Camp BeeTree

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Camp BeeTree

Camp BeeTree is an intergenerational week-long camp for children who have completed Kindergarten through Grade 5.  The camp is held the second week of July at the Church and the BeeTree Preserve, a 260 acre hiking, picnic, and open space facility in Parkton, MD. Children, youth, and adults join together for a VBS-type experience from 8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. each day.  The BeeTree Preserve borders the Torrey C. Brown Trail (formerly the NCR Trail) and contains two covered pavilions, bathroom facilites, and a cemetary/meditation area.  A design team consisting of church staff and members plans a fun and inspiring program for children, who are assisted by 20 youth Counselors In Training (Grades 6 and up).   A much-loved tradition for youth is a voluntary fellowship/ work camp to ready Camp BeeTree. This optional program is offered as an all-day program on the Saturday before camp starts.  Separate registration forms and information will be sent upon selection as a Counselor in Training (CIT).

Campers are grouped by age/ grade level and are led by adult teachers assisted by youth CITs.  Parents are encouraged to volunteer.

Campers will have a fun-filled week at Camp BeeTree this year from July 9-13, 2018.  If you would like more information about TPC's annual camp, please see the links below for the Camp Brochure, Camper and Counselor-in-Training (CIT) Registration Form, CIT Application, and Volunteer Form.

Camp Brochure

Camper Application

CIT Application

Volunteer Form

Transportation Form

May 1: CIT application due
May 15: Notification of CIT acceptance via email
May 15: 2018 Camper/CIT registration & medical form and payment due 
July 1: Mandatory CIT/volunteer orientation at 11:00 a.m. at Towson Presbyterian Church in Thompson Hall
July 7: CIT TeenPrep Day at BeeTree Preserve to get the camp ready. Youth will work at Camp BeeTree and participate in team building and fellowship activities.
July 9-13: CAMP BEETREE from 8:15 am to 3:15 pm (aftercare between 3:15 pm to 5:00pm)
July 15: Camp BeeTree Worship Service - 9:30 a.m. at Towson Presbyterian Church

 

Sample daily schedule: The end of camp on Friday will be celebrated with a camper-led service, snowballs and water-slide fun! 

8:15 a.m. Camper arrival, meet with groups

9:00 a.m. Board buses, travel to Camp BeeTree

10:00 a.m. Telling Tent:  Bible stories/ folk tales/ dance/movement

10:45 a.m. Snack

10:55 a.m. Stream Walk:  Refreshing fun in BeeTree Run - bring your swimsuit & water shoes!

11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.:  Lunch

12:15 p.m.  Crafts:  Bean Bag Buddies, Mosaic Pictures, Stenciled Scarves, Butterfly feeders.

1:15 p.m. Games/ Recreation on the field. 

2:15 p.m. Closing activities in the Upper Pavillion

2:45 p.m. Leave on buses for TPC, dismissal at 3:15 p.m.

3:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. After care for children enrolled in after care program.

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  • 400 West Chesapeake Avenue
    Towson, Maryland 21204
  • 410.823.6500
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