Camp Constitution’s Six Month Report for 2018:
The Sam Blumenfeld Archives:
Hits: 829,228, Alpha-Phonics Downloaded 48,630.
YouTube: We are averaging over 2,000 views per day up over 1,000 per day from last year. Professor Willie Soon’s first class at last year’s camp has received almost 131,,000 views. Many of our videos have been monetized. YouTube:
Our Facebook page has over 1,573 likes, and our live videos average over 3,000 views.
We either hosted or were guest speakers at 18 events including an event in Virginia.
We appeared as guests on eight radio stations including two for the first time, and made connections with two other radio show hosts where we will have our camp instructors as guests while they are at camp. We guest hosted a show in Connecticut-the Lori on Liberty Show. Our instructors appeared as guest on several live on line shows including the “Morse Force,” ‘The Dr. Duke Show,” and “Uncompromised Talk.” A media company in New York City asked to do a documentary on our annual family camp.
Article V Convention opposition:
We testified against resolutions in Maine and New Hampshire where all pending resolutions were defeated. In New Hampshire, the committee hearing the proposed resolutions soundly defeated the Convention of States resolution 17-1. The Wolf PAC resolution which passed in committee in Massachusetts was changed to a non binding resolution. In late March, we held a press conference and outreach at the Pennsylvania State House with several members of the media on hand. In Maine, we interviewed State Rep Sheldon Hannington who sponsored an Article V Convention but now strongly opposes one.
Camp Constitution Radio on Podomatic:
Our Podomatic page continues to be in the top ten (out of approximately 160) for the category of “Conservative-Right with close to 800 shows downloaded and almost 2,400 visits. Our show originates on WBCQ The Planet and is heard twice a week on the station as well as weekly on ipmnation.com and on our YouTube Channel
Camp Constitution Books:
Last year, we created an account on Amazon selling donated books. This year we have sold over $2,500 worth of books either via Amazon or on Facebook. We have been blessed by donations of over 2,000 books including a recent donation from Professor Mike Patterson.
We created a weekend camp to be held at the “Cottage in the Woods” campground in Damariscotta, Maine September 14-16 with guest instructor Rev. Steven Craft
We continue to help the producer of “Great Commission Films” with the documentary “Hero In America,” We donated 1,200 copies of the pocket U.S. Constitution to the Manchester, NH Public School Department. In early June, we presented the constitutions to the school committee. We also donated copies of the Constitution to “Constitution Camp” in Chillicothe, Ohio, and to a teacher on Cape Cod.
Camp Constitution Media:
We videotaped presentations at eight events, and made them available on our YouTube Channel
We had info tables at eight events (other than our own) including three homeschool shows: Homeschoolers of Maine, Mass Hope, and CHAPs in PA, and a float in the Flag Day Parade in Dedham, MA where we passed out 700 copies of the U.S. Constitution.
Mr. Bill McNally, who is the director of the Samuel Blumenfeld Literacy Foundation, will turn the directorship over to me gi ving Camp Constitution the copyright of Sam’ “Phonics for Success” book.
The second half of 2018 has already been a very busy. We had an information table at an event in Mashpee, MA, a float in the Pittsfield, MA July 4th Parade, and have some speaking engagements and media interviews over the next few weeks.
Just a few days ago, Liberty Counsel filed a lawsuit on our behalf against the City of Boston for denying us a permit to fly the Christian Flag on Boston’s City Hall Plaza. Liberty Counsel is taking the case “pro bono” and as of yesterday, the story was carried by 10 news outlets including “World Net Daily” and “The Boston Herald.”
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I am very blessed to serve as director of Camp Constituion. My thanks to all of our supports, campers, and staff who make Camp Constitution and my position possible. May God bless you and may He continue to bless our important work of “Honoring the Past…Teaching the Present and Preparing the Future.”
Hal Shurtleff, Director of Camp Constitution