Passport Camp

Originally published in the Quarterly Explorer, Fall 2013 edition. Whenever you try something new, there is always an air of skepticism surrounding it. This was my first Passport. I had been to PASSPORTkids, but they certainly aren’t the same. My grandfather, Chester...

PASSPORTchoices: Painting

The most wonderful feeling is to know you’ve made a difference. And I got to experience that feeling when I went on what others call “a mini mission trip.” Under the direction of my group leader, Corey Miller, I volunteered with about 20 other youth to paint the...

PASSPORTchoices: YWCA

When I first got assigned to work with kids for my choice, I knew it would be fun. But I kept thinking, “Won’t they get tired of playing with us all day and get bored?” Let me tell you now, that was in no way the case! When we first got out of the...

PASSPORTchoices: Skin Deep

Every camper at Passport selected a choice (Grace Notes, Missions, Skin Deep, etc.) and every day throughout the week we participated in activities in our choices. It seemed like the majority of the campers wanted to participate in Missions and as a result, I did not...

PASSPORTchoices: Recycling Center

Before I went to Passport Camp with the Youth Group last week, I would have never thought that sorting through other people’s recycling could be fun and rewarding. Our group, approximately 30 youth from various churches, was assigned to work at a recycling center...