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deaf eastern autumn revival
2022 camp meeting

Last updated: 10/18/2022 @ 12:44 pm


Wednesday, October 19th, 2022

at 4pm


Sunday, October 23rd, 2022

at 12pm

Guest Speaker?

Ralph Blank

Preparing for Jesus: The Adventist Lifestyle

by Ralph Blank

Ralph Blank is a CODA married to a CODA; together, they are raising their three children, two cats, and one very spoiled dog.


For twenty-five years Ralph was an active Deaf Ministries leader with the Seventh-day Adventist Church, primarily in southern California. Now living in central Texas, he enjoys relaxing with his family while continuing to pursue his thirty-six-year career as a Sign Language interpreter.


The Colgan Family

Guide to Country Living

by Kevin & Amanda Colgan

Kevin & Amanda have been interested in country living since 2011 and they're eager to share their knowledge and experiences with the Deaf. They reside in Missouri with their two children, raising six chickens and four cats.

Nearest Airport?


Dulles International Airport

Dulles, VA, 60 miles


Baltimore/Washington International

Baltimore, MD, 73 miles


Ronald Reagan Washington National

Washington, DC, 70 miles


Mt. Aetna Retreat Center

10375 Retreat Wy

Hagerstown, MD 21742

Meet us at Cedar Hall!

Mt. Aetna's Map

Click on the PDF icon on the left to see the map.


Registration will be closed on

Monday, October 17th, 2022

at sunset. 


Need to make changes to your registry?  Email

Where do I pay?

Scroll down and insert the total registration cost next to "2022 DEAR Camp Meeting."

In Person

Make Checks Payable to: D.E.A.F.

In the memo line, write "DEAR 2022".  Give to Sheelah upon your arrival.

What do I Need to Bring?

  • Bible (not the phone app*)

  • Sabbath School Quarterly Book (not the phone app*)

  • Pen/Pencil and notebook

  • Clothes fit for the weather

  • Church Outfit

  • Toiletries

  • Hiking boots for hiking

  • Rain gear or umbrella

  • Warm jacket or sweatshirt or sweater, Hat or cap, gloves

  • Flashlight and Extra Batteries

  • Portable Clock

  • And your smile!


Bring your bedding things and a towel if you do not wish to rent the package at Mt. Aetna.

*Limited Phone Data

Nearest Greyhound Station?

Washington Co Transit Center

123 W Franklin St.

Hagerstown, MD 21740

20 miles

Need a Ride?

Please email Sheelah at


Series by Ralph Blank

Workshop by Colgan

Activities by Josiah Kelly/DYAC

Vespers by DEAR/DYAC

Children Program by DYAC


Click on the PDF icon on the left to see the schedule.  Subject to change.

Live Streaming?

Unfortunately, due to the limited internet service, we are unable to do a live streaming service.


Usually cool weather in the autumn season.  Sometimes rainy, sometimes sunny.

Dress according to the weather.

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