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Bethelwoods

Summer 2014 Program Catalogue

Living with Creation, Sharing our Faith, Serving Christ


Bethelwoods Camp offers a Christ-centered camping experience for kids of all ages. Staff

is trained to help campers understand God’s message of love and grace and to provide positive Christian role models. All children and youth are encouraged to participate in Bethelwoods summer programs. If you have any questions about special situations, please call Jacquie Scoates 803-366-3722. At Bethelwoods we have three priorities. These are: keeping all children safe, teaching all about Christ and having fun in all we do. In order to accomplish this, all staff go though two weeks of intensive training on all aspects of our camp programs. All staff are background checked and all counseling

Worship is a fun and creative experience. Each day campers participate in morning watch, bible study, and evening worship with lively songs, skits and messages presented by some of the best worship leaders the Carolinas have to offer.

Communication with campers is encouraged in the form of e-mails, letters and faxes from parents. Campers can send news home via stamped mail or by purchasing e-mail/fax sheets from the camp store. Phone use is restricted to emergency use only and campers are asked to not bring cell phones.

Camp Store is available in the afternoon for extra snacks and merchandise. Camp Store money

can be deposited into an account at check-in or with your online account. Any leftover money will be given back to campers at the closing program.

Health Care is an important part of camp life. A health care manager or nurse is on staff.

Insurance coverage is the responsibility of the camper’s family. While not required, we do recommend a health exam by a professional prior to coming to camp.

Charleston Transportation service is available

from Summerville and Orangeburg on some weeks as noted on the summer camp schedule page by the bus icon.

Scholarships are available on a need basis. Contact camp for more information. Activities at camp include: swimming, canoeing, high ropes, archery, volleyball, basketball, bouldering wall, games, arts and crafts, gaga ball, singing, skits, Bible study, and creative worship experiences.

Registration for camp is available online at www.bethelwoods.org or by mailing in the attached registration form. A $50.00 non-refundable deposit is required. After you register for camp, please download the Camper Handbook on our website to help you prepare for camp.


SUMMER CAMP SCHEDULE 2014 Session Dates

Camp Programs

Grades completed

Day Camp Explorer sessions 1&2 Junior Camp Junior High Cabin Camp Woodwise CIT ( 3 week session)

grades k5-5 grades 1-3 grades 3-5 grades 6-8 grades 4-6 grades 10-12

$180.00 $165.00 $355.00 $355.00 $355.00 $365.00

June 22-28

Discovery Day Camp Day Camp Tenderfoot Junior Camp Night Owl LIT (2 week session)

grades k5-1 grades k5-5 grades 2-3 grades 3-5 grades 6-12 grades 8-12

$145.00 $180.00 $325.00 $355.00 $370.00 $355.00

June 29-July 5

Day Camp Explorer sessions 3&4 Junior Camp Junior High Cabin Camp Cooking Adventure

grades k5-5 grades 1-3 grades 3-5 grades 6-8 grades 4-8

$180.00 $165.00 $355.00 $355.00 $360.00

Discovery Day Camp Day Camp Junior MADD Junior Camp Jr./Sr. High MADD Team Sports CIT (3 week Session)

grades k5-1 grades k5-5 grades 3-5 grades 3-5 grades 6-12 grades 6-8 grades 10-12

$140.00 $180.00 $360.00 $355.00 $360.00 $365.00 $365.00

Day Camp Explorer sessions 5&6 Junior Camp Junior Adventure Night Owl Team Sports Camp LIT (2 week Session)

grades k5-5 grades 1-3 grades 3-5 grades 4-6 grades 6-12 grades 6-8 grades 8-12

$180.00 $165.00 $355.00 $345.00 $370.00 $355.00 $355.00

Discovery Day Camp Day Camp Tenderfoot Junior Camp Junior High Cabin Camp Rock, Hike & Raft

grades k5-1 grades k5-5 grades 2-3 grades 3-5 grades 6-8 grades 8-12

$140.00 $180.00 $325.00 $355.00 $355.00 $365.00

Day Camp Junior Camp Jr. High Cabin Camp River Walkers

grades k5-5 grades 3-5 grades 6-8 grades 6-8

$180.00 $355.00 $355.00 $365.00

June 15-21

July 6-12

July 13-19

July 20-26

July 27-Aug. 2

Price/Week

Week long resident camps start Sunday at 4:00pm and end with a closing program Saturday at 10:30am. Check out the color key to see which camps you may be eligible for this summer! - grades k5-3

