Teen Campers & Parents | September | Breaking the Chains of Social Media – Part 1

Teen Campers & Parents | September | Breaking the Chains of Social Media – Part 1

It’s the voices you choose to listen to most often that you will believe most readily.

The Core of Mt. Gilead | An Interview With our Directors and Staff.

The Core of Mt. Gilead | An Interview With our Directors and Staff.

Did you know that 90% of parents choose Mt. Gilead for their daughter without ever scheduling a tour, calling the camp director, or coming to an event before-hand? It’s a…

PARENTS & ALUMNAE | Exchanging the Curse for a Blessing – Another Perspective on 2020

PARENTS & ALUMNAE | Exchanging the Curse for a Blessing – Another Perspective on 2020

If you’ve been on social media at all in the last months, you’ve probably seen the “memes” that describe 2020 as the cursed year. Indeed, a lot of rather unsavory…

WEEK 2 – TUCKER’S DINNER PARTY

WEEK 2 – TUCKER’S DINNER PARTY

Tucker (the dog) invites four guests over to his home for a dinner party. The characters are played by the Mt. Gilead @ Home team. Alex is played by Addie,…

“Staying Inside” – All Staff Dance Video

“Staying Inside” – All Staff Dance Video

All of the staff at Mt. Gilead Camp dance to a Coronavirus Themed Parody of the classic song “Staying Alive”.

Winners Announced!

Winners Announced!

TALENT SHOW – 1st Place – Molly and Brooke Schmit

TALENT SHOW – 1st Place – Molly and Brooke Schmit

TALENT SHOW – 2nd Place – Naomi Cantilina

TALENT SHOW – 2nd Place – Naomi Cantilina

TALENT SHOW – 3rd Place – Olivia  Braddock

TALENT SHOW – 3rd Place – Olivia Braddock

Talent Show – Honorable Mention – Adelyn Feuerstein

Talent Show – Honorable Mention – Adelyn Feuerstein

Talent Show – Honorable Mention – Rachael Braddock

Talent Show – Honorable Mention – Rachael Braddock

WEEK 6 – MINUTE-T0-WIN-IT

WEEK 6 – MINUTE-T0-WIN-IT

Rachael, Emma, Romi, and Katryn, compete in a Minute To Win It challenge- Blindfolded Coin Stack.

WEEK 6 – CAMPFIRE MESSAGE – ALL AGES – (KAZOOIE)

WEEK 6 – CAMPFIRE MESSAGE – ALL AGES – (KAZOOIE)

Kazooie (our summer camp director) presents a fireside message for all ages.

WEEK 6 – BIBLE STUDY- GRADES 8-12 (VIOLET)

WEEK 6 – BIBLE STUDY- GRADES 8-12 (VIOLET)

Violet (a camp counselor) shares the week 6 Bible Study (i.e. Bible-X) for girls in grades 8-12.

WEEK 6 – BIBLE STUDY- GRADES 2-7 (KORI)

WEEK 6 – BIBLE STUDY- GRADES 2-7 (KORI)

Kori (a camp counselor) shares the week 6 Bible Study (i.e. Bible-X) for girls in grades 2-7.

WEEK 6 – SOGGY CRACKER CHALLENGE – GET TO KNOW ZAZU

WEEK 6 – SOGGY CRACKER CHALLENGE – GET TO KNOW ZAZU

Zazu (camp’s activity coordinator) is interviewed by Mt. Gilead @ Home staff. She is challenged to eat soggy crackers or dump a glass of cold water over her head.

WEEK 6 – SCIENCE TUTORIAL – FAIL (Radley)

WEEK 6 – SCIENCE TUTORIAL – FAIL (Radley)

Radley (a camp counselor) demonstrates a funny science experiment!

WEEK 6 – COOKING TUTORIAL (MONKEY BREAD)

WEEK 6 – COOKING TUTORIAL (MONKEY BREAD)

Kori shows campers how to make monkey bread at home!

WEEK 6 – DRAWING CHALLENGE

WEEK 6 – DRAWING CHALLENGE

Kori and Peli compete in a drawing competition in which they try to draw each other within one minute!

