When:
October 24th to April 25th, Sat to Sun
Who Can Go:
Campers Entering Grades 9-12
Event Fee:
$100.00
Welcome Letter:
Welcome Letter (PDF File)
Guides & Health Forms:
Download

Online Confirmation for Smaller Congregations

Beginning October 24, 2021 and concluding with a retreat weekend April 23-24, 2022, Holmes will host an online Confirmation program.
The program is designed to bring together a group of high school students from smaller congregations to explore their faith and what it means to be a Christian and church member in today’s world. Participants will meet twice a month for 45 minutes via Zoom. The program will conclude in April with a 24 hour retreat at Holmes.

Who: Any high school student interested in participating in a creative, thought provoking Confirmation program

Cost: $100.00/participant paid for by the congregation.
Congregations should reach out to Holmes@Holmescamp.org to receive a Church Transfer Code prior to student registrations.
If the cost of the program causes financial hardship for the congregation, camperships are available. Contact Holmes@holmescamp.org for more information.

Meeting Dates (Sundays 5:30 – 6:15):
October 24
November 7 and 21
December 5 and 19
January 9 and 23
February 13 and 27
March 13 and 27
April 3

Final retreat – April 23, 1pm – April 24, 1pm
(Includes overnight stay and three meal.)

Participant Requirements:

  • Actively participate in our Zoom meetings
  • With congregational leadership, select a mentor from your home church
  • Write a Statement of Faith at the conclusion of the program

Congregation Requirements:

  • Cover the cost of each student participating
  • Help students select a mentor from the congregation
  • At the end of the program plan a way to recognize and celebrate the faith journey of each student

Leadership: Paul Alcorn and Kathy DiBiasi

Paul was the Pastor of Bedford Presbyterian church for nearly 30 years before he retired. Kathy is the former Director of Educational Ministry at Bedford Presbyterian Church. For a number of years they co-led BPC’s Confirmation program. There will also be guest leaders who will participate to share their expertise and faith.

Space is limited.

If the cost of the program causes financial hardship for the congregation, camperships are available. Contact Holmes@holmescamp.org for more information.

Prior to registering, families should receive a ‘transfer code’ from their church. You must use your church’s Transfer Code when registering for this Confirmation Program and Retreat.

If you have created an account to register for previous retreats OR Summer Camp, please use the same log in – if you have forgotten it, please contact Holmes@HolmesCamp.org.