Be Empowered at Summer Camp!
Registration is open for our 2019 Summer Camp programs!
Join us this summer as we explore “Peace Works: Empowering the Next Generation of Peacemakers”. For over 55 years Aldersgate Camp & Retreat Center has been delighting campers with exciting and adventurous activities. Whether its spending a week with the horses, exploring the adventure course, playing in the creek, going on a hayride, or spending time with friends by the pool, Aldersgate offers something for everyone! Be sure to check out our full schedule of camps for this summer!
New in 2019
Elementary & Middle School Nigh Owl Camps
Summer’s the time to sleep in right? Well now you can at Night Owl Camp! Campers will rise late in the morning, but stay up past the normal curfew times at camp participating in activities like flashlight tag, night hikes, star gazing, campfires, glow in the dark capture the flag, and other fun activities designed specifically for after the sun has set and the lightening bugs are out! The week also includes many other fun, traditional camp activities such as swimming, crafts, and Bible study. Come find out what happens at camp once you normally go to bed!
For more information about all our camps, please click the links below:
Additional Registration Information
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Aldersgate Camp accepts everyone regardless of race, color, creed, sex, handicap, or national origin. All campers are expected to be ambulatory and able to feed, clothe, and bathe themselves. Facilities are rustic, and the terrain and program are rugged.
Registration is available online Click Here
Complete your registration form and send it to:
Aldersgate Camp & Retreat Center
125 Aldersgate Camp Rd.
Ravenna, KY 40472
Incomplete forms and forms without a $60 nonrefundable deposit will be returned, and the camper will not be registered for their camp. Both camper and parent signatures are required for campers 10 years of age (at the time of registration) and older.
Any camp fee balance for which campers are responsible must be paid in full 2 weeks before the beginning of the camp.
For your convenience, Visa & MasterCard can be used to pay summer camp fees.
Upon receipt of a complete registration form and entire camper fee balance for which campers are responsible, campers will be sent a confirmation by mail or email. If you are placed on a waiting list, you will receive a waiting list confirmation card or email. Registrations will not be confirmed until the entire fee is paid.
Many churches offer scholarships for part of or all the camper fees. Contact your local church for more information.
Scholarships are available from Aldersgate Camp upon request and eligibility. Please call (606) 723-5078 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
If for any reason a camper is unable to attend, please notify Aldersgate at (606) 723-5078 immediately so that his or her spot can be filled. A full refund (minus a $60 processing fee) will be made providing another camper can be substituted. “No shows” will not be refunded and will be expected to pay the fee in full (including the church’s portion.)
Cabinmate preference will be considered but is not guaranteed.
Housing for each camp program may change without notice due to unforeseen circumstances.
Primary coverage is the camper’s family insurance in case of accident or illness at camp. Limited secondary insurance is provided. Campers’ personal property is not insured.
Canteen cards are now covered for each camper in the cost of the camp fee.
Camp t-shirts & water bottles cost $10 or $15 and may be purchased at registration or on the last day of camp.
This summer’s t-shirt can be pre-ordered during online registration for $15. Payment for pre-ordered shirts is due with final payment of camper fee.
Aldersgate is located in the Eastern Time Zone.
Please remember to eat lunch before you arrive. Campers’ first meal is dinner.
Full Week: Monday at Chapel: 1-2 p.m. (No early arrivals please.)
Half Week: Monday or Thursday at Chapel/Cottages: 1-2 p.m. (No early arrivals please.)
Anyone, including parents, picking up campers must be written on the pre-approved pickup list and bring photo identification.
Full Week: Saturday at Large Pavilion/Small Pavilion/Cottages/ Megazebo: 11 a.m.
Half Week: Wednesday or Saturday at Cottages: 11 a.m.
Early Pick Up: Please provide a written statement of when the camper will be picked up. Please meet your camper at the office to sign him/her out of camp.
What to Bring
Please label all personal items:
[ ] Bible
[ ] Pillow
[ ] Sleeping bag or sheets and blanket
[ ] Towels
[ ] Washcloth
[ ] Soap
[ ] Shampoo
[ ] Flashlight
[ ] Bug repellent
[ ] Raincoat
[ ] Refillable water bottle
[ ] Camp clothes
[ ] Long pants
[ ] Extra pair of shoes
[ ] Swimsuit: Boys: Swim trunks only; No Speedos. Girls: Tankinis or one piece suits only; No bikinis.
[ ] Camera
[ ] Sports Gear
[ ] Favorite Instrument
What not to Bring:
Please do not bring the following:
Tobacco or tobacco products
Cell phones brought by campers will be secured in the office until the end of the week.
Please limit snacks (Snacks are provided). Do not bring snack drinks of any kind.
Lost and/or Damaged Items
Aldersgate is not responsible for lost or damaged items not belonging to the camp. Campers are responsible for any damage they cause to camp property above normal wear and tear.
Campers may not use the telephone except to return emergency calls from immediate family. Please refrain from calling campers; however, please feel free to call the camp office if needed. Cell phones brought by campers will be secured in the office until the end of the week.
Campers love to receive mail. Mail can be dropped off during check-in or mailed to the camp office. We have “mail call” at lunch Tuesday-Friday. We do our best to deliver mail as we receive it; however, due to our rural location, we cannot guarantee when mail will arrive. To ensure mail is delivered on a certain day, please note delivery day and drop it off during check-in.
Please print camper’s name and specific camp title on all mail (i.e. Phillip Wilson – Senior High Cabin).
The camp mailing address is:
(Insert Camper Name & Camp Here)
125 Aldersgate Camp Rd.
Ravenna, KY 40472
Campers may receive email for a fee of $1 per message at email@example.com. Please include the camper’s name and specific camp in the subject line of the e-mail. The $1 fee per email should be paid at registration. E-mail received after 11:00 a.m. will be delivered the next day. Campers are not allowed to send email from camp.