WEEK 6 – ELEPHANT’S TOOTHPASTE TUTORIAL

WEEK 6 – ELEPHANT’S TOOTHPASTE TUTORIAL

Addie shows campers how to make elephant’s toothpaste- a science experiment!

WEEK 6 – AWARDS FOLDER TUTORIAL

WEEK 6 – AWARDS FOLDER TUTORIAL

Sage (a camp counselor) shows campers how to create an award’s folder for all the camp awards you receive at camp.

WEEK 6 – Kori’s Package

WEEK 6 – Kori’s Package

Kori Get A Package While Filming Mt. Gilead @Home This Summer.

WEEK 6 (Final Week) – INTRODUCTION!

WEEK 6 (Final Week) – INTRODUCTION!

WEEK 6 – SUNDAY – JULY 26TH! Join Us for Week 6 of Mt. Gilead @Home. Watch this video of what is available Week 6! Sign up for automatic email…

WEEK 6 – GILEAD NEWS

WEEK 6 – GILEAD NEWS

In our final news segment, Peli recaps Mt. Gilead @ Home, Kori is still facing some interesting natural phenomena, and we have a special singing sensation as a guest.

WEEK 6 – ALUMNI INTERVIEW (KEETER))

WEEK 6 – ALUMNI INTERVIEW (KEETER))

Keeter (a former camper and camp horse staff) is interviewed by the Mt. Gilead @ Home team.

PARENTS: Daughters on the Straight and Narrow

PARENTS: Daughters on the Straight and Narrow

One of my Bible-X lessons that I have rotated through my years of counseling is titled “Famous for Christ”. We study various women in the Bible and throughout history who…

Week 6 – Staff Devotion (Kazooie)

Week 6 – Staff Devotion (Kazooie)

Kazooie, our summer camp director leads a devotion for our summer camp staff.

WEEK 5 – SNOWMAN TUTORIAL

WEEK 5 – SNOWMAN TUTORIAL

Mara (a camp counselor) shows campers how to make a snowman out of a sock to celebrate Christmas in July.

WEEK 5 –  XANTUS AND SCUTTLE SING A “SPECIAL”

WEEK 5 – XANTUS AND SCUTTLE SING A “SPECIAL”

Alumnae, Xantus and Scuttle (former campers, counselors & DD’s) sing a “Special” which is a song created off-the-cuff when requested by staff and campers. Usually, staff are spontaneously selected to…

WEEK 5 – INTRODUCTION!

WEEK 5 – INTRODUCTION!

WEEK 5 – SUNDAY – JULY 19TH! Join Us for Week 5 of Mt. Gilead @Home. Watch this video of what is available Week 5! Sign up for automatic email…

WEEK 5 – NOT MY HANDS BAKING CHALLENGE

WEEK 5 – NOT MY HANDS BAKING CHALLENGE

Addie and Peli complete a “Not My Hands Baking Challenge” in which they make cupcakes while taking turns being each other’s hands.

WEEK 5 – GRADES 8-12  BIBLE STUDY (WILLOW)

WEEK 5 – GRADES 8-12 BIBLE STUDY (WILLOW)

Willow (a former counselor and division director) shares the week 5 Bible Study (i.e. Bible-X) for girls in grades 8-12.

WEEK 5- BIBLE STUDY GRADES 2-7 (SAGE)

WEEK 5- BIBLE STUDY GRADES 2-7 (SAGE)

Sage (a camp counselor) shares the week 5 Bible Study (i.e. Bible-X) for girls in grades 2-7.

WEEK 5 – WHISPER CHALLENGE (Peli & Addie)

WEEK 5 – WHISPER CHALLENGE (Peli & Addie)

Addie and Peli compete in a whisper challenge in which they try to guess phrases from camp songs while listening to music very loudly.

WEEK 5 – COOKING TUTORIAL (S’MACOS)

WEEK 5 – COOKING TUTORIAL (S’MACOS)

Wren shows campers how to make s’macos – a campfire favorite!

