Commonground Baptist Camp

Christ Honoring, Affordable, Modest Attire, Preaching Centered

Testimonies

“All messages were directly relatable to the teens. Salvation clearly preached at each service.”
Shannon McDowell from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“I really appreciate the staff’s wonderful attitude throughout the extreme heat during outdoor games. They ‘kept their cool’ and did and amazing job.”
Shannon McDowell from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“I love the preaching. Never change.”
Eric McDowell from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“The messages were all spot on and God used the preachers and messages to convict the hearts of my teens.”
Nathan Carne from Lighthouse Baptist Church in Newark

“Everything was great! Thank you for all your hard work!!”
Nathan Carne from Lighthouse Baptist Church in Newark

“Messages were great! Always are! Thank you for praying about who to have speak and letting the Lord lead.”
Renae Garland from Faith Bible Baptist Church in Eden

“Great food, great facilities. Thanks for everything!”
Laura Hall from Open Door Baptist Church

“Love camp! Look forward to the preaching and fellowship every year.”
Laura Hall from Open Door Baptist Church

“Brother Martin and brother Grimaldi were awesome!”
Stacey Korner from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“Thank you so much for taking care of the special food needs!”
Stacey Korner from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“Every one of the messages touched particular issues for each of our kids, as well as my issues – they were all a blessing!”
Jessica Guadagno from Old Time Baptist Church

“The gluten free food was really nice – we ate well AND enjoyed it!”
Jessica Guadagno from Old Time Baptist Church

“The messages were all very heartfelt, Spirit-filled, and powerful.”
Debbie Perry from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Never had heard Brother Martin before this week… so thankful to have been here for such a time as this. Preaching was on point. As an adult I was helped and challenged. I  know the kids were as well. Praise the Lord.”
Jennifer Huber from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“Excellent preaching! I think this was one of my favorite years of preaching.”
Gina Gant from Friendship Baptist Church

“You and your staff do a wonderful job! Thank you for all your hard work and love for the teens.”
Gina Gant from Friendship Baptist Church

“Great messages for campers and counselors alike.”
Traci Baran from Faith Bible Baptist Church in Eden

“Praise the Lord!! God worked in me and my girls and so many others.”
Debbie Loranger from Conewango Baptist Church

“Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! It was a blessing to be able to experience what my kids have raved about for years!”
Debbie Loranger from Conewango Baptist Church

“I was grateful for the old-fashioned men of God who simply preached from the Bible and wanted to help us grow in the Lord.”
Naomi Keenan from Old Paths Baptist Church

“Thank you for caring about teens and making this available.”
Naomi Keenan from Old Paths Baptist Church

“The messages were all very good and very helpful.”
Daniel Navalto from Riverside Baptist Church

“Brother Martin was a blessing. It was my first time hearing him.”
Nathan Faulknor from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“I love the food, enough said.”
Nathan Faulknor from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“I appreciated the speakers. They were a blessing. I’m thankful they were not holding back but were bold with the Lord’s Word.”
Karen Palacios from City Baptist Church

“I loved being here. The staff are all very helpful. I appreciate the spirit here.”
Sara Russo from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“Thank you for being in tune with the Holy Spirit in who you bring in. I’m always amazed how the Holy Spirit brings the messages together.”
Meg Bray from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Great preaching!”
Ruby Case from Friendship Baptist Church

“Great messages!”
Bill Case from Friendship Baptist Church

“Really enjoyed the preaching!”
Matt Keenan from Old Paths Baptist Church

“I appreciate the camp standards and Christian atmosphere to show kids that don’t live in a Christian home what it should look like.”
Susan Dye from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Enjoyed the bold preaching.”
Jason Urchek from First Freedom Baptist Church

“Commonground has been a huge blessing to my life personally. I love seeing our kids experience the same fun games and spiritual help that I did when I was a teenager.”
Cassy Abbott from Old Paths Baptist Church

“The messages were all great – I saw God working on the hearts of the campers. I also received a blessing from the messages (a good reset for me).”
Melissa Schultz from Old Time Baptist Church

“I’m always thankful that you have men in to preach that are so obviously led by God in what to preach. We go to many meetings that that is not the case.”
Justin Dye from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Great that the teens hear these messages from someone else – we need that support.”
Marc Loranger from Conewango Baptist Church

“Excellent preaching.”
Jonathan Hall from Open Door Baptist Church

“All messages were Spirit-filled. I really appreciated the messages on victims and 99.9%.”
Tim Cler from Old Paths Baptist Church

“I liked the variety of preachers. I appreciate the messages were pertinent for the campers.”
Travis Lewis  from Hilltop Baptist Church

“You all did an astounding job considering you had so many campers! Thanks for all your work.”
Travis Lewis from Hilltop Baptist Church

“The speakers were excellent and were able to communicate well their message to the kids using visuals and illustrations.”
Calvin Tablante

“God is SOOOOO using Commonground.”
Chris Corrigan from Sligo Baptist Church

“I’m so thankful to God for allowing my family and church to be part of this camp.”
Felipe Lapito Jr. from Sligo Baptist Church

“Great messages for the kids, but impacted me as well.”
Oscar Batres from Sligo Baptist Church

“This is my first year here. I wish I had this growing up. There is no better way to spend a week than to invest in the lives of little people by way of putting them in the midst of the teaching ad preaching of God’s Word, fun, and fellowship amongst brothers and sisters in Christ and hearing the Lord speak to their little hearts. There is NO! price, no substitute.”
Eric Rice from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“The messages were very heartwarming.”
Luke Klubek from Calvary Heights Baptist Church

“All messages were great!”
Crystal Burkhart from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“Excellent preaching – God really worked in my own daughter’s heart and all of the girls on my team!”
Kelly Rice from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“Really great preaching and gave me a whole new perspective on how important these junior years are. Great messages for the kids!”
Christine Arnold from Grace of Calvary Baptist Church

“Messages were simple, but profound. I love that every message was easy for the kids to understand but also applicable and deep for the adults.”
Stephanie and Jacob Louk from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“Messages were good. The visuals help a lot.”
Rachel White from Lighthouse Baptist Church in Newark

“Messages were really good – keep it up.”
Daniel Martinez from Friendship Baptist Church

“Really good messages.”
Kaylee Alexoff from First Freedom Baptist Church

“Loved the visual illustrations incorporated into the message.”
Mindy Klubek from Calvary Heights Baptist Church
“What a blessing to hear the testimonies and praises around the campfire at the end of the week. It truly is wonderful to watch the Lord work in these young lives. So thankful for the opportunity to be here.”
Mindy Klubek from Calvary Heights Baptist Church

“Excellent preaching. I know much prayer goes into who preaches and that it is not taken lightly.”
Chad Dickson from Open Door Baptist Church

“Loved every message.”
Anita Wilamowski from Grace of Calvary Baptist Church

“I loved spending time with our junior girls and the bonding time we had. I found out I now have more nieces than I came here with. They all now call me Aunt Anita.”
Anita Wilamowski from Grace of Calvary Baptist Church

“Great content in the messages.”
Jack Groves from East Sunsbury Baptist Church

“All speakers were great – particularly Pastor Krohn, Sam Hazlett, Caleb Krohn, and Curtis Baker all had great illustrations.”
Howard Daniels from Amazing Grace Baptist Church

“Staff did a fantastic job, always going the extra mile to serve.”
Howard Daniels from Amazing Grace Baptist Church

“Excellent messages directly for the age group!”
Kathy Gee from Riverside Baptist Church


“I’m thankful to have been here this year. What a blessing. Thank you!”
Sarah Russo from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“The preaching went great. You can tell that there was prayer involved.”
Sean Dye from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Great preaching. Perfect for juniors.”
Dan Cler from Old Paths Baptist Church

“The messages are practical, and the illustrations are captivating.”
Joshua Caster from Calvary Road Baptist Church

“Fantastic preaching!”
Leah Alexoff from First Freedom Baptist Church

“Coming here as a junior counselor has been a great learning experience for me, to help me become a better leader.”
Leah Alexoff from First Freedom Baptist Church

“We love camp. Our kids are blessed to have a great church to attend and camp is icing on the cake!”
Stephen Cler from Old Paths Baptist Church

“There is always help to be found in the preaching if you want it. The speakers do a great job with visuals to keep the Junior’s attention.”
Tina Abbott from Old Paths Baptist Church

“Staff is the best!”
Tina Abbott from Old Paths Baptist Church

“The kids loved the chicken getting caught in the net sermon. The kids could really identify with the illustration.”
Angela Lewis from Hilltop Baptist Church

“Great work on the special foods! Kids liked the food – especially the salad bar.”
Angela Lewis from Hilltop Baptist Church

“I enjoyed all the messages! Thank you for allowing the Lord to use you; my children have made many decisions.”
Stacey Korner from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“Thank you for taking such good care of my food needs!”
Stacey Korner from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“I love camp! I wish I could come all 5 weeks!!”
Stacey Korner from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“Awesome preaching! Messages were a blessing and encouragement to me personally.”
Kristi Kronk from Valley Cities Baptist Church

“Camp has changed my kids’ lives!”
Kristi Kronk from Valley Cities Baptist Church

“Very good messages – my son really enjoyed the Rubik’s cube message. I always appreciate object lessons with the kids.”
Niki Lott from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“I love the camp, and my kids do as well. I appreciate the great attitudes of all the staff!”
Niki Lott from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Messsages were all good – I believe the Lord spoke to my heart. I know He worked in a mighty was this week.”
James Williams from Faith Baptist Church

“Best way to spend my summer is at camp. I absolutely love CBC! Praise God for all of the salvation decisions! J”
Julie Salvione from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“This is my first year as a counselor, and I loved it! Can’t wait to come back!”
Rebekah McCurry from First Baptist Church of Kenmore

“Great! I felt like a lot of kids made excellent decisions. Also, from the preaching, people got saved! That’s the best decision a person can make.”
Anthony Fusco from Old Time Baptist Church

“Love camp!”
Caleb Selby from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“I thought all the messages were good and complimented each other well.”
Robert Bales from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“Loved the variety of topics in the preaching, and the fact that Spirit-filled preachers delivered them. I was convicted as a counselor!!”
Abby Perkins from Broadview Heights Baptist Church

“I appreciate the junior-friendly messages.”
Joanna Williams from Faith Baptist Church

“I appreciate that you are bus-kid friendly!! I also appreciate the spirit here, where all (counselors – fulltime and regular folks/ kids – church and bus, etc.) are treated the same.”
Joanna Williams from Faith Baptist Church

“I appreciate the emphasis on the preaching. I felt the invitations were perfect… not drawn out or too high pressure. You might consider encouraging taking sermon notes.”
Gary Darnell from Harmony Baptist Church

“This camp is very impressive! Well planned and well organized.”
Gary Darnell from Harmony Baptist Church

“All great messages, especially the bird in the net – truth made very clear to them.”
Valerie Pallmann from Annsville Baptist Church

“Camp has changed the lives of my own children and there have been lasting significant changes in children and teens in our church because of how God has worked in their life at camp.”
Valerie Pallmann from Annsville Baptist Church

“Great illustrations and object lessons in the preaching. It was memorable and applicable.”
Heather Darnell from Harmony Baptist Church

“Thank you for a great week. There were two children from our church who had never been to camp anywhere. This was a fantastic first camp experience.”
Heather Darnell from Harmony Baptist Church

“I liked the message with the net, the All-American message about the Spirit of fear, and the last message about your light. Also, Caleb’s message about goals.”
Jon Bittner from Old Time Baptist Church

“Thank you Pastor Krohn and all of the staff for another wonderful camp week!”
Jon Bittner from Old Time Baptist Church

“All of the messages were great and I think that they were really easy for the kids to understand.”
Victor Zerby from Broadview Heights Baptist Church

“Thanks for the great week! Both the Juniors and I had a great time.”
Victor Zerby from Broadview Heights Baptist Church

“Enjoyed the simplistic way messages were given for the juniors.”
Pastor Troyer from Grace Baptist Church

“This year I have seen a greater sense of urgency in reaching the junior age kids to greater affect their future.”
Pastor Troyer from Grace Baptist Church

“Excellent messages as usual, Spirit-filled, praise the Lord! Practical for campers and adults as well – thank you!”
  Abe Williams from Faith Baptist Church

“Thank you Pastor Krohn and staff for your countless hours of labor and sacrifice. I believe we will see the real fruits of your labor in Heaven, though your labors and sacrifice are evident in the lives of my family and young people now. Thank you for your sacrifice and service to our God. May He continue to bless and use you for many years to come! Keep fighting!”
Abe Williams from Faith Baptist Church

