*Summer 2013 Online Registration Now Available*
Located at the foot of beautiful Blue Mountain in northwestern Berks County, Pennsylvania. Camp Swatara is owned and operated by the Atlantic Northeast District Church of the Brethren and is a member of the Outdoor Ministries Association of the Church of the Brethren. The purpose of Camp Swatara is to provide opportunities in the natural setting for persons of all ages to grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ, so that they may give their lives to Him in total discipleship.
Cross on Vesper Hill
To share the good news of God's love for all people through Jesus Christ.
To provide the setting for Christian community to take place in which each person is taken seriously & cared for as a child of God.
To explore our delicate inter-relationship with the natural world so that we as Christians may come to greater responsibility for its survival.
To examine the relationship of the Christian faith to the pressing social issues of our day such as war & peace, race relations, world hunger, etc.
To encourage a positive response to the needs of the world through channels of Christian service & vocation.
To provide the setting in which persons can examine their own life-style in the context of Christ's teaching in the midst of over-consumption & world poverty.
To examine the scripture in order to hear God speaking to us today.
To discover the joy of constructive play & creative leisure.