9th – 12th Grade Confirmation Camp Information

Topics to be covered at Older Youth Confirmation Camp:

  • What is Confirmation?
  • Wesleyan Quadrilateral
  • History of Methodism and John Wesley
  • God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit
  • Grace
  • Social Justice and Social Principles
  • Marks of a United Methodist, Why I Am United Methodist
  • Creeds
  • What’s Next, Confirmation Vows

Schedule

Friday

8:00- 8:30 Check-In, Get Settled
8:30- 9:00 Ice Breakers, Introductions
9:00-9:45 Session 1: What is Confirmation; Wesleyan Quadrilateral
9:45-10:00 Break, Snacks
10-10:45 Session 2: God
10:45-11:15 Flush and Brush
11:30 Lights Out

Saturday

8:00- 8:30 Breakfast
8:30-9:00 Wake-up Games
9:00-10:00 Session 3: Jesus and the Holy Spirit
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-11:15 Session 4: Grace
11:15-12:00 Mission Project
12:00-12:30 Lunch
12:30-1:00 Free Time
1:00-2:00 Session 5: History of Methodism/John Wesley
2:00-2:30 Questions and Answers
2:30-2:45 Break, Snacks
2:45-3:45 Session 6: Social Justice, Principles
3:45- 4:15 Games
4:15-5:15 Session 7: Marks of a United Methodist, Why I am UM, Be the church
5:15-5:45 Free Time
5:45-6:30 Dinner
6:30-7:30 Session 8: Creeds, Write your own creed
7:30-8:30 Art Project
8:30-9:30 Worship, Sacraments
9:30-10:15 Free Time
10:15-10:45 Flush and Brush
11:00 Lights Out

Sunday

8:00-8:30 Breakfast
8:30-9:00 Pack up, Clean up
9:00-10:00 Session 9: What’s Next, Vows
10:00-10:30 Commissioning and Closing

Price

Price per participant (including adults): $45
Adult chaperones from each church are not required, however, any adult is welcome to attend with your youth.

Packing List:

  • Sleeping bag or sheets/blanket and pillow
  • Towel, toiletries and shower shoes
  • Sleepwear
  • Comfortable clothes and shoes
  • Jacket
  • Flashlight
  • Bible
  • Pen or Pencil
  • Umbrella or Poncho depending on weather forecast
  • Reusable water bottle

Every participant (youth and adult) must bring a completed Liability Release and Medical form with them to check-in on Friday evening.

Every church must bring a completed Background Check Verification form with them if adults will be attending from your church to check-in on Friday evening. (Only one Background Check Verification form from each church is required.)

What you’ll need to know in order to register your group:

Participant Name
Participant Grade
Participant Gender
Church Name
District (Drop down menu)
Pastor’s Name
Pastor’s Email Address
Adult Leader’s Name
Adult Leader’s Cell Phone #
Emergency Contact Name
Emergency Contact Number
Allergies, etc.