“Excellent preaching. Good level of delivery and easy to apply.”
Ken Charland  from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“The messages were so good!!”
Laura Hall from Open Door Baptist Church

“Food was great as always.”
Laura Hall from Open Door Baptist Church

“Thanks for having a great place for my kids to be able to serve on staff each summer and not have to worry about them.”
Laura Hall from Open Door Baptist Church

“The messages were all well-tied together. God was glorified in all the messages.”
Aaron Hillyard from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“Great job on the messages.”
Chrisie Selby from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“Great messages – understandable for the kids.”
Tim Young from Heritage Baptist Church

“I always like how the messages are age appropriate and always something new or different from Sunday School lessons.”
Sarah Ries from Central Baptist Church

“I was moved by each message about something in my life – the light message with Bro. Caleb Selby really touched my kids and gave them a great visual of darkness and light. Brother Krohn’s message with the chicken and net also showed how easy it is to fall and how to avoid it.”
Lisa Baltzly from Central Baptist Church

“Camp was a great blessing, as always. It’s a blessing to come knowing what to expect. Your faithfulness and consistency is to be commended. We love you guys!”
Erica Beyea from Old Time Baptist Church

“All the messages were excellent. Some were very timely to things that have been going on with our girls.”
Joan Scott from Open Door Baptist Church

“I thought all the messages were very good. Excellent to use visuals for juniors.”
Brian Lott from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“All the speakers were great.”
Melissa Beyea from Old Time Baptist Church

“Timely messages.”
James Matthewson from Sebeca Bible Baptist Church

“Great food! You should sell a cookbook – seriously.”
James Matthewson from Seneca Bible Baptist Church

“I thought everything was great.”
Cindy Kohler from Grace Baptist Church

“Thank you for all the sacrifices you made to make this happen.”
Cindy Kohler from Grace Baptist Church

“The messages were amazing.”
Justice Henry from Grace Baptist Church

“The messages were all really good.”
Troy Pickard from Seneca Bible Baptist Church

“I really enjoyed all of the messages, and I know my girls did too. Topics were very well thought out and applied to juniors well.”
Morgan Liscum from Seneca Bible Baptist Church

“This was my first year here at camp, and although the preaching was aimed at juniors, I received such a blessing from the messages and they really touched hearts.”
Morgan Liscum from Seneca Bible Baptist Church

“The songs prior to service really helped prepare them for the messages. The messages were on their level, and dealt with fears and prayer that promoted a good conversation afterward.”
Kathleen Nicotera from Old Time Baptist Church

“So thankful my daughters grew up through Junior Camp and now Teen Camp. So many valuable lessons and things we could work on.”
Kathleen Nicotera from Old Time Baptist Church

“I loved how the messages were simple enough for all the kids to understand, but they had enough substance for the counselors to get something out of them.”
Angela Nicotera from Old Time Baptist Church

“I appreciate the Biblical focus in the preaching and the way in which it is presented practically.”
Susanna Peacock from Broadview Heights Baptist Church

“I appreciate the standards, safety, and focus of this camp! Thank you so much!!”
Susanna Peacock from Broadview Heights Baptist Church

“Preaching was great and simple to understand.”
Kawika Pagan from Old Time Baptist Church

“Great preaching! Your church truly is blessed with strong men of God!”
Chuck Schwartz from Bible Baptist Church

“Love you and SEBBC! Best camp in the world!”
Chuck Schwartz from Bible Baptist Church

“The speakers were great. They all had excellent messages that really hit the heart.”
Scott Robert from Bible Baptist Fellowship

“Fortress, Counselor vs Camper Football, and Dodgeball were well-organized, fun, and masculine.”
Scott Robert from Bible Baptist Fellowship

“The messages were good, and applicable to the kids.”
Josh Proctor from Bible Baptist Fellowship

“As always, I love camp.”
Josh Proctor from Bible Baptist Fellowship

“The messages helped my group (and me!) Brother Barnhouse was a great blessing.”
Lee Pallmann from Annsville Baptist Church

“Brother Royalty was a great songleader.”
Lee Pallmann from Annsville Baptist Church

“All the messages were wonderful and spoke to my heart in ways I really needed.”
Carrie Robert from Bible Baptist Fellowship

“The messages were so helpful and life-changing.”
Katie Cialini from Heritage Baptist Church

“What a wonderful week of spiritual encouragement! Great balance of fun, fellowship, and preaching.”
Coby Muilwyk from Heritage Baptist Church

“I love the preaching. The speakers preach so everyone can understand it. Many decisions were made from the kids and adults.”
Symantha Rogers from Bible Baptist Fellowship

“I am very thankful for this camp. It has helped my girls to make some dear friends that are good examples. I am thankful that you allow kids to serve with you. My girls LOVE YOU ALL!”
Symantha Rogers from Bible Baptist Fellowship

“The messages were very good and applicable. Brother Barnhouse was great!”
Sara Muilwyk from Heritage Baptist Church

“We drove 14 hours from the state of Maine because the C-hrist-honoring, A-ffordable, M-odest Attire, P-reaching Centered mantra is unique and is consistent with our philosophy. Thank you.”
Mark Philbrick from Clinton Baptist Church

“All around good preaching. I appreciate Brother Barnhouse’s honesty. With most of these campers being 2nd generation Christians, I believe that has a great impact.”
Justin Richardson from Central Baptist Church

“Amazing and convicting messages!”
Alayna Doney from Central Baptist Church

“Good preaching all week! Brother Barnhouse hit the nail on the head every sermon, and the other preachers’ messages built on each other as God worked.”
Christopher Doney from Central Baptist Church

“There is not a more fun, Christ-honoring, Bible-preaching camp around.”
Christopher Doney from Central Baptist Church

 

“The messages were very good, convicting and easy to apply to life.”
Paige Senecal from Heritage Baptist Church

“The preaching was very pin-pointing and a big blessing.”
Christopher Senecal from Heritage Baptist Church

“Very good Spirit-filled preachers that allowed the Lord to direct them.”
Andrew Testi from Bradford Baptist Church

“I really appreciate the mix of doctrine/conceptual preaching with hard specific application preaching. It was obvious that the Holy Spirit orchestrated the messages.”
Brendan Philbrick from Clinton Baptist Church

“Where else can you find quite the blend of hard competition, passionate preaching, and Christian camaraderie than at CBC? #staffwasstellar”
Brendan Philbrick from Clinton Baptist Church

“Brother Barnhouse was a great choice! Preaching was great. Definitely felt the presence of the Spirit.”
David Cialini from Heritage Baptist Church

“All good messages. God especially used messages about pruning in the lives of our campers.”
Valerie Pallmann from Annsville Baptist Church

“We are thankful for a camp with strong preaching and high standards close enough for us to come to. God always uses it in our lives and our camper’s lives.”
Valerie Pallmann from Annsville Baptist Church

“Each message had a flavor and the variety was refreshing. The games in services are fun!”
Joel Royalty from Broadview Heights Baptist Church

“In a day of compromise and weak faith, this is a refreshing place of strong, safe, and sound, preaching. This camp removes many distractions common at other places. Thank you!”
Joel Royalty from Broadview Heights Baptist Church

“I always appreciate Brother Barnhouse and his transparency. I also enjoyed hearing the other pastors. What a blessing!”
Deena Royalty from Broadview Heights Baptist Church

“Great balance of style and preaching. Pastor Propst’s preaching was really HOT! Keep that kind of preaching on the schedule!”
Brett Stutzman from Grace of Calvary Baptist Church

“Awesome preaching.”
Jon and Devon Propst from Faith Baptist Church

“Great preaching!”
Christina Cook from Graham Road Baptist Church

“Absolutely life changing preaching!”
Jacob Cook from Graham Road Baptist Church

“I thought that the messages were really great! I always love hearing the preaching here.”
Bethany Pallmann from Annsville Baptist Church

“What a blessing to see God work in the services! Messages fit together like a puzzle. Praise the Lord! You can tell that it has been showered in prayer.”
Tim Tullos from Patuxent Baptist Church

“I have made it a point to pray daily for camp as soon as we wrap up VBS every year. This year God has convicted me to pray daily for camp through the year. Camp is good!”
Tim Tullos from Patuxent Baptist Church

“God definitely showed His power this week, despite the fact that Brother Morrison was unable to come.”
Carin Tullos from Patuxent Baptist Church

“The food is great. Thank you also for the food for ‘special people.’ The food was delicious, and it didn’t make us feel like an imposition.”
Carin Tullos from Patuxent Baptist Church

“We love this camp. It is encouraging to us as leaders and to the kids to see likeminded Christians.”
Carin Tullos from Patuxent Baptist Church

“Loved to see God’s hand in all the preaching messages.”
Scott Cornoyer from High Point Independent Baptist Church

“Awesome! Brother Barnhouse’s message was a turning point for me for the week. God used it in my heart, and it will be one of those messages I remember Lord willing for the rest of my life. But God used each and every one of the preachers this week, and so many great decisions were made, not only by campers, but counselors as well. Caleb’s message was really great as well.”
Jennifer Cornoyer from High Point Independent Baptist Church

“Great preaching – straight to the heart of teens and everyone else!”
Chuck Schwartz from Bible Baptist Church

“Camp is not just fun for the teens, but also for me. A true revival atmosphere wrapped up in the context of camp. Fun and spiritual – what a combination! The testimony of staff is impressive, and hopefully a challenge to the other teens. Love you all!”
Chuck Schwartz from Bible

“Great preaching. Even without Brother Morrison, you did a great job finding good men to take his place. Getting to hear all pastors was great to feel their burdens for their kids.”
Brandon Littell from Warren Baptist Temple

“Fortress is great. The guys love any game where they use just brute strength and grit. These guys can see their generation getting soft, and they want to do manly things. Airsoft, dodgeball, and the water game was great.”
Brandon Littell from Warren Baptist Temple

“It was awesome to see the Lord unite two different men moved to preach similar messages and most importantly it was the Holy Spirit moving. God worked greatly this week, both in campers and church counselors.”
Andrew Riley from Warren Baptist Temple

“For the preaching: Dittmar and Tullos = AMAZING! Caleb Krohn too! = AMAZING2”
Chris Corrigan from Sligo Baptist Church

“You cannot be overthanked. Staff, again, made us feel like kings. You guys made a custom salad bar for one of our church members. Your love and caring and attention to detail are flat out humbling, and affect our hearts every year with lasting results. Thanks for staff song and skits!”
Chris Corrigan from Sligo Baptist Church

“All of the messages were good, but Brother Frank’s message on suffering really stuck out to me because I don’t think most teens think about it.”
Stephanie Lee from Sligo Baptist Church

“This is my second year coming to this camp, and I think that this is the best Bible camp that I’ve attended.”
Stephanie Lee from Sligo Baptist Church

“Caleb, Tullos, Dittmar, Baker – convicting messages that led campers and counselors to make really great decisions.”
Amy Corrigan from Sligo Baptist Church

“There was absolute revival in our girls this week. God USES the preaching at camp. If you miss camp, you miss a tremendous blessing.”
Jennifer Krohn from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“I loved all the messages!”
Julie Salvione from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“Wonderful messages. The truth of God’s Word was preached in a loving and understandable way in which the Lord worked in both campers and counselors hearts.”
Elissah Dittmar from Warren Baptist Temple

“Coming to camp as a counselor is an even greater blessing than coming as a camper because you get to practice servanthood and self-sacrifice by investing your time and counsel into the lives of teenagers who have the capability of doing amazing things for Christ.”
Elissah Dittmar from Warren Baptist Temple

“This week we really had a chance to see growth in our teens even from just last year. Kids who fought us hard on memory verses last year did the whole sheet this year. Kids who didn’t come forward previously made multiple decisions this year. Camp was instrumental in jump starting that growth.”
Ashley Littell from Warren Baptist Temple

“The messages were so evident of the Spirit’s leading!”
Cary Schwartz from Bible Baptist Church

 

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“The preaching was Awesome! Awesome! Awesome!”
Kristin Beam from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Food is good. Thank you for the great special diet food – it’s very good.”
Kristin Beam from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“If it was not for camp, my life would be so different. Besides salvation, the most important decisions I made were at the altar at camp.”
Hollie Rickner from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“I really enjoyed Brother Walker and so did the kids. The preaching was good and inspiring for the teens.”
Cathy Townsend from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“The preachers you have are powerful and exactly what the teens need to light a fire in their hearts.”
Andrew Testi from Bradford Baptist Church

