Our junior high Outpost programs are where things really start to take off! In addition to providing a unique blend of traditional camp activities and a strong focus on spiritual growth, Outpost programs empower campers by giving them greater responsibility and autonomy.
Outpost campers live in rustic treehouse cabins located in a secluded area of camp, cook their own breakfast each morning, and gather together in the Outpost pavilion (which also serves as a shower house) to share in fellowship and fun with other cabin groups. Outpost campers participate in our high ropes challenge course and other outdoor adventures, learning important life skills such as leadership, cooperation, and resilience while also deepening their relationship with God.
Central to Camp Shalom’s mission is the integration of Christian teachings and values into every aspect of the camp experience. Each day begins with a morning devotion and staff-led worship. Throughout the day, dedicated counselors lead engaging Bible study sessions that explore themes such as compassion, gratitude, forgiveness, and love. These discussions are thoughtfully designed to inspire campers and help them understand that their faith should guide their actions and decisions.
In addition to the daily activities and spiritual teachings, our summer camp programs include special events and traditions that make the experience truly unforgettable. From evening campfires and worship services under the stars to talent shows and themed dress-up days, there is always a sense of excitement and joy in the air.
Our camp community is built on a foundation of hospitality and love. We welcome campers from diverse backgrounds and provide a safe space for them to grow in their faith while embracing their individuality. It is through our staff's care, attention, and leadership that campers depart Camp Shalom spiritually nourished with new friends and improved life skills.
Our Outpost programs provide a transformative summer experience for campers entering grades 7 through 9, leaving them with cherished memories and a strengthened connection to their faith.