Navigating in Woods

CAMP SESSION INFO / DESCRIPTIONS

 

MAIN CAMPS

Main Camps

  • This is a main camp atmosphere where students will lodge in the temperature controlled cabins, participate in theme focused activities/games; expand knowledge with in-depth lessons; participate in powerful worship; and experience a safe and Christian atmosphere. Students will also participate in camp offered elements.

    • Main Camps would include:

      • Adventure 345​ 

        • (CLICK HERE FOR HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2019)

        • The Adventure 345 week of camp is a week of base camp that really is an "Adventure". Each day is filled with activities that help the campers learn the basics about walking closer to Jesus. Our theme this year is “The Lord’s Prayer”, focusing on how important it is to learn how to pray and making prayer an important part of our everyday life. 1 Thessalonians 5:17.  Each day is packed full of activities that include crafts, woodworking classes, cooking, hikes, zip line, messy games, swimming and lots of other fun things that can only happen at camp.  We will have awesome music and will be blessed each night as we worship in the woods around a camp fire. Don’t miss the “ADVENTURE” of a lifetime. “A time you will never forget”.  SEE YOU AT CAMP

        • (CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO)

      • Adventure 456

      • Middle School Camp

        • Theme: Eat This Book
          Purpose Statement: During the camp session, we are going to challenge students to love the Word of God by creating a craving for His truth through desperation, understanding, and obedience.

        •  (CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO)

      • Middle School Too

      • High School Camp

Basketball Camp

  • Want to be a NBA star, or at least live the part for a week? Come experience a great camp session where prior experience is not needed and learn or refine your techniques, skills and discipline. Butler Springs creates a community of Christian coaches where they can influence students can practice a wide variety of skills alongside high ranked instructors in a safe environment. 

  • (CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO)

 

Be Creative

Beginner Camp

Canadian Outback

  • The Canadian Outback Adventure is an awesome exploration of the Canadian wilderness in Algonquin Provincial Park. Outbackers canoe into a remote lake and then set up a base camp and then explore the surrounding lakes, waterfalls and wildlife. After the morning devotions we enjoy this beautiful portion of God's creation and after evening vespers we stare overwhelmed into more stars than you have ever seen in your life. No one who does this incredible week of camp leaves unchanged.                  

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  • (UPDATED 6/27/2021--CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO)

Cheer Camp

  • Come experience a great camp session where prior experience is not needed and learn or refine your techniques, skills and discipline. Butler Springs creates a community of Christian Coaches where they can influence students as they practice a wide variety cheer leading skills alongside seasoned instructors.

  • (CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO)

 

Culinary Café

  • Since 2016, this camp session is the result of our Kid's Cafe being so popular over the years. As those students got older, they have requested the same style of camp with for older students with more focus on the culinary arts. Within this camp session, you will be able to prepare meals for a large group of people, serve your food with pride, explore tasty combinations, and much more. Student will also have the opportunity to participate in camp offered elements. 

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Day Camps

  • The 6 Days of Creation- "God saw all that he had made and it was very good"  Genesis 1:31 Day camp is a great way to introduce a child to Butler Springs!  Day Camp 1,2 & 3,4 -  your child can go 1, 2, 3 or all 4 days!   We will learn the 6 days of creation with songs, games and crafts along with all the fun that camp provides: hiking, swimming, zip-line, putt-putt, pedal cars and so much more!   Each day is the same lesson but return campers will enjoy every day with the option of a different craft.  

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  • (Day Camp Schedule)

Discover Safari

  • How does sleeping in a tree house with bunk beds sound? Safari is one of our most popular sessions as we have kids stay in a primitive campsite (NO ELECTRICITY) where this small group of campers can focus on the natural beauty that God has designed. With this brief introduction to Safari being only two nights, students get the feel of what this camp session is all about by getting to experience the life of a Safari Camper on an accelerated schedule. 

  • (Discover Safari 1 CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO)

EPIC Camp

  • This camp offers students going into 2nd-5th grade the opportunity to stay two nights, three days at camp without a parent. Campers will have an EPIC experience taking part in archery, air rifles, bazooka ball, climbing tower, swimming, and zip-lining all the while learning about Jesus through hands on activities. Your children will leave camp wanting to return for more fun! 

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Family Fun Weekend

  • This is a weekend for the entire family to develop a closer relationship between them and with God! This weekend is full of fun and adventure. From sunrise to sunset the day is packed full of activities to help draw parent and child closer together as they cook, study and face the challenges of the day. Some of the activities are: Bible scavenger hunt, archery, climbing tower, giant zip line, air rifle, swimming, campfire, s'mores, and just plain fun.

