Quaker Camp: Mothers and Daughters Talk (#1)

Betsy (mother) How would I have raised my daughters without Quaker camp? Although Anna and Margaret were born into our meeting, I don’t know how they would ever have acquired the idea of Quaker community from the small group of irregular attendees at our First‐day school. The adults may have some sense of building and sharing a community, but Williamsburg (Va.) Meeting recognized many years ago that the best way to introduce our children to the idea of Friends community was to send them away from us to attend one of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting camps. Largely because of🔒

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Betsy Krome and Anna Krome-Lukens are members of Williamsburg (Va.) Meeting. Betsy is a potter and a freelance editor, and Anna is working on a graduate degree in History at University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Both have been members of Baltimore Yearly Meeting's Camping Program Committee.

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