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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.

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.


2015 Camp Schedule

Watch for Camp and Conference Updates at:   



2015 Summer Camps, Conferences, Retreats, and Events:

BB               June 18-21                  Young Adult Conference (YAC)
MM              June 26-28                  Pioneer Camp
BB               June 28-July 5            Family Camp 1 (Note:  FC 1 is one day longer this year only)
MM              June 28-July 4            Chi Rho Camp 1
BB               July 5-11                     CYF Conference 1
MM              July 5-11                     Junior Camp 1
MM              July 12-18                   Chi Rho Camp 2
FYI              July 18-22                    DoC General Assembly/Convention in Columbus OH
MM             July 19-25                    Junior Camp 2
MM             July 26 – Aug 1            Created 2B Me Camp
BB              August 2–8                  CYF Conference 2
MM             August 8                      Corn Roast at Camp Mary Mac
BB              August 9-15                  Family Camp 2


2015 Fall Retreats and Events:

BB               Sept 8-11                    Senior Adult Fall Conference 2  - Revised End Date -- This camp is still Tues to Fri.
MM              Sept 25-27                  Young Adult (YA) Fall Retreat
MM              Oct 2-4                       CYF /Chi Rho Fall Retreats
BB               Oct 23-25                   Closing Weekend – Volunteers Needed
MM              TBD                           Closing Weekend - Volunteers Needed
BB - Bethany Beach Conference Center, Bethany Beach, DE
MM - Camp Mary Mac, Sharpsburg, MD
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.


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