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Day Camp

Save the dates for Day Camp 2024: June 17, 18, 20, 24, 25, 27

Please visit our Facebook page for camp pictures and video information!

Purpose Statement

“The purpose of Day Camp is to give campers a Christ-centered camping experience
that will enrich their lives physically, mentally, and spiritually.”

2024 Camp Schedule

Camp Dates: June 17, 18, 20, 24, 25, 27.

Campers do not need to attend every day, but we encourage them to come as many times as possible.

Daily Schedule: Drop off (no earlier than 9:00am) and pick up of your camper takes place in the church parking lot. Each day of camp starts at 9:30am (except on the last day) and goes until 3:00pm. Campers may not leave camp before 3:00pm without written permission from parents turned into the caboose. On the last day, June 27th, camp will begin at 1:00pm with Family Night at 5:30pm that evening.

Lunch: Lunch is provided.

Free Swim: Free Swim is offered to all campers each day from 2:00pm to 3:00pm. A modest, one-piece swimsuit is recommended.

Family Night (June 27th): Bring your whole family to Family Night! On the last day, June 27th, camp will begin at 1:00pm with Family Night at 5:30pm that evening. This night gives the families of our campers an opportunity to see the camp in action. Please join us from 5:30pm to 6:15pm for a free family dinner. Our program will begin at 6:15pm.

Weather: Day Camp happens rain or shine!

Camper Cost & Registration

Camper registration opens on April 1. Applications for Financial Scholarships are available by emailing the Camp Registrar at – rhondan@mbcmi.org.   Scholarship applications will be accepted until June 13, 2024. Prices are subject to change each year.

  • 1 Camper: $90.00 (+$3 service fee for online registration)
  • 2 Campers *: $130.00 (+$3 service fee for online registration)
  • 3+ Campers *: $175.00 (+$4 service fee for online registration)

* Multi camper discount applies to siblings only.

Camper Age: 2nd to 8th grade in the fall of 2024.

Registration: Paid registration secures your camper’s spot at Day Camp and their craft selection. Camper brochures will be available in the box outside the church or you may register online.

NEW REGISTRATION DETAILS FOR 2024: Due to increasing registrations each year, no camper registrations will be accepted on the first day of camp and registration will close June 13. We will not be allowing visitors. Please register by June 13.

Craft Selection: Campers choose 2 crafts from roughly 30 offerings. You will only be signed up for crafts with paid registration. Some craft sizes are limited. See our crafts page for a detailed listing.

Maranatha Day Camp rec area (2014)

How to Volunteer

Staff Applications: Download, print, and complete a staff application. Please turn application into the church office (mailbox is available on outside of church front doors) or Laura Smith.

Senior Staff Application

Maranatha Day Camp founders
Day Camp Founders: Richard & JoAnn Gordon

Jr. Staff Application

Important 2024 Dates for Camp Staff:

  • May 12: Staff Applications Due
  • June 12: Staff Kick-off (6:30pm-8:30pm, Jr Counselor meeting starts @ 5:00pm)
  • June 16: Camp Set-up (6pm-7:30pm)
  • June 28: Camp Clean-up (11am-12:30pm)

Prayer Partners and Sponsorship: Many of you understand the great opportunity Day Camp has been for decades. Please consider praying for Day Camp or sponsoring a camper this summer by defraying the cost for a camper. Day Camp is a wonderful experience, and we want to invite you to partner with us. Please contact Camp Director Laura Smith (lsmith@mbcmi.org) to help. Thank you in advance for providing a way for these campers to come this summer!

Maranatha Day Camp is officially licensed by the State of Michigan (License #: CD410394657). Visit the State’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs webpage for details.

For more information about Day Camp, contact Camp Director Laura Smith:

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    About Maranatha Bible Church

    If you are interested in attending Maranatha Bible Church or would like to find out more about programs for you and your family, please contact us!

    Maranatha Bible Church Office
    4426 Stony Creek NW
    Comstock Park, MI 49321

    Phone: (616) 784-5905
    9:00 am to 2:00 pm T-F