Dive In! - Michigan Girls Mission Camp 2017



FENTON, MI – Michigan girls and teen girls, are you ready to "Dive In" to a crazy fun week of camp? Take a boat ride, visit the miniature golf course, cast a fishing line, swim in Bambi Lake, and learn about the wildlife of northern Michigan. How about worship with friends from churches all over our state, work on service mission projects, and meet with a real missionary? It is not too early to start planning. Register today for our Michigan Girls' Mission Camp 2017 at Bambi Lake Retreat and Conference Center! (www.bscm.org)

Join your friends (old and new) for Girl’s Mission Camp 2017! Our theme “Dive In” will challenge campers wherever they are in their journeys to love God more and to love others more. The theme Scripture is Luke 10:27–28 (NIrV): “He answered, ‘“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul. Love him with all your strength and with all your mind.” And, “Love your neighbor as you love yourself.”’ ‘You have answered correctly,’ Jesus replied. ‘Do that, and you will live.’” Through Bible-based activities and fellowship, campers are provided foundational knowledge of Christian principles as well as practical ways to share their faith and testimony. Along with fun activities that encourage physical and mental development, campers are involved in exciting, fun activities and camaraderie; they are also involved in activities that provide practical as well as challenging Christian development.

God calls us to fellowship with others, share the Good News of God’s grace, and grow in the knowledge of Jesus Christ. At Girls Mission Camp, campers learn how God invites us to reach out to the world by being Christ’s presence to others every day! Here are the details:

When is Girls Camp 2017? MI Girls Mission Camp is July 10-14, 2016. (starting time: Monday- 1:30pm, departing time: Friday - 10:30am)

Where is Girls Camp 2017 located? MI Girls Mission Camp is held at Bambi Lake Retreat Center a beautiful place, in northern lower Michigan. Send mail to: P O Box 487, Roscommon, MI 48653

Is the camp fully equipped and comfortable for living? Yes; its lodge-style dormitories, dining hall, and conference center. The recreational facilities are engaging and readily available for camp activities. Sunscreen and insect repellent are recommended supplies for campers to bring with them.

How do I get to Girls Camp? Many church groups bring vans while some parents bring their camper to camp. Please contact us if we can help you connect with a church van ride. (wmu@bscm.org)

What is the age group allowed to attend? The age group of girls allowed to attend Girls Mission Camp is girls completing grades 3rd-12th.

Are there any prerequisites to attending Girls Mission Camp? Girls Mission Camp is a Christian camp open to all girls (grades 3-12) from any faith or culture.

What are the necessary forms I need to complete, and where can they be found? You must complete these forms to attend: camper registration and a medical form. These forms will be available starting June 1st. online at www.bscm.org.

How much does it cost to attend Girls Camp 2017? $155 per camper.

What should my child bring to camp? A “what to bring” list will be located on the registration form page.

If I have questions, how can I contact the Girls Camp Director? Email: wmu@bscm.org

How do I donate camp scholarship funding? To make a donation to Girls Camp, please send a check to: Girls Camp 2017, BSCM, 8420 Runyan Lake Road, Fenton, MI 48430. Please make checks payable to: BSCM.

What is the history of Girls Camp? Many women will remember going to G.A. Camp when they were younger. Girls Camp is the same, a missions-education camp. The camp is called Girls Camp and is open to all girls desiring to experience a Christian camp and to grow in their relationship with friends and Jesus!

Is there a Boys Camp? Yes! Boys have their own camp at the Bambi Lake Retreat Center. Boys Camp will be held August 7-11, 2017, for registration information check the www.bscm.org website.

I have never been to camp, can I bring my Mom? Not, for this one, But, you can bring your mom, your grandma, aunt, older sister to Mom and Me Camp! Mom and Me Camp is, July 14-15, 2017 at Bambi Lake Retreat Center. The cost is $50, ($25 for campers 8 & under). Mom and Me Camp is designed to share the experiences of the mission camp. It helps mom and daughter to understand what mission camp is, as well as providing an opportunity for quality time together. Registration information can be found on the www.bscm.org website.

We are looking forward to seeing you "Dive In" to Girls Mission Camp!

ABOUT THE AUTHOR


Sue Hodnett serves as the BSCM Women’s Ministry Director and WMU Michigan Executive Director.

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