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Over 8 Missouri Christian Summer Camps Listed Below with In-Depth Camp Info, including: Videos, Photos, Maps & Detailed Descriptions


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Winter Christian Camps, Programs, Workshops, & Classes in Missouri are Starting in February, 2018

Many of our Missouri Christian Camps offer Winter Christian Programs, Activities, Workshops & Classes starting in February, 2018.

Be sure to check the "Year-Round Programs and Other Camp Info" headings of each camp listing for specifics, or give any Christian Camp you're interested in a call to check on Winter dates, times and availability.

Winter 2018 Christian Camp Open Houses & Reunions

Many of our Christian Camps will be hosting Winter Reunions for their previous campers, and Winter Open Houses for interested new campers and families. Each camp is different, and some offer activities for the entire family.

Contact the camp(s) directly to see if there are any Camp Reunion or Open House Plans for February, 2018.

Best Missouri Winter Christian Day Camps Starting in February, 2018

Looking for a Great Missouri Christian Day Camp? Look at each camp's TYPE OF CAMP description. Many of our Best Missouri Day Christian Camps also list their exact hours, and if they offer before and after camp activities.

Best Missouri Year-Round
Christian Camps, Classes & Christian Programs

Many of our Best Missouri Summer Christian Camps also offer Year Round Christian Camp Programs, Classes, and Activities. You should contact the camps you are interested in to see if they offer Fall, Winter and/or Spring Christian Programs, too.

Best Missouri Winter Christian Camp Jobs

Searching for Missouri Christian Camp Jobs? Many of our Best Christian Camps are now listing their 2018 Winter Camp Jobs, too. Look for the heading "Summer Camp Jobs" in each camp listing. You can also check any camp's website for their "Work at Camp" or "Winter Employment Opportunities" pages.

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YMCA Camp Lakewood
Potosi, Missouri

Visit Our YMCA Camp Lakewood Website
888-FUN-YMCA
573-438-2154
314-241-9622

camplakewood[AT]gwrymca.org
13528 Highway AA
Potosi, Missouri 63664

Find the Best Christian Camp in Potosi, Missouri

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our YMCA Camp Lakewood Video

CAMPER AGES: 6-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Summer and Winter camps.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): YMCA

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: YMCA Camp Lakewood is an awesome overnight adventure for children! With 5,200 acres and 360-acre lake, kids get outdoors having fun, making friends and learning new skills. They participate in sports, equestrian, arts & crafts, caving, high adventure, water activities and more, and also learn about accomplishment, belonging and character.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Inclusion services are available. Please contact YMCA Camp Lakewood at 888-FUN-YMCA for more information. Many disabilities can be accommodated.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Cheerleading, Soccer, Golf, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Team Sports, Technology, Academics, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

Wilderness:
Ranger & Jr. Ranger Outdoor Programs

Academics:
Digital Journalism & Digital Animation

Sports
Caving; Canoeing & Kayaking; Archery & Riflery; Paintball

CAMP LOCATION: YMCA Camp Lakewood is located 90 minutes south of St. Louis on 5,200 wooded acres with a 360-acre lake, near Potosi, Missouri. YMCA Camp Lakewood is affiliated and in the same location as YMCA Trout Lodge (troutlodge.org)

CAMP FACILITIES: YMCA Camp Lakewood has a picturesque 360-acre lake, offices/conference room/dining hall, arts & crafts center, equestrian ranch, basketball & tennis courts, GaGa pit, pavilion, activities field (with climbing tower and zip line), archery and riflery ranges. Accommodations are bunk-bed style cabins with restrooms/showers/ac, and also non-a/c accommodations for older children with central shower/bath house.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: YMCA Camp Lakewood, in existence since 1946, is an ACA-accredited overnight summer camp who employs a staff of culturally-diverse young men and women from the world over. They undergo a rigorous training program upon arrival prior to the start of camp to be fully equipped to handle the emotional needs of children, as well as their physical safety. The YMCA's core values of Caring, Responsibility, Respect and are present in every aspect of camp life, as well as the ABC's of camping - accomplishment, belonging and character.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: YMCA Camp Lakewood has both an LIT and CIT leadership program. The LIT program is a 2-week session, and is focused on own leadership skills (this is not a counselor training program).

