Disney fans, sports teams gather at Chapman Lake
Published: April 21, 2016
Magical world of Disney retreat, athlete retreat held over weekend
SUBMITTED PHOTOS / LAURA BOPP / DISNEY MOVIES brought people together to celebrate God and childhood joy Saturday. LEFT: The “Pocahontas” themed group poses in a pretend canoe. MIDDLE: The themes of the small groups came from Disney films, like “Up”. RIGHT: The leaders pose with the Seven Dwarves. “It was a fun, upbeat and uplifting retreat where everyone could be a kid for the weekend. We worked hard to plan it and it was so great to see everyone enjoy themselves,” leader Emily Edwards said. Senior Sonora Hams recorded some words of wisdom from the retreat, including “Aim to forgive as we want to be forgiven” and “You’re not alone. You never are.”
SUBMITTED PHOTOS / ALEXA PROFFIT / STUDENT ATHLETES were invited to attend a one-day retreat at Chapman Lake Sunday. LEFT: Athletes from teams including swimming and lacrosse gather in front of the lake. TOP RIGHT: Retreat leaders Alyssa Whitman, Rachel Cisto, Elizabeth Zimmerman, Maeve Potter and Alexa Proffit lead discussions. BOTTOM RIGHT: The retreatants were fortunate enough to have delightful weather Sunday. The students who attended the retreat had an opportunity to relax from the pressures of athletics and discuss relationships with God.