Doris Rismiller joins her granddaughter, Madelyn Rismiller, on a hayride at Camp Innabah's Grandparents & Me Camp.

Summer campers and donations still needed

The Summer Camp season is half over. (Ah, where does the time go?) But there’s still plenty of fun, fellowship and faith-forming adventures left in the weeks to come. All of the camps still have openings for upcoming camps. But along with more campers, they also hope to receive more donors who will fund “camperships” that can help send disadvantaged kids to summer camp. Check their Websites and contact them this week. Also check out our top-ten list of “Reasons Kids Should Go To Camp.”

Pocono Plateau has openings in the following camps:

  • July 19-25: Children’s Pioneer and Junior High camps
  • July 26-30: Young Children’s Nature Explorers 5-Day Camp,
  • July 26-August 1: Music & Performance, Eco-Explorers, and Junior High Adventure camps
  • August 2-8: Kid’s Camp
  • Register now before it’s too late!  Online Registration

Pocono Plateau also needs Camper Scholarship donations to help more kids experience summer camp. They continue to receive requests for scholarships; but “our Camper Scholarship Fund is depleted,” they reported.  Please prayerfully consider contributing to help provide a camp experience to a needy child.  Donate Online  or  by phone: 570-676-3665

Gretna Glen says “Check out all the great daytime and overnight programs for kids” from age 4 through high school.  “Don’t miss out on a great way to spend a week in an amazing outdoor Christian Camp experience.” They also offer a top-ten list of “Reasons Kids Should Go To Camp.” Included are to disconnect from technology while they connect with nature; more independence but also interdependence with Christian friends and peers; new personal and social skills; and positive role models to follow as they learn to lead.

Photo: Doris Rismiller joins her granddaughter, Madelyn Rismiller, on a hayride at Camp Innabah’s Grandparents & Me Camp.  (Sally Ott photo)