Outdoor Ministries


 Relationships with camp boards, promotion of camping, naming of camp managers and camp leaders, recommending curriculum, and long-range planning and financial oversight of camping programs.

Team Members: Marla Ullom-Minnich, McPherson (Co-Chair);  John Hoffman, Monitor (Co-Chair); Cindy Dell Kinnamon – McPherson; Tirza Lobato – Wichita; Steve Ward – Antelope Park

Camp Registration – all camps/ages 2023

Camper Health Form – 2023

Camp Colorado COVID Protocol 2022

Camp Mt Hermon COVID Protocol 2022

Covid Flowchart for Camp Colorado

For Camp Mt Hermon the sessions and dates are as follows

Come Along With Me Camp
June 3 -5
Completed Grades: Pre-K – 2
Directors: John & Sandy Hoffman Family

Pre-Junior Camp
June 26 – 30
Completed Grades: 3 – 4
Directors: Sandy Brown-Payne

Junior Camp
June 19 – 25
Completed Grades 5 – 6
Director: Barb Davis

Junior High
June 5 – 11
Completed Grades: 7 – 8
Directors: Charla Kingery

Senior High Camp
June 12 – 18
Completed Grades 9 – 12
Co-Directors: Jennifer Jensen

Senior High Weekend
August 12 – 14
Completed Grades: 9 – 1st yr of College
Director: Sonja Griffith

For Camp Colorado the sessions and dates are as follows

Pre-Junior Camp
June 26 – 30
Completed Grades: 3 – 4
Directors: Cyndi Delaney & Scott Crist

Junior Camp
June 12 – 18
Completed grades 5 – 6
Director: Cindy Kinnamon

Junior High Camp
June 19 – 25
Completed grades 7 – 8
Co-Directors: Nora Grosbach & Roy Grosbach

Senior High Camp
June 5 – 11
Completed grades 9 – 12
Director: Stephanie Guyer & Jerry Bowen

Follow the links to the camps’ websites to find more information and registration materials for the 2022 summer camping season

Camp Colorado website

Camp Mt. Hermon website

Campfires for Tomorrow Capital Campaign Information

Required Forms for CIT’s and Staff:

Reference Form for Camp Staff

Camp Staff Application Form

CIT Application Form

Staff Health form 2023

Background Check Auth Form

Co-Director Agreement

Medical Staff Agreement

Camp Evaluation Forms:

Parent Evaluation

Camper Evaluation

Staff Evaluation

New “On the Edge” survival camp in August

This year the Outdoor Ministries Team (OMT) offers a new experience for campers: “On the Edge” Survival Camp. This session will be held August 2–7, 2015 at Camp Mt. Hermon and limited to 12 campers (half girls, half boys) who have completed grades 7 to 10. The limited spaces will fill up fast. Register now … read on

Camp Colorado annual meeting

The Board of Directors of the Brethren Leadership Foundation, Inc. (dba Camp Colorado) announces its annual meeting to be held Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 7 PM Mountain Time at Camp Colorado, 238 N. County Highway 67, Sedalia, Colorado 80135. 

Camp Mt. Hermon report

Dear Western Plains, I’m simply blown away by the turnout at this weekend’s camp opening and board/trustee meeting. It was a fantabulous time! Much was accomplished. Bear in mind, however, that there is still much to do in terms of getting ready for campers! Here are some highlights of the weekend:

District camps workcamp weekends

The Summer Camp Season is almost here! Attend a workcamp weekend to help our District camps get ready!

Outdoor Ministries Connection meets in Texas

Outdoor Ministries Connection meets in Texas

On March 10–13, the Outdoor Ministries Connection met at Camp Capers, an Episcopalian center in Waring, Texas. Jan Gilbert Hurst, McPherson, Kan., represented the Outdoor Ministries Association of the Church of the Brethren at this meeting.

Register for summer camp!

Register for summer camp!

With the first camp session starting May 29, the summer camp season will be upon us before we know it! Register soon!

Maintenance position open at Camp Colorado

Camp Colorado is in need of some help this summer. We are looking for a full time maintenance worker. This person must be able to do physical labor without limitations, help with mowing, trimming and at times be able to run a chainsaw. They also need to have basic plumbing, carpentry, and electrical skills.

Camp Mt. Hermon Board Meeting and Work Days

Save-the-date for the May board meeting and Camp Work Weekend. (Read more of the Board’s March 14 meeting.)

District camp schedules reconfigured

(For summer camp registration materials, please go to the websites of Camp Colorado and Camp Mt. Hermon.) The Outdoor Ministries Team (OMT) looks forward to fun, well-led, and spirit-filled camps for the children of Western Plains district in 2015. Download the camp schedule here. We have some changes this year that parents and campers alike … read on

Mt. Hermon Celebrates 70 Years

Here is a big hello from Camp Mt Hermon campers, who attended Family Camp held Sept. 26-28. It was an awesome weekend with as many as 80 plus visitors and campers at any given time. Leslie Kendall, of Topeka, jump started the on line registration for the 70th Anniversary of Camp Mt Hermon. Seventy-four campers … read on