Top 10 Barnabas Dance Party Songs

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It’s no secret that the Barnabas dance party is consistently the most popular party year to year. If you’ve ever been to one of our dance parties, you know they are like no other.  Over the years, many songs have come and gone from our dance party playlists, but there are a select few that have been elevated to the … Read More

Living Fearless with a Disability

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When Kobe Johnson was born, he was diagnosed with a degenerative muscle disease known as Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. While this has made many aspects of his life more difficult, Kobe has always been determined to use his experiences for good by advocating for people with disabilities.  We know Kobe as a camper, but he also spends his free time hosting … Read More

Share Your Story, First Place: Michaela Satterfield

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Michaela Satterfield is the First Place winner of the Share Your Story contest. For this contest we asked past staffers and volunteers to send us their stories about how Camp Barnabas and disability ministry has affected their lives by asking them two questions: “What do you love about Barnabas?” and “How has Barnabas impacted you?” Here is Michaela’s story: The … Read More

Share Your Story, Second Place: Grace Hunter

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Grace Hunter is the Second Place winner of the Share Your Story contest. For this contest we asked past staffers and volunteers to send us their stories about how Camp Barnabas has affected their lives by asking them two questions: “What do you love about Barnabas?” and “How has Barnabas impacted you?” Here is Grace’s story: The love of Barnabas … Read More

Share Your Story, Third Place: Abigail Stockton

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  Abigail Stockton is the Third Place winner of the Share Your Story contest. For this contest we asked past staffers and volunteers to send us their stories about how Camp Barnabas has affected their lives by asking them two questions: “What do you love about Barnabas?” and “How has Barnabas impacted you?” Here is Abigail’s story: Barnabas to me … 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 … 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

April Featured Camper: Chris

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Chris Wheeler is a veteran camp-goer. Last year marked his tenth summer; but that doesn’t stop him from being just as fired up about camp as he was when he first visited. April is National Autism Awareness Month! We caught up with Chris Wheeler to hear more about his life with autism: Question: How old are you? Answer: 21. Question: … Read More