The Forest Springs Blog

Neale Lodge Construction Update

What a journey this has been… and continues to be.  We continue to see amazing provision from the hand of God as work continues on the addition to our Neale Lodge.  Allow us to give you a… read more

Neale Lodge Construction Update

Decoration Idea: Spring Tissue Paper Flowers

A handful of sticks, some tissue paper, and hot glue and you have yourself some lovely flowers!  A few were curious about how the décor was made for our recent Women's Events.  It is easy,… read more

Decoration Idea: Spring Tissue Paper Flowers

Work Weekend 2013 Recap

A total of 125 volunteers accomplished nearly 800 hours of work in one day! Praise the Lord! read more

Work Weekend 2013 Recap

Another Boundary Waters Trip!

What does the Adventure Team do when we have 3 sets of trip leaders and only one trip booked on our calendar that week? We open up another wilderness trip for youth to come on! read more

Another Boundary Waters Trip!

Reflection on REFRESH ‘13

I stood in the foyer of Lakeview taking in the sights and sounds of the evening Refresh banquet.  Servers bustling back and forth, the room covered in pink tissue paper and rustic sticks, conversations being had, laughter and the… read more

Reflection on REFRESH ‘13

TRAILHEAD - Nine Month Gap-Year Program

We are looking for up to ten "pioneers" who are interested in enrolling for the very first TRAILHEAD class beginning in September. Please consider this opportunity for the young people in your life! read more

TRAILHEAD - Nine Month Gap-Year Program

Baked Oatmeal

I often think I am biting into a fresh-from-the-oven Oatmeal Cookie with how good this breakfast treat really tastes.  Baked Oatmeal tastes delicious plain, with a variety of fruits, covered with plain yogurt or my personal preference, swimming in… read more

Baked Oatmeal

Winter Family Camp 2013

The start of camp’s traditional Winter Family Camp appeared that it was going to get off to a rough start when freezing rain advisories threatened the arrival of our families.  The weather was daunting and resulted in… read more

Winter Family Camp 2013

Mexican Cheesecake

Many of you have asked me for the recipe that I have come to know here at Camp Forest Springs as “Mexican Cheesecake” but the reality is, I choose to call it that because it is easier to… read more

Mexican Cheesecake

Wintertainment 2012

Big Air! Animal Ball! Razzleblast! Those were just a few of the many events at Wintertainment this year. Wintertainment is one of Camp Forest Springs’s oldest and most energetic camps, and this year we had almost 200 high… read more

Wintertainment 2012

Dinner Theater 2012 Follow Up

The curtain has closed on the 2012 Camp Forest Springs dinner theater. While I grapple with it’s yearly execution, I am always grateful and excited to see it all come together.  This year's show, entitled "It Came… read more

Dinner Theater 2012 Follow Up

From the CFS Kitchen: S’Mores Bars

Who say's a S'MORE has to be created by roasting a marshmallow over the campfire...  here is the recipe that we use to create delicious S'MORES any time of the year! read more

From the CFS Kitchen: S’Mores Bars

It Came Upon A Midnight… FEAR!

After months of planning, practicing, and preparing, the Camp Forest Springs Dinner Theater is almost here! This year’s production, entitled “It Came Upon A Midnight…FEAR!” is a redemptive thriller that explores the impact of… read more

It Came Upon A Midnight… FEAR!

Adventure Ministries Summer Recap

As I was cleaning up the dehydrator today and watching the trip room become spotless after a summer of youth and adults trekking through with their blue barrels and backpacks, I was able to reflect on the summer of ministry… read more

Adventure Ministries Summer Recap

Summer Family Camps Missions Project

Every year, Camp Forest Springs is privileged to partner with different missionaries for our summer missions project. Over the years, we have selected projects around the globe in countries like Uganda, Romania, Japan, Pakistan and Brazil to name a few.… read more

Summer Family Camps Missions Project

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