Female and Male
Salem United Methodist Church
$175 thru Jan 31
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 Eagle Lake counselors 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.
Get in touch with your competitive side with this classic camp game
Clip in and reach new heights.
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.
Think Slip 'N Slide but bigger.
Race your friends through a giant, blow-up obstacle course
Channel your inner Star Wars Jedi and conquer the galaxy
Wear your creativity!
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.
There was one day we were coming out of camper rally, and there was a kid that was having a hard time. So, his counselor went out into the lobby with him. They were kind of over off to the side, and he was kind of leaning over the kid. I wanted to see if something was wrong, so I went over. (The counselor) had found a random piece of paper and a pen that only worked half-way, and he was drawing a picture of a cross and the kid was intently watching. The kid was looking at him up in the eyes and having that conversation, and it was in a moment when everyone was filing out of camper rally. But who cares? They started that conversation, and the other counselor would get the kids back to their room while he finished it. I saw a lot of those conversations all throughout the week. All of those little conversations were the best thing about camp.
(A child that attended camp) goes to a charismatic church, but children aren’t encouraged to dance. He loves to dance. So (at camp) he’s dancing and doing flips, and he’d never be able to do flips at his church. Not only was dancing encouraged, but all of the campers were cheering him on as he’s doing all of these things. He came home and couldn’t stop talking about camp and everything he learned: “God is with me! And most important, we’re supposed to respect others!” It was interesting to see it all through his eyes.