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Vision and Mission of Camp All Saints

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Vision of Camp All Saints

•  To serve congregations in the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas.  Specifically to help develop strong connections with youth ministries by providing an excellent experiental education experience in Christian formation. 

Mission of Camp All Saints 

Sharing the glory of God in creation and the love of Christ in word and deed.

Core Values: 
From the Baptismal Covenant found in the Book of Common Prayer pg. 304 - 305

  • To continue in the apostles' teaching and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in the prayers. 
  • To persevere in resisting evil, and, whenever you fall into sin, repent and return to the Lord. 
  • To proclaim by word and example the Good News of God in Christ. 
  • To seek and serve Christ in all persons, loving your neighbor as yourself. 
  • To strive for justice and peace among all people, and respect the dignity of every human being.

Strategy

1.  To serve our congregations:

asccchighropes     a.  To developing programming while living in Christian Community in an outdoor environment.

             Key areas of development will include:

    • Environmental Education
    • Music
    • Dance 
    • Drama 
    • Sports 
    • Games
    • Social Recreation  
    • Art 

      b.  To develop leadership for our camping ministry by inviting all members of our congregations to participate in the ministry through a gift of time, talent and financial support.

2.  To serve the community:
       (Outdoor Education, Rentals to other not-for-profits). 

  • Camp All Saints is a primary touchstone of the church for all persons who may or may not have a Christian faith.  In this, our primary purpose is to witness the love of God through the example we present as a staff and as a part of our radical hospitality.

       The outdoor Education Mission Statement is:

  • To promote environmental stewardship, personal growth and academic excellence through the integration of a solid core curriculum and challenging team building activities.


3.  To serve the world:

       Through every person we connect with in our ministry we have an opportunity to change the world.

Programs: Summer Camp

Programs


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Summer Camp:

Students entering grades 3 - 12 are invited to join us for another great summer on Lake Texoma.

All camp sessions are coeducational.

Emphasis is placed
on individual growth in a context of Christian community through building relationships with other youth and adults, religious  
education and worship, and a variety of well-planned and supervised creative and recreational programs.

An 
Episcopal priest, deacon or a qualified religious education worker is responsible for the worship and education program of each session.Each activity area is designed to teach the goals of our program.  They are age appropriate with an opportuntiy to experience progression, challenge and success. 

Conferences and Retreats

Conferences and Retreats:
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From Cursillo to DDYC retreats, Camp All Saints and Conference Center serves as a safe place for God's people to gather and get away.

The facility offers two conference centers, Beck Hall and Power Center, offering all of the modern conveniences needed for corporate retreats or interactive youth events complete with video projections and amplified music. More than 150 people can stay in the comfort of our spacious lodging.

Journey On Lake Texoma Environmental Education

The Journey on Lake Texoma (JOLT) Program:
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The JOLT Program offers a wide variety of options for students in the 1st - 12th grades.  The most common is the 3-Day Eco-Adventure, a residential environmental stewardship program designed to give students an extended opportunity to take a journey and explore the natural wonders of Lake Texoma. Teachers choose up to 8 courses from our interdisciplinary thematic units for students to participate in. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the unique adaptations of the plants, aquatic life and animals that live in the area while taking part in classes based on Texas State curriculum.