On the last Monday night prior to camp, Aonghas and I went over to our youth group leader Gabrielle's house to sort out which songs we would lead for singing. Aonghas, Gabrielle and I would be leading the singing for the first Friday night of camp, while I would lead singing on the following Satuday morning with Cleo, and Aonghas would lead with Lisa later that Saturday night. We spent quite a long time there, having a look through music books and having a go at some of the songs on piano. We even missed Desperate Housewives! It was worth it though!
The following Wednesday night a few of us from youth group got together to do some baking for camp. Gabrielle had asked us to buy some ingredients so we went shopping just before. We would be baking Afghan biscuits, cheese straws, hokey-pokey biscuits and muffins. They all sound so yummy! We divided into groups and I was in the group that made hokey-pokey biscuits.
I'm terrible at baking, so luckily we had Vanessa and Brendan in our group, who does cooking at school (I think). Oh ok...and we had Jireh! We couldn't have done it without him either!
It didn't take too long to make two batches of everything, but there were a few hiccups along the way, such as running out of sugar (did I misread the ingredients list?) and not having any cornflakes for the Afghans. They all smelled really nice! The hokey-pokey biscuits came out a lot larger than expected! The biscuit I made into the shape of a cross ended up looking like a flat, fat plane!
We still managed to finish before 9pm though, giving us enough time to do a bit of singing practice with those who were there. We wanted to familiarise them with the songs we were going to sing at camp so that we'd actually have people singing, and not just us!
By the night's end, we had pretty much most things sorted for camp!