An Adventure at Camp is Life Changing

10 Mar / by: CCCA / 0 comments / tags : ,,,,

Adventures are great. But once you’ve packed up your gear, put away your maps, what do you have left? An adventure at camp leaves an indelible mark on your life. One that lasts for eternity. #thepowerofcamp

Camp Improves Kids’ Emotional Intelligence

07 Mar / by: CCCA / 0 comments / tags : ,,,

There are many things working against healthy relationships today. One that we may not know the full impact of yet is the decline of emotional intelligence. Camp may be one solution to this problem. In a study of 6th graders who went away for five days of nature camp, researchers found their ability to recognize […]

Echo: If You Listen, You Can Hear God’s Voice at Camp

02 Mar / by: CCCA / 0 comments /

  Sometimes the Still Small Voice is squeezed out and muffled in our lives. Camp gives us the time and space to hear again.

God is a Nature Lover

23 Feb / by: CCCA / 0 comments / tags : ,,,,

God loves what He has made. When we enjoy creation…nature…we are enjoying the work of His hands. “Now the Lord God had planted a garden in the east, in Eden; and there He put the man He had formed.” Genesis 2:8 CCCA | The Power of Camp

Camp is Calling!

20 Feb / by: CCCA / 1 comments /

John Muir, renowned naturalist who lived in the 1800’s, coined the phrase “The mountains are calling and I must go.”  We love creation. We believe that people are changed when they interact with God in the beauty and majesty shown in mountains and valleys and lakes and seasides and meadows … the places you find […]

Integrating Important Lessons into Daily Life

08 Sep / by: CCCA / 0 comments /

As fall rolls around this year, Justin Ebert, student ministries pastor at Central Community Church, will be challenging his students to remember what they experienced over the summer including time spent at Camp Barnabas. The reasons Justin takes his students to camp are plentiful. Whether it’s the excitement of meeting new friends, playing outrageously fun […]

Join the Coloring Craze

22 Jul / by: The Power of Camp / 0 comments / tags : ,,,,,,

Join the coloring craze and download these coloring sheets from The Power of Camp.

Working at Camp: ‘Best Summer of My Life’

30 Jun / by: Leah Hill / 0 comments / tags : ,,,

Leah Samuelson is a creative. She’s a learner, a faculty member at Wheaton College and she has a background in Christian camping—only with a twist. “One summer when I was 20, I got stuck,” Leah says. “I applied to be a camp counselor. I fully expected to be awarded the post—I am camp counselor material. […]

Camp! A Leader’s Guide to Making the Most Out of Camp

01 Jun / by: Terry Parkman / 0 comments / tags : ,,

The following is an excerpt originally published in “Camp! A Leader’s Guide to Making the Most Out of Camp” on My Healthy Church Youth blog. Every year, I think of three things that camp allows me to build into the life and the health of my youth ministry: 1. Build Runways Camp is not a […]

Where You Can Just Breathe

31 May / by: Leah Hill / 0 comments / tags : ,,,,,,

Just as a captain would steer the ship away from rocks and icebergs, today’s youth pastors look for ways to help their students navigate adolescence. The sources of stress for many teenagers may take the form of padding their college portfolio with extracurricular activities and impressive academic résumés. Add learning how to socialize with peers, […]

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