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Great Lakes Adventure part 5: Lake Erie

Finally, we have come to the end of our epic Great Lakes Adventure! Today, I’m going to tell you about our last stop: Lake Erie! We had such an amazing trip! I was really nervous beforehand that it would be too long, too hard, or just too stressful to camp that long with all those kids in one tent. But it turned out really well, and I’m already planning more adventures for next summer! If you missed the other posts, click here to read about Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, Lake Huron, or Lake Ontario!

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Niagara Falls Mission Trip – part 2: Hope Club

Here we have the real reason we went to Niagara Falls – Hope Club. This amazing family, the Thumans, reaches out to kids in their community every week, helping these kids to know about Jesus, have fun in a safe environment, and even providing them with basic needs that they might not otherwise get. Once a year, they also do a week-long day camp, which includes several different classes that kids can take. This year, they offered singing, martial arts, how to be a clown, sports & games, Bible, crafts, and treasure hunting. It was a blast for all the kids. Connor and Lia helped Read More

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Niagara Falls Mission Trip – part 1: Niagara

In July, Connor, Lia, and I went on a mission trip to Niagara Falls, NY. I’ve always wanted to go on a mission trip, and we had an amazing time! We traveled with Faith and Travis, a couple from our church. They are one of the kindest, most wonderful couples I’ve ever met, and I’m so blessed to have gotten to know them better! Heading out on our 6 hour drive! First stop in town – the falls, of course! The rapids leading to the falls were crazy scary!  Connor and Travis accidentally dressed the same 🙂  The gorgeous Niagara Falls at sunset.  Playing shadow Read More