February 27 - March 3
Are you looking to add another tool to your camp and conference ministry toolbox? This event will be held at Crestfield Camp and Conference Center (45 minutes north of Pittsburgh) on February 27 - March 3, 2023. This gathering is intended for anyone who is responsible for the upkeep and repair of Christian camps and conference centers throughout the United States and Canada. Staff, volunteers, and board members are invited to attend. We hope you will join us for fellowship, learning, and renewal. You can learn more about this event by going to the program brochure.
Compass Points :: Personnel and Leadership
The quality of leadership at all levels relates directly to the growth and sustainability of the organization. Purposeful leadership promotes staff retention, an effective board of directors, and well served campers and guests. This certificate course will focus on the role of top leadership in the organization, how ones’ faith is played out through service and role modeling, and policies and procedures for staff, board, and volunteers. This class will be offered at Cross Roads Camp and Retreat Center in Port Murray, NJ. You can learn more about this course by going to the Compass Points website.
Compass Points :: Development
This certificate course will focus on best practices in Strategic Planning, using tools and techniques to assess where you are today and your future; The Master Plan, looking at design characteristics, the role of architects, planners, officials, and consultants; The Financial Development Plan, focusing on annual appeals, capital campaigns, consultants, development staff, and materials; Board and staff development, looking at roles and responsibilities in concert with the mission, vision, values and strategic plan. This class will be offered at Cross Roads Camp and Retreat Center in Port Murray, NJ. You can learn more about this course by going to the Compass Points website.
The Sustainable Pathways event will be held at Jumonville Christian Camp & Retreat Center (Hopwood, PA). The event on April 16-19 will focus on coaching. As experienced camp and retreat leaders, we are constantly called on to help people move past who they are today so they can become who they want to be tomorrow. Coach training is an excellent complement to the skills you have already developed as a outdoor ministry professional. You can learn more about this event (and register) by going to the program brochure.
PCCCA Annual Conference
We are pleased to announce that the 2023 PCCCA Annual Conference will be held at Ferncliff Camp and Conference Center (Little Rock, AR) on November 13-17. Please go ahead and put this date on your calendar. We look forward to seeing you at Ferncliff in November.