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Father/Son Safari

  • God the Father is always at work drawing men to His heart. David was a shepherd, warrior and king! He is leading us to His glory and for His glory. Father/Son Safari will be a time to see how He pursues us and how we can pursue Him as “Shepherds, Warriors & Kings”. We will do our best to use the tools that David used to defeat our giants!

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Father/Son Wilderness Quest

  • Father, is your son begging to spend more time with you? How about an excellent weekend where you and your son can deepen that everlasting bond between a father and a son? In this camp session, you will spend the weekend with other father/son combinations participating in activities, lessons, worship, etc... all geared towards an inseparable bond between a son and his father while focusing on our heavenly Father. Memories are guaranteed to be made in this very popular session. Please eat dinner prior to arriving for this camp session. Father must register as a camper. Son much register as a camper. Participants will sleep in the Wilderness Quest area (tents and bunk beds).

First Chance Camp

  • If your child has some fears of going to camp without a parent, this is the perfect opportunity for your child. Firs Chance Camp offers a parent and a child to attend camp from 6:00pm on Friday to 4:00pm on Saturday to experience all that camp has to offer. This introduction to camp is designed to get students comfortable with the camp atmosphere with the security of having a parent close by. Please eat dinner prior to arriving. Parents will be allowed to stay with their children at night; one cabin will be dads/sons, one will be dads/daughters, one will be moms/sons, one will be moms/daughters.

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FRESH Camp

  • You can always have a fresh start in Christ.  Fresh Camp is a fun and faith-filled camp for high school girls that will teach you how to live your life as a Christian in a world that’s always changing.  You will learn how to survive and thrive in high school, and how to prepare for the “real world” in college and beyond.

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Horse Camp

  • Love horses? This one of a kind experience will teach you how the basic ins and outs of horse riding, grooming and cleaning. With over 100 acres of woods, the trails are abundant. While focusing on horses with the instruction of seasoned horse enthusiasts, students will also focus on our Lord, Jesus Christ while participating in horse camp as well as the camp offered elements. Both sessions will be held at Butler Springs. These sessions tends to fill up quickly, so giddy up!

  • (HORSE CAMP 1 & 2--CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO)

  • (HORSE CAMP WAIVER)   

Junior High Extreme

Karate Camp

  • Who doesn't want to be a ninja?! Or at least live the the part for a week? Come experience a great camp session where prior experience is not needed and learn or refine your techniques, skills and discipline. Butler Springs creates a Dojo where students can practice a wide variety of skills alongside highly ranked instructors in a safe environment.

 

Kid's Café

  • Have a passion for cooking, baking, or even experimenting with food? If so, this is a perfect camp session for anyone that takes pride in helping in the kitchen. Within this camp session, you will be able to prepare meals for a large group of people, serve your food  with pride, explore tasty combinations, and much more. Student will also have the opportunity to participate in camp offered elements.

  • (CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO)

Mother/Daughter Safari

  • Mother, is your daughter begging to spend more time with you? How about an excellent weekend where you and your daughter can deepen that everlasting bond between a mother and a daughter? In this camp session, you will spend the weekend with other mother/daughter combinations participating in activities, lessons, worship, etc... all geared towards an inseparable bond between a daughter and her mother while focusing on our heavenly Father. Memories are guaranteed to be made in this very popular session. Please eat dinner prior to arriving for this camp session. Mother must register as a camper. Daughter much register as a camper. Participants will sleep in the Safari area (tree houses and bunk beds).

  • (CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO)

Mountain Bike Camp

  • Come experience a great camp session where prior experience is not needed and learn or refine your biking techniques, skills and discipline. Butler Springs uses very well-trained instructors where they can influence students as they practice a wide variety mountain biking skills alongside seasoned instructors. With over 100 acres of woods, the biking trails are abundant.        

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My Parent and Me

  • This is a weekend with one parent (grandparent or guardian) and child to develop a closer relationship between them and God. This weekend is full of fun and adventure. From sunrise to sunset this day is packed full of activities to help draw parent and child closer together as they cook, study and face the challenges of the day.

  • (CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO)

Paintball Camp

  • Love the thrill of this intense sport? Want to try this sport for the first time? Whatever you reasoning, this sport is a BLAST! Surrounded by over 100 acres of woods, students will play countless games of paintball implementing a variety of strategies, techniques and objectives. At Butler Springs, we take extra initiative to keep students safe while playing by having qualified instructors, referees, supervision, proper gear, gear maintenance, etc. What better environment to play an intense sport than at Butler Springs? Students will also have the opportunity to participate in camp offered elements.

