Last weekend our executive director gave the following speech at a dinner honoring Larry Jones. We wanted to share this speech with everyone because Larry's contributions to Camp Quest have been so crucial to our success. Thank you, Larry! If you're inspired by what we've done with Larry's help, please join him in making a donation.
It would be cliché to say that without Larry Jones, Camp Quest wouldn't exist, and to be honest I'm not sure if that's true.
It's possible that Camp Quest would exist without Larry, but if it did, it would be almost unrecognizeablely different. Camp Quest without Larry, if it still existed today, would likely be one camp session in Ohio with 40 campers. Instead, in 2013 Camp Quest served more than 850 campers at 17 different week-long sessions.
Larry, through the Institute for Humanist Studies, funded start-up grants that provided the seed money for Camp Quest's very first expansion efforts - » Read more