“Awesome preaching! Visuals are always really helpful to the teens to help the sermons stick in their minds.”
Katie Testi from Bradford Baptist Church

“Amazing how the Spirit works in the messages!”
David Cialini from Heritage Baptist Church

“All the messages were excellent. Perfect for teenagers to grow in the Lord.”
Ashley Littell from Warren Baptist Temple

“This camp was instrumental in my Christian growth as a teen, and it is such a blessing to now bring teens from our youth group and see them enjoy it and experience this place.”
Ashley Little from Warren Baptist Temple

“Great messages. Helpful influence on the teens.”
Mack Thomas from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“Praise the Lord for high standards and expectations of the campers and counselors. We saw the camp challenge our Deaf group and propel them to make great decisions and grow in new ways we could not imagine. Thank you for being incredibly accommodating of our deaf and interpreter needs – for over a decade you’ve bent over backwards to include us.”
Todd Martineau from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“Messages were excellent. Preachers were Spirit-filled and directed – our campers made a lot of decisions that we had been praying about! God was moving.”
Jennifer Cornoyer from High Point Independent Baptist Church

“Food is excellent camp food! We are spoiled. Whitling housing was wonderful.”
Jennifer Cornoyer from High Point Independent Baptist Church

“I have been coming to this camp for years and found this camp to be consistent in God centered preaching and wonderful standards. Great price! We get to reap spiritual fruits in our children and teens because of the spiritual labor of this ministry.”
Jennifer Cornoyer from High Point Independent Baptist Church

“Every messages was on target.”
Pastor Cornoyer from High Point Independent Baptist Church
“Keep doing what you’re doing! – Love ya.”
Pastor Cornoyer from High Point Independent Baptist Church

“We love Commonground Baptist Camp. It is encouraging to be surrounded by like-minded churches with similar goals to help these kids make life changing decisions to serve and follow Christ!”
Carin Tullos from Patuxent Baptist Church

“Excellent messages! It was amazing to see how the Lord wove a common thread through all the messages. It was something our campers needed, and also what I needed as well.”
Elissah Dittmar from Warren Baptist Temple

“Camp is such a refreshing time to get away with the Lord. It encourages me in my Christian walk to keep on keeping on!”
Elissah Dittmar from Warren Baptist Temple

“The messages were awesome – on the level where the teens live.”
Pastor Chuck Schwartz from Bible Baptist Church

“Your family and your staff are a great blessing! Thank you for being faithful to the Lord.”
Pastor Chuck Schwartz from Bible Baptist Church

“The messages were great blessing. I like how you have a theme, but allow the Holy Spirit to unite the messages.”
Andrew Riley from Warren Baptist Temple

“I am the new Youth Leader at our church. This was my first time here. The atmosphere was great. The games and preaching was fantastic. But having Godly men sowing into our group with genuine love has been the greatest blessing.”
Andrew Riley from Warren Baptist Temple

“The Lord really worked in the services; the speakers were Holy Spirit filled and spot on with the needs of the teens.”
Daphne Erickson from Flat Brook Baptist Church

“The messages were spot on and the speakers live what they preach.”
Bahni Schmidley from Loudoun Baptist Temple

“Thank you for your sacrifice and service to all us campers and counselors. I praise the Lord for a camp I can send my girls to and know that the standards and convictions our family stands on are the same.”
Bahni Schmidley from Loudoun Baptist Temple

“The messages were Holy Spirit filled, led, and delivered. This was evident by how they all meshed. God was really good to us this week.”
Tim Tullos from Patuxent Baptist Church

“My whole church has benefitted from the work that is being done here. You are being used by God in helping encourage families that are affected by the lives of our young people when they come back home.”
Tim Tullos from Patuxent Baptist Church

“Thank you for a labor of love.”
Cary Schwartz from Bible Baptist Fellowship
“Great messages and speakers.”
Christian Crock from Central Baptist Church

“I enjoyed all the speakers – on point messages.”
Justin Richardson from Central Baptist Church

“We enjoy this camp; it gets our group on the right track to start the school year. Thank you for all the work you and your church puts into this.”
Justin Richardson from Central Baptist Church

“A camp where Christ is first and teens as well as counselors can grow.”
Joyce Troyer from Grace Baptist Church

“Commonground is an excellent environment for my teens to be in. Pastor Krohn does a wonderful job at creating an atmosphere where God can freely move in the hearts of young people.”
Caleb Gee from Grace Baptist Church

“From the ‘No-Load’ messages to ‘Be Transformed’ and ‘Let Your Light Shine’ the messages built upon each other. The kids were compelled to make great decisions and challenged to keep these decisions.”
Amy Corrigan from Sligo Baptist Church

“Great Camp! Great Preaching! Great Staff! Great Activities!”
Stephanie Lee from Sligo Baptist Church

“I loved Brother Walker’s ‘Don’t Guide the Guide’ message.”
Viola Wilson from Central Baptist Church

“I enjoyed all the messages. The Lord used every speakers and every message.”
Jon Propst from Faith Baptist Church

“All the messages were great and useful.”
Devon Propst from Faith Baptist Church

“No other camp we attend holds a candle to the staff and program of Commonground.”
Devon Propst from Faith Baptist Church

“Very nice messages. God-led speakers whose messages dove-tailed perfectly together.”
Steve Brown Heritage Baptist Church

“Great messages! Straight to the point and easily understood.”
Traci Baran from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“I want to thank the staff for going beyond their duties and responsibilities to meet needs.”
Traci Baran from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Wonderful messages.”
Christina Cook from Graham Road Baptist Church
“Pastor Grimaldi was tuned in to God’s changed plans for his messages. Preaching messages all blended together throughout the week.”
Pastor Jared Dunbar from Freedom Baptist Church

“Great men of God who have a walk to back it up preached this week. Teens appreciate REAL people.”
Sam Hazlett from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“I appreciate the desire and direction of this camp. Keep it up!”
Sam Hazlett from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Every message spoke to my heart! Great decisions were made and prayerfully kept.”
Sarah Finster from Freedom Baptist Church

“The speakers were excellent and on point.”
Josh Proctor from Bible Baptist Fellowship

“I love the little devotions before girls games. I think it really helps the girls (and me), and having the staff girls each do one was really nice.”
Hannah Broughton from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“The messages were all great and spoke to me this week.”
Carrie Robert from Bible Baptist Fellowship

“So glad I came two years ago, and I wish I would have started years ago.”
Carrie Robert from Bible Baptist Fellowship

“All of our teens love Pastor Grimaldi. Multiple older teen boys talked about how they love his personality, sense of humor, and how he preached. Great messages all around!”
Alyssa Dense from Bible Baptist Fellowship

“I am so thankful for Thursday night’s extended invitation. The Lord really moved in our teen girls’ hearts, and we all grew closer as we prayed and cried as a group.”
Alyssa Dense from Bible Baptist Fellowship

“The messages were all amazing!”
Autumn Robert from Bible Baptist Fellowship

“Thankful for the preaching!”
Laura Hall from Open Door Baptist Church
“Life changing messages.”
Sam Davis from Cornerstone Bible Baptist Church

“All the messages were great.”
Jonathan Hall from Open Door Baptist Church
“Every speaker was a blessing to my heart. It was great to watch our girls’ hearts melt more and more each day.”
Symantha Rogers from Bible Baptist Fellowship

“My 12 year old didn’t want to come. Now, she wants to come next year and staff the week after. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!”
Symantha Rogers from Bible Baptist Fellowship

“Camp has changed my life, and it is a great blessing to see my kids allowing God to change their lives, and grow closer to the Lord. Thank you!”
Cathy Davis from Cornerstone Bible Baptist Church

“The messages were all great! Brother Grimaldi as good as keeping the kids attention and I love how genuine he is.”
Victoria Hazlett from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Pastor Krohn’s messages not only reach the kids but also have things that really help up in the ministry as parents.”
Valerie Pallmann from Annsville Baptist Church

“Going to camp has made a big difference in the lives of our own children and the children in our church. Many talk about it all year and see it as an oasis in the midst of their difficult daily lives.”
Valerie Pallmann from Annsville Baptist Church

“Brother Krohn, you and your staff do such an excellent job – thank you! It’s such an important outreach.”
Pastor Lee Pallmann from Annsville Baptist Church
“The messages were spot on and really spoke to my kids’ hearts.”
Eric McDowell from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“All messages were extremely powerful and can be applied to every teenager. Tremendous job!”
Shannon McDowell from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“I cannot say thank you enough to the incredible staff. They all have a servant’s heart and were always busy, but willing to help and had a great attitude.”
Shannon McDowell from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“Thank you so much for this camp!”
Stacey Korner from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“Great preaching this week. It was soul stirring.”
Carre Furman from Calvary Baptist Church

“Staff is great. They are always nice and very helpful.”
Carre Furman from Calvary Baptist Church

“Great messages; loved to see young men, but loved the balance between well-seasoned men and young.”
Pastor Aaron Furman from Calvary Baptist Church

“Brother Alexoff’s message was great on the Christian walk.”
Dan Cler from Old Paths Baptist Church

“Best camp around. Good balance of preaching and games. Staff is great and has a good attitude.”
Dan Cler from Old Paths Baptist Church ‘The messages were wonderful.” Stephanie Navalta from Riverside Baptist Church

“I appreciate the preachers that aren’t afraid to preach it straight and name problems and sins of the day. It helps our young people very much.”
Matt Keenan from Old Paths Baptist Church

“Bro. Krohn, I really appreciate your camp philosophy! I’m thankful for the stand you’ve taken and for not compromising! Camp is a safe place for us to bring our young people.”
Matt Keenan from Old Paths Baptist Church

“The messages were amazing!”
Daniel Navalta from Riverside Baptist Church

“Great preaching!”
Nathan Faulknor from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“The preaching was dead on. You can tell a lot of prayer goes into it.”
Tina Abbott from Old Paths Baptist Church

“The messages really spoke to our teens. The messages all seemed to complement for build upon each other.”
Cassy Abbott from Old Paths Baptist Church

“The dorms are nice and clean. You won’t find a better snack shop and the prices are very low to make things affordable to the teens.”
Cassy Abbott from Old Paths Baptist Church

“I have been coming to Commonground for ten years now – first as a camper and then a counselor. I cannot tell you how much this camp has helped me and my church throughout the years. There is no place I’d rather go in the summer. The decisions I have made and the friendships I have formed have only helped to strengthen my spiritual life.”
Cassy Abbott from Old Paths Baptist Church

“I loved the messages from Bro. Garraway and Matt Keenan. I think it’s really important and effective to put in front of the kids people who hace successfully grown up in church and served the Lord since their youth. It’s very encouraging to the 2nd and 3rd generation kids that are following that path.”

