Mine Eyes Look Toward the Mountains

We are getting very excited to see all of you back at the A/U Ranches this August for what is sure to be the ultimate reunion. Whether you were on staff as a guide or a camper that majored in mountaineering like me, or someone who came to enjoy hiking as an adult, this is an event not to miss. The mountains are calling. Will you answer?

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Mountaineering Memories: Hap Holly

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I scaled my first mountain at A/U’s College Stampede. Those not wishing to ascend Collegiate peaks such as Harvard, Yale, Columbia, or Princeton, were given the option to go on so-called cake walks to Harvard Lakes or Brown’s cabin. I reluctantly signed up the night before the climb to abuse my big, fine body climbing Mt. Elbert, Colorado’s highest peak.

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Shifting from Getting to Giving

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Lily Oyer 2019 A/U Ranches

Four summers ago, I was a CIT (counselor-in-training) at the A/U Ranches. After attending Youth Camp since I was seven years old, I was pretty excited to continue going to camp, in a new role. I started off strong, ready to tackle this new job and have fun at my favorite place on earth. But throughout the summer, challenges arose that I wasn’t ready for.

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Denver Alumni Meet Up in the Beautiful Outdoors

“The inspiration for the Denver area alumni event came from the organization’s focus on living generously,” says National Alumni Board member Jennifer Franklin. “And, with my work on the NAB’s Program Outreach committee, I’m committed to being in touch with alumni in the area to give them a sense of belonging with the organization, whether or not they are still practicing Christian Science.”

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A Turning Point at Camp

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Judith Cordray

When I went off to college right out of high school, I was pretty naive about the world. I’d grown up in a large family and we all attended a Christian Science Sunday School. Looking back, I don’t think I had a very clear idea of God or what my relationship was to Him/Her.

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