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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

 

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"The messages were phenomenal.” Gina Gant – Friendship Baptist

“My kids have been attending for several years, and they have come home excited and on fire for the Lord. They have been telling me that I should go to Camp and that I’d love the preaching. Well I finally took them up on their offer and I thoroughly loved it! I plan on attending as many teen camps as the Lord allows. Thank you for your sacrifice for the kids!” Gina Gant – Friendship Baptist

“The messages were awesome!” Stacy Korner – Grace Independent Baptist Church

“I really enjoyed Mrs. Krohn’s sermons. I know there were a couple years we didn’t get them, but I’m glad they’re back.” Stacy Korner – Grace Independent Baptist Church

“I always feel/ am encouraged/ challenged by the messages I hear at Camp, and I can see this is our campers as well.” Hannah Johnson – Old Time Baptist Church

“I love the games! I don’t have any specific favorites but I do enjoy seeing the campers having to think and work together.” Hannah Johnson – Old Time Baptist Church

“Incredible services. They had a great speaker choice(once again). All the messages blended together perfectly.” Justin Couch – First Freedom Baptist Church

“Commonground’s standards are pivotal in the incredible spirit we experience each week.” Justin Couch – First Freedom Baptist Church
“All the messages were great and packed with so much to help my own Christian life – great truths and reminders.” Sarah Couch – First Freedom Baptist Church

“The messages were powerful and they went together well.” Rick young – Heritage Baptist Church in Sandusky Ohio

“If the teens got as much as I did from the Lord, firstly, I’m not sure how they could contain it, secondly, their home towns need to get prepared for revival.” Rick Young – Heritage Baptist Church in Sandusky Ohio

“The messages were awesome.” Pam Young – Heritage Baptist Church in Sandusky

“All of the messages were well meshed. They all were such strong, powerful messages that touched my heart, each and every one.” Jake Mannon – Heritage Baptist in Sandusky

“This camp is the best example I have seen of what God wants for our youth. It unplugs them from the junk of the world and plugs them into Jesus Christ.” Jake Mannon – Heritage Baptist in Sandusky

“The messages were great messages. Everyone had heart-felt messages that hit home often.” John Westbrook – heritage Baptist in Sandusky

“As a first time coming to Camp, it was great to be around so many Baptists who think the way we think. It is a well run camp, great preaching and staff.” John Westbrook – heritage Baptist in Sandusky

“All of the messages were great and powerful.” Justin Stokes – First freedom

“The messages were excellent.” Caleb Gee – Riverside Baptist

“My favorite game was Slovo soccer and basketball. Mass confusion is always fun!” Caleb Gee – Riverside Baptist

“This is a great Camp. I come for the preaching for myself just as much as for the teens. This camp has better preaching than most camp meetings.” Dan Cler – Old Paths

“Awesome preaching led by the Holy Spirit! Amazing how the Lord orchestrated each one to compliment the other.” Brian Bray – lighthouse Baptist

“A special thanks to all the staff for always putting others and their needs first! You folks are a picture of what a Christian should be through your walk and service to God.” Brian Bray – Lighthouse Baptist

“Good to be confronted with the Great commission.” Gary DePue – Dresserville Bible Baptist

“I appreciate that you have faithful men preaching as opposed to “Big Shots”. I think the humility in the pulpit is very effective in the Spirit’s working in the service.” David Cialini – Heritage Baptist

“The messages were super awesome and helpful.” Jesse Billouus – Victory Baptist

“The food was really awesome. And I really appreciate the special foods for those with food allergies.” Jesse Billouus – Victory Baptist

“The messages were awesome.” Coby Muilwyk – Heritage Baptist

“The messages were excellent.” Amber Muilwyk – Heritage Baptist

“The messages were great as they flowed together.” Sarah Lenahan – Sempronious Baptist

“The messages were very good! I appreciate how God used the hearts of our speakers this year.” Tim Lenahan – Sempronious Baptist Church

“The Messages were awesome.” Julie Davis – Grace Independent

“I love that the staff is s friendly and helpful. They all have a smile on their faces as they serve and it is a blessing to see them have joy in the Lord.” Julie Davis – Grace Independent

“The messages were wonderful! The Lord spoke to my heart and dealt with me on a few things. I appreciate the preachers that preach!” Ruby Case – Friendship Baptist

“I appreciate everyone that makes camp happen!! Will be praying for you all! God Bless you!" Ruby Case – Friendship Baptist

“Bro Morrison was terrific. (You can really see God’s Spirit on the preachers and their messages." Bro. Case – FBC

“The messages were well planned out.” Wendy Kendall – New Hope Baptist Church

“The facilities were clean. The food was great. The new water slide was fun.” Wendy Kendall – New Hope

“You had good mission themed messages.” J. Kendall – New Hope

“The messages were aggressive, full of compassion for the kids, and care for their spiritual well-being and their service for the Lord.” Lisa Yarns – Grace Independent

“Our needs were met quickly and the meals were good and special needs were taken care of very well.” Lisa Yarns – Grace Independent

“What a great blessing to see the Lord work and change lives throughout the week.” Lisa Yarns – Grace Independent

“I love how God used the messages in harmony.” Roy Sietmann – WBBC

“The preaching was a challenge even for a missionary. I felt like surrendering to missions all over again. Thank you for all your hard work!” Roy Sietmann – WBBC

“Commonground Baptist Camp is the best camp I’ve ever gone to. The preaching always speaks to my heart and causes change in my life. I’m so glad I was able to come as a teen, and now as a counselor. Our church is so blessed to be able to come to this camp.” Tina Abbott – Old Paths

“We love this camp. The modesty, spirit of prayer, and Christian spirit is a real blessing!! Most important the preaching is excellent!! We bring our kids because this camp helps our church!!!” Matt Keenan – Old Paths

“I can’t say enough good things about this camp. I’ve been here two times as a camper and six times as a counselor. The staff have always gone out of the way to help others. Bro Krohn and his wife truly care about the teens here. I only wish that I had come here sooner.” Casey Abbott – Old Paths

“Bro. Morrison was what our kids needed this year!” Renee Strobel – First BBC

“Thank you for all you and your family and staff have done to make a very blessed camp week for our church.” Renee Strobel – FBBC

“Great preaching! It is wonderful to see the Holy Spirit bring each message together to speak to hearts.” Pastor Troyer – Grace Baptist Church

“The Speakers were great! Bro. Morrison is such a blessing, as were the rest!” Emmie Owen – Grace Baptist Church

“Wow! The pulpit at CBC is still and always is on fire. Thank you Pastor Krohn for being right on the money with the speakers.” Herman Bucklew Jr. – Heritage Baptist

“The messages were great!” Stephanie Gee – Riverside Baptist

“All the messages were challenging and well prepared. The obvious leading of the Holy Ghost was evident. Great Preaching!!" Barb Lonsky – Sempronious Baptist Church

“The Camp ministry has been a huge blessing to our teens, so many pivotal decisions have been encouraged and strengthened by the standards and preaching here. Thank you so much for obeying the Lord." Barb Lonsky – Sempronious Baptist

“I Love Camp! Thank You so much for all your hard work on our behalf! Love the sweet spirit of all the staff.” Erica Beyea – Old Time

“The messages were blessed and used by God! Praise the Lord!” Erica Beyea – Old Time

“The messages were strong and progressive and to the point." Matt Secor – Heritage

“All of the games were great.” Matt Secor – Heritage

“All the messages were a tremendous blessing. I loved hearing Bro. Morrison pour his heart out to the teens.” Zachary Brown – Heritage

“Thank you to the staff! You all did a great job1 “ Meg – Lighthouse Baptist

“The messages were very timely and they all worked together. They were very challenging.” Pastor Grimes- Sempronious

