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Camp & Conference

About the Program

Our camp and conference program is geared toward providing opportunity for spiritual growth, Christian education, and fellowship.  Information on the camp events, locations, age groups, applications, and fees can be downloaded from the document menus at the top of this page.

 

Outdoor Ministries

Our Outdoor Ministries program hosts seasonal events for all ages. You can find retreats and weekends for youth, young adults, seniors, women, men, and families - all affordably priced and centered around deep spiritual growth, conversation, and community. You'll find the Camp & Conference schedule, registration packets, volunteer information, and other resources below.

 

Final 2016 Camp Schedule

2016 Spring Retreats and Events:

RCC            February 20                Winter Youth Rally Day @ Rockville Christian Church

MM             TBD                             Camp MM Opening Work Day – Volunteers Needed

FYI              March 27                     Easter Sunday

BB               April 1-3                      Conf. Center Opening Work Weekend (Volunteers)

SPCC          April 30                       CYF & Chi Rho Spring Rally* @ Shepherd’s

                                                        Park Christian Church

MM              April 16                       Green Retreat

BB               May 15-18                   Adult/Senior Spring Conference 1

MM              May 20-22                   Discovery Retreat (Young families with Preschoolers)

BB               May 27-30                   Memorial Day Weekend “Personal” Retreat

BB               June 3-5                      Disciple Women’s Retreat (Register through the CCCA DWF/CWF Reps.)

2016 Summer Camps, Conferences, Retreats, and Events:

BB               June 16-19                   Young Adult Conference (YAC)

MM              June 24-26                   Pioneer Camp

BB               July 3-9                        Family Camp 1

MM              July 10-16                    Chi Rho Camp 1

BB               July 10-16                    CYF Conference 1

MM              July 17-23                    Junior Camp 1

BB               July 24-30                    Created 2B Me Camp
                                                          (Note:  Relocated to the CCCA Conference Center)

FYI              July 26-Aug 3                National Youth Event with UCC – Buena Vista, FL

MM              July 31-Aug 6               Chi Rho Camp 2

BB               July 31-Aug 6                CYF Conference 2

BB               August 7-13                  Family Camp 2

MM              August 13                     Corn Roast at Camp Mary Mac

2016 Fall Retreats and Events:

BB               Sept 6-9                         Adult/Senior Fall Conference 2

MM              Oct 14-15                       CYF / Chi Rho Fall Event* @ Camp MM

BB               Oct 21-23                       Conference Center Closing Work Weekend – Volunteers Needed

BB               Oct 28-30                       Young Adult Fall Retreat

MM              TBD                                Camp MM Closing Weekend - Volunteers Needed

the Spring Rally and Fall Regional Assembly Events replace the Spring & Fall Chi Rho/CYF Retreats for 2016

 

MM=Camp Mary Mac-Sharpsburg, MD;     BB=Conference Center-Bethany Beach DE;

RCC=Rockville Christian Church-Rockville, MD;    SPCC=Shepherd’s Park Christian Church, Washington, DC

 

See also the new articles posted in the documents/forms list about about Preparing Your Child for Christian Camp Experience and about the Five Values of Attending Church Camp from the Christian Camp and Conference Association.  We hope that you will find these articles useful.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS A NEW CAMPER FEE REFUND POLICY DOCUMENT THAT SHOULD BE DOWNLOADED WITH THE CAMPER APPLICATION FORM AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE

 

Facilities

The Capital Area Region is blessed with two terrific camp and conference facilities. Whether you enjoy the beautiful beach and sun of Bethany Beach, Delaware or enjoy the quiet, rustic Camp Mary Mac, you'll find both sites provide a great experience for a church or organizational retreat. Check out the links below for more information on our camp sites, including information on how to book them for your own church or organization's retreat.

  • Camp Mary Mac (Sharpsburg, MD) Facilities

 

Welcome to Camp Mary Mac

Typical Campsite - Two Cabins and Sheltered Area

Covered Fire Pit and Picnic Tables

Covered Fire Pit and Picnic Tables

Well Maintained and Clean Bath House Facilities (Showers, Toilets, Lockers, etc.)

Amphitheater for Worship-Skits-Talent Shows-Story Telling

Lots of Open Space for Group Activities & Games

Covered Pavilion #2 (Craft Pavilion) Great for Arts and Crafts, Break-Out Sessions

Dining Hall Interior - with White Board, large pull-down projector screen, & laptop projector

Dining Hall - Scheduled for Expansion & Addition of a Fireplace during Spring 2015

  • Bethany Beach Conference Center (Bethany Beach, DE) Facilities

Our newest facility at Bethany Beach is Alexander Campbell Hall, a guest residence and conference center complex.

80-Person 1st Floor Meeting Room

25-person 2nd Floor Meeting Room

1st Floor 2-person ADA-style Bedroom

2nd Floor 4-person Family Room

1st & 2nd Floor 8-person Dorm Room

2nd Floor Quiet Discussion and Puzzle Area