February 24 Board of Directors Meeting – White Lake RP Church – 11 AM
July 10-12 Atlantic Presbytery Pastor’s Retreat
July 17-20 Edgar Family Reunion
July 28-August 3 Kids & Teen Camp (click here for more information)
August 3-10 Family Camp (click here for more information)
We are seeking qualified counselors and staff for the 2018 camping season. The dates are: Friday, July 20th – Friday, August 3rd. Interested candidates should contact the camp director Bob Allmond at 215-852-9980 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dear White Lake Family;
“Few people outside of our camp community know of the revitalization, stability, growth and expansion that White Lake Covenanter Camp has and is enjoying. We must spread the news of God’s goodness and grace to us.” This is a quote from our Camp Manager, Peter Robson.
I believe this to be a true statement. This past summer we were blessed to see almost 100 youths and 27 volunteer counselors attend Kids and Teen Camp. Lucas Hanna, Pastor of the First RP Church of Beaver Falls provided biblical and practical lessons for the youth while engaging them in valuable conversation. Many of the kids were involved in a variety of activities, and many for the first time participated in a dramatic presentation directed by Ms. Joanna Lowe. The kids had a blast as they participated in archery, the slip n’ slide, and games on the quad.
The following week, over 150 persons attended the Family Camp. We were blessed to hear Pastor Alex Tabaka of the Broomall RP Church speak on Hebrews. We enjoyed the rich fellowship, skit night, and the largest campfire ever on our new field!
As we look forward to our next year, we hope that you are also encouraged that White Lake Covenanter Camp is continuing to serve Christ’ Kingdom under the auspices of the St. Lawrence and Atlantic Presbyteries.
Our strategy is to build upon our good work by engaging in some camp improvements. We want to increase overnight sleeping capacity and improve the condition of the Pritchard House. We hope to embark upon the following projects in 2018
- Install bedrooms above the Dining hall
- Renovate the bathroom above Dining Hall
- Renovate the bedrooms and guest bathroom in the Pritchard House
Won’t you help us develop and encourage a love for Jesus Christ in our young campers? Won’t you consider supporting us with as little as $5? Please send your contribution to Sharon Robson at 195 Wilkinson Rd, Macedon, NY. 14502. Your contribution is tax deductible.
Yours in Christ,
Glen A. Chin
President, White Lake Covenanter Camp
In August, the Atlantic and St. Lawrence presbyteries held their annual Kids & Teen Camp and Family Camp at White Lake Covenanter Camp in the Catskill Mountains.
Kids & Teen Camp ran July 29-August 4 and had record attendance of 97 campers! Pastor Lucas Hanna (First RPC of Beaver Falls) spoke to the kids and teens on the topic of Loving the Gates of Zion describing attitudes that Christians should have toward the church. White Lake also had it’s very first theatre program during the week. Joanna Lowe and her mother facilitated an imaginative production of James and the Giant Peach.
Family Camp was August 4-11 and was run by Young People’s President Stasia Finch. Pastor Alex Tabaka (Broomall RPC) taught on the book of Hebrews. Activities throughout the week included an active team challenges, intense archery tag, a festive barn dance, and many other exciting events. The week ended with a dedication bonfire for our newly purchased 10 acre plot of land. Bagpipes were played, songs were sung, and Chinese floating lanterns were lit and sent aloft to commemorate the event and to look forward to the future of camp.
Camp dates for next year have been set with Kids & Teen Camp running July 28 through August 3 and Family Camp occurring August 3-10. Family camp will be run by Kayla Milroy. Look for more information to come!