The Diocese of Washington summer camp program at Lions Camp Merrick, Nanjemoy, MD exists to promote the spiritual and emotional development of children, youth, and young adults through the fostering of a safe and positive environment for all. It is the goal of this program to encourage the growth of relationships with self, others, and God. More about Camp EDOW.
2016 Camp EDOW Dates:
Junior Camp (rising 4th-6th graders) July 24 - 29, 2016
Middle Camp (rising 7th-9th graders) July 31 - August 5, 2016
For more information contact: Lynn Chernick, Camp EDOW Administrator (202) 537-6529 or .
Reflections from Camp EDOW 2015
- The Sounds of Summer - by Camp EDOW Worship Leader the Rev. Kent Marcoux
- Building a New Tradition - by Middle Camp Program Director Melissa Williams
- For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there I am among them - by Middle School Camp Director Steve Seely
- Another Way to Live: Notes from Camp EDOW - insights and reflections on lessons from the 2015 camp by the Rev. Greg Syler
- As I went down to the river to pray…good Lord show me the way - by the Rev. David Wacaster
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Photos from Camp EDOW 2015
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