The New Northeast

tracking the Spirit in the Episcopal Diocese of Maine

Camp Bishopswood

Bishopswood needs our help to open its doors in 2016

Estimates are in and the comprehensive Bishopswood septic system will cost $185,000. As Bishop Lane says in his letter to friends of our diocesan camp: Read it here “Now is the time to make a gift toward this project. I have committed diocesan resources so that contracts can be made and work can begin, but…

Read the full article…

A parish retreat at Bishopswood builds bonds of connection

by Kirsten Lowell St. Ann’s, Windham Moments of solitude, moments of fellowship, moments of peace, and moments of laughter. Moments like these were enjoyed throughout the woods of Camp Bishopswood in Hope over Labor Day weekend. More than 50 members of the St. Ann’s community in Windham gathered at beautiful Camp Bishopswood for a weekend…

Read the full article…

What about BION?

BION is a five-day camp for kids in grades 6-12 at Bishopswood and led by Maine Episcopal Youth Events.Fifty four teens were at BION in August. Campers in the six cabins were each given different topics to comment on. Here’s what they had to say: “The experience at BION was fun; it was also a…

Read the full article…

Camp Bishopswood names Michael Douglass next executive director

June 13, 2012 The Board of Trustees is delighted to announce that Michael Douglass of Freedom, New Hampshire, has been named the next executive director of Camp Bishopswood. Mike comes to Bishopswood with a strong background in year-round and summer camp ministry, middle and high school education, and marketing and development. He will join the…

Read the full article…