Day Camp 2014 Shined

Day camp was a shining success thanks to the Richland County Foundation Grant! We expanded our offerings from one to three weeks, doubling our camper participation and hired on two staff members especially to deliver the outstanding Camp O Day Camp program! During each session campers had the opportunity to swim, try out new skills […]

Introducing our 2014 BeyondCAMP Speaker: Katie Erickson

BeyondCAMP 2014 is coming fast! Registrations are rolling in each day, and we’re working hard here at camp to prepare for your arrival! Haven’t registered yet? GO REGISTER NOW! Now that our shameless plug for registration is out of the way, we’re excited to announce that Katie Erickson, of Catalyst Church in Findlay, OH, will […]

Anticipating Christ – A Biblical Tradition

I am eagerly anticipating Christmas, partly because I am homesick for Christmas treats and the joy of my dogs unwrapping presents, but mostly because I have been reminded lately about the incredible gift given to the world through Christ. Christmas is a day that represents our God entering the sinful world of man to walk […]

5 Ways to See the Good in Halloween

Halloween is a controversial holiday in Christian circles. We get preoccupied with witchcraft and demons, cast judgement on the modesty of costumes, and question whether the “creepy” guy down the road is giving out safe candy. We think poorly of neighbors who decorate with tombstones and wear fake blood on their lips, and certainly wouldn’t […]

Leaves are changing, and so are camp names!

Hello everyone! While the forces of fall have been working hard to change the trees from lush summer green into the slender, twiggy look of winter, the camp board has been working hard to solve a summer camp problem! You see, every summer Junior Camp (grades 4-5) has been scheduled during July 4th week… It […]

Camp Friendships Now – Community for Life

         Summer camp has been the most consistent part of my life from an early age. As an Army brat, I moved with my family all over the country throughout my childhood, experiencing different landscapes, church families and climates. In all those transitions I made and lost plenty of friends, entered and exited […]

Falling into His Faithfulness

Today I was busy pitying myself for my own struggles and frustrations with life. There’s never enough money to pay all the bills, there’s never the right time to think about family, there’s never enough time for rest (let alone all those projects that need worked on). I was feeling a whole heap of unhappiness, […]

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About Mark

Mark Dubler has been a leader, host, and participant in camps and retreats for the last twenty years. He holds an M.A. in Educational Ministries from Wheaton College and is the Executive Director of Otyokwah Camp and Retreat Center, a Christian facility with a rich history of providing personal, life-changing experiences.

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