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Welcome to our camp community! We invite you to join us for one of our many fantastic programs hosted throughout the year, including summer camp, or for your own event.

We welcome guests and host groups of all sizes, ages, and backgrounds for day events, camps, and overnight retreats. Bring your church, family, company, or organization to Pyoca. Whether you're looking to grow deeper in faith, come closer as a community, or build teamwork within your organization, Pyoca is the place for you!

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  • Pyoca 2024 Annual Day of Giving - Fan the Flame Promo
    Updated: Apr. 17, 2024

    Day of Giving: May 8, 2024

    Save the date and join us as we fan the flames of our ministry toward a bright future! Your support will enable us to sustain the ongoing mission of our ministry. This year our Day of Giving goal is to raise $25,000 in one day that will go toward:

  • Home News Summer Staff Recruitment 2024 Photo
    Updated: Jan. 4, 2024

    Summer Staff: We're Hiring!

    Join our team and make a difference in the lives of hundreds of campers next summer. You'll make memories that last a lifetime while spending your summer creating incredible friendships, growing in faith, and learning valuable skills for your future.

    Hoping to earn college credit while working at camp? Chat with us about internship opportunities and balancing online coursework while working at camp!

    Learn more about serving on our 2024 summer staff.
  • Pyoca Summer Camp 2024 Promo Pic
    Updated: Jan. 26, 2024

    Summer Camp 2024: Dates & Programs

    Summer camp is right around the corner! Check out this year's summer camp dates, sessions, and pricing. Current programs that are full and waitlisting:

    • Explore 101: June 16 - 19
    • Discover 101: June 16 - 21
    • Challenge 101: June 16 - 21
    • Discover 202: Creation Camp, June 23 - 28
    • Discover 402: Creation Camp, July 7 - 12
    • Challenge 401: On the Road, July 7 - 12
    Register soon to secure your preferred camp session -- spots are filling quickly! Scholarships available. Join us for a youth camp session (grades 2 - '24 grads), Family Camp, or Grown-up Summer Camp.

  • Pyoca Day Camp Promo Pic
    Updated: May 6, 2024

    Introducing: Pyoca Day Camp

    Through a generous grant from Lilly Endowment, we are offering a brand new day camp for local Jackson County youth! In 2024 Pyoca is working with the Boys and Girls Club of Brownstown to welcome their club participants ages 6 - 12 to spend a week in the outdoors, with the option to be picked up and dropped off each day by camp staff. Pyoca Day Camp has expanded registration eligibility to ALL Jackson Co. youth, so be sure to register soon!

    This summer we are offering three weeks of day camp sessions. Register soon to secure your preferred camp session -- spots are filling quickly! Scholarships available. Learn more and register today!

  • Pyoca kin·dom camp 2024 Promo Pic
    Updated: Jan. 4, 2024

    kin·dom camp: June 30th - July 3rd, 2024

    We are so excited to partner with kin·dom community this summer as we host kin·dom camp June 30th - July 3rd. Registration opens Feb. 4th! Interested in working with this program? Staff applications open alongside registration. Learn more about this program.

    kin·dom camp is an opportunity for LBGTQIA+ youth ages 12-17 to feel safe and free to show up as their full selves. Campers will have the chance to experience all the fun that camp has to offer in a week filled with affirmation, community, and celebration. This camp is affirming – full stop. It affirms all genders, sexualities, identities, religious backgrounds, and varieties of belief. The only thing we expect is a commitment to welcoming and celebrating everyone where they are, as they are.

  • Pyoca Pyoca Family Camp Promo Pic
    Updated: Apr. 11, 2024

    Family Camp: July 5th - 7th, 2024

    We welcome you to join us this summer for Family Camp and Family Day, open to families of all ages. Families will have lots of fun activities to choose from throughout the weekend led by our fantastic summer staff.

    Can't make it to all of Family Camp? Join us on Saturday, July 6th for Family Day! Saturday will be filled with a wide variety of camp activities for families to choose from, including: boating, swimming, guided hikes, crafts, climbing tower, games, and more. Plus, there will be plenty of time to rest and relax together as a family. Family Day will run from 10:00AM - 4:00PM on Saturday. Lunch and a Pyoca tie-dye t-shirt are included with registration.

  • Pyoca Grown-up Summer Camp Promo Pic
    Updated: Apr. 11, 2024

    Grown-up Summer Camp: July 25th - 28th, 2024

    Grown-up Summer Camp is a unique gathering for individuals 21 and over to explore and grow their faith, rest in creation, and reclaim lives of purpose and play. Join us for all of the fun of camp -- all grown up!

    This program is sponsored by Second Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis and is open to all adults, whether you're a longtime Pyoca alum or brand new to camp. Experience traditional camp activities, enjoy time for rest, and spend a night out with your new camp friends at the Jackson County Fair. Register before May 1st to secure your spot for this summer's brand new canoe trip with GUSC!

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