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Camp 1998:
Turning Hearts to the Family

Hang up scriptures around the camp about families, hang up sayings or lines of songs about families (e.g.--A family is forever, Love One Another, A Family that Prays Together is a Family that Stays Together, "No other success can compensate for failure in the home"--David O. McKay, Hang up The Family: A Proclamation to the World)

Crafts (for more crafts, see Craft Ideas)

Decorate picture frames for family pictures

Make or personalize a journal

Decorate binders for personal history (use padding to make it puffy, pretty materials, lace, flowers, beads, hot glue gun)

Make heart shaped pillows out of assorted cloth for the girls' future homes

Make small quilts for a future baby

Make stationary and a matching address book (so the girls can keep in touch better with their family members)

Games and Skits (for more ideas, see Camp Games and Skits)

Learn games that would be good for a family reunion

Sing and act out the song "Father Abraham"

Sets of sisters could sing a rendition of the song "Sisters" (it was performed in the movie White Christmas). Have different types of sisters--birds, monsters, punkrockers, mice, 60's girls, etc. and make the lyrics match the type of sister.


Have each girl write letters to family members expressing her feelings towards them

Secretly have each girl's parents write a letter to their daughter and deliver it in the middle of the week of camp

Learn dance steps from an earlier generation

Learn songs from an earlier generation

Have a class on writing family stories

Have a fashion show displaying fashions from earlier eras

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