- grades 3-5

- grades 6-8

-Charleston Transportation

- grades 9-12


Day Camp

K5-5th Grade

$180.00

Discovery Day Camp

K5-1st Grade

$140.00

Explorer Camp

1st-3rd Grade

$165.00

Tenderfoot

2nd-3rd Grade

$325.00

Junior Camp

3rd-5th Grade

$355.00

Junior MADD

3rd-5th Grade

$360.00

Junior Adventure

3th-5th Grade

$345.00

Woodwise

4th-6th Grade

$355.00

Day Camper sessions are Monday through Friday. Days are filled with swimming, canoeing, games, arts and crafts, music worship and more. Breakfast, lunch and snacks are included in this low price. Drop off time is 7:30-8:15 a.m. and pick up is 5:00-5:30 p.m. Discounts may be available for multiple weeks. This program is offered every week camp is in session.

This program is much the same as the traditional Day Camp except camper pick up is at 2:00 pm.

This camp is perfect for those that prefer a shorter week or for whom this may be their first time overnight at camp. All the fun and excitement of a full week crammed into a few days complete with s’mores and campfires! Check in is at 4:00 pm and check out is 5:00 pm either Tuesday or Friday. Sessions run Sun.— Tues. and Wed.—Fri. This camp is for those children that are ready for their first “week long away from home” experience. Participants will experience all the fun that camp has to offer including swimming, canoeing, arts and crafts, crazy games and more. This is a great way for your child to build confidence in a safe, supportive Christian environment.

Junior camp is 6 days of absolute fun and craziness! Archery, canoeing, swimming, cooking out, crazy games, wonderful worship, songs and s’mores make for a full and fantastic week. Come join us for a wonderful week with many old and new friends. Music, Art, Drama, and Dance (MADD) camp offers campers an exciting opportunity to explore musical, artistic and dramatic talents. In addition to experiencing other camp activities, campers will work on a music and drama production which they will present at the end of the week for their parents at the closing program. If you have an adventurous spirit then this program is for you! Sleep in the legendary covered wagons, cook over a fire, learn how to us a GPS in the woods, discover nature and take part in all the activities camp has to offer. Experience God’s creation and join the adventure! Discover nature like never before! Woodwise is designed for campers who are intrigued in the natural world and enjoy spending time outdoors. While staying in covered wagons your experience will include a half day long trip on the Catawba river, exciting outdoor classes and an opportunity to learn how to use GPS systems through the popular game of geo-caching!


Cooking Adventure

4th-8th Grade

$365.00

Jr. High Cabin Camp

6th-8th Grade

$355.00

Team Sports Camp

6th-8th Grade

$355.00

Jr./Sr. High MADD

6th-12th Grade

$360.00

Night Owl

6th-12th Grade

$370.00

River Walkers

6th-8th Grade

$365.00

Learn hands-on how to cook and prepare meals while mastering basic kitchen skills, proper sanitation, menu planning and even a little etiquette! Campers will help prepare a component for the camps daily meals. Some adventures will be, preparing fresh vegetables from our garden for the salad bar, baking cupcakes, bread making, pancake breakfast and many more things to explore in the kitchen. Campers will also enjoy other camp activities like swimming, canoeing, arts and crafts, Bible study and more.

Junior High Cabin campers will stay in the air conditioned cabins and enjoy the community of their peers. Campers will have the opportunity to experience the high ropes course, swimming, canoeing, are and crafts, and more during this fun filled week of camp designed just for Junior High campers. Come enjoy a week full of your favorite team sports including soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball and basketball! All your favorite sports and camp activities. Join us for a great program of Christian sportsmanship and fun! Music, Art, Drama, and Dance (MADD) camp offers campers an exciting opportunity to explore musical, artistic and dramatic talents. In addition to experiencing other camp activities, campers will work on a music and drama production which they will present at the end of the week for their parents at the closing program.

