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Arts and Culture
12:44 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Indoor skate park open to Moberly kids and teens

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Faith/Religion
4:38 pm
Fri August 9, 2013

Camp Jump Start transforms lifestyles for young campers

Jean Huelsing is the founder of Camp Jump Start. She likes the symbol of the frog because just like the frog goes through metamorphosis, the campers go through a type of metamorphosis while they are at camp.
Heather Adams, Columbia Faith & Values

 

At 12 years old, Summer Davis was frustrated with the amount of weight she had gained.

“I started getting really annoyed and mad at myself for being overweight,” she said.

She began researching weight loss tips online when she stumbled across the website for a camp near St. Louis: Camp Jump Start, a weight loss camp for 10- to 18-year-olds. “I realized you have to work hard instead of taking a pill or doing some weird thing to lose weight fast – you have to actually work hard,” Davis said.

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