Others plant churches. We plant camps.
– David Caldwell, Founder
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This quick read starts with the question, “Why Camps?” and provides two reasons. 1) Camp reaches a child’s receptive heart with Jesus, and 2) Camp is a part of the process of developing people to do ministry. The approach Camps International uses to implement camp is explained. Includes a challenge to get involved. “Empowering Leaders to Influence Youth” (brochure)
A comprehensive debrief and compact overview of the strategy behind NOT having a campsite. Each panel of the tri-fold provides insight into this multi-nation outreach ministry. “Camp Duffel” (brochure)
Make your VOICE heard! Speak out with actions. Short term missions (and more). “V.O.I.C.E. – Volunteer Opportunities In Camp Experience” (brochure)
Want to know the philosophy behind the Camps International ministry? This pamphlet speaks of our heart to bless the local church. It walks the reader through seven elements regarding… “Collaboration Between Church and Camp” (brochure)
The link here takes you to an 18 page formatted booklet sharing what we believe about kingdom work. We emphasize a Biblical based foundation. In the section entitled, “Strategies that Influence the Outpouring of Ministry” you will find the building blocks that form Camps International starting with prayer. “Camp Strategies & Mechanisms of Ministry, Camps International’s Philosophy and Methods” (document)
This flip-chart like graphical presentation gives an enjoyable synopsis of the camp ministry. “Did You Know? Philosophy Behind Camps International” (document)
A brief history of a call to missions and where that has lead. “Founder David Caldwell Bio” (two page document)
Camp, An Evangelistic Tool for the Church (video 0:46)
We interview counselors and campers to get their feedback about summer camp in Central Mexico: Los Domos Testimonials (video 2:08)
In a vintage video, Nathan Caldwell explains the Camp Duffel model. Relationship (a few great days at camp) begets discipleship (an ongoing followup). Camps International Portable Camps (video 2:55)
What does a Camp Duffel summer look like? This footage recounts the assisting of new camps, a trip lead by Nathan Caldwell a few years back. The objective of the outreach was to help local churches and organizations plan and implement camp as a tool to shape tomorrow’s leaders. Trip to Mexico (video 4:50)
Camps International YouTube Channel
A tour around our camp laboratory in 2021: Ministry Update from Los Domos (video 11:47)