“Thanks for accommodating us and our needs, especially the food. “ Pastor Grimes – Sempronious

“We have come for years and the standards don’t change!” Pastor grimes – Sempronious

“I always appreciate Bro. Morrison – he is always right or Biblically sound, nothing questionable or borderline as he preaches.” Sharon Grimes – Sempronious

“The fireworks were, quite FRANKly, Fantastic!! I had every legitimate reason to stay home this week but I love camp so much that I still determined to get here, if even for half the week!” Sharon Grimes – Sempronious

“Excellent Messages” Tom Benjamin from Southwest Oswego

“I wish there were more camps like CBC around the USA” Tim Benjamin from Southwest Oswego

“Kids were excited to hear Bro Baker. Bro Krohn, you are a great preacher to both children and teens” Stacy Korner from Grace Independent

“Thank You so much for everyone’s work this week. This is the one thing my kids look forward to all year. Thank you for making it awesome for them ? Our family loves the Krohns and Commonground Baptist Camp” Stacy Korner from Grace Independent

“Messages, as usual, were great. Good preaching for all ages. Great Illustrations to drive home the point/ truth.” Brian Korner from Grace Independent

“Great camp! I appreciate so much the Biblical stand/ standards of the camp. I appreciate the love foe the kids. I appreciate the hard work from the Krohn family and camp staff. We love you guys and appreciate you very much.” Brian Korner – Grace Independent

“Praise the Lord for camp and his working in KIDS lives!” Joanna Williams from Faith Baptist Church

“The Preaching was wonderful! Praise the Lord for the genuine spirit from the speaker. Seeing some of the fruit of your ministry preaching gives me hope” Joanna Williams from faith Baptist Church

“The Messages were on point, down to their level as always. Appreciate all ages.” – Clara Fox from Faith Baptist

“I learned a lot from Pastor Huber’s message on music that helped me personally. Pastor Baker’s message on not covering sin made salvation very clear. The kids really understood afterwards” – Valerie Pallmann from Annsville Baptist

“The song service was especially good this year. The campers loved the songs and sing them all year” - Valerie Pallmann from Annsville Baptist.

“The messages were very fitting for the age group. But even adults can still apply what was preached!” – Kristen Brown from Faith Seneca

“The messages spoke to areas in my life that needed some adjusting as well as were easily understood by the kids. The visual sermons will help the kids remember longer as well.” – Lisa Baltzly from Central Baptist

“Praise the LORD the Messages hit home with the kids and what I believe is being taught in the house” – Kathleen Yovichin from Bradford Baptist

“The messages were awesome, geared to Juniors, but certainly applicable to all! I once again rededicate my life to encourage our young people to live for god by starting NOW! – Ellie Hack from Lighthouse Baptist

“Staff is fabulous! Certainly tired and weary… but I love their smiles!” – Ellie Hack from Lighthouse Baptist

“I really appreciated Bro Caleb’s message and perspective –giving him an advantage with younger people… Bro Krohn’s messages were very challenging” – Ellie Hack from Lighthouse Baptist

“The messages were awesome” – Holly Ruhlen from Grace Baptist

“Food is wonderful, the housing is good” - Holly Ruhlen from Grace Baptist

“I think this camp is absolutely great! I wish I would have had the opportunity to go to a camp like this when I was a kid. I am so thankful that this is available for our kids to attend, this camp is such a blessing to so many.” - Holly Ruhlen from Grace Baptist

“Great straight up preaching at an age approving level. The Kids were engaged every message” – Rob Ruhlen from Grace Baptist in Medina

“Bro Krohn – Love you guys and the Biblical standards you have – preaching – Spirit – Biblical/Sweet Spirited emphasis. You know this but will encourage – as long as you keep your standards your camp will always grow and flourish.” – Scott Cornoyer from High Point

“All messages were wonderful – I thoroughly enjoyed the messages by Pastor Huber on music and Pastor Krohn on Elijah and Elisha and my cup was filled and overflowing and encouraged to go back home and go further For the Lord and do more for Him. I know each of our campers have made some real good decisions and I am excited to see how the Lord is going to work in their lives from the decisions they have made.” – Jennifer Cornoyer from high Point

“The food was wonderful and the staff was over the top! Great Spirits throughout the whole Camp.” – Jennifer Cornoyer from High Point

“The messages were great! All of the illustrations were memorable and helped my kids understand much better” – Emmie Owen from grace Baptist Greenville

“I really liked the Junior Camp schedule. I felt like there was a great balance between activities and down time.” - Emmie Owen from grace Baptist Greenville

“God’s power was evident in the speakers, great thoughts from God’s Word for the campers” – Daniel Troyer from Grace Independent

“I thank you and your staff for serving the LORD faithfully. God has used your efforts to help shape me, my family, and the young people in my church to be better vessels fit for the Master’s use.” – Daniel Troyer from Grace Independent

“I think this was the best junior week of speakers. All the messages were “ever so” geared towards the children’s needs. I thought it was powerful that many of the speaker’s were fruit of Bro Krohn’s investment.” – David Cialini from Heritage

“The consistent moving of the Holy Spirit in each service has become almost expected, but not taken for granted…It is a testimony of the prayer – dependant Spirit of Commonground Leadership!” – David Cialini from Heritage

“The messages were very age appropriate; lots of illustrations; using volunteers, etc. Very good preachers this week.” - Katie Cialini from Heritage

“The mudpit was awesome! I liked “Socetball” also; the games were very creative using simple things. I get ideas for teen activities games!” – Katie Cialini from Heritage
“The messages were really great. There was always something you could get out of them, not just for the campers, but for the counselors also.” -

Bethany Brown from Heritage
“I liked how you had food from other country” - Bethany Brown from Heritage

“The messages were spot on” - Sarah Finster from Freedom Baptist

“Everything was great” - Sarah Finster from Freedom Baptist

“The messages were right on point. Keep on having the object lessons, it really keps the kids attention” - Leah Corey from Freedom

“Good to hear young preachers (Caleb and Curtis). I always get a blessing or learn from whoever preaches” – Audron Seymour from Fellowship

“Facilities were excellent, Maintenance response and Quality of Work were excellent, and Food Excellent. Bro Krohn you do a super great job! We appreciate you! – Lee Pallmann from Annsville

“The messages were to the point and on the kids level. Caleb Krohn's was easy to remember and great for the kids. My kids were on the edge of their seats paying attention which isn’t always the case at our home church. Great Spirit!” – Matt Miller from Lighthouse

“Awesome week, love the devotion time and memory time. Everything was run on a strict schedule and kept to it. Lights out was set at a good time. Preaching was great. Staff was very helpful.” – Matt miller from Lighthouse

“The messages were very good and very on point for the kids” – Josh Proctor from lighthouse Baptist

“I love camp. My kids look forward to it very year. I am glad that the highlight of the year is a Christ Honoring, Affordable, Modest, Preaching Centered Camp” – Josh proctor from Lighthouse Baptist

“The messages were very good – gave me chances to connect with campers” – John Kinge from Grace Independent Baptist

“The Lord’s timing is always perfect. The messages were were exactly what we needed to hear when we needed to hear it.” – Lydia Otto from High Point

“My son has Celiacs and I really appreciate the Gluten free food available. Thank you!” – Lydia Otto from High Point

“I enjoyed the preaching! I love the illustrations, great for the juniors!” – Imelda Doney from Central Baptist Church

“Thank you Pastor Krohn for providing us a place where we can have great preaching, great food and great fun! Thank you “Staff” for your servant’s hearts. Praise the Lord!” – Imelda Doney from Central Baptist

“The messages were just right for Junior Camp” – Deborah Perry from Lighthouse Yorkshire

