Since 1950, it has been the mission of Mound Ridge to provide a traditional, faith-based summer camp experience for children and youth. Thousands of participants, not just from the Presbytery of Giddings-Lovejoy, have walked these hills and experienced the power of God in this natural setting. To compliment the changing world around us, Mound Ridge will shift our curriculum to blend the traditional, faith-based principles with important organic leadership nurturing. “With organic leadership, direction evolves or emerges through trial and error learning. Direction is discovered rather than decided…What’s not recognized is that leadership itself is organic…Learn more” These characteristics are what will help children and youth become not only leadership-ready but also nurtured in confidence as growing, Christian leaders for the world of tomorrow. While activity-focused camps are important to short-term success, well-rounded leadership skills will continue impacting children and youth through higher education and beyond
REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS JUNE 15TH!!!
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Partial Week Sessions
9-12 years of age
Campers will have the opportunity to learn about how and why Jesus spent much of his time outside. They will sleep, cook, read, and of course play along with so much more in the midst of God’s creations. Campers will get to soak in the beautiful natural world that God has created for us.
6-8 years of age
$240.00 *Discover Snorkeling
Come learn what Mound Ridge is all about: romping around in God’s creations and learning how to find God everywhere around us and inside of us.
Chef to Shed
7-10 years of age
Learn the essential basics of working in a kitchen and handling tools. Girls will make up one team and Boys will make up the other. They will have minimal contact with each other while competing against each other in a fun and safe environment. Amongst the fun of building and cooking, they will also learn how to build their spiritual faith on God’s rock and mix in His compassion/love.
For the campers that want to attend camp but not be around boys/girls/boys for everything.
Full Week Sessions
#Earth, Wind, Fire, and Water (New session for 2017)
11-13 years of age
Campers will get to learn from guest speakers about the four elements/power sources and then figure out how to apply that knowledge to their lives and relate it to their spiritual growth. They will get to connect to their environment through hands-on activities.
#Night Owl Seniors
14-16 years of age
Who doesn’t want to stay up late and-and get to sleep in? Come have fun playing games at night and learning how to be a beacon of light in a dark world.
“Playing today for a healthy tomorrow” – Additional Experiences are scattered throughout the different camp sessions= Archery, *Discover Snorkeling, #Discover Scuba, Zip-Line, Climbing Wall, Canoeing/Kayaking, Gaga ball, Tent Platform Camping and Tent Cot Camping on the Gravel Bar.
IF you are looking for a June Summer Camp session you may register for the Methodist June Summer Camp Program
held here at Mound Ridge. Here is the link to register for the United Methodist Conference for June Summer Camp.
http://www.nextgencamps.org/overnight-camps/infuse-core/ You may reach Scott at SBurdin@moumethodist.org
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The Mound Ridge Retreat and Mission Center Summer Camp Sessions are at the lowest price for what it actually costs to send children to camp.
The Mound Ridge Camp experience is a top quality program through which Christian Outdoor Experiential Learning and “Service Learning” is taught.
Serve to Learn and Learn to Serve
Helping Others….Happiness springs from doing good and helping others
Bully Free-Don’t let anyone feel left out be a good friend, Do the right thing
Just be Ready – service for progress, not perfection
Work Together – Alone we can do so little, together we can do much
Show Respect- Give it to get it!
Take Responsibility- You are always responsible for how you act, No matter how you feel
(service learning slogans credit to St. James elementary school)
Believing in the Mound Ridge experience and the life-long values Mound Ridge provides to each and every young camper, please consider these prices do not reflect the actual weekly cost of camp. Realizing that families have different abilities to pay, Mound Ridge offers a “Mission Giving” opportunity.
There is an opportunity to provide “additional support” on the drop down menu when paying for your campers camp session. Thank You, in advance for your mission giving. Gifts above the listed cost of camp are tax deductible. NOT SENDING a child or grandchild to camp but want to support a child to attend camp? You may go to the drop down menu and click on a camp session you want to support. (all donations are tax-deductible)
NEW SUMMER 2017
PayPal is being used as a courtesy to our families
we hope this makes paying easier. YES, you can still pay by check.