Opportunities to Come to Camp


Fall Fling

October 27, 2017 - October 29, 2017

Camp-style weekend for all 5th & 6th graders! Fun, fellowship, and a faith-based program led by summer camp counselors! Come see old friends and make new ones at this wonderful, wonderful retreat on Clear Creek (aka "down the hill")! Register HERE

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Alabama Folk School Winter 2017 Workshops

2017 marks the ten-year anniversary of the Alabama Folk School. We will celebrate the milestone in style with 3-day, 4-day, and week-long programs in folk art and music.

Classes include:

banjo * blacksmithing * canning and food preservation * didgeridoo * fiddle * folk art painting * garment sewing * Gee's Bend quilting * guitar * gumbo academy * harmony singing * Kentuck Artists in Residence * labyrinth * old time repertoire * polymer clay * songwriting * stone mosaics * ukulele * wooden boat building

Join us this year in celebrating #10YearsOfFolk. Registration is already open for many classes and others will open in the coming months.


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Family Farm to Table - Fall Weekend 2017

November 17, 2017 - November 19, 2017

A family-friendly fall weekend of food, farm, and faith. Harvest food straight from the earth, milk a goat, hold a rabbit, prep a farm-to-table meal, and a sip and learn in a "Garden to Glass" class with the knowledgeable and fun-loving McDowell Farm School Staff! Participate in optional activities like stitching and leaf-pounding for the March Quilt, yoga, and hiking. Enjoy story-telling, camp music, and thoughtful faith-based discussion on the theology of creation by the Rev. Bentley Manning. If you are seeking quality time with the people you call family, THIS IS IT! Join us! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!