Reflections from Iowa

Having been around SSI LEAD for 9 years (2 as a student, 4 as a volunteer, and 3 as staff), it’s always fascinating to see how someone else does it. Last year (2017) I was able to meet Nate Oppman of the THE FAMiLY LEADER (TFL) in Iowa who would be heading up LEAD out...
Week 2 Review: Aimee’s Thoughts

Week 2 Review: Aimee’s Thoughts

Week 2 Review: Aimee’s Thoughts   Wow.  That’s the biggest thing I have to say about Week 2.  Wow.  What a week.  I don’t think I have ever been so NOT tired the day after camp.  I’m sure I’ll still be taking a midday nap, but I woke up between...
Week 1 Review: Aimee’s Thoughts

Week 1 Review: Aimee’s Thoughts

Week 1 Review: Aimee’s Thoughts   Our first week of SSI LEAD just ended and we’re already all hands on deck preparing for Week 2.  Here’s a brief overview of last week and the types of things I saw as the Director of Programs. WARNING: LEAD can be one big inside...