The CIT leadership program is a 3-week counselor training program, and all 17 year olds must apply and be accepted into the program (see Our Camp Website Link: www.ymcaoftheozarks.org.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Please go to Our Camp Website Link: www.camplakewood.org and click on Forms + Parent Information

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): During the Labor Day weekend, YMCA Camp Lakewood holds its annual Family Camp, designed to get Mom and Dad in on the amazing camp experience, and to spend time together as a family. They all participate in traditional camp activities and in the process re-connect with each other.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: From mid-August to late May, YMCA Camp Lakewood is also an outdoor education center for school, church, civic and many other groups, with teambuilding options also available (see Our Camp Website Link: www.ymcaoftheozarks.org)

OTHER CAMP INFO: YMCA Camp Lakewood holds an annual Winter Camp from December 27-30 each year. This 4 day/3-night camp is much like summer camp with a wintertime twist. Snow or no snow, kids enjoy both the year-round activities such as climbing tower and archery, as well as winter activities like a winter carnival, indoor sled races and much more. This is perfect for kids who have more time off for winter vacation than parents have off of work.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please go to Our Camp Website Link: www.camplakewood.org and click on session dates + fee for all of the summer camp session information.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Summer camp staff openings at YMCA Camp Lakewood are still available. Please contact Jill Engel at 888-FUN-YMCA ext. 121 as soon as possible for further information, as application and interview process will be starting soon.

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YMCA Camp Lakewood

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Missouri Christian Camps

Please note that our list of 2018 Missouri Christian Camps also includes information on Missouri Christian Camp Scholarships, Financial Aid, and other 'Campership' or Financial Assistance. Look within each camp's description for the CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE heading.


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Kanakuk Kamps
Branson, MO

Visit Our Kanakuk Kamps Website
(417) 266-3000
1353 Lake Shore Drive
Branson, MO 65616

Find the Best Christian Camp in Branson, Missouri

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Kanakuk Kamps Video

MOST RECENT UPDATE:
More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2018 camp info.

CAMPER AGES: 7 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Football, Baseball, Soccer, Golf, Swimming, Tennis, Sailing, Team Sports, Computers, Science, Technology, Academics, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Scuba, Aviation & MANY Others, Including KampOut!, An Exciting, Non-stop Day Camp Option.

CAMP LOCATION: Kanakuk Kamps is a collection of Christian summer camps located around Branson, Missouri.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Kanakuk Kamps has been offering the finest summer camp experience for boys and girls since 1926. Our excellent staff of hand-picked Christian athletes help your child develop solid character with a Christian focus as they hone the sports skills God gave them. Learn more on our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.kanakuk.com

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership program.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships are available through our partner churches. Please contact your Host for more information.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): for the whole family to experience the blessing of Kanakuk together. This resort quality summer camp, located in Branson, Missouri serves the whole family from newborns to grandparents. During a week at K-Kauai, your family will be ministered to and refreshed through activities, games, family event nights, parents nights, and more!

OTHER CAMP INFO: Kanakuk K-1 (ages 7-13)
1355 Lake Shore Drive
Branson, MO 65616
417-266-3510
Our Camp Website Link: kanakuk.com

Kanakuk K-2 (ages 13-18)
20 K-2 Drive
Lampe, MO 65681
417-266-3520
Our Camp Website Link: kanakuk.com

Kanakuk K-Kountry (ages 7-11)
967 Lake Shore Drive
Branson, MO 65616
417-266-3540
Our Camp Website Link: kanakuk.com

Kanakuk K-West (ages 12-14)
793 K-West Drive
Lampe, MO 65681
417-266-3530
Our Camp Website Link: kanakuk.com

Kanakuk K-Seven (ages 7-18)
118 K-7 Drive
Lampe, MO 65681
417-266-3570
Our Camp Website Link: kanakuk.com

Kanakuk Golf (ages 13-18)
20 K-2 Drive
Lampe, MO 65681
417-266-3000
Our Camp Website Link: kanakuk.com

Kanakuk K-Kauai Family Camp
833 Lake Shore Drive
Branson, MO 65616
417-266-3705
Our Camp Website Link: kanakuk.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please find information on camp fees and availability here: Our Camp Website Link: kanakuk.com

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Kanakuk Kamps

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Christian Camps in MO
Offer Day & Overnight Options

Some Missouri Christian Camps offer BOTH Day and Overnight Camp options. Be sure to check each camp's description under "TYPE OF CAMP" for complete information, and exact hours.

Some Missouri Christian Day Camps also offer Extended Camp Hours for Early Camper Drop-Off and Pick Up. If you need these services, you should contact the camp to confirm availability.


