YoungLives camp is an extraordinary place! Mentors accompany teen moms and their babies to camp for a respite from the chaos of their daily struggles. Here, with their physical and childcare needs met, teen moms are immersed in the love of God and can focus on their future.
Summer camp 2017
Where: Carolina Point, Brevard,NC
When: July 31st - August 5th, 2017
Cost: $850 per camper and her child
Please help us fill a bus and take a total of 80 of
us to week-long YoungLives camp!!! This includes 30 girls and their babies, along
with volunteer mentors and a childcare team. This year marks our 7th camp trip for Jacksonville YoungLives and we will be traveling to Carolina
Point, Brevard, NC.
can help change two lives forever!
According to the impact survey, every teen mom who attended camp
reported that camp had transformed their lives
One week at camp gives new hope to teen moms and their babies as they
learn and experience God’s love and saving grace. There, at camp, with their physical and
childcare needs met, teen moms are immersed in the love of God and can focus on
Here are ways you can help:
contribution – the total cost to send the teen moms, their babies, volunteer mentors
and leaders to camp is $26,000. This
includes transportation, housing, childcare and food. The girls are also raising money and will be
responsible for $150 of their cost. With
your gift, you can remove a barrier between these girls and “the best week of
their lives” so they can hear the life changing message of Jesus. All gifts are helpful and appreciated. Your donation is fully tax deductible. Please make your checks out to” Young Life”
and write “FL222 Camp” in the memo line.
Gifts can be mailed to Jacksonville YoungLives, P.O. Box 2173,
Jacksonville, FL 32203. Or online using the link below
Pray – prayer is a
vital part of any camp experience. We know only the work of the Holy Spirit can change
lives, so we need an army of people to pray for us and our week at camp. Please pray that God will smooth the way for
these teen moms and their babies; pray for the relationships between the girls
and their mentors, and most importantly that they will see the need for a
relationship with Christ. A relationship
with Jesus transforms everything about a person – how they view themselves,
their family, their friends and their world.
Please pray for our girls….that they can be the beginning of change in
Volunteer As childcare
Come experience this life changing mission first hand. Serve as a childcare volunteer at a YoungLives summer camp week.
Thank you for being part of our personal support team. Your prayers and financial support are making a difference. We are extremely excited to see how God continues to mold the lives of these young women so they can become the mothers he created them to be.
Weekend School Year Camping
Where: Southwind, Ocklawaha, FL
When: February 17th - 19th, 2017
learn more at the Southwind web site.