here, and as such, we figured we’d keep you in the loop with some of the latest staffing changes that have taken place.  This past summer, we welcomed Chris “Deano”… Read More

Introducing the 2015-2016 Cascades Interns!

We hire over 70 college-aged summer staff every year – many of whom you’ve probably met if you’ve spent much time around here during the summer – but have you ever wondered who keeps things running the other… Read More

Summer 2015 in Numbers

We’re well into our fall season here at Cascades, but before we get too far away from summer, we want to share a few fun numbers we came up with in an attempt to highlight all of the various… Read More

The Bob Lives On

In a series of unfortunate events, Cascades’ beloved ‘Bob’ – that big yellow water toy of goodness – broke! Many of us were at a loss. What were we to do without our dear, sweet Bob?! But, as… Read More

2015 Summer is here!

Summer staff has arrived, we marched in the Prairie Days Parade, Primary Camp has ended, and Independence Day Family Camp is right around the corner! Its hard believe that summer is finally here and also in full swing…. Read More

I am not called to be comfortable

One of my favorite things about working at Cascades Camp so far has been recruiting for summer staff. When I was told that I would be going to different colleges to talk about camp and being on summer… Read More

God At The Climbing Wall

With MUD right around the corner I have found myself thinking a lot about our last big youth retreat, Thunder. On the weekend of October 24th, over 400 middle school students came to Cascades for the annual middle… Read More

The Christ Child is Born

Every year the A Cappela Choir of my high school, back in New York, does a concert for Christmas called Vespers. Each year as the choir exits out of the building they sing “Silent Night”. When I was… Read More

Photos and Thoughts: God’s unrelenting pursuit

June 1939 Junior Boys Baptism in Puget Sound at Covenant Beach Last week I spent my morning going through archives of old camp photos. As I searched through these photos, I became overwhelmed at the thought of the… Read More