Skilled, biblical training in music and worship brought to your church community.
- Do your people wish to grow musically?
- Does your congregational singing ever lack participation or enthusiasm?
- Do any of your song leaders need leadership and music training?
Mobile Camps bring music training and opportunities to your own people.
We meet you where you are and take you a step forward by facilitating musical and worship training in local communities at a reasonable cost.
Or consider a MiniCamp. An instructor comes to your church and teaches a class or workshop that’s open for your whole congregation.
What’s involved in hosting?
SCMC works with you and your committee through the entire process of planning your camp.
- application process
- publicity materials
- procedures (how to run camp, dress code, etc.)
You come up with:
- a committee to work on your camp
- the facilities and necessary equipment
- lodging, if needed
How much does a mobile camp cost?
Mobile Camps are considerably less expensive than PermaCamps. The cost per student at a mobile camp is less than half of what it costs for a permanent camp. A mobile camp coming to your home community can cost a total of $3500-$12,000. Because of the work done by the home community, this usually translates into a per-student cost of $100-$150. (PermaCamps cost students around $500, including tuition and lodging.)
How many students are needed?
Mobile camps are designed for entire churches or communities, young and old. Typical enrollment is 50-200 students.
What time of year can we host a mobile camp?
We do our best to work with your schedule, but camp dates depend largely on when instructors are available to travel to your community.
How soon can I get a mobile camp in my community?
Mobile Camps have a lot of moving parts, so it does take some time to set them up. Often it takes communication with your community, then again with us, and so on. It’s best to be in conversation a year ahead of time, but in a “best case scenario” a mobile camp can be brought to your community in 6-8 months from our first conversation.
I'm interested in more information! What do I do now?
Do you want something small-scale? Just like Mobile Camps, MiniCamps are about meeting you where you are and taking you a step forward. But whereas Mobile Camps are essentially PermaCamps come to your community, MiniCamps are far simpler.
A MiniCamp is about the size and intensity of weekend meetings or winter Bible school. It requires less planning and expense than a Mobile Camp.
A MiniCamp is built around one course, lasting through several days. You choose the emphasis between Biblical Worship Study and Singing School.
Besides five class sessions, a MiniCamp includes a worship service to put in practice the principles you learn. Other sessions may be included to round out the learning experience.