Church Worship, Carrollton, GA / TIME MAGAZINE

Church Worship, Carrollton, GA / TIME MAGAZINE

A camp counselor sings and claps at the pulpit during nightly Worship at Camp Wesley, an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids. Carrollton, GA

Uno. Carrollton, GA / TIME MAGAZINE

Uno. Carrollton, GA / TIME MAGAZINE

Campers, several who also attended the previous year, play the card game Uno in their cabin on the first day at Camp Wesley, an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids. Carrollton, GA

Bria's New Bible. Carrollton, GA / TIME MAGAZINE

Bria's New Bible. Carrollton, GA / TIME MAGAZINE

Young girl looks over her new Bible during Bible study at Camp Wesley, an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids.  Carrollton, GA / NEWSWEEK

 The campers learn each other’s names with group and cooperation oriented games, such as holding hands in a circle while stepping through a hoola hoop and not breaking the chain. Camp Wesley is an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids.. Carollton, GA

The campers learn each other’s names with group and cooperation oriented games, such as holding hands in a circle while stepping through a hoola hoop and not breaking the chain. Camp Wesley is an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids.. Carollton, GA

Charlie (Fan). Carrollton, GA / TIME MAGAZINE

Charlie (Fan). Carrollton, GA / TIME MAGAZINE

Young shy white girl sitting in an outdoor church pew hides behind fan with a picture of an old country church house on it at religious summer Camp Wesley. Carrollton, Georgia

 A young black girls paints the toenails of a white female camper and friends with nail polish. Camp Welsey is an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids. The campers have what is called F.O.B. (flat on bed) time where they are free to do whatever they want to for about an hour in their cabins.  Raven paints Amanda’s toenails while Destiny watches. Carrolton, GA

A young black girls paints the toenails of a white female camper and friends with nail polish. Camp Welsey is an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids. The campers have what is called F.O.B. (flat on bed) time where they are free to do whatever they want to for about an hour in their cabins.  Raven paints Amanda’s toenails while Destiny watches. Carrolton, GA

 Young boy at a public school wearing a life vest stands in front of a water slide with pool rules sign nearby. Camp Wesley is an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids. Kids go to a public pool only once during their week at camp. Carrollton, GA

Young boy at a public school wearing a life vest stands in front of a water slide with pool rules sign nearby. Camp Wesley is an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids. Kids go to a public pool only once during their week at camp. Carrollton, GA

 Camp Welsey is an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids. Girls in their cabin begin to study Biblical teachings and lessons on their first afternoon at camp. As part of their study, they sing and pray. They are also in charge of the nightly church service called Worship on the first night of camp. They rehearse the story of Noah and the Ark. Carrollton, GA

Camp Welsey is an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids. Girls in their cabin begin to study Biblical teachings and lessons on their first afternoon at camp. As part of their study, they sing and pray. They are also in charge of the nightly church service called Worship on the first night of camp. They rehearse the story of Noah and the Ark. Carrollton, GA

Prayer Book. Carrollton, GA / TIME MAGAZINE

Prayer Book. Carrollton, GA / TIME MAGAZINE

Camp Welsey is an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids. At nightly Worship, the girls perform their skit about Noah and the Ark. Amanda plays the part of God and dresses in a white robe, while standing on the pews. The kids watch the skit, discuss scripture and end in prayer. Carrollton, GA

DeShawn (Punished). Carrollton, GA / TIME MAGAZINE

DeShawn (Punished). Carrollton, GA / TIME MAGAZINE

A young camper is punished by Clarence, a camp counselor, by lifting body weight on hands and feet similar to doing push-ups, for breaking the rules. He must hold himself up as long possible outside the boy's cabin at Camp Wesley, an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids. Carrollton, GA

 A young black African-American boy wearing sunglasses sitting on lawn chairs with a towel wrapped around his body relaxes while playing at a pool. Camp Wesley is an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids. Kids go to a public pool only once during their week at camp. Carrollton, GA

