Color Codes: (click for camp calendar)
entering grades 6th-8th
Journey is a Jr. High discipleship camp that seeks to encourage students to respond to Jesus' invitation "Follow Me". Students are encouraged to take first steps or the next steps on this journey of faith so that the campers will:
ALL sessions except 1X1 & 3X1
Session 1X1 & 3X1
Entering Grade 6
This week is an opportunity for campers to experience living in community with others, with God, and in creation so that they begin to see and feel God's love every day within themselves, their friends, families, and their local churches.
Each site features unique aspects for campers. For instance, Camp Egan features creek walks, a Discovery Center and cookouts.
Trained, experienced leaders facilitate faith development in small groups, in worship, and through fun activities with others. Campers will return home knowing more about who they are as individuals, as members of a community, and in relation to God through Jesus Christ.
Please ensure your child(ren) are prepared for the retreat. Your camper(s) will need to bring the typical camp stuff like:
Do NOT bring:
Entering Grades 6, 7 and 8
JEM Camp (Junior High Effectiveness for Ministry) offers leadership training to junior high youth through active participation. The 2016 theme is built around "Leading Like a Shepherd" and Matthew 5:13-16. The youth will learn through active learning styles, workshops, and small group experiences, and will bring what they've learned back to their own youth groups and congregations.
During the online registration process you will be required to fill out a Ropes Course Form and the Recommendation Form. To attend, youth who come MUST be recommended by their pastor or youth worker.
DO NOT BRING WITH YOU
Entering Grades 7-8
Registration deadline is May 26, 2017 | No refunds after June 2, 2017
"Wilderness camp is a unique seven day, six night adventure in creating a Christian community while living outdoors. It is a challenging experience where campers develop relational skills: listening to others, expressing their own needs and ideas, caring for others, and making inclusive group decisions. Campers in this challenging enviroment will learn, about community building, camping skills, and how to care for creation. This year's theme is "Serve the Lord."
This camp is limited to those who will be in the 7th or 8th grade in the fall and registration is limited, so register early to get your spot.
Two locations: Canyon and Egan Camp
Entering Grades 6-8
This retreat is designed for you to 'kick off' or 'wrap up' your church's confirmation program; it is not designed to replace what you are already doing.
Topics for both retreats will include: Church History, Understanding worship and the sacraments, Doctrine and Polity, United Methodist beliefs.
Sponsored by the Oklahoma Conference Camping and Youth Ministries
Contact the district camp dean for more information. Registration for district camps is online this year.