Join us Sunday March 12, 2017 for the Maple Syrup Open House at 10 A.M.! Free pancakes, sausage, and our REAL maple syrup! LEARN MORE

Camp News

Politics or Jesus?

“How do you think about things… politically?” I directed this question to my friend and coworker at the start of a long road trip.

Be Nice or Know Jesus?


One incredible thing about almost everyone in the world is that we want to become better people. We all want to be kinder, braver, wiser, and stronger. But there is another incredible thing. Even when we try to be better, it feels like we just can’t get it right.

Hikes with Friends

It is a perfect day for adventure, so we adventured! Here are some things we saw when we explored the forests around Pleasant Hill Outdoor Camp.

What do we worship?

Colin Kaepernick made a bold stand by not standing during the national anthem several weeks ago. Since then many have followed suit. His protest has been copied, exaggerated, castigated, and even protested against.

Finishing Touches Matching Gift

Construction on the new camp housing project is finally coming to close, and with only two major tasks remaining, a generous donor has offered $3000 in matching gift money to move toward full completion of this project.

Back to School

When summer days start disappearing several minutes sooner every evening and chilly mornings hint that Fall is waiting to fill the woods with color, most of us head back to school! Whether this fills you with dread or inspires you with excitement, the institution of learning is a reality we all must encounter. So, we have a choice. We can grimly endure it, gripe our way through it, and generally pout as we wade through the next nine months of misery, or we can face our destiny boldly and take as much away from the experience as we can. As Gandalf shared with Frodo Baggins "All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us."

A Cabin Conversation

A Cabin Conversation

"If God is so powerful, why doesn't He just take away all the pain and suffering from the world?" one of my campers asked after evening chapel. Our group was having follow-up conversation in the cabin, and I could tell that a trite answer like, "It's all part of His plan," was not going to be helpful or satisfying to the camper in this situation. I also knew that God has amazing plans for our lives even when everything seems to be going wrong. The question reminded me of a Bible character named Job.

We Welcome Camp Kesem!

We are pleased to welcome Camp Kesem to the Mohican Forest this week as students from Carnegie Mellon University operate a week of summer camp for kids whose lives are impacted by cancer.


Change is in the Air!

Change is one of the most consistent things about camp ministry...

Welcome Liberty High School Girl's Cross Country


Running, hiking, volleyball, team building, motivational sessions, lake time, and slip'n'slide are all part of coach Dewese's season opening Cross Country Camp. As the team trains every morning on the P.H.O.C. trail network, he is encouraged by the returning talent and by the promise he sees in new team members.

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