Wednesday – The half way mark!
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Wednesday – The half way mark!

Hi It’s Liv!!! Today is the third day of camp and it was awesome!!! Yesterday I switched groups. I decided I wanted to be with my Dad.  The kids kind of overwhelm me sometimes.  I feel a lot better now.  I think my Dad appreciates my help a little.  Some kids don’t know how to...

March 31, 2019March 31, 2019by
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Last Day Of Camp

Wow! How this week has flown by at camp. I have always loved going to camp when I was young and it blows me away that God allows me to do this in South Africa with kids that love it as much as me. This is my 7th trip to South Africa with FASA.  And...

March 29, 2019March 29, 2019by
First Day of Kids Camp!
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First Day of Kids Camp!

What an amazing experience to be completely “immersed” in a group of 36 South African leaders and over 130 kids from Marapong.  That is the town we visited and Judi wrote about on day one of this journey. As we moved through the activities of the day we frequently found ourselves squashed together in a...

March 25, 2019March 25, 2019by
Sunday – A day of worship and meeting new friends!
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Sunday – A day of worship and meeting new friends!

Today the US team visited Living Waters Fellowship.  They truly enjoyed worshipping with the people there.  Although some of the songs were different, and certainly much more lively than at home, their heart of worship was the same.  The South Africans can definitely get their worship on!  We thoroughly enjoyed the service. This afternoon we...

March 24, 2019March 24, 2019by
Team 3 – Off to a great beginning!
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Team 3 – Off to a great beginning!

Off to a great beginning! Team 3 is off to a great beginning!  We have been here for three full days and we have already been able to experience more then we could have ever imagined. Being able to arrive a day early allowed us to plug in with Team 2 and participate in the...

July 8, 2018July 8, 2018by
Team 2 – Today was the last day of camp!
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Team 2 – Today was the last day of camp!

Today was the last day of camp! Even though many were sad to see it end, the energy level didn’t decrease! The kids came off the bus stomping, clapping, and shouting. Soon after their arrival,  all the teams paraded around camp sharing their chants and sparking competition over which team was the best. (Pigmy Falcons...

July 7, 2018July 7, 2018by
Team 2 – Day 4 of camp.
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Team 2 – Day 4 of camp.

Hello New Jersey… This is Kathy Foering reporting from FASA camp in South Africa. We have officially completed day 4 of camp which is so hard to believe. Today started out a little chillier and cloudy….we greeted the 2 bus loads of kids with much enthusiasm. The kids are so great….They come flying off the...

July 5, 2018July 5, 2018by
Team 2 – Day 3 another perfect day of camp!
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Team 2 – Day 3 another perfect day of camp!

Today was another perfect day of camp! The kids came off the buses chanting and dancing it was such a surprise for us tomorrow I hope to catch  it on video. The storyteller told the story of the, “Prodigal Son,” and the children followed up with their journals and coloring sheet. Today’s memory verse: “If...

July 5, 2018July 5, 2018by
Team 2 – Day 2 was another AWESOME Day of Camp!
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Team 2 – Day 2 was another AWESOME Day of Camp!

Day 2 was another AWESOME day of camp! It’s hard to believe how quickly we’re getting to know one another, leaders and children alike.  Today the buses arrived full of singing and cheering, the children were more than ready to start the day.  Soon after check in Thabang, one of my campers, came up to...

July 4, 2018July 4, 2018by
Round 2 of Day Camp-Zacchaeus says “Jesus Rescues!”
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Round 2 of Day Camp-Zacchaeus says “Jesus Rescues!”

Today marked the beginning of week 2 at the FASA day camp. The children from the surrounding areas arrived at 8:30 am. They were separated into their teams where they were greeted by their new leaders. All the kids then gathered into the lodge for announcements to start the day off right. Afterwards, the small...

July 2, 2018July 2, 2018by