2018 Summer Camp Descriptions

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Elementary Camps
Middle School Camps
Senior High Camps
Intergenerational Camps

Elementary Camps

Mini Camp
(Three Days, Two Nights)
(Rising 2nd – 4th graders)
Our introductory camp designed to give rising 2nd – 4th graders a wonderful, first time, miniature camp experience, campers spend two nights in our air-conditioned, very cozy, home-like retreat cottages. Bible lessons, games, fun activities, swimming, crafts, and more help our newest Aldersgators feel right at home. With at least three leaders in the group, Mini Camp is the perfect beginning Aldersgate experience.

Mini Camp 1
Dates: June 11-13
Dean: TBA
Fee: $139/$179/$194
Lodging: Cottages

Mini Camp 2
Dates: June 14-16
Dean: TBA
Fee: $139/$179/$194
Lodging: Cottages

Elementary Cabin Camp
(Rising 3rd – 6th graders)
Spend the week at Aldersgate having fun while learning about God in this very special Christian community. Activities include things like daily Bible study, swimming, caving, craft hut, hiking, basketball, playing in the creek, environmental education, group games, campfires, cabin devotions, and more! Seven campers stay with one counselor in their own cabin during this traditional camp experience.

Elementary Cabin Camp 1
Dates: June 18-23
Dean: Sarah Flannery
Fee: $307/$377/$437
Lodging: Cabins

Elementary Cabin Camp 2
Dates: June 25-30
Dean: TBA
Fee: $307/$377/$437
Lodging: Cabins

Elementary Cottage Camp
(Rising 3rd – 6th graders)
Come enjoy our traditional camp experience while staying in the comfort of our air-conditioned cottages. Spend the week in our cozy, home-like cottages with private bathrooms. Enjoy great activities like daily Bible study, swimming, caving, craft hut, hiking, basketball, playing in the creek, environmental education, group games, campfires, group devotions, and more! Discover a special Christian community while experiencing God in these beautiful surroundings.

Elementary Cottage Camp 1
Dates: June 4-9
Dean: TBA
Fee: $327/$397/$457
Lodging: Cottages

Elementary Cottage Camp 2
Dates: July 9-14
Dean: Michael Coston
Fee: $327/$397/$457
Lodging: Cottages

Elementary Horse Camp
(Rising 5th & 6th graders)
During this extremely popular camp, spend the week learning about, grooming, and riding horses at camp. No equestrian experience necessary, simply an interest and openness to learning more. Campers are welcome to bring their own horse (with prior arrangement) or get to know one of ours. The week also includes many other fun, traditional camp activities such as swimming, crafts, campfire, and Bible study. Remember to bring a pair of long pants and tennis shoes or boots for riding and working with the horses.

Elementary Horse Camp 1
Dates: June 4-9
Dean: TBA
Fee: $362/$432/$492
Lodging: Cabins

Elementary Horse Camp 2
Dates: June 25-30
Dean: Amy Whalen
Fee: $362/$432/$492
Lodging: Cabins

Elementary Imagineer Camp
(Rising 3rd – 6th graders)
Do you like to build things? Do like to use your imagination? Then this camp is for you! Imagineer campers focus on using their imaginations while they create and design fun and exciting projects throughout the week here at camp. Campers participate in traditional camp activities while designing and building throughout the week. Come experience God as Creator in a whole new way at camp!
Dates: July 2-7
Dean: Rebekah Franklin
Fee: $337/$407/$467
Lodging: Cottages

Elementary Wacky Water World Camp – New in 2018
(Rising 3rd – 6th graders)
Escape the summer heat and join us for a week of all things water – at the pool, at creek, at the water hose. Make a splash at camp by participating in fun traditional camp activities like daily Bible study, caving, craft hut, hiking, basketball, group games, campfires – but with wacky, watery twists! Campers spend the week exploring, playing, and learning how water plays a part in our lives and in our faith.
Dates: June 11-16
Dean: Laura Torres
Fee: $317/$387/$447
Lodging: Cabin

Middle School Camps

Middle School Breakout
(Rising 6th – 8th graders)
Get ready to break out of the norm with this adventure camp at Aldersgate. Breakout campers will have the chance to participate in activities like horseback riding, caving, zipline, and day hiking in the Red River Gorge. Breakout campers will have the chance to breakout into Bible study groups that dig deeper into our faith and experience the adventure of connecting with and following God. 
Dates: July 2-7
Dean: James Chapman
Fee: $307/$377/$437
Lodging: Outpost

Middle School Cabin Camp
(Rising 6th – 8th graders)
Our popular, original camp for Middle School campers continues to offer the whole spectrum of camp activities in classic Aldersgate style. Housed in our traditional cabins, the experience includes activities such as our zipline, daily Bible study, low ropes adventure course, swimming, caving, craft hut, hiking, basketball, playing in the creek, environmental education, group games, campfires, cabin devotions, and more. Don’t miss your chance to join the tradition!

