Summer Camp Articles
This summer I’ve been living in community with the 12 “permanent” (read: summer-long) staff members at Camp Bratton-Green, the camp of the Diocese of Mississippi. I never went to camp as a kid and had no real experience with college students—other than being one a couple of decades ago—so I was a little nervous about how my 10-week stint as the chaplain to the group might go. Despite myself, I worried about whether they would like me, whether they would be willing to talk to me about their lives. If not, I knew it could be a long summer for both them and me, since we’d be seeing a lot of one another.
Summer 2020 church ministry may look very different than years past due to the continued spread of COVID-19. What can you do to keep people safe and stay connected?
Vibrant faith formation occurs when several components work together. Here are three ways to integrate children and youth’s experiences at summer camp into the ecosystem of your congregation.