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OUR THEME: Beyond Belief!  The Universe of God

Summer Camp 2018 will give campers the opportunity to ponder BIG questions about God.  What if God was bigger than you ever imagined? What if hope was real?  What if you could change the world? Campers and conferees will explore how God can be seen in God’s vast creation.  The power of community will be experienced by those attending and they will discuss how God’s endless love sets in motion so many amazing adventures and how God has new mysteries to explore.  Campers will have opportunities for Bible Study, prayer, worship, singing, community building, games, challenges and explore God’s creation in the outdoors and have fun, too. Campers will be ready to share their faith in their church and community at the end of their camp experience.

Please note there is a sibling discount and another opportunity for a discount.

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Friendship Circle
Camp Christian Schedule
Camp Kicklighter Schedule
How do I Register
Things to Bring
Directions & Emergency Nos.

Objectives and Opportunities
Support Camp OASIS

Mail

Send Mail to a Camper

Mail
"I Got Mail!!!!

The Outdoor Ministry Advisory Team (OMAT) has made this decision based on numerous factors, to not receive e-mail for campers.

Send U.S. Mail to your camper: campers got a kick out of “snail mail” each summer.

“Snail Mail” – It can be fun again! Many congregations have chosen in the past few years to send a care package with letters, notes, etc. to the campers from their church. The campers love getting mail of this kind. You will need to mail it several days earlier than the week camp begins. Individual letters may also be mailed   We ask that you not send snacks, candy or food.  Campers cannot have food or drinks(except water) in the cabins or in Woodland.

Camp Address is:

Camp Christian
Session: (for instance Jr. Camp I)
Campers Name
3735 Dennard Hardy Road
Gordon, GA 31031


Camp Reports

Camp Reports:

Each week during camp, we will have pictures daily so that you can learn all about what's going on at camp.
We use Google Photos to let you view and download the photos.  Just click on a photo to see it full screen or select the slide show option to watch them all in a show format.

Camp Christian Camper Dates (Directors/Counselors gather the day before.)

Camp Christian

  • June 4-8 Junior I

  • June 5-7 Oasis

  • June 11-16 CYF Conference

  • June 18-22 Chi Rho

  • June 25-29 Mid-High Conference

  • July 16-18 Chrysalis

  • July 16-20 Junior II

  • July 20-22 Genesis

Camp Kicklighter


Camp Christian

2018 Season

Fees increase according to deadlines.
Early Bird Registration postmarked by 4/2 is $10 less the below fee
First Deadline fee listed below
Second Deadline 4/17 – 5/7 please add $10 to Fee below
Final Deadline after 5/7, add $30 to fee listed below.  Registration after Final Deadline does not guarantee youth and adults a Camp T-shirt.

New this year – Sibling Discount – Applied to all but Early Bird Registration.
First Child – full fee listed above Additional Children- $10 off fee listed above

Date Event Grade
(Completed as of June 2018)
Registration
(**see note above)
Directors
June 4 - 8 Junior 1 3rd, 4th, or 5th $285 Christine Leclerc-Sherling
June 5 - 7 OASIS For qualifying 10th, 11th  and 12th graders $200 Terressa Anderson
Taylor Williams
June 11 - 16 CYF Conference 10th, 11th, or 12th $320 Amanda Baker
Joey Baker
June 18 - 22 Chi Rho 6th or 7th $285 Caroline Grant
Stephen Westbrook
June 25 - 29 Mid-High Conference 8th or 9th $285 Rev. Cheryl Cloar
Rev. Sheila Hunter
July 16 - 18 Chrysalis 1st or 2nd $195 Katie Gibson
Meredith Westbrook
July 16 - 20 Junior 2 3rd, 4th, or 5th $285 Libby Ballew
Rev. Jay White
July 20 - 22 Genesis Kindergarten,
accompanied by
an adult relative (over 21)
$250 Marilyn Parks
Pam Van Dusen


Kicklighter

2018 Season

Date Camp Grade
Complete
Director(s)
June 3-8 CYF 8th, 9th, 10th 11th, 12th TBD
June 10-15 Chi Rho Camp 5th, 6th, 7th TBD
June 17-22 Junior Camp 2nd, 3rd, 4th TBD

Visit the Camp Kicklighter Facebook page or contact your church office for registration information and more details.


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Directions and Emergency Numbers:

  • Maps and directions to Camp Christian
    Camp Christian Conference Center
    3735 Dennard Hardy Road
    Gordon 31031-9776
    478-628-2850
    (for emergency use only)
     
  • Maps and directions to Camp Kicklighter
    Camp Kicklighter
    912-832-4625

General Things to Bring and Other Information

A complete Packing List may be downloaded HERE.

The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Georgia does not publish a dress code.  We expect that everyone will dress appropriately for a Christian camping environment. One piece swim suits are recommended for modesty.
A Camp Medication Record will be mailed to you with the director’s letter welcoming you to camp. Please bring it to camp along with any prescriptions currently being taken.
All campers will receive one drink and one snack item each afternoon as well as one snack in the evening in addition to meals.
Each camper will receive a commemorative picture of the entire camp group,  1 (one) Summer Camp T-Shirt and a Camp Water Bottle.

How do I Register for Camp Christian:

  • Registration information will be sent to your Church Office and will be available on this web page in the spring.
  • Many congregations will hold Camp Registration Sunday. In order to register that day, all you need to bring is health insurance information, a parent, a camper, and your check. Remember to have your minister or youth sponsor sign your forms prior to mailing them to the regional office.
    Your congregation will collect the forms and send them to us for you.
  • Do not forget the April 17, 2018 registration deadline. Your congregation will set a deadline ahead of this date so that the forms can be collected.
  • Some congregations are able to offer assistance with the cost of camp. Scholarships are available from other sources based on need call the regional office for information.

Please email campoffice@gadisciples.org with your questions.  You may call the Regional Office for more information, 478-743-8649. (Open Monday – Wednesday only)

Forms in Adobe PDF NEW!!! - Online Applications
Genesis Camper Registration Form
(Kindergarten)

 
Chrysalis - Junior Camper Registration Form
(1st - 5th Grade)

 
Chi Rho - CYF Camper Registration Form
(6th - 12th Grade)

 
CIT Application

CIT Online Application
CIT OASIS Application

CIT OASIS Online Application
Adult Director or Counselor Application Adult Director or Counselor
Online Application

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The Objectives of our Camp and Conference Program

The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Georgia believes that camp and conference provide an opportunity for children, youth, and adults to step away from their day-to-day routines and focus more intensely on their relationship with God, to experience Christian community, and to practice living out their spiritual values in a supportive atmosphere.

Camp Recreation Opportunities

There are numerous recreation possibilities at Camp: volleyball, soccer, basketball, football, kickball, softball, non-competitive games, badminton, croquet, ping pong, paddle boating, canoeing, fishing, swimming, hiking, crafts, table games. No one gets bored with so many opportunities to make new friends and share in Christian community.

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