Wanted!

Teachers and RA’s … … for the 2021 Jacob’s Ladder Summer Enrichment Camp. We need teachers for this summer’s camp. Who are our teachers? They are the people who pour their knowledge, wisdom, and insights from years of experience into the Climbers of Jacob’s Ladder. Where do our teachers come…

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28th Annual Golf Tourney Draws Big Numbers

The 28th Annual Jacob’s Ladder Golf tournament arrived out of COVID like a smooth swing hitting the sweet spot for a long drive to the tee. With a shotgun start at noon on May 17th, a field of 18 teams (the largest in memory) filled the Irvington, Virginia, Golden Eagle…

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Thankful Thoughts for 2020

As the leaves fall and the air chills, our thoughts turn to the season when we give thanks. On Saturday several Climbers and staff met on Zoom to pause and share a few thoughts of how we need to be thankful in all circumstances, even in the midst of the…

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Zoom Calls and Devotionals

During the second Zoom get-together, Climbers began to think and talk about strategies of how to better deal with life DURING COVID and what Jacob’s Ladder is going to be like AFTER COVID. Kelly’s group gave us feedback about the Climbers wanting virtual field trips. One of the students stated,…

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The Passing of Chic Silver

The family of Earl Charles “Chic” Silver II announces his passing on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, at the age of 76. Chic is survived by his wife, Susan; children Garrett (Kim), Austin (Brent), Andy (Kelley); son-in-law, Steve; 11 grandchildren, Chris, Grace, Jon, Coalter, Tanner, Tymber, Ethan, Skye, Connor, Lucas and…

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Out of School and Back to School

Well, this past year has been a whirlwind! Online classes, virtual graduations, the Summer Enrichment camp being cancelled – too much has happened to keep up with! One way we have been able to keep up is through our public social media page and private group on Facebook – our…

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Chic Sliver honored for 21 years of service

The Board of Jacob’s Ladder, Inc. is honored to recognize Charles “Chic” Silver for more than 21 years of service on the Board of Directors. Board Chair, Bruce Hemp, articulated Chic’s many contributions to the organization, stating: “Chic has helped Jacob’s Ladder grow into the life-changing program it is today.…

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