Recently, we caught up with Lynne “Strawberry” Kergan. Here are her responses to our questions:
Q: What years did you attend Camp Douglas?
A: 1991-1993 as a camper and 2000-2003 as staff. I was a cabin leader and a co-program director. Cabin leading was my favourite!
Q: What is your favourite Camp Douglas memory?
A: It would be hard to pin down just one memory. Campfires, kitchen-raids with our campers, sleep-outs on the old porch, baking cookies, dancing to DC Talk, staying up (way too late) talking on our porches when our campers were asleep. I’m sure I could think of so many more!
Q: What are you doing now?
A: I have a whole bunch of kids (well, 4) that keep me pretty busy, so pretty much the same thing I was doing at camp! I’m hoping to send my 2 oldest to camp for the first time this year!
Q: What is one thing you learned at Camp Douglas that has helped you “in the real world?”
A: When I was a camper, I was encouraged by one of the leaders to decide to follow Jesus. He said that my life would never be the same. And it hasn’t. My relationship with God is definitely not something I left at camp. It’s probably the most important thing I’ve taken with me into the “real world” of college, marriage, work, mothering, ministry, etc.