“Big ‘hat’s off’ to the 2nd generation Krohn’s and the staff – they really stepped up and filled some big shoes these past 2 weeks, and they did a phenomenal job running things.”
Erica Beyea from Old Time Baptist Church

“All the messages were good.”
Justin White from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“I’m impressed with the spirit of your staff. I’m thankful for your labor of love and for providing a wonderful Christian atmosphere.”
Justin White from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“I like the emphasis on the invitation and the encouragement to follow up on decisions made. Thank you for sharing your wisdom during our morning counselor meetings!”
Justin White from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“The messages were great!”
Laura Hall from Open Door Baptist Church

“What a great opportunity for great preaching and encouragement. Camp affects so many lives!! I’m so thankful for being able to be here.”
Mindy Klubek from Calvary Heights Baptist Church

“I can’t say anything wrong about the preaching. It was amazing. Thank God for you guys.”
Elijah Martinez from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Good messages.”
Rachel White from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“The messages were perfect.”
Dustin Gant from Friendship Baptist Church

“I thought all the messages were great.”
Joshua Gant from Friendship Baptist Church

“Great preaching.”
James Matthewson from Seneca Bible Baptist Church

“Aaron Hillyard’s message was phenomenal! One of the best ever. Loved the appropriate memory scriptures.”
Chris Corrigan from Sligo Baptist Church

“I continue to be amazed by your staff. I could list about 10-12 names, basically, they are A+, not one single B. I got to know Eden Krohn a little and she is one impressive Christian lady. Best camp in the universe!”
Chris Corrigan from Sligo Baptist Church

“Messages were to the point and the cross training theme and verses was inspirational.”
Michael Nicotera from Old Time Baptist Church

“Staff was excellent – they worked with teamwork and courtesy, and you could tell they loved the Lord. Great testimony. All facilities were fine. The food was great.”
Michael Nicotera from Old Time Baptist Church

“Messages were wonderful…the speakers preached in a way children understand. Thank you.”
Heather Stutzman from Grace of Calvary Baptist Church

“Thank you so much for having options for people with food allergies, and those options tasting great!”
Heather Stutzman from Grace of Calvary Baptist Church

“The speakers have great examples and illustrations and props that really stick in juniors minds. Keep up the great picks for speakers.”
Brett Stutzman from Grace of Calvary Baptist Church

“Your ideas and creativity wrapped with safety in the games are awesome! Tires – steal the bacon was my favorite.”
Brett Stutzman from Grace of Calvary Baptist Church

“Great preaching!!”
Grace Bonilla from Seneca Bible Baptist Church

“Amazing messages!!!!!”
Abby Bonilla from Seneca Bible Baptist Church

“The preaching was energetic, down to earth, and helpful!!!”
Kelly Rice from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“Great speakers. The messages spoke to my heart, as well as my kids’ hearts.”
Haley Tabone from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“God has been so good. This place has been a blessing.”
Kayla Wileman from Bradford Baptist Church

“I love how the preachers preach on exact sins on the kids’ level. The illustrations really help our kids remember the sermons.”
Katie Testi from Bradford Baptist Church

“Praise the Lord for the staff. They are ALL sweet, patient and amazing!”
Katie Testi from Bradford Baptist Church

“The messages were exactly what I and my girls needed. The examples and illustrations were convicting and encouraging.”
Abigail Royalty from Broadview Heights Baptist Church

“The food is amazing (as always). Housing was ideal and very functional.”
Abigail Royalty from Broadview Heights Baptist Church

“I love being here! It was my first time as a counselor and I never felt ‘out of the loop.’ I’m looking forward to doing it again!”
Abigail Royalty from Broadview Heights Baptist Church

“Great object lessons that grabbed the campers’ attention. The messages encouraged campers to make great decisions.”
Kathleen Nicotera from Old Time Baptist Church

“The messages were great. It was very well said for the juniors to understand. I liked the object lessons – it really gets their attention!”
Kyle Williams from Old Time Baptist Church

“Great speakers and well coordinated.”
Larry Wilkinson from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“Thank you for an awesome camp. I have enjoyed the time serving and ministering to the kids.”
Larry Wilkinson from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“I enjoyed the variety of preachers throughout the week.”
Aaron Hillyard from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“Great variety in the messages. Practical, and helpful illustrations.”
Ron Royalty from Gospel Baptist Church

“Great spirit from the leadership on down through the staff.”
Thank you for your hard work.” Ron Royalty from Gospel Baptist Church

“Messages had great illustrations, and were very timely. They were very helpful with kids where they were at, and when they needed it.”
Nathan Faulknor from Walker Baptist Church

“All the messages are very uplifting. This camp made me realize how much I’ve missed and I regret that I never tried to do some before. The messages will help me teach my kids, and they were definitely life changing.”
Irene Sotero from Sligo Baptist Church

“I’m amazed that my kids liked all the food that was served.”
Irene Sotero from Sligo Baptist Church

“The staff is amazing.”
Irene Sotero from Sligo Baptist Church

“I’ve been to other camps and enjoyed them, but I really appreciate the sweet spirit and the emphasis on preaching and obedience here. Also, I so appreciate the standards of modesty. Refreshing! Your staff was great – hard working, great attitude, willing to help and explain. Thank you!”
Niki Lott from Lighthouse Baptist Church in Bessemer

“Well done on all the messages. Praise the Lord!”
Bill Lyle from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“I love the fact that the preaching charges the young and the old.”
John Parkhurst from Southwest Oswego Baptist Church

“The messages were very clear, and they pointed to a concise decision. I could see the Lord at work.”
Isaac Royalty from Broadview Baptist Church

“Great message! I loved all the illustrations.”
Alayna Lewis from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Great week to separate from the world and come apart. Preaching was great, and God was honored.”
Pastor Troyer from Grace Baptist Church

“All the messages were very good. They all hit on different areas that a kid deals with. It was a blessing to hear them and watch how the Holy Spirit moved in the camp.”
Cindy Kohler from Grace Baptist Church

“Thank you so much for the opportunity to be here as a counselor. It was a great blessing. Watching and working with these kids and watching the Holy Spirit speak to them was great. I have never been to camp ever before. This was such a wonderful experience. Thank you for doing what the Lord leads. Praying for you all!”
Cindy Kohler from Grace Baptist Church

“The messages were great. They really helped me as well as the kids.”
Hannah Pallmann from Annsville Baptist Church

“Great job on the food! Our stay was comfortable. The snack shop prices were very reasonable. We appreciated it!”
Hannah Pallmann from Annsville Baptist Church

“This camp means so much to me. This is our tenth year coming here. It is always fabulous to shut out the world for a week and to hear God’s voice. I have made life changing decisions here, and it is awesome to some as a counselor and watch God work on our juniors.”
Hannah Pallmann from Annsville Baptist Church

“I love the girls’ devotions… ‘Be Content’ by Jen and ‘Guard the Goal of Your Mind’ by Bethany. Short, sweet, and totally relatable to the juniors! Thank you.”
Amy Corrigan from Sligo Baptist Church

“The food is fabulous. The accommodations are above reproach. Snack shop sells a great selection for a junior price. Swim area is just enough to have fun, but not so awesome to be a major distraction! LOVE IT!”
Amy Corrigan from Sligo Baptist Church

“The messages were great. They weren’t ‘dumbed down’ for the junior age, but were understandable and convicting to all ages.”
Bahni Schmidley from Loudoun Baptist Temple

“This was the first time I’ve been to camp as a counselor. I was convicted by the messages and made decisions of my own. Thank you for your sacrifice and dedication to reach children and adults’ hearts to make a life changing decisions in their lives. It’s all for eternity.”
Bahni Schmidley from Loudoun Baptist Temple

“The messages very clearly showed me that I need to change things in my life. They changed the lives of the campers and the messages were exciting to listen to.”
Erica Cherubeau from Sligo Baptist Church

“I and my junior girls really enjoyed the snow ball game because it was super fun and the colors made it exciting and it should be played next year.”
Erica Cherubeau from Sligo Baptist Church

“The messages were solid fundamental messages. My capers were convicted greatly! I also was thankful for all the preaching and was convicted as well.”
Laine Schmidley from Loudoun Baptist Temple

“The food was SERIOUSLY my favorite camp food EVER! It was ALL amazing!”
Laine Schmidley from Loudoun Baptist Temple

“Very good messages. I know a lot of prayer went into camp by the order of the messages. I felt as though every message was just building on the message Pastor Baker preached on Monday night.”
Timothy Cler from Old Paths Baptist Church

“Staff is awesome!”
Timothy Cler from Old Paths Baptist Church

“I love SCRIPTURE in the messages, the focused singular thought, the great illustrations, and the age appropriate material. God always speaks to my heart and directs me in some was in my life too!”
Joanna Williams from Faith Baptist Church in Seneca The preaching was fitting, timely, well prepared, and well delivered. They were plainly Spirit filled, and it is a blessing to be here as an adult.” Abe Williams from Faith Baptist Church in Seneca

“The food as usual was fantastic! Almost as good as home! Housing is great; I love the AC.”
Abe Williams from Faith Baptist Church in Seneca

“Brother Baker’s first message speaking about the Holy Spirit’s work in our lives really touched the lives of my campers. Brother Korner’s message (on the city and walls, is your heart right) spoke to my heart about a few issues as well.”

“Great messages! Juniors really responded and they were all on point.”
Clara Fox from Faith Baptist Church

“Always awesome messages! Enjoyed the object lessions.”
Kristi Kronk from Valley Cities Baptist Church

“We love camp! Thank you to everyone who works so hard! It has changed my kids’ lives.”
Kristi Kronk from Valley Cities Baptist Church

“Each and every message this week was awesome!”
Stacey Korner from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“Thank you for all your hard work this week! Our family loves camp!! One of our highlights to our year.”
Stacey Korner from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“Always a GREAT blessing. THANK YOU!”
Chuck Schwarts from Bible Baptist Church in Mercer

“Messages were on point! Very well done – each message blended so well. – The Spirit of God was in it.”
Justin Couch from First Freedom Baptist Church

“As always, camp was excellent. I feel Junior Camp has enabled me to develop a bond with many who are getting ready to come up to teen class. Thank you for providing a great camp.”
Justin Couch from First Freedom Baptist Church

“I really appreciate the younger preachers (and Pastor Krohn, of course) and the illustrations. I know myself and our kids remember messages from years ago.”
Naomi Keenan from Old Paths Baptist Church

“I appreciate how Commonground is run so smoothly and the opportunity to come apart for the week. Thank you!!”
Naomi Keenan from Old Paths Baptist Church

“Great preaching! I loved the illustrations…the messages really got through to my girls! It was a great week.”
Becca Gee from Riverside Baptist Church

“I loved the variety of the messages, and the emphasis on the theme.”
Joy Hoffer from Bible Baptist Church

“The preaching is always on point. I love when object lessons are used.”
Leah Corey from Freedom Baptist Church

“The preaching is extremely applicable to both campers and counselors. A great blessing!”
Lydia Corey from Freedom Baptist Church

“This was my first time here, and I am very encouraged going back home.”
Demver Blackstone from Eat Sunsbury Baptist Church

“I thought the preaching was very appropriate, especially with all the object lessons.”
Sarah Ries from Central Baptist Church

“I love how the messages worked together on obedience. Perfect for the kids growing up in in this ‘do-what-you-want’ age.”
Kaylee Alexoff from First Freedom Baptist Church

“I believe that the Holy Spirit has worked in many hearts and minds this week, for I know the Lord has spoken to my heart though almost every message.”
James Williams from Faith Baptist Church

“I absolutely love camp and always look forward to what the Lord will do in my life and the way in which He works in others’ lives. Also, I have always left camp changed.”
James Williams from Faith Baptist Church

“Brother Baker and Brother Sam’s messages about the Holy Ghost and faith were really good and spoke to me and to some of our children.”
Caleb Cler from Old Paths Baptist Church

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Teen Week Three

“All the preachers of messages were excellent. Video clips were excellent and related to the Christian life.”
Chad Dickson from Open Door Baptist Church

“All messages were wonderful. Keep it up! I love the preaching.”
Kristen Beam from Grace Baptist Church

“Great messages! Lots of decision were made. The preaching was very convicting.”
Christian Crock from Central Baptist Church

“Brother Clark was great! He keeps the kids engaged and the message on honoring your parents was perfect for teens!”
Stephany Richardson from Central Baptist Church

“I enjoyed all the messages – Brother Clark connected very well with the kids.”
Justin Richardson from Central Baptist Church

“Thank you for all your hard work and sacrifice. We enjoy camp every year. We never have a camper that doesn’t want to come back. We’ll be praying for you.”
Justin Richardson from Central Baptist Church

“I loved the messages from Brother Clark.”
Katie Cialini from Heritage Baptist Church

“Brother Clark was a HUGE blessing! I wish we could hear more from Brother Krohn.”
David Cialini from Heritage Baptist Church

“It has been a tremendous blessing to be able to come to Commonground with our deaf. The camp has been very accommodating, inclusive, ad encouraging to our group.”
  Nikki Martineau from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“My husband and I look forward to attending camp every year. It is a spiritually reviving and a very fun, action-packed week. It brings us closer together and we have made many cherished memories.”
Nikki Martineau from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“A really stress-less week. Preaching was on target with the great groups involved.”
Matt Secore from Heritage Baptist Church

“Great messages! They were a fantastic way of encouraging the teens to make some decisions in their lives.”
Mack Thomas from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“I really grew closer to God, my church, and teens from other churches.”
Matt Brewington from Sligo Baptist Church

“It was such a blessing to see God work in the hearts of our teens through the preaching.”
Jennifer Krohn from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“Preaching was great and very applicable to all of us.”
Benjamin Riley from Grace of Calvary Baptist Church

“The food was great, and the staff was amazing.”
Benjamin Riley from Grace of Calvary Baptist Church

“Brother Corrigan’s message
“Don’t Sink in the Ship”
was great. All of Brother Charlie’s messages hit home with the kids. Caleb nailed it – keep preaching.”
Cheria Bliss from Solid Rock Baptist Church

“Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Even the three minute preachers were such a blessing. An amazing Baptist Buffet of Bible Blessing!”
Eva Buckland from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Fantastic preaching! I really liked having three messages each day. They were all great messages.”
Abby Bonilla from Seneca Bible Baptist Church

