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DUTCH OVEN COOKING

From appetizers to desserts, you'd be amazed at what you can cook in a Dutch Oven.  Food cooked over the coals always tastes better.  Explore a variety of recipes and techniques for cooking in a Dutch Oven.  We bet you won't leave here hungry.

When: Saturday, May 5, 2018, 3p- 7p
Where: Northwest Shelter (near Wampler Lodge) at Camp Mack
Cost: $15 (Evening Meal included)
Leader: TBD

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CAMPFIRE JAM

Come on over to camp for the first campfire of the summer season.  Bring your guitar, rhythm or other instruments, and your voices.  Sing old favorite campfire songs and learn a few new ones.

When: Saturday, June 2, 2018, 7p-9p
Where: Center Campfire Circle at Camp Mack
Cost: FREE (Popcorn in the kettle included)
Leader: Brad Hardesty

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PALLET CRAFTS

Let your Pinterest ideas come to life as you upcycle wooden pallets.  Learn how to quickly disassemble a pallet and use it for signs, decoration and other usable objects around the house, such as a crate..

When: Saturday, September 8, 2018, 9a- 3p
Where: Jacob's Well at Camp Mack
Cost: $30 (Lunch included)
Leader: Amy Strycker

 

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BIBLE ART JOURNALING

The workshop will cover not just journaling in a Bible but other ways to integrate doodling/art/color into your faith life.  Bring your Bible and an empty sketchbook as well as any materials you really want to learn/practice using, or just bring yourself.  There will be plenty of supplies available.

When: Saturday, TBA, 2018, 9a- 3p
Where: Ulrich Lodge Basement at Camp Mack
Cost: $15 (Lunch included)
Leader: Maria Alexander
 

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SCRAPBOOKING

Come join us for a day of scrapbooking, sharing and learning with fellow scrappers.  Work on current projects.  Crop, journal and finish a page or two.  A Cricut machine wil be available to make die cuts.  We will have a swap table for you to trade your excess stickers, scraps, and other materials.

When: Saturday, October 20, 2018, 9a- 4p
Where: John Kline Welcome Center Dining Rooms B & C at Camp Mack
Cost: $15 (Lunch included)
Leader: Camp Mack Scrapbookers

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KNITTING & CROCHETING

Get your daily does of fiber at camp.  Whether a beginner or advanced in the world of knitting/ crocheting, bring along your yarn and needles/hooks and share a relaxing fall day at camp. Learn how to knit/crochet, learn a new stitch, finish a project, or learn about knitting for charity. 

When: Saturday, October 20, 2018, 9a- 4p
Where: John Kline Welcome Center
Cost: $15 (Lunch included)
Leader: Jess Kreider
*Needles/hooks and yarn will be provided if you need them.
-If your yarn stash is exploding, bring yarn to swap with other knitters/ crocheters.

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BEGINNING QUILTING

If you want to be a quilter, but don't know how to get started, join us for a few hours of basic instruction and information.  If you have a sewing machine available, bring it along, and we will learn how to use it.  If you don't have one, there will be a few available that day for you to use. Fabric, thread, and other basics will be provided.  Come and learn!

When: Saturday, October 20, 2018, 9a- 3p.
Where: Wampler Lodge at Camp Mack
Cost: $15 (Lunch included)
Leader: Casey Drudge
 

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PUMPKIN CARVING

Pumpkin Carving is an event to bring the whole family together.  Bundle up for a fun fall day at camp.  We will provide the pumpkins, tools, and stencils for your Jack-o-Lanterns and creatively carved pumpkins.

When: Saturday, October 27, 2018, 9a- 4p
Where: Ulrich Lodge Porch at Camp Mack
Cost: $20 (Lunch and 1 pumpkin included.  Extra pumpkins are $5.)
Leader: TBA

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CHILDREN'S DRUM BUILDING

You don't have to be a child to enjoy a day of drum building at camp.  Bring your children or grandchildren to build a Youth Ashiko Drum, or come and design the perfect gift for them.  Drums will be preheaded and ready to play.  You sand, stain, paint, and wood burn the drum to your creative standard.  Bring your ideas, and we will supply the rest.  PLEASE REGISTER A MONTH IN ADVANCE. (We will be purchasing 10 drums in advance and need to know if our builder needs to make more)

When: Saturday, October 27, 2018, 9a-4p
Where: Ulrich Lodge Basement at Camp Mack
Cost: $15 + $35 per drum (Lunch included)
Leader: TBA

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SCRAPBOOKING

Come join us for a day of scrapbooking, sharing and learning with fellow scrappers.  Work on current projects.  Crop, journal, and finish a page or two.  A Cricut machine wil be available to make die cuts.  We will have a swap table for you to trade your excess stickers, scraps, and other materials.

When: Saturday, February 24, 2018, 9a- 4p.
Where: John Kline Welcome Center Dining Rooms B & C at Camp Mack
Cost: $15 (Lunch included)
Leader: Camp Mack Scrapbookers

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BOARD GAMES

Winter is a time to relax and spend time with friends and family.  Enjoy the company of others while you play an old favorite game like Checkers or Chutes and Ladders, or learn a new game such as Settlers of Catan.

When: Saturday, February 24, 2018, 9a- 3p.
Where: John Kline Welcome Center Gathering Room at Camp Mack
Cost: $15 (Lunch included)
Leader: Eric and Keighdee Spatt
*Bring a favorite game

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CONTAINER GARDENING

Want the benefits of homegrown produce but are lacking the space?  If you have an extra kiddy pool, 5 gallon bucket, 2 liter bottle, or even old gutters laying around, they you have the goods to make your container garden.  Come and learn which vegetables are best suited to your containers and walk away with the beginning of your first container garden.

When: Saturday, April 28, 2018, 9a- 3p.
Where: Crumpacker Yurt, Mission Village, at Camp Mack
Cost: $20 (Lunch included)
Leader: Jessie Kreider