This is the second installment of the Meet the Directors Series! We are ready for Summer 2021, and we want you to get to know all the directors who will be leading camps! Make sure to start at the beginning of this series to meet them all. Name: Dee Jay Summer Staff Position: Dayshore Director … Continue reading Meet the Directors 2021: Dee Jay
This is the first installment of the Meet the Directors Series! We are ready for Summer 2021, and we want you to get to know all the directors who will be leading camps! Make sure to stay tuned to this series to meet them all. Name: Ashley Martin Summer Staff Position: Wilderness Director School: UTC … Continue reading Meet the Directors 2021: Ashley Martin
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 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
We are devastated to announce that we have made the difficult decision to end the 2020 summer camp session early due to possible COVID-19 exposure from last week. Monday, July 20, we received news from a parent that their camper, who was in attendance at one of our camp sessions July 13-18, tested positive for … Continue reading Camp Session Ending Early Due to COVID-19 Concerns
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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!
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
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 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