Upcoming Courses in Spring 2018

We have two courses which will be held back-to-back during the week of February 25 – March 3 at Holmes Presbyterian Camp and Conference Center in Holmes, NY. Participants can take one class or both.

February 25 – 28, 2018

Personnel and Leadership

About the Course

The focus of this class is Christian leadership, which is key to effective camp and conference ministry. Participants will explore staffing models that achieve both programmatic and mission goals. An introduction into human resource issues and staff development will be covered. This course will be offered at Holmes Presbyterian Camp and Conference Center in Holmes, NY.

About the Instructors

Bill BourdonBill Bourdon

Bill is the part time Executive Director for the Outdoor Ministry Association of the United Church of Christ. For 15 years he was the Executive Director of the Blowing Rock Conference Center. Prior to that he served for 1 year as the Director of the University of Michigan’s Family Camp and for 23 years as the Administrator of Outdoor Ministries for the Illinois Conference of the United Church of Christ. Bill’s academic degrees are an MS in recreation administration and a BS in social work, both earned while engaged in full time camp ministry.

Arthur SpriggsSusan Troutman

Susan is recently retired from NovusWay Ministries in Arden, NC where she served for 16 years as the Chief Operating Officer and CFO. NovusWay Ministries is a four-site outdoor ministry with locations in NC, GA and FL and is supported by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Susan also serves when requested as a consultant for camps and outdoor ministry programs affiliated with LOM. She serves on the board for the ELCA Mission Investment Fund as Vice-chair, and previously served on the Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Board. 

About the Tuition, Lodging, and Meals

The tuition cost for this certification course is $275.00 (with a $25.00 discount for PCCCA, OMA-UCC, UMCRM, and LOM members). The costs for the lodging and meal options will be posted on this website by the end of November.

Transportation

For those participants who will fly to New York, we will be providing shuttles from and to the LaGuardia International Airport in New York City. All of the transportation details will be posted on this website by the end of November.

Registration

Registration for this course is not yet available. Please contact Joel Winchip at  joel@pccca.net or 803.322.0232 if you should have any questions about this class or the certificate program in general.

 


February 28 – March 3

Development

About the Course

The class will examine multiple aspects of development in the camp and conference setting. Learners will explore fund development as well as staff, volunteer, and board development. The class will conclude with study of a site, master, and strategic development plan. This course will be offered at Holmes Presbyterian Camp and Conference Center in Holmes, NY.

About the Instructors

Scott HendersonScott Henderson

Scott Henderson is the president and owner of City Publications Denver. For ten years he owned a B2B business serving mortgage and real estate companies, adopting innovative technologies and Internet marketing services to meet client needs. He sold that business and served as a camp and retreat center executive director for seventeen years. He has experience leading strategic planning, board development marketing, development, programs, operations, financial management and organization turnaround and 501(c)3 consulting. He serves on the PCCCA Board, on the Living Waters for the World leadership team, and as a lead instructor.

Arthur SpriggsArthur Spriggs

Arthur is the Executive Director of South Carolina United Methodist Camps and Retreats Ministries for the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. With more than 30 years of camping, nonprofit, pastoral, and development work, Arthur was a YMCA director for more than half of his career. After leaving the YMCA he served as the Executive Director for the Shelby County United Fund, located in Shelbyville, Indiana, while also serving as bi-vocational Pastor of Worship for Pleasant Heights Baptist church in Indianapolis, Indiana. While with the organization, he raised more than three-quarters of a million dollars annually, along with a host of grants and resources that supported as many as sixteen non-profit agencies. 

About the Tuition, Lodging, and Meals

The tuition cost for this certification course is $275.00 (with a $25.00 discount for PCCCA, OMA-UCC, UMCRM, and LOM members). The costs for the lodging and meal options will be posted on this website by the end of November.

Transportation

For those participants who will fly to New York, we will be providing shuttles from and to the LaGuardia International Airport in New York City. All of the transportation details will be posted on this website by the end of November.

Registration

Registration for this course is not yet available. Please contact Joel Winchip at  joel@pccca.net or 803.322.0232 if you should have any questions about this class or the certificate program in general.