WEEK 5- ALUMNAE INTERVIEW (Scuttle)

WEEK 5- ALUMNAE INTERVIEW (Scuttle)

Scuttle (a former camper and counselor) is interviewed by the Mt. Gilead @ Home team.

WEEK 5 – ROO’S FAKE DANCE TUTORIAL

WEEK 5 – ROO’S FAKE DANCE TUTORIAL

Roo (a summer camp staff) shows campers how to perform a fake dance, taking 2 minutes of your life you will never get back 😉

WEEK 5 – “CHRISTMAS IN JULY” CAMPFIRE MESSAGE (Peli)

WEEK 5 – “CHRISTMAS IN JULY” CAMPFIRE MESSAGE (Peli)

Peli (a camp counselor) gives the “Christmas In July” campfire message for all ages!

WEEK 5- MINUTE-TO-WIN-IT

WEEK 5- MINUTE-TO-WIN-IT

Cece and Kaira compete in a Minute To Win It challenge- Empty Tissue Box.

PARENTS: Cultivating Healthy Relationships with Your Kids

PARENTS: Cultivating Healthy Relationships with Your Kids

The stay-at-home environment is unique because, for most people, every routine, priority, and activity is done in the same place among the same people. And this environment can easily lead…

How To Pack For Camp!

How To Pack For Camp!

Addie, Ashlyn and Sydnie show campers how to pack for summer camp in Summer 2021!

WEEK 4 – MT. GILEAD NEWS

WEEK 4 – MT. GILEAD NEWS

ADDIE DELIVERS THE LATEST MT. GILEAD NEWS, KORI RUNS INTO SOME TROUBLE WITH THE WEATHER, AND WE HAVE A SPECIAL GUEST ALUMNAE.

PARENTS | 7 Tips to Stay Healthy While You’re Home in 2020 – Part 2 (For the Busy Parent)

PARENTS | 7 Tips to Stay Healthy While You’re Home in 2020 – Part 2 (For the Busy Parent)

Katie Corbett is a member of the Mt. Gilead board of directors, mom to 8, and CEO of Health, Wellness, and Chocolate where she helps moms lose weight for the…

PARENTS: Engaging Your Kids – Summer 2020

PARENTS: Engaging Your Kids – Summer 2020

It’s the dog days of summer! Your kids have been out of school for a few weeks now, which means the panic might be settling in of how to keep…

WEEK 4 – INTRODUCTION!

WEEK 4 – INTRODUCTION!

WEEK 4 – SUNDAY – JULY 12TH! Join Us for Week 4 of Mt. Gilead @Home. Watch this video of what is available Week 4! Sign up for automatic email…

STAFF – WEEK 4 DEVOTIONAL – (Kite)

STAFF – WEEK 4 DEVOTIONAL – (Kite)

Kite, our Horsemanship Director, shares a message for our staff.

WEEK 4 – FRIENDSHIP BRACELET – TUTORIAL (ROO)

WEEK 4 – FRIENDSHIP BRACELET – TUTORIAL (ROO)

Roo, a horse staff member and now a counselor, teaches campers how to make friendship bracelets.

WEEK 4- LICKING TIRE CHALLENGE- GET TO KNOW RADLEY

WEEK 4- LICKING TIRE CHALLENGE- GET TO KNOW RADLEY

Radley (a camp counselor) is interviewed by Mt. Gilead @Home staff. She is challenged to lick her truck’s tire or dump a glass of water on her head.

WEEK 4 – MINUTE-TO-WIN-IT CHALLENGE!

WEEK 4 – MINUTE-TO-WIN-IT CHALLENGE!

Abby, Sophie, and Faith compete in a Minute To Win It challenge- Cookie Face.

WEEK 4 – BIBLE STUDY GRADES 2-7 (ZORA)

WEEK 4 – BIBLE STUDY GRADES 2-7 (ZORA)

Zora (one of our division directors) shares the week 4 Bible Study (i.e. Bible-X) for girls in grades 2-7.