“Facilities were great” - Deborah Perry from Lighthouse Yorkshire

“Very good at preaching at the level of the young people!” – Chuck Schwartz from Bible Baptist

“Awesome facilities! Pastor Krohn, the staff, and the counselors were all in” - Chuck Schwartz from Bible Baptist

“Great messages. The preachers you schedule always do a great job and show their concern for the youth.” – Chad Dickson from Open Door Baptist

“Your staff have great attributes and are always willing to do anything asked of them.” - Chad Dickson from Open Door Baptist

“The messages were very good this year” - Amanda Dickson from Open Door

“Food was very good this year. The fixing around the end of the water slide at the swim area was rally nice” - Amanda Dickson from Open Door

“The staff did a great job in taking care of things” - Amanda Dickson from Open Door

“Every message was relevant, on point and each speaker did an amazing job – thank You! – Amanda Proctor from Lighthouse

“Thank you for a wonderful Camp Everything is done so well and our entire family looks forward to it all year!” - Amanda Proctor from Lighthouse Horseheads

“I thoroughly enjoyed all of the preaching. Each message was vastly different(other than the excellence of Salvation of course), but all lessons learned were easily tied together by child and adult like.” – Roger Williams from Walker Bible

“The food was extraordinary! Thanks!” - Roger Williams from Walker Bible

“Thank you everyone, for making my first year ever at Camp incredible. I’ve been a faithful Christian for only two years, and camp alone has made me grow in the Lord immensely. Keep it up, please” - Roger Williams from Walker Bible

“The Messages were great” – Ashley Frediani from Walker

“We appreciate all the work you and your staff put into camp, thank you so much! Thank you Mrs. Safee and Mrs. Broughten for running the kitchen” – Ashley Frediani from Walker

“God really spoke to me and they were all preached well” – James Williams from Faith Baptist

“Camp is amazing. The food is always good, preaching is attention holding, and spirit around the camp is cheerful.” – James Williams from Faith Baptist

“All the messages were Spirit filled. I was especially pleased to hear Bro Curtis and Caleb and see the hand of God on their lives.” – Abe Williams from Faith Baptist Seneca

“As usual, I am amazed at how smoothly things go and the efficiently of the camp staff. To each staff member – you are making an investment that will be fully recognized in Heaven – salvations are fruit to your account. Amen! Thank you for your sacrifice for our Lord and the lives of our young people.” – Abe Williams from Faith Seneca

“The messages were very practical” – James Matthewson from Seneca Bible

“Great food” – James Matthewson from Seneca Bible

“The messages were great very spot on not only for the kids but adults too! – Suzanne Matthewson from Seneca Bible

“I love seeing how our juniors get excited about coming to Camp every year, meeting new friends and learning more about the best friend, Jesus” – Suzanne Matthewson from Seneca Bible

“Great Messages and illustrations especially on kids level!” – Kevin Angus from Old Paths

“All the games were great. Great competition. The kids talked about them each day” – Kevin Angus from Old Paths

“Encouraging! It was such a blessing to hear great messages that were right to us and what we need.”-Lori Angus from Old Paths

“It is humbling to come and be served and ministered to in such a delightful way! The preaching, fellowshipping, and instruction were encouraging. I got to meet ladies I would never have gotten to meet without Camp!” – Lori angus from Old Paths

“I thought all the messages were Spirit filled and timely! It helped our group! I’m thankful to be able to bring our young people to a camp where they can hear red-hot, Spirit Filled preaching!” – Matt Keenan from Old Paths

“I appreciate Bro Krohn’s standards on modesty, and emphasis on prayer and strong Preaching! The atmosphere at camp this year was excellent! Thank You!” – Matt Keenan from Old Paths

“All the messages were very good. I love how all the speaker’s messages go together” – Tim Cler from Old Paths

“All the messages were good – Love the visuals for juniors!” – Cary Schwartz from Bible Baptist

“The messages were excellent, love the visual and involvement” – Daniel Hub from Gospel Baptist

“Thank you for your desire to go over the top” – Daniel Hub from Gospel Baptist

“This camp is the safest and most fruitful place that I know of where we can bring our children.” – Daniel Hub from Gospel Baptist

“The messages were right on! Pastor Baker was right on with the juniors, very effective.” – Daniel Mills from Bradford

“Camp reinforces all that I am trying to build in Bradford, Thank you for being a support to the local church!” – Daniel Mills From Bradford

“Pastor Huber’s message on music was great!” – Jonathan Hall from Grace Baptist Chapel

“The messages were very appropriate for this age group, the first one about being thankful was a homerun that alone was worth the trip.” – Joe Cady from Lighthouse Horseheads

“Everything food, housing, Snackshop… was great. I’m very thankful for all the work and planning.” – Joe Cady from Lighthouse

“The messages were great, It was a change of what I am use to. It was very meaningful for me.” – Foster Willaman Jr. from Central Baptist

“The staff was friendly and great” - Foster Willaman Jr. from Central Baptist

“The messages were right on target! Messages were on their level and very practical.” – Lauren Hoffer from Bible Baptist in Latrobe

“Everything was done first-class! Organization was very evident.” - Lauren Hoffer from Bible Baptist in Latrobe

“The messages were great!” Michael Malfi from Freedom

“The preaching is excellent and the object lessons were great for the kids too.” – Max and Rachel Robinson from East Sunsburry Baptist

“All the preaching was excellent, really brought down to the kids level – object lessons kept their attention” – Melissa Schultz from Old Time Baptist

“This was my first year at Camp. This week has been a great help for me and my children. The Lord worked on my heart about issues in my life and family. I plan on coming back each year!” – Melissa Schultz from Old Time Baptist

“I could not decide which message was my favorite all were good.” – Quinn Corrigan from Sligo

“The messages were perfect” – Mrs. Landolt from Old Time Baptist

“Tremendous Blessing to see the smiles all around the staff. Keep up the good work! 1 Corinthians 15:58 – good to see the former campers staying involved and being part of the staff or counselors” – Mrs Landolt from Old Time Baptist

“I thought all the messages were all very appropriate and delivered right at their level” – Jim Landolt from Old Time Baptist

“I really appreciate this camp, Pastor Krohn, and all the people that make this possible.” – Jim Landolt from Old Time

“The Messages were wonderful” – Eva Buckland from FBBC in Eden

“The messages were illustrated well to keep camper’s attention.” – Wendy Kendall from New utzmanHope Baptist

“Everything was great” - Wendy Kendall from New Hope Baptist

“The messages were not only for the kids. They spoke to me too.” – Yoshine Brandenburg from Patuxent

“Thank you for everything. The kids and I had a wonderful time.” - Yoshine Brandenburg from Patuxent

“The messages were very easy to comprehend especially, I think, for the juniors” – Jacob Martinez

“The preaching was amazing they all went together perfect. The Preaching was clear for the juniors” - Kyle Williams from Old Time

“The messages were excellent” – Rich young from Patuxent

“The food was top shelf really! I’ve been to several camps. One camper is like 200$ a kid. Your food blows them away. Really!” - Rich young from Patuxent

“Thank You Brother Krohn for everything.” – Rich Young from Patuxent

“Excellent preaching, very convicting” – Lisa young from Patuxent

“All the messages were very good” – Joshua Gant from Friendship

“Glad to hear Bro Frank preach –his impacted me the most. Very happy to hear Bro Caleb – he did a great job preaching in the pulpit.” – Brett Stutzman from Grace of Calvary

