Document – Camp and Conference Center Statement of Purpose (Apr 8, 1979)

CAMP AND CONFERENCE CENTER STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

The camp and conference center would be organized for Unitarian Universalists in the Southeast to provide educational, recreational, and spiritual experiences in the context of an intergenerational al
community.

I. An educational, recreational and spiritual experience

Educational – quality programming:

  • Institutes
  • Workshops
  • Craft Program
  • Nature Program

Recreational

Activities at the camp:

  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Horseback Riding
  • Competitive Sports (Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Softball, etc.)
  • New Games (cooperative games)

Activities in surrounding area:

  • Whitewater rafting, canoeing, etc.
  • Hiking and nature walks
  • Trips to nearby lakes and waterfalls

Spiritual

  • Daily worship experiences
  • Fellowship of the community

II. An intergenerational UU community

To develop a sense of belonging:

  • With other camper
  • With our UU neighbors in the Southeast – With the facility
  • With our natural environment
  • With the neighboring community

To strengthen the bonds of fellowship among people through participation in community building:

  • Making rules
  • Planning activities
  • Helping prepare and serve meals
  • Building more living space
  • Cleaning up
  • Paying dues and contributing financially

To help individuals move toward harmony with themselves, with their friends and families, with their natural environment, and with their religion.

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