Away from Home, but Close to God

[For young teens]

Louise unpacked her camping gear.

She had come to Camp Diamond to join the summer training program, hoping to make junior camp counselor. It was going to be her first time away from home. Well, she needed some practice in learning to stay close to God away from home, didn't she?

A summer of adventures lay ahead. There would be hiking through the countryside, swimming in crystal clear lakes, berrypicking in the woods, and watching wild animals. And, of course, horseback riding.

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July 20, 1968

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