Summer Camps

Berean Summer Daycamp

Description

Mission: To provide a fun, safe environment for school-age kids during the summer months
Ages: 3-9
Dates of camp: June 9-August 15
Location: Berean Baptist Church, 3401 S. 6th St. in Springfield
Staff: No Positions Available
Phone Number: 217.529.4224

 

Camp of Champions USA

Description

Summer Day Camp
Mission: "To win children and their families to Christ, to guide them in experiences and habits that will develop a maturity of faith in Christ, and to give staff and volunteers the opportunity to serve and develop their leadership abilities and spiritual gifts."
Ages: Grades K-6
Locations: Peoria, East Peoria, Morton, Pekin, and Eureka
Staff: Positions Available (Counselor, Junior Counselor, Site Director)

Deadlines

Staff: When positions are full
Registration: When all camps are full (Registration continues throughout the summer.)
Phone Number: 309.688.1816

 

Camp Good News

Description

Five-Day Resident Camp
Mission: For each camper to begin, or grow, their love relationship with Jesus Christ in a fun camp setting with others who love and serve Him
Ages: 7-13
Location: Washington
Staff: Positions Available

Deadlines

Staff: When positions are full
Registration: When all camps are full
Phone Number: 309.444.3255

 

Camp Kearney

Description

Free Camp: A ministry to inner-city kids
Mission: To build relationships and teach kids about God's love
Ages: 6-16 (Different weeks for different ages)
Location: 30000 E Mission Camp Rd. Canton, IL
Staff: Positions Available (including Head Cook)

Deadlines

Staff: When positions are full
Registration: When all camps are full
Phone Number: 309.389.5375

 

Camp Manitoumi

Description

Mission: A fun place to learn the right way to live. To see individuals come to know Christ as their Savior and to grow in their walk with Him.
Ages: All ages
Location: Near Metamora
Staff: Positions Available (Counselor, Life Guards, Kitchen)

Deadlines

Staff: May 24th
Registration: First day of the camp week
Phone Number: 309.367.4651

 

East Bay Camp & Retreat

Description

Resident, Day, Family Camp Programs
Mission: To make Christ known in a fun and transforming way while equipping and forming Christian leaders for service in the world
Ages: All ages
Location: Lake Bloomington, 10 miles north of Normal
Staff: Positions Available

Deadlines

Staff: When positions are full
Registration: Friday before camp start date
Phone Number: 309.365.7531; ask for Lea or Curt

 

Faith Bible Camp

Description

Resident Camp
Mission: For people of all ages to grow closer to Jesus Christ
Ages: 8-18 (Different weeks for different ages)
Location: 30 miles west of Peoria, near Yates City and Elmwood
Staff: No Positions Available

Deadlines

Registration: May register up until the day each camp starts. Preregistration discount available until May 31st
Phone Number: 309.358.1421

 

Great Oaks Camp

Description

Mission: Great Oaks Camp offers a free week of camp to underprivileged youth from the Peoria area who qualify to be a part of the summer program. While at camp, youth are engaged with fun activities and Christ-centered discussions by Christian staff who desire to create caring relationships with the campers.
Ages: 7-18 (Different weeks for different ages; gender-specific camps)
Location: Lacon
Staff: Positions Available (e.g. Camp Counselors)

Deadlines

Registration: At the Peoria office (710 E Archer) May 10th, 18th, 24th, and June 1st (Call or see the Web site for each day's office hours.)
Phone Number: 309.246.4005

 

Lake Springfield Christian Assembly Camp

Description

Mission: To see people of all ages make life-changing decisions to be more like Christ
Ages: Entering 1st grade through just graduated
Location: Chatham
Staff: No Positions Available

Deadlines

Registration: Up to the day a session starts
Phone Number: 217.529.2625

 

Menno Haven Camp

Description

Mission: To invite all to experience God’s world and Christ’s kingdom in a camp and retreat setting through opportunities for worship, fellowship, recreation, growth, and renewal
Ages: Grades 3-12
Location: Tiskilwa
Staff: Positions Available (Maintenance, Kitchen, Housekeeping, Counseling)

Deadlines

Staff: Please apply by March 15th, but if this is not possible, we still encourage you to apply as not all positions will necessarily be filled by this time.
Registration: Register by May 1st to get a free T-shirt. Although we appreciate registrations at least 2 weeks before a camp begins, you may register right up until the week before camp begins.
Phone Number: 815.646.4344; ask for Scott Litwiller

 

The Pekin Salvation Army Day Camp

Description

Mission: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
Ages: 2-12 years old
Dates of camp: June 9th until the week before school begins
Location: The Salvation Army, 243 Derby St. in Pekin
Staff: Please call about available positions.

Deadlines

Staff: May 19th
Registration: Ongoing
Phone Number: 309.346.6494; ask for Paige

 

The Salvation Army Eagle Crest Camp

Description

Mission: Eagle Crest Camp, a ministry of The Salvation Army, exists to provide an opportunity for all to encounter Jesus Christ and enrich their lives through exposure to God’s Word, His Creation, and His people.
Ages: 7 - 17 (different age groups each week)
Location: Near Washburn, IL
Staff: Counselors

Deadlines

Staff: As soon as possible
Registration: Contact your local Salvation Army
Phone Number: 309.655.7220 ext. 150