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Conference suspends summer camps for 2020

‘Many tears have been shed’ By John W. Coleman The four Camp & Retreat Centers spread across the Eastern PA Conference have made the painful decision to suspend onsite summer camp… Read more

Camps sponsor online fun, prepare for summer

Pocono Plateau Camp & Retreat Center is getting ready for Summer Camp season by celebrating camp online. Visitors to the camp’s Facebook Page in April enjoyed “Quarantine Camp Song” homemade videos, provided by… Read more

Camps suspend spring events due to COVID-19

Friends, Camp and Retreat Ministry is a vital ministry of the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church and will continue to serve our churches during this challenging time…. Read more

2 Confirmation Camps coming soon. All invited!

Scenic Gretna Glen and Pocono Plateau Camp & Retreat centers will both sponsor conference-wide youth confirmation retreats in the coming weeks. All church confirmation classes are invited to attend. Pocono… Read more

Carson-Simpson Farm hires new director

The Conference Camping Board has hired Jonathan Curtis as Carson Simpson Farm Christian Center’s new Director, after a lengthy search. Curtis grew up locally in Warminster, and his wife Jessica… Read more

News from our Camp & Retreat Centers

Carson Simpson Farm to get new Executive Director Carson Simpson Farm Christian Center will soon receive a new Camp Director. Ray Neitz recently retired from that role and Meg Neitz… Read more

Conference summer camps impact, transform lives

See more photos from the 2019 Summer Camps in our Flickr Album! “God’s Place Apart, Transforming Lives.” At the Eastern PA Conference’s four Camp & Retreat Centers the truth of… Read more

Church camp changed my life: United Methodists look back

United Methodist church camps are fun! Overnights away from home. Sleeping in a tent. Swimming in a lake. Zip lining. Rock climbing. Roasting marshmallows. Learning new skills. Meeting new friends. It’s… Read more

Carson Simpson Farm Christian Camp turns 100

Carson Simpson Farm marked a century of serving its Upper Moreland community in April 2019. The wide open landscape of Hatboro and Willow Grove looked much different in 1919. The journey… Read more

Videos showcase beauty, spirit of our camps

Now that a preview of summer weather is upon us, many are spending time outdoors to enjoy the beauty of God’s creation. The Eastern Pennsylvania Conference is blessed with four… Read more