Camp Quest


Atheist Viewpoint (August 12, 2009) “Camp Quest”

CNN Feature

More4 News report

BBC News report (Breakfast, News 24)

BBC South News (July 2, 2009)


*During camp I did BBC Radio interviews for more local/regional stations than I can even remember, let alone track down. If you have any, let me know*

BBC Radio 4’s “The Atheist and The Bishop” (26 August, 2009) Part 1 Part 2 [on youtube]

London’s LBC (July 30, 2009)

Radio 5 Live with Nicky Campbell (July 29, 2009)

BBC World Services (June 29, 2009)

BBC Radio Five Live (June 28, 2009)

Mission Impossible [Click to stream mp3] (June 9, 2009)

The Big Cigarette [Podcast] (March 26, 2009) “Coffee, Comedy and Camp”


–> News

The Times (July 30, 2009) “Britain’s first atheist summer camp gets a big following”

The Guardian (July 29, 2009) “Summer camp offers ‘godless alternative’ for atheists” [with audio report and picture gallery]

The Daily Mail (July 28, 2009) “Kumbaya replaced by John Lennon’s Imagine at atheist summer camp for children”

The Telegraph (July 28, 2009) “Atheist summer camp launched in Somerset”

Christian Today (July 3, 2009) “Christian Institute concerned over new atheist summer camp”

USA Today (July 1, 2009)

The Sunday Times: front page, main article, editorial (June 28, 2009)

BBC News (June 28, 2009)

The Daily Mail (June 28, 2009)

The Telegraph (June 28, 2009)

The Guardian (June 28, 2009)

The Irish Independent (June 15, 2009) “Parenting – Summer camps: try a camp less ordinary”

The Times (May 31, 2009) “Britain’s 10 best kids adventure holidays

The Yorker (May 6, 2009) “Ex-York student organises atheist summer camp”

The Independent (Apr 29, 2009) “Summertime camps boom: The godless alternative for non-believers” and corresponding editorial, “Camp Godless”

The Sunday Telegraph (Apr 25, 2009) “Atheists target UK schools”

The Times (Jan 17, 2009) “The best kids camps in Britain”

–> The Two Invisible Unicorns

The Guardian (August 2, 2009) Germaine Greer, “The eternal fascination of unicorns”

Comment is free (Cif) Belief (July 30, 2009) “Do you believe in unicorns?”

–> Comment pieces

Comment is free – Caspar Melville (July 28, 2009) “One cheer for Camp Quest”

Shazia Mirza’s Weekend Column [The Guardian] (July 25, 2009) “These atheists are cunning”

Comment is free – David Mitchell (July, 5, 2009) “Burnt bangers and other summer charms”

The Telegraph’s Personal View: When it comes to Richard Dawkins’ atheist camp, I’m a non-believer (June 29, 2009)

The Guardian’s Comment is Free: The Woodcraft Folk are not atheists (July 1, 2009)

Atheism Examiner (June 28, 2009) “Richard Dawkins Breeding Atheists?”

–> Features

The Scientist (Volume 23 | Issue 12 | Page 20) “In Science We Trust”

Daily Mail (July 29, 2009) “Camp Faithless: Is Britain’s first atheist summer camp harmless fun or should we be worried?”

The Big Issue in Scotland (July 23, 2009) “Camp for atheists?”


(Just a few of the more interesting ones)

Life Without a Net (February 12, 2010) “Camp Quest and Indoctrination”

Crispian Jago (Sept 7, 2009) “Interactive version of new Dawkins book to be featured at the Darwin Centre”

This Humanist (August 18, 2009) Some more shout outs

The Daily Quail (July 29, 2009) “Why you should worry about Camp Godless”

Bad Science (July 29, 2009) “One of my t-shirts is in the… Daily Mail”

Bruce M. Hood (July 29, 2009) “It’s p***ing down at Camp Quest”

Heresy Corner (June 29, 2009) “Atheist young pioneers?”

Stephen Law (July 5, 2009)

Work of my own fiction (June 30, 2009)

Underverse (June 29, 2009) “Bug Juice”

Derren Brown’s Blog (June 30, 2009)

TED Blog (July 1, 2009)


BBC Learning English (June 29, 2009) [It would seem I have a nice clear voice for foreigners?!]

Dawkins’ response to the Sunday Times articles (June 28, 2009)