Church Camps

Camps run by a particular religious group and focusing on activities that promote the beliefs of the religion; church camps often cater to children, but may also include adults. The term is often distinguished from "religious camps," which often refers specifically to 19th-century camps for revival meetings on the American frontier.

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Go Historic ID
1134
Names
church camps
church camp
camps, church
kerkenkampen Dutch
kerkenkamp Dutch
campamentos eclesiásticos Spanish
campamento eclesiástico Spanish

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Camps run by a particular religious group and focusing on activities that promote the beliefs of the religion; church camps often cater to children, but may also include adults. The term is often distinguished from "religious camps," which often refers specifically to 19th-century camps for revival meetings on the American frontier.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300000524. The J. Paul Getty Trust.