FAQ's

Who staffs your camp?

Our staff are volunteers who bring passion, their gifts and life experiences.

All staff are CPR/First-aid certified and must have a criminal back ground check.

All staff participate our MWI staff mentor training.

Maximum ratio of camper to staff?

3:1

 

What is the cost?

6 days, 5 nights $550

 

Do you have scholarships?

We offer partial scholarships to those who need financial assistance.  Scholarships are awarded through an application process and are based on availability and on the family’s need.  

We ask for a minimum of $150 per camper.

How do I register?

You can go to the website and download reg. forms or we can mail them to you.

Can I pay online?

Yes, through our secure Paypal link on our website.

What do they need to bring?

We have a What to bring and not bring list on the website or they can be mailed to you if necessary.

Do they have to bring a tent?

If they have a tent bring it, but it is not necessary.

Do you provide transportation to camp?

Not generally, but we will do our best to help if needed.

Do they have to be experienced in the woods?

No

Is this a religous camp?

Our camps are not religious, but they are spiritual. We do not promote any specific religious path, but embrace teachings from many paths.

What if my child does not want to participate in an activity?

All our activities and participation are by choice, although we do encourage campers to participate so they have the best possible experience.

Can I talk to my child during the week?

There is no communication between parent and camper during the week, except in an emergency.

This is part of the process of the parent letting go and the camper going through their Rites of Passage.  An emergency phone number is provided for you to call, and a staff member will deliver the message for you.

 

Does my child need money during the week?

No.  We prefer that they have no money or any valuables.

Can they bring snacks?

No. Snacks in tent area may attract animals. All snacks and food will be provided.

 

How do you handle medications?

Camp staff hold and dispense meds. We chart all meds that are taken by camper.

How do you handle a medical or weather related emergency?

Minor medical needs will be handled by our trained camp staff. For serious injuries we call 911 or take them to the nearest hospital which we will know where it is before each camp.  We keep up with the weather each day using our cell phones and hand held radios. We have an emergency plan we will follow in case of severe weather.

What is the graduation ceremony?

This is an important part of the campers experience. All family and friends are invited. The young men and women are honored and welcomed back into their family and community as young adults.

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