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    On the last day, the children gathered together to learn about how “God gives you family.” (Photo by Patricia Leboeuf, Petawawa Post)

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    Frank Demers and Tailynn Fenton attempt to hunt down stuffed animals using hoola hoops. Some of the lessons were taught at the beginning of each camp day through song, dance and engaging stories. (Photo by Patricia Leboeuf, Petawawa Post)



Garrison VBS explores Joseph’s Journey from Prison to Palace

Community News

By Patricia Leboeuf

Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2016

Seventy children followed Joseph’s journey through slavery and prison to the Pharaoh’s palace in this year’s Vacation Bible School at Garrison Petawawa. This seven days of fun, beginning on Aug. 8, took participants through religious lessons while demonstrating the splendours of Egypt. Each day had different daily activities tailored towards a Christian theme, so kids had fun while learning. The annual summer camp is a joint effort between the St. George’s and St. Francis of Assisi chapels as well as the Pine Ridge Family Church and Trailhead Baptist Church. It was open to kids between the ages four and 11 of any denomination.