Saturday 27th July to Saturday 3rd August
This year we will be camping at Ringstead, in a delightful farmer’s field, about 8 miles east of Weymouth. Our site is frequently used by groups such as ours, and is in easy reach by foot of the lovely Ringstead beach. From the camp site we have walked east to the beautiful Lulworth Cove via the spectacular Durdle Door. There’s even a ferry that goes from ‘our’ beach to & fro to Lulworth if you don’t fancy them-thar hills!.
Daily meetings for worship are held mid-morning and again around the evening campfire. Camp elders steer these meetings, and facilitate daily discussion groups.
How does camp operate?
Camp equipment is shared with Gloucester Area Meeting (who will follow after us at Ringstead, 3rd to 10th August, this year). A marquee, gas stoves, elsan and eco-loos, tables, chairs, crockery and cutlery are provided. There are a small number of spare tents to borrow but if you have one, please bring your own.
Bursary assistance with the cost is available.
For anyone for whom this assistance is not enough, we can request further help from Area Meeting – please let us know if you require this.
Wednesday 15th May
Final date for camp booking
Your booking forms must be received by this date, but it is best to book earlier to avoid risk of disappointment.
Sunday 7th July
Picnic & pre-camp meeting for all campers
Join us for a sharing picnic lunch on the Downs, weather permitting. Directions will be sent out nearer the time and Redland meeting house or a suitable alternative will be booked as a back up.
It is important for as many people as possible to come – it is a chance to meet everyone and to finalise arrangements. Bring food to share.
Sat 10th August
(4pm approx. – TBC)
As we are first this year, it is our responsibility to unloadthe lorry after Gloucester return from their Camp.
There is a lot of equipment but many hands make light work, so everyone who can, please come along to help – we need lots of volunteers!
Our equipment is currently stored at Bedminster Meeting House
52 Wedmore Vale
Bristol BS3 5HX
Alternatively, our sister camp, Gloucester, will be at Ringstead from 3rd to 10th August– they are a smaller camp and welcome newcomers.
Please contact Martin Quick: 01543 764553, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.