Shall we gather at the River? ( Wednesday, June 18, 2008):
Driving along the dusty gravel road leading into Riverside Bible Camp, it?s hard to imagine so many young people still attend it every summer.
The small cabins, although brightly painted with colourful camper inspired artwork, lack electricity, or glass windows.
The Whitemud River, which the camp is situated on, is generally relegated to a meandering, murky creek in the hot months and leaves a camper who hops into the waist-deep water a lot dirtier than he or she was prior.
And as for recreational structures, there is nothing but a basketball court, a few archery targets, and, of course, canoes.
But to obtain an understanding of why, despite having to compete with satellite television, video games, and most importantly, the Internet, the place still fills its cabins with eager campers, you have to first appreciate the things Riverside Bible Camp does have. Read More...