Some of my favorite childhood memories are from Summer camp.
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I remember my Dad convincing a life guard in Missouri to allow him to “blob” a 60-pound me.
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That spirit still lives within me now as I try to film the craziest blob launches for the highlight videos.
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And I remember the love of God becoming so real to me in these atmospheres, which were designed with intentionality and free from distractions.
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Now, I have the opportunity to document moments like these for the next generation.
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Today, I’m grateful for the entire team of Illinois Student Ministries staff and volunteers who sacrificed their time and energy to make this week of Breakaway Kids Camp happen.
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It’s my favorite story of the year and I can’t wait to do the daily recap video for the next three weeks. 
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May these days serve as a launching pad for these kid’s life-long adventurous relationship with God.
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If you haven’t seen any of the recap videos, you can check them out here:https://zacharythayer.net/camp19/