“Your games are always awesome!” - Brett Stutzman from Grace of Calvary

“Year after year, I have never been to a Camp week where the Holy Spirit wasn’t leading or didn’t meet with us in some way.” – Sean Dye from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Camp is always a true vacation. It is a breath of fresh air. The atmosphere is controlled and much better for it” – Sean Dye from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“The messages were well geared for the kids. I loved how the props / physical example, they allowed the point of the message to remember by our kids!” – Heather Stutzman from Grace of Calvary

“I really enjoyed all the preaching! I was happy to see all the messages were very well illustrated with visuals. Frank Broughton's message on loyalty was a special blessing to me” – Hannah Torres from Old Time Baptist

“This is my first year as a counselor my son has been coming for 6 years. My only regret is that I did not come earlier. I missed the chance to see him as a junior in this camp setting, which is so awesome! I enjoyed every moment. Seeing the kids sing Somebody Touched me was a special blessing! Thank you!” – Hannah Torres from Old Time

“All the speakers were good. The messages not only touched the kids but me as well. They kept the children’s attention as well” – Lindsey Dilego from Friendship

“The mud pit was awesome and fun, and the kids really enjoyed the dart- game in the dome and outside” – Lindsey Dilego from Friendship

“The preaching was amazing, God really spoke through the messages” – Sabrina Gant from Friendship

“The Messages were great” – Daphne Erickson from Flat Brook Baptist Church

“My favorite game was the Mudpit hands down. However all the games were great!” – Daphne Erickson from Flat Brook Baptist

“This was my families first year and it was amazing. No worries about worldly thing, unmodest dress, etc. Great Spirit” – Daphne Erickson from Flat Brook Baptist

“These messages were some of the best that I’ve heard at a junior Camp.” – Julie Salvione from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“One of the best junior camps I’ve been to” – Julie Salvione from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“The speakers were great. The messages really touched the children and what is going on in their lives. Very touching.” – Jennifer Hart from Faith Bible Baptist Queensbury

“My favorite game was Chinese dodge ball. And waterballoon volleyball. They wee all good games that we will try at church activities.” - Jennifer Hart from Faith Bible Baptist Queensbury

“The facility is very clean and very well put together and run.” - Jennifer Hart from Faith Bible Baptist Queensbury

“This was my first year and it was a great experience and definitely will be back.” - Jennifer Hart from Faith Bible Baptist Queensbury

“I love the new water slide! It keeps the pool so clean” – Rebekah Kohl from FBBC in EDEN

“The messages were well spoken at their level, keeping their attention.” – Dawn Dickson from Faith Bible in Queensbury

“This is my second year, last year teen, this year junior they are both awesome, to see the growth in the children, their decisions as well as myself.

“The group we have with us already wants to come next year.” - Dawn Dickson from Faith Bible in Queensbury

“The messages were easy to understand but not dumbed down” – Amy Corrigan from Sligo Baptist

“I really liked the young preachers. They were spirit-filled, convicting messages from God! The kids really related to them.” – Amy Corrigan from Sligo Baptist

“Each message touched our girls hearts and really good decisions were made this Camp. I also was encouraged and made decisions for changes in my own life.” – Kathleen Nicotera from old Time

“Camp was a great experience not only for our “church girls” but was a different experience for our “bus girls”; They could see Christian morals, values, modesty in action. Things we talk about in Sunday School became real to them” – Kathleen Nicotera from Old Time

“Very pertinent, keep the illustrations coming for the juniors” – Laura Beyea from OTBC

“All around good preaching, love he spider man” - Russell Yancy from FBBC in Queensbury

“The speakers were a good variety of styles and personalities, friendly centered on God’s Word. The Lord used Bro Marshall…was a great help.” – Mark Philbrick from Lighthouse Horseheads

“The messages were great! Totally enjoyed John Marshall” – Tammy Philbrick from Lighthouse Horseheads

“I love camp ?” - Tammy Philbrick from Lighthouse Horseheads

“Love camp staff! They are always so helpful and kind.” – Amanda Dickson from Open door

“The messages were great and really spoke to the kids” – Amanda Dickson from Open Door

“Bro Marshall is amazing! He is so practical. I missed having Pastor Huber as a preacher. I really liked Pastor Krohn’s series” – Kyle Cox from East Sunsburry Baptist Church

“Pastor Marshall didn’t miss, keep him coming. I like that you use the local Pastors (those at Camp) Jesus can connect with them since they know them.” – Pastor Jared Dunbar from Freedom

“Excellent!! Every speaker had awesome messages which spoke to teens and adults alike!” – Kristen Dunbar from Freedom

“The food was delicious” – Kristen Dunbar from Freedom

“The depth of the messages were appreciated” – Alyssa Quilon from East Sunsburry

“The preaching was amazing. I loved the preaching” - Alyssa Quilon from East Sunsburry

“Bro Marshall is amazing at song leading and preaching. Really appreciate the depth of the messages.” – Max and Rachel Robinson from East Sunsburry Baptist Church

“The messages this week really worked in the hearts of our girls” – Tiffany Armstead from Bible Baptist Church

“I absolutely love the staff” - Tiffany Armstead from Bible Baptist Church

“Incredible messages. Bro Marshall is dialed into the Lord!” – Dave Armstead from Bible Baptist Church

“Wish I could give you ideas but I was too impressed to have anything” – Dave Armstead from Bible Baptist Church

“The messages were great and applicable and resulted in a lot of good sound decisions by the kids” – Josh Proctor from Lighthouse Horseheads

“I love this camp. I love that my whole family is able to come and be refreshed spiritually. I can’t think of a better way to spend my vacation, because of the impact of camp (preaching, teaching, friendship, games, etc…) has on our family” – Josh Proctor from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“My only regret is that we were not able to bring every teen” – Daniel Hub from Gospel Baptist Church

“The speakers were very good!” – Lori Ann Ames from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“The messages were age appropriate and powerful? – Cheryl Courtright from Lighthouse Baptist

“This was my first experience with a Christian Camp. It was a blessing to be able to get to know the girls of our church to see their hearts – although I thought I was “prayed up” I was not prepared for the emotional “toll” when hearing so many different burdens.” – Cheryl Courtright From Lighthouse Baptist

“Messages were challenging and edifying for counselors as well as campers.” – Traci Baran from FBBC in Eden

“Loved that message built off of Pastor Krohn’s message.(Praise God for what he leads the preachers to preach.” – Susan Dye from FBBC in Eden

“My bus kids who came to camp for the first time and loved camp! Our veteran kids loved camp and nailed their friends to come for the first time” – Susan Dye from FBBC

“The continuity and spiritual challenges in the messages were amazingly Holy Spirit led and were tremendously powerful and effective!

“The staff, God has blessed this camp with, are phenomenal, diligent, dedicated, cheerful, and servant hearted!” – Eva Buckland from FBBC

“It’s nice to have a camp that you can suggest to others, without having any concerns or disagreements with the place you are suggesting. There is no person that wouldn’t grow here if they were willing to hear from the Lord.” – Sam Hazlett from FBBC

“The messages were really great this week. Bro Marshall is an awesome preacher for camp. He really gets the teens thinking, his song leading is the best!” – Victoria Hazlett from FBBC

“Food was exceptionally delicious!” – Victoria Hazlett from FBBC

“Every speaker was awesome!” – Hannah Broughten from FBBC

“I love Camp, Thank You!” – Hannah Broughten from FBBC

“Outstanding great messages!” – Hiram Davis from Cornerstone Bible Baptist

“I think the speakers for 2014 Camp are the best youth speakers I’ve heard!” – Jirah Orealer from Bible Center Church

“The food is the best camp food I’ve ate, dorms are perfect for camp!” – Jirah Orealer from Bible Center Church

“Excellent, “meaty” messages!” – Imelda Doney from Central Baptist Church

“We appreciate this camp! Thank you Pastor Krohn for your vision!” – Imelda Doney from Central Baptist Church

