Nate Pfefferkorn

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Fall Festival 2019 Recap

Thank you to everyone who joined us to celebrate the start of fall at the…

Breaking from the Noise

Kidder Creek is all about outdoor adventures in God’s creation. We believe breaking from distractions…

Work Life Balance— or integration?

Most of us struggle to achieve “work-life balance” and in recent years the term “work-life…

Finding Community— Sharing Your Faith

After the deep connections made in a week of summer camp with friends new and…

Put the “Fun” Back in Parenting!

With school having just started many of us have mixed emotions. We’re sad because summer…

Master Site Plan: Closer to Approval

For decades Kidder Creek has used outdoor adventures to introduce campers to Jesus and inspire…

Update: Ponderosa got a new lawn!

Ever since the start of the California drought several years ago we’ve had a hard…

Engage your kids spiritually

Engage Your Kids Spiritually

We all want to have fun, laugh, and provide good lasting memories for our kids,…

Let's Rewild our kids

Re-Wilding Our Kids

As a parent we all want our kids to be resilient; to be able to…

How to plan a MH Retreat

How to Plan a Mount Hermon Retreat

Did you know that Mount Hermon not only does amazing camp programs but also hosts…

10 date night conversation starters

10 Date Night Conversation Starters

You probably already know that planned time together, apart from the kids and other distractions,…

top-5-things-to-do-in-the-fall-in-the-santa-cruz

Top 5 Things to Do in the Fall in Santa Cruz

Everyone knows that Santa Cruz is a summer beach destination but what only the local…

Building a Zip Line

Building a Zip Line in 6 easy steps

Our new Kidder Creek Zip Line is finished! It’s a thrilling ride that we can’t…

Kidder Creek Zip Line Update

Kidder Creek Zip Line Construction Update

The Kidder Creek Zip Line project is underway with construction scheduled to commence on April 22nd! While fundraising efforts to support this exciting project continue we’ve put the wheels in motion to ensure the zip line is ready to go for campers this summer.

Keeping Youth Connected to Jesus

How can we help young people from falling away from their faith? Not every young…

Reconnect by Reducing Screen Time

At the start of a new year many of us make resolutions to try and…

Tips for a Stress Free Year

Everyone, even those of us at Mount Hermon, get stressed. Just the work and home…

High-Point Experiences

How “High-point” experiences unlock learning Often the way Church works is that the focus is…

Why We Need To Do Hard Things

Kidder Creek has been built upon the belief that doing hard things, alongside other people, reveals the character of a Jesus in profound ways.

How to Plan a Retreat

How to Plan a Retreat

We know you want to connect with your group in a safe place free from distractions and we know how hard it is to get everyone together in one place at one time.

Let’s Re-Wild Our Kids

As a parent, we all want our kids to be resilient. But their lives have been scrubbed of danger and risks. How can we “re-wild” our kids?

Cliff Jumping at Kidder Creek High Adventure Camp

High Adventure Camp

Kidder Creek Adventure Camp is the perfect place for middle school and high school students to develop grit; strength of character.

Velocity Bike Park at Felton Meadow – A Look Back

It’s hard to believe but the dream for Velocity Bike Park began in 2011 when…

Velocity Bike Parks / Felton Meadow Project Draft EIR Publishing Soon!

This week we’re celebrating a huge milestone– and reaching out to you for help. Over…

Changed Perspective

Our staff are not all the same. I know that seems obvious, but it has…