SPECIAL NEEDS CAMP

This camp is designed to provide a Christian camping opportunity for those who may struggle with physical and/or mental disabilities.  The campers will be involved in various supervised activities ranging from more quiet times of devotion to upbeat times of praise music, games and swimming.  

Printable Poster: HERE

Printable Brochure: HERE

Interested in Volunteering? Volunteer Description: HERE

2018 DATES

Session 1: June 10-13

Session 2: June 13-16

 

STAFFING

From the time the campers wake up in the morning, until they go to bed at night they will be under the watchful care of volunteers committed to ensuring that they have an amazing time at Camp.

 

ACTIVITIES

Campers will have a great experience with their peers and volunteers who will guide them through the Bible, praise time, camp fire, swimming, games and other fun activities.

 

OUR PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Roberta “Bobbie” Castor, along with her husband Gary  and two children, Gary Jr. & Cara attend Greenford Christian Church, where she serves as the Leader for the Special Needs Ministry room. She also works as Parent Education Coordinator at the Counseling Center of Columbiana. Bobbie received her Masters in Health and Human Services degree from Youngstown State University.  She was previously employed by the State of Ohio and a private school, where she worked with children on the autism spectrum. She has worked with a wide range of individuals with cognitive delays and challenging behaviors. 

 

“I am honored and excited to lead the 2018 special needs Camp program. I pray the program will help your special needs individual worship God fully & experience the love of our Savior Jesus Christ”.

 

                 

                                                                            -Bobbie Castor

 

COST

$200 per session (this includes all meals, lodging and programming)

 

WHAT TO BRING

  • Bible
  • Medications (must be in original containers with  complete instructions/before arrival please give your camper any evening medications that can be taken.
  • Clean Clothes: Enough clean clothes (including ample supply of disposable undergarments if needed) for each day of the retreat. Mark each piece of your  camper’s belongings with their name.
  • Mattress pad/cover: (if camper uses at home) twin sheets, blankets, and pillow.
  • Towels and wash cloths
  • Personal toiletries
  • Swimsuit must be one piece and modest

 

WHAT TO LEAVE AT HOME

  • Personal CDs/Ipods
  • Cell Phones/Electronic Games
  • Tobacco Products and Alcohol
  • Food items (except if required for diet)
  • Inappropriate clothing

 

HOW TO REGISTER (CLICK HERE FOR PRINTABLE REGISTRATION FORM)

Registration is limited to 22 campers per session.  To register, mail registration form along with a $100 deposit to:

 

Elkhorn Valley Christian Service Camp  

8200 Carnation Rd. SE                     

Bergholz, OH  43908

 

Please send registration and deposit as early as possible.  The remaining  $100 balance is due by June 1, 2018.  Check-In will begin promptly at 7pm & we ask that you arrive at 10 am for departure on the closing day Of the session.

CONTACT US

We'd love to hear from you, and answer any questions you may have!

OUR CONTACT INFO

Elkhorn Valley Christian Service Camp

8200 Carnation Rd. SE
Bergholz, OH 43908

P: 740-768-2148

F: 740-768-0001

info@elkhornvalley.com

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