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Mahaffey Camp and Conference Center
Mahaffey, Pennsylvania

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(814) 277-5544
1559 Mahaffey Grampian Highway
Mahaffey, Pennsylvania 15757

PO Box 277, Mahaffey, PA 15757

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CAMPER AGES: Kindergarten through 12th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. General office hours 9am-5pm Mon-Fri

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. The Christian and Missionary Alliance Church

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Mahaffey Camp offers a variety of youth camps including Bible camps, sports camps, horse camps, S.T.E.M camp, and creative arts camp. Campers can take part in recreation time, craft time, worship, and services/seminars, as well as other activities.

Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Weightloss, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Computers, Math, Science, Technology, Adventure, and more.
Adventure Camp - Includes Kayaking, Hiking, Backpacking, Biking.
Creative Arts Camp - Includes 2D Art, Music, Acting, & Creative Writing.
S.T.E.M. Camp - Cross-curricular Program Focusing On Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in Clearfield County, right along the West Branch of the Susquehanna River. We are approximately 30 minutes from Clearfield and Punxsutawney, and one hour from Altoona.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have a modern dorm and two modern longhouse facilities, as well as two more rustic dorms. We have a large Dining Hall facility, and a brand new Children's Ministry Building (fit for indoor sports and recreation, as well as meeting places). Additionally, the camp has 200 privately owned cottages, three large RV lots, a large soccer field and baseball field, disc golf and mini golf courses, basketball courts, volleyball courts, and a gaga ball pit. There are two tabernacles, the Main Tabernacle and Youth Tabernacle, for services. The Susquehanna River serves as a great place for swimming, kayaking, canoeing, and tubing.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Mahaffey Camp offers a variety of programs, from summer youth camps and family camp to year-long retreats and events. Our staff is a dedicated group of people who are passionate about serving campers of all ages and leading them to a vibrant experience with God. Our mission is "to reach others with the Gospel and teach them about the Lord." Mahaffey Camp aims to be "A Christian Center for Spiritual Growth." Mahaffey Camp is a member of the Christian Camp and Conference Association.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Those who wish to be considered as Counselors or Jr. Counselors should contact the camp office promptly, as available positions fill up quickly. Counselors and Jr. Counselors are required to attend a mandatory Counselor Training weekend, held at the end of May or beginning of June. Teen Counselors and Jr. Counselors are expected to attend a youth camp of their own age group.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: For scholarship assistance, please contact the camp office. We have a scholarship fund that is used to help sponsor campers who are experiencing financial hardship and need assistance to be able to attend camp.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Mahaffey Family Camp takes place during the last full week of July every year; in 2018, the dates are July 20 through 29. Events and services are offered for all age groups throughout the 10 days. Special events include a 5k race, Motorcycle Rally, Missionary Rally, Women's Day, Children's Penny Parade, Baptismal Service, and Gospel Concert. The camp store and Dining Hall are open for meals every day, and the craft store (selling merchandise and handmade crafts to benefit camp) is open daily. Dorm Accommodations are available, as well as RV and tent sites. Different types of services are offered, including Adult morning and evening services, prayer and healing services, Teen morning and evening services, Children's ministries, and Fresh Breeze afternoon service.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Youth Camps are held in the summer, while many retreats are held throughout the rest of the year. Mahaffey offers a variety of different retreats and events, including Applefest, Quilt Retreats, Scrapbook Retreats, Men's Link, Prayer Retreat, Mother / Daughter Retreat, REPLENISH (youth winter retreat), and private horsemanship lessons. Additionally, facility use at Mahaffey Camp is available for events such as banquets, youth/church retreats, Dorm stay, group stay, conferences, etc. Contact the camp office to book a retreat or event.

Weeklong Camps take place from June to August. Pricing varies per camp. Please refer to Our Camp Website Link: for the full brochure and pricing list.

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