Colorado Challenge

Nightly updates on our 2017 Youth Trip to Colorado Challenge at Quaker Ridge Camp. Check back here daily, June 17-24, for pictures and descriptions of this summer’s faith journey.

Day 8 • Winding Down

Our day began with breakfast and a morning trip to Manitou Springs. Despite the colder weather and overcast skies we...

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Day 7 • White Water Rafting

This morning came early. We had to be at breakfast at 5:45 in order to leave for white water rafting...

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Day 6 • 14,115 Feet Above Sea Level

It seems as if we have all successfully rested following yesterday’s fullness of activity. Our morning started with breakfast followed...

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Day 5 • Exhausted in Colorado

Many of our crew spent the night on Soldier Mountain. The hike up was dark and grueling and most of...

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Day 4 • Climbing and Rappelling

Our morning began at 7:45 with a quick breakfast before loading the vans to head to Cheyenne canyon for rappelling...

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Day 3 • 8,496 Feet Above Sea Level

Wake up in Nebraska, go to sleep in Colorado. This morning we awoke in Kearney, NE and eagerly devoured our...

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Day 2 • 2,152 Feet Above Sea Level

We began our trip bright and early this morning at COS. We chose our seats in the vans and then...

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Day 1 • 803 Feet above Sea Level

We’re more efficient packers than we gave ourselves credit for! After beginning to fill up our trailer, we decided to...

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Colorado Challenge Blog

Beginning Saturday, June 17, 23 students and 4 leaders from COS will make their way to Colorado to participate in...

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