Summer 2022

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 9-15    July 16-22   July 23-29   July 30-Aug. 5   Aug. 6-12  Aug 13-19

 Speakers

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John Blodgett

Week 1 (July 9-15)

John Blodgett is the Pastor Emeritus of First Baptist Church of Elkhart, IN. He has served as a Senior Pastor in Wisconsin, Michigan and for 21 years at FBC of Elkhart. John and his wife Colleen have four married children with 17 grandchildren. John is passionate about preaching God's Word and ministering to the local church. Currently, he is directing the missions program at FBC, preaching at FBC and helping churches without pastors gain stability and be positioned to find a new pastor. John also serves on the board at Cedarville University. 

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Brad Smith

Week 2 (July 16-22)

Bio coming soon...

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Dr. Jim bennet

Week 3 (July 23-29)

Jim has held a variety of faculty and administrative positions at public and private universities over the last 27 years. His international work and ministry has taken him to six continents and nearly fifty countries to work with governments, universities, NGOs, and Christian organizations. His frequent ministry to young adults and families has been complemented by the many opportunities he’s had to train national pastors and bi-vocational Christian workers in countries where Christ-followers face systemic persecution. In addition to his educational work in the US and around the world, he serves as a Fellow at the Religious Freedom Institute in Washington DC.

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TBD

Week 4 (July 30- Aug 5)

Bio coming soon...

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John Bouquet

Week 5 (Aug 6-12)

Pastor John A. Bouquet has served the Gospel ministry of Jesus Christ at the Bethel Baptist Church in Savannah, Ohio since November 1982.

Pastor John, as he is known in the community is the senior pastor of a multi pastoral staff and a diverse congregation. He graduated from Tennessee Temple University with a B.A. in Bible and a Master’s degree from Ashland Theological Seminary. He is also a graduate of the Sandberg Leadership Center “Pastors of Excellence” program from ATS.

Pastor John and his wife, Sherry, were married in 1989 and have 3 boys: Andre’, Austin and Brandon and one daughter, Gabrielle.  They live in Ashland, Ohio and count it a privilege to serve the Living Lord together. Pastor John has been adjunct professor with the Word of Life Bible Institute with campus’ in Schroon Lake, New York and Hudson, Florida. He has been speaking at the Inn/Family Campground since 1989 and teaching at the Bible Institute since 1991. He is active in a group of evangelical pastor’s in Ashland County and serves as the local chairman of the National Day of Prayer. Pastor John’s life verse is Matthew 6:33, “Seek you first the Kingdom of God, and His Righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.”

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Tom Phillips

Week 6 (Aug 13-19)

Jim has held a variety of faculty and administrative positions at public and private universities over the last 27 years. His international work and ministry has taken him to six continents and nearly fifty countries to work with governments, universities, NGOs, and Christian organizations. His frequent ministry to young adults and families has been complemented by the many opportunities he’s had to train national pastors and bi-vocational Christian workers in countries where Christ-followers face systemic persecution. In addition to his educational work in the US and around the world, he serves as a Fellow at the Religious Freedom Institute in Washington DC.