WEEK 4 – PRISCILLA BAKING (FAKE TUTORIAL)

WEEK 4 – PRISCILLA BAKING (FAKE TUTORIAL)

Priscilla, the character from Tucker’s Dinner party, returns and bakes cookies for Karen.

WEEK 4 – ALUMNAE INTERVIEW – ZELLA

WEEK 4 – ALUMNAE INTERVIEW – ZELLA

Zella (a former counselor and division director) was interviewed by the Mt. Gilead @ Home team.

WEEK 4 – ALUMNAE INTERVIEW – CHRYSA

WEEK 4 – ALUMNAE INTERVIEW – CHRYSA

Chrysa (an alumni, board member and “Weekend Wacko” ) was interviewed by the Mt. Gilead @ Home Team.

WEEK 4 – COOKING TUTORIAL (TIN FOIL DINNER)

WEEK 4 – COOKING TUTORIAL (TIN FOIL DINNER)

The Mt. Gilead @ Home team shows campers how they can make one of everyone’s favorite camp meals- the tin foil dinner- at home!

WEEK 4 – SAY ANYTHING CHALLENGE

WEEK 4 – SAY ANYTHING CHALLENGE

Kori and Peli compete in the Say Anything challenge in which they have to say random words without repeating or hesitating or else they put a piece of tape on…

WEEK 4 – BIBLE STUDY GRADES 8-12 (RADLEY)

WEEK 4 – BIBLE STUDY GRADES 8-12 (RADLEY)

Radley (a camp counselor) shares the week 4 Bible Study (i.e. Bible-X) for girls in grades 8-12.

WEEK 4 – PRINCESS PAT – SONG TUTORIAL

WEEK 4 – PRINCESS PAT – SONG TUTORIAL

Addie, Kori, Peli, and Wren perform a silly song, “Princess Pat” for campers to learn!

WEEK 4 – TUTORIAL – DRAWING WITH KITTI

WEEK 4 – TUTORIAL – DRAWING WITH KITTI

Kitti, a counselor at Mt. Gilead Camp, shows campers how to do a basic drawing of our pond.

WEEK 3 – MINUTE-TO-WIN-IT CHALLENGE

WEEK 3 – MINUTE-TO-WIN-IT CHALLENGE

Naomi, Emily, Brooke, and Abigael, compete in a Minute To Win It game- Defying Gravity.

WEEK 3: CILT GRADUATION

WEEK 3: CILT GRADUATION

A milestone in Mt. Gilead leadership culture, CILT graduation happens every summer when CILT 2 campers finally complete the two-year discipleship program and will no qualify to serve as counselors.

WEEK 3: GILEAD NEWS

WEEK 3: GILEAD NEWS

PELI DELIVERS THE LATEST MT. GILEAD NEWS, KORI RUNS INTO SOME TROUBLE WITH THE WEATHER, AND WE HAVE A SPECIAL GUEST WHO WORKS WITH ADAM THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.

Week 3 – Inca’s Inquiries

Week 3 – Inca’s Inquiries

Inca Answers Camper’s Questions (Submitted Online)

WEEK 3 – TIE DYE TUTORIAL

WEEK 3 – TIE DYE TUTORIAL

Piper (a previous camp counselor) shows campers how to do Tye Dye at home!

WEEK 3 – CAMPFIRE MESSAGE (Violet)

WEEK 3 – CAMPFIRE MESSAGE (Violet)

Violet (a camp counselor) presents a fireside message for all ages.

WEEK 3: SING OR WATER CHALLENGE – GET TO KNOW HAZEL

WEEK 3: SING OR WATER CHALLENGE – GET TO KNOW HAZEL

Hazel (a camp counselor) is interviewed by Mt. Gilead @ Home staff. She is challenged to sing a silly song in a funny accent or dump a glass of water…

WEEK 3: “Table-Talk” with Zora (Tutorial)

WEEK 3: “Table-Talk” with Zora (Tutorial)

Zora shows campers how to do the “Table-Talk” Song With Hand Motions

WEEK 3: KITTI & PENNY SING A “SPECIAL”

WEEK 3: KITTI & PENNY SING A “SPECIAL”

Kitti and Penny (camp counselors) sing a “Special” which is a song created off-the-cuff when requested by staff and campers. Usually, staff are spontaneously selected to sing specials after mealtimes…

WEEK 3 – GRADES 8-12 – BIBLE STUDY (KITTI)

WEEK 3 – GRADES 8-12 – BIBLE STUDY (KITTI)

Kitti (a camp counselor) shares the week 3 Bible study (i.e. Bible-X) for grades 8-12.

