First he went to Cherokee, NC with a group from our church to help with some construction and some day camp kind of stuff.
Then it was on to Ridge Haven camp, returning for his third year. They played Quidditch (without the brooms) and some other games that were a lot of fun...
.... and since it was a service camp, they also had plenty of time to work:
Next up was Youth Apologetics Camp, where he heard all kinds of fascinating speakers (including Norman Geisler), and spent many hours playing dodgeball:
Meanwhile, football practice has been in full swing for months now, 5 times a week. So even when he's home, he's still out quite a bit.
Oh -- and he got braces!
It's been a good summer for Strider. :)