The camp ministry offers many resources to help Covenant congregations in the Central Conference more deeply connect with their camps. Check out the opportunities noted here, and reach out to Beth Fredrickson, Harbor Point Ministries executive director, to learn more. Reach Beth at email@example.com or (414) 416-8265.
.Summer Staff Employment
Working on summer staff is spiritually and personally formative. Summer staff members gain resume-worthy professional skills, as well as experience deep Christian community and mission-focused leadership. Both Covenant Harbor and Covenant Point offer wage grants to support students who need a financial boost to work at camp. Please learn about these details and more at covenantharbor.org/summer-staff/ and cpbc.com/staffopenings/.
New Church Plants
For newly planted churches in the Central Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church. Covenant Harbor and Covenant Point offer a one-time, free planning retreat for the church’s leadership team. Please contact Covenant Harbor at (262) 248-3600 or Covenant Point at (906) 265-2117 for details.
Covenant Harbor and Covenant Point are places of rest and refreshment for ECC pastors. To learn how pastors can come to camp to recharge, please contact Covenant Harbor at (262) 248-3600 or Covenant Point at (906) 265-2117.
Both camps offer fall, winter and spring retreats for church youth groups, including junior and senior high students, as well as retreats for adults, including for women, men, silent retreat experiences, and mothers and daughters. These retreats are open to all. Visit covenantharbor.org and cpbc.com to learn more.
Church Retreats and Group Rentals
Both camps welcome church groups from various denominations who want to plan and experience their own retreat at camp. Working with you, Covenant Harbor and Covenant Point ensure your program will meet your needs, your meals will be times of good food and warm fellowship and your accommodations will allow everyone to begin each day refreshed. To see facilities options and learn more, visit covenantharbor.org and cpbc.com.
Both camps offer team-building and personal challenge through Outdoor Education experiences for school, corporate and organizational groups. Please visit covenantharbor.org and cpbc.com to learn more.
Discounts and Financial Aid
No child should miss a camp experience due to lack of funds. Both Covenant Harbor and Covenant Point offer discounts on summer programs, as well as financial aid.
- Learn more about summer youth camp discounts and financial aid at Covenant Harbor.
- Learn more about summer youth camp financial aid at Covenant Point.
- Learn more about summer youth camp discounts at Covenant Point.
Harbor Point Ministries Annual Report
The Covenant churches in the Central Conference are the ownership group of Harbor Point Ministries. The annual report summarizes key aspects of the camp ministry. Read the current annual report .
Harbor Point Ministries Annual Newsletter
Follow what’s happening in the camp ministry of the Central Conference. To be added to the Harbor Point Ministries Camping News mailing list, email Beth Fredrickson at firstname.lastname@example.org. Read the current newsletter .
Does your church have a camp booster? A booster is a volunteer who has a passion for camp ministry and who is called to promote camp in your congregation. We would love to add your booster to our contact list! To learn more, email Beth Fredrickson at email@example.com.
Raise Financial Aid Funds!
If you would like ideas for how to raise money to help your church’s campers go to summer or retreat programs, reach out to Beth Fredrickson at firstname.lastname@example.org for ideas.
Pray for Camp!
Each spring, Harbor Point Ministries invites volunteer Prayer Partners to pray for staff members at either camp during the summer. Prayer Partners are a wonderful encouragement to summer staff. To get your name on the summer 2023 list, please email email@example.com
Visit with Camp!
The camp ministry is delighted to visit with your congregation on a Sunday morning or during a midweek family or youth program. To learn about options for church visits reach out to Beth Fredrickson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Both camps are governed by the Harbor Point Ministries Board of Directors. Board members represent all the churches of the Central Conference. The churches gather for the Harbor Point Ministries Annual Meeting each spring in conjunction with the Central Conference Celebration/Annual Meeting.
Eric Anderson, Executive Director, Covenant Harbor Bible Camp
Scott Applequist, North Park Covenant Church, Chicago, IL
Linnea Ek, Community Covenant Church, Menominee, MI
Beth Fredrickson, Executive Director, Harbor Point Ministries
Dwight Huse, First Covenant Church, Iron Mountain, MI
Robert Jackson, Anchor Covenant Church, Lake Geneva, WI
Anne Jorgensen, First Covenant Church, Moline, IL
Anna Lund, Winnetka Covenant Church, Wilmette, IL
Danny Martinez, Superintendent, Central Conference
Dawn Mueller, Hope Covenant Church, Orland Park, IL
Leslie Sanders, Naperville Covenant Church, IL
Kimberly Steiner, Winnetka Covenant Church, Wilmette, IL
Erik Strom, Executive Director, Covenant Point Bible Camp
Kurt Tillman, Chairperson, Central Conference Executive Board
Edgar Torres, Liaison to Central Conference Executive Board
Fredrik Wall, Anchor Covenant Church, Lake Geneva, WI
Krist Werling, Winnetka Covenant Church, Wilmette, IL
Harbor Point Ministries Contact Information
Beth Fredrickson, Executive Director
P.O. Box 643
Lake Geneva, WI 53147