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Camp Barnabas at Table Rock Lake
Shell Knob, Missouri

Visit Our Camp Barnabas at Table Rock Lake Website
(417) 858-1127
info[AT]campbarnabas.org
1380 Eternity Lane
Shell Knob, Missouri 65747

Find the Best Christian Camp in Shell Knob, Missouri

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box 3200 Springfield, MO 65808

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp Barnabas at Table Rock Lake Video

CAMPER AGES: 7-45

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: At Camp Barnabas, we believe everyone was uniquely created by God with a purpose. We adapt all of our camp activities so our campers, no matter their diagnosis, can participate. Through the life-changing experiences at Camp Barnabas, they are shown their worth and that they can live a life of ability.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Camp Barnabas exists to provide people with special needs and chronic illnesses life-changing opportunities. We adapt all of the normal camp activities so that our campers can participate, no matter their diagnoses.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Canoeing, Fishing, Archery, Rifles, Laser Tag, Camping.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We offer acceptance and love to more than 1,500 campers with special needs and chronic diseases and their siblings. Through adaptive activities, people with physical, intellectual, and/or medical challenges become participants, not observers, in the world around them. They leave Camp Barnabas knowing they are uniquely created to live lives of ability. Over 2,500 volunteers come through our gates every summer to serve these special people. We also hire and train 150-200 of some of the best college students in the country every summer as staff to serve and encourage our campers and volunteers. The experiences that are gained at Camp Barnabas become more than a week at camp, they are life-changing.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We offer a position for our 2nd year and above campers to train in a volunteer position in various leadership positions at camp.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We provide a camper scholarship fund so that we never need to turn a camper away due to financial reasons.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: From August-May we offer a school for our college-aged campers called Barnabas Prep. Barnabas Prep is an independent living-learning experience that is designed to help young adults move closer to reaching their full potential and to guide each student toward a meaningful life of independence and spiritual growth.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
We offer 13 weeks of camp in two locations in Missouri. Each week is divided by age and diagnoses. Please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.campbarnabas.org for complete information.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We look for some of the best college-aged guys and girls across the country to work with our campers and volunteers for a summer. Apply at: Our Camp Website Link: www.campbarnabas.org.

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Camp Barnabas at Table Rock Lake

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Teen Christian Camps in Missouri

Missouri Christian Camps for Teens sometimes include more advanced or immersive activities, and can include Teen Christian Leadership Training, and daily Bible studies. Teen Christian Camps in MO are usually affiliated with church youth groups and offer age-appropriate special camp events designed for Christian teens.

Be sure to speak with each camp you are interested in, so you know exactly what to expect.


Heartland Camp
Parkville, Missouri

Visit Our Heartland Camp Website
program1[AT]heartlandcenter.org
16965 NW 45 Hwy
Parkville, Missouri 64152

Find the Best Christian Camp in Parkville, Missouri

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Heartland Camp Video

CAMPER AGES: Overnight camps are available for any camper who has completed 2nd-12th grade. Day camps are available for those who have completed K-6th.

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Heartland Camp is devoted to building relationships and impacting lives for Jesus Christ in the camp setting. Through caring college staff, engaging activities, and outdoor adventures. Campers grow closer to their God while learning relationship skills, growing in confidence, and developing independence. There is no better way to spend the summer!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Our Friendship Camp allows adults with developmental disabilities to enjoy all the fun of camp. This camp includes horse rides, swimming time, a dance party, and a talent show. This three night camp is August 2nd-5th.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Music/Band, Horses/Equestrian, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located just outside of Kansas City in Parkville, MO on 325 acres. Ready for creek walks, nature hikes, and amazing worships.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO:
Challenge Camp - Campers Get to challenge themselves on our high flying challenge course!

Edge Camp - Camp centered around creative large group challenges. If things like t-shirt cannon skee ball sound fun to you then this is your camp.

Amazing Race - This camp is just like the show. Campers will race through different challenges on site and across the Midwest.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships are available as needed, visit Our Camp Website Link: www.heartlandcamps.org for more information.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For information, dates, and prices of our overnight and day camp programs visit.

Please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.HeartlandCamps.org.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We have both year round and summer jobs available. For more information visit Our Camp Website Link: www.heartlandcamps.org.

Heartland also has a year long internship for camp ministry. For more information visit Our Camp Website Link: www.heartlandcamps.org.

