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ENCOUNTER YOUTH CAMP

July 16-20

5 Days / 4 Nights

Going into 8th Grade - Just Finished 12th Grade as of Fall 2024

Register before May 6th for the best Camp price!!!
**Free Encounter Cove water bottle with every registration!!**
Early Bird $430 until May 6th ($460 after deadline)

Encounter Camps - FAQ


Frequently Asked Questions

ENCOUNTER YOUTH CAMP [5 Days, 4 Nights]
  • July 16-20 - (Going into 8th Grade - 12th Grade)

YOUTH CAMPS: Early Bird Pricing $430 ($460 after May 6th)- [5 Days, 4 Nights]

Youth are placed on teams of approximately 12-14. Each team has 2 trained and caring leaders.

Every camp leader is a volunteer who has completed a comprehensive process that includes:
  • Completed and approved volunteer application
  • Criminal background check
  • Mandatory Youth Camp orientation

A professional and caring food team prepares the meals every day. Your Youth will absolutely love this camp food!

We have a beautiful lake with inflatables and a pool with tons of fun water activities! All youth wear life jackets in the lake. We have staff and life guards posted at all swimming activities.

  • All personal medications (prescription, over-the-counter, or vitamin) MUST be brought in the original pharmacy labeled container or the original manufacturer's container to the first aid station at check-in.
  • Prescription medications MUST have the camper's name on the bottle.
  • Please limit the amount of medication to only what is required for the camper's term.
  • Please make a note on the medical form and alert medical personnel at the first aid station during check-in of all allergies or medical conditions.
  • Each camp will have professional medical personnel to help students with medication or injuries.

Bring this...
  • Pillow
  • Sleeping bag or twin bedding
  • Swim towel, Shower towel, washcloths
  • Shampoo/Conditioner & Soap
  • Toothbrush & Toothpaste
  • One piece swimsuit or swim trunks
  • Pajamas
  • 5-6 pairs of underwear
  • 5-6 pairs of socks - may get wet or muddy
  • 4 old T-shirts for rec
  • 4 pairs of shorts for rec
  • 5 T-shirts for chapel
  • 5 shorts or pants for chapel
  • 1 pair of pants & sweatshirt for cool weather
  • 1 pair of closed-toed shoes for rec
  • 1 pair of shoes for chapel/free time
  • 1 pair of flip flops for pool/shower
  • Bug Spray and Sunscreen
  • Bible (if your student does not have a Bible, we will make one available)
Don't bring this...
  • Electronics (including cell phones, tablets, video game devices, ipods, mp3 players, etc.)
  • Crop tops/two piece swim suits/spaghetti strap tanks/articles of clothing displaying questionable content
  • Food items (all snacks/meals are provided)
  • Weapons (firearms, knives, fireworks, matches)
Packing Tips...
  • Write your student's first and last name on the inside of all clothing (including shoes), towels, and washcloths.
  • Pack travel sized shampoo/soap that will be easy for your student to carry to and from the shower.

Encounter Cove Camp is set on the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks in Roach, MO.

  • The campgrounds include a chapel, dining hall, rock climbing wall, ropes courses, zip lines, challenge course, swimming pool, lake, lake inflatables, and separate boys' and girls' dorms with indoor shower and toilets.
  • Your student will be housed with their teammates and leaders in bunk style dorms.

  • If you'd like for your camper to receive an encouranging letter from you while at camp, be sure to stop by our letter writing station after dropping off your camper upon check-in.
  • Campers will not be allowed to make or accept phone calls unless it is an emergency.
  • Your student will have a great time, and we encourage you to ask them all about it when they get home!

  • We reserve the right to inspect contents of all personal belongings if due cause arises.
  • Improper contents will be held by camp staff and returned to parent/guardian(s) at the end of camp.
  • All campers will be expected to observe habits of personal cleanliness, respect for camp staff and other campers, and refrain from using foul language, including cursing and crude humor.
  • Charges for items broken/damaged or stolen during camp will be billed to the parties/individual involved.
  • If a child is sent home early due to sickness, behavior, or discipline issues, should camp leadership determine it is necessary, there will not be a refund given.

Our desire is to see every student experience Youth Camp this summer. We would suggest talking to your local Encounter Ministry Post or Church.

Camp Contact

417-501-0671
Registration@EncounterMinistry.org

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