“Great Practical Preaching; not just “do it”, but here’s “how you do it”” – Mike Doney from Central Baptist Church

“Another great year at camp: praise the Lord! Thanks to the staff for their hard work and Christian spirit, they make the camp what it is.” – Mike Doney from Centrl Baptist Church

“Great preaching! All the messages really spoke to hearts in the teens as well as the counselors” –Stephany Richardson from Central Baptist Church

“Everything about this camp is focused on the Lord and is so refreshing to see in a church camp. I’m thankful this camp exists and would love to one day be able to send my own children here!” – Stephany Richardson from Central Baptist Church

“Bro Marshall is very fun yet has amazing sermons. He is big favorite of our teens.” – Veronica Yancy from FBBC Queensburry

“Great Food” - Veronica Yancy from FBBC Queensburry

“The messages were great” – Clayton Kerlin from EBC

“Awesome! Bro Marshall really gets to a teens!” – Renae Garland from FBBC

“The messages were all great. Loved Bro Frank’s on loyalty.” – Laura Hall from Grace Baptist Chapel

“The mud-pit was awesome!!!” – Laura Hall from Grace Baptist Chapel

“Thanks for continuing to have camp!! Can’t wait till next year.” – Laura Hall from Grace Baptist Chapel

“Loved Bro Marshall – I feel all the services had a great attitude and atmosphere.” – Justin Richardson from Central Baptist

“Food was excellent as always” - Justin Richardson from Central Baptist

“I appreciate everything you put into this camp, I enjoy the counselor meetings, its good to hear wisdom. - Justin Richardson from Central Baptist

“Preaching keeps getting better, keep it coming, excellent” - Rick Yancy from Faith Bible Baptist

“Where to begin… all the messages were wonderful.” – Katie Hiatt from Patuxent Baptist Church

“Everything was wonderful, and top notch. The food was great and the staff a blessing.” – Katie Hiatt from Patuxent

“It was a wonderful week and I loved having the chance to serve Christ with so many wonderful sisters and brothers in Christ. Thank you all for everything!” – Katie Hiatt form Patuxent

“I enjoyed Pastor Grimaldi, Pastor Krohn, and Bro Walker’s messages. The injection of Pastor Grimaldi was a perfect change up. God’s timing was perfect. The kids made decisions everyday. Praise God for men still being spirit filled and bold for Christ and Biblical (KJV) values!” – Carin Tullos from Patuxent

“The counselor meetings are such a blessing and encouragement for us. It gives us so many ideas for our youth group, not to mention the games, WOW! Camp helps us carry out enthusiasm throughout the year. Showing our kids how much fun Christianity is! Thank you for your willingness to listen to the Lord. Giving of your time, love, lives to camp, yall have definitely created that chain of influence! Praise God!” – Carin Tullos from Patuxent

“Praise God for spirit filled preaching not entertainment centered, but God centered. God’s Word is magnified.” – Tim Tullos from Patuxent

“Great messages, they are all wonderful, and a lot of decisions were made because of the amazing music too.” – Jimmy Ditmar 4 from Warren Baptist Temple

“Excellent! The holy Spirit really lined up the messages this year in a very neat way. Every preacher did fantastic. I really love these men of God that are asked to be here to preach.” – Kyle Waterhouse from Victory Baptist Church

“Very uplifting, touching, makes you think about things you might be to busy to think about with everyday life at home.” – Suzanne Matthewson from Seneca Bible Baptist

“The messages were great!” – James Matthewson

“Praise the Lord for all of your accommodations and helping get set up for the deaf.” – Nikki Martineau

“There was great messages” – Jim Morgan (Missionary to Romania)

“I was really impressed with the modesty and music” – Jim Morgan Missionary to Romania

“Great preaching and atmosphere” – Pablo Sanhueza from Sligo Baptist Church

“The messages are very powerful and life changing, Keep preaching Christ!” – H.Hilman from Winningside Baptist

“I especially liked the messages this year, they really touched my teens in many ways.” – Halie Cunley from Winning Side Baptist

“Everything was great” – Halie Cunley from Winning Side Baptist

“The Messages were awesome as usual!” – Michael Cassata from SEBBC

“The messages were awesome” – Jessica Cassata from SEBBC

“The messages were powerful” – Tom McNamera

“The messages were awesome” – Jenifer Joy Krohn from SEBBC

“I Love Camp!” – Jennifer Joy Krohn from SEBBC

“Great speakers, bring John Marshall back! All speakers were spirit-filled” – Dmitry Krupenya from SEBBC

“I loved the messages. No complaints about them. Love all of the speakers too.” – Josue Roriguez

“Camp staff, again, displayed excellent spirits, real servant’s hearts and humility and cheerful.” – Pastor Corrigan from Sligo

“The messages were awesome and glorifying to the Lord Jesus Christ!” – Scott Cornoyer from High Point IBC

“The messages spoke to my heart, so I can imagine they spoke to campers’ hearts also. I found things in my life that I can change to be better.” – Joseph Ville from SEBBC

“Food is great!, coffee especially is really good!” – Joseph Ville from SEBBC

“How the Lord puts things together with the speakers and the teens that are here always amazes me” – Pastor Dittmar from Warren Baptist Temple

“The messages were a blessing! They really encouraged our teens as well as myself.” – Elissah Dittmar from Warren Baptist temple

“Commonground Baptist Camp is such a blessing! It is a special haven of rest from the world where one can completely focus on God” – Elissah Dittmar from Warren Baptist temple

“The messages were great” – Heather Markowski from Flat Brook Baptist Church

“This Camp is awesome!” – Chris Roy from Hardwick Bible VT

“Awesome moving! God showed up” –Jon Propst from Faith Baptist Church

“All messages were perfect. Right on. All speakers awesome.” – Devron Propst from Faith Baptist Seneca

“Thank you for all that you do, Pastor and Mrs. Krohn and SEBBC, you are loved and appreciated ?” – Devron Propst from Faith Baptist Seneca

“Amazing! Every speaker brought an appropriate and applicable message from the Word of God. Powerful!” – Kevin rickner from SEBBC

“Commonground Baptist Camp is the best weekof the year. Ilook forward to returning each year to see what god Will do next.” – Kevin rickner from SEBBC

“Camp starts a spark in my Christianity every year. It is almost a need in my Christian walk. Wish I could come all five weeks.” – Hollie Rickner

“The messages were very convincing and appropriate to the needs of the campers and really kept their attention.” – Valerie Pallmann from Annsville Baptist Church

“The Messages were excellent!” – lee Pallmann fom Annsville Baptist Church

“We are praying for you and SEBBC! Bro. Krohn, you are an excellent camp director and preacher. We love your heart for God and Kids. Keep the standards high!” – Lee Pallmann from Annsville Baptist Church

“Once again great messages for all” – Tim Hileman from Winningside Baptist

“Keep doing what you are doing” – Tim Hileman from Winning Side Baptist

“Bro Walker was an amazing speaker. He was so animated, energetic, with positive examples, and illustrations. The Kids could not ever be bored and sleeping with his song choices and talent” – Sakino Mengle from Sligo

“I am a vegetarian, so my diet is limited. The staff was so kind, patient and accommodating to my needs.” – Sakino Mengle from Sligo

“Scones, Cinnamon rolls, and Italian cookies were good. Something homemade every meal shows hospitality “above and beyond”. Kids and adults were talking about it.” – Joyce Fuhrman from SEBBC

2012 Summer Camp "What Is Man?" Camp Flyer

“The messages were tailored to the needs of our young people – an evidence of the Holy Spirit’s direction.” Pastor Jim Dittmar from Warren Baptist Temple