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Heartland Camp

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Faith Adventures Camp
Pittsburg, Missouri

Visit Our Faith Adventures Camp Website
417-619-0687
faithadventurescamp[AT]gmail.com
Currently located at
Camp Hebron
Pittsburg, Missouri

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
c/o Shirley Belk
711 Hill Street
Nixa MO 65714

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Faith Adventures Camp Video

CAMPER AGES: Kindergarten through 12th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The purpose of Faith Adventures Camp is to provide a Christian environment for young people, which is affirming, accepting, forgiving, Biblically-based, and submersed in prayer. Faith Adventures Camp has something for all age groups. Our hope is that all who attend camp will grow in faith and understanding. Our greatest hope is that everyone's lives will be transformed by the Living Christ. "Come as you are...leave a changed person."

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Swimming, Team Sports, Adventure, and more. Bible Study.

CAMP LOCATION: Currently located at Camp Hebron on Lake Pomme de Terre, outside of Pittsburgh Missouri.

CAMP FACILITIES:

All camp facilities are air conditioned. Activities include swimming, sports, Bible study, food, fun and fellowship.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Partial scholarships are available.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:

Camp is held the last full week in July.
2016 camp runs 25-29 July.

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Faith Adventures Camp

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International Christian Camps in Missouri

Some of our Missouri Christian Camps accept International Campers from all around the world. Some camps could offer special Summer International Programs, scholarships, or other incentives to international campers.

International Campers and Parents: Be sure to contact each Missouri Christian Camp you are interested in to see if they accept campers from other Countries, if they hire any international staff, or if they offer any Special Summer Christian Programs for International Campers.


Bennett Spring Christian Church Camp
Lebanon, Missouri

Visit Our Bennett Spring Christian Church Camp Website
417-532-6011
1932 MO-64
Lebanon, Missouri 65536

Find the Best Christian Camp in Lebanon, Missouri

CAMPER AGES: 8 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: This Camp is the oldest continuous Christian Church Camp in the Springfield area and second oldest in the Ozarks. It is registered with the State of Missouri as a Not-For-Profit Public Benefit Corporation.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP FACILITIES: The Camp has a dining hall, tabernacle, director's cabin, cook's cabin, caretaker's house, roofed shelters for small groups, vesper point and sleeping cabins which can accommodate almost 60 boys and girls with modern restrooms and showers. The Camp has a basketball court, volleyball court and ball field, and is located close to the Niangua River for float trips.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: What is now known as the Bennett Spring Christian Church Camp met for the first time at Lindenlure in Christian County in 1936. This was the home of the Camp for three years. The next two years the Camp met at Camp Aurora in Dallas County.

In 1941 approximately 50 acres were purchased about one mile west of the Bennett Spring State Park on MO 64, about 18 miles Northeast of Buffalo, where the Camp has become permanently established.

Early leaders in the Camp include the following: J. H. Lynch, Orville Hodge, A. T. Mahanay, A. Z. Matthews, E. T. Sechler, A. B. Todd, Richard Pope and others..

This Camp is the oldest continuous Christian Church Camp in the Springfield area and second oldest in the Ozarks. It is registered with the State of Missouri as a Not-For-Profit Public Benefit Corporation.

The Camp is governed by a board of Trustees (15) from Christian Churches in Southwest Missouri and is funded by Churches and individuals who believe in its purposes.

Each year facilities are improved as money allows. For swimming campers are transported to the public pool in the Bennett Spring State Park.

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Bennett Spring Christian Church Camp

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Missouri Christian Camps Offer Scholarships & Financial Aid

Some Missouri Christian Camps offer Camperships, Scholarships, and other forms of full or partial financial assistance to deserving campers.

Be sure to check each camp's description under "CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE" for complete information, including exactly how to apply.


Camp Barnabas
Purdy, Missouri

Visit Our Camp Barnabas Website
(417)476-2565 
kylie[AT]campbarnabas.org
info[AT]campbarnabas.org
901 Teas Trail 2060
Purdy, Missouri 65734

Find the Best Christian Camp in Purdy, Missouri

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box 3200 Springfield, MO 65808

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp Barnabas Video

CAMPER AGES: 7-45

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: At Camp Barnabas, we believe everyone was uniquely created by God with a purpose. We adapt all of our camp activities so our campers, no matter their diagnosis, can participate. Through the life-changing experiences at Camp Barnabas, they are shown their worth and that they can live a life of ability.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Camp Barnabas exists to provide people with special needs and chronic illnesses life-changing opportunities. We adapt all of the normal camp activities so that our campers can participate, no matter their diagnoses.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Canoeing, Fishing, Archery, Rifles, Laser Tag, Camping

Camp Barnabas is a Top Christian Summer Camp located in Purdy Missouri offering many fun and educational Christian and other activities, including: Swimming, Team Sports, Adventure and more. Camp Barnabas is a top Christian Camp for ages: 7-45.
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CAMP LOCATION: We are located in beautiful southwest Missouri, about 50 miles west of Springfield, MO. We offer a second location just 40 miles west of Branson, MO right on gorgeous Table Rock Lake.

