Summer 2021

FAMILY CAMP

Breathe Free.

We understand how hectic life can get.  At Gitche Gumee Bible Camp we provide a time for you and your family to get away from it all.  Free from unnecessary distractions and noise, Gitche Gumee allows you to focus on your Savior, Jesus Christ, while surrounded by the beauty of the world God created.

 

Costs and Accommodations

Your Stay.

Beautiful Cabins and Campsites  

  • Sit down and unpack your bags and worries in one of our 50+ accommodation options. 

Daily Bible Meetings  

  • Grow and learn together as a family. Leave recharged. 

Home-style Meals

  • Sit back, relax, and enjoy fresh home-style meals.  Put on your stretchy pants, we've got this.  

Exciting Programs 

  • From arts and crafts, to activities like hiking, swimming at Gitche Gumee's own beach property, mountain biking, taking off-campus excursions, berry picking, and tons of local sightseeing available, it's easy to find things to do at Gitche Gumee Bible Camp, even if that means kicking back and taking a nice afternoon nap. 

Childcare

  • We provide opportunities for you to attend our morning and evening meetings while allowing your children to enjoy a program of their own. 

    • ​Nursery (0-4yr)- Your child will enjoy great age appropriate opportunities to have fun and interact with other children.

    • Juniors (5-12yr)- We provide a VBS-style program for your child during regularly scheduled meeting times.

What to Bring

  • No need to bring the kitchen sink; we've got that. We also provide sheets, pillows, and blankets. Just bring towels for both beach and room use, clothes for cold and warm weather, and smiles to pass around! 

 

6 Weeks of Fresh Air.

The hard part - Picking which one

July 10-16    July 17-23   July 24-30    July 31-Aug. 6   Aug. 7-13  Aug 14-20

 Speakers

Chad Harwell

July 10-16

BIO TO COME SOON.

Rich Andrews - Bible Speaker

July 17-23

Bio soon to come...

Jim Jeffery- Bible Speaker

July 24-30

Jim is the Equipping Pastor of Chapel Pointe Church, a dynamic and growing ministry in the greater Grand Rapids MI area. His ministry focuses on adult discipleship, small groups, bible electives, care ministry and equipping leaders in each of these areas.He enjoys sharing the preaching ministry and consulting with other churches and leaders to advance the cause of Christ.
 

He served as a pastor for twenty-six years, including ministries at Grace Baptist Church,Binghamton, New York; Calvary Baptist Church, Sandusky, Ohio; Lakewood Park Baptist Church, Auburn, Indiana; and Calvary Baptist Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan.He was ordained into the ministry in October 1978 by Grace Baptist Church, Binghamton, New York. Jim has enjoyed preaching and teaching in local church bible conferences, camp ministry, pastor’s fellowships and college campuses.
 

Jim Jeffery served as the President of Baptist Bible College & Seminary now Clarks Summit University for fourteen years from 2001-2015. He served as a member of the Board of Trustees for eleven years prior to his appointment and was Chairman for three years. He aslo He served on the boards of Baptist Mid-Missions, Camp Patmos, and Ohio, Indiana, & Michigan state pastors’ fellowships.
 

President Jeffery is an alumnus of BBC (Now Clarks Summit University), earning his Bachelor of Religious Education degree in 1979. He is also a graduate of Practical Bible College (now Davis College), earned a Master of Religious Education in Pastoral Ministry degree at Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary, and has done doctoral studies at Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary and Grace Seminary. He was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Divinity degree by Shepherds Seminary in Cary, North Carolina, in 2005.
 

Jim married his high school sweetheart, Alberta “Bert” Dart, in 1973. They have three children, Daniel, Amy, and Rachel, three children-in-law, and eleven grandchildren. Jim and Bert love spending time with family and building into the faith and lives of their grandchildren.
 

His hobbies include riding his Harley, swimming, biking, downhill skiing, golfing, and reading.

Andy Giessman- Missionary Speaker

July 31-Aug. 6

​Andy Giessman is the founder and executive director of Addison's Walk - a unique college ministry located in Scranton, PA. Andy has over 20 years of youth ministry and pastoral experience that he brings to his teaching. He holds advanced degrees in theology and philosophy and he teaches both at the University of Scranton. Andy is in demand to speak at camps, retreats, churches, youth groups, and colleges across the country. He and his wife Becky, and their two children live in Scranton. 

Andy is on an eternal quest to discover the world's greatest "big sandwich" aka hoagie, grinder, sub. Seriously, he is. 

Andy Giessman-Missionary Speaker

August 7-13

Andy Giessman is the founder and executive director of Addison's Walk - a unique college ministry located in Scranton, PA. Andy has over 20 years of youth ministry and pastoral experience that he brings to his teaching. He holds advanced degrees in theology and philosophy and he teaches both at the University of Scranton. Andy is in demand to speak at camps, retreats, churches, youth groups, and colleges across the country. He and his wife Becky, and their two children live in Scranton. 

Andy is on an eternal quest to discover the world's greatest "big sandwich" aka hoagie, grinder, sub. Seriously, he is. 

Nathan Miller - Bible Speaker

August 14-20

Bio to come.

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