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Camp Sunday is Coming!

Share our latest Minute for Mission all about Summer 2022!
Does your church host a Camp Sunday? Each February the Presbyterian Church (USA) recognizes a nationwide Camp Sunday for congregations to share and learn all about their outdoor ministries. Your congregation can host their own Camp Sunday with PC(USA) liturgical resources available here.

We invite you to lift up Pyoca at your next service, and to share our latest Minute for Mission video with your church!
 
Registration Portal
Summer camp registration is now live. Click above to get started on your camper's registration. Learn more about the registration process on our website.

2022 Program Calendar:

We have a lot of exciting things to look forward to in 2022, and you can join in the fun! Check out our full 2022 program calendar to learn more about what we're offering this year, including: volunteer opportunities, our 70th anniversary celebration, plus annual programs for youth, families, and adults.
 

Confirmation Retreat: Mar. 11th - 13th


Save the date for our upcoming
Confirmation Retreat this March! Youth and their mentors will gather together for a weekend of faith exploration and bonding.

Registration is open until Monday, February 28th.

Learn more: Confirmation Retreat


 

Mystery Quilt Retreat: April 6 - 10

Join us this April for our annual Mystery Quilt Retreat. For nearly twenty years, quilters have joined us at Pyoca each spring to sew their own "Mystery Quilt." Before arrival, each participant receives fabric measurements and cutting instructions for the Mystery Quilt, but will not see the full quilt pattern until they arrive. We hope you'll join us and uncover the mystery!

 

Day of Service: Sat., April 30th

Each spring Pyoca enlists volunteers to assist with our annual spring clean-up of camp! Volunteers of all ages and skill levels are welcome. Projects typically include landscaping, cleaning, painting, small building/woodworking projects, and more. Join us from 10AM - 3PM -- free will lunch provided. Sign-up today to volunteer for this event.
 

Family Camp & Family Day: July 8th - 10th


Join us this summer for Family Camp! Held the weekend of July 8th - 10th, this program is open to all ages and is the perfect way to reconnect with your camp-loving family. Families will form their own cohorts or "pods," and can pick and choose their activity blocks throughout the weekend.
 
Can't join us for the whole weekend? Come down to camp on Saturday, July 9th for Family Day. We'll be welcoming summer staff families and our camp community for an afternoon of camp activities and a free-will offering lunch. More details to come.

Learn more: Family Camp
 

Grown-up Summer Camp: July 28th - 31st

Join us for all of the fun of camp -- all grown up! This summer Pyoca is partnering with Second Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis to host Grown-up Summer Camp, open to adults 21+. Experience all of the traditional fun camp activities, enjoy time for rest, and spend the last night out with your new camp friends at the Jackson County Fair. Learn more.
 

Pyoca's 70th Anniversary Celebration: August 2022


Join us this August as we celebrate our 70th year of ministry. All members of our camp community are invited to come down and explore camp, have lunch, and join us for worship as we give thanks to God for seventy years of transformation and lives changed in this place. More information and dates coming soon!

Did You Know?

We would love to connect with your congregation to share all that is going on at camp and see how we can partner further in ministry. Interested in scheduling an overnight or day church retreat for 2022? We'd love to assist! 

After so much time apart over the past two years, church retreats are a great way to reconnect and deepen the fellowship of your congregation. Both weekend and weekday stays are available. Learn more about booking your retreat or event at Pyoca.

If your session or mission committee would like to schedule a virtual meeting, call us at (812) 358-3413 or email mike@pyoca.org.

Molly is preaching at Main Street Presbyterian Church on Sunday, February 27th.

Join Our Staff:

Applications are now open for 2022 Summer Staff! Do you love kids, camp, God, and want to grow in faith this summer, while also developing as a young professional? Join our team and make an amazing impact upon the lives of the children and youth we serve. Check out available positions here.
 
Apply Today
Check out even more Summer Staff info, including: important summer dates, staff expectations, salaries, staff training and certifications, and more!

How You Can Support Camp: Pass It On

Pass It On. Like the beloved campfire song, we know that in order to pass on the magic of camp to the next generation, we need the support of friends of camp and previous generations who have been transformed by this ministry.
 
Donate
There are a number of ways to support our ministry, including: donations to our Scholarship and Annual Funds, volunteer opportunities, in-kind gifts through our Amazon Wish List, and more.

Want to learn more about what is happening at Pyoca? We encourage you to follow, like, and subscribe to our InstagramFacebook, YouTube, and blog pages where you can keep up with the latest information on all things camp.

NEW: Check out our TikTok account for fun videos of our staff!
 
Rev. Molly DeWitt
Program Director

If you have any questions regarding Pyoca programs or booking your next retreat, please email program@pyoca.org or call (812) 358-3413.
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