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Session Two: July 17 – July 30
Session Three: July 31 – August 14

Teen Adventure
July 2 – July 24

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Our goal is to foster the kind of self-esteem that facilitates spiritual growth. Opportunities for such growth are created in the process of supporting campers through challenging experiences. Success in negotiating rapids or exploring artistic creativity offers a deeper strength from which to accept the challenge and risk of turning inward toward the Light. Typically, a camper goes home a more competent, confident person whose spiritual roots have deepened and whose ties to the broader Quaker community have strengthened.

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Making Love Visible

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Catoctin’s Bathhouses and Finding Spirituality in Unexpected Places Dyresha Harris, Catoctin Director UPDATED: This article was originally posted in 2015. The Catoctin Bathhouses will be celebrating their 4th season. One…

What is a Work Grant?

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A BYM Camping Program work grant is a great way to offset some of the costs of camp and be part of an amazing Quaker community where everyone is pitching…

My First Year at my Second Home

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Emmaline Tolley I started my first year of camp when I was in unit three. The first time we drove up the hill, I remember hearing the sound of ukuleles…

Striving Toward a More Inclusive Community

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Inclusivity seems like an easy topic to talk about. That’s because it sounds so good on paper. “All are welcome!” is the kind of statement that most organizations and institutions…

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