Portage Lake Buddies

  “Every Kid a Camper!” That has been a priority for Portage Lake Covenant Bible Camp for… well I don’t know how long exactly, but certainly for a LONG time. It’s at the heart of our ministry. I love camp. I love how God uses every moment at camp to capture kids’ hearts. So for Read More

Welcome to the New!

Welcome to the new! We hope you’ll find the site as easy, fun, and cool as ever. Over the last few months, we have been reworking camp’s brand to better fit our style and mission. We are thrilled with the result! Here are some of my personal favorite things about camp’s new “look”: A Read More

Why Restaurants are Different Than My Commitment to Christ

On the way to camp Friday night for the Senior High Whiteout Retreat, my van stopped at Mancinos Pizza & Grinders for dinner. After the retreat was over, we stopped at Big Al’s Pizza for lunch. I have heard that there is a raging debate over which establishment is preferred within the Portage Lake community. Read More

Lessons from Breathe

Everything I need to know about motherhood, I learned from Breathe Ok, maybe that’s not totally true, but I have gotten to know other moms, heard their stories and saw what it looks like to be a faithful, encouraging mom. I have two kids, Norah (2) and Luke (11 months). A lot of days I Read More

Midwinter 2016

We’ve been back for two days after a week of staff recruiting, church promos, and three days of fellowship and learning at the ACCCC’s (Association of Covenant Camps and Conference Centers) meeting during Covenant Midwinter in Chicago. It was a crazy week that was as energizing as it was draining. Sounds a lot like camp, Read More