Camp Constitution’s 1st Quarter Report for 2020
YouTube Channel: We are averaging 16,000 views a month, and have approximately 500 new subscribers. We have doubled our views in the past few weeks.
The Sam Blumenfeld Archive: We had over 312,000 hits, 9,681 Alpha-Phonics downloaded, 3,100 Alpha-Phonics Instructions Workbook downloaded and 2,000 downloads of Sam’s other books
Camp Constitution Radio on Podomatic: Our listenership has almost doubled over last year with 2.244 visits and 1,043 shows downloaded.
Facebook Page: We have 2,700 total likes with two hundred new likes over the past three months.
Speaker’s Bureau: Due to the Coronavirus, we had several events cancelled including a home school show, and a float in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Prior to the middle of March, we had eight speaking engagements which included an all-day seminar in New York hosted by the Gimenez family. We hosted two videos showing of the movie Unplanned.
Information Tables and Outreach: We had information tables at several venues, and a first-time presence at the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C.
Camp Constitution’s Website: We are seeing a steady monthly increase with 6,268 views in the first quarter. http://www.campconstitution.net
Camp Constitution Press: We published Sam Blumenfeld’s School-Induced Dyslexia and How It Deforms a Child’s Brain
Camp Constitution Book Sales: We raised approximately $1,200 from our Amazon account, and the sale of books on our Facebook page.
Camp Constitution Media: We were on hand to videotape an event in Northern Maine with Coach Dave Daubenmire, and David Author; a presentation by Stephen Coughlin, one of the nation’s top experts on Islam held in Virginia; a presentation on George Washington’s Crossing of the Delaware by historian, and author Robert Allison in Greater Boston sponsored by the Sons of the Revolution, and a wreath laying ceremony in Boston to honor the victims of the Boston Massacre sponsored by the Daughters of the American Revolution. We also videotaped several presentations which we sponsored.
Article V Convention: A resolution in New Hampshire to rescind their state’s application was overwhelmingly passed in committee and is expected to be passed by the full House. We were recently interviewed on an internet show hosted by Evan Mulch to discuss the Conference of States.
Camp Constitution in the News: Our Christian flag lawsuit was back in the news after a federal judge ruled against us, and our legal team Liberty Counsel appealed the decision. Dozens of media outlets covered the story including World Net Daily and Christian News
Radio and Cable TV: In addition to our weekly radio show, we were interviewed on several regional radio shows, and continue to appear on a bi-weekly basis on WSMN-AM Nashua, NH.
A Camp of Our Own? While a camp supporter had to withdraw an offer to help us buy a camp, another person came forward with an offer. The camp facility that we were interested in was sold; however, there may be another facility in the region available to us soon.
The Lane House and Learning Center: Rev. Steve and Mrs. Edith Craft plan to move into the house in late April to manage the center. Camp Constitution has already sponsored several events at the house, and will be using it on a regular basis. It will also house Sam Blumenfeld’s papers and books including some of his original manuscripts.
Camp Constitution’s 12th Annual Family Camp: The camp will run from July 19-24 at the Singing Hills Christian Camp and Conference Center in Plainfield, NH. Confirmed instructors include Alex Newman, CJ Pearson, Rev. Steve Craft, Lord Christopher Monckton, Catherine White, Professor Willie Soon, Dr. Felecia Nace, and Debbie Bacigalupi. We are now taking registrations https://campconstitution.registration.payscape.com/ are offering a $50. Discount to those who register by June. You can download promotional brochures here http://campconstitution.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/2020-Brochure.pdf or I can send you some hard copy brochures.
Here are a few suggestions to help us expand our program and influence:
* Write an article for our camp blog.
* Become a donor. Donations can be made via our PayPal account accessed from our website http://www.campconstitution.net
* Attend our annual family camp or, if you can’t attend, help sponsor a worthy young person or family.
*Sponsor a camp speaker and/or host a “What is Camp Constitution Presentation
, * Subscribe, view and share our videos on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCN7ME18Q1xiqcrPEn5h5FbA
* Keep Camp Constitution in your prayers
While the Coronavirus shutdowns have canceled our scheduled events for the next month or so, we remain busy reaching out to people with our resources, and programs. A special thanks to all those who make Camp Constitution possible. May God bless our nation in these troubled times and may He keep your family safe and healthy.
Hal Shurtleff, Director