Youth Mission Corp
What is the Youth Missions Corps?
Youth Missions Corps is a graduated missions training program aimed at helping youth grow in a variety of service areas. It is a time to share talents and abilities with campers, make new friendships, learn new skills, and grow emotionally, socially, and spiritually. This program is for students entering 9th--12th grades, divided into three levels, in which they raise support to be involved in the ministry of CBC.
What does a YMC do?
First, you will become a team member with the staff at Cooperstown Bible Camp. As a YMC, you will meet regularly with the other YMC's for study of the Word, encouragement, and accountability. You will also meet with the YMC Coordinators for discipleship. Finally, you have the opportunity to work side-by-side with experienced staff members in fulfilling the mission of "Making Jesus Known" here at CBC.
What are the Benefits?
You will take part in the joy of sharing the Gospel of Christ with hundreds of campers. In the process, you will learn more about your faith, yourself, and your abilities. Camp will provide you with housing, food, instruction, training materials, other program costs, and a weekly camp bankcard(for the Store).
Areas of Service:
Counselor Training - Assist a senior counselor with day and night responsibility for a group of campers assigned to your cabin. Help plan and lead Bible studies, assist at skills class and adventure program, and help lead one-on-one discipleship time with each camper.
Kitchen - Work with the head and assistant cook to prepare the dining hall for meals, serving of the meals, and clean up after each meal including putting food away, doing dishes, and removing trash.
Maintenance and Grounds - Help maintain the buildings, grounds, machinery, etc. Work to maintain overall appearance and cleanliness of the camp. Assist with housekeeping as needed.
Housekeeping - Perform daily cleaning and other cleaning projects, stock supplies, do laundry and check all areas periodically during the day.
Adventure Program - Assist the adventure program coordinator in accomplishing his/her responsibilities.
Office Work - Work with the office manager and help with paperwork, filing, typing, and registration. Help process mail and distribute to campers.
Store - Work with the summer store manager and help with the daily functions of running, cleaning, and stocking the camp store.
Qualification and Cost:
How can I Qualify?
- A Christian whose personal life demonstrates they are walking with the Lord Jesus Christ.
- Desire to communicate your personal faith to youth and adults.
- Emotional and spiritual maturity which is readily seen.
- Have a love for children and young people.
- Be able to work together as a team.
- Exhibit a desire to learn.
- Demonstrate Christian character.
- Desire to serve others.
- Concur with the Statement of Faith of Cooperstown Bible Camp.
What will it cost?