May Camping and Retreat News

May 02, 2018


MAY 2018

Camping and Retreat news

On the first Wednesday of each month, the UMCatalyst puts the spotlight on news and information about our Camp and Retreat Centers. Summer camp registration is open, and there are many new and exciting programs at all our sites. Take a look at what’s happening:


News from Wanakee United Methodist Center

Calling all medical professionals: For 57 years, Wanakee in Meredith, NH, has been blessed with volunteer staff for our Health Office. Are you (or do you know) an RN, APN, or MD, and interested in experiencing our incredible community while serving the next generation of church leaders? Consider joining us for a week or half week - your contributions are critically important. Camp Scholarships available. Contact or call Wanakee to explore the possibilities. 
Sign up for camp: Registrations are up 35 percent compared to 2017 and many events are close to full – don't miss out! Sign the children in your life up today by visiting Or, come to camp with your child or grandchild by attending Toddlers in Tow, You N Me, or Family Camp!
Mission Opportunity: Please consider joining us for a day of service and fellowship at our Spring Work Days: May 5 and June 2. Due to record-breaking cold and an April 16 winter storm, we missed out on three days of volunteer support earlier this month – help us catch up? RSVPs requested.

Camp fun for first-timers at Mechuwana

Looking for a program to send your camper to for the first time? Mechuwana in Winthrop, ME, has two fantastic camp programs that are designed for younger campers. First Timers is a half-week camp for those in grades 2 and 3. Young Adventurers is for third and fourth graders ready for a full week of activities.
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Rolling Ridge hosts its eighth Peace Conference

Since its inception in 2011, the Peace Conference at Rolling Ridge has served as an important platform for healthy dialogue and inspirational hope. Diverse speakers over the years have addressed issues of peace-making, Earth-tending, and interfaith reverence. The 8th Annual Peace Conference will look at the spiritual foundations of environmental justice in the Abrahamic (Jewish, Christian, and Muslim) faith tradition. The conference is Saturday and Sunday, July 21-22, 2018, at Rolling Ridge Retreat and Conference Center in N Andover, MA. Register now for an inspiring weekend as we discover "The Tie That Binds" in creation care through interfaith dialogue.
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