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Western District 2015 Camps offer opportunities for youth of all ages

052015mtmorris2The Moravian Church has been offering youth camps for decades and I think that they have mastered it. This summer, the Western District Camping Ministry offers opportunities for youth of all ages to learn, have fun and experience faith surrounded by God’s creation.

Each week’s camp is tailored to the ages of the youth participating, but all have one thing in common: they’re sure to bring an exciting theme designed to help you grow in your relationship with God.

The friendships that are built during camp are like no others and will keep you coming back year after year. And if that is not enough to entice you to come to camp, think about making crafts, swimming, hiking, playing volleyball, Moravian Kickball, lots of singing, campfires, great food and much more… all in the great outdoors!

Most of the Western District camps are held at Mt. Morris Camp and Conference Center in Wautoma, Wis. Last year, Mt. Morris celebrated a half-century of service to Western District Moravians. Camp Mindyy, for kids in Minnesota who’ve completed grades 2–5, is held in Minnesota.

If you are past the age of attending camps there are lots of opportunities to still participate in the camping ministry. You can be a counselor, work in the kitchen, and if you have medical skills there is always a need for medical personnel on staff. Or maybe you have a special craft or skill that you would like to share with the campers.

Contact the Director of the individual camp or the Camping Committee and we’ll get you connected to the right camp; for more information, visit www.wdcamping.com.

For complete information on Western District 2015 camping, visit www.wdcamping.com! Don’t miss the fun of Moravian Summer Camps! ■

Kathy Liebenow is chair of the Western District Camping Ministry Committee. 

 

This year’s camp dates are as follows:

  • Junior Camp (completing grades 3–5): July 6–10 • Director: Kerry Krauss
  • Chetek (completing grade 9–21 years old): July 19–25 • Director: Kurt Liebenow
  • Winmor (completing grades 6–8): July 26–August 1 • Director: Marian Boyle Camp
  • Mindyy (completing grades 2–5): July 26–29 • Directors: Amy Gohdes-Luhman and Jenny Moran (Note: camp is in Minnesota)
  • Ba6 (Basic) (completing grades 3– 6): August 16–20 • Director: Sara Valley

 

From the May 2015 Moravian Magazine

Moravian Daily Texts

12/18/2017

Monday, December 18 — Psalm 144:5–8
Habakkuk 2,3; Revelation 16:1–11

He is mindful of his covenant forever, of the word that he commanded, for a thousand generations. Psalm 105:8

Paul wrote: Whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, so that by steadfastness and by the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope. Romans 15:4

O Adonai and leader of the house of Israel, who appeared to Moses in the burning bush and gave him the law on Sinai: Come, and with your outstretched hand, redeem us. Amen.

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