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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Before we left we had our secret pal reveal. Apparently some had no clue. Also, some of these kids don't understand the word SECRET. Lol
Before we finally pulled away for the last leg home, Marty blessed us with a token of his love. He is definitely part of our JNS family. Just ask any of us. We love our Marty.
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... eat again. (Don't be surprised if your kids come home expecting 3 large meals a day.) We were thrilled to see that their VBS kids had made signs for us and they were strung around the sanctuary.
Just as we were sitting down to eat, 3 amazing women burst through the door. Imagine our surprise to see Leslie Oakes, Miriam Ludlow and Brenda Farrar! It was very exciting to see them. Thank you so much! Just before the concert started we were surprised by yet ...
... and threatened to call the police on them. The kids did a great job handling it. Thank goodness an employee stayed close by.
Once we managed to pack up and leave without further incident we headed back to the dorm. We had mandatory fun time. What happens when you gather 20 youth and 10 adults in a room and throw in some games? Fun, team building, bonding, and laughter. I haven't seen so much fun in a long time.
Off to showers and bed to rest up for another great ...
... Now it's time for fun. We spent a few hours at the local wave pool. The kids had a blast. Sadly our day that was supposed to be 81 and sunny turned out to be not quite that hot and cloudy with some rain. The kids had a blast anyway.
We had a wonderful dinner then came back to the dorm for sharing time then bed. It's amazing the different perspectives in a group this size. We heard so many comment that one of the best part of this trip, aside from the concerts ...
Despite the fact that we didn't have to leave the dorms until around 9ish this morning, we still had to get up early for a 7am breakfast. We had a relaxing time getting ready for our performances and getting packed up. The kids will be switching rooms/roommates this afternoon.
It was a very short trip to the church this morning... only 15 minutes. The kids worked hard in sprinkling rain to set up. We were at Tracy's sister's church. The kids gave another outstanding ...