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Bring a friend and join us for our Youth Group Camping Trip next weekend!


Look below for all the information you need:

Depart: Saturday, October 3rd at 9:00 AM from the Fairfield Grace UMC parking lot

Return: Sunday, October 4th at 1:00 PM to the Fairfield Grace UMC parking lot

Location: Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison, CT – Find out more about the campsite here!

Cost: $30 (can be brought with you on Saturday morning)

Registration Information: Complete this quick form by Thursday, October 1st to ensure your participation

Activities: Since we will be at a beach camping location we will be able to take advantage of the following fun activities –

  • Kayaking
  • Games
  • Music
  • Smores
  • Campfire
  • Friends!

Meals: You will be provided with lunch and dinner on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday – please let Lauren know if you have any dietary concerns or allergies.

What to Bring: Each youth group participant is expected to bring the following –


  • Sleeping bag
  • Pillow
  • Foam pad or air mattress (if desired) – must have battery powered pump
  • Blanket (2, if possible – it will get much cooler at night)
  • 1 roll of toilet paper (there is a bathroom at our campsite!)
  • Bug spray
  • Sunscreen
  • Flashlight (and batteries)
  • Reusable water bottle
  • 1 bag to share of your favorite snack!


  • Sweatshirt/heavy sweater
  • Jeans (or other long pants)
  • Pajamas
  • 1 change of clothes
  • Jacket
  • Rain jacket/umbrella
  • Sneakers (or closed toed hiking shoes)
  • Flip flops (or shoes that can get wet)
  • Shower shoes (if desired)
  • One-piece bathing suit (if desired)


  • Shower materials – soap, shampoo, conditioner (there is a shower at our campsite!)
  • Deodorant
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste

Additional Equipment/Gear: Please let Lauren know if you have any of the below gear that you can loan to our youth group for the weekend –

  • Tents (the larger, the better)
  • Kayak/paddles
  • Lifejackets
  • Small propane grill
  • Seasoned firewood

Contact Information: Lauren Regan (Director of Youth Ministries) – fairfieldgraceumcyouth@gmail.com – 203-339-5152

We cannot wait to go on this fun overnight camping trip with you… get excited!