“Great preaching. The messages were really a blessing to me.”
Grace Bonilla from Seneca Bible Baptist Church

“Brother Clark was a tremendous blessing. Every preacher brought their messages down to the teens level. Many great decisions were made because all of the messages divinely tied in with each other.”
Zachary Brown from Heritage Baptist Church

“You and your staff always do a great job of loving teens and making sure that everything is first class. Great preaching, great fun, great camp!”
Chuck Schwartz from Bible Baptist Church

“All the messages hit the mark and were very practical.”
Audron Seymour from Fellowship Bible Baptist Church

“Amazing unity on each message. They all connected perfectly.”
Fabian Moreno from Patuxent Baptist Church

“The messages were so very good.”
Julie Salvione from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“You are a true blessing and asset to our church. You can’t imagine how you have impacted our lives.”
Tim and Carin Tullos from Patuxent Baptist Church

“All messages were needed by our teens and us also. I liked the message on honoring parents the most because it addressed one of the teens’ problems that’s easily overlooked.”
Natania Lapitgo from Sligo Baptist Church

“Messages are great! I’m so thankful for this camp ministry.”
Felipe Lapitgo from Sligo Baptist Church

“This camp changes lives, strengthens, and encourages – best camp ever! I will recommend it to everyone. Thank you once again for serving the Lord in this area. I personally praise the Lord for you all.”
Robin Denning from Grace Baptist Church

“I love all the messages – very appropriate!”
Scott Cornoyer from High Point Independent Baptist Church

“Awesome preaching! I loved all the preachers. I especially liked the message from Brother Clark on honoring your mother and father, and Pastor Conner’s message on following God by fearing, and walking in His ways.”
Jennifer Cornoyer from High Point Independent Baptist Church

“This was my twelfth trip to camp, and all twelve were nothing short of A++.”
Chris Corrigan from Sligo Baptist Church

“I really loved the preaching. Brother Clark’s message on obeying parents really moved the kids from complacency. Brother Caleb’s message was great – don’t quit, be strong mentally! Brother Conner was so loving while he told the kids to fear, and he made you see what it might be to stand before Jesus!”
Amy Corrigan from Sligo Baptist Church

“Awesome preaching.”
Matthew and Jessica Bonaccorso from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“Not a bad message all week! Great speakers.”
Kevin Rickner from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“Commonground is the BEST thing a child can do all summer. My kids will never miss a week of camp. It’s too important.”
Kevin Rickner from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“Great messages. I do like the main speaker every night.”
Pastor Curtis Baker from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

Teen Week Two

“Brother Grimaldi was very good for the teens. Caleb’s message was great.”
Victoria Hazlett from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Dodgeball was also super fun…seems like the girls liked that one a lot too.”
Victoria Hazlett from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“The skits were great this year – I love skits for camp!”
Victoria Hazlett from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“I loved how you used the military videos as Christian ones. I will now always think of them like that.”
Hannah Broughton from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“I always forget how much I love camp, but once I’m here I remember why this is really one of my favorite places to be.”
Hannah Broughton from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“I loved the military commercials!”
Susan Dye from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“The preaching had great content and was spirit-filled.”
Jeffrey Horner from East Sunsbury Baptist Church

“The food was excellent and the staff was great and numerous, which is wonderful.”
Jeffrey Horner from East Sunsbury Baptist Church

“Very good structure and content with the camp. I liked how the kids were kept moving with just small blocks of free time. I’m not one to abuse or take advantage of my authority as a counselor, but I appreciated that the counselors were treated with the utmost respect.”
Jeffrey Horner from East Sunsbury Baptist Church

“The messages were wonderful. I loved how they went together each night and built off of each other.”
Chris and Elizabeth Baran from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“We love camp! This week was such a blessing.”
Chris and Elizabeth Baran from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Great messages!”
Jesse Bilowus from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Brother Grimaldi was on target. He was on the kids level and related to them. My favorite message was Pastor Seth’s.”
Renae Garland from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“The messages were Apirit-filled and SO appropriate for the needs of our teens! Thank you Brother Caleb!!”
Eva Buckland from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“I loved the messages and they were all on point. I appreciate the pointed messages to the teens. They just need the truth, plain and direct.”
Josh Proctor from Bible Baptist Fellowship

“Ireland to USA is costly, although worth it for this camp. My kids got so much from the messages. I will use material from the messages in my report and probably preach ‘Band of Brothers’ and ‘Don’t Ring the Bell.’ SO, in terms of running your camp: Don’t ring the bell!”
Eric McNally from Bible Baptist Church in Ireland

“The messages were so appropriate for our group. They made a huge impact on our girls.”
Rachel Robinson from East Sunsbury Baptist Church

“The Whitling rooms are always pretty nice. The food was good, and I love that you have such a great salad bar at every meal.”
Rachel Robinson from East Sunsbury Baptist Church

“I think it is so helpful for our kids to be able to come to a place with good standards and lots of other like-minded believers. It shows them that they are not alone as Christians.”
Rachel Robinson from East Sunsbury Baptist Church

“LOVE the Christ-like servant’s spirit of the staff!!”
Hannah Perkins from Broadview Heights Baptist Church

“The messages were great and clear!”
Marc Loranger from Conewango Baptist Church

“I am praying you can get your own camp.”
Symantha Rogers from Bible Baptist Fellowship

“Great preaching.”
Laura Hall from Open Door Baptist Church

“Thanks for the special foods.”
Laura Hall from Open Door Baptist Church

“Really enjoyed Brother Grimaldi – you can tell he has real weight with the teens – they respond well to him. Also enjoyed Caleb’s message! I appreciate all the preparation involved.”
Deena Royalty from Broadview Heights Baptist Church

“Camp is a blessing – always. Every ounce of work put into these weeks of camp is greatly appreciated. We pray for you and know that God will bless your labor of love. Please keep fighting the good fight of faith regarding standards. Please hold the line there. Styles keep changing, but please keep your standards high!”
Deena Royalty from Broadview Heights Baptist Church

“Good to see sincerity and love for the kids displayed especially from the Krohns. Great organization, great games, and great attitude from the staff.”
Barry Keating from Bible Baptist Church in Ireland

Junior Week Two

“Where else can you go for $88 and get so much sun, and not enough sleep, and have a life changing experience?”
Cathy Davis from Cornerstone Baptist Church

“Brother Caleb’s message, if not already, needs to be done Teen Weeks as well!”
Eva Buckland from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“I loved when preacher used illustrations! It really kept the kids attention!”
Alayna Lewis from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“I thought the food was amazing! The staff was great! Snack shop was good!”
Alayna Lewis from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“I thoroughly enjoyed each and every message. The kids paid attention – the preaching was right on level.”
Amanda Proctor from Bible Baptist Fellowship

“My kids have looked forward to coming every year since the first year.”
Amanda Proctor from Bible Baptist Fellowship

“All of the messages were very good!! The speakers did a god job trying to relate them to junior kids!”
Jacqueline Robinson

”Thank you so much for all your faithfulness, hard work, and dedication to make this happen every year! I made some of the biggest decisions of my life at camp and I am glad others will have the same opportunity.” Jacqueline Robinsons

“I loved all of the messages.”
Allie Green from Calvary Road Baptist Church

“The messages were amazing. They spoke to my heart in many ways.”
Charity Case from Friendship Baptist Church

“Thank you for all of the hard work all of you put into this camp to make it happen. It is a big blessing.”
Charity Case from Friendship Baptist Church

“Every service was GREAT! The choices the kids made encourage me to be more and do more in my walk with the Lord.”
Sarah Castor from Calvary Road Baptist Church

“I enjoyed camp and meeting new people. The staff was on top of things, and I’ll recommend this camp to my friends back at home.”
Sarah Castor from Calvary Road Baptist Church

“Loved all the messages, and I think it is perfect for the kids.”
Evie Omondi from Friendship Baptist Church

“The messages were great. Brother Caleb was great, and I think it would be good if you had him preach more.”
Shanley Crossett from Harts Hill Baptist Church

“Thank you for having this camp. It is one of my favorite camps I have been to. Please thank all the staff for me!”
Shanley Crossett from Harts Hill Baptist Church

“I enjoyed the simplicity of the messages with explanations and visuals for children. Tons of children were prompted to the altar call.”
Brittany Yonushonis from Bradford Baptist Church

“Excellent visual illustrations in the messages. Great delivery of all sermons.”
Brett Stutzman from Grace of Calvary Baptist Church

“I loved the messages – wonderful down-to-earth illustrations to give a visual lesson.”
Heather Stutzman from Grace of Calvary Baptist Church

“The food was great. Thanks for meeting the ‘special’ dietary needs for those of us who need them.”
The gluten free food tasted GREAT this year.” Heather Stutzman from Grace of Calvary Baptist Church

“I pray that God will use this camp in the future. I love that this camp is still going in the same direction that it was when I came here as a teenager.”
Caleb Robinson from East Sunsbury Baptist Church

“The preaching was a blessing, and easy for children to understand.”
Aaron Daire from East Sunsbury Baptist Church

“Thank you for your hard work!”
Aaron Daire from East Sunsbury Baptist Church

“The messages really touched my heart – especially the messages about friends; that was terrific.”
Dustin Gant from Friendship Baptist Church

“All the preachers hit the target.”
Audron Seymour from Fellowship Bible Baptist Church

“I like the philosophy behind the camp. In the many years I’ve been coming it hasn’t changed.”
Audron Seymour from Fellowship Bible Baptist Church

“Great messages, and very fitting for the group.”
Hiram Davis from Cornerstone Bible Baptist Church

“Well-coordinated messages were delivered, with many decisions resulting.”
Larry Wilkinson from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“Excellent messages all week.”
Robert Bales from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“The messages were awesome, especially Brother Krohn and Brother Caleb.”
Chris Corrigan from Sligo Baptist Church

“Camp staff treats my church and my counselors and kids with obvious preferential treatment; actually, you do that to everyone. You truly make each individual feel special. Also, snack shop staff knew my camper’s names quicker than I could remember it. J Chris Corrigan from Sligo Baptist Church

“All the preachers were great!”
Sunny Corrigan from Sligo Baptist Church

“The messages were great. The speakers knew how to address the kids the right way so they could understand. There were great demonstrations, too, that really went with the messages.”
Camila Sanhueza from Sligo Baptist Church

“Just the games and fun would be a good reason to go to camp. Just the preaching would be a good reason to go to camp. Both together make the camp AWESOME!”
Pastor Schwartz from Bible Baptist Church in Mercer, PA

“Good messages, and very applicable to the kids of my church.”
Derrick Hoffer from Bible Baptist Church in Latrobe

“The message on putting Christ first was super.”
Carl Baltzly from Central Baptist Church

“GREAT facilities. I appreciate the very knowledgeable staff. Each staff member maintained a good testimony in front of campers and counselors.”
Joshua Castor from Calvary Road Baptist Church

“Excellent messages. I like the campers interest with the preaching throughout the week.”
Chad Dickson from Open Door Baptist Church

“The preaching was a great blessing!”
Samuel Baltzly from Central Baptist Church

“Thank you for the great week!”
Samuel Baltzly from Central Baptist Church

“I enjoyed Caleb’s message. Challenging the teenagers is what they need – getting to the core of their issues.”
Ruby Case from Friendship Baptist Church

Teen Week One

 

“The messages were such a blessing to me. Several of them were directed to ‘church kids,’ which was a big help to me and my church.”
Cassy Abbott from Old Paths Baptist Church

“Commonground doesn’t serve good ‘camp food.’ They serve great food. Snack shop has extremely low prices.”
Cassy Abbott from Old Path Baptist Church.

