Epworth Sponsored Events

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Epworth Sponsored Events

  • Grown Up Summer Camp

    June 26-28, 2020

    Camp Counselor, Andy Offutt Irwin, a professional storyteller, says we will encounter wild things, real and imagined-casting our nets upon the waters; enjoying encounters with who/what lives on the shore/and being with aquatic mammals. There will also be a night walk in the forest...woooo! Singing, learning to "shag", listening to stories will add to the camping experience. Come be adventurous at Epworth's Grown Up Camp.

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  • Mark Twain Meets Francis Asbury

    August 27-30, 2020

    "This weekend-long workshop, located at beautiful Methodist heritage site Epworth By The Sea on St. Simons Island, Georgia, will be a Bible-based exploration of crafting sermons using humor and storytelling." -Andy Offutt Irwin 

    Online Registration

  • Autumn Adventures: Experience the Magic

    October 12-15, 2020

    Experience the Magic: Cumberland Island National Seashore and Okefenokee Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. Be transported back in history as you walk in the footsteps of early natives, missionaries, explorers and wealthy industrialists. Experience the abundant wildlife in each location, and the pristine maritime forests, marshes and mud flats. Visit these special treasures of south Georgia. This is always a very popular program. Early reservations are encouraged to ensure your space. 
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  • St. Simons Island Storytelling Festival

    February 19-21, 2021
    Spend a weekend listening to tales of adventure, excitement and hilarity.  Relive past  times and celebrate the best of humanity in the joy-filled space of story.  You will laugh, you will cry and you will discover how very alive you can feel!

    Park your car! All storytelling sessions, your room, and meals are in this one location...the strikingly beautiful campus of Epworth By The Sea! Enjoy captivating tours and historic sites; kayaking; paddleboarding; fishing; golf; beautiful bike trails... and the ocean. Come early or stay late and explore the unspoiled natural beauty that is the Golden Isles of Georgia.

    Storytellers:  Donald Davis, Kim Weitkamp, Rev. Robert Jones, Sr. and Tim Tingle
    Please visit their website for more information:  stsimonsislandstorytellingfestival.com

     

All other events

       
Event Name Month Description Registration Links
Camp Connect:
HIGH SCHOOL CAMP
June 8-12, 2020
{Deadline: May 26}
Entering 9th-12th grades
Tailored toward the unique time in a high school student's life, this week of camp is filled with fun activities and opportunities to grow closer to Christ though daily worship, Bible study, and fellowship. Campers will enjoy the beach, pool, art, hilarious morning shows, and evenings of camp wide games and worship. Stay tuned as more activities are in the works! Cost: $330

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SE Writers' Association June 12-16, 2020   Online Registration
Camp Connect:
MIDDLE SCHOOL CAMP 1
June 15-19, 2020
{Deadline: June 1}
Entering 6th-8th grades
Students, are filled with a week’s worth of fun activities and opportunities to grow closer to Christ though daily worship, Bible study, and fellowship. Campers will enjoy the beach, pool, crafts, ropes course activities, games galore, hilarious morning shows, and evenings of camp wide games and worship. Cost: $330

Click here to register
 
Camp Connect:
MIDDLE SCHOOL CAMP 2
June 22-26, 2020 {Deadline: June 8}
Entering 6th-8th grades
Students, are filled with a week’s worth of fun activities and opportunities to grow closer to Christ though daily worship, Bible study, and fellowship. Campers will enjoy the beach, pool, crafts, ropes course activities, games galore, hilarious morning shows, and evenings of camp wide games and worship. Cost: $330

Click here to register
 
*Grown Up Summer Camp June 26-28, 2020 Camp Counselor, Andy Offutt Irwin, a professional storyteller, says we will encounter wild things, real and imagined-casting our nets upon the waters; enjoying encounters with who/what lives on the shore/and being with aquatic mammals. There will also be a night walk in the forest...woooo! Singing, learning to "shag", listening to stories will add to the camping experience. Come be adventurous at Epworth's Grown Up Camp. Agenda

Online Registration
 
Camp Connect:
ELEMENTARY CAMP 1
July 6 - July 10, 2020 {Deadline extended: June 22}
Entering 4th-5th grades
Students are filled with a week’s worth of fun activities and opportunities to grow closer to Christ though daily worship, Bible study, and fellowship. Campers will enjoy the beach, pool, art, games galore, hilarious morning shows, and evenings of camp wide games and worship. Cost: $330

Click here to register
 
South Georgia Conference - Mission U July 9-12, 2020   Online Registration
Camp Connect:
ELEMENTARY CAMP 2
July 13-17, 2020
{Deadline: June 29} Entering 4th-5th grades
Students are filled with a week’s worth of fun activities and opportunities to grow closer to Christ though daily worship, Bible study, and fellowship. Campers will enjoy the beach, pool, art, games galore, hilarious morning shows, and evenings of camp wide games and worship. Cost: $330

Click here to register
 
Reformed Baptist Network Family Camp 2020 July 16 - July 18, 2020 Join us for RBNet's Family Camp this year as we use this time away to glorify God through family and fellowship with other like-minded believers in the body of Christ.  We will be learning from pastor and author, Brian Borgman, as he delivers 5 teaching sessions. Flyer

Schedule

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Georgia Pastors' School July 20-23, 2020 Active and retired United Methodist clergy and their families are cordially invited to experience this combination of continuing education and personal renewal.  Learn More:  https://www.georgiapastorsschool.org/ Online Housing Registration
Society of Decorative Painters August 3-7, 2020   Online Registration
SEJ Historical Society Meeting August 4-7, 2020   Online Registration
*Mark Twain Meets Francis Asbury August 27-30, 2020 This weekend-long workshop, located at beautiful Methodist heritage site Epworth By The Sea on St. Simons Island, Georgia, will be a Bible-based exploration of crafting sermons using humor and storytelling." -Andy Offutt Irwin  Online Registration
*Autumn Adventures: Experience the Magic October 12-15, 2020 Experience the Magic: Cumberland Island National Seashore and Okefenokee Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. Be transported back in history as you walk in the footsteps of early natives, missionaries, explorers and wealthy industrialists. Experience the abundant wildlife in each location, and the pristine maritime forests, marshes and mud flats. Visit these special treasures of south Georgia. This is always a very popular program. Early reservations are encouraged to ensure your space. Online Registration will be available soon …SAVE THE DATE!
 
Brochure

Online Registration 
Georgia Occupational Therapy Association October 15-18, 2020   Online Registration
Winning Women October 16-18, 2020   Online Registration
*St. Simons Island Storytelling Festival February 19-21, 2021 Spend a weekend listening to tales of adventure, excitement and hilarity.  Relive past  times and celebrate the best of humanity in the joy-filled space of story.  You will laugh, you will cry and you will discover how very alive you can feel!

Storytellers:  Donald Davis, Kim Weitkamp, Rev. Robert Jones, Sr. and Tim Tingle
Visit their website for more information. 

Online Registration Available Soon