“I appreciate the spirit of the staff at camp. They have very humble Christ-like attitudes.” Pastor Jim Dittmar from Warren Baptist Temple

“I loved the preachers, especially Brother Barnhouse. I feel he is very humble and I got so much out of his sermons. I believe God is really using him.” Melinda Brown from Warren Baptist Temple

“The housing was great, the food was excellent, and the snack shop was affordable.” Melinda Brown from Warren Baptist Temple

“I love your camp, and I love that you have standards!!!” Melinda Brown from Warren Baptist Temple

“Very good preaching! It was very philosophical this year. There was a lot about internal issues such as dreams, imagination, and the will of God.” Jonathan Moore from Warren Baptist Temple

“It was wonderful how well God not only organized the pastor’s messages, but also the messages of the young men who spoke as well.” Tim Delello from Victory Bible Baptist Church

“All the messages built one upon the other. They really opened hearts and minds to make good decisions.” Amy Corrigan from Sligo Baptist Church

“The kitchen staff is wonderful!!” Amy Corrigan from Sligo Baptist Church

“Rock solid preaching.” Chris Corrigan from Sligo Baptist Church

“What a blessing – thanks for all your hard work.” Cheria Bliss from Sligo Baptist Church

“Awesome preaching and preachers. I appreciate having pastors preach!” David Wood from Hardwick Bible Baptist Church

“I can’t say enough good things.” David Wood from Hardwick Bible Baptist Church

“Awesome messages! They were moving and relevant and didn’t hold anything back. It was a blessing to see the altar full each time.” Heather Markowski from Bible Baptist Church of Ghent

“Great facilities. Thanks for accommodating special diet requests.” Heather Markowski from Bible Baptist Church of Ghent

“Excellent preaching – it hit a lot of important points that each and every one of the kids needed as well as adults.” Charity Clement from Victory Bible Baptist Church

“For my first time coming, I was very pleased with the camp. The preaching was absolutely amazing and I got just as much out of it as my children.” Charity Clement from Victory Bible Baptist Church

“Each speaker and message was AWESOME. God really spoke to my heart and the girls that were with me were at the altar every time.” Gayle Locke from Bible Baptist Church of Mercer, PA

“It was a great week of preaching.” Nicole Roof from Freedom Baptist Church

“Thank you for everything you have done for me and those in our church.” Nicole Roof from Freedom Baptist Church

“Excellent preaching.” David Roof from Freedom Baptist Church

“This week had some of the best preaching I’ve heard at camp.” Julie Salvione from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“Thank you for supplying the specialty food – it was not only a blessing, but it was delicious too.” Julie Salvione from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“Camp is not just changing the lives of my children; it’s changing me too – praise the Lord. THANK YOU for providing this opportunity to “get away” and focus 100% on the Lord Jesus Christ.” Julie Salvione from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“I wish Brother Barnhouse could preach at camp every year. The preaching was right on point.” Hope Baker from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“The food was amazingly good. Too good! J” Hope Baker from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“Staff was amazing.” Hope Baker from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“I’m so thankful I had the opportunity to come to camp this year. I got as much or more out of the sermons than the kids. I enjoyed ALL the messages.” Sheri Griggs from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Great preaching and great facilities.” Pastor Perkins from Hardwick Bible Baptist Church

“All the messages were great. Brother Perkin’s message about imagination and Brother Barnhouse’s message about redeeming the time spoke to my heart personally.” Teresa Jamison from Anchor Baptist Church

“Excellent facilities.” Teresa Jamison from Anchor Baptist Church

“I had two answers to prayer this week. Thank you for all your sacrifice.” Teresa Jamison from Anchor Baptist Church

“The Holy Spirit was very evident in every message.” Sarah Hays from First Bible Baptist Church

“Everything was great, clean, and safe. Everything is done top notch at camp!” Sarah Hays from First Bible Baptist Church

“I love that camp is preaching centered. It has made a huge difference in the lives of our teens.” Sarah Hays from First Bible Baptist Church

“Excellent speakers.” Tim Denning from Grace Baptist Church

“I enjoyed every message, and was encouraged myself, and felt that the kids were really encouraged.” Ellie Schoolcraft from Grace Baptist Church

“Don’t change a thing about the preaching.” Daniel Mills from Bradford Baptist Church

“All of the games were my favorite. They were so much fun and all the children can play at the same time, leaving no child out.” Daniel Mills from Bradford Baptist Church

“The food is better than we eat at home; nachos and cheese makes a body grow!” Daniel Mills from Bradford Baptist Church

“Incredible messages. The best week of preaching!” Jason Reynolds from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“I think the messages were great, and I learned a lot from them.” Danny Thomas from Warren Baptist Temple

“I had a good time here at camp, and I learned a lot, and would like to come back next year to learn more. I feel like I got closer to God this year, and this is good for campers to get spiritually closer to God.” Danny Thomas from Warren Baptist Temple

“The messages were Spirit-filled and dove-tailed with each other. I appreciate that none of the preachers were promoting their own agendas.”  Jim Donath from Evangelical Baptist Church

“The spirit of the staff and campers was great. The dress code was “refreshing”/a “cool drink in a dry and thirsty land.” Jim Donath from Evangelical Baptist Church

“Great messages! It was the best week of preaching I have ever heard at camp.” Hollie Rickner from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“Camp was a huge blessing. God moved in my life this week.” Hollie Rickner from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“Fantastic preaching!!! Brother Barnhouse – wow. The pastors that spoke all had what I needed. Pastor Kohl – after 39 years of marriage – where was someone like him 45 years ago. Powerful preaching from all speakers.” Bill Schoewe from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Best camp food ever. Great facilities.” Bill Schoewe from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“All the messages were very moving. I can’t just pick my favorite because they all had good point.” Jane Sure from Warren Baptist Temple

“I’m so glad for this camp and that I got a chance to be here.” Jane Sure from Warren Baptist Temple

“I enjoyed hearing from multiple pastors. The different preaching styles helps keep my attention.” Sarah Couch from First Freedom Baptist Church

“I loved the grilled cheese. Snack shop prices are affordable for all.” Sarah Couch from First Freedom Baptist Church

“I love Pastor Krohn’s fun but no nonsense attitude. Teens especially need that structure.” Sarah Couch from First Freedom Baptist Church

“I LOVE the choice to have preachers from the various youth groups.” Eve B. from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Curtis Baker spoke at our VBS this year, and the first night my son ran up to me super excited afterwards and said, ‘Mom, I know that preacher! Where do I know him from?’ I said, ‘Camp!’, and he said, ‘Oh, yeah, the Light Bulb Guy!!’, and he told me all about the sermon from last year at Junior Camp.” Eve B. from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“This is the first time our church attended this camp. It was recommended by Brother Paul Hamilron – missionary to Moldova. Our kids enjoyed being here and they want to come back next year. Commonground Baptist Camp is the camp to go to. We appreciate it and thank the LORD that this camp really cares for teens. Thank you Pastor Krohn and Mrs. Krohn, and staff!!” Imelda Doney from Central Baptist Church

“The preaching was great! Right where all the issues we were dealing with are.” Tracie Baran from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Brother Walker was great! I perfect speaker for our hearts.” Rick Yancy from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“The messages were a blessing! They spoke to my heart as well.” Jamie Cady from LBC

“Brother did an excellent job and his staff was always smiley and happy to serve. It was a blessing to be here.” Jamie Cody from LBC

“Good messages.” Paul Mathewson from Heritage Baptist Church

“I love this camp. My personal kids have become better servants of God because of this camp.” Paul Mathewson from Heritage Baptist Church

“I can’t really say that one message was best. I loved them all. God spoke to me with every one.” Jonathan Thyr from First Freedom Baptist Church

