If not for Dobbins United Methodist Church, there would probably be no Delanco Camp. The camp originated in 1898 as an outgrowth of the church (then known as Delanco Methodist Episcopal Church) and its senior pastor at the time, the Rev. George Ridout. "When he was pastor here he attended a lot of the camp … Continue reading More than half a century after camp move, Dobbins UMC still committed to reaching community in Delanco
Mark Buzby was kind enough to send in this camp brochure from 1983. Did you attend any of our camp programs that summer? What memories do you have or are you suddenly reminded of looking at the brochure?
My memories go back to the old camp grounds and being a part of the move. I grew up on the camp grounds as I lived across the street from the Camp and my aunt and uncle and later my grandparents lived year-round in two of the cabins. As a kid, I would help my … Continue reading Walter Quigg recalls ‘great times of spiritual growth and renewal’ in Delanco
The Rev. Carlton Bodine Jr. will be joining us live on Facebook to talk about the history of the camp and answer questions about his family's involvement with the camp since the days when it was still in the town of Delanco. Join us at 2 p.m. eastern time on Wednesday, August 12.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1IS_2yIOwJA Since we're doing a history theme this week I got in the car and drove to Delanco with my dad on Sunday to visit the location of the original camp and get a Boost Slushie at the 7-Eleven that is there now. The two signs are all that remain of the property, which was … Continue reading Visiting the old camp grounds in Delanco