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2019 DBC Family CampFamily Camp Bikes

Come join us for a relaxing time in God's wonderful creation! Enjoy worship, fellowship, games, and challenges from God's Word. Stay for the day or bring your tent, trailer, or motor home to our private group site at Manchester State Park, located on the beautiful Puget Sound! See our main church website's Family Camp page for pics from past years! (And don't miss the all-new for 2019 Ice Cream Sundae Extravaganza on Friday night! See schedule below.)

When:  Aug 23, 2:30p - Aug 25, 1:00p (Fri-Sun)
Where:  Manchester State Park
Guest Speaker:  Clare Jewell (GARBC Church Planting National Coordinator; ABWE North America West Regional Director; teaches ministry leadership and church planting at Corban University; 20 years as Senior Pastor of Lakewood Park Baptist Church in Indiana)
Text and Theme:  "Expanding Our IMPACT for Generations to Come"
Registration:  See green link below.

Family Camp Splash


Day-Only:  $5/person with a $25/family max (includes all days of camp) (see park entrance fee below *)
Overnight Tent:  $15/person with a $75/family maximum (includes all days of camp)
Overnight Camper/RV:  $5/person with a $25/family maximum (includes all days of camp), PLUS $35 per night for RV/Camper with hookup... or $30 per night for RV/Camper without hookup.

*  Above fees include all days of camp. You do NOT pay the fee per night (other than RV rates). No further discount if you only stay part of the time.
* Include infants in your registration. (We pay for every person in the camp.)
*  Day-only guests must also have a Day Pass ($10) or the annual Discovery Pass ($30) to enter the park. Pass can be purchased at park entrance or online in advance if you do not already have one.
* The park does not require overnight guests to have a Discover or Day Pass. Simply tell the ranger at the gate that you are staying overnight with Discovery Baptist Church.
* All attendees (both day guests and over-nighters) need to pay the camp fees listed above regardless of whether they already own a Discover Pass. The "Familiy Camp Fees" cover the costs to reserve the group site and run Family Camp.

Online Registration is Now Closed  If you are able to join us last-minute, please just come. See the Family Camp fees above and make your payment online before you come. NOTE: Only the first 130 people are allowed in the site (max 12 RV hookups).
Payment:  If you missed our August 11 payment deadline, simply make your payment asap. Pay online via church Giving Page  (or by check in the offering box with your check marked "Family Camp"). Your space is not reserved until payment is received.

Camp Contact:  Matt Quance or Chris Rogers

(will be updated at "the last minute")

~ Weather is currently forecasted to be beautiful and in the low- to mid-seventies with plenty of sunshine! Bring sunscreen, towels, and swimming clothes in case it's hot.
~ Fires are currently allowed in pits and grills! (As of Aug 20.)
~ RVs, please park on the outside ends of the parking lot so we can have better visibility in the center area.
~ Showers run off tokens (3 minutes of hot water per token; purchase at park entrance). Cold water runs all day for free (and may come in very handy if it's hot).
~ Bring games to play and share!
~ Large paved parking. Bring bikes/scooters/skateboards for kids. (Note: no riding after dark.)
~ Pray for God to make this our best family camp ever!

Click here to watch the final pre-camp announcement given in church in past years.

** CAMP SCHEDULE **20180818 192738
(absolutely everything subject to change)


2:30p -  Check in
6:00 -  Group Potluck Dinner
6:45 -  Ice Cream Sundae Extravaganza (bring toppings to share; ice cream provided)
7:30 -   Song worship, Devotion (Clare Jewell) (“The Trade,” Mk 10:17-22; Mk 5:1-13)
10:00 -  Quiet Time


Anytime -  Breakfast/lunch (on your own)
9:30 -  Song worship, Devotion (“Dangerous Church,” Rev 2:1-7)
10-5p -  Free time
1:00 -  Kids games (TBD)
3:30 -  Beachcombing expedition
6:00 -  Dinner (bring your own) together under pavilion
7:00 -  Song worship, Devotion (“Reckless Passion,” Rev 3:14-22)
8:00 -  Bring your own s’mores & desserts to share (group fire pit)
Dark -  Flashlight hike for kids
10:00 -  Quiet time


Anytime -  Breakfast (on your own)
9:30a -  Song worship, Devotion (“The Crossover,” John 4)
10:00 -  Free Time, pack up, snack lunch
1:00 -  Check out and enjoy the park for the rest of the day!


Click here to see the park's website. 

Family Camp DinnerThis private, group campsite accommodates up to 130 people ("first-come, first-served"). There are 12 RV hookups for water and electric as well as over-flow parking for the other vehicles. We are not allowed to park on the main lawn, but overflow parking is available on the grass along side the perimeter road of this group site.

Family Camp Bike RideThere are full restrooms with shower facilities (2 single, unisex restrooms), a group fire pit, and 5 fire pits that are alongside the 5 picnic tables. It also has a sizable pavilion (with power) and a horseshoe pit. The side yard can accommodate more tents as well as any games families want to bring. (Volleyball will be set up.)

There will be games for the kids and adults (that still think they are kids). The final schedule will post shortly before camp.

See our main church website's Family Camp page for pics from past years!

Elders Agenda – 2016-06-15