The Development of FCA Camps
In 1956, the Camp Ministry was launched in Estes Park, Colorado. It continues to be one of the most effective ministries of FCA. Over the years, a variety of camp formats (Sports Camp, Leadership Camp, Power Camp, etc.) have emerged as effective strategies to minister to coaches and athletes, but the successful principle established in 1956 remains the same- to create an athletic environment that produces spiritual transformation in the lives of coaches and athletes in a camp setting.
Why FCA Camp?
FCA Camp takes the best attributes of an athletic-focused camp and a spiritual-focused camp and combines them into an athletic/spiritual experience like none other. FCA Camp removes athletes and coaches from the rut and routine of their sport and places them into an exciting, healthy, athletic environment that allows them to pursue their passion for sport and clearly see and hear the Christ’s passion for them.
Our Camp Staff is simply the best! Our 4,000-plus instructional staff has been carefully selected and consists of FCA staff, current collegiate and high school coaches, professional athletes and current and former college athletes. They bring years of coaching and performance experience to FCA Camps and serve as role models for campers both on and off the field of competition. Every camp is led by certified FCA staff that are committed to the youth of America. Each director has been trained and certified as an FCA Camp leader, and collectively they provide years of FCA Camp leadership experience. Apply to be on staff at camp this summer here.
Huddle Leaders are college student-athletes that work directly with a small group of campers. Each Huddle Leader is carefully hand-picked by the Huddle Leader Coordinator, through careful screening, which includes an in-depth application process with references. Each Huddle leader is trained to become a certified FCA Camp Leader and is dedicated to Christ, not only at camp, but in their everyday lives. Once selected, these leaders take part in a two-day, on-site training program in addition to the preparation work they do before arriving at camp. Apply to be a huddle leader here.
Learn more at www.fcacamps.org