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Mission Activities

Director Dan Kingery in Chipota, Zambia with the Marion Medical Mission in the Fall of 2017.
Director Dan Kingery in Chipota, Zambia with the Marion Medical Mission in the Fall of 2017.

Marion Medical Mission

The Marion Medical Mission (MMM) is a ministry woven into the life of the Presbytery of Southeastern Illinois just as Camp Carew is. MMM serves communities in the African nations of Malawi, Zambia, and Tanzania by building wells and providing clean, drinkable water. Camp Director Dan Kingery is a strong advocate of MMM and has been to Africa with MMM several times to serve. The first well he installed was in the Karonga district of Malawi.

The campers of Camp Carew along with help from the Cobden Presbyterian Church were able to provide 233 Bibles for the Karonga, Livingstonia, and Chitipa area youth. Bibles in both the local language and English were handed out by our friend Lewis Silungwe.

The campers of Camp Carew along with help from the Cobden Presbyterian Church were able to provide 233 Bibles for the Karonga, Livingstonia, and Chitipa area youth. Bibles in both the local language and English were handed out by our friend Lewis Silungwe.

Lewis Silungwe, Field Officer in the Karonga District of Malawi, delivered dresses.

Lewis Silungwe, Field Officer in the Karonga District of Malawi, helped Director Dan hand out dresses provided by the Murphysboro Presbyterian Church. The dresses were given out in remote villages in the mountains of northern Malawi.


Food for Orphans

The campers of Camp Carew helped provide over 10,000 meals through the Food for Orphans organization.

Camp Carew welcomes campers from all religious traditions.

The Camp Carew logo.
For a printable version of the Camp Carew brochure, click here.

Camp Carew is a drug- and alcohol-free environment.

Director Dan and a parishioner of one of the presbyterian churches in Malawi.
Director Dan and a parishioner of one of the presbyterian churches in Malawi.
Pumping water from a new well.
Pumping water from a new well.
Village children pose with their new well.
Village children pose with their new well.
Girls wearing some of the dresses provided by the Murphysboro Presbyterian Church.
Girls wearing some of the dresses provided by the Murphysboro Presbyterian Church.
Girls celebrating the new well. Photo used by permission of MMM Photos by Amanda.
Girls celebrating the new well.
Photo used by permission of MMM Photos by Amanda.