you’re a Pastor, DCE, Youth Leader, or Teacher, you
can bring a group of children/youth (minimum group of 5)
to a regular camp session. They will be combined with other
week-long campers and will participate in the regular camp
schedule during the week but will be given a specific time
to meet up with your youth each day to use that time as
you see fit. This is a great way to have your youth group
bond as a whole and see the ways God is changing their lives
throughout the week.
OF THE PIONEER GROUP LEADER(S):
You have the option of meeting with the young people in
your group for a designated one hour each evening period,
Monday through Thursday. If you choose to use this time,
the camp staff will not be involved with your youth during
this period. You may decide to lead a Bible study, take
a hike, play a game or use this time as you deem appropriate
to connect with your group.
you to take this week as an opportunity it engage with your
students during their daily activities; however, you are
also welcome to use this week for personal growth and renewal.
Click here to
read FAQ for Leaders.
FOR PIONEER GROUP LEADERS:
You and other Pioneer Group Leaders will stay in separate
quarters with private bathrooms and linen service. Please
bring your own towels for swimming and lakefront activities.
Each week one room will be reserved for male leaders, and
one for female leaders. Campers are not to be in the facility
used by Pioneer Leaders.
The youth you bring to Pioneer Camp are integrated into
regular cabin groups and supervised by college-aged counselors.
The groups consist of no more than ten young people of the
same gender and similar ages. Generally, no more than three
or four individuals from the same congregation are likely
to be placed in the same counselor group. Each group generally
participates in typical camp activities, such as swimming,
Bible study, canoeing, archery, challenge course, and campfire
The week concludes
on Friday with a lunch and closing program for the entire
camp. Parents, family members and friends are invited to
join you and your youth for lunch at a cost of $8.00 per
person. The closing program immediately follows lunch at
12:45 pm. Campers depart after the program. Click here
for FAQ for Parents of campers.
Pioneer reservations are done as a group through the group
leader. Individual summer camp registrations are not accepted
for the Pioneer Camp program.
To register your group, turn in the registration form with
the deposit or register by clicking here.
A church group
leader will initiate the registration process by reserving
spaces with a deposit. All registration information must
be at the camp a full two weeks before your camp session.
Upon receiving registration form and deposit, the group
leader will receive detailed instructions for completing
their groups registration. The camp will bill the church
for the final payment which is due two weeks before check-in.
Each Pioneer Camper receives a discount off of the regular
full rate of summer camp. Reservation rates for Pioneer
campers for 2019 are $445/person before May 1 and $500/person
after April 30.
There is no charge
for the first adult leader. If you have more than ten campers
and bring an additional adult leader, that person’s
discounted fee is reduced by ten percent for each camper
above the original ten campers who attend.