“Good messages that the Lord used!” Mike Doney from Central Baptist Church

“Not all of the kids are good athletes, but the games were good for all.” Mike Doney from Central Baptist Church

“Great camp, great standards!” Mike Doney from Central Baptist Church

“Like always, I like how the messages flowed together.” Sean Dye from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“A.C. is a nice luxury.” Mark Philbrick from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Keep up the good work. We look forward to further partnership in the future!” Mark Philbrick from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“The preaching is Christ-honoring, Sprit-filled, and Holy Spirit convicting,” Matthew Hall from Grace Baptist Chapel

“Thank you to all the staff at Commonground Baptist Camp. You are real servants of God. Thank you for blessing us.” Matthew Hall from Grace Baptist Chapel

“The messages were great as always. I’m looking forward to next year.” Laura Hall from Grace Baptist Chapel

“Food was awesome.” Laura Hall from Grace Baptist Chapel

“Thanks Pastor and Mrs. Krohn for all your hard work!” Laura Hall from Grace Baptist Chapel

“The messages were all great.” Nicole Parrish from Grace Baptist Chapel

“Everything done here is first class. Thank you!” Jim Johnson from Valley Bible Baptist Church

“Thank you for your vision and your Biblically centered philosophy.” Jim Johnson from Valley Bible Baptist Church

“There was great preaching through the whole week. Each messages built upon the next. I appreciate the camp philosophy.” Rob Watson from Grace of Calvary Baptist Church

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

“The preaching was appropriate and relevant for this age group, lively and thought provoking.” Jeff Davis from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“I will be praying about next year and asking God to bless your efforts here – the work is necessary. Thank you for your efforts!!” Jeff Davis from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“The preaching is Godly, Christ-honoring, motivating, and great for the teens!” Marion Davis from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Great food! I appreciate the gluten free food!!”  Marion Davis from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“I appreciate the compassion for young people. My favorite is the preaching. It is great for the juniors and teens. Thank you for your service to the Lord. I will keep praying for camp and everyone involved. Camp has been a blessing to my son!” Marion Davis from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Brother Walker…enough said!” Hannah Broughton from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“The preaching messages were not only on target for the teens, but also for the counselors, especially me! Thank you for your wisdom in knowing who should speak at camp.” Pam Maroiana from Open Door Baptist Church

“Commonground Baptist camp is a place for your teens to come and experience God’s love and grace in practice.” Pam Maroiana from Open Door Baptist Church

“All the messages were a great blessing! I believe each one was on the mark!” Matt Keenan from Old Paths Baptist Church

“I thank the Lord continually for allowing us to come to this camp for 5 years now! It has been life-changing for many of our young people and counselors! We really appreciate the standards and the preaching! Thank you for making the camp family friendly! IT is a great place for young kids too! We love you all!” Matt Keenan from Old Paths Baptist Church

“The messages were really great and helped our teens a lot.” Cassy Abbott from Old Paths Baptist Church

“The food is always delicious at Commonground. They have great facilities. The snack shop has great prices.” Cassy Abbott from Old Paths Baptist Church

“The preaching is always great.” Tina Abbott from Old Paths Baptist Church

“The staff is the greatest. They are always willing to help. You can tell they really care.” Tina Abbott from Old Paths Baptist Church

“Great messages! Amazing preaching by pastors who have a heart for these teens.” Clara Fox from Gospel Baptist Church

“The spirit and energy at the camp is tremendous. The staff is amazing and Pastor and Mrs. Krohn do a great job! Best camp ever!” Clara Fox from Gospel Light Baptist Church

“The messages were great. They spoke to me and my group in a great way!!” Ashley Bedow from Fellowship Bible Baptist Church

“Excellent preaching! Brother Walker was just great! His messages were pertinent, exciting, and moving.” Renee Garland from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“All the preaching is always great!” Amy Thyr from First Freedom Baptist Church

“The housing was great! The snack shop prices have always been super reasonable.” Amy Thyr from First Freedom Baptist Church

“I’ve been coming to this camp for 6 years, and it’s always been such an amazing place to be. It’s a great time to get alone with God and focus on my own spiritual life. It just keeps getting better every year!! Thank you for all the prayers and hard work! So many big choices in my life were made here, and that is  why I am where I am today!” Amy Thyr from First Freedom Baptist Church

“Excellent preaching. God meshed the messages together perfectly. Thank you for prayerfully selecting your speakers.” Brother Cook from First Freedom Baptist Church

“All the messages were thought-provoking and soul-stirring.” Devon Propst from Faith Baptist Church

“All the food was great. All staff was great friendly, and super helpful.” Devon Propst from Faith Baptist Church

“The preaching was very pointed and needful.” Jon Propst from Faith Baptist Church

“Because the camp is Christ-honoring, there is joy and peace in the atmosphere. The Holy Spirit has free rein to work in our hearts.” Susan Dye from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Amazing preaching. I’m so glad God laid these men on your heart!” Dawn Johnson from Valley Bible Baptist Church

“I’m thankful to SEBBC and Pastor Krohn for starting Commonground! What a great and wonderful time we have had the last 3 years coming.” Dawn Johnson from Valley Bible Baptist Church

“Excellent preaching! The messages were appropriate, Biblical, and right on the nail head.” Scott Cornoyer from High Point Independent Baptist Church

“Keep the standard of Christ his as you have already done! This is a solid, safe, and Biblical place to bring the young people! Brother Krohn, love you all in Christ.” Scott Cornoyer from high Point Independent Baptist Church

“The preaching was hot and the messages were excellent.” Pastor Lee Pallman from Annsville Baptist Church

“Brother Krohn, you are a blessing! Your wife is a huge blessing!” Pastor Lee Pallman from Annsville Baptist Church

“This camp is great, awesome, and necessary for my bus kids.” Justin Dye from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“The messages are brilliant and specific. The teens are targeted, and God aims these great men of God.” Don Goulber from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Great applications to their age group!” Chuck Schwartz from Bible Baptist Church

“The games were all awesome!” Chuck Schwartz from Bible Baptist Church

“Your staff does a tremendous job! You and your wife and the other adults and TEENS work very hard and are real servants.” Chuck Schwartz from Bible Baptist Church

“This camp is everything a fundamental church could want.” Chuck Schwartz from Bible Baptist Church

“The speakers were really on point. You could tell that they were in tune with the Holy Spirit and His leading.” Leah Corey from Freedom Baptist Church

“The messages were very convicting and a blessing to me.” Aaron Beam from Freedom Baptist Church

“I went to this camp all of my teen years. It is a blessing to see that it has not changed over the years. I enjoyed being a first time counselor.” Aaron Beam from Freedom Baptist Church

“I really enjoyed getting to know and play games with the children. The games were a lot a fun.” Julie Fedorjaka from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“I love the visualized messages – they help get the “real” message across. The preaching is always a level that EVERYONE can get something from.” Teresa Jamison from Anchor Baptist Church

“All of the games were my favorite game.” Teresa Jamison from Anchor Baptist Church

“Thank you staff for all your hard work and GREAT spirit and attitude.” Teresa Jamison from Anchor Baptist Church

“All of the speakers were great. Their messages were geared to the level of the children as they were easy to understand. The way the messages were conveyed kept the children’s attention.” Don Scott from Grace Baptist Chapel

“Fun, fun, fun!” Don Scott from Grace Baptist Chapel

“This is my first time at junior camp and I found it to be much better than I had anticipated. This is an excellent camp for your children.” Don Scott from Grace Baptist Chapel

“Great speakers – great topics that touched both the juniors and adults.” Joan Scott from Grace Baptist Chapel

