Lakeshore is and always has been an extension ministry of the Memphis Conference of the United Methodist Church, and traditionally we have been 100% funded by apportionments (subsidies from the larger church) and camper fees. Over the years, more wonderful extension ministries have added to the work of the church and a decrease in apportionment … Continue reading A Lakeshore Baker’s Dozen
Can you believe it’s that time of year again? The schedule is up and registration is open, and now it’s time to recruit a stellar staff, volunteers and camp leadership. Where will you be this summer? Apply by March 4 to spend some time with us at the ‘Shore! All applicants will need to submit the … Continue reading Seeking Awesome Staff and Volunteers for Summer 2017
It’s 2017, and we are preparing for a great summer of fun camps and great programming, but in the meantime, Lakeshore has a full calendar of retreats for all ages and interests! Don’t wait for summer! Spend a weekend at the ‘Shore this spring! See the full list of options below. Youth Confirmation Retreat February 10-12: … Continue reading Spring Retreat Guide
Now seems like a good time to reflect in the lull between the holidays and the promise of the new year. Last year I started a project to keep track of my year. Every time something great happens, I write myself a note and put it in a mason jar. Sometimes it’s easy to lose … Continue reading A Look Back at 2016
The wait is over! It’s finally here! Registration is open for Summer 2017: Branching Out! Are you ready to sign up? A few things you should know. There are nearly 40 camps to choose from for kids ages 5-18. We are excited to offer new camps like Aquatics and Board Game Camp while expanding opportunities for … Continue reading Registration Open for Summer 2017
“Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace, goodwill toward all!” -Luke 2:14 Hear this greeting from Luke 2 that the multitude of angels sang to the shepherds to proclaim the birth of Christ. This is an important season—one filled with family traditions, holiday cheer, gift-giving and lots of get-togethers. In the midst … Continue reading Sow Peace the Christmas
When you run a summer camp with over 2,000 guests a summer and approximately 200 pool and aquatics activity periods, you will always need new life vests and inner tubes. With our ever expanding schedule of camps for 2017, we need your help to be able to purchase enough new equipment for the summer. This Giving Tuesday, … Continue reading Giving Tuesday: New Summer! New Equipment!
It seems like summer just ended, and if you live in the South it really feels like summer did just end. Even though we are headed into this holiday season, camp is already preparing for the warm summer days of 2017. We have added new camps like Aquatics and Board Game camp, and we have increased … Continue reading Preparations Begin for Summer 2017! Introducing Tiered Pricing and New Camps!
Lakeshore is ushering in 2017 with a season full of spring retreats! Now that the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is over, take some time to retreat with us. There are options for all ages! YOUTH: Confirmation Retreat February 10-12: Being Christian March 24-26: Being Methodist At some point in each United Methodist … Continue reading Lakeshore Spring Retreat Guide