Special People Camp 2024

Mission Statement


Special People Camp is a ministry where God breaks down barriers and opens doors for special needs adults.


Theme for 2024 Camp – Jesus Cares for Us


"Give all your worries and cares to God, for He cares about You." - 1st Peter 5:7 NLV


Special People Camp, Inc. will be Tuesday, October 8 through Thursday October 10, 2024.  It will be a time of worship, music and singing, fellowship, enjoying old friends and making new friends. Campers will be able to enjoy activities such as making crafts, talent shows, games and “Silent” Disco Dance to name a few.  They will also enjoy outside activities such as carriage rides, campfire and water activities like fishing and canoeing. 


Registered Nurse and staff will be on site to monitor medication distribution and treat minor cuts and scrapes.  Incidents will be documented by nursing staff and reported to Lakeview Conference Center and guardians/parents.


Note: TOBACCO, VAPING DEVICES, ALCOHOL AND ILLEGAL DRUGS ARE PROHIBITED AT SPECIAL PEOPLE CAMP.


Camper Qualifications:  

  • Campers must be 18 years of age
  • Able to feed, bathe and dress themselves and tend to their own toilet needs
  • Not prone to violent rages or outbursts.
  • Able to function with other campers and camp staff.


Counselor/Program Staff Qualifications:  

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Pass criminal history check
  • Pastoral reference as to character and temperament for Special People Camp
  • No health issues that would prevent fulfilling Counselor/Program Staff responsibilities.


Want to know more about participating in Special People Camp? Click on Campers or Counselors/Program Staff Tab


Cost of Camp:

Regular Registration (ends September 1, 2024)    $225.00

Late Registration:  September 2 through September 22, 2024        $250.00

Admittance is conditional upon Registrar and Camp Director approval of application and available space.

All registrants (Campers and Counselors) will be contacted confirming camp attendance upon receipt of registration forms and payment.

Refunds

Refunds request will be made in full up to September 1, 2024.  All other refunds will be ½ the tuition.  In the event of a declared emergency, all registration fees will be refunded in full.

Scholarships

Limited scholarships are available for campers and counselors based on need and availability.  For more information contact. Mike Beaty  (903) 288-3154


How to Register

Continue to fill in information on line or print the application and mail to the Registrar. 

    Rev. Nathan Firmin 

    219 Woodcreek Drive

    Longview, TX 75605

    Contact Number: 817-919-3414

 

You may pay on-line using PayPal or send a check or money order to the Registrar with your printed application.


What do you need to bring with you to Camp?

Packing List


  • Pillow, twin sized bed sheets or sleeping bag, blanket
  • Towel, wash cloth, soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, comb/brush, deodorant    
  • Shaving gear for men
  • Comfortable clothes for 3 days (no dress up clothes needed), light jacket, rain gear.  
  •  Comfortable walking shoes.
  • Items needed to participate in the Talent Show.

        

Photography

By registering for Special People Camp, you give permission for your camper or yourself to be photographed for group keepsakes and publicity for Special People Camp. Inc.




When registration opens, scroll down and click an application. It will open in a new tab.  If you do not wish to fill it out on your computer, download it first.

Take Action You can make a Difference

Camper Application

 Click here for Application complete the form online to submit it or print it and mail to the address on the application. 


Applications received after September 1 will be processed individually and will depend upon available space and having an adequate number of counselors.  


Counselor Application

Click here for Application complete the form online to submit it or print it and mail to the address on the application.

Pastoral Referral Application

Click here for Application complete the form online to submit it or print it and mail to the address on the application. 

Donate to Special People Camp

Special People Camp is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Donations are tax-deductible

Special Camp 2020


Due to Coronavirus we could not have in-person camp in October 2020

SPC Virtual Camp was held via YouTube!

Thank you for everyone who joined us live!


You can still view the camp sessions by clicking the YouTube links below. We hope to see you all soon!

Day One

Day Two

Day Three

Donate to Special People Camp

Special People Camp is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Donations are tax-deductible

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