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Fall Retreat 2022
he Diocesan Children & Youth Commission is inviting all middle and high school aged youth and their adult leaders to a Fall Retreat. The event will begin on Saturday afternoon November 5 and will conclude with worship service at the historic St. John’s Episcopal Church on Johns Island at 10:30am on Sunday November 6. Parents are invited to join their youth for the service or are asked to pick them up following the service.
The retreat will be held at Sheldon Farms on Wadmalaw Island. This theme for the retreat is “Will the Circle Be Unbroken.” It will be a weekend of restoration. Registration is $30 per person and includes all meals and a t-shirt. Please register using the link below no later than Friday, October 28th. Please contact the Andrea McKellar at firstname.lastname@example.org with any additional questions.
for 9-12th graders
March 24-26, 2023
Hey y'all! Have you heard about Happening?
Happening is a spiritual weekend for youth, led by youth, and Happening weekends occur in most other Episcopal dioceses. Happening was a vibrant part of youth ministry in our diocese for many years and we’re bringing it back! We hope you will join us for this amazing experience.
See a photo album from Happening #4 here.
New Beginnings Weekend
for 6-8th graders
Postponed: New dates to be announced soon
Calling all youth in grades 6-8th grade. Join us at St Christopher Camp and Conference Center for a weekend filled with fellowship, games, music, skits, and more. The weekend is designed for spiritual formation, supported by our high schoolers, delivered for our middle schoolers. We will be following a range of COVD protocols similar to our high school retreat Happening that was held last spring.
Province IV Youth Ministries
A youth team from our diocese traveled to Atlanta for the Province IV Youth Event, "PYE 2018: For Peace". For t4 days they joined together with youth from the other 19 Episcopal dioceses of Province IV to experience the presence of God in the world and to serve and be served by God's people. Read more here. And see a photo album of their adventures here.
Thinking about summer camp?
Since 1931, Camp Kanuga campers have been forming lifelong friendships, experiencing new adventures and growing in their faith through our welcoming Christian community. Camp Kanuga has rich traditions and exciting new programs that encourage transformation, growth, and renewal for all. The camp serves boys and girls ages 7-15 in age appropriate activities including; hiking, climbing, swimming, arts & crafts, archery, horseback riding, chapel, ropes course, team sports, camping, fishing and much more. For more information please visit www.campkanuga.org or call 828-692-9136, ext. 279.
Camp Gravatt is an Episcopal camp and conference center, located outside of Aiken, South Carolina, offers a summer camp for rising first through 11th graders.
Typical summer camp actiivies include: archery, arts & crafts, campfire, canoeing, challenge course, environmental education, faith formation, hiking, music, recreational sports, swimming, themed evening events, and worship. For more information, please visit www.campgravatt.org.