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

Waiting For Green…

Well, it’s been many months since we’ve posted here. The cold winter on top of Mt. Akagi has come and gone. It’s time to open things up again and get ready for the 2012 season! Hope we can keep you … Continue reading

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Demolition Completed…

Here’s a quick video for a final report on the demolition. We got back up to the camp on the afternoon of Oct. 17 and stayed until around noon on the 18th. It was great weather and the fall colors … Continue reading

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Saying goodbye to the “Kyu-kan”

The “kyu-kan” (meaning the “old” or “former” building) is the name we use to describe the oldest building on the ABC site. In reality it was connected to the “hon-kan” or “main building” by a hallway and set of stairs, … Continue reading

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Akagi Fall Colors…

On October 14 I  drove up to the camp to check on the progress of the Sato Construction Company – they’re the company we’ve contracted to tear down the oldest section of our camp. See the report and photos here. … Continue reading

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A Surprise Visit…

As well as our own Covenant camps, ABC hosted three other groups in August. A church from the Tokyo area came up and enjoyed our facilities for a family camp. Another Evangelical Free church in the Saitama area brought 30 … Continue reading

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Young Family Camp

On August 12-14 we held a camp at Akagi for young families. This was a bit of an experiment. Once young people get married and have children it seems to get harder and harder for them to find the time … Continue reading

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Jr. / Sr. High Campers Arrive!

On August 3-6 we had our Jr. / Sr. High Camp at ABC. Pastor Nagasawa (a 20-something pastor from Hokkaido came with his wife – pictured in the front in center) and spoke about the topic of “worship from our … Continue reading

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Elementary Camp 2011!

Yes, it’s official….we had a great camp from July 25-28th with almost 40 campers and staff enjoying 4 days on top of Mt. Akagi. Thanks for your prayers. The weather, though not sunny much of the time cooperated enough to … Continue reading

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The Campers Are Coming!

Next Monday on July 25th about 40 campers and staff will be coming up the mountain for our first summer camp of the season. It’s an elementary camp and the children are in grades 3-6. For some final preparation about … Continue reading

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June 3-4 Work Camp

Thirteen adults and three children from seven different Covenant churches came to help out at our June 3-4 work camp up at ABC. Most of them made it into the photo above. We were concerned about the possibility of heavy … Continue reading

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