The following is a letter we received from a kid this summer who made it to Young Life camp with help from the Campership Legacy Fund. We couldn’t say it any better!
Dear Young Life,
My name is Jeramey. Two weeks ago I had the opportunity to go to camp at Washington Family Ranch. At camp I had an awesome time riding the Ridge Runners, playing dodgeball and playing on the trampolines in the lake. I had no idea what to expect going to camp other than my leader promised me it was going to blow me away and it did. Everything blew me away, from the meals, to the sports center, to the first night on the obstacle course.
The thing that probably blew me away the most was cabin time and the 15 minutes of silence. I can honestly say that I have never taken 15 minutes of time to think about all that Jesus has done for me. During one of my 15 minutes, I accepted the free invitation from Jesus to begin a relationship with Him. I still have a lot of questions, and I don’t know much about the Bible, but I know I need a change. My leader, Geoff, said that we would continue having cabin time back home where we can learn more about the Bible and what it means to “walk” with Jesus everyday.
I want to thank you for your scholarship, because I know without going to this camp, I would be going down the wrong path and maybe would have never had the chance to hear the message like I did at Washington Family Ranch.