“The staff are amazing and are always willing to help with anything that you might need.”
Cassy Abbott from Old Paths Baptist Church

“The preaching was such a blessing! I liked the teaching style too.”
Sara Russo from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“So thankful to the Lord for filling the gap from Bro. Robbie. The messages spoke to my heart as well as our teens. We had testimony time before bed, and never had to prod for response.”
Jennifer Huber from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“The messages were wonderful! Very needed for the large percentage of second generation Christians this week.”
Stephanie Gee from Riverside Baptist Church

“Loved the messages from second generation preachers – not only did they help me, but they were used by God to speak to many of our kids.”
Heather Beyea from Old Time Baptist Church

“I’m so thankful for the opportunity to keep coming to camp even though I am not a teen anymore, and for the many friends that I can return and see year after year.”
Heather Beyea from Old Time Baptist Church

“Excellent messages. The idea of having a mix is perfect. Some were ‘deeper’ and some could speak to any Christian.”
Naomi Keenan from Old Paths Baptist Church

“I have been in and out of school for six years and still come to camp every year. When I apply for a job, I make sure that I can get a week off in the summer for camp. I come for my church kids, but also for myself to get a break from the world and be in a separated Godly environment to get refreshed and revived. Commonground is such a blessing to me!”
Naomi Keenan from Old Paths Baptist Church

“It’s nice to have a variety of preachers bringing a variety of topics and perspective of the Bible and direct different decisions for different teens. Preaching is just as challenging for pastors as it is for the teens. It is not just teen related messages, because the themes are on the heart motives.”
Pastor Jared Dunbar from Freedom Baptist Church

“The messages were great. I saw God’s work especially in the last messages on Thursday. God used the messages just as much in my life as in the teens.”
David Corey from Freedom Baptist Church

“I always get a blessing from the preaching, and I enjoy catching up with the counselors. God uses this week in my life every time I come.”
David Corey from Freedom Baptist Church

“ I was impressed with the maturity of the messages of the teen preachers! Although I missed Brother Morrison, every message was perfect for what our girls needed – GOD IS A GREAT GOD! I STAND AMAZED!”
Karin Corey from Freedom Baptist Church

“Great gluten-free food!”
Karin Corey from Freedom Baptist Church

“I love the heart of the speakers. It is always powerful.”
Eric McDowell from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“Great messages – they were very tailored to this generation’s children and teenagers.”
Alysa Archibald

“The preaching was inspiring  and from God.”
Delmar Smith from Heritage Baptist Church

“Caleb’s message was awesome – what a blessing!”
Pastor Bucklew from Heritage Baptist Church

“The preaching is on a level that the kids can realy understand and relate to.”
Rebekah Mannon from Heritage Baptist Church

“The food is good, the housing has air conditioning, and the snack shop prices can’t be beat!”
Rebekah Mannon from Heritage Baptist Church

“As a mom, I’m very impressed with the way food allergies and daily meds are handled. I feel comfortable sending my kids here, because I know these needs are being handled carefully.”
Rebekah Mannon from Heritage Baptist Church

“All of the messages were great – even the three minute preachers. It is a great blessing to hear so many young men preach.”
Jake Mannon from Heritage Baptist Church

“This camp is such a blessing to me, and our kids, and the entire church. Every year myself and all the kids make decisions to change their lives.”
Jake Mannon from Heritage Baptist Church

“The preaching was  very relevant for the campers. Excellent as always!”
Caleb Gee from Riverside Baptist Church

“The messages were truly a blessing!”
Brian and Meg Bray from Lighthouse Baptist Church in Yorkshire

Excellent facilities! Staff has a very sweet Christian Spirit about them. Praise God!”

Brian and Meg Bray from Lighthouse Baptist Church in Yorkshire

“Fantastic preaching. The messages and speakers were on point and very stirring.”
Steve Cornelius from Bradford Baptist Church

“I really enjoyed my first year here. The pastors, staff, and counselors were great and the friendships were made very easily. I really enjoyed the experience, and plan to continue it, Lord willing.”
Steve Cornelius from Bradford Baptist Church

“For my first year, my experience was enjoyable. I believe God really spoke to me and my girls. I look forward to becoming a regular counselor and becoming more comfortable by letting God lead me.”
Jennifer Cornelius from Bradford Baptist Church

“Caleb’s message on ‘Don’t Ring the Bell’ was awesome. I’m so glad he preached it for the juniors and the teens.”
Stacey Korner from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“Our family loves camp!! This really is what my kids look forward to all year. Thank you for your service!”
Stacey Korner from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“Great preaching! I missed Brother Morrison, but God still spoke!”
Pastor Keith Troyer from Grace Baptist Church

“I especially liked Caleb’s message! It was so challenging to encourage us to ‘not ring the bell’ but be sold out for Christ.”
Gina Gant from Friendship Baptist Church

“Food was good. The salad bar is always great.”
Gina Gant from Friendship Baptist Church

“Very good messages.”
Joshua Gant from Friendship Baptist Church

“I had to buy the preaching CD. There were a lot of messages I want to hear again.”
Nathan Faulknor from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“I love camp, but I love to see that long-distant ‘family’ and I’m thankful for their influence to press on, endure, or just suck it up.”
Nathan Faulknor from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“The messages were all good! The message on music really stands out. The contrast in wrong and right music was made very clear as well as the Biblical principles for discernment.”
Valerie Pallmann from Annsville Baptist Church

“I saw so much servant’s heart and godly attitudes from the staff. The young men receiving the dirty dishes were always smiling and having a good attitude.”
Valerie Pallmann from Annsville Baptist Church

“Excellent preaching. Caleb’s ‘Don’t Ring the Bell’ message was a particular blessing.”
Lee Pallmann from Annsville Baptist Church

“The messages were spot on this week. They dealt with developing a walk with God. This reinforces what we are trying to teach our teens.”
Dan Cler from Old Paths Baptist Church

“It was another great week of preaching!!”
Bill Case from Friendship Baptist Church

Junior Week One

“Great preaching. God’s Word still works. No changes needed.”
Benjamin Nielsen from Gospel Baptist Church

“Great messages! I love the objects/illustrations the preacher used.”
Matt Keenan from Old Paths Baptist Church

“Food is amazing! I really appreciate the staff’s attitude and servant’s heart.”
Matt Keenan from Old Paths Baptist Church

“I appreciate the standard that Bro. Krohn has faithfully upheld, and the Biblical philosophy the camp is founded on and run by! The fellowship is tremendous! I’ve created godly friendships that have been a blessing and a help to me! All at Commonground Baptist Camp, which we thankfully call ‘our camp’ 52 weeks a year!”
Matt Keenan from Old Paths Baptist Church

“All of the messages were great! Wisdom took hold of a lot of minds.”
  Kevin Angus from Old Paths Baptist Church

“Thank you for the great help! Lots of help and encouragement. I sure appreciate a great week all around for our group!”
Lori Angus from Old Paths Baptist Church

“Very good preaching. Even though the messages are aimed at the young people, they are well balanced, and there is a lot there for all ages.”
John Kinge from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“The messages were all good. I think the kids understood the Krohn’s messages the most.”
Hanna Miller from Freedom Baptist Church

“All the messages were awesome!”
Stacey Korner from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“Thank you so much for all your hard word this week. We love camp!!!”
Stacey Korner from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“Keep the object lessons coming – it keeps the kids interested.”
Leah Corey from Freedom Baptist Church

“Messages hit issues our campers were dealing with. Many great decisions were made.”
Kathleen Nicotera from Old Time Baptist Church

“Every child should experience camp. It promotes spiritual growth and we see a difference in our campers. It helps them make good decisions and habits as they grow up.”
Kathleen Nicotera from Old Time Baptist Church

“Thank you so much to the cafeteria/kitchen staff for taking such good care of all our ‘special needs’ people with food allergies. I know it’s a lot of extra work and expense, but they always do it with a smile.”
Erica Beyea from Old Time Baptist Church

“I enjoyed all the preaching. The campers were engaged and the Holy Spirit was convicting.”
Melissa Schultz from Old Time Baptist Church

“Preaching was awesome. I appreciated how they preached on a junior level, but not just salvation.”
Kristi Kronk from Valley Cities Baptist Church

“Camp has changed my kids’ lives! Thank you to all the staff who serves!”
Kristi Kronk from Valley Cities Baptist Church

“A lot of prayer went into every message. Having the messages on the conscience and wisdom in chronological order greatly added to the effectiveness of the messages individually.”
Timothy Cler from Old Paths Baptist Church

“I have been coming to camp for nine years, and I can’t imagine where I would be without camp. Every year it is another great reminder of how much fun the Christian life and fellowship can be.”
Timothy Cler from Old Paths Baptist Church

“The messages are always so good. There is help for juniors, teens, and adults if they want it.”
Tina Abbott from Old Paths Baptist Church

“Each message this week was incredible. I thoroughly enjoyed each speaker and the points that they made. Our juniors  made some bold decisions this week.”
Roger and Ashley Williams from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“I thought that all the kids had fun. Game time and free time were long/short enough to keep their attention. Everything was nicely organized for kids and counselors.”
Jason Hodges from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“The messages were great! The illustrations work wonderfully – especially with that age group.”
Rachel White from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“All of the messages were excellent.”
  Steph Cler from Old Paths Baptist Church

“Camp seems to get better each year!”
Steph Cler from Old Paths Baptist Church

“Commonground Camp is a safe haven where everyone can take a break from the world and rededicate their lives to Christ.”
Kurt Vargas from High Point Baptist Church

“The messages were all a blessing! The preaching is my favorite part of camp.”
Daisy Vargas from High Point Baptist Church

“Thank you for making Commonground a fun and great place to come. Thank you all for your very hard work.”
Daisy Vargas from High Point Baptist Church

“Excellent messages! On the kids’ level! God’s leading was obviously followed in the choice of speakers!”
Sarah Pallmann from Annsville Baptist Church

“Commonground has been an amazing influence on my life! This camp is part of the reason I am saved and serving the Lord today. It was amazing to have the experience of coming back as a counselor! I was blessed to be a part of this week.”
Sarah Pallmann from Annsville Baptist Church

“I always appreciate all of the preaching. I’m thankful for every man who prepared and shared God’s Word. It was a special treat to hear Caleb preach!”
Deena Royalty from Broadview Heights Baptist Church

“We are grateful for Commonground Baptist Camp. Its inexpensive cost allows us to send all six of our children, its preaching/memory verse emphasis gives them a positive peer pressure atmosphere, and they are surrounded by staff who see serving as a real ministry. Please keep doing what you do! We are extremely grateful! We pray for you!”
Deena Royalty from Broadview Heights Baptist Church

“Preaching was great.”
Lou Guadagno from Old Time Baptist Church

“Very powerful messages – I would continue to use props. I remember the weights, wisdom, and love (sin) messages the best.”
Heather McDowell from Gospel Baptist Church

“The staff was beyond amazing from Pastor and Mrs. Krohn to every single worker. They were patient and kind with our first time cabin – I can’t remember all the names, but Emily, Amy, Rachel, Christy, Jennifer, Heather, and many, many more. I appreciated that more than you know.”
Heather McDowell from Gospel Baptist Church

“The messages were all excellent. Of particular blessing (this year) to my campers was Bro. Caleb, and Bro. Royalty.”
Pastor Lee Pallmann from Annsville Baptist Church

“The messages were all good and needed. Bro. Baker’s marshmallow illustration for the seared conscience especially stands out.”
Valerie Pallmann from Annsville Baptist Church

“Preaching was great and I really enjoyed the song leading.”
Jon Bitner from Old Time Baptist Church

“My favorite message – Love. The experiment was great!”
Joyce Troyer from Grace Baptist Church

“The messages were a blessing. They were helpful.”
Grace Bonilla from Seneca Bible Baptist Church

“Each message reached a need for our group. Thank you for each one. Preaching for juniors is really important.”
Joel Royalty from Broadview Heights Baptist Church

“An atmosphere that is reminiscent of camps of years ago! Safe and spiritual – two words that attract us to Commonground.”
Joel Royalty from Broadview Heights Baptist Church

“I love the camaraderie of the preachers and counselors. At CBC, no one is a ‘Big Shot’!”
David Cialini from Heritage Baptist Church

“Great messages! Not too long… Involved and visual for the kids to stay in tune.”
Haley Tabone from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“I love how there are so many activities each day, so there is no time for foolishness.”
Haley Tabone from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“I love camp. Now, as I am nearing the end of my camper years, I cannot imagine growing up without camp. It is the highlight of my year, and the gasoline poured on my life.”
Haley Tabone from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“I love the illustrations, experiments, and visualizations. They help the messages stand out in the kids’ minds.”
Mindy Klubek from Calvary Heights Baptist Church

“Great messages! They were perfect for the juniors, but I got stuff out of them too! The preachers were nice and very enjoyable.”
Becca Gee from Riverside Baptist Church

“Counselor meeting was a huge help to me. The simple advice from Pastor Krohn was so amazingly helpful. I appreciate that Pastor Krohn took the time for prayer requests! This camp is very concerned about lost souls and helping kids.”
Becca Gee from Riverside Baptist Church

“Very good messages.”
James Mathewson from Seneca Bible Baptist Church

“Preaching was amazing. I enjoyed the points and examples.”
Kyle Williams from Old Time Baptist Church

