Special Edition Featured Campers: Clint, Theresa, Laura, & Chris

Camp BarnabasEvent, Featured Camper

This year, we’ve chosen four enthusiastic campers to lead our Big Party hype at the Big Party Half Marathon & 5K fundraiser event on April 7, 2018, in Springfield, MO. Each of these individuals has a huge passion for Camp Barnabas and have their own stories on the impact camp has made in their lives.

Meet Theresa

  • Diagnosis: Down Syndrome, CHF, Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Hometown: Marionville, MO
  • Age: 32
  • Years attended camp: 23
  • Favorite part of camp: her counselors, God, worship, and the food
  • Favorite activities at camp: high ropes course
  • Hobbies: playing basketball, singing, swimming, watching movies, telling others about Camp Barnabas
  • What is your favorite song: Barnabas Bound Song

Meet Laura

  • Diagnosis: Down Syndrome
  • Hometown: Marshfield, MO
  • Age: 22
  • Years attended camp: 12
  • Favorite activities at camp: Swimming, fishing, and canoeing
  • Favorite thing to do for fun: Listen to country music and karaoke with friends

Meet Chris

  • Diagnosis: Cerebral Palsy
  • Hometown: Springfield, IL
  • Age: 20
  • Years attended camp: 12
  • Favorite part of camp: the people, the grounds, and serving campers as an intern
  • Favorite activities at camp: Swimming, ziplining, and the parties
  • Favorite sports team: St. Louis Cardinals