More than just spiritual growth for campers, Christian camps offer a social education as well. It was at camp that I had my first face-to-face living experience with those of another race, culture, and neighborhood identity. What better place to learn the beauty of diversity than at camp?
Bethany Birches Camp
Conference Related Ministries (CRM) Profile: Bethany Birches Camp
The core mission of Bethany Birches Camp is to help young people develop their relationship with God by providing them with a Christ-centered camping experience in a natural and nurturing environment.
"Expect the Unexpected" was a Summer to Remember
Staff Meeting Heads to the Margins of Vermont
By locating ourselves physically in other people’s spaces we are re-placed and invited to see how the Spirit is present …
God is already near: an adventure with the Fire Marshal
This is a story about a recent requirement on Bethany Birches Camp by the office of the Vermont State Fire Marshal.
I remember it well… standing in the basement and looking out one of the windows; feeling both angst and joy. The angst was related to discovering a problem for which the solution was unknown to me. The joy was related to sensing that God was near and that an adventure lies ahead.
Fire Marshal Visits Bethany Birches Camp
by Brandon Bergey, Executive Director at Bethany Birches Camp This post is about a sad story. It’s the story of the BBC Cabin the day the fire marshal came to visit. […]
Tropical storm damage in Vermont is a 'disaster'
By Sheldon C. Good, firstname.lastname@example.org Mennonite Weekly Review Flood waters due to Tropical Storm Irene were subsiding by Sept. 6, but extensive devastation remained as cleanup and repairs began for […]