Spiritual Needs – Prayer first and foremost. Need for people to pray for the missionaries as they plan ways to use Hillcrest Baptist Camp as an evangelistic tool to reach and disciple children, youth, and adults for Christ in southern IL and western KY. Pray that they will have God’s vision for the use of Hillcrest Baptist Camp. Pray for the financial needs of the camp and directors.
Mission work teams are needed to serve during the week or on weekends to do general cleaning, mowing, repair work, maintenance, and general clerical/computer work.
Summer intern help is also needed (call for information).
Church groups needed to handle associational camps — to be chaperones (20 persons needed), plan & lead activities, plan & lead worship services, & teach Bible studies. Camp weeks are June 3 – 7 (Youth Camp for ages 13 – 16) and June 17 – 21 (Children’s Camp for grades 3 – age 12). Cost is $70 per person per week. Camp will provide meals.
Resource Needs: D-Con boxes (full-size boxes), AA batteries, 9 volt batteries, copy paper (all colors, especially white), security envelopes (#10 – 4 1/4″ x 9 1/2″ – pull & seal), toilet fill valves, bug bombs, wasp spray, toilet paper, paper towels, dishwashing liquid, anti-bacterial pump soap, baking soda (odor and dirt eliminator), trash bags (small, medium, & large), brooms and dustpans, metal chairs, Renuzit air fresheners, laundry detergent, cleaning supplies (toilet bowl cleaner, window cleaner, all-purpose disinfectant cleaner, rags. buckets, mops, toilet bowl brushes), weed killer. Can also use sunscreen and travel-size items (lotion, toothpaste, toothbrushes, etc.), baseball and other sports cards (new or used), and sturdy mattress covers for bunk bed mattresses (call for information).
Large items: chipper, leaf blower, 2 no-turn mowers, chainsaw, new tractor, railroad ties.
Hillcrest Baptist Camp is sponsored by Baptist churches and associations in Illinois and Kentucky.
Size of Teams: May vary.
Housing and Food Preparation:
Housing provided in camp cabins/dorms. Meals may be provided. Kitchen available.
Cost Per Person (if applicable): Call for information
Materials for Project: Will need to be provided by teams.
Are Background Checks of Volunteers Required for this project? Call for information.
Youth accepted with adult supervision (5:1 ratio).
A pre-visit is required.