Summer camp for atheists, agnostics, etc

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Summer camp for atheists, agnostics, etc
Thu, 07-01-2010 - 11:26pm

http://www.usatoday.com/news/religion/2010-06-30-no-religion-camp_N.htm

Summer camp caters to kids of atheists, agnostics

By Meredith Heagney, The Columbus Dispatch
CLARKSVILLE, Ohio — The camp director's housekeeping lecture met the usual disinterest from the dining hall full of sweaty, bug-bitten kids.

Messy cabins are a staple of summer camp. Who wants to tidy up when you can swim, play games and goof around with your friends?

But August Brunsman finished his cleaning directive with a so-subtle-the-kids-probably-missed-it pun that made clear that Camp Quest is not the usual summer offering.

"Remember," he said, a slight grin crossing his face, "cleanliness is next to godlessness."

Camp Quest is a sleep-away camp for the children of atheists, agnostics, humanists and other nonbelievers, though kids from religious families are welcome, too.

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