Faith Formation, Leadership Development, Call to Ministry — All Things We Strive for at Camp

CYMT – Invest in Youth Whether you are new to youth ministry or a seasoned youth minister in search of more training, CYMT equips you with the practical and theological tools you need for creating a thriving youth ministry through our 3-year Graduate Residency in Youth Ministry program. Graduate Residents receive a full scholarship Master … Continue reading Faith Formation, Leadership Development, Call to Ministry — All Things We Strive for at Camp

A Letter to Our Retreat Groups

A Promise! I solemnly swear that I will never again complain when my turn comes around to host a retreat at Lakeshore. NEVER! We miss you. NOT KIDDING! It has been lonely on the hill and the loss of fellowship with our guest groups has been heartfelt. While I fully understand the precarious situation the … Continue reading A Letter to Our Retreat Groups

Announcing 2020 Summer Staff!

We want to thank you all for patiently waiting for this announcement. Due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, we had to push back the hiring of our summer staff and adapt the interview process so we could still practice social distancing. We had many amazing applicants, but unfortunately, we cannot hire them all. We are … Continue reading Announcing 2020 Summer Staff!

2019 Fall Campaign

We have ourselves a fixer-upper! After 50 years of doing ministry in the Kibbons Conference Center with thousands of youth and adults singing songs, playing games and worshipping together, it could use an upgrade. This #GivingTuesday we are focused on giving the porch a facelift. The porch has long been a place of community building–with … Continue reading 2019 Fall Campaign

Legacy of Lakeshore!

Last year we celebrated seventy years of ministry on the Tennessee River. We debuted our Outdoor Classroom, upgraded the Waterfront, raised $100,000 for our campership fund, grew our camper attendance at both Lakeshore and Dayshore, and hosted the 70th Anniversary Alumni Homecoming Retreat for 230 of our friends. What a great year! Despite all those … Continue reading Legacy of Lakeshore!

Lakeshore Campership Sunday

Lakeshore is embarking on its 72nd summer in ministry on the shores of the Tennessee River, and we are ready to welcome nearly 2,000 campers to this place for Peace Works! We believe every child should have the opportunity to come to camp regardless of a parent’s ability to pay. If you have spent any … Continue reading Lakeshore Campership Sunday