College Church offers camp scholarships to participants in the STARS ministry. Full and partial scholarships to designated camps are available depending on the family’s need and available funding. Families register to the designated camp of their choice and College Church sends the financial assistance directly to the camp.
Joni and Friends Family Retreat: This five-day family retreat is on the campus of the beautiful Maranatha Conference Center in Muskegon, Michigan. STARS families generally attend the second week of family retreats sponsored by JAF Chicago. For more information, visit their website or call 630.573.2900.
CAMPS FOR TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS
SpringHill Camp: Part of the mission of SpringHill Camp, with sites in both Michigan and Indiana, is to let every kid who wants to come to camp, come. No matter what. You won’t find a separate camp at Springhill for kids with special needs. For more information or to register, visit their website or call 231.734.2616.
Camp Discovery: Discover purpose and possibility at Camp Discovery in Union Grove, Wisconsin. This camp is designed for teens and young adults, 13-17 and 18-25 years old. Besides having a lot of fun, each camper has the opportunity to work on daily living skills, social/emotional skills and functional skills. Dates: TBA. For more information or to register, visit their website or call 262.878.5620.
CAMPS FOR TEENS AND ADULTS
Walcamp: Located in Kingston, Illinois, Walcamp has been serving individuals with mental and physical challenges for many years through Voice of Care. Walcamp’s well-trained staff participates in all activities with campers in a 1:1 or small group ratio. For more information or to register, visit their website or call 815.784.5141.
Camp Matz: Located in Watertown, Wisconsin, these five-day, four-night Christian summer retreats empower volunteers and participants with intellectual and developmental disabilities through worship, prayer, biblical role-playing and a variety of engaging activities in God’s creation. For more information or to register, visit their website or call 920.261.3050 ext. 3452.