2023 July 23

Youth Camp Organized by Youth Movement Leaves a Lasting Impact

On 23rd July, the much-awaited Youth Camp organized by The Church of Ceylon Youth Movement - Diocese of Kurunagala concluded with great success. Over 100 enthusiastic participants from various parishes of the diocese gathered at the serene Green Hill Retreat Centre in Hatton for an unforgettable experience. The camp was filled with workshops, fun events, singing, and more, providing an excellent platform for the youth to learn, connect, and grow.

The event witnessed the presence of several eminent personalities, including the esteemed Rt. Rev. Nishantha Fernando, along with dedicated Priests and other resource persons. Their guidance and mentorship added immense value to the camp, inspiring the young minds to embrace their faith and values with renewed enthusiasm.

For years, this Youth Camp has been a cherished tradition of the diocese, fostering a sense of community and camaraderie among the youth. This year's edition took place in a breathtakingly beautiful area surrounded by lush tea estates, creating a perfect backdrop for a spiritually enriching and enjoyable experience.

Workshops on various topics were the highlight of the camp. They provided valuable opportunities for the youth to enhance their skills, broaden their knowledge, and delve deeper into their faith. The engaging sessions allowed them to explore and question, creating a platform for open dialogue and personal growth.

Throughout the camp, the participants had ample opportunities to interact and network with their peers from different parishes.

The organizing committee, led by the diligent Chaplain of the Youth Movement, Rev. Stanley Premakumara, deserves commendation for their meticulous planning and execution. Their dedication ensured that the event ran smoothly and left a lasting impact on all attendees.

The success of the Youth Camp is a testament to the commitment of The Church of Ceylon Youth Movement - Diocese of Kurunagala in nurturing the spiritual growth of its young members. With each passing year, this tradition continues to play a pivotal role in shaping the future leaders of the diocese.

In conclusion, the Youth Camp of The Church of Ceylon Youth Movement - Diocese of Kurunagala was a resounding success, leaving a lasting impact on the hearts and minds of all participants. The camp's emphasis on spiritual growth, skill development, and camaraderie created a truly enriching experience for the youth, ensuring that its legacy will endure for generations to come.