SLUMBER FALLS POLICY & GUIDELINES

Slumber Falls Camp seeks to be a place of grace close to the heart of the church:

– Developing outdoor ministry for youth, adults and families

– Engaging individuals in spiritual renewal and leadership training

– Building a vision of the wider church by enhancing relationships in communities

– Maintaining the spiritual and physical environment

– Creating a place of inclusiveness for Christian community

as a ministry of the South Central Conference of the United Church of Christ.

In an effort to live out our mission, the following policies have been established, and will be administered by the Director of Outdoor Ministry according to guidelines established by the Camp Council and the South Central Conference Board of Directors.  Any questions should be directed to the Director of Outdoor Education.

Camp Safety Rules 

Camp Policies

The Camp Council is revising the policies for the 2018 summer camping season.  Please check back later or call the camp office if you have individual questions.

 

Excerpts from the Camp Covenant

 

Hazardous Materials – Fireworks, explosives, and flammable or other hazardous materials are prohibited.

  1. In case of a minor, parents will be contacted in a timely manner.
  2. The person will be removed from this camp in a safe and prudent manner.
  3. The person will be required to meet with the Director of Outdoor Ministry regarding the steps necessary to re-covenant with the camp.
  4. Successful re-covenanting with the DOM and/or the Camp Council will be necessary before the person will be allowed to participate in any future Slumber Falls sponsored camp programs.

Weapons – Firearms, ammunition or weapons of any sort are prohibited.

  1. In case of a minor, parents will be contacted in a timely manner.
  2. The person will be removed from this camp in a safe and prudent manner.
  3. The person will be required to meet with the Director of Outdoor Ministry regarding the steps necessary to re-covenant with the camp.
  4. Successful re-covenanting with the DOM and/or the Camp Council will be necessary before the person will be allowed to participate in any future Slumber Falls sponsored camp programs.

Smoking – Smoking is not permitted inside any facilities.

Drugs – Illegal and illicit drugs are prohibited.

  1. In case of a minor, parents will be contacted in a timely manner.
  2. The person will be removed from this camp in a safe and prudent manner.
  3. The person will be required to meet with the Director of Outdoor Ministry regarding the steps necessary to re-covenant with the camp.
  4. Successful re-covenanting with the DOM and/or the Camp Council will be necessary before the person will be allowed to participate in any future Slumber Falls sponsored camp programs.

Alcohol – Possession or consumption of alcohol during any Slumber Falls Camp sponsored event is prohibited.

  1. In case of a minor, parents will be contacted in a timely manner.
  2. The person will be removed from this camp in a safe and prudent manner.
  3. The person will be required to meet with the Director of Outdoor Ministry regarding the steps necessary to re-covenant with the camp.
  4. Successful re-covenanting with the DOM and/or the Camp Council will be necessary before the person will be allowed to participate in any future Slumber Falls sponsored camp programs.

Pets – Pets are not permitted inside any facility without prior approval.  If pets are brought, they must be on a leash at ALL times.  Kennels are available in New Braunfels at nominal daily and weekly rates.

For the safety and integrity of those who use this camp, anyone involved in behavior deemed detrimental to Slumber Falls Camp will be asked to leave.