Avery United Methodist Church is committed to making summer camp affordable for all our families. So, we have a campership program to raise funds for camp scholarships!

Who can go to camp?

Ages 4-11 with parent, or Ages 7-17 without parent


What does it cost?

Costs vary depending on camp chosen.

How much will Avery UMC pay?

We will cover HALF the registration fee for each child who registers in connection with Avery UMC and participates in fundraisers. After we provide each child with half of their registration fee, if there is still money left over it will be divided evenly among registrants. For family-priced camps, the Avery Campership will be determined on a case-by-case basis.



In order to receive an Avery Campership, the child must participate in at least one fundraiser to raise money for summer camps. Contact the church office to volunteer with fundraisers.


Avery UMC Camperships aren’t just for members!

We will gladly help pay for any child in the Washington area who wishes to attend summer camp through the Western PA United Methodist Church. All they need to do is register with us and participate in the fundraisers.


Eligible camps & ministries:

Wesley Woods, Grand Valley, PA

Camp Allegheny, Stoystown, PA

Jumonville, Hopwood, PA

Algonquin Canoe Trip, Ontario, Canada

At The Lake Ministries, Erie, PA

Western PA UM Church Camping Initiative

Avery UMC will donate 10% of all funds raised for Camperships to Bishop Cynthia Moore-Koikoi’s Camping Iniative, to raise money for United Methodist Camping Ministries in Western PA, to establish conference-wide scholarships and create new opportunities for children to attend camp.


To Register & Receive a Campership:

Register online for the camp of your choice. Then bring your registration confirmation to the church office by May 1.


For more information

Contact Rev. Erik Hoeke,