LYC Summer Camps 2016

LYC Summer Camps 2016

We’re excited to be able to announce the dates and locations for the upcoming LYC summer camps this year in North America and Europe. Registration for the North America camps, as well as more detailed information about the camps, and how to go about making preparations to attend camp will be available on in just one week, on Sunday, February 14th. Until then, this should whet your appetite!

Ohio Teen Camp 2016

Forge new life-long friendships and create some unforgettable memories this summer at LYC! This exciting summer camp program for Living Church of God teens is held at beautiful Camp Lazarus near Columbus, Ohio and features sports, canoeing, dances, swimming, music, life skills, and much more in a Christ-centered environment.  This great camp facility is complete with dormitories, cabins, and tent sites, featuring: an outdoor in-ground swimming pool, state-of-the-art archery and riflery ranges, outdoor sand volleyball courts, grassy sports fields, an outdoor amphitheater, a large dining hall & kitchen area, and an old-fashioned wood lodge with a river-stone fireplace, complete with an outdoor log-rail deck overlooking the scenic brook that flows through the property.

Arrival date for campers is Monday, August 1st, and for staff, Sunday, July 31st. The departure date for both campers and staff is Sunday, August 14th. Registration opens on Sunday, February 14th at

Adventure Trip 2016 – Banff, Alberta, Canada

Banff National Park, one of the most beautiful spots on the planet, is the site of the 2016 Adventure Camp!  Located in the Canadian Rockies this park encompasses 6,641 kilometers of mountainous terrain, dense coniferous forests, alpine landscapes, and numerous glaciers and ice fields.  Mountain goats, bighorn sheep, marmots and pikas are widespread in the alpine areas.  It is home to 56 mammal species including grizzly and black bears, cougars, lynxes, wolverines, weasels, river otters, wolves, elk, deer, moose and more.

Prepare to experience the breathtaking beauty of this incredible backcountry!  We will hike up and down strenuous mountain passes, walk through lush green valleys, and breathe cool mountain air.  We will enjoy relaxing in the famous Upper Hot Springs following this spectacular hike, before whitewater rafting on one of the Rockies most thrilling whitewater rivers – the Kicking Horse – with grade IV+ rapids!  This is surely to be one of the most exciting and challenging Adventure Trips yet!

Sign up early for this camp – as spots will fill up fast!  The cost is an incredible value at $450 per person for campers (ages 13-20) and $350 per staff member (ages 21 and up).  All acceptances will be made during the month of February. Camp attendees from outside Canada will need to have a valid passport allowing for travel to Canada, as well as arrange for any applicable travel documentation, such as a Travel visa or Electronic Travel Authorization. For more information, see

Campers and staff should plan to arrive by 5:00pm on Tuesday, July 5th, and depart by noon on Thursday, July 14th. Registration open on Sunday, February 14th at!

Missouri Preteen Camp 2016

Come join the fun at the Missouri Pre-Teen summer camp held at Knob Noster State Park. Each year Pre-Teens from all over the Midwest and beyond gather to enjoy an action packed week of fun and fellowship in the beautiful Ozark hills. So come and help make this year’s camp an adventure where we meet new friends, renew old acquaintances and expand our knowledge of God and all of His creation.

The arrival date is Sunday, July 3rd, and the departure date is Friday, June 8th. Registration opens on Sunday, February 14th at

North Carolina Preteen Camp 2016

This LYP Preteen Camp will be conducted at Singletary Lake State Park, in beautiful eastern North Carolina. This camp facility is complete with numerous cabins, freshwater lake with private access, large dining hall and kitchen area, hiking trails, sand volleyball court and more!

The arrival date is Sunday, June 19th, and the departure date is Friday, June 24th. Registration opens on Sunday, February 14th at

Texas Preteen Camp 2016

Come join us at the 2016 Texas Preteen Camp for fun-filled days in the summer sun, making friends and learning how to have fun doing things God’s way. Deep in the heart of the pine woods of East Texas, Lone Star Camp, in Athens, Texas, the location of this year’s camp, is a beautiful facility with air-conditioned meeting rooms, dormitories, cabins and even family housing—all within close proximity of each other—with plenty of bathrooms and showers in every building, along with basketball and volleyball courts, a 25-acre lake, and a playground for enjoying free time. Hone your archery skills. Enjoy Ga-Ga Ball, gym sports and Canoeing. Share your talents in the Variety Show. Enjoy three scrumptious meals a day plus snacks! Make new friends and enjoy friends from camps past. This year’s camp promises to be a well-balanced, enjoyable time for all.

The arrival date is Sunday, July 10th, and the departure date is Friday, July 15th. Registration opens on Sunday, February 14th at

LYC Europe 2016 – Belgium

The LYC Europe for 2016 will be held at “Domaine de Chevetogne”, Belgium. Schedule permitting activities will include hiking/orienteering, water-skiing, leather work, music, Bible & Christian education, volleyball, football, speedminton, basketball, nature discovery, Power Point Presentation skills, speech and initiative training.  We have one Sabbath for relaxation and spiritual instruction, and the week will culminate with a special Sabbath dinner followed by a sing-along.

The arrival date is Sunday, August 7th, and the departure date is Sunday, August 14th. Application forms can be requested from the UK church office ([email protected]) or from Mr. Rees Ellis ([email protected]).