DB Compass: The Quest for True North

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It was 10 p.m. New Year’s Eve, and I was just finishing up a planning discussion about the next day’s activities. Through the kitchen doors, we suddenly heard uproarious laughter blasting in from the other side. Curiosity piqued, we entered a now much quieter room to find all 13 of the 2015-2016 Compass teens with massive smiles, intensely watching and listening to each other as they decided together what their next course of entertainment would be.

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Exciting Changes at the A/U Ranches: Listening and Following

Throughout the A/U Ranches’ 60-year history, the programs and their duration have varied to meet the needs of campers and families. What hasn’t varied is the dual focus that Cap and Marianne originally established: “character education and emphasis on the individual’s growth in Christian Science through observing and doing.” […]

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Harvest Song: Recognizing God’s Control

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Like all of the summer camp majors at the A/U Ranches, Horsemanship pushes its riders to put their whole trust in God and overcome limitations. Grace was pushed in an unexpected way last summer. A Sky Valley camper, she had barely settled onto the back of her mount when the horse bucked, throwing her. Instantly the staff were at her side, offering powerful statements of truth […]

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Skill Development, Fulfilling Adult Programs and Remarkable Healings at the Ranches

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Living the truth that “progress is the law of God” (Science & Health, p. 233), Adventure Unlimited places a strong emphasis on continuing education. This summer at the Ranches, we continued to support that progress by hiring new trainers and running workshops for our staff to help develop their hard and soft skills. For instance, […]

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