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Teen Adventure Camp (Ages 13-17)

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Come and see what all the talk is about! Between exploring the lake on canoes, hiking to the waterfalls, and outpost camping on campus, you'll have a hard time picking a favorite!

Camp check in is Sunday from 3pm to 5pm.

Camp check out is Friday (Wednesday for Mini Camp terms) at 4pm, preceded by a closing ceremony at 3:30pm.

Dates & Session Fees for Teen Adventure 2020

     Price per week  Explore Additional Scholarship Options

     

June 7-12- CANCELLED                        Early bird (before April 15th)- $390                   After April 15th- $425

June 28-July 3- Full Week                       Early bird (before May 31st)- $390                   After May31st- $425

July 5-10- Half or Full Week                    Early bird (before May 31st)- $250 or $390     After May 31st- $285 or $425

July 12-17- Full Week                              Early bird (before May 31st)- $390                   After May 31st- $425

July 19-24 - Full Week PHOC Olympics  Early bird (before May 31st)-$390                    After May 31st - $425

July 26-31- CANCELLED                        Early bird (before May 31st)- $390                   After May 31st - $425

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Typical Teen Adventure Daily Schedule (Off-Site activities each have new unique schedules, but this gives you a feel for what happens on the days you stay at camp)

7:15 Rise and Shine
 
8:00 am Breakfast
Usually a hot breakfast like pancakes, eggs, and sausage, etc... Of course, there is always cereal, juice, and milk, too.
 
8:30 am Cabin Clean-Up and Prepare for the Day
Grab what you'll need to maximize your day's adventure.
 
9:00 - Ignite (Morning Worship)
 
10:00- 12:15 am Daily Activity
Teen campers will have one significant activity each day. Sometimes you'll pack your own lunch, other times you'll be back to join everyone else in the dining hall.
 
12:15 pm Lunch
Review your morning, anticipate your afternoon, and set personal achievement and learning goals.
 
1:00 pm Cabin Time
 
1:45 pm Lake time
Swimming, Canoeing or fun on the Water Trampoline.
 
3:00 pm Free time/ Camp Store
Campers can choose from Gaga Ball, crafts, the Slip N Slide or other activities as free time options.
 
5:30 pm Supper
Lasagna, chicken fingers, homemade mac and cheese, and pizza are just a few of the meals we serve at supper time. 
Note: One evening each week, campers head for the woods to cook their dinner on a campfire before they sleep under the stars during cabin night out.
 
6:30 pm Evening Game
The program team facilitates a camp-wide group activity for EVERY camper and staff member.
 
8:00 pm Evening Chapel
Teen campers have a unique role in daily chapels as they help to set the tone, greet the younger campers, and even participate in some of the chapel programming to help the camp community focusing on the ways Jesus cares for us. From crazy camp songs and funny skits to worship music and meaningful dramas, this interactive learning time helps each of us pursue a stronger relationship with our Creator.
 
9:30 pm The Blend
As younger campers prepare for bed, teen campers meet with the Program Director to find out what amazing evening activity they get to take part in! Karaoke, Beach Fires, and Game Room time are only the start!
10:15 pm Toothbrushes and Toilets
Even teenagers need to be reminded about proper hygiene before getting to sleep.
 
10:30 Cabin Community
Once everyone is in bed, campers each share something they loved or learned during their day. Then, the cabin spends a few minutes praying for each other and for others at camp. share a bedtime story
 
10:45 pm Lights Out
Campers head to bed!
 
 

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What Others Are Saying

"Our ten year old son, (Ben), just returned from a week at Pleasant Hill. To better understand the situation, I need to give you a little background. (Ben), our only child, was adopted from Russia at the age of 11 months. And up until last Sunday, he had never spent a night away from us. We are a little protective to say the least. We advised Chris, his counselor, to expect a few challenges and to call us if necessary. According to our son, Chris helped him through some very rough times. Because of his patience and kindness, (Ben) now has a new level of confidence and pride in his abilities. I am so impressed with the time Chris took to calm and reassure a very homesick child, helping him to overcome his fears and make it through the week. Many would have opted for the easy way out, leaving a child with a sense of failure that they would carry with them for a long time. We are so grateful to Chris for what he has given our son and would appreciate if you could pass that on to him."