How To Start a Christian Day Camp: Your Step-By-Step Guide To Starting a Christian Day Camp
How to Start a Christian Day Camp by Jane Rodda is an excellent resource for churches who are looking to start a Christian day camp which will meet the needs of youth, children, and parents in their communities. Whether you are looking to expand a Vacation Bible School Program, or start a day camp program from scratch, this guide will suit your needs.
Jane has vast experience in Christian day camp programs, and she brings this experience to the guide. She does not just give general advice. She ties in stories from her own successes and failures in the Christian day camp arena. She helps make the task seem doable, while at the same time understanding the responsibility associated with starting such a program.
This guide examines several different areas of starting a Christian day camp, including:
- The Benefits of a Christian Day Camp
- How to Assess the Needs of a Community
- Getting Started
- Recruiting Help
- How to Keep a Christian Emphasis
- How to Keep Kids Safe
- Legal Issues
- Detailed To Do and Not To Do Lists
Jane Rodda strongly feels that churches have an excellent opportunity to reach families through a quality day camp program, and her concise, step-by-step book gives accurate information without overloading you with details.
If you are looking for a way to expand your children’s program to help meet childcare needs within the community in a unique and exciting way, How to Start a Christian Day Camp helps lay out the steps and what you need to do. It is written is such a way that anyone, from a beginning volunteer to a seasoned children’s ministry expert can benefit from reading the guide.
She spent twenty years working in both overnight and day camp programs, and Jane felt she was born to do day camp. This guide will help you to feel that same confidence.
- HowExpert, November 2011
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