Primitive Beginnings

Primitive Beginnings

On their 3rd or 4th date, Pastor Duane took Ruth to Bethel Horizons for the first time. It was 1971 and the very first summer that Bethel Horizons welcomed campers. “Camp was so primitive back then. The kids slept in teepees or on a tarp under the stars, and the staff...
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...
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...