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ADVENTURE CAMP

  • Session 1: June 14-20 (runs in conjunction with Women’s Week (Women Only))

  • Session 3A: June 28-July 4 (runs in conjunction with LIT Camp and Culinary Camp)

  • Session 5: July 12-18

  • Grades 2-9 completed

  • Information about rates and deadlines can be found here. Please note there is $75 nonrefundable deposit.

This is our classic summer camp program. Participate in a variety of adventure activities that build friendships and encourage personal and spiritual growth.  Program options include: archery, canoeing, arts and crafts, games, hiking, swimming, tackling the ropes course, Christian formation programming, and more. Campers also participate in an outdoor overnight that includes sleeping under the stars, learning outdoor skills, and cooking over a fire.

Registration opens October 21, 2019.


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READY, SET, CAMP!

This shorter, four-day session is for campers who need to get acquainted with Waycross or who are new to camping away from home. Make arts and crafts, learn how to shoot archery, swim in the pool, take a creek hike, or play field games with new friends. Become familiar with camp schedule and activities while experiencing Waycross traditions for the first time. This session also runs concurrently with Waycross’ Women’s Week.

Registration opens October 21, 2019.


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LEADERS-IN-TRAINING (LIT)

  • Session 3B: June 28-July 4 (Runs in conjunction with Session 3A Adventure Camp)

  • Grades 9-12 completed

  • Information about rates and deadlines can be found here. Please note there is $75 nonrefundable deposit.

This program is designed to help older campers transition from being campers to serving as leaders in the camp community. Learn about servant leadership and build communication and relational ministry skills. LITs participate in a variety of activities that include camp “classics” (swimming, arts and crafts, and tackling the ropes course, among others), teambuilding, skills inventories, shadowing camp staff, overnight campouts, and more.

Registration opens October 21, 2019.


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CULINARY CAMP

  • Session 3C: June 28-July 4 (Runs in conjunction with Session 3A Adventure Camp and LIT)

  • Grades 7-10 completed

  • Information about rates and deadlines can be found here. Please note there is $75 nonrefundable deposit.

NEW IN 2020! Do you dream of being a chef, or learning how to work in a kitchen? During this session, campers will learn the basics of cooking from Waycross kitchen staff! The program will include participation in some Adventure Camp activities, but campers will also have time to learn cooking basics: kitchen safety, how to use equipment, and basic cooking techniques. Campers will also participate in specialty cooking activities, including: baking, decorating, outdoor cooking, preparing special meals, and other special surprises!

Registration opens October 21, 2019.


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CANOE CAMP

  • Session 4: July 5-10

  • Grades 7-10 completed

  • Information about rates and deadlines can be found here. Please note there is $75 nonrefundable deposit.

Explore the wonders of God’s creation while canoeing on one of Indiana’s lakes, rivers, or creeks! Campers begin their session at Waycross, where they learn primitive camping and paddling skills. Then, campers venture off-site to camp out and canoe in the Indiana outdoors. Trip locations and activities vary from year to year, based on weather conditions and water levels. Past trips have included canoeing, kayaking, tubing, and other waterfront activities.

Registration opens October 21, 2019.