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A camping facility operated by the Japan Covenant Church (NSKK).

Gearing Up for Winter

The summer camping season is over. We hosted eight camps this summer with a total of about 160 campers. We were blessed by our partnership with Shimon and Yumiko Seino and ten or more other volunteer workers who helped us … Continue reading

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A Full Week

This week’s work at ABC camp started on Sunday evening with a Costco run. Yes, we have a Costco here in Gunma, less than an hour from camp! You have to have some experience shopping at Japanese super markets to … Continue reading

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A Rainy Day in the Mountains

Today marked the official start of the 2014 summer camping season. Japanese schools have just started their summer break and for the next six weeks we will be seeing lots of action here at ABC. Our co-workers, Shimon and Yumiko … Continue reading

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Greetings from the mountaintop!

For those of you familiar with this site, Tim Johnson is probably a familiar name. He has administered this web site and poured countless hours into numerous ministries and projects here at Akagi Bible Camp over the years along with … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for the 2013 Season!

It’s been awhile since we’ve posted on this blog…. but here goes! Because our camp is at 1400 meters on top of Mt. Akagi it gets shut down from around the middle of November until the middle of April. It’s … Continue reading

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Last Camp of August!

Although we have a few groups using ABC in the Fall, this was our last camp of the “summer”. Each year a wonderful group of college kids from the Fukuin Dendo denomination gather on top of Mt. Akagi to experience … Continue reading

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Planting Fruit-Bearing Trees…

Folks from the Fukasawa Church planting trees at ABC. (Missionary Jay Haworth also pictured) A group of children and adults from the Fukasawa Church in Tokyo came to use our camp facility this summer for their annual family camp (August … Continue reading

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Elementary Camp 2012!

We had fantastic weather for all 4 days of our 2012 Elementary Camp here at ABC. Twenty-five campers and about 10 staff were able to participate. Above, you can see them on top of Mt. Jizo as they look down … Continue reading

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Kids at Work Camp!

It’s always fun to have children around when we’re getting ready for camp (at least, it’s USUALLY fun to have them around). This time the Park family came to work together so their daughters Hannah, Yuna, and Christina were here. … Continue reading

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Not Much Time Left…

Every year it feels like a struggle to get up the mountain, open up the camp, try to air out the old moldy buildings, and get a few “must-do” tasks completed before the season starts. Of course, this was not … Continue reading

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