“The games gave a lot you have to think about – a lot of strategy.”
Kyle Williams from Old Time Baptist Church

“Commonground Baptist Camp is a great way to get in and get away from the world.”
Kyle Williams from Old Time Baptist Church

 

2015 Summer Camp "Every Day Is A Holy Day" Camp Flyer

“Loved Brother Ramos. Brother Grimaldi was a blessing as well. Feel like the Lord blessed and worked with the youth group abundantly. Camp is always a blessing.”
Matthew Sietmann, Walker Bible Baptist Church

“Great messages!! Also, I really appreciate all the hard work Bro Krohn and the staff do. Well organized!! The Spirit of God is on this camp. Keep on, keeping on.”
Brother Case, Friendship Bible Baptist Church

“Loved the illustrations that went along with the preaching. I think visuals help most kids learn quicker and bring things to life.”
Ruby Case, Friendship Baptist Church

“Thank you for all your hard work and commitment to serve. Thank you to all the staff and their hard work and the willingness to serve. Stay faithful to the Lord! God bless.”
Ruby Case, Friendship Baptist Church

“Great speakers; best preaching yet.”
Joshua Westbrook, Heritage Baptist Church

“Messages were very good, as always.”
Caleb Gee, Riverside Baptist Church

“Excellent messages. Every year the lineup of preachers is top notch!”
Justin Couch, First Freedom Baptist Church

“Probably the best food yet while at camp.”
Justin Couch, Frist Freedom Baptist Church

“Great messages.”
Kaylee Alexoff, First Freedom Baptist Church

“All the messages were fantastic! Brother Grimaldi’s messages were on point and the Lord spoke to my heart.”
Zackary Brown, Heritage Baptist Church, New York

“Food was excellent, as always.”
Zackary Brown, Heritage Baptist Church, New York

“Good messages, consistent.”
Matt Secore, Heritage Baptist Church, New York

“The messages were amazing.”
Stephanie Gee, Riverside Baptist Church

“This is my 11th year at this camp, and this week has been by far the best week I’ve ever attended. The spirit of the teens, the alter calls, even the spirit of the counselors, was just really refreshing.”
Stephanie Gee, Riverside Baptist Church

“Awesome preaching!”
Stacey Korner, Grace Independent Baptist Church

“Good messages. My heart was moved about being more holy.”
Bro. Kendall, New Hope Baptist Church

“Every year I look forward to the fellowship of other Christian counselors. It is an encouragement to me to speak with other Christian ladies.”
Wendy Kendall, New Hope Baptist Church

“The messages were very challenging. The kept the teens interest and were great!”
Gina Gant, Friendship Baptist Church
“The food was great! Those making the
“special”
meals went above and beyond to accommodate those of us that needed it.”
Gina Gant, Friendship Baptist Church

“Excellent messages on an important theme.”
Audron Seymour, Fellowship Bible Baptist Church

“Messages are awesome; some of the best preaching I’ve ever heard anywhere – even here!”
Herman Bucklew, Heritage Baptist Church, Ohio

“All messages were awesome.”
Coby Muilwyk, Heritage Baptist Church, New York

“I liked the spirit of all after the games: played hard and strong, but still friends afterwards.”
Andrew Testi, Bradford Baptist Church

“Great messages, always good choices of speakers that we would welcome our teens to sit under!”
Stephen Brown, Heritage Baptist Church, New York

“Cannot begin to express my gratitude to you, Pastor Krohn for your walk with God and your vision for camp. Please pass along our heartfelt thanks to your staff and you for the tireless hours spent dedicated to serving our teens and juniors for Him! Thanks!!”
Stephen Brown, Heritage Baptist Church

“Messages were on point.”
Pastor and Mrs. Devon Propst, Faith Baptist Church

“Those are some seriously strong messages that are preached throughout the week.  This isn’t a bad thing though, it is a blessing!”
Betsy Young, Heritage Baptist Church, Ohio

“This was my first tie being a counselor, and I had an absolute blast the entire week! ”
Betsy Young, Heritage Baptist Church, Ohio

“The holiness theme was excellent, and I got so much help in my own personal life. I loved that all those teens got to hear such good preaching.”
Naomi Keenan, Old Paths Baptist Church

“The food was excellent. Thanks for everything – I love this camp!!!”
Naomi Keenan, Old Paths Baptist Church

“Love all the messages; every speaker God truly used for a purpose.”
Heather Stutzman, Grace of Calvary Baptist Church

“The messages were a real blessing this week. Not many camps would spend a week preaching on holiness, but this is exactly that we need.”
Cassy Abbott, Old Paths Baptist Church

“The dorms are great and this camp has the best food you will ever have at camp. Not your stereotypical ‘camp food’.”
Cassy Abbott, Old Paths Baptist Church

“The messages were all aligned with what the Holy Spirit spoke with my kids about.”
Ramon Gardner, Grace of Calvary Baptist Church

“Staff was phenomenal – very hard working 24/7, and never complained once.”
Jeff Wainwright, Old Time Baptist Church

“The preaching was top notch! The speakers were on a level of the teens as well as the adults. God really had His hand on every moment of every service.”
Brian and Meg Bray, Lighthouse Baptist Church, Yorkshire, NY

“Just keep on keeping on for the Lord! We are thankful for this camp in many ways. Staff, Preaching, Christian brothers and sisters, etc. Praise God! Keep up the faithful work God has called you to. Also, very thankful for the saved souls at camp.”
Brian and Meg Bray, Lighthouse Baptist Church, Yorkshire, NY

“Very good messages. Really liked Brother Grimaldi and Brother Eric Ramos. I liked the theme on holiness. Brother Krohn was good, and I liked the messages about courting. You should preach every year.”
Dan Cler, Old Paths Baptist Church

“All of the messages were excellent. Please bring Brother Grimaldi back.”
Peter Cler, Old Paths Baptist Church

“The messages were right down the line!! I really appreciate the preaching against dating, to reinforce what we are trying to teach our young people.”
Matt Keenan, Old Paths Baptist Church

“I was blessed with the theme this year!! Not sure is any other camp that would use the theme of holiness!! Also, I really appreciate the cost, and how you keep them consistent. I talked to a friend the other week, and they pay $185-200 for their camp!”
Matt Keenan Old Paths Baptist Church

“Speakers were spot on for the preaching. God spoke to all our teens and counselors’ hearts.”
Eric McDowell, Walker Bible Baptist Church

“Food was fantastic.”
Eric McDowell, Walker Bible Baptist Church

“The messages spoke to my heart as well as our teens, and I enjoyed the theme. I love camp.”
Nathan Faulknor, Walker Bible Baptist Church

“I praise the Lord for the spirit of this camp. Some of the things done at this camp I wish my Christian camp had done.”
Katie Testi, Bradford Baptist Church

“The preaching was fantastic. It was applicable and clear for the kids to understand.”
Josh Proctor, Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Everything was good again this year. I appreciate the facilities we are able to have (showers, etc.). I also appreciate the time and work put forth to prepare all the meals. They were delicious.”
Josh Proctor, Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Messages were fantastic. Lot of good decisions made.”
Ashley Frediani, Walker Bible Baptist Church

“Thank you for all that you and the staff have done!!”
Ashley Frediani, Walker Bible Baptist Church

“The messages spoke to hearts, and I enjoyed the illustrations that kept the kids involved. Also, good variety at the snack shop, and I appreciate the good prices as well. I had a great week – hope to get more children involved.”
Carl Baltzly, Central Baptist Church

“Loved the preaching! I as a counselor got something out of every message. My kids LOVED all the fire!!!”
Stacey Korner, Grace Independent Baptist Church

“The messages were tremendous, and the visuals were very effective.”
Pastor Korner, Grace Independent Baptist Church

“Food was great. Good every year, but this year a step up.”
Pastor Korner, Grace Independent Baptist Church

“As an adult, I greatly enjoyed the messages. I was impressed with the way the preachers were able to get the messages on the Juniors’ level.”
Kristi Kronk, Valley Cities Baptist Church

“My kids have been coming for several years, and this camp has changed their lives! Thank you for all the work that is put into the weeks!”
Kristi Kronk, Valley Cities Baptist Church

“I liked how Pastor Huber talked about how sin can burn you, and to keep away from it and to stay away from the world and instead be with Godly people. I liked all the speakers.”
Melinda Lewis, Lighthouse Baptist Church

“This was my kids’ first time going to this camp, and they loved it.”
Melinda Lewis, Lighthouse Baptist Church

“The messages are all wonderful.”
Savannah Rogers, Lighthouse Baptist Church

“The messages were fun and age appropriate.”
Josh Woodard, Lighthouse Baptist Church

“I loved how most, if not all, of the speakers used a visual illustration. It definitely helped my kids (and me) understand/grasp the message better.”
Haley Tabone, Walker Bible Baptist Church

“I love camp. It is epic. I look forward to it months in advance every year. It is a great place, where kids and teens from all over come to, and learn to love the Lord. It was at this very camp where I learned to love the Lord.”
Haley Tabone, Walker Bible Baptist Church

“The messages were all great!”
Caitlyn Lewis, Lighthouse Baptist Church

“I enjoyed all the preachers. I love when theu use illustrations. Brother Huber, Brother Krohn (both), and Brother Baker all preached messages that really stuck out in my jr. kids minds and hearts.”
Lisa Baltzly, Central Baptist Church

“It’s wonderful to be in a place where you don’t have to worry about the world. Everyone has a Godly mindset.”
Macie Daviduk, Central Baptist Church

“The visual illustration to the messages are incredible! It’s what I remember most from any message.”
Emily Conrad, Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Great application to the age groups in the messages. The illustrations were very focusing and memorable.”
Pastor Hiram Davis, Cornerstone Bible Baptist Church

“Great messages!”
Cathy Davis, Cornerstone Bible Baptist Church

“The messages were really good and good for the kids to understand.”
Payton Fickes, Bible Baptist

“The food was AMAZING!!”
Payton Fickes, Bible Baptist

“Each sermon has a huge impact on all the juniors.”
Kendra Hites, Bible Baptist Church, Mercer

“The camp staff is tremendous at providing for people with special diets.”
Kendra Hites, Bible Baptist Church, Mercer

“Camp has been a blessing to me and now that I have been abot to come to junior camp, it has made my love for juniors grow.”
Kendra Hites, Bible Baptist Church, Mercer

“I liked that the messages had many illustrations, and the kids were able to understand them better.”
Bethany Brown, Heritage Baptist Church

“The facilities were amazing!”
Bethany Brown, Heritage Baptist Church

“All of the messages were a blessing! Very junior leveled and centered. The object lessons were great!!”
Sarah Finster, Freedom Baptist Church

“It was a privilege to be here this week! I am thankful for the positive changes I have seen in my children over the years, because the Lord worked through this camp on their hearts.”
Stephanie Cler, Old Paths Baptist Church

“The messages hit on all that is trying to be instilled at this age – excellent! Godo illustrations and getting the kids involved.”
Kathleen Yovichin, Bradford Baptist Church

“A day at camp is better than a week at Disney.”
Kathleen Yovichin, Bradford Baptist Church

“The messages are always so great. Juniors, teens, and adults can all get ehlp from the preaching at camp.”
Tina Abbott, Old Paths Baptist Church

“Staff is the BEST!!! They really have a servant’s heart.”
Tina Abbott, Old Paths Baptist Church

“Great messages! Very helpful and encouraging. I personally got help, our son got saved and gave his life to Christ, and our daughter made great decision! Lots of help!”
Lou Angus, Old Paths Baptist Church

“The sweet spirit is a RICH blessing.”
Lou Angus, Old Paths Baptist Church

“Camp is a lot of fun in a great, spiritual, preaching-centered invironment.”
Joshua Gant, Friendship Baptist Church

“I thought ALL messages were great!! I think the visual illustrations were very helpful for kids and young Christians.”
Michael Wileman, Bradford Baptist Church

“I thought al of the messages were Christ centered and on a really good level for juniors.”
Anthony Senecal, Heritage Baptist Church

“Great preaching!”
Daisy Vargas, High Point Independent Baptist Church

“Excellent preaching!”
Kurt Vargas, High Point Independent Baptist Church

“Messages were good for all ages.”
Chris Buck, Walker Bible Baptist Church

“Great illustrations in the messages.”
Matt Mills, Bradford Baptist Church

“Great messages, thoughtful for the younger minds. I kept hearing about the many demonstrations throughout the week.”
Roger Williams, Walker Bible Baptist Church

“Good speakers – visual effects are great for the kids.”
John Kinge, Grace Independent Baptist Church

“It’s everything that a camp should be!”
Pastor Schwartz, Bible Baptist Church

“The messages were perfect for juniors.”
Justin Spurgin, East Sunsbury Baptist Church

“All the speakers did a great job, the messages really spoke to me as well as the kids.

