(30+ Living At Home With Family)
at home with family
Date: July 10-14th, 2016
Location: The Prothro Center
269 Methodist Lane, Pottsboro, TX 75076
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Cost: $350.00 for Campers
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|Director Young Adult
- To provide a Christian summer camp opportunity for adults 30
and up who need special assistance which can’t be provided
in other camps
- To provide respite for parents and siblings.
- To provide a humbling and growing experience of Christian community
to the staff.
SEEK Camp is a non-denominational Christian camp
experience sponsored by the North Texas Conference of the United
Methodist Church. Young Adult Camp is held at Prothro Retreat Center
in Pottsboro, TX. This 5 day, 4 night camp is composed of 50 campers.
The campers exhibit a wide variety of disabilities that range in
severity from mild to severe.
The campers enjoy daily activities of arts and crafts, music, recreation,
swimming and worship. In addition, each evening includes special
activities such as horse back riding, ventriloquist shows, talent
shows, a dance and other fun filled events.
9:30 Music, Arts and Crafts, and Recreation
3:00 Rest Time
7:00 Evening Activity
9:00 Cabin Time
10:00 Bed Time
After the registration deadline those on the waiting list will be
invited to join camp as spots come available.
The all volunteer staff is made up of one camp director, one registered
nurse, a camp pastor, 25 cabin counselors as well as recreation,
music and art coordinators. All staff complete an in service training,
application and background check.
Campers are placed in cabins with 7 other campers and 3 or 4 counselors.
The needs of the campers vary from just hanging out to taking care
of their most personal needs. A counselor is someone who is mature,
has a heart for serving and is willing to put the world aside for
one week and devote themselves to serve their camper no matter what
the cost. 118 hours can be applied toward community service hours
for school districts that encourage service to the community. Cost
for counselors is paid in total by the churches of the North Texas
Conference of the United Methodist Church.