On April Fool’s Day of 1986, Bill came “home” to Camp Lebanon, returning to lead the ministry that meant the world to him and his family in his growing up years going back to 1966. Raised in Coon Rapids, MN, Bill graduated from Northwestern College (St. Paul) and then earned his Master of Divinity from … More Meet a Staff Member: Bill Abeler
Next time you’re in Amarillo, Texas, be sure to stop in at the Big Texan Restaurant on legendary “Route 66” and enjoy their famous 72-ounce steak…for free! All you have to do is down the entire slab of beef along with the shrimp cocktail, baked potato, salad, and dinner roll that comes with the meal. … More The Big Texan Challenge (Men’s Retreat Recap)
I love connections, both making them and watching what grows from them. One of my all-time favorite connections dates back to our first year at Camp Lebanon, now thirty-plus years ago, when Bill and I had the privilege of meeting Malvin and Helen Robinson at Palisade Baptist Church in Silver Bay. In those early years, … More “Christmas in October” – Boxed Up in Love!
Punk’n Time! Sweet and simple Applesauce Pumpkin Bread Pumpkin bread made a little healthier with applesauce instead of oil! The perfect Fall treat to satisfy a pumpkin craving and great for sharing 1 can (15 ounces) pumpkin puree 3 cups white sugar 1 cup applesauce 2/3 cup water 4 large eggs 3 and 1/2 cups flour … More Fall Recipes: Punk’n Time!
Avon Community Church is hosting a Root Beer Run on Saturday, October 1st to raise money for Camp Lebanon’s scholarship fund! How neat is that?! Want to join in on the fun? You certainly can! The run will feature a chip-timed 5k Run/Walk for all ages, a Youth 1K, and a Toddler Trot ‒ utilizing the beautiful … More ACC Root Beer Run
In the video below you’ll watch Rich Olson, Camp’s Program Director, as he lists his top ten highlights from this summer. It’s hard to sum up an entire summer in ten moments, as there are so many stories, memories, and amazing testimonies to the way the Lord worked this summer. Thank you all for your … More VIDEO: Top 10 Summer Highlights
Growing up nearby in Upsala, Camp has always been like a second home for Hayley. She was a camper from age 5 to Senior High, worked in the Trading Post during high school job, and was a part of the Summer staff team during the summer of 2013. After graduating from NDSU with a major in Business Management, she interned for … More Meet A Staff Member: Hayley Peterson