WEEK 3: GRADES 2-7 – BIBLE STUDY (SCUTTLE)

WEEK 3: GRADES 2-7 – BIBLE STUDY (SCUTTLE)

Scuttle (a previous camper and counselor) shares the week 3 Bible study (i.e. Bible-X) for grades 2-7.

WEEK 3 – PUDDING EATING CHALLENGE

WEEK 3 – PUDDING EATING CHALLENGE

Zora (one of our division directors) and her husband, Ben, compete in a classic

WEEK 3 – COOKING TUTORIAL (MOUNTAIN PIES)

WEEK 3 – COOKING TUTORIAL (MOUNTAIN PIES)

Kori shows campers how to make Mountain Pies at home!

WEEK 3 – EAT IT OR WEAR IT CHALLENGE!

WEEK 3 – EAT IT OR WEAR IT CHALLENGE!

Peli and Wren from the Mt. Gilead @ Home team get tested on how well they know their Mt. Gilead trivia while having to either eat or wear gross foods,…

Week 3: Staff Devotional

Week 3: Staff Devotional

Dove, our summer camp cook, shares a devotional for the Mt. Gilead Camp Staff.

SONGEST – MAN OF GALILEE

SONGEST – MAN OF GALILEE

The Mt. Gilead @Home team sings “Man of Galilee”. Lyrics: Verse 1: They say I am a dreamer, blind and cannot see That life consist of living, only to earn…

WEEK 3 – INTRODUCTION!

WEEK 3 – INTRODUCTION!

WEEK 3 – SUNDAY – JULY 5TH! Join Us for Week 3 of Mt. Gilead @Home. Watch this video of what is available Week 3! Sign up for automatic email…

WEEK 3: Lame Lime Challenge

WEEK 3: Lame Lime Challenge

Addie & Kori Try The “Lime Challenge” And Are Underwhelmed

PARENTS:  Navigating Media and Entertainment

PARENTS: Navigating Media and Entertainment

Growing up, my parents limited and monitored the entertainment that I was exposed to; being cautiously aware that what kids watch and hear in movies, shows, and music influences behavior,…

Parents | 7 Tips to Stay Healthy While You’re Home in 2020 – Part 1

Parents | 7 Tips to Stay Healthy While You’re Home in 2020 – Part 1

Katie Corbett is a member of the Mt. Gilead Board Of Directors, mom to 8 children, and CEO of Health, Wellness, and Chocolate where she helps moms lose weight for…

WEEK 3 – ALUMNAE INTERVIEW (Speeza)

WEEK 3 – ALUMNAE INTERVIEW (Speeza)

Speeza, a previous camper & counselor, is interviewed by the Mt. Gilead @Home staff and shares some of her favorite camp memories.

WEEK 3: FUNNY MAKEUP TUTORIAL (Sage)

WEEK 3: FUNNY MAKEUP TUTORIAL (Sage)

Sage (a camp counselor) completes a funny makeup tutorial.

WEEK 2 – Fireworks In A Jar

WEEK 2 – Fireworks In A Jar

For the 4th of July, Addie and Winnifred Make Fireworks In A Jar (food coloring style).

WEEK 2 – INTRODUCTION!

WEEK 2 – INTRODUCTION!

