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Jumonville Christian Camp & Retreat Center
Hopwood, Pennsylvania

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1 (800) 463-7688 (724) 439-4912
887 Jumonville Rd.
Hopwood, Pennsylvania 15445

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CAMPER AGES: All - children, youth, adults, and families

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. 3 day mini-camps, 5 & 6 day camps and one 10 day camp offered.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Jumonville offers Sports, Sampler, Arts, Adventure, Family & Specialty Camps for all ages. A variety of 3 day & week long camps are available to choose from each week in premier facilities. 4:1 Camper to counselor ratio with 3 weeks of training prior to the start of the camp season.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Jesus & Me Adventure Camp, Discovery Camp for mentally and physically challenged.

Dance, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Golf, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Team Sports, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Adventure Camps Offer Activities Such As Rock Climbing, Whitewater Rafting, Or "Duckies" & Laurel Caverns Caving. Some Offer Bike/Hike Trips & Pedal/Paddle Trips To Ohiopyle State Park, Waterpark Trips, King Swing & Zipline, High & Low Ropes Courses, Indoor Adventure Climbing Center, Archery, Or Mountainboards. See Brochure/website For More Information.

CAMP LOCATION: 50 miles South of Pittsburgh, PA in the beautiful Laurel Highlands on 280 acres of mountaintop woodlands and campus living. Best known for the Cross of Christ, a 60 foot tall, white, steel, cross, built in 1950 by the Methodist Church. Hiking up to Dunbar's Knob to see the cross and breathtaking views is an inspiring highlight for the thousands who come to visit every year. See photos and videos on our extensive website.

CAMP FACILITIES: Please visit: Our Camp Website Link: Jumonville offers co-ed, resident camps in summer months, and retreat space year round. It is United Methodist affiliated, and open to all Christian denominations. Lodging ranges from luxury private rooms to family-style lodges and cozy cabins, with delicious meals for up to 350-400 guests. The Inn and Lodge have kitchens, lounges, fireplaces. Cabins have lounge/common area and 16-24 beds, mini-fridge and coffeepot/or full kitchen.

Outdoor sports facilities include basketball, volleyball, sand volleyball, baseball/softball, tennis, swimming pool, soccer, archery, shuffleboard, mountainboarding, & an 18 hole disc golf course. Multiple hiking trails, campfire sites, and sports fields are located throughout the campus. Ga-Ga ball, and 9-square in the air are also offered.

Also, Dining Hall, several meeting rooms, large indoor stage area, Adventure Center for indoor rock climbing and rappelling, Snack and Gift shop, Chapel, and 2 picnic shelters are available. Three challenge ropes courses, and an indoor Adventure Center serve our most popular programs for rock climbing, individual and group initiatives.

At the end of an exciting day, there's nothing like sitting by the campfire, looking up at the stars, and seeing the awesome sight of The Great Cross shining into the night. And website visitors will love to see the changing seasons and day to day beauty of the Cross from morning until evening via webcam.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Every week has multiple camps with a focus on arts, adventure, sports, sampler and family camps. Other camps/activities not listed above include: Fishing, Autism, Games Camp, Geocaching, disc golf, Mommy/Daddy & Me - or grandparents, Family Adventure, Special needs, Special needs Adventure, over 20 adventure camps, from basic to advanced - rock climbing. Also, Youghiogheny River raft/canoe/ducky water sports, caving, biking, hiking, mountainboarding, team building, 3 ropes courses, including low and high elements, King Swing, Zip line.

Jumonville exists to share the Christian faith with all who come. The dedicated staff and volunteers operate a summer camping program that is well known for its variety and quality. Interactive worship, Bible study and discussion groups are interwoven throughout programs that highlight Adventure, Sports, Arts and Sampler camps for all ages. Activities vary based on age and camp selected. Please visit: Our Camp Website Link:

Camper-counselor ratios are 4:1 and include both paid and volunteer counselors who are screened and trained prior to working with campers. Camp is a place to learn, grow, and enjoy the great outdoors. Campers learn confidence, caring and social skills, spiritual lessons and personal growth in a community of encouragement. Not only is it challenging and fun, the Jumonville Adventure Program is an outstanding tool for building teamwork, confidence, and problem-solving in life-changing ways.

Children, youth, adults and families may come for a week of recreation, inspiration, and adventure for a very reasonable rate. In addition, scholarship help is available for those who want to come, but the full cost would be a hardship.
It is easy to step back in time while exploring the area's rich history and heritage. Jumonville Glen was the site of George Washington's first battle, and a small museum of artifacts has been preserved from the French and Indian War that followed.

In addition, the state operated an Orphan School on the property after the Civil War. The beautiful campus, 19th century stone buildings, and flagstone walkways reflect the rich past of this mountaintop, and yet still offer exceptional lodging, comfort and modern conveniences. Camp has always been a great way to make new friends, grow in faith, and experience the best fun of the summer with something for everyone to enjoy!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: CIT Weekend in April, and week-long training in June. If approved, this qualifies participants to volunteer for other weeks of the summer camp program based on need, interest, and availability.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial Aid is available at: Our Camp Website Link:

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Week, Mommy, Daddy & Me, Grandma, Grandpa & Me(4-7, 5-9, 7-10 years old), Creative Arts Thing - all ages, individuals and families.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Retreats - see Calendar of Events at Our Camp Website Link:

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