Female and Male
Mt. Zion United Methodist Church
Action-packed Ignite Mobile Camp brings the fun of camp to you. Get ready for a week full of exciting activities, adventures and learning about God at your local United Methodist church. Trained Heartland counselors and local church volunteers engage in life-on-life ministry with every camper.
Like 4-square but with 9 squares and in the air.
Grab a bow and arrow, aim and shoot!
Watch the word of God come alive in a small group setting.
Bracelets, tie-dye and glitter galore.
Hip moves from the young people. Dropped the beat and the beat got sicker.
Dodge, strike, run and jump in this twist on dodgeball.
Bring your competitive spirit, focus and fastest running shoes.
8:00 am – 8:30 AM Drop-off
8:30 am – 8:45 AM Small Group Time
8:45 am – 9:15 AM Camper Rally/Worship
9:20 am – 10:20 AM Activity 1
10:25 am – 11:25 PM Activity 2
11:30 pm – 12:00 PM Lunch
12:05 pm – 12:45 PM Large Group Game
12:50 pm – 1:30 PM Bible Study
1:35 pm – 1:45 PM Snack Time
1:50 pm – 3:20 PM Free Time
3:30 pm – 4:00 PM Camper Rally/Worship
4:00 pm – 4:30 PM Pick-up
“What a looooong day!” Josh exclaimed as he slumped exhaustedly into his chair after a particularly hot Missouri summer day. His wife, Kara, sat across from him in the living room with their newborn child bouncing happily upon her lap, looking back at her husband in bemusement.
“What was bad about today?” she replied as the right corner of her mouth turned up in a faint smirk. After being married for just over six years, she knew to ask the question, even though she thought she already knew the answer.
Josh glanced back up at Kara and their son, a mischievous grin spreading across his face. Had his sarcasm become so transparent to her after their many years together?
“Well I played a lot of gaga ball today, talked to some pastors and church members, ate chicken nuggets, and took a lot of pictures,” he said smiling the entire time.
“Uh-huh…. And you get paid to do this?”
“How dare you insinuate that I all I do is just play around?” Josh replied sardonically. “Honey, it’s like Brett Favre used to say: ‘They pay me for the months and months of preparation I put in. I’d almost play the ‘game’ for free.’”
All camping scholarships are provided through the local church. For Infuse Core Camps, contact your local church who will be able to provide a discount code. For Ignite Mobile Camps, contact the host church of the camp.
Churches receive discount codes by filling out the application at https://missouri-reg.brtapp.com/campdiscountcode
Heartland is one of Missouri United Methodist Conference’s partner for Ignite Mobile Camps. They are headquartered out of Parkville, Missouri, and are affiliated with the larger Presbyteries of Heartland and Northern Kansas, Synod of Mid-America, and Presbyterian Church (USA). The mission of Heartland is “In response to the Good News of Jesus Christ, Heartland Presbyterian Center provides hospitality and programming in a natural setting for individuals, families, churches, and the community.” Visit https://www.heartlandcamps.org for more information.
Eagle Lake is the Missouri United Methodist Conference’s partner for Ignite Mobile Camps. They are headquartered out of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and are affiliated with the larger Navigators college-aged ministry. Eagle Lake has spent over 100 years witnessing to children at their camps in Colorado and have recently started their mobile camping ministry to utilize the lessons they have learned to reach out to children all across the country. Visit: http://eaglelakecamps.com/ for more information.
I saw a noticeable difference in how my kids acted and behaved after the camp - a change for the better. I'm seeing them reading their bibles more and treating others better than before.
We have some new neighbors next door to us - a young family, mom and dad in their 30s and two girls. We had gotten to know them over the last year-and-a-half, and I had invited them to church. They never came to church, but they came to camp. So, the girls came to camp and each night when my wife and I got back home around 7, their whole family would be outside, and they would come over to our house and talk about camp for an hour. We talked about things like: ‘I didn’t know church was fun!’ ‘We didn’t realize you could dance or jump up and down in church.’ It has kinda opened the door for them to come back to church.