Camps-at-a glance

2020 Camps/Retreats-at-a Glance

Music, Drama, & Worship Expressions
This is so much more than music camp! Come and explore your talents in instruments, drama, comedy, singing, and all the ways you can use them to worship. Whatever your creative specialty, there’s a place for you here. Dean: Kelly Kocher-Ross

June 14-19      Grades 4-12      $398

Starts: Sunday 3:00 pm; Ends: Friday 3:00 pm

Capture His Light Photography
This camp is an opportunity to see God’s light in the world through photography. Learn to take more creative photos as we travel to local destinations all week. Try photo challenges to practice light, ISOs, f stops, night photography, sunsets, and even light painting. A camera 8mp or higher preferred, although a good phone camera will work. Deans: Dave Poole & Melanie Weidner

June 21-26      Grades 6-12      $398

Starts: Sunday 3:00 pm; Ends: Friday 3:00 pm

Fun, Faith, & Friends
This camp has it all! Your camper can dive into sports, art, music, fishing, writing, archery, and outdoor exploration while growing in their faith. Age appropriate family groups make learning and growing a great experience for all. Dean: Amy Ogden

June 21-27      Grades 3-7      $418

Starts: Sunday 3:00 pm; Ends: Saturday 9:00 am

Double Scoop of Awesome Sauce I
June 21-23      Grades 1-3      $245
Starts: Sunday 3:00 pm; Ends: Tuesday 6:00 pm

Double Scoop of Awesome Sauce 2
June 24-27      Grades 1-3      $265
Starts: Wednesday 6:00 pm; Ends: Saturday 9:00 am

Two offerings, same great half-week experience for kids who are just getting acquainted with overnight camp. Campers will grow together as they discover the wonders of nature, the joy of new friendships, and have an opportunity to worship God and know God more fully. Deans: Desiree & Scot Bower

Spirit Adventure Camp
This week will challenge your camper with authentic, hands-on explorations of nature and God. Some of our adventures include exploring Creation, asking questions, hiking, crafting, serving others, swimming, singing, creek stomping, water and land Olympics, and campfires! Deans: Cassie McCachren & Christy Salliaris

July 5-10      Grades 1-6      $398

Starts: Sunday 3:00 pm; Ends: Friday 3:00 pm

Stuff They Don’t Teach You at School!
This week is known for crazy fun, sports, belly-flops, archery, mattress sliding, crafts, friends, and a secret mission known only as “Trojan Onion.” Through all the activities and upbeat, impactful worship, we focus on Christ and how God works in our daily lives. Deans: Kelsie Whitten & Jordan Shick

July 12-17      Grades 3-5      $398

Starts: Sunday 2:00 pm; Ends: Friday 4:00 pm

Stuff You Can Teach at School!
The middle school version of “Stuff They Don’t Teach” is HERE! Get ready for all the crazy fun and upbeat, impactful worship (and of course the infamous “Trojan Onion.”) We’ll also focus on how being a Jesus-follower is fun and rewarding as we equip campers to be Christ-filled leaders in their school and community. Deans: Carl Jackson & Kirsten Firestine

July 12-17      Grades 6-8      $398

Starts: Sunday 2:00 pm; Ends: Friday 4:00 pm

The Great Mini Camp Adventure
July 12-14      Grades 1-3      $245
Starts: Sunday 3:00 pm; Ends: Tuesday 4:00 pm

The Great Mini Camp Adventure (The Sequel)*
July 15-17      Grades 1-3      $245
Starts: Wednesday 6:00 pm; Ends: Friday 4:00 pm

These offerings are perfect experience for campers who are ready for camp but aren’t so sure about spending a whole week away from home. Experienced and excited counselors ensure that campers learn the great news of Jesus while having a blast! This mini camp runs parallel to a full week camp so older and younger siblings can attend the same week. Deans: Melanie Feldner & Brad Haubert

*Note: Campers who attend the first session may decide to extend their stay to a full week, but campers may also register for second half of the week independently.

Camp New Adventure
Campers prepare! This week has insane games of capture the flag, a creek stomp along the Appalachian Trail, loud and fun praise music, and many moments to enjoy the beauty of God’s creation. Are you ready to explore what it truly means to live and love like Jesus—and in the process, change the world? Deans: Andrea Smyser & Brad Leight

July 19-24      Grades 3-5      $398

Starts: Sunday 3:00 pm; Ends: Friday 3:00 pm

Christ’s Motley Crew
Teens come together for a week of exciting games, worship, and discussions on life with God. Play games and hang out at the Creekside Cafe. Swim at the pool. Take aim at archery. Get creative in the craft lodge. Grow in your faith, deepen friendships and have fun. Come and be yourself! Deans: Mike Fitzpatrick & Tina Czwalina

July 19-24      Grades 6-12      $398

Starts: Sunday 3:00 pm; Ends: Friday 3:00 pm

Arts Innovation
This week is the all-around art experience. We do everything so campers can find their unique creative passion. We’ll explore drawing, painting, sculpture, fabrics, photography and more. Art experience is not required, but an eagerness for FUN is! Deans: Dave Poole & Leigh Goas

July 26-31      Grades 2-6      $398

Starts: Sunday 3:00 pm; Ends: Friday 3:00 pm

Destination Impact — NEW
It’s the perfect combination of two incredible experiences! First, join a group of new friends for summer camp and then spend the second half of the week together at the Impact music festival! Individual campers will bond as a camp family at Camp Penn before traveling together to Impact at Greene Hills. Get ready for great music, roadtrip memories, and a deep dive into who God has called you to be. This week begins and ends at Camp Penn. Dean: Sara Richardson

July 27-August 2      Grades 6-12      $418

Starts: Monday 6:00 pm; Ends: Sunday 11:00 am

Fall Photography Retreat — NEW
Photographers of every skill level are welcome to experience this creativity-based weekend. Participants will have a chance to learn new techniques, capture photos in Michaux State Forest and the surrounding region, and to fellowship with other photographers while honing our craft. (Minors must be accompanied by parent) Deans: Neena Selfridge & Sam Richardson

September 25-27      Ages 14+      $130 - no early bird

Starts: Friday 6:00 pm; Ends: Sunday 11:00 am

Christmas At Camp Penn — NEW
All are welcome to this free, family-friendly night of carols and worship in the Camp Penn chapel. The candlelight service will be followed by fireside cookies and cocoa in the rec hall. Registration not required.

December 13      All Ages      FREE

Time: Sunday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm