Speaker: Stay tuned for more information on our 2021 camp speaker.
Worship: Stay tuned for more information on our 2021 camp worship band.
Other Quick Details: We're going to have a great week of camp. Come prepared for our "end of the week banquet" on Thursday night. Whatever your "best camp clothes" are should be reserved for this fun banquet. As in years past, students will have the opportunity to choose one of several "Activity Tracks" and one of several "Bible Study Tracks" to participate in all week long.
Our activity tracks will meet for a total of 8 hours throughout the week. When registering for camp, students much choose a 1st choice "Activity Track" and a 2nd choice "Activity Track".
Students will participate in the same activity track all week long.
Below is a brief description of what our activity tracks looked like for 2020.
Official 2021 "Activity Tracks" will be released soon.
Photography* - The photography track is BRAND NEW to Camp 9Twelve! We are excited to have Rachael Curtis (of Rachael Leigh Photography & former camper) as our photography director! She'll be teaching students how to take control of their camera, whether it's a phone or a DSLR. Students will learn: how to shoot in manual mode, the basics of composition, how to find good light, the basics of portraiture, the basics of editing in Adobe Lightroom and more! There will be several opportunities throughout the week for students to get out of the classroom and gain experience in different lighting & location situations as well as build their portfolio with the photos they will take! If you're a student interested in becoming a photographer or just want to learn to take better photos, then this track may be for you! We are actually partnering with a great rental company and some other businesses to rent professional equipment for this track! So no matter what equipment you have to use at home, everyone will have the opportunity to learn in this track! Our goal is to make this course as helpful as possible! So, don't let your lack of resources deter you from signing up!
*Students participating in the photography track will incur an additional $25 fee on top of the general Camp 9Twelve registration cost of $145. This extra fee will be assessed at the time of on-line registration.
Arts & Crafts - Our Arts & Crafts track will provide students with an opportunity to learn about pottery making, painting, sketching and much more. This track will work from our recently renovated Craft Shack and receive some hands on opportunities in a variety arts and crafts genres. Our craft track will be led by some amazingly gifted people who love arts and crafts.
Outdoor Training - Our outdoor track will give students a chance to learn about and try out fishing,
catching and storing fish, food processing, preparing food from the wild (fish and small game), fire building, wood processing, cooking over an open fire, fire building techniques, how to identify and use materials to build fire and some other great fun. This track will spend much of its time in the woods & around the fire ring.
Sports & Rec. - Our sports and rec. track is going to be amazing. This track will provide students with an opportunity to take morning runs, play awesome games and learn more about healthy habits. Our sports and rec. track will be led by John and Melyssa Trussel. They are long time camp veterans and come with a bunch of great ideas for making camp a blast.
Drama - Our drama track will include opportunities for students to both participate in and learn basic theater techniques, learn how to craft scripted material and maybe even have a chance to write their own script. Students interested in either performing scripts or writing scripts will greatly enjoy this track. This activity track will be led by Mike Massie. Mike works at Fairfield High School in their theater department and has served as our Summer Camp drama director for the last 3 years.
Worship - Students who select the worship track will be involved with learning and actively participating in the study and the practical application of worship. Students should have some music, dance or media experience. Interested students will be placed in groups according to their gifts, such as vocal, instrumental, media, dance, art or spoken Word. This track will give students an overall philosophy of “corporate worship,” what it is and why we even do it. Students will learn and create specific ways in which they will be involved in the worship experience.
Bible Study Tracks:
Our Bible Study tracks will meet for a total of 4 hours throughout the week. When registering for camp, students much choose a 1st choice "Bible Study Track" and a 2nd choice "Bible Study Track". Students will participate in the same Bible Study track all week long. Check out the list below to see what was offered for the Bible Study Track Options for 2020.
Official 2021 Bible Study tracks will be released soon.
How to Study the Bible - Discover more about how to study the Bible in a way that fits you. Studying the Bible shouldn't be boring or irrelevant to our lives. If you have the right tools you can bring God's Word to life in a whole new way.
Guys Only - Guys deal with stuff that girls just don't deal with. Jump in on this Bible Study track to discover how to become the man God is calling you to become.
Girls Only - Girls aren't weird...or are they? Girls deal with a ton of stuff that is totally unique to being a girl. God has something special for His daughters and He wants nothing more than to help you map that out. Jump in on this study to discover more about becoming a woman after God's heart.
Prayer - Our prayer lives should consist of more than just asking God for stuff or help with homework. Jump in on this track option to learn the ins and outs of prayer, what a healthy prayer life looks like and what the potential roadblocks are to getting there.
Spiritual Gifts - God has uniquely gifted you in an amazing way. Too often we struggle to figure out how and what that looks like. This track option will give you the tools to figure out how God has gifted you and what to do about it.
Sharing Jesus - God has clearly called each of His followers to tell the world about Him. Sometimes that's pretty intimidating and we often don't know where to start. This track will help you begin to figure out what sharing Jesus with your friends is all about.
Apologetics (Open to Juniors & Seniors Only) - How do you go about defending your faith? What do you believe and more importantly, why do you believe it? How quickly could someone talk you out of what you think you believe? This track will give you some insight on how to stand up for what you believe in and how to discuss that with others in a God honoring way.