Meet Katie, our new Program Director!

I’m so thrilled to be your new program director! My name is Katie Dougherty! Hello from Florida! I wanted to take this opportunity to express my joy and excitement for this upcoming year.  The support and love I’ve received already is heart-warming and I want to say a big thank you to everyone! I also want to share a little bit …

Facing fears: My Heart Story – Abby R.

Editor’s Note: Camper Abby R. says that facing fears is such an important thing for her. We could tell you how amazing Heart O’ the Hills Summer Camp for Girls is, but that would be no fun. So we asked our Heart Campers to share their experience about camp.  Periodically we post a camper’s “Heart Story”. We hope you enjoy …

Our Favorite Moments from the summer

Every summer at “The Heart” is special in its own right, and this summer was no different! Each day brought something new to laugh about and here are just a few of our stand out moments from the summer: First of all, our very own version of the STEM program! STEM here stood for Scotland-Texas-England-Mexico! For the first time ever …

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Finding your Supergirl

Supergirl vs. Warrior A little Midget follows Supergirl into the dining hall for lunch and insists on sitting next to Supergirl during Sunday singing. The Midget believes with all of her heart that some of Supergirl’s powers will then transfer to her. Then, maybe she will be able to do her chores in less than one minute, tolerate the heat …

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Goal setting in four steps

For most people, the New Year represents a time of resolution and goal setting.  For Heart girls, it means camp is just around the corner!!!! In celebration of both of these, let’s talk about the importance of goal setting at camp.   Goals give you a destination. When I was 10 years old, my first set of Pawnee sponsors handed …