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April 21-23, 2023

CAMREC Spring Gathering

Reflect on Earth Day, Re-imagine WMF, Take care of CAMREC

Bring your family and friends to this free opportunity to explore the marvels of spring time at camp as we gather to reflect on Earth Day, connect with the Washington Mennonite Fellowship community through the WMF Annual Meeting, and care for camp during our Spring Work Weekend. If you are interested in extending your time at camp and volunteering further, consider coming out between April 17 - 20 to assist on the Staff House Project, currently in drywall and mudding stages.

*Lodging is free, but you provide your own food (per the menu below), which will be pooled with everyone else’s and prepared together.* 


Friday Afternoon / Evening:

- Arrive / get settled in

- Explore the grounds, take a walk, connect with other participants

- Bring your own evening meal

- Relax by the fire, get out your favorite games, get some music going



7:15 -- Meditation at Morning Watch (Optional)

8:00 -- Breakfast

9:00 -- Jump in on some post-winter cleanup & maintenance projects

12:30 -- During Lunch, learn about our NEW GRRANT from the Department of Natural Resources and about CAMREC's Stewardship Plan

1:30-3:30 -- Continued cleanup & repair projects /CAMREC Board meeting

4:00 – 5:00 WMF Annual Meeting

6:00 – Dinner

7:30 & On – Games / social time



9:00 – Service/Devotional

10:30 Brunch

Rest of morning: go on a hike, soak in spring time, pack & clean up

** You are welcome to stay into the afternoon or another night but there are no more planned group meals or activities


Friday Dinner

Bring your own


Sat. Breakfast

Eggs  - bring a dozen which can be used for both Sat. breakfast and Sun. brunch

Veggies - bring some greens, peppers, or onions to accompany the eggs.

Fruit - bring some kind of fruit of your choice (banana, apple, orange, pineapple, melon)

Bacon or sausage - bring one of the two.

Bring cereal of choice

Coffee, Tea, Hot Cocoa

Sat. Lunch

Sandwich makings – bring whatever you prefer to put in a sandwich (cheese, cold cuts, humus, etc).

Bread – bring a loaf of your favorite bread for sandwiches

Chips – bring a bag of chips (potato, Fritos, Cheetos, etc.)

Condiments – )camp has ketchup, mustard and mayo) 

Lettuce – bring a head or bunch of lettuce for sandwiches and/or salad.

Vegetables- baby carrots, tomatoes, cucumbers, onion, etc.

Sat. Dinner

Potatoes (camp provided)

Bring two kinds of fixings for the potatoes

Bacon bits, shredded cheese, sour cream, olives, salsa, yogurt, sunflower seeds, jalapenos, etc.

Dessert of your choice



Leftover Sat. breakfast


Pancakes (the camp has plenty of pancake mix so no need to bring that)


Cereal and milk

Coffee, Tea, Hot Cocoa

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