ABOUT DAY CAMP
Day Camp at Plum Creek is a Christian adventure camp for elementary and jr. high children. We are located in Plum Borough and easily accessible. We offer ACCT certified Challenge Courses include collaborative low-ropes, climbing walls for beginners and experienced climbers and long Zip line. Our challenge courses will be faithfully supported by a team of ACCT certified staff. As Christ supports our climb in faith so do our trained staff belay the climbs up the beginner’s wall and the climbing tower.
NEW IN 2019
Day Camp at Plum Creek is now hosting one day retreats and overnight retreat options. Bring your church group, scouting troop, team, and more for a time of fun and team building. Featuring a low ropes challenge course, mountain boards, climbing wall, and zip line, opportunities abound at the Day Camp at Plum Creek! Click the button below to request more information.
History of the Day Camp at Plum Creek
A vision of Rev. Dr. Jack Lolla, the dream for a summer Day Camp with challenge courses at the Presbyterian Church of Plum Creek began in 2004. The equipment was purchased, installed with ACCT certification, and had its first summer season in 2007. The goal of the new day use camp and challenge courses was to bring greater awareness to campers, participants, and youth leaders about the love of God experienced in a community through physical challenges & cooperation, Bible stories, environmental awareness, and having fun together. Countless Plum Creek volunteers cut paths into our hills, distributed bark, leveled rough places, improved access to our creek, and made our church grounds into a unique ministry experience in Western Pennsylvania.
Team building skills are an avenue to building disciples of Jesus. Utilizing staff from many area churches encouraged ecumenical relationships and openness. The Day Camp is committed to multi-national, multi-racial children and youth from all over.
The challenge courses, four story climbing wall, and zip-line are the heart of the Day Camp, teaching children and youth to cooperatively help one another navigate obstacles and challenges presented in the courses and in life.
Qualified and certified staff counselors are hired each year to share faith and provide positive group experiences. Our staff counselors return year after year as do our campers. In 2018 the Day Camp hired its first full time Director of Day Camp, Faith Bailey. The Day Camp is overseen by a 501c3 board of directors made up of members from the Presbyterian Church of Plum Creek and other organizations.
Faith, Fun, and Fellowship will be found in abundance at Day Camp!