Category Archives: Staff

Information about camp staff and volunteer activities.

November Update from the VanderSchels

The VanderSchels: November 2017 Update on our family… In our hallway at home, we have a wood sign hanging on the wall that says, “There’s ALWAYS, ALWAYS, ALWAYS something to be thankful for.” Not just this time of year, when Thanksgiving is … Continue reading

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January Update from the VanderSchels

As we look ahead to 2017, we can’t help but look back on God’s goodness to us in 2016.  Since our last newsletter this past fall, we’ve transitioned into the “off season” part of our camping year. With a smaller … Continue reading

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September Update from the VanderSchels

VANDERSCHELS PENIEL BIBLE CAMP SEPT 2016 Summer Summary… People ask us all the time, “How did camp go this summer?” Oh, what a question! How do you summarize weeks and weeks of busyness, exhaustion, excited campers, activities, amazing staff, life-changing … Continue reading

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March Update from the VanderSchels

VanderSchel Newsletter March 2016 Psalm 119:68– God is good and does good. We are so thankful for this truth and see it manifested all around us in our family and in the camping ministry. As the long dreary winter months … Continue reading

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August Update from the VanderSchels

Ohio Bible Mission VanderSchel Newsletter Aug. 2015 Colossians 3:15- “And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body, and BE THANKFUL.” Moving Day After almost two years of construction, our … Continue reading

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1970 – First Year at the Property in Morrow County

These pictures were found in a scrapbook that Maud Green kept of her years of service at Peniel Bible Camp. These snapshots were from 1970, the first year that camp was held at the new property in Morrow County outside … Continue reading

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Update from the VanderSchels – Fall 2014

(For a printable version, click VanderSchel’s newsletter 0ct 2014) catching up with our family… Please join us in a quick review of what we’ve been up to over the recent (and not so recent) months. May: Izaac helped direct the … Continue reading

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News from the VanderSchels – April 2014

What we’ve been up to… SNOW, SNOW, cold, and MORE SNOW… that about sums up our winter here at camp! Although the sparkling snow sure is beautiful and truly a testament of God’s beauty and goodness, we’re grateful that spring … Continue reading

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End of the Year News from the Fry Family

Greetings from the Fry Family It is hard to believe that this is our second Christmas here at Peniel Bible Camp. This year has been busy and exciting. Nathan started out the year clearing the trees and brush from the … Continue reading

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News from the VanderSchels: October 2013

VanderSchel newsletter- Oct 2013

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