CAMP FACILITIES: Purdy, MO: We have 16 new cabins with wheelchair accessible showers, recreation/dining hall, outdoor basketball courts, newly remodeled volunteer living, new on-site medical facility with nurse and doctors quarters, media/game building, arts/crafts building, zero entry swimming pool with two water slides, beautiful creek for fishing and canoeing with wheelchair lift to dock, wheelchair accessible treehouse. Shell Knob, MO: Swimming pool with water rings, trapeze, diving boards and water basketball, slip n slide, outdoor basketball courts, sand volleyball, barn swing, boat dock on Table Rock Lake with boating, recreational/sports fields, dining hall, recreational hall, pristine lake for swimming, putt-putt golf course

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We offer acceptance and love to more than 1,500 campers with special needs and chronic diseases and their siblings. Through adaptive activities, people with physical, intellectual, and/or medical challenges become participants, not observers, in the world around them. They leave Camp Barnabas knowing they are uniquely created to live lives of ability. Over 2,500 volunteers come through our gates every summer to serve these special people. We also hire and train 150-200 of some of the best college students in the country every summer as staff to serve and encourage our campers and volunteers. The experiences that are gained at Camp Barnabas become more than a week at camp, they are life-changing.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We offer a position for our 2nd year and above campers to train in a volunteer position in various leadership positions at camp.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We provide a camper scholarship fund so that we never need to turn a camper away due to financial reasons.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: From August-May we offer a school for our college-aged campers called Barnabas Prep. Barnabas Prep is an independent living-learning experience that is designed to help young adults move closer to reaching their full potential and to guide each student toward a meaningful life of independence and spiritual growth.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
We offer 13 weeks of camp in two locations in Missouri. Each week is divided by age and diagnoses. Please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.campbarnabas.org for complete information.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We look for some of the best college-aged guys and girls across the country to work with our campers and volunteers for a summer. Apply at: Our Camp Website Link: www.campbarnabas.org.

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Camp Barnabas

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YMCA Camp Wakonda
Ash Grove, Missouri

Visit Our YMCA Camp Wakonda Website
417-830-2131
smaynard[AT]orymca.org
camper[AT]orymca.org
22237 Lawrence 2080
Ash Grove, Missouri 65604

Find the Best Christian Camp in Ash Grove, Missouri

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our YMCA Camp Wakonda Video

CAMPER AGES: 8-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: YMCA Camp Wakonda offers a traditional co-ed overnight experience focusing on building friendships, learning new skills and growing in self confidence & esteem for our campers. Mature college age counselors are the key to providing these transformational experiences for our campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Basketball, Football, Cheerleading, Soccer, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Adventure, and more. Archery
Riflery
High Ropes
Zipline
Mini~Farm
Stand Up Paddleboards
Fishing
Rugby
Outdoor Cooking

CAMP LOCATION: YMCA Camp Wakonda is located 30 minutes west of Springfield Missouri on 100 acres of pristine woodlands, fields, creeks and a lake. Please visit our website to learn more.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our Cabins are modern with electricity, air conditioning and comfortable bunk beds. We have a charming dining hall and recreation hall and modern bathroom facility with private shower and changing areas.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: With over 100 years of experience Camp Wakonda provides campers with the 'Best Week of Their Year'! Helping them grow in self confidence & esteem through positive leadership, progressive skill development and relationship building all done in a Christian culture.

Staff are college age and chosen for their maturity and Christian values. All are certified in First Aid & CPR and 75% are also lifeguards.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We offer a CIT program for campers going into 11th & 12th grades.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: YMCA Camp Wakonda offers both voluntary tiered pricing and Financial Assistance up to 90% based on need.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): YMCA Camp Wakonda offers a Family Camp Weekend each year in early September.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: YMCA Camp Wakonda has a robust Outdoor Education program.
Call 417-830-2131 for more information.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please refer to the Dates & Rates tab on our website.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Summer Camp Counselors must be out of High School for 1 year and love working with children.  No camping experience necessary.  To apply please visit the Summer Staff tab on our website.

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YMCA Camp Wakonda


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YMCA of the OZARKS
http://www.ymcaoftheozarks.org/
13528 State Hwy AA
Potosi, MO 63664
info[AT]ymcastlouis.org

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