Bittersweet Goodbyes: by camper John Paul

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John Paul as a camper pictured in 2016

The author, John Paul J., was a camper at Falling Creek Camp for five years. This October, he wrote this personal narrative for a school assignment about his final Candlelight Campfire in 2016. We’re grateful that he allowed us to share such a beautiful reflection here on the camp blog.

Please read his story, “Bittersweet Goodbyes”, below. John Paul also recommends watching the video found at the bottom of this post.

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Watch this video featuring a Candlelight Campfire during June Camp in 2019. John Paul recommended watching the video to accompany his personal narrative.

Watch on Camp's YouTube