That One Big Breath

by Kevin Cartee One big breath. Every Camp Director knows it’s coming. Works for it. Waits for it. Longs to breathe that one breath that comes at the end of the summer camp season. It’s breathed deeply as the last campfire song of the season fades, and summer staff...
Three Ways Your Church Can Connect with Your Camp This Summer

Three Ways Your Church Can Connect with Your Camp This Summer

By: Statistics tell us that summer camp can be a formative experience for our children and youth. It is also considered a “stepping stone” for college-aged staff as it may be the first time they consider a call to ministry. All of this gives your congregation an...
Tween Camp

Tween Camp

By: Doodle Harris We started Tween Camp six years ago.    It began after a year of successful presbytery events for middle school youth and high school youth. Young people from different churches were beginning to connect. They’d exchanged snap chats and phone...
Tween Camp

Created to Be Me Camp

By: Beth Herrinton-Hodge I can think of few more life-changing experiences for youth than the opportunity to develop a healthy self-esteem and appreciation of one’s person and body as a precious gift from God.   The church is in a particularly opportune position to...
Reflecting on The Well at Burke Presbyterian Church

Reflecting on The Well at Burke Presbyterian Church

By: Arlene Decina   For the past five summers at Burke Presbyterian Church (BPC), we have taken a leap—from the traditional Vacation Bible School (VBS) that had always been a highlight of our children’s programming—into something that has been, for us, new and...