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Alabama Folk School Youth Camp July 31-Aug 3, 2018

It's summer camp plus professional instruction in fiddle, guitar, mandolin, farming, pottery, and/or indigo dye! Explore your talents and creativty in camp community! Basic music knowledge will be helpful for beginners. This camp is open to rising 5th-12th. July 31-August 3, 2018

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Diocesan Homecoming June 8-10, 2018

A weekend retreat for all ages! Gather with old friends and make new ones in the beauty and fun of God's Backyard. Activities will include the the trust swing, the climbing wall, swimming, canoes, paddle boats, arts & crafts, hayride, cookout, a vist on the farm and more! Bring bring your friends, family and neighbors for a fun weekend at Camp! June 8-10, 2018! Registration opens in January

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Camper Buddy service-learning July 23-28, 2018

Our Camper Buddy service learning program is for rising 10th graders - high school graduates who are ready to work, play, and learn and serve in the special needs community. If you love the camp setting and have a heart for helping others, this program is for you. Camper Buddies provide that extra bit of assistance and companionship for a camper with special needs that makes the experience safe, meaningful, and totally fun. The community created among the Camper Buddies themselves is one full of understanding, connection, challenges, and incredible joy. It's a great way to earn service hours and a great way to grow as a person. July 23-28, 2018. Registration opens in January

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Bethany’s Kids July 24-27, 2018

An inclusion summer camp for rising 4-8th graders or corressponding ages (apprx 9-14 yrs) WITH AND WITHOUT DISABILITIES (such as Downs Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, and developmental delay). Enjoy all the favorite camp activities - hiking, swimming, field games, singing, talent show, and silliness - in a camp that celebrates inclusion and lifts up acceptance and a respect for differing abilities. Camper check-in is 3:00-5:00 pm on July 24. Family and friends are invited to a closing service at 10:00am on July 27. July 24-27, 2018. Registration opens in January

ACCEPTANCE FOR ALL CAMPERS IS CONTINGENT ON CAMPER ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES. THESE GUIDELINES APPEAR AT THE BASE OF THIS INFORMATION BLOCK. PLEASE CLICK ON THE PDF BELOW TO VIEW.

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Camp McDowell Women's Retreat September 21-23, 2018

Sept 21-23, 2018. Save the date and check back for registration details!

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Family Farm to Table Retreat Nov 17-19, 2017

Where families reconnect with God's creation and each other! Learn about the care and keeping of animals, work in the dirt, prepare a farm-to-table meal and HAVE FUN with the folks you love at Family Farm to Table Retreat! November 17-19, 2017 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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OUR TIME March 2-4, 2018

March 2-4, 2018 OUR TIME is a camp for kids in rising 6th-12th and their adult caregiver who are healing from loss of a significant person, such as a sibling, an adult child, or a parent. OUR TIME gives safe space and dedicated attention for kids and adults to reflect on their loss (in separate groups) with the guidance of a professional counselor and to connect with others who grieve. Youth and and young at heart will enjoy swimming, arts & crafts, the high ropes course, and making new friends. Adults will be able to step away from the normal routine and relax in a peaceful setting. All meet together at the end of the weekend for a planting activity in the OUR TIME memory garden and a celebration of life service. For more information, please contact the Coordinator, Susanna Whitsett susanna@campmcdowell.com or 205.281.1903.

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CREATE! May 28-June 1, 2018

A unique camp for rising 9th-11th focussed on creativity and collaboration for projects in carpentry, farming, art, and spiritual development in an enthusiastic camp community. Traditional camp activities including hiking, swimming, canoeing, singing, and time for worship are all a part of this unique summer camp session. May 28-June 1, 2018

Online Registration Assistance:

For camps in Bethany Village, please contact:

Susanna Whitsett, Summer Camps & Retreats Coordinator for Bethany susanna@campmcdowell.com or 205.281.1903

Important Registration Details and Notices:

Your deposit ensures your registration. We cannot hold a spot in a camp session without a deposit or confirmed financial agreement.

For scholarship information, please contact Susanna Whitsett, Faith-Based Program Developer for Bethany at Camp McDowell.

All registrations are INDIVIDUAL and EACH PERSON must have an application and payment.

How to register for a camp in Bethany Village:

Select the camp or retreat of your choice.

Click on athe title. If registration is open, you will be taken to the registration page.

Complete and submit registration. Most events require a $50 deposit to reserve your spot.

The full balance of your session no less than 10 days prior to the first day of your session.

Scholarship is available for most programs. To request a scholarship or make a special financial arrangement (such as a payment plan), please contact Susanna Whitsett susanna@campmcdowell.com