Jul 19, 2023 | James Patterson, UMNS

  • Camp Innabah in rural Pennsylvania, run by the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of The United Methodist Church, is a mecca for adults with developmental disabilities and a break for their guardians.
  • Challenge Campers spend a week in the summer having the traditional camp experience, but tailored to their abilities.
  • Many of the Innabah counselors say they may get more out of the experience than the campers they serve.

Innabah Camp and Retreat Center in Eastern Pennsylvania sets aside eight weeks each summer for Challenge Camps for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The 50-acre camp offers swimming, archery, an obstacle course and more. Just as important, it provides support and acceptance for people who especially need those. Read the story by UM News’ Jim Patterson, who visited Innabah June 29.  Read story