WEEK 2 – SUNDAY – JUNE 28TH! Join Us for Week 2 of Mt. Gilead @Home. Watch this video of what is available Week 2! Sign up for automatic email…

WEEK 2 – GILEAD NEWS

WEEK 2 – GILEAD NEWS

Peli delivers the latest Mt. Gilead News, Kori runs into some trouble with the weather, and we have a special guest who is living at camp and doesn’t believe in…

WEEK 2 – Special (Mara’s Package)

WEEK 2 – Special (Mara’s Package)

Addie, Peli & Kori Sing For A Package From Mara

WEEK 2- COOKING TUTORIAL (CHIP DIP)

WEEK 2- COOKING TUTORIAL (CHIP DIP)

Addie shows campers how to make a campfire favorite chip dip at home!

WEEK 2 – Fruit By The Foot Challenge

WEEK 2 – Fruit By The Foot Challenge

Roo, Kori, Peli & Addie all race to eat a Fruit-By-The-Foot before each other.

WEEK 2- OREO CHALLENGE (PELI, ADDIE, KORI)

WEEK 2- OREO CHALLENGE (PELI, ADDIE, KORI)

Kori hosts and oreo tasting competition between Addie and Peli from the Mt. Gilead at Home team. Using 5 flavors of Oreos, Addie and Peli blindly taste them and try…

WEEK 2- MINUTE-TO-WIN-IT CHALLENGE

WEEK 2- MINUTE-TO-WIN-IT CHALLENGE

Jury, Olivia, Brooke, and Olivia face off in a “Minute To Win It” game- Cup Stacking

2020 CILT 1 (Special)

2020 CILT 1 (Special)

CILTs sing a special after returning from their canoe trip down the Deleware River.

WEEK 2 | GRADES 8-12 |BIBLE STUDY (ZELLA)

WEEK 2 | GRADES 8-12 |BIBLE STUDY (ZELLA)

Zella (a previous counselor and division director) shares the Week 2 Bible study (I.E. Bible-X) for girls in grades 8-12.

Week 2 | Grades 2 – 7 | Bible Study (Mara)

Week 2 | Grades 2 – 7 | Bible Study (Mara)

Mara (a former camper and current counselor) is interviewed at her home in Philadelphia!

WEEK 2- Hair Braiding (Fake Tutorial)

WEEK 2- Hair Braiding (Fake Tutorial)

One of the CILT 1’s (Jess), completes a funny hair braiding tutorial.

Week 2 – Hand Stand Challenge – Get to Know Sage

Week 2 – Hand Stand Challenge – Get to Know Sage

Sage (a summer counselor and former camper) is interviewed at home and challenged to walk on her hands or dump a glass of water on her head!

WEEK 1 – TUTORIAL – JUMP ROPE

WEEK 1 – TUTORIAL – JUMP ROPE

Addie (a camp counselor) performs a jump-roping tutorial.

PARENTS: Raising Your Daughter(s)

PARENTS: Raising Your Daughter(s)

Last spring I was talking with a friend and her mother about the American culture towards women and girls, mostly surrounding the sexualized and attention-seeking mindsets. While the details of…

WEEK 2 – Songfest – Knowing You

WEEK 2 – Songfest – Knowing You

Lyrics: Verse 1: All I once held dear, built my life upon All this world reveres, and wars to own All I once thought gain I have counted loss Spent…

WEEK 2 – Campfire Message – Scuttle

WEEK 2 – Campfire Message – Scuttle

Scuttle (a former camper, counselor, and supervisor) delivers a weekly campfire message for girls of all ages.

STAFF | 8 Camp Habits to Practice While You’re at Home in 2020 (A Letter To Our Staff)

STAFF | 8 Camp Habits to Practice While You’re at Home in 2020 (A Letter To Our Staff)

Dear Mt. Gilead Staff, You are greatly missed. At this point in the summer you would have already been here for a few weeks and just getting used to the…

WEEK 1 – Meanwhile …

WEEK 1 – Meanwhile …

Kori & Wren Did Not Know Camp Was Canceled

WEEK 2 – ALUMNAE INTERVIEW (WILLOW)

WEEK 2 – ALUMNAE INTERVIEW (WILLOW)

Willow, a previous counselor and division director, is interviewed by the Mt. Gilead at Home staff.

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