JUNE 19-24, 2017 HELD AT BLUE LAKE CAMP, ANDALUSIA, AL
The theme for Summer '17 camps is MAGNUM OPUS: OUR LIFE’S GREATEST WORK
FOR YOUTH GRADES 6 – 12
CAMP COST $335 - GO TO REGISTRATION TAB TO SIGN-UP!
You can generate directions to the Blue Lake camp from your location at this link.
Monday June 19
3:30 – 4:30PM ARRIVAL AND REGISTRATION
7:00PM EVENING GATHERING
11:00PM LIGHTS OUT
Tuesday-Friday June 20-23
8:15AM MORNING WATCH
9:30AM MORNING GATHERING
10:30AM FOCUS GROUPS
2:30 - 5:00PM REC TIME
7:00PM EVENING GATHERING
9:00PM BRING YOUR BAND STAGE AND CAFE
11:00PM LIGHTS OUT
Saturday June 24
9:15AM CLEAN / PACK / LOAD
10:15AM CLOSING WORSHIP GATHERING
11:45PM GOODBYE AND SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!
WHAT TO BRING
- Your completed Health Form (see below)
- Your signed Hold Harmless Agreement (see below)
- Bedding/sleeping bag & pillow
- Towels & washcloths
- Toiletries–toothpaste, toothbrush, soap, shampoo, sunscreen, deodorant, etc.
- Clothing-please remember that we will be outside in the sun a lot
- Swim suit and swim towel
- Rain jacket/umbrella
- Closed Toed Shoes – no sandals or slip-ons, please!
- “Water shoes” – closed toed shoes that can get wet for the shower, dock, and canoeing.
- Money for canteen (optional)
In addition to registration, each attendee will need to print, fill out and sign one each of the following forms:
Rolf Weichardt was was raised in a very conservative Afrikaans family during the apartheid years in South Africa, spending his formative years in strictly segregated schools and communities. In his final year of high school he had a personal encounter with God and committed his life to Christ, becoming and instrument in the dismantling of apartheid in his country. After completing his degree in Human Resource Management he became very active in Racial Reconciliation initiatives whilst serving with Youth for Christ.
In 1991 he founded the ministry of ‘Khanyisa’, a racially and culturally diverse group of South Africans that would preach the message of racial reconciliation through the medium of music and dance. Their passionate message was delivered from the ghettos of South Africa to churches, schools, prisons and state theatres in the Netherlands, Germany, the UK, Slovakia, the Indian Ocean Islands, China and the USA.
In 2001 Rolf and his family returned to South Africa after living in the States for 6 years. For several years he served Youth for Christ as their Training Director and later as the National Director.
Currently Rolf and his family live on a farm, overseeing a project that aims at restoring dignity for rural African young people living in abject poverty, disadvantaged by decades of racial prejudice and oppression. He still is very passionate about training of creative arts teams who desire to be catalysts for change. Rolf has been married to Elizabeth for 32 years. They have 3 adult children, a teenage son and 4 grandchildren.
Steve Geyer lives in Fayetteville Georgia with his wife Kathy and their two college-aged children Kirsten and Graham, serving on staff at Heritage Christian Church as Special Needs & Missions Pastor.
Steve spent 18 years performing stand-up comedy, working the comedy club circuit opening for such acts as Sinbad, Billy Crystal, and Ray Romano. Learning to do comedy as way to cope with the trials of an abusive home and painful childhood. He became a believer while working on the club circuit and began speaking in churches.
Since then he has recorded a live video and three comedy records, and has performed and toured with Christian Artists such as: 4HIM, Point of Grace, DC Talk, Michael W. Smith, Casting Crowns, Third Day, The Newsboys, and many others. Appearing as a featured speaker at Christian festivals including; Cornerstone, Soul Fest, Creation Fest, Jesus Northwest, Atlanta Fest, and Youth Specialties. He continues to travel the globe as a speaker, trainer, and comedian. He will make you LOL!!
Brad is a pastor, church planter, author, and one very exciting communicator—extremely passionate to help people experience the liberating grace of God through Jesus Christ and to become all God intended them to be!
Brad holds a B.A. degree from Texas Wesleyan in Ft.Worth, Texas, and a Master of Divinity from Candler School of Theology, Emory University. He also serves the Alabama-West Florida Conference as ordained United Methodist minister. Brad has been married to Shannon for almost thirty years, the McClain’s have six children, eight grandchildren, and live on the beautiful eastern shore of Mobile Bay.
Paul Olson exudes an unmistakably genuine and bold passion for the Lord, longing to see young people respond to God's grace and serve Him as they love others. A dynamic communicator, speaking truth with pure conviction and humor; he has been a key leader at Revive from the beginning—serving also on the Revive Board. As both a teacher and musician, he is involved with worship leading, church leadership training, youth events, and seminars around the world including: YFC South Africa, Mobile Youth Missions, FCA, First Priority, and Revive Camps. He has been in youth ministry for the past 20 years. Paul is currently the Youth Pastor at Belmont Church in Nashville, Tennessee where he lives with his wife Carrie, son Nate, and daughter Abi.
Trey Hill, worship leader and songwriter, has been leading worship at Revive since 2009. Trey has a passion for seeing others come alive in the grace of Christ and for serving others, especially students. His latest worship project, You Have My Heart, was released in April of 2014. You can purchase it here or on iTunes. Trey loves writing music specifically for Revive and plans to record his latest collection of songs in 2016. Trey currently leads worship at Belmont Church in Nashville, TN and is married to the lovely Betsy Hill, who is also a part of the Revive family.