A great event for the whole family!!
A great event for the whole family!!
Join us for Volunteer Work Day!
Join us for Volunteer Work Day!
Surrounded by Beauty, You Will Feel Like You Got Away...717-865-4547
Surrounded by Beauty, You Will Feel Like You Got Away...717-865-4547
Join in on Kenbrook Adventure Activities!
Join in on Kenbrook Adventure Activities!
Have Fun Playing Volleyball, Basketball, Game Room and More!...717-865-4547
Have Fun Playing Volleyball, Basketball, Game Room and More!...717-865-4547
Experience Summer at Kenbrook
Experience Summer at Kenbrook

Summer trips, camps, and service opportunities for kids of all ages

Growing Closer With Friends and God...717-865-4547
Growing Closer With Friends and God...717-865-4547

New Blog Post: Click

Sitting in the cinder-block wall basement of a rural PA church listening to Bible stories around a rectangular table while sitting on small multicolored plastic chairs never seemed to help those lessons "click" for me. When I wasn't doodling or distracting the other children with my antics I was dreaming of of being somewhere outside, completely missing the point of why I was in this basement room.

It wasn't the teachers fault. It wasn't the churches fault. It's just how I was wired.

I was wired to run around rather than sit still. I pretty much vibrated anytime I was asked to sit still. I needed something in my hands to play with so I wasn't distracted by everything around me. I was the child that needed to burn his finger tips to understand that the stove really was hot. And if I didn't, I wouldn't remember the next time I was around a stove.

Kenbrook was started as a place that could experientially teach children about God, self, others and nature. Experiential learning means hands on, immersed in, tactile and a part of. Eight-year-old-me was a perfect candidate for Kenbrook. Kenbrook did something that all those Sunday School rooms couldn't...it made all those lessons finally "click."

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