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Ponderosa Summer Staff Highlight: Matthew Doherty

Meet Matthew Doherty– a Ponderosa Pro. He has spent two summers counseling, last summer as Pondy’s…

A Dream Comes to Fruition: Redwood Pavilion

On July 30th, over 300 Redwood campers from past and present, staff, friends, and family…

Doc: The Man on Fire

If you have attended Family Camp in the last two years, you no doubt remember…

Kidder Creek Summer Theme: Rooted

There are so many messages coming at us in today’s world.  It can be easy…

Redwood Summer Theme: Port Redwood

After narrowly escaping death on the open sea, ship destroyed and captain lost, four swashbuckling…

The Lasting Impact of Summer Staff

We love re-connecting with Mount Hermon Summer Staff Alumni and finding out where and how…

The Purpose Behind the Fun

People often ask how we create such powerful programs for students at Mount Hermon. The…

Outdoor Science School expands to China

By Todd Clark Question: What’s cooler that teaching kids about God through His amazing creation…

Revamping Parent Child Retreats in 2016

By Kara “Quack” Podesta Since I began working in the Children’s Ministry department, one of…

A Fierce Fall Frenzy

By Zak Flowers This year’s Fall Frenzies were a great success as well as a…

Not Just For Kids

At the end of summer, in that space before fall commences, Redwood Camp is still…

Band of Brothers: Leading Young Men One Step Closer to Christ

Leading students one step closer to Jesus: this is the vision that drives all of…

Summer Themes Revealed!

It’s no doubt one of the questions we get asked the most: What the theme…

Integrated Theming

  When I was a student in southern California, and made countless drives up and…

“… Change My Life Forever”

    I sat around the campfire on that summer night; I was 12 years…

A Day in the Life of the Youth Team

Written By: Kelsey Paterson Many people ask what a typical day at work looks like…

INTERN-View

An Inside Look at the Mount Hermon Intern Program One of the many experiences that…

2013 Summer Staff Vision

18 years ago, I was on Mount Hermon’s summer staff at Ponderosa Lodge. It was…

Mount Hermon Bridge

CILT: Campers in Leadership Training, A Student’s Story

Maybe you’ve seen CILT in the Mount Hermon Brochure, or heard someone at Mount Hermon…

A Private Faith is A Deficient Faith

In a little over a month, I will head back out to Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary…

Echo

Echo: A Transformational Experience

By Jenn Smith, Echo Coordinator Why is camp so awesome? I mean, come on…camp is…

Interns Make an Impact

Mount Hermon is known for creating amazing camp experiences.  What many people don’t know is…

2013 Ponderosa Summer Theme – Upside Down

A summer theme always begins with an idea: a simple comment in a text, a…

Amata Girls Pushing a Stroller

My Amata Experience

Amata is a two-week camp experience that can be summed up in two words: beloved…

Maximizing the Impact of Camp Ministry In Youth Ministry

For camp ministry to be more than just a mountaintop experience in youth ministry, partnerships have to be fostered and built with parents, the church and the students.