St. Mary's by-the-Sea Parish Camp

Dear St. Mary’s friends and families,

Please join us for Parish Camp 2020 from the comfort of your own home this year. We plan to get together by Zoom on Saturday evening, June 20th at 5:30 pm and will send out the link several days ahead.

*PRIOR to June 20th:
Draw or paint something in nature that reminds you of Parish Camp.  Send a photo of your artwork to so we can put together a slideshow to share at “camp.”  If you would like to make s’mores that evening click here for recipe for making them in your microwave.  I’ll be shopping that week and would be happy to pick up the ingredients and deliver them to your house.  RSVP to with your address and number of people by Wednesday, June 17th.

*June 20th tentative program starting at 5:30:

Welcome presentation and Socializing (BYO everything)
Slide show of artwork that you have submitted
Depending on attendance and group interest, we can split up into breakout rooms for smaller group socializing
Make s’mores at any time during the event, or after if you prefer.

*Besides the Zoom get together, here is a list of suggested activities for the weekend:

Put your phone in airplane mode
Sleep outside in a tent
Don’t shower
Cover your dining room table with paper and draw pictures on it
Stay up late telling stories or playing cards
Go for a hike or walk
Do a Scavenger Hunt (Click here for Indoor version.  Click here for Outdoor version.)
Sing songs around your fireplace or a candle
Draw, paint or color
Read a book outside
Go to the beach and bring sand toys
Make pancakes for breakfast on Sunday
We hope you can join us and that you have fun with this event!

Steve, Brita, Rebecca, and Alice Bruemmer