Do you like staying up late and sleeping in? This unique schedule has Night Owl campers beginning with breakfast at “lunchtime”, lunch at “dinner time” and cooking a late night dinner under the stars. Participants sleep in cabins and enjoy a wide range of camp activities. This popular camp fills up fast, so register early!

Join us for a combination hiking and canoe trip. Canoe the Uwharrie River and hike in Morrow Mountain State Park for this 3 day 2 night trip. Bethelwoods provides trained staff and trip related equipment.


ROCK, HIKE & RAFT

8th-12th Grade

$365.00

L.I.T.

8th-12th Grade

$355.00

C.I.T.

10th-12th Grade

$365.00

Are you ready for an adventure? Rock climb, backpack, and whitewater raft! Campers will spending 2 nights backpacking in state parks, a full day of rock climbing and a full day of rafting at the US National Whitewater Center. This week is sure to be full of adventure and fun as we explore God’s beautiful creation!

Leader in Training (LIT) participants will spend two weeks at camp focusing on Christian Leadership and Discipleship. Mornings will be spent in training sessions that address the spiritual and practical aspects of being a leader. Afternoons will focus on honing a variety of skills in different camp activities, and evenings will be passed by putting faith into action. Counselor In Training (CIT) participants accept even more responsibilities in this three week camp. CIT’s live in cabins with a group of younger campers and shadow a counselor. Time will be taken for continued leader development and faith building. CIT participants must have completed at least on session of LIT before attending a CIT session.


Bethelwoods Registration Form Name______________________________ Gender_____ Birth Date_________ Grade Competed June 2013_____ Address___________________________________________ City_________________ State______ Zip_______ Mother’s/Guardian’s Name______________________ Father’s/ Guardian’s Name_______________________ Home Phone_____________ Work Phone__________ Home Phone____________ Work Phone____________ Cell Phone____________ Relationship____________ Cell Phone____________ Relationship_____________ Email_______________________________________ Email_______________________________________ Church (if any) _____________________________________ City________________________ State________ Camp Program___________________________________ Session Dates_______________________________ T-Shirt Size YS YM YL S M L XL Roommate Request (1)__________________________________ Release Form: I have requested Bethelwoods Camp to allow my child ___________________________ to participate in its summer camp programs. As a condition of receiving this benefit, I, the undersigned, do hereby agree to the following: I understand that my child’s participation in this activity can expose him/her to dangers both from known and unknown risks. Acknowledging that such risks exist, I herby release and discharge Bethelwoods Camp, its officers, agents, and employees from any and all claims or liability for personal injury or property damage my child may suffer while participating in the activity; including but not limited to, any claim arising out of any condition of the premises at which the activity is held or the conduct of any activity, weather planned or unplanned. I consent to the use of any photograph or video of my child in future Bethelwoods Camp publications, videos, or website pictures. Parent/Guardian Signature _______________________________________ Date__________________________

Method of Payment: Remember: Register and pay in full by May 1st to receive the early bird discount! $20.00 off full week-long programs, $10.00 off all other programs. The early bird discount is not dependent on receivable of church scholarships and/or other scholarships. Call for available multiple week and sibling discounts. A $50 non-refundable deposit is due with registration to hold your child's spot at camp.

Summer Camp Deposit/Payment Campstore Payment Aunnal Funds Campaign Donation Total

$____________ $____________ $____________ $____________

□ Enclosed is a cash/check payable to Bethelwoods in the amount of $____________ □ Please charge my credit card: □ Visa □ Master Card Amount to charge $____________ Credit Card # _____________________________ Exp. Date________________ Name on Card_____________________________ Signature____________________________________ □ My church will pay part of my camp fee in the form of a scholarship Name of Church____________________________ Amount ($ or %) Church Pays___________________

Confirmation Materials: □ I will download my confirmation packet online at www.bethelwoods.org □ Please send my confirmation packet by mail Please mail registration form and deposit to: Bethelwoods Camp 922 West Mount Gallant Road York SC 29745 • FAX 803.366.3565 • Phone 803.366.3722


Bethelwoods 922 West Mount Gallant Road York, SC 29745 (803) 366-3722 info@bethelwoods.org www.bethelwoods.org

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Bethelwoods is the camp and conference center of Providence Presbytery and Charleston Atlantic Presbytery

Register online for summer camp www.bethelwoods.org

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