Nestled in the beautiful Hocking Hills area of southeast Ohio, abundant faith adventures are what Camp Otterbein is all about. Get ready to experience a new and exciting journey, be in Christian Community by living alongside new and old friends, and learn and feel a powerful relationship with God in life changing ways! Whether you like soaring down our 200-foot zipline, playing canoe games on the lake, sleeping out in a treehouse, trying out your skills in the culinary kitchen, or praising God around the campfire, we have adventures for everyone!

God is present in everything we do at Camp Otterbein. Our number one rule is “Pray before you play!” Campers learn about God’s love for them and how to better understand God’s call on their life. Camp Otterbein is a place where your faith can begin, grow, and thrive!

We offer Summer and Winter Camp programs for youth ages 6-17, Family Camp experiences the whole family will enjoy, and Year-round Retreat opportunities. Come for...continue reading

West Ohio Camps is looking for leaders just like you to be counselors at our three camps this summer. A great camp counselor is someone who serves as an amazing mentor, big sibling, facilitator, manager, and all around go-to person for a group of young people. And while you are sharing yourself with the youngsters, you can reap the benefits as well. Here are ten great reasons to be a camp counselor this summer.

1. You get to be a role model.
For however long you have the opportunity to interact with the campers, you quickly become one of the coolest (and most influential) people in their lives.

2. You get to unplug.
Among the woods and lakes, you might not find much Wi-Fi, but you’ll find plenty of nature just begging you to unplug and enjoy. Surrounding yourself with the
beauty of the great outdoors only helps with this.

3. Boost your resume.
Through the experiences you have working for a camp, you will be able to proudly put on... continue reading.