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Summer Camp

During the summer, Camp Penn hosts engaging summer camps for children and youth. Here, young people are invited to be themselves and experience true, loving, Christian community. Everyone is welcome to experience this special place and become a member of the Camp Penn family.

Campers may experience: swimming in the pool, archery, GaGa ball, nine square in the air, sports (basketball, volleyball, tennis, soccer and more!), craft shop, the Creekside Cafe (a full snack shop, game room, and board games), hiking on the Appalachian Trail and Camp Penn Nature Trail, evening campfires, trout fishing on the Antietam, enjoying the picnic pavilion, indoor and outdoor chapels, and rec hall with a stage. Summer campers sleep in long house style cabins.


Our Camps


At Susquehanna Conference United Methodist Camp and Retreat Ministry we believe summer camp is extremely valuable to the spiritual, mental, and physical growth of children and youth. Every day at camp, Christian community is experienced, relationships are built, faith commitments are made, and tomorrow’s leaders are developed.

We are proud to say that all of our camp events are priced significantly under the industry average, and are comparable to other United Methodist camp programs.

PLEASE NOTE: Discounts do not apply to weekend or family events.  Discounts can be stacked.


Reasons to Send Your Child to Our Camp

  • Grow in faith –  Campers often remark that at camp they feel closer to God.
  • Spend their day being physically active –  Camp is action!
  • Make true friends –  Everyday, camp creates friendships.
  • Reconnect with nature –  Camp get kids back outside.
  • Learn social skills –  Camp builds teamwork.
  • Have time for unstructured play – At camp we play!
  • Grow more independent –  Camp helps kids develop who they are.
  • Develop life-long skills –  Camp expands every child’s abilities.
  • Unplug from technology –  Camp is real!
  • Gain resiliency –  Camp helps conquer fears.
  • Experience success and become more confident –  Camp teaches kids that they can.

Visit Us

P.O. Box 511
8005 Old Forge Road
Waynesboro, PA 17268

Directions to Camp Penn
Map of Camp Penn

Need More Information?

Contact Us:
Samuel "Sam" Richardson
814.558.4817 or 717.762.2693

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