Author Archives: Jasmine Heath

The adventure is ending but that doesn’t mean the journey is!

This week I am writing from Moon Beach in Wisconsin for the peace interns closing retreat. A family camp is going on during our retreat so we have been taking turns having campfire talks about our summer and social justice issues but that is not the main focus of why we are here this week. […]

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Going Home

The camp that I went to last week was Craig Springs in Virginia which just happens to be my home camp. I can not express how excited I was to be able to go back after not counseling a camp at Craig for six years. Going back really felt like a home coming for me. […]

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Conference Time

This summer I didn’t only go to camps but I had the privilege to be able to go to National Convocation in Birmingham. This week was really busy but for a different reasons than I am for when I am at camps. The conference was only for half of the week so I spent the […]

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Small but Mighty

This past week I was at Cane Ridge West in Montana. This camp ground was named after the Cane Ridge in Kentucky which I would¬† love to go visit someday. The camp in Montana is probably the smallest camp I will do this summer with the total number only counting up to eight people. Despite […]

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Community is Key

This past week I was in the mountains of Northern California surrounded by a forest of pines working with High School campers. The camp was called the Community of the Great Commission and that name could not be closer to the truth. Every single second that I spent there I felt part of the community. […]

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I Can See Canada From Here

This past week I was at a High School camp at Dunkirk Camp and Conference Center in Dunkirk, New York. This is a beautiful camp on a cliff overlooking Lake Erie. The sunsets are some of the most beautiful that I have ever seen and at night you can look over the lake and see […]

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Stars, Sailing, and Spirit

This week brought me to the banks of Dawson’s Creek (yes, the one from the TV show) to a CYF camp at Camp Caroline. This camp is in North Carolina and I was super excited to be able to go to it because I have heard so much about it from different campers I had […]

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Desert to Sand Hills

Hey Y’all These past two weeks I have been to the camps in both Arizona and Nebraska. The two camps could not have been anymore different from each other but they were both very moving and spiritual in their own way. Something that they both had in common is how compassionate and caring everyone involved […]

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May the Adventure Begin

Hey y’all, Welcome to my very first post of the summer of the summer. My name is Jasmine Heath and I am one of your 2018 Peace Interns. I am very excited for this summer and the adventure to come these next few months. However first things first, I should tell you a little about […]

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