Becoming an ally thanks to UU youth camps

Grayson's mom shares her story of the power of leadership development at UU youth camps The call came the week before Thanksgiving that students protesting Reed College’s financial ties to the private prison industry were being unfairly…

19.12.04 - Email to Camp Champs and Congregants

Dear Camp Champ/Congregational Life Staff, I hope you received my email yesterday that shared a beautiful photo of the calm before the storm at Thanksgiving Camp! I'm dropping a note today to share a testimonial from longtime camper…

This is not a #GivingTuesday Email

The day before Thanksgiving, Lorenzo and I walked along Jenks Lake Road in the snow. The only footsteps were our own...and those of a lone deer who checked us out before skittering up the embankment of Barton Creek. It was silent. Expansive.…

Welcome, Acceptance, and Encouragement at Camp Transcend

The first time we drove to family camp, my son was a mess. Halfway there, he asked if we could turn back, or go somewhere else instead. Seeing him so stressed out, I actually considered it. In all honesty, I was a bit nervous myself. I didn’t…