The West Ohio Camping & Retreat Ministries has made the difficult decision to suspend all summer camp programs due to the coronavirus. The health, safety and well-being of our campers and staff are very important to us. The decision was made after many days and hours of conversation, discernment, and prayer with conference leadership, camping and health care officials.

Full refunds are available to those already registered and to churches that have paid fees. There are several options for your consideration:

1) Call or email for a full refund
2) Transfer the funds toward summer 2021 and receive a free camp hoodie next summer (This helps us to operate camps through this year).
3) Offer to donate all or a portion of your fees paid as a tax-deductible contribution to West Ohio Camps.

The mission of the West Ohio Camps is to provide a spiritual, relational, and recreational environment where everyone can experience the love of Jesus. The season... continue reading.

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