The 2018 EEMN Life & Adventure Teen Camp began last Sunday evening, at a ski lodge in Horná Mariková, Slovakia, which is just a few kilometers east of the border with Czech Republic. While having no internet meant there could be no "real time" blog updates, it also meant we had a great week of camp to really focus, build relationships, and explore the camp theme: What is Truth and How Do I Live a Life of Truth?
This was a truly international camp, with 28 Teens and 12 Adult Leaders representing Slovakia, Germany, Latvia and the U.S.
The main topics included questions about the Truth of the Bible, in Media, in Money, in Relationships, and helped identify what is the Truth About Me? All-the-while, we spent the days and evenings building relationships by playing games, enjoying sports, sharing meals, hearing testimonies, and worshiping God, together. We also watched the movie, To Save A Life, and spent the following day talking about the real social issues that challenge teens and that were so accurately portrayed in the movie.
Below, is the camp highlights movie that we shared with all of the attendees during the Thursday evening farewell BBQ for our teen camp and for the other EEMN Slovakia team that hosted an English Bible Camp for grade-school students in Púchov, Slovakia.
Thank you, so much, for your prayers and support of 2018 EEMN Teen Camp Team - Bella, Natalie, Pr. DMC, Angela and Pr. David! We have been so blessed by all of our experiences and friendships formed with the other adult leaders from Slovakia and Germany, and with all of the incredible teens that participated! We cannot wait to share the stories with you, when we return home! To God be the glory!
The EEMN 2018 Slovakia Life & Adventure Teen Camp team has arrived in Vranov, along with the EEMN English Bible Camp team. For this first week, we will be supporting the Bible Camp team members, by helping with the sports, crafts, and music rotations. This year's Bible camp theme is LOVE, as the campers interact with the life and ministry of Jesus Christ. Please keep in prayer the combined EEMN Slovakia teams, as we engage the students by teaching English, using the Bible!
EEMN residential missionary to Latvia, Pr. David Michael Carrillo (DMC) will provide the music for the camp week in Vranov before we head out to Horná Mariková to prepare for our teenage campers to join us next Sunday evening for the Life & Adventure Camp! This year we will be exploring: What is Truth and How do I Live a Life of Truth?
Our 2018 Teen Camp Team Members Are:
Angela Breidenbach (Team Leader)
Pr. David Breidenbach (Team Leader)
Pr. David Michael Carrillo (aka: DMC)
Liga Mihailišina (Latvian)
Markuss Ignatjevs (Latvian)
Bea Bednáriková (Slovak)
Dominik Fojtik (Slovak)
Maggie Melušová (Slovak)
Pr. David & Angela Breidenbach are the Executive Director and Director of Development & Operations for East European Missions Network (EEMN). They are serving as Team Leaders for this year of hosting dedicated Life & Adventure camps for teens in Slovakia.