By Becky Lasoski
Advocate Staff Writer
Summer camp is one of the best tools outside of the home for building values, character and self esteem.
For campers, it is a place of adventure and thrills, a place to build friendships and a place to discover the joys of youth.
Camp Lake Stephens, near
Many of the camp’s directors are United Methodist ministers and have worked at the camp for many years. “They are very giving of their time and energy to see that each camper has a week of fun and learning,” Phillips said.
A new camp store, waterslide and four new paddle boats are some of the new additions waiting for
Celebrating its 61st anniversary, Camp Lake Stephens also has long history of providing fun and spiritual growth for all of its campers. The camp offers amenities including a lake, hiking trails, tennis court and Olympic-size swimming pool.
Looking for an alternative to camping that is both educational and fun? Gulfside Assembly will hold its 12th Annual Mission Education Travel Studies Seminar and College Tour for grades 8-12 during late June. “The theme is ‘Making Disciples’ using Matthew 28:19, ‘Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and the Son and the Holy Spirit.’ Through the Travel Studies Seminar, College Tour and Harambee Event, Gulfside continues its commitment to nurturing our youth and developing leaders,” explained Wilma Dunbar, business manager of Gulfside Assembly.
The college tour will visit
“This event is designed to promote unity and develop church leaders. There will be time to work, pray, sing, fellowship and build meaningful relationships with God and each other,” says
Seashore Assembly in
For more information about registration and fees call Dunbar at 228-467-4909 for Gulfside Assembly’s