Camps & Conference Centers


January 24, 2018

By: Katelyn Kenney

As the Diocese of Georgia anticipates their Revival, United Thank Offering grant sites within the diocese are already hard at work reviving their communities in a number of capacities. Two grant sites in particular, Epiphany Community Organizing and Revival host Honey Creek Retreat Center, take...

June 6, 2017

Catherine and Bishop Gary Lillibridge hold up the chalices and paten created by jeweler and silversmith Skip Edwards as a gift for Camp Capers from the Rt. Rev. David Reed, in honor of the Lillibridge’s ministry. Photo: Kaylin Thomae

[Diocese of West Texas] The new Lillbridge Dining...

December 9, 2010

An Episcopal Church-affiliated camp that began as a way to offer rural respite to poor immigrants on the lower east side of New York is celebrating its 125th anniversary.

Of the 9,000 summer camps in the United States, about 60 are Episcopal-owned and operated and the oldest of those is...

June 10, 2010

Retired Bishop of Virginia Peter Lee's vision for a chapel at Roslyn Conference & Retreat Center in Richmond, Virginia, was officially realized on June 1.

Some 300 people gathered at the conference center to dedicate and consecrate the Bishop's Chapel, build to honor Lee's episcopate...

April 6, 2010

In "Coming to our senses," the ENS Weekly bulletin insert for April 18, Bill Slocumb, associate director of Episcopal Camps and Conference Centers (ECCC), explores the ways in which summer camp experiences touch the senses of sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste, bringing the reality of God's...

July 13, 2009

Episcopal Camps and Conference Centers, Inc. (ECCC) on July 13 presented Massachusetts Bishop M. Thomas Shaw with the 2009 "Hero of Camping Ministry" award at a reception held at the Anaheim Hilton Hotel.

Shaw was honored for his work founding the Barbara C. Harris Camp and Conference...

June 10, 2009

It was the first full day at Camp Stevens at Julian, California, for 31 sixth graders, and every step along the hiking trail brought fresh discoveries.

Camille Furby, 12, a first-time camper, was part of a group receiving a mid-May mini-lesson on discerning dog prints from cat tracks. "...

September 26, 2008

Summer camping for children -- always a time for new experiences -- often becomes an opportunity to tap into previously unrecognized talent.


As school systems react to budget cuts, many of them discarding music and art curricula especially for younger children, Episcopal...

August 20, 2008

Bill Slocumb has headed back to his office in Julian, California, after wrapping up this year's Face to Face summer tour at Mikell Camp and Conference Center in Tocca, Georgia.


"We are blessed by God in so many ways," reflects Slocumb, director of member services for Episcopal...

July 24, 2008

“It’s a little tiring, but definitely worth it,” said Bill Slocumb, more than half way through his summer visits to 22 Episcopal camps and conference centers in 19 dioceses.

Slocumb, director of member services for Episcopal Camps and Conference Centers (ECCC), began his Face to Face...


The Episcopal Conference Center Oakhurst (ECCO) is located just 12 miles from the South gate of

The ministry of the camp is designed to focus on three areas for young people: (1) developing st

Lake Logan is home to Camp Henry and a 300-acre retreat in North Carolina's Blue Ridge mountains

Episcopal Youth Camp is a long-running program sponsored by the Diocese of Western Michigan.

Our Camp and Conference Center offers a serene, woodland setting for people to learn about thems

Sandscrest is a haven for those seeking to rest mind, body and spirit away from the pressures of

Supporting and strengthening the mission of the Episcopal Diocese of West Virginia by offering a

Located west of Boulder and south of Rocky Mountain National Park, James Park has a lot to offer

Mustang Island Conference Center, a ministry of Christian hospitality of the Episcopal Diocese o