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Alton L. Collins Director Hiring Process Open

Alton L. Collins Director Hiring Process Open

1/5/2017

The Camp and Retreat Ministry of the Oregon-Idaho United Methodist Church is seeking a new member for our team to serve as the director for the Alton L. Collins Retreat Center, located just southeast of Portland, Oregon. We require: a commitment to our mission of “Creating quality environments of Christian hospitality and learning,” familiarity with United Methodist polity, experience with camp and retreat ministry, experience in leading a staff in working together, and a faith that informs how and why you believe you are called to this work. Current pay is $43,500 plus benefits, including housing. Follow this link to access documents related to this job posting. Please submit application materials by February 10, 2017, via email to campIngjobs@umoi.org.


Bartlett named Camping Executive

1/4/2017

The Board of Camp and Retreat Ministries has named Rev. Todd Bartlett as the the full time Executive Director of Camp and Retreat Ministries. Bartlett is currently the Director at the Alton L. Collins Retreat Center. He has been serving as a half-time position while continuing to support the retreat center half-time.


Get the Go Camping Logo on Land’s End Merchandise

4/13/2016

Visit business.landsend.com/store/gocamping/ to have the Camp and Retreat Ministries logo embroidered on any number of clothing or other items that Land’s End offers.  You can order one piece at a time, in the size and color you wish.  There is also an option to vary the colors of embroidery threads to be better visible on the material you choose (you could even choose pink, purple and orange!). The National Camp and Retreat logo is also available.  The logo fee is typically about $6.00 in addition to the price of the clothing article, but often coupon codes can be found with an online search that may eliminate this or the shipping charge.


Volunteering, Training, and Working at Camp

Volunteering, Training, and Working at Camp

2/9/2016

Are you feeling nudged to work at camp as paid or volunteer staff? Opportunities always abound to be a part of a dynamic, inspired, and hardworking team.


Giving to Camp Just Got Easier!

7/16/2015

We are in the thick of the summer camp season, and we have been blessed to hear stories of rejuvenation and exploration. One camp mother exclaimed about her daughter’s Wallowa Lake experience:   Wallowa Lake Horse Campers “I have been a ...


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