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Camp Barnabas Hosting Meet and Greet

January 2018

Camp Barnabas invites Branson West residents and businesses for a special meet and greet on Tuesday, January 30 at Danna’s BBQ. The Jan. 30 meet and greet will include lunch and a small presentation. Local residents are encouraged to attend to share thoughts and ideas about the future of the Hamels property. For all the details about the event click here

Local Teen Hosts 2nd Annual Fundraiser to Benefit Camp Barnabas

January 2018

Neosho teen, Carly Anderson, is hosting the 2nd annual ‘Talent for Campers,’ a family-friendly show featuring local talent on January 20 at the Neosho Civic Center (109 W. Main Street). For more information about the event click here

Cole and Heidi Hamels donate Table Rock Lake home to Camp Barnabas

December 2017

The Christmas season just got a whole lot sweeter thanks to Texas Rangers Major League Baseball pitcher Cole Hamels and his wife Heidi gifting their 32,000 square foot home, including more than 100 acres, on Table Rock Lake to Camp Barnabas. Click here.

Professional golfer Jordan Spieth gifts scholarships to 100 campers

December 2017

Camp Barnabas received a major donation from the Jordan Spieth Family Foundation. The generous gift will allow 100 campers with special needs and chronic illnesses the ability to experience a life-changing week at camp. Read full story here.


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Cole and Heidi Hamels Donate Table Rock Lake Home To Camp Barnabas

December 2017

Cole and Heidi Hamels partner with Camp Barnabas to provide life-changing experiences for children with special needs. here.

Jordan Spieth Family Foundation Announces Donation to Camp Barnabas

December 2017

The JSFF is partnering with Camp Barnabas to help welcome more campers this summer. Read full story here.

Express makes Giving Tuesday a memorable day for Camp Barnabas

November 2017

Express Employment is so overjoyed to announce there will be a brand new Putt-Putt golf course at Camp Barnabas at Teas Trail this summer thanks to the generous contribution of $25,000 from Julie and Paul LaFrance, co-owners of Express Employment Professionals, Rochester Hills, Troy and Clinton Township here.

Anonymous donor gives ‘life changing’ donation to Camp Barnabas

September 2017

Springfield News-Leader – Camp Barnabas, a faith-based camp for people with special needs and chronic illnesses, received an $100,000 gift. Read full article here.




Camp Barnabas Commercial 2017

Over the past 24 years, we have welcomed more than 75,000 campers and missionaries to Barnabas. Find out what all the hype is about in this 30 second video.

Welcome to Camp Barnabas

Camp Barnabas is a game-changer for all those involved: Campers, parents, missionaries, staff, medical volunteers, and beyond. Watch this heart warming story to better understand why everyone leaves Barnabas changed.

The Barnabas Experience

Camp is more than an experience. Lives are changed for everyone involved.

Camper Arrival

This is the beauty and joy of camper arrival each week at Camp Barnabas.

Camp Barnabas: Say So

It is tradition, at Camp Barnabas, that at the end of each week of camp we give the opportunity for anyone to share about their week. Here is a glimpse of what a week at camp means to our campers.

First Time Parent Experience

Sending a child off to summer camp for the first time can be scary for some of our first time parents. For these parents, their nerves were calmed immediately after their experience. They were confident in knowing their child was being cared for, loved and having a blast.