“Toughest job you’ll ever love” was a hiring slogan from the Peace Corps at one time. Maybe you have heard it before. It was meant to target people who had “a good back, strong stomach, level head and a big heart.” It also conveyed the powerful message that sometimes the most rewarding things in life come with challenges. Do you agree? Do you also love Jesus, love seeing young people come to Jesus and have a history of successful leadership? If you answered “yes” and love the great outdoors, please keep reading as we have an amazing opportunity to share.

The West Ohio Conference is currently searching for our next Site Director for our Widewater location. The purpose of West Ohio’s camping and retreats ministry is to provide spiritual, relational, and recreational environments where everyone can experience the love of Jesus. This position is ultimately responsible for ensuring all daily operations & programming fulfill that purpose at our Widewater Camp & Retreat... 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