Summer event geared for junior highers

Summer event geared for junior highers

Helping junior high school students understand the basics of the Christian faith is the focus of a new event for seventh and eighth graders this summer at Baptist Bible College.

"Boot Camp: Basic Training for Junior Highers" is an experience students will never forget. The week-long camp aims to help students build a strong foundation in preparation for continued growth and leadership development in their high school years.

Boot Camp runs July 12-16 for students entering seventh and eighth grades.

Details are online at

Answering Questions
Each day of the week focuses on a different theme, answering four big questions facing junior high students today:
- How do I know God loves me?
- How do I know I'm saved?
- What do I do when I sin?
- Can I make a difference?

"The purpose of Boot Camp is to help each junior higher think through four foundational spiritual questions as well as learn basic skills for personal spiritual growth," said Dwight Peterson, a BBC assistant professor, veteran youth worker, and Boot Camp director. "Each day we will commit to not only provide campers with the tools to be able to answer those four basic questions, but also provide individual attention to allow each camper to work through their personal response to those questions."

Students will grow through individual devotional times, general sessions, and relationships with counselors and new friends.

Learn more at

Details, including registration information, on the 2010 Teen Leadership Conference - a special event for high school students - are online at

Information on all summer events and conferences, including sports camps, LYFE Women's Conference, Men's Conference, and Summer Volunteers Week, are online at

Baptist Bible College & Seminary offers an outstanding Christian education through on campus, online, and other distance learning options. Students learn to serve and lead as they gain critical leadership and life skills. To learn more, go to or call 570.586.2400.

Posted on: 6/21/2010 7:31:39 AM

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