Donnie Bain leads Morning Assembly

Donnie Bain leads the music at Morning Assembly

This past weekend, Falling Creek hosted it’s inaugural Alumni Reunion. Over 40 Alumni, both campers and staff, attended the reunion. A highlight on Saturday evening was when Donnie Bain lead a group of Alumni spanning three decades in the music of Morning Assembly.

Phil Walker, one of the Founding Campers

A camper in 1969, Phil Walker speaks to the Alumni

Phil Walker was one of the founding campers in 1969. He was also a CIT and Staff member at Falling Creek in the early 1970’s. He flew in from California for the reunion and entertained everyone with stories of camp from that first summer.

Friday's Alumni River Trip

Excited Alumni about paddling the Green River

One of the weekend events was an alumni canoe/kayak trip down the Green River.

Yates, Bucky Brown & Tim Skelly on the Green River

Yates, Bucky Brown, & Tim Skelly on the Green River

Thankfully everyone remembered how to roll and it was a great opportunity for staff to talk about how programs have evolved over time.

Peter, Laurie & Gordon

Peter Rorvig and the Strayhorns reconnect

Gordon & Laurie Strayhorn, Directors at Camp Illahee and Falling Creek Alumni, reconnect with friend Peter Rorvig.

Dusty Davis & Forrest Speed at the Alumni Reunion

Dusty Davis & Forrest Speed

Dusty and Forrest enjoying a conversation in the Blake Dining Hall at the Alumni Reunion.