The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

June 8, 2013

West Virginia Christian Youth Camp expands services offered

— West Virginia Christian Youth Camp is a small non-profit organization dedicated to providing young people with a wholesome program of Bible study, spiritual growth and personal enrichment in a Christian environment.

Each day at the camp is filled with Bible classes, worship hours, devotionals and Bible bowl competitions. Recreation time is carefully structured to ensure the best use of time for fun and fellowship.

Regular Bible camp weeks are divided into four distinct groups. Senior Week, for ages 14-18, meets June 30-July 6. Intermediate Week, for ages 11-14, meets July 7-13. Junior Week, for those ages 7-11, runs from July 14-19. All Age Week, for ages 8-18, runs July 21- 27.

In 2012, West Virginia Christian added a new week to camp, Sports Week. During Sports Week, June 23-28 for ages 12 to 18, campers will have the opportunity to learn a sport from qualified coaches and counselors, including former collegiate athletes.

“We believe this camp has the potential to develop leadership through biblical teaching both on and off the field,” commented Sport’s Week Director Ryan Currey of Bridgeport.

This year, West Virginia Christian Youth Camp will over a special Singing Emphasis Week July 28-Aug. 3 for ages 12-18. This week is intended to improve music theory skills, teach song leading, introduce hymn writing, as well as, help everyone learn to sing with the spirit and understand to improve congregational singing.

“This week is not restricted to those who possess a certain level of talent or experience. It is for any young person who shares in the love and appreciation of singing and the songs that we sing. It is not about being the best singers, it is about doing our best when singing songs of praise and worship to God,” noted Singing Emphasis Week Director Andy Robison.

For additional information on the camp visit Camp registration forms can be downloaded from the camp’s website. Senior, Intermediate, Junior, All Age and Singing Emphasis Weeks of West Virginia Christian Youth Camp are $100 per week. Camp for the Athlete is $125 per week. Price includes room and board, food, entertainment and activities.