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Perfect Combination

Perfect Combination

Krista Scott is an active mother of two who loves her neighbors and is passionate about experiencing adventures with friends and family. “We first came to Horizons during the height of Covid for Spring @ Horizons.” shared Krista. “We were invited by friends to escape...

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Welcome and Safe

Welcome and Safe

Lindsey Scheid recalls the difficult transition she experienced as a 7th grader when her family left their church in McFarland to join Bethel Lutheran Church in Madison. She was distraught with their decision as she enjoyed her friends and their time in her hometown...

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Guiding Light

Guiding Light

It had been years since Kim Jensen, one of Horizons first campers and former staff, had visited Horizons. I got to sit down with her on her recent visit to Wisconsin after she enjoyed a hike and tour of the property with fellow alumni. “I love seeing the changes and...

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Camp Life

Camp Life

Juliette LaMontagne is a middle schooler who has been coming to Horizons since she was in the 2nd grade. This year Juliette got to spend her first week in the new Horizons Camper Cabins.  “I come here to have fun, meet new friends and have the camp experience,”...

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Culture Shock

Culture Shock

Alondra Quiñones recalls feeling “culture shock” when she first came to Horizons with her group from Puerto Rico at age 11. “Not culture shock in a bad way, but camp culture shock. We do a lot of things outdoors back home, but we had all of these new activities and...

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Turning Point

Turning Point

Lincoln Scott is a very social kid who makes a lot of friends wherever he goes. That does not mean his mother was not apprehensive about sending him to his first week of overnight camp as a Horizons Explorer following his 2nd-grade year. “This was the first time he...

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Being Open

Being Open

Cate Cassata considers herself an outgoing person but did not have any camp experience prior to attending the first Mountain Bike Camp at Horizons in 2022. “My brother had been here before, but it was scary at first,” Cate said. “For me, it was a weird environment...

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Role for Everyone

Role for Everyone

What started as a nice drive in the country to the congregational picnic turned into a lifelong love of service to Bethel Horizons for Mary Lou and Phil Dzick. “It was that first view that did it for me,” said Mary Lou, beaming. “After that, we volunteered for every...

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Created in Love

Created in Love

Arlen Christenson was one of the first people to tour what is now the Bethel Horizons property. Along with his wife, Judy, they have been committed to the mission of Bethel Horizons from the beginning. Judy recalls some of those early days when there were questions...

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