A young black African-American boy wearing sunglasses sitting on lawn chairs with a towel wrapped around his body relaxes while playing at a pool. Camp Wesley is an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids. Kids go to a public pool only once during their week at camp. Carrollton, GA

 The girls sing hymns in their cabin before they begin the morning Bible study at Camp Wesley, an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids. Carrollton, GA

The girls sing hymns in their cabin before they begin the morning Bible study at Camp Wesley, an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids. Carrollton, GA

Creek Confrontation. Carrollton, GA / TIME MAGAZINE

Creek Confrontation. Carrollton, GA / TIME MAGAZINE

Camp Wesley is an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids. Kids play in the small creek and forested area located on the church camp grounds. They try to catch small fish, insects, and whatever other wildlife they can find. Others just enjoy the water. Carrollton, GA  

Ladarius (Kickball). Carrollton, GA

Ladarius (Kickball). Carrollton, GA

Camp Wesley is an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids. Portrait of young black African-American boy with a kickball. He has chosen to not play kickball with the other kids. Carrollton, GA

 Camp Wesley is an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids. The girls, in charge of Worship on the third night of camp, practice their skit in the outdoor chapel. They decide to base their idea on that morning’s Bible study skit idea, how to make the world a better place. They expand and broaden the skit about cheating to include all the girls. Amanda rehearses her part in the skit. Carrollton, GA

Camp Wesley is an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids. The girls, in charge of Worship on the third night of camp, practice their skit in the outdoor chapel. They decide to base their idea on that morning’s Bible study skit idea, how to make the world a better place. They expand and broaden the skit about cheating to include all the girls. Amanda rehearses her part in the skit. Carrollton, GA

 Camp Wesley is an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids. On the morning on the second day of camp, the boys line up to receive their free Bible (New Testament) in the pavilion from Gideons International. They sign it and some make drawing of crosses inside. They are then quizzed by their counselors about certain Biblical characters. Carrollton, GA

Camp Wesley is an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids. On the morning on the second day of camp, the boys line up to receive their free Bible (New Testament) in the pavilion from Gideons International. They sign it and some make drawing of crosses inside. They are then quizzed by their counselors about certain Biblical characters. Carrollton, GA

 Kids play in the small creek located on the church camp grounds at Camp Wesley, an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids. Carrollton, GA

Kids play in the small creek located on the church camp grounds at Camp Wesley, an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids. Carrollton, GA

 Camp Wesley is an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids. Girls play a game about the talents God has given them, represented by square pieces of cardboard. They have to use those talents to make make their way across the ‘lava’ (the grass) to get to their ultimate goal, in this case a tree. They can’t touch the lava, but must use their ‘talents’ wisely to get to their goal. In this game, they learn to problem solve, work together, and trust one another while reaching a common goal. Carrolton, GA

Camp Wesley is an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids. Girls play a game about the talents God has given them, represented by square pieces of cardboard. They have to use those talents to make make their way across the ‘lava’ (the grass) to get to their ultimate goal, in this case a tree. They can’t touch the lava, but must use their ‘talents’ wisely to get to their goal. In this game, they learn to problem solve, work together, and trust one another while reaching a common goal. Carrolton, GA

 A boy, who feels sick, leans back arching his head and back over the side of a bench with a field and building in the background. Camp Wesley is an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids. A boy becomes sick on the second day of camp. Carrollton, GA

A boy, who feels sick, leans back arching his head and back over the side of a bench with a field and building in the background. Camp Wesley is an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids. A boy becomes sick on the second day of camp. Carrollton, GA

Girls (Swimming). Carrollton, GA / TIME MAGAZINE

Girls (Swimming). Carrollton, GA / TIME MAGAZINE

Young white and black girls swim together at a public pool during their week at Camp Wesley, an interracial religious summer camp for Atlanta inner-city kids. Carrollton, GA