  • (Paintball 1 CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO)

  • (Paintball 2 CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO)

  • (Paintball 3 CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO)

Parent Teen Extreme

Safari 

Soccer Camp

  • Soccer Camp is a perfect choice for the 5th-8th grade soccer player interested in taking their game to the next level. Time is spent developing individual skills, passing, receiving and shooting, defense and talking and then team play to help put the skills into game situations. And as with every Butler Springs Camp we spend time each day doing camp activities and swimming; finishing off each night off with a campfire and worship. The staff are dedicated Christians who have also played or coached soccer at every level (including college). This is a great positive week that will help encourage players at every level in both soccer and faith. 

  • (CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO)

S.T.E.M. Camp

  • Love science? Enjoy a wild and crazy experiments? Come experience a camp session where learning, exploring and experimenting is way more interesting than that school stuff! This assembled staff is composed of years of experience, prestigious award winning teachers, and people of great faith. While here, they pour into your student's passion for science while also having a blast building a community. Students will also participate in the camp offered elements.

  • (CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO)

 

VIP Camp **PAPER REGISTRATION ONLY**

  • Very Important People (VIP) Camp is a fun, active camp for ages 14 and Up.  VIP Camp is designed for individuals with high and low incident disabilities.  Campers will enjoy crafts, exercise, interactive object lessons, and all active activities that the BSCC has to offer,  Campers need to be able to attend to their own basic care needs.  

  • (CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM)

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Volleyball Camp

  • For the FEMALE ONLY camp session, you can hone in on your skills, technique and game play with other likeminded students while being instructed by quality coaches. Come experience a camp atmosphere where community excels and friendships are made through the love of a sport. Students will get to participate camp offered elements. 

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Water Sports Camp (CLICK HERE TO TO SEE THE HIGHLIGHTS FROM LAST YEAR!)

  • "Where else can you go to hang out with friends or meet new friends your own age for four days and spend six hours every day on Rock Fork Lake enjoying all kinds of water sports?  Back for our 13th year, Butler Springs offers this Water Sports camp where experienced ski instructors use their skills and boats to give students the time of their lives - all in an atmosphere where Christ and His way of living is honored, modeled and taught.  All students, grades 8-12 are welcome regardless of previous water sports experience.  The only requirement is that you are able to swim (duh!).  We'll teach you what you want to learn... any kind of waterskiing, wakeboarding, wake surfing, slalom skiing, knee boarding, or even barefooting for the advanced. We’ll have some extreme tubing moments as well!"   July 15-19, 2021

  • (CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO)

Wild West Virginia

  • This adventurous camp session meets at camp on Saturday, and gets straight to knowing a little more about each other, our week and our gear.  Sunday begins with morning worship, pack it all up and head to West Virginia, and begin our amazing outdoor experiences. While using Tea Creek Campground and Appalachian Bible College's primitive campsites as a base for the week, this camp will participate in hiking, rappelling, rock climbing, whitewater rafting and more, all while challenging each other in the Lord to reach for more. As you can see, this is not your average week of camp, so gear up physically and spiritually. Over the years, this has continually been one of the first camp sessions to reach max capacity so you definitely want to register early to have an opportunity to live an opportunity to live an adventure for a whole week! 

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  • (White Water Rafting Waiver)

Wilderness Quest

  • Because of the popularity of our primitive camp, Safari, we have created another primitive camp called Wilderness Quest that is just as exciting! WQ is another popular session choice as we have kids stay in primitive campsite (NO ELECTRICITY) in large, canvas tents with bunk beds where this small group of campers can focus on the natural beauty that Do has designed. While at WQ, you will cook breakfast and dinner at WQ but eat lunch prepared by the camp staff at main camp. Afternoons will be spent participating in camp offered elements, pool, hiking, rock climbing,  rappelling, canoeing, etc. Come experience why WQ is so popular. 

  • (WILDERNESS QUEST 1 CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO)

Worship Camp

  • Worship Camp is for students who are, or would like to be, a part of their worship team at their local church. For those students (9-13th grades) who have a passion for worshiping Jesus, this is an opportunity to learn more deeply about what it means to worship as well as worshiping in a variety of creative and different ways. With all of this we will also go off-site a few different times to see what the worship experience is like in the local church in a variety of settings. If you have a calling for leading the local church, this is the camp for you!

  • (CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO)