Upcoming Events

January 30 - February 3, 2017
Maintenance Connection

Event date:
12:00 am
Event End Date:
12:00 am
Capacity:
Unlimited
Registered:
0
Individual Price:
Free

Are you looking to add another tool to your camp and conference ministry toolbox? The Maintenance Connection is designed to do just that. This annual event will be held at Heartland Presbyterian Center (right outside of Kansas City, MO). This unique conference is intended for Camp Directors, Managers, Maintenance Staff, and all those who are responsible for the upkeep and repair of Christian camps and conference centers throughout North America. Our time together will feature opportunities for fellowship, worship, visits to other sites, and learning from professionals and each other.

You can learn more about this event (and register) by checking out the program brochure.

February 6-9, 2017
Environmental Education and Group Challenge Initiatives Intensive

Event date:
12:00 am
Event End Date:
12:00 am
Capacity:
Unlimited
Registered:
0
Individual Price:
Free

Environmental Educators, Adventure Staff, Program Staff, and anyone from your organization who could benefit from learning why it is a Biblical command to teach creation stewardship and build Christ-centered relationships through challenge initiatives. This PCCCA-endorsed event will be held at Camp Agape in Fuquay-Varina, NC (near Raleigh). There is an incredibly reduced fee for the first 25 people to register, so check out the program brochure and sign up today.

February 26 – March 1, 2017
Compass Points :: Articulating Our Mission, Role, and Value

Event date:
5:00 pm
Event End Date:
1:00 pm
Capacity:
Unlimited
Registered:
0
Individual Price:
Free

This class will focus on the importance of a camp and retreat center’s mission. Course content will include the development, implementation, and articulation of a mission statement. Learners will discover how this statement helps drive and shape all aspect of ministry at a camp and retreat center. This program will be held at Bethelwoods Camp and Conference Center, the Presbyterian site in York, SC. This course will be taught by Randy Youngquist-Thurow of Agape/Kure Beach Ministries (Fuquay-Varina, NC) and Cat Holbert of Lazy W Ranch (San Juan Capistrano, CA).

You can learn about this Compass Points program (and register) at www.compasspointsprogram.org.

March 1-4, 2017
Compass Points :: Personnel and Leadership

Event date:
5:00 pm
Event End Date:
1:00 pm
Capacity:
Unlimited
Registered:
0
Individual Price:
$75.00

The focus of this class is Christian leadership, which is key to effective camp and conference ministry. Participants will explore staffing models that achieve both programmatic and mission goals. An introduction into human resource issues and staff development will be covered.  This program will be held at Bethelwoods Camp and Conference Center, the Presbyterian site in York, SC. The faculty for this class is Bill Bourdon of Blowing Rock Conference Center (Blowing Rock, NC) and Susan Troutman who retired recently from NovusWay Ministries (Arden, NC).

You can learn about this Compass Points program (and register) at www.compasspointsprogram.org.

March 20-23, 2017
Kitchen Connection

Event date:
6:00 pm
Event End Date:
10:00 am
Capacity:
Unlimited
Registered:
0
Individual Price:
Free

All of our sites have Cooks and Food Service Directors, so now they have their own event on March 20-23 at Slumber Falls Camp and Retreat Center in New Braunfels, Texas (just outside of San Antonio). We invite them to register for Kitchen Connection and bring members of their kitchen staff. Our time together will include group discussions about kitchen logistics, menu planning, and product sourcing. This event is offered by the Outdoor Ministries Association of the United Church of Christ and is endorsed by PCCCA. To learn more about Kitchen Connection, please check out the program flyer.