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,”...
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...
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...
Horizons Hero

Horizons Hero

“I was never an outdoorsy person.” shared Kayla Schween. “My aunt had tried to get my sister and me to attend camp at Horizons when we were young, but we just weren’t interested.” After graduating seminary from Drake University, Kayla found herself in a transitional...
Touching Lives

Touching Lives

Leotha Stanley is an artist in residence who has been teaching music in local schools, including one week of summer camp at Horizons, for over 20 years. He is extremely passionate about sharing his love of different types of music and the transformative power music...