One of the cool things about Michigan, and its nearby states, is getting to enjoy the four different seasons throughout the year. Now that it is the start of October, the fall season is in full swing and everyone here on staff have been enjoying the cooler weather and the changing leaves. This all means that fall activities are on the way and we all have our many favorite things to do, so we thought we would share some of our favorites with you all so you can try something new this fall with friends and family!

Games

The cooler weather and rain can sometimes keep us indoors. This is a perfect opportunity to pull out a board or card game to play together! Some of our staff’s favorites are:

Movies

Everyone loves a good movie night with some freshly popped popcorn! Our staff’s favorite movies include:

  • Jurassic Park
  • Harry Potter
  • Pink Panther
  • Marvel Movies
  • Lord of the Rings Trilogy
  • Catch Me if You Can

Also, some of our more kid friendly movies are:

  • Megamind
  • Happy Feet
  • Sing
  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
  • How to Train Your Dragon

Place to go at Miracle Camp

If you find yourself coming to one of our fall retreats be sure to check out some of our staff’s favorite places to go around camp including:

  • The Back 40/ Walking trails
  • Coffee Shop area
  • Outdoor Chapel
  • High Ropes
  • Water Front
  • On the Dock

Fall Activities

Creation in the fall is so beautiful with the changing leaves and the smell of grapes filling the air here in Michigan, so we love to go outside every chance we get! When the weather is nice, here are some of our staff’s favorite fall activities to do:

  • Apple picking
  • Long walks/ hiking with family
  • Bonfires with friends
  • Football
  • Pumpkin Fest
  • Disc Golf
  • Playing in the leaves
  • Corn Mazes
  • Carving pumpkins

Fall Snacks & Drinks

Something we really enjoy about fall are the different snacks and drinks that are in season during the fall months! Some of our staff’s favorite snacks and drinks are:

  • Apple Cider
  • Hot Apple Cider
  • Pumpkin Cheesecake Cupcakes ( Specifically made by Jacki M. )
  • Apple Fritters
  • Fresh Donuts with Hot Apple Cider
  • Pumpkin Pie
  • Brach’s Autumn Mix/ Candy Corn
  • Apple Cider Slushies
  • Apple Pie
  • Ice cream
  • Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Books

Reading Books is a great fall past time, rain or shine! Our staff’s favorite books include:

  • The Chronicles of Narnia: The voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis
  • Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis
  • Gospel Fluency by Jeff Vanderstelt
  • Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers
  • The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  • Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
  • Daisy the Donut Fairy by Tim Bugbird
  • A Thousand Tomorrows by Karen Kingsbury

We hope you join us in enjoying a great fall season with family and friends!

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