Middle School Cabin Camp 1
Dates: June 4-9
Dean: John & Laura Gallaher
Fee: $307/$377/$437
Lodging: Cabins

Middle School Cabin Camp 2
Dates: June 18-23
Dean: TBA
Fee: $307/$377/$437
Lodging: Cabins

Middle School Cottage Camp
(Rising 6th – 8th graders)
Come enjoy our traditional camp experience while staying in the comfort of our air-conditioned cottages. Spend the week in our cozy, home-like cottages with private bathrooms. Enjoy great activities like our zipline, daily Bible study, swimming, caving, craft hut, hiking, basketball, playing in the creek, environmental education, group games, campfires, group devotions, and more! Discover a special Christian community while experiencing God in these beautiful surroundings.
Dates: June 25-30
Dean: Robert Amundsen
Fee: $327/$397/$457
Lodging: Cottages

Middle School MADD Camp
(Rising 6th – 8th graders)
Music, Art, Drama, & Dance (MADD) Camp offers campers a unique community for expressing their faith through the creative arts. MADD Camp is fun, inspirational, challenging, and creative. Spend the week exploring activities such as choral and instrumental music, art, drama, dance, video production, digital photography, American Sign Language, creative writing, campfires, daily Bible study, worship, and more!  Housed in our air-conditioned cottages, don’t miss a minute of MADD.
Dates: June 18-23
Dean: Mary Lou Stephens
Fee: $327/$397/$457
Lodging: Cottages

Middle School Princess Camp
(Rising 6th – 8th graders)
Our famous and extremely popular Princess Camp offers truly a unique camp for young women. Specifically designed for junior high girls, spend the week exploring what it means to become and what it takes to be a woman of God. Through Bible study, skits, discussion, crafts, fun activities, and more, campers learn how to thrive as women of God in today’s culture and how to chase after God above all else. A camp for girls only, campers have a chance to talk openly with each other, their dean, and the counselors about their own lives and experiences. Experience being a princess of God!
Dates: July 2-7
Dean: Leigh Ann Maynard
Fee: $327/$397/$457
Lodging: Cottages

Middle School Sports Camp
(Rising 6th – 8th graders)
Spend the week learning rules and techniques for several sports, including soccer, basketball, softball, volleyball, golf, and more. After an enjoyable day of playing hard, campers worship around the campfire before returning to our traditional cabins for the night. Discover how sports can relate to our Christian faith. Campers have the opportunity to finish the week with a golf outing to Gibson Bay golf course for the annual Sports Camp Golf Tournament. Camper fee includes green fees and practice balls. Campers are encouraged to bring their own clubs if they have them. The week also includes many other fun, traditional camp activities such as swimming and Bible study.
Dates: July 9-14
Dean: Michael & Brittany Sweeney
Fee: $337/$407/$467
Lodging: Cabins

Sr. High Camps

Sr. High Cabin Camp
(Rising 9th graders – college freshmen)
A long-time favorite of Sr. High Campers, enjoy powerful worship, exciting activities, and lasting friendships. Join us for an unforgettable week of the best camp has to offer with activities like caving, high ropes, the zipline, swimming, campfire, Bible study, and so much more! Housed in our traditional cabins, come make new friends and reunite with old ones during this fun and transforming week!
Dates: June 4-9
Dean: TBA
Fee: $307/$377/$437
Lodging: Cabins

Sr. High Cottage Camp
(Rising 9th graders – college freshmen)
Come enjoy our traditional camp experience while staying in the comfort of our air-conditioned cottages. Spend the week in our cozy, home-like cottages with private bathrooms. Enjoy great activities like the zipline, daily Bible study, swimming, caving, high and low ropes, hiking, sports, playing in the creek, campfires, group devotions, and more! Discover a special Christian community while experiencing God in these beautiful surroundings.
Dates: June 25-30
Dean: Nathan Stover
Fee: $327/$397/$457
Lodging: Cottages

Sr. High Horse Camp
(Rising 9th graders – college freshmen)
During this extremely popular camp, spend the week learning about, grooming, and riding the horses at camp. No equestrian experience necessary, simply an interest and openness to learning more. Sr. High Horse Camp offers you a chance to really sharpen your riding skills more than our other horse camps. Campers are welcome to bring their own horse (with prior arrangement) or get to know one of ours. The week also includes many other fun, traditional camp activities such as our zipline, swimming, crafts, campfire, and Bible study. Remember to bring a pair of long pants and tennis shoes or boots for riding and working with the horses.
Dates: June 18-23
Dean: TBA
Fee: $362/$432/$492
Lodging: Cottages

Sr. High MADD Camp
(Rising 9th graders – college freshmen)
Music, Art, & Drama (MAD) Camp offers campers a unique community for expressing their faith through the creative arts. Throughout the week hone your artistic skills, develop new ones, forge friendships, utilize your gifts and talents, worship deeply, and experience God in a powerful way. Housed in our air-conditioned cottages, the week also includes many other fun, traditional camp activities such as the zipline, swimming, crafts, campfire, and Bible study.
Dates: June 18-23
Dean: Mary Lou Stephens
Fee: $327/$397/$457
Lodging: Cottages