“I really enjoyed the
“harder”
preaching of Pastor Krohn and Huber. All the preaching is good and I really appreciate the effort the speakers make to speak on the level of the juniors.”
Diana Spurgin, East Sunsbury Baptist Church

“Good messages.”
John Varn, Bible Baptist Church, York, PA

“Great messages. This is the best junior camp I’ve attended and been a part of in 40+ years of ministry.”
Audron Seymour, Fellowship Bible Baptist Church

“Best camp I have ever been a part of. Your children will be safe and challenged. Commonground provides a spiritual foundation which is easily built upon after the week is over.”
Pastor Hub, Gospel Baptist Church

“Thank you for instructions and examples you give us throughout the week! Your structure and leadership is such a help. Thank you for doing your best and helping us do the same.”
Amy Buck, Walker Bible Baptist Church

“We love CBC and the Krohns. Thank you for giving us this amazing camp to bring our children to.”
Cary Schwartz, Bible Baptist Church, Mercer, PA

“The messages were excellent, very convicting to me. They all held my juniors’ attention well.”
James Williams, Faith Baptist Church

“The preaching was very well illustrated and very eye-popping.”
Hunter Torres, Old Time Baptist Church

“Messages were excellent! Very valid and applicable to the age groups, as well as to the counselors.”
Kandie Bitner, Old Time Baptist Church

“I really like the message and illustration about culture.”
Hannah Torres, Old Time Baptist Church

“I love camp and I am really thankful for the camp staff and all their work.”
Hannah Torres, Old Time Baptist Church

“All of the preaching was very good.”
Quinn Corrigan, Sligo Baptist Church

“The messages during Junior Camp use wonderful illustrations that help get the messages across.”
Melissa Schultz, Old Time Baptist Church

“Brother Caleb – thank you for your love for our children and your concern for what they are doing with their hearts.”
Eva Buckland, Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Loved the swords in the messages! I think the messages were great.”
Sean Dye, Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Great messages, and good games.”
James Matthewson, Seneca Bible Baptist Church

“Awesome preaching! The messages were very spirit led and right on!”
Kathy Fenton, Seneca Bible Baptist Church

“Very, very good facilities. I had a great week!”
Kathy Fenton, Seneca Bible Baptist Church

“The demonstrations/examples in the preaching were great; the references were on point with the message.”
Ashley Norsen, Seneca Bible Baptist Church

“I like how in most of the messages the speakers used the kids to illustrate what his message was about.”
Faith Garland, Faith Bible Baptist Church

“The messages are all great.”
Gideon Lewis, Faith Bible Baptist Church

“The messages were all very good! Very practical. Loved all the examples.”
Alayna Lewis, Faith Bible Baptist Church

“The food was amazing, the snack shop was good, and the swim area was fun for the juniors. I loved every part!”
Alayna Lewis, Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Overall, very good preaching.”
Robert Bales, Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“CBC is a well-oiled machine, seriously.”
Chris Corrigan, Sligo Baptist Church

“God blessed. If there were any weaknesses they were invisible to us. Thank you so much for everything!”
Chris Corrigan, Sligo Baptist Church

“I loved Brother Baker and Brother Caleb… since they were younger they really related to the kids. Brother Rich really nailed the mighty men message. Love Pastor Krohn’s stream illustration.”
Amy Corrrigan, Sligo Baptist Church

“I enjoyed the illustrations in the messages! I enjoyed hockey, and Zonk was fun! I thought everything was great!”
Ashleigh Greene, Calvary Road Baptist Church

“Love the dress standards! The camp cash that is handed out for points is a great idea. I love that the churches stay together! Dorms were amazing!”
Ashleigh Greene, Calvary Road Baptist Church

“Thanks Frank, for the fireworks!! Awesome!!! People who weren’t willing to bring the kids are really missing out!”
Ashleigh Greene, Calvary Road Baptist Church

“Great preaching!”
Elana Greene, Calvary Road Baptist Church

“Good balance of preaching/teaching and fun/games.”
Larry Wilkinson, Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“The messages were very good, and God spoke to the kids’ hearts.”
Lily Kendall, New Hope Baptist Church

“Messages were illustrated will. Pictures and visual aids complemented the messages.”
Wendy Kendall, New Hope Baptist Church

“The staff truly cares abaout the kids. The camp is well planned out to keep the kids busy and engaged in the Bible.”
Wendy Kendall, New Hope Baptist Church

“I had a great time at camp. God spoke to my heart as well as our kids. Lots of decisions were made.”
Jason Kendall, New Hope Baptist Church

“The preaching was very timely, and built upon each other.”
Lauren Hoffer, Bible Baptist Church

“I always enjoy the preaching here. It is aimed at the children, but applicable to everyone. Either reminding us of a decision we’ve made, or speaking to us about something new.”
Clara Fox, Faith Baptist Church

“I liked the mud race, and the children loved it. As a counselor, I enjoyed the hockey and how it was set up. Everything went smoothly – no injuries.”
Clara Fox, Faith Baptist

“The sermons were great. They are to the point and on the kids’ level.”
Hannah Pallman, Annsville Baptist Church

“I love this camp!”
Hannah Pallman, Annsville Baptist Church

“The messages were good and appropriate to the audience.”
Pastor Lee Pallman, Annsville Baptist Church

“Brother Krohn, you do an excellent job. Thank you.”
Pastor Lee Pallman, Annsville Baptist Church

“I loved Brother Rich and his preaching as well as singing.”
Allie Greene, Calvary Road Baptist Church

“Every message Brother Barnhouse preached was amazing. I think it was exactly what God wanted us to hear. Also, both of Pastor Krohn’s messages were eye-opening and encouraging.”
Haley Moore from First Bible Baptist Church in Lockport

“God worked again using men of God who are yielded to the Holy Spirit. The messages meshed together providing complete coverage for all the issues our teens are dealing with! Fantastic. Love it!”
Amy Corrigan from Sligo Baptist Church

“Great messages especially the way Brother Blackstone tied it all up with the challenge to have a plan. I greatly appreciated the message on dating and going with the flow. Pastor Krohn could preach this one as many times as he wants.”
Carin Tullus from Patuxent Baptist Church

“I love this camp, love the Krohn’s, love the staff, love how the camp has published Biblical standards that are the same on paper and in execution.”
Carin Tullus from Patuxent Baptist Church

“I appreciated the spirit of the speakers (humble, with a heart for teens). The messages were so powerful yet applicable – not just emotion driven.”
Carrie Cohen from East Baptist Church

“Seriously good food, air-conditioning, comfortable mattresses, and sweet service from all the staff. Keep up the good work! Thank you!”
Carrie Cohen from East Baptist Church

“Brother Barnhouse’s messages ALWAYS speak to my heart.”
Jennifer Krohn from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“Camp is great!”
Jennifer Krohn from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“Great messages.”
James Mathewson from Seneca Bible Baptist Church

“The messages couldn’t be better. God is so good.”
Janet Daniels from Amazing Grace Baptist Church

“There is no camp like Commonground.”
Janet Daniels from Amazing Grace Baptist Church

“Excellent messages!”
Robin Denning from Grace Baptist Church in Medina

“Excellent facilities. Great job as always, and the cinnamon rolls are great.”
Robin Denning from Grace Baptist Church in Medina

“It is always a blessing to be here!!”
Robin Denning from Grace Baptist Church in Medina

“Great preaching!”
Christina Lovett from GRBC

“Great messages! Bring Barnhouse back!”
Jessica Cassata from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“The messages were just what the kids needed. I loved the fact that the preachers hit topics that I haven’t heard about or needed in a while. It’s been a blessing.”
Angela Sidler from Patuxent Baptist Church

“I’ve been to a couple of camps. This camp is the most well-balanced I’ve ever been to. The standards are exactly what are written and followed here.”
Angela Sidler from Patuxent Baptist Church

“What a blessing! God used the preaching to help our teens and counselors too.”
Natania Lapitgo from Sligo Baptist Church

“It was obvious that they were bathed in prayer and Spirit-led. What a joy it is to sit through three solid messages a day.”
Heather Markowski from Flat Brook Baptist Church

“What a blessing and encouragement it is to be insulated from the world because of the Christ-honoring atmosphere and modest dressing. It’s a great time for spiritual growth for your kids as well as yourself.”
Heather Markowski from Flat Brook Baptist Church

“I greatly appreciate the prayers spent over choosing yearly speakers. Brother Barnhouse was a special treat to hear.”
Deena Royalty from Broadview Heights Baptist Church

“Really, you all encourage me so much! The food I amazing, the beds comfortable, and the low cost allows us to come back each year.”
Deena Royalty from Broadview Heights Baptist Church

“Wonderful encouragement. I believe the key to the preaching is the prayer and fasting times. Keep it up!”
Joel Royalty from Broadview Heights Baptist Church

“Great Spirit, superb organization, wonderful themes! So thankful for the emphasis on standards and spiritual things. It’s comforting to bring young people to a spiritually safe place.”
Joel Royalty from Broadview Heights Baptist Church

“’The Plan’ message was the perfect last message. The ‘High Places’ message was very good. Pastor Krohn’s message about the river of the world was so accessible for our deaf group because of the kids/devil walking the circuit and especially the signs that were held up. Little things like that make a big difference in comprehension.”
Todd Martineau from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“Wow. Great, powerful, and applicable messages.”
Nikki Martineau from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“This camp is an amazing opportunity to have since God does amazing things with the camp.”
Mack Thomas from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“God showed up – again!”
Chris Corrigan from Sligo Baptist Church

“I really thank God for the way your staff operates – their servant’s heart is so obvious. WOW x1,000.”
Chris Corrigan from Sligo Baptist Church

“All the messages were great.”
Robert Legg from Winning Side Baptist Church

“This was the greatest week ever.”
Robert Legg from Winning Side Baptist Church

“A great week.”
Keith Troyer from Grace Baptist Church

“Great messages! They were deep and strong but still available for all ages physically and spiritually.”
Fabian Moreno from Patuxent Baptist Church

“I love the salad bar. The food is great. I’m used to wooden cabins at other camps, so in comparison the housing is great.”
Fabian Moreno from Patuxent Baptist Church

“The messages were powerful, full of love, just what we all needed to grow in our walk with God. Never let up. We pray that the teens apply it to their lives.”
Henry Hileman from Winning Side Baptist Church

“The preaching was red-hot this year. Every preacher was excellent and ordained of God.”
Lee Pallmann from Annsville Baptist Church

“Your staff (and you, Brother Krohn) work very hard and are appreciated!”
Lee Pallmann from Annsville Baptist Church

“The messages at camp are always great, but this year they were the best ever! Especially the principles/convictions/standards message, the courtship/dating message, and Brother Barnhouse’s Monday night message.”
Valerie Pallmann from Annsville Baptist Church

“Camp always brings revival to us personally, to our family, and to the kids we bring, and that make a difference in our church going forward.”
Valerie Pallmann from Annsville Baptist Church

“I loved the message about culture by Brother Krohn – it brought tears to my eyes.”
Bill Safee from Bible Baptist Church in York

“The messages are awesome. I like them because they are really for teenagers, but are also very applicable to parents.”
Felipe Lapitgo Jr. from Sligo Baptist Church

“Going to this camp is a blessing. It is an escape from the influence of the world, and it is Bible preaching centered.”
Felipe Lapitgo from Sligo Baptist Church

All the messages were great! The humility of the preachers really added volumes! It was a huge blessing to see how the Lord worked them all together.” Candace Oliver from Grace Baptist Church

“Spirit-filled messages!! Praise God!”
Pastor Cornoyer from High Point Independent Baptist Church

“I love you guys, and the staff, and your heart for Jesus! DON’T CHANGE!”
Pastor Cornoyer from High Point Independent Baptist Church

“Awesome messages! Praise the Lord that every message spoke to my heartand many of our teenagers made some wonderful decisions. I’m now praying for the plan of action to apply these decisions to their lives.”
Jennifer Cornoyer from High Point Independent Baptist Church

“I absolutely love all of your staff. The spirit was wonderful. They are always smiling and always willing to help ad very well trained. Thank you! We will be praying for you and your camp.”
Jennifer Cornoyer from High Point Independent Baptist Church