Youth Camp @ GLBA

Dates: June 11-16, 2018

Camp Pastor: Matt Whitson

Worship: Cody Dunbar

Located in Grove, OK, Grand Lake offers a wonderful swimming pool with 2 great slides as well as a giant barn swing. This beautifully maintained campground has a cafeteria for those churches who don’t want to cook their own meals. They also have a great air conditioned Worship Facility.

Registration without meal plan: $110 per camper/sponsor
Registration with  meal plan: $165 per camper/sponsor

Housing costs are in addition to the registration fee.
Please contact Darrell at 405-330-1700 or 405-863-5125 for housing information.






2018 Check List to Help Get Ready For Camp

  • ALUMNI CHURCHES: Send in your $200 deposit and orange reservation form to Summit Camps beginning in October but not later than January 20th to secure your spot.  List any cabin changes needed and/or if your group will be using the “Meal Plan” for GLBA weeks.
  • Contact the cabin owner when you receive your housing letter and request contract for cabin.  Fill out contract and mail back with deposit check before camp.
  • Pray for everyone that God will bring to camp
  • Develop a plan to enlist students for camp
  • Secure transportation for your church
  • Select sponsors for camp (1 sponsor for every 10 children/youth is recommended)
  • Make sure your church decides upon sponsors and all sponsors over 18 have completed the background check needed.  Fill out the Background Verification Form for camp.
  • Select cooks for your cabin (if you are cooking at KBA or GLBA)
  • Plan meals and purchase food
  • Purchase Paper Products (toilet paper, paper towels, plates, napkins, cups) for cabin use
  • Be thinking of how you can decorate to express the “CONNECTED” theme for the week.  
  • Enlist and train sponsors and upperclassmen to help during the invitation. 
  • Enlist at least one sponsor to teach a Tract Time and help them get prepared with a plan and a 10-15 minute devotion for each day.  Fill out the Tract Time Leader form by clicking HERE.
  • Make copies of curriculum for leaders and booklets for students. 
  • Purchase at least one, possibly 2 or 3, first-aid kits for your cabin/transportation vehicles
  • Divide the students/children into groups/families for your in-cabin time
  • Pre-Order Summit camp t-shirts or design your own
  • Hold a parent/camper meeting to go over expectations and answer any questions for the week.  Make sure you pass out campground rules to everyone, including parents, for the campground you will be attending.
  • Make sure all the health forms are signed and turned in along with a copy of each person’s insurance card if they have insurance.
  • Create and distribute a camper packing list so students know what to bring and not to bring to camp
  • Get checks from church treasurer for: registration (made out to Summit Camps), and at least one extra for going to the store for extras or emergency. 
  • Create a list of those who want to order a picture of the week of camp – collect money (make checks out to Summit Camps or take cash)
  • PRAY – PRAY – PRAY that God’s Spirit would be all over your group and the whole camp for the week.  Pass out a list of the Program Personnel that will be at your week so your group and your church can pray before you come and all during the week of camp.



Directions to GLBA from Downtown Grove, OK:
25300 S. 650 Road
Grove, OK  74344

  1. Take GPS directions from where you are to 3rd Street at Main Street, Grove, OK  74344
  2. From E. 3rd Street at Main Street  travel East 3.4 miles on 3rd Street or Highway 25
  3. You will come to Highway 10 North, turn left or north on Hwy 10 N (there is a gas station on the left corner.)
  4. Travel  3 miles north on Highway 10 until you come to 260 Road and turn left on 260 Rd.     You will be right across the road from Elk River Baptist Church on the right.
  5. Travel  ½ mile going west on 260 Rd until you come to 650 Rd and turn right.  (There is a sign there that says Grand Lake Baptist Assembly)
  6. You will travel straight (don’t take the curve) about ½ mile and drive right into the Campground.

Due to circumstances beyond his control, Blake Appleby will not be able to be our camp pastor for Youth week this year. While we are sad and will miss him at camp, we are excited to announce that Matt Whitson has agreed to be the camp pastor. Matt is an amazing communicator and loves God and students. We are excited to see what God has in store for us.



Youth Week 1
June 3, 2019, 12:00 AM
Youth Week 2
July 8, 2019, 12:00 AM
Youth Week 3
July 15, 2019, 12:00 AM
Childrens Week
June 4, 2019, 12:00 AM