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Welcome, Friends of Camp of the Good Shepherd!
Camp of the Good Shepherd is preparing for another summer full of the very best in Bible Camps. Each camp will provide excellent Bible teaching. Daily camp fires, swimming, Bible classes, chapel services, outdoor activities and crafts will be led by experienced Christian deans and workers who have a heart for teaching children about Jesus. See you soon at the Camp of the Good Shepherd where we have fun learning about Jesus! Make sure to register by June 1 to save on camp prices. [Note: After several years of holding the same prices for our camps, 2020 will require us to have a small increase in registration costs.]
2020 Schedule & Pre-registration (by June 1) Costs*
May 30 (Saturday) 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Rally@theCamp! and Pre-registration Day (for the entire family) ~ There is no cost for this event. Just come on out! Bring your friends and family. See what’s new. Meet our CGS staff and volunteers. Pre-register your kids for camp. Free cookout at 5:00 p.m.!
June 5 (Fri.) 4:00 p.m. - June 6 (Sat.) 3:00 p.m. / [$40*]
First Chance Camp (entering grades 1 & 2)
[Cost includes one parent accompanying child.]
Deans: Stacy Haynes
We require that one parent or adult guardian (of the same gender) stays the night with their child.
June 6 (Saturday) 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. / [$20*]
Li’l Lambs Day Camp (age 4 - K)
Dean: Kristina Beckner
June 7 - 10 / [$115*]
Middler Camp (entering grades 3 & 4)
Dean: Matt Beckner
June 14 - 18 / [$150*]
Junior Camp (entering grades 5 & 6)
Dean: Joel Burkum
June 21 - 25 / [$155*]
Jr. High Camp (entering grades 7 - 9)
Dean: CGS Staff
July 6 (Monday) - July 9 / [$115*]
High School Camp (completing grades 8 - 12)
Dean: Matt Stevens
[*NOTE: Prices above are for pre-registrations postmarked by June 1st. After June 1, prices for camps are: Li’l Lambs/$25; First Chance/$50; Middler/$145; Junior/$175; Junior High/$180; High School/$145.]
Scheduled Events 2020
June 1 - 4
Interns & Sheep Dogs Week of Orientation
July 14 - 17
Lakota Kids Bible Camp
Register for Camp Now!
Online registration is now open. Please make sure to register by June 1, 2020 to save on camp prices.
If you would prefer registering online, please click on the “Register Online” button below. You will be required to pay a minimum deposit of 20% per child to complete the online registration. If you are a parent or guardian and you are registering more than one child from your immediate family attending Middler, Junior, Jr. High, or High School, you have the option of receiving a Multiple Sibling Discount (MSD). To receive the MSD you must register all of your children in the same transaction to receive the discount.
If you would prefer registering by mail, please click on the “Register by Mail” button below. Print the form. Complete and return the form with your payment to: For God’s Children International, P.O. Box 434, Council Bluffs, IA 51502-434.
We are looking forward to another great year of camps. We hope to see you there!
WHAT TO BRING TO CAMP
What to bring to camp:
Notebook / pen
Bedding (for twin size mattress)/ pillow/ Swimsuit/ swim gear
Soap/ shampoo/ toothbrush/ toothpaste/ etc. 2 towels (1 for swimming/ 1 for showering) Prescription medication (must be given to nurse at registration time)
Clothes/shoes appropriate for recreation
Musical instrument for Talent Night (Junior Camp) Ball glove/ gear
Money for missions offering, CGS T-shirt($ 10)
[NOTE TO PARENTS: To avoid the possibility of campers losing their money during camp, we suggest that all spending money for each camper be turned in at registration time. Unused portion will be returned on the last day of camp.] Canteen (snacks) is included in the cost for camp, so no additional money needs to be sent for snacks!
MISSIONARY OFFERINGS ... Camp of the Good Shepherd gives a portion of Middler, Junior, Jr. High and High School camper registration fees to help support a Christian Mission organization or Missionary chosen by the dean of each camp. Campers are also encouraged to give their own freewill offerings to help support the missionary. We encourage parents to include this freewill offering when registering their child, but offerings may be given during camp, as well.
WHAT NOT TO BRING TO CAMP:
Internet devices/ iPod / MP3 player
T-shirts with inappropriate messages or advertisements
Immodest clothing or swimwear
Food or candy
Camp of the Good Shepherd 2020 Summer Schedule