Camp McDowell

Camp McDowell 7

“I love that it is an inclusive environment welcoming of people of all walks of life, abilities, socioeconomic status, race, gender, sexual identity, etc. When you are at Camp, everyone is equal.”… Read More

Camp McDowell 6

“I have known of Camp McDowell for a long time. As a former chaplain at Sewanee, I’ve had the privilege of getting to know MANY students who grew up at camp and they were among the brightest and best to enroll in the University. McDowell played a major role in… Read More

Camp McDowell 5

“I really like the counselors, pool, rec, pasture parties, how everyone is accepting, how you always feel included, and every time you go to camp you’re bound to have the most fun!”… Read More

Camp McDowell 4

“I love the beauty of nature and the peace it brings to groups gathering at Camp no matter the program. I love the echo of laughter coming up the hill during summer sessions. I love folk school weekends full of music and art and creativity. I love the diversity of… Read More

Camp McDowell 3

“Of course, the location is just beautiful. The accommodations are always very clean and well-maintained. The staff never fails to be outstanding. Having a nurse on site has been a blessing for us more than once. The classes are engaging and the instructors are knowledgeable and manage the students well. Read More

Camp McDowell 2

“I love that the focus is grounded in acceptance, mindfulness, conservation, and what’s really important. My daughter says it’s a “no judgment environment”. Read More

Camp McDowell One

“My time at Camp McDowell serves as a time of retreat and escape from “life as usual”. It is a special place and from the time I pull off the highway onto the camp road I feel a sense of peace and tranquility. I attend church regularly but this time… Read More