Last year we celebrated seventy years of ministry on the Tennessee River. We debuted our Outdoor Classroom, upgraded the Waterfront, raised $100,000 for our campership fund, grew our camper attendance at both Lakeshore and Dayshore, and hosted the 70th Anniversary Alumni Homecoming Retreat for 230 of our friends. What a great year! Despite all those … Continue reading Legacy of Lakeshore!
We have ourselves a fixer-upper! After 50 years of doing ministry in the Kibbons Conference Center with thousands of youth and adults singing songs, playing games and worshipping together, it could use an upgrade. This #GivingTuesday we are focused on giving the porch a facelift. The porch has long been a place of community building–with … Continue reading 2019 Fall Campaign
Lakeshore is embarking on its 72nd summer in ministry on the shores of the Tennessee River, and we are ready to welcome nearly 2,000 campers to this place for Peace Works! We believe every child should have the opportunity to come to camp regardless of a parent’s ability to pay. If you have spent any … Continue reading Lakeshore Campership Sunday
When I was growing up, “Lakeshore” was a place. It was somewhere I couldn’t wait to experience for a week every summer. As I grew up and became a member of summer staff, I began to realize that it was much more than a “place.” The people are what make “Lakeshore.” Lakeshore has changed its look a … Continue reading Third Generation Family: Dorothy Harvey Rogers
It’s that time of year again. The holidays are full of hustle and bustle, Christmas cards, and holiday parties. Get your shopping lists ready for gifts, special treats and white elephant games. Did you know there are several ways to support Lakeshore will checking things off your festive Christmas list? Why not make the most … Continue reading How to Support Lakeshore With Money You’re Already Spending
I started going to Lakeshore as an elementary camper in 2002 and went continually for three years, but then soccer camps and church events got in the way the next few summers, and I stopped trying to go back. It wasn’t until my sister, Dorothy, became a staff member in 2010 and asked me to … Continue reading Third Generation Family: Suzanne Harvey