Camp Constitution’s 15th Annual Family Camp Report

Camp Constitution’s 15th annual family camp which took place at the Singing Hills Christian Camp in Plainfield, NH ended Friday.  “We had another full house with attendees coming as far as Texas, Florida and Michigan”, said Hal Shurtleff, the camp’s co-founder and director.

Camp instructors included Professor Willie Soon, one of the world’s top atmospheric scientists, who attended with his family, Pastor David Whitney of the Institute on the Constitution, Rev. Steve Craft who serves at the camp chaplain, Mrs. Catherine White of the Constitution Decoded, and, also attending with his family, Alex Newman, author of several books, who did live shows of his program The Sentinel Report which airs on Frank Speech

Vince Ellison, author of the book 25 Lies: Exposing the Democrats’ Most Dangerous, Seductive, Damnable and Destructive Lies and How to Refute Them and producer of the documentary Will You Go to Hel For Me. conducted a class via Zoom, and campers were given the opportunity to vet a U.S. Presidential candidate when Vivek Ramaswamy paid a visit to the camp on Thursday. Videos of the classes and activities were taped by Mr. Mert Melfa and uploaded to both the camp’s Rumble and YouTube channels:

A full day at Camp Constitution starts with optional run or swim, flag rasing and morning devotional with a rendition of Reville by veteran camper Franklin Soon.

After a hearty breakfast, the camp conducts three 45-miniute classes with 15-minute breaks in between.

During the first class, Head Counselor Chris Kalis conducts room inspection where both cleanliness, and a Patriotic theme will give those in the room points towards the room inspection contest where the occupants of the winning room get treated to free pizza on Thursday after campfire.

Our junior campers -ages 5-12- also attend classes taught by Mrs. Edith Craft, Mrs. Kathy Mickel who also serves as our nurse and Mrs. Roberta Stewart.

After lunch, campers and staff engage in numerous recreational opportunities including swimming, basketball, volleyball, and marksmanship:

After dinner, two more classes are held followed by evening campfire. led by Mrs. Paulie Heath, a Christian recording artist.    Campfire ends with a Bible reading, prayer and the playing of Taps.  Campers pick up a copy of the daily camp newspaper edited by Mr. Mark Affeck  before heading back to their rooms for the night.

On Wednesday afternoon, some campers and staffers took advantage of an optional  field trip to Fort Number 4 in nearby Charlestown, NH:

On Thursday evening   the camp held its closing ceremony where the Super Camper and Super Staffer awards are presented.  Mrs. Roberta Stewart was awarded the Super Staffer award, and campers Marley Newman and Elizabeth Krutov were awarded the Super Camper awards which includes a free tuition for next year’s camp. Runners up were Franklin Soon and Collette Chu.

Thanks to all of you who, with your support, time, and prayers, helped make this unique camp program possible.


Next year’s camp will run from Sunday July 14 to Friday July 19 and held at Singing Hills.    And, we will be holding our 2nd Annual Weekend Family Retreat at Camp Sentinel Tuftonboro, NH Friday September 29 to Sunday October 1.  A link to the application: