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2022 is our 70th year of ministry, and we are incredibly excited to be offering a mix of our annual programs, along with opportunities to give back and celebrate our 70th anniversary. Join us for an unforgettable year:

DAY OF SERVICE: Saturday, April 30th
Each spring, Pyoca enlists members of our greater camp community to assist with our annual spring clean-up of camp! Volunteers with all different levels of skills are welcome. Projects typically include landscaping, cleaning, painting, small building/woodworking projects, and more. Join us from 10AM - 3PM -- free will lunch provided. Sign-up today to volunteer for this event.

FAMILY DAY: Saturday, July 9th
Each year Pyoca hosts Family Camp the weekend after July 4th. Knowing many families can't get away for the entire weekend, this summer we are welcoming families and guests to come down to camp for a day of family fun! Join us from 10AM - 6PM for a day of Family Camp activities. Waterfront will be open all afternoon to swim, boat, and fish, and we are offering a free will lunch for the day. Sign-up information coming soon!

GROWN-UP SUMMER CAMP: July 28th - 31st
Join us for all of the fun of camp -- all grown up! This summer Pyoca is partnering with Second Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis to host Grown-up Summer Camp, open to adults 21+. Experience all of the traditional fun camp activities, enjoy time for rest, and spend the last night out with your new camp friends at the Jackson County Fair.

70th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: Saturday, August 20th (Updated date!)
Join us this August as we celebrate our 70th year of ministry. All members of our camp community are invited to come down and explore camp, have lunch, and join us for worship as we give thanks to God for seventy years of transformation and lives changed in this place. More information coming soon!

UNFINISHED OBJECT (UFO) RETREAT: October 26th - 30th
Quilters and crafters gather at camp each fall for fellowship and to work on a variety of unfinished projects that are piling up at home. What kind of projects you may ask? Any and everything. Many guests bring their sewing machines and work on quilts, but feel free to bring your knitting, needlepoint, scrapbooking, or any other sewing/craft project along!

FALL YOUTH RETREAT: November 18th - 20th
Join us for our annual Fall Youth Retreat this November! Each year youth gather together from across Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio for a weekend of rest and fall fun at Pyoca. Youth will gather for keynotes and worship each day, meet new friends through small group sessions, and have plenty of time to explore all that Pyoca has to offer.

JACKSON COUNTY 50/50 ULTRAMARATHON: December 2nd - 4th
Each year we partner with D.IN.O. (Do INdiana Off-road) to host the Jackson Co. 50/50 Ultramarathon. Runners of all levels are welcome to choose their length of race: 10 miles, 50k, or 50 miles. The challenging race course, coupled with Pyoca's warm hospitality, makes for a great weekend when you add a meal and lodging package to your registration.

Help support our runners! Each year we invite members of the community to volunteer at aid stations throughout the forestry. Learn more about how to volunteer for this event.



2023 Program Calendar: Save the Date

CONFIRMATION RETREAT: March 3rd - 5th, 2023
Confirmation is an important step in one's life of faith, and we are excited to once again offer our Confirmation Retreat this spring -- open to all PC(USA) confirmands and their mentors. This retreat focuses on building strong bonds between youth and their mentors, as well as helping confirmands learn the tools they will need on a lifelong journey of faith.

MYSTERY QUILT RETREAT: March 22nd - 26th, 2023
Join us next spring for our 20th annual Mystery Quilt Retreat! Participants gather together each year to sew their own "Mystery Quilt." Before arrival, each participant receives fabric measurements and cutting instructions for the Mystery Quilt, but will not see the full quilt pattern until they arrive.