We are inviting people with vision to partner with us in a unique,
God-given opportunity to be a part of the life-changing work God is doing through Oklahoma camping both today and in generations to come.
A lodge is to be built at both Egan and Cross Point Camp. A welcome/cafeteria center with meeting and dining capabilities is to be built at Canyon Camp.
Contact our office for more information on these projects.
click on subheads below for information on each topic
Schedule a camp speaker
The Camp and Retreat Ministries have speakers that are available to come to your church and share information about camps in a Sunday school, worship service, or with other groups
Here is a list of people to contact to schedule a speaker. Randy McGuire (405)530-2016; (800)231-4166, Ext. 2016; David Combs (405)542-6967;
Josh Pulver (918)456-6489; Ken Long (580)564-2505
Celebrate Camps Sunday
The Annual Conference recommends special days to be observed by the churches through publicity, services of worship, and offerings. (Many churches include these
offerings as part of the church budget.) Camps Sunday is one of these
Promote camping programs in your church. On the promotion ideas link above you will find some ideas that will help you celebrate this day.
Promotional Postcards for your Local Church to use
The following are PDF documents that can be customized for your local church camp promotion. Click on the
postcard (8 1/2 x 11 - 2 cards) you want to use and open the pdf. Go to
File on the window menu and select "save as" saving the document to your
computer. Then simply type your text in the supplied fields and print!
NOTE FOR FIREFOX USERS: Open the PDFs in Adobe Acrobat Reader and not
the Firefox reader. Otherwise it will not work correctly.
The Oklahoma Conference of the United Methodist Church is
committed to safe camp experiences for all our campers. As a
volunteer or member of one of our camps, you are being
called to undergo background screening to ensure that you,
too, are committed to creating safe communities of faith.
"Lighting the Way, Warming the Heart" campaign for camps that is
improving our camp sites and enhancing our camp programs.
We are moving forward, but we need your help to reach our final goal.
Every United Methodist in the Oklahoma Conference has the opportunity to be a part of this campaign.
You can become a "Ray of Light" by pledging $100 a year, or more, for three years. Youth groups, Sunday School classes, Individuals, and others are encouraged to take the challenge and help push us over the goal line.
We can do it if everyone helps.
Please consider being a "Ray of Light" for our camps and help us to "pass on God's love" to our future campers.