My Summer Camp Programming Podcast Interview

My Summer Camp Programming Podcast Interview

Recently, I had the honor of being a guest on the Summer Camp Programming Podcast with Curt and Chris.  During the podcast, I was able to talk about my personal experiences running a faith-based retreat facility with my family. If you would like to know a little...

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6 Tips for Someone Planning A Retreat for the FIRST TIME!

6 Tips for Someone Planning A Retreat for the FIRST TIME!

Last month, we asked a few members from the Christian Camp Pro community a question: What was the one thing you would share with someone planning a retreat for the first time? We received a lot of great responses! After reading through them, here are 6 categories that...

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How to Find Great Places for Christian Retreats!

How to Find Great Places for Christian Retreats!

If you've ever tried planning a Christian retreat, you know that finding a great Christian venue for your event can be difficult. Sometimes locations look great online but aren't that great once you get there. Others may seem very affordable but have hidden costs....

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9 Things 19 Years in Women’s Ministry Has Taught Me

9 Things 19 Years in Women’s Ministry Has Taught Me

This is a guest post from Cyndee at Women's Ministry Toolbox. The lessons haven’t always been fun or easy, but God has taught me so much in almost 20 years of ministering to women. From my days as a “mommy group” leader to serving on three different women’s...

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4 Ways Perfectionism Hinders Planning

4 Ways Perfectionism Hinders Planning

Everyone knows a perfectionist; in fact, that perfectionist might even be you. Perfectionism, no matter who it is attached to, has a couple of well-defined features. Perfectionists want every little detail to be just right; anything short of perfect is unacceptable....

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5 Deal Breakers When Choosing a Christian Retreat Facility

5 Deal Breakers When Choosing a Christian Retreat Facility

Choosing a facility for your Christian retreat is an important decision. For the next few days, this is the place where your guests will eat, sleep, make new memories, and grow closer to each other and Christ. Throughout the entire course of the event, you want your...

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5 Main Elements of a Proper Welcome Packet

5 Main Elements of a Proper Welcome Packet

If you’re not using welcome packets, you should start now! Welcome packets are a great way to kick off any event and make your guests feel both comfortable and appreciated throughout their entire experience. However, it’s essential that these packets are not merely...

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4 Reasons I Had a Horrible Youth Camp Experience

4 Reasons I Had a Horrible Youth Camp Experience

When I signed up to attended youth camp last year, I wasn’t sure what to think. All of my friends told me it would be a blast and that my life would be changed forever. Unfortunately, reality was far different for me. Youth camp didn’t inspire me or radically...

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