Sr. High Mission Base Camp
(Rising 9th graders – college freshmen)
Looking for a way to make a difference? Join us for a week of service, helping others, and giving back to the community. Spend the day volunteering at one of several mission sites or ministry locations near camp. Projects may include activities such as light construction, senior visitation, assisting the local food back, helping local outreach ministries, and more. After a fulfilling day of helping others, join us at camp for a chance to reflect, worship, and enjoy traditional camp activities like Bible study, swimming, campfire, and more. Help be the spark that changes lives in the local community.
Dates: July 9-14
Dean: Michael Fernand
Fee: $327/$397/$457
Lodging: Cottages

Xtreme Adventure Camp
(Rising 9th graders – college freshmen)
Ready for a challenge both physically and spiritually? Join us for an intense week of high adventure activities like rock climbing, rappelling, spelunking, hiking, canoeing, camping, high ropes, and Ziplining during a week filled with tough faith questions, relationship building, team work, and worship experiences. Enjoy an outdoor adventure while developing a better appreciation and enjoyment of God’s creation. The week includes an overnight camping trip at Natural Bridge State Park, so bring a tent if you have one.  Don’t miss this Xtreme Adventure!

Xtreme Adventure Camp 1
Dates: June 11-16
Dean: Teddy Poore
Fee: $327/$397/$457
Lodging: Outpost Camp

Xtreme Adventure Camp 2
Dates: June 25-30
Dean: Michael Deaton
Fee: $327/$397/$457
Lodging: Outpost Camp

Leisure Ministries
(Rising 9th graders – college freshmen)
Are you ready to experience camp and Christ in a powerful and unique way? Experience activities like rock climbing, caving, video production, local missions, line dancing, drama, special effects, moving worship, high ropes, low ropes, rappelling, or canoeing. Watch the Bible come to life before your eyes, and learn how to make Scripture real in your daily life. Leave filled with the joy of Christ and ready to serve Him in back home. Experience the camp and the Bible like never before at LM!
Dates: July 2-7
Dean: Mark Walz & Jeremy Arnold
Fee: $307/$377/$437
Lodging: Cabins

Intergenerational Camps

Family Camp – Returning in 2018!
(Three Days, Two Nights)
(Parents & children age 5-12)
Not sure about sending your kids off to camp yet? Why not come with them for three days and two nights? Housed in one of our air-conditioned, home-like retreat cottages with private bathrooms, Family Camp offers a great opportunity to have a half-week camp experience as a family. Parents and children enjoy together many of the wonderful activities of camp such as swimming, Bible study, hayride, hiking, crafts, and more. Space is limited to one family (5 people) per bedroom, so register early! Each person attending (children and adults) needs to fill out a registration form. Sign up and start build some great memories together as a family at camp!

Family Camp 1
Dates: June 18-20
Dean: TBA
Fee: $139/$179/$194 per person
Lodging: Cottages

Family Camp 2
Dates: June 21-23
Dean: TBA
Fee: $139/$179/$194 per person
Lodging: Cottages

Grand Camp
(Three Days, Two Nights)
(Grandparents & grandchildren ages 5-12)
Grandparents and grandchildren join us for one of our most popular camps – no parents allowed! Grandparent(s) and grandchildren participate together in fun, traditional camp activities such as swimming, crafts, a hayride, campfire and more. Spend three days, two nights housed in our comfortable, homey, air-conditioned cottages. Space is limited to one family per bedroom, so register early! Each person attending (children and adults) needs to fill out a registration form.

Grand Camp 1
Dates: June 4-6
Dean: Don & Lisa May
Fee: $139/$179/$194 per person
Lodging: Cottages

Grand Camp 2
Dates: June 7-9
Dean: Don & Lisa May
Fee: $139/$179/$194 per person
Lodging: Cottages

Grand Camp 3
Dates: June 11-13
Dean: Whitney & Zane Morrison
Fee: $139/$179/$194 per person
Lodging: Cottages

Grand Camp 4
Dates: June 14-16
Dean: Whitney & Zane Morrison
Fee: $139/$179/$194 per person
Lodging: Cottage

Grand Camp 5
Dates: July 2-4
Dean: Amy Chapman
Fee: $139/$179/$194 per person
Lodging: Cottages

Grand Camp 6
Dates: July 5-7
Dean: Amy Chapman
Fee: $139/$179/$194 per person
Lodging: Cottages

Grand Camp 7
Dates: July 9-11
Dean: Paul & Sandy Shafer
Fee: $139/$179/$194 per person
Lodging: Cottages

Grand Camp 8
Dates: July 12-14
Dean: Paul & Sandy Shafer
Fee: $139/$179/$194 per person
Lodging: Cottages