Outdoor Ministries

Relationships with camp boards, promotion of camping, naming of camp managers and camp leaders, recommending curriculum, and long-range planning and financial oversight of camping programs.

Team Members: Jan Hurst , McPherson (Chair); Lowell Dell, Holmesville; Susan Kendall, Topeka; Jon Tuttle, Prairie View.

Follow the links to the camps’ websites to find more information and registration materials for the 2015 summer camping season.

2015 Camp Season Schedule

Camp Colorado website

Camp Mt. Hermon website

Camp Mt. Hermon unveils new website

Camp Mt. Hermon unveils new website

Camp Mt. Hermon has a new website! www.campmthermon.net  Check it out to find camp dates and information, camper and staff forms, photos, and more!

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Save the date for summer camp

Dates are now available for the 2016 summer camp season at Camp Colorado and Camp Mt. Hermon. Go to the online district calendar and save the dates! Registration information is forthcoming later this winter.

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Camp Mt. Hermon Family Camp

Camp Mt. Hermon Family Camp is coming up and being planned for September 25-27. Download more information here: Brochure Registration Form (.doc or PDF) Return registration with payment by September 1, 2015 to Mary Beth Tuttle, 209 Miles Ave., Lewiston, NE 68380 or email information to marybethtuttle@yahoo.com.

Dates Correction: Colorado Family Camp

Dates Correction: Colorado Family Camp

Dates previously posted on the district calendar (August 21-23) for Camp Colorado Family Camp were incorrect. Please note the correct dates are August 8-9. Apologies for any inconvenience.

New survival camp

New “On the Edge” survival camp in August

This year the Outdoor Ministries Team (OMT) offers a new experience for campers: “On the Edge” Survival Camp. This session will be held August 2–7, 2015 at Camp Mt. Hermon and limited to 12 campers (half girls, half boys) who have completed grades 7 to 10. The limited spaces will fill up fast. Register now … read on

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Camp Colorado annual meeting

The Board of Directors of the Brethren Leadership Foundation, Inc. (dba Camp Colorado) announces its annual meeting to be held Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 7 PM Mountain Time at Camp Colorado, 238 N. County Highway 67, Sedalia, Colorado 80135. 

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Camp Mt. Hermon report

Dear Western Plains, I’m simply blown away by the turnout at this weekend’s camp opening and board/trustee meeting. It was a fantabulous time! Much was accomplished. Bear in mind, however, that there is still much to do in terms of getting ready for campers! Here are some highlights of the weekend:

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District camps workcamp weekends

The Summer Camp Season is almost here! Attend a workcamp weekend to help our District camps get ready!

Outdoor Ministries Connection meets in Texas

Outdoor Ministries Connection meets in Texas

On March 10–13, the Outdoor Ministries Connection met at Camp Capers, an Episcopalian center in Waring, Texas. Jan Gilbert Hurst, McPherson, Kan., represented the Outdoor Ministries Association of the Church of the Brethren at this meeting.

Register for summer camp!

Register for summer camp!

With the first camp session starting May 29, the summer camp season will be upon us before we know it! Register soon!