Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any questions, they might be answered here. If not, send us a message!

Where is camp located?

Camp is held at Dickson Valley Campground in Newark, IL. Dickson Valley Camp & Retreat Center is a Christian organization which provides year-round youth and adult ministries. You can get more information about them on their website.

What are the dates for camp?

Our Hope for 2022 is to return to overnight camping.  The tentative date for that is July 26-29.

Staff will arrive for training on July 25th.

Camp check in will begin at 10:00 am on July 26th and camp will conclude at 7:00 PM on July 29th.

 July 26-29 $275  *limited availability  priority is given to campers who still reside at home with a parent or guardian as respite is a core goal of our camp ministry.  We will accept those living in community/group living settings as space allows.  


Do I need to bring money to camp?

No, all snacks and meals are included in camp cost.

How old do I need to be to volunteer?

To be a counselor Buddy, we typically have students age 12-25.  Younger counselors do need recommendations.  We also accept older adults as counselors, snack team, and for specialty class offerings.  Feel free to contact us if you are interested in attending.

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