Missionary Stories – Elizabeth Murphy

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“The second I got to Camp Barnabas, I knew what I was supposed to be doing with my life.” At age 16, disability ministry was new to Elizabeth. But something about Camp Barnabas clicked. “Without even thinking about it, I signed up to serve for three weeks.” And she’s never looked back. “The minute I pulled into the gates for … Read More

Meet Daniel Matheny

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“Because of attachment, visual impairment, and making our home in Africa, I never imagined Daniel would have a traditional summer camp experience. Through the Lord’s work in him and in this place, he got the chance.”  -Sara Matheny, Daniel’s Mom The Matheny Family met Daniel at age three. They were hoping to adopt, and quickly fell in love with his … Read More

Beyond Barnabas – Digital Devotional

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When summer draws to a close, it’s easy to slip back into our routine and forget the spiritual highs we experienced at camp. Let’s not let that happen this year! We’re so excited to introduce Beyond Barnabas, a series of digital devos designed to keep the camp “fire” burning! Here’s your first interactive, impactful devotion, With God, All Things are Possible! Inside you’ll … Read More

Meet Our Staff: Kelli Hinderliter – Camper Registrar

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Our Camper Registrar, Kelli, is a witty, coffee-loving, long-time staffer at Barnabas, and we finally got the chance to learn a little more about her with some fun questions: Question: What do you like to do for fun? Answer: Does drinking coffee count? I love going to the movie theater, doesn’t matter on the movie as long as it is … Read More

Meet Our Staff: Sammi Novak – Staff Director

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We’re excited to introduce to you our Staff Director, Sammi! Sammi loves hiking, camping, and just spending as much time outdoors as possible. We sat down with her and asked her a few questions so can get to know her better before you meet her at camp this summer! Question: What is your role at camp this summer? Answer: I … Read More

Meet Our Staff: Mike Mrosko – Camp Director

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We couldn’t be more thrilled to introduce Mike Mrosko as your Camp Director this summer! For those of you who have yet to meet our fantastic friend and long time full-time staff member, we’ve put together a little Q&A to help you get to know him better.   Question: How many years have you worked at Camp Barnabas? Answer: My … Read More

January Featured Camper: Jason

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When it comes to camp legends, Jason Moon, (or, as he’s called at camp, “Moon Dawg”), is as legendary as they come. Moon Dawg has been attending Camp Barnabas since 1994. We got the opportunity to sit down with Jason last summer and talk about his experience at camp over the years: Question: What do you love most about camp? … Read More

September Featured Camper: Robert

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Camp Barnabas featured camper Robert Powell

Robert is a hilarious, fun-loving, crazy-about-life 10-year-old who will always put a smile on your face. Although originally from China, he was united with his forever family about 2 years ago when he was adopted. Robert loves spending time with his siblings and playing with cars and legos. He joined us at camp this summer for the first time, and … Read More

August Featured Camper: Kiera

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Camp Barnabas Camper Kiera Lake Camper Arrival

Our August featured camper is a vivacious, fun-loving, 20-year-old who loves to laugh and spend time with her friends. During the year, Kiera works in a coffee shop serving customers and also spends time with her family helping out on the farm. She’s been coming to camp for 10 years and absolutely loves it. Learn more about Kiera below: “Barnabas … Read More