Category Archives: Camp Applegate

Camp Applegate – Dewberry Pickin

My daughter and I have been spotting the dewberries for several weeks in the fields behind our home and hoping that we would have a good crop for her May birthday. Continue reading

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Big Tree + Rope = Fun For All Adventurers

If you are up for a little adventure, grab a rope, find a good tree and build some memories that your kids will share for a lifetime. Continue reading

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Finding Treasure in Small Windows of Time With Our Children

We did not find any gold nuggets, but we did find some time and make memories that we can treasure for a lifetime. My friend Joe White once told me that kids spell love-T I M E. It doesn’t take lots of money or planning, just be purposeful with the time we have and grab those windows of opportunity that we find ourselves in and make the most of them. Continue reading

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The Importance of Collecting Memories

This weekend was a rainy cold weekend and the kids were restless. What a great time to think up something out of the norm to create a memory. So, off we went to Wabash feed store in downtown Houston where we bought two full grown Rhode Island Red hens. Continue reading

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“Fun Is Dangerous” – Tex Robertson

While reflecting on all the harrowing adventures, the exhilaration and great fun that was had it was a wonder no one died or got seriously hurt. At that moment Tex told my friend Brian. “Brian, Fun is Dangerous”. Continue reading

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Camp Applegate “Wednesday Night Moccosin Hunt”

Ben readies his blow dart and puts a broadhead squarely through the center of his head. Blasting from his coiled position he heads toward safety with Ben in pursuit. Continue reading

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Camp Applegate “Family Night At The Ditch”

“Family Night At The Ditch” has become one of our summer time favorites. It sounds like an episode from Hillbilly Heaven. In this manicured gated community there is a drainage ditch that runs through the middle of the neighborhood. Continue reading

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Camp Applegate “$14 Coyote Adventure”

Making memories don’t have to be expensive or planned out. For $14 you can buy a coyote call and make a lasting memory. Continue reading

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