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A place apart

Camps keep the faith while keeping up with the times

If you go to one of the ELCA's 145 camps this year — and throughout the year, half a million people will — you may experience a place that's not that much different from what your parents (or grandparents or great-grandparents) experienced.

courtesy of voyaguers  lutheran ministry, On the other hand, it could be very different.

It might be a camp known for its high adventure program, its global mission emphasis, its pilgrimage into the city or its focus on the arts. There are camps known for ministry to those with special needs: HIV/AIDS, developmentally disabled, burn victims, immigrants, those from disadvantaged urban or rural areas. The list goes on.


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