“We’ve come with our teens in past years and greatly enjoyed it. What a blessing and experience coming with the juniors ad teens to such a great camp for youth.” Joan Scott Grace Baptist Chapel

“The messages were on point! They were at the juniors’ level, but still great for adults.” Jonathan Thyr from First Freedom Baptist Church

“I’ve been coming to camp since I’ve been 13. I’m 21 now and I will be coming every year I can. It’s had a huge impact on my life and I thank God for it! I love camp!” Jonathan Thyr from First Freedom Baptist Church

“I love camp!” Hope Baker from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“Every message was great.” Caleb Bullard from Old Time Baptist Church

“Thank you so much for having this camp; it has changed my life for the better.” Caleb Bullard from Old Time Baptist Church

“The messages targeted issues that my juniors face. Personally it helped me and my 10 year old daughter.” Kathleen Nicotera from Old Time Baptist Church

“The preaching touched even the hardest junior heart. The best part is the one on one counseling at the altar where specific goals are set for the junior to use in their spiritual growth. The games are wonderful – even the shyest juniors participate and enjoy.”  Kathleen Nicotera from Old Time Baptist Church

“Many of the messages spoke to me as well as many of our juniors. I am thankful for the Lord working in my heart through the messages so that I could be better for my kids.” Heather Beyea from Old Time Baptist Church

“I loved the spirit and attitude on camp. Staff really helped to bring it out. The stand on modest dress is encouraging and a blessing.” Heather Beyea from Old Time Baptist Church

“The messages were amazing and very powerful for the junior and exactly what they need to step it up in their Christian walk.” Nathan Walker from First Freedom Baptist Church

“This camp has not only affected the juniors we brought but it also affected me and helped me step it up in my Christian life and my walk with the Lord. Camp isn’t just for the juniors; it’s for the counselors as well.” Nathan Walker from First Freedom Baptist Church

“All the preaching was very good!” Heather Stutzman from Grace of Calvary Baptist Church

“The food was good! Thank you for the substitute food for those of us with food allergies.” Heather Stutzman from Grace of Calvary Baptist Church

“Very good visuals in the messages.” Brett Stutzman from Grace of Calvary Baptist Church

“I enjoyed the directness of the preachers and that it dealt with the path not yet travelled.” Robert Bales from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“I really appreciated the servant attitude of the whole staff and all the work all of you put into the camp experience. I also appreciated the way you dealt with the moment of unconfronted sin and praying afterwards.” Robert Bales from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“Great food! I loved the fried dough.” Jon Bitner from Old Time Baptist Church

“Thanks for all of your hard work and sacrifice. Great job with the fireworks Brother Broughton!” Jon Bitner from Old Time Baptist Church

“The messages were all great, and all of our juniors went forward and made decisions.” Kandie Bitner from old Time Baptist Church

“Food was awesome this year.” Kandie Bitner from Old Time Baptist Church

“Thank you so much for working so hard to make the camp run. You all do a great job, and there is a great spirit among the camp staff and all the churches attending.”  Kandie Bitner from Old Time Baptist Church

“If God gives you your own camp in Canada, we will still come. Commonground has the right spirit and philosophy that makes a lasting difference, not a temporary one.” Pastor Chris Corrigan from Sligo Baptist Church

“The preaching was excellent and directly to the point. It was very moving and I wish they were in a video DVD all in order.” Rick Damico from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“I was very moved by seeing how the kids love to read the Bible, study hard on their Bible verses, and how they love JESUS! Amen!” Rick Damico from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“The preaching is outstanding for both children and adults. Keep up the good work.” Joe Hazlett from Faith Bible Baptist Church

The camp has been a blessing to me and my children. The joy it brings me is incredible.” Joe Hazlett from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“I’m so thankful that the messages are helpful to me to no matter how I’m at camp. Crazy times help to get their jitters out so they sit still during the messages! Good idea!” Heather Johnson from Old Time Baptist Church

“The food was amazing (chicken and cinnamon buns in particular). Everything else is great. Keep it up strong staff!” Heather Johnson from Old Time Baptist Church

“I appreciate that you have junior camp. I wish I had the chance as a junior to come. These kids have one week of a concentrated jump start. Thank you!” Heather Johnson from Old Time Baptist Church

“The messages were great as they touched many outward issues, but more importantly addressed the heart issues.” Sarah Couch from First Freedom Baptist Church

“I love how that once again the messages flowed together like they were made by the same person.” Sean Dye from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“This was my first time coming and I’m impressed at everything that went on this week. I’m grateful for those who yielded to the Lord and started this camp.” Tonya Bannister from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“Thank you for accommodating my daughter’s food allergy issues! Amazing food – praise the Lord for His Willing servants utilizing their service gifts.” Ellie Hack from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“TO be honest with you, I was “drafted to come as a counselor when our nine year old daughter expressed a desire to go to camp. What an opportunity had this week to spend extra special time encouraging her, praying with her and watching God working in her heart. I will be one of this camp’s greatest promoters for Junior camp. Thank you!” Ellie Hack from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“I appreciate Mr. Baker’s sincerity and love for the kids.” Jeremy Norton from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“The preaching was on fire.” Jonathan Hall from Grace Baptist Chapel

“The preaching was appropriate, at the level of the juniors, but still good for us counselors. All the preachers incorporated preaching on sin…Amen!” Greg Dense form Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Each message included both juniors and adults. God was able to touch my heart as I listened to each messages and talked to each camper.” Jessica Guadagno from Old Time Baptist Church

“I love your stand on modest attire! Praise the Lord – that’s hard to find nowadays.” Jessica Guadogno from Old Time Baptist Church

“I loved the younger preachers that weren’t necessarily Pastors. The children seemed to pay attention to someone closer in age to them.” Bethany Kibler from Old Time Baptist Church

“All the preaching was encouraging to kids and adults alike. I really appreciate the ‘younger’ preachers that have come up through camp.” Carrie Cohen from East Baptist Church

“Thank you for all the care and consideration you put into feeding us, and paying special attention to each camper in the snack shop line (giving them what they want).”

I’m so thankful to God for a Godly camp to bring our daughter to. She looks forward to it 365 days a year.” Carrie Cohen from East Baptist Church

“Awesome messages. It didn’t only work in the juniors’ hearts, but also in the counselors’.  Good and Godly preaching.” Pablo Sanhueza from Sligo Baptist Church

“Thank God for the Godly camp. Keep up the good work for the Lord!” Pablo Sanhueza from Sligo Baptist Church

“The messages are the best part of camp!!” Eva Buckland from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“The preaching was very solid; on the juniors’ level, but great for adults. Things that are affecting juniors’ lives are talked about.” Brother Russell Yancy from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“The firework show was amazing! Wish we could do that more.” Brother Russell Yancy from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“All the messages were great and spoke to many hearts.” Julie Bembard from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“I love the props – they really bring the message into focus for the juniors.” U. Yancy from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“The messages were great! They were very interesting, Bible-based, and appropriate for the kids. The Holy Spirit really used them in a great way this week.” Valerie Pallman from Annsville Baptist Church

“ I like this camp a lot. I’ve been coming for 10 years (sometimes more than one week a year), and it’s still great. J” Kayleigh O’Mara

“I like how you put stuff in for the older people as well. I had one Junior who DID comprehend and decide to do something with the older points.” Justin Dye from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Great preaching, and great messages; the messages applied to the counselors as well as relating to the juniors.” Chad Dickson from Open Door Baptist Church

“Good messages… great illustrations for them to remember.” Amanda Dickson from Open Door Baptist Church

“I loved all the messages. All the speakers were exceptional. The Lord spoke to me in every service!” Sheri Griggs from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Mine eye hath affected my heart. I went to camp every year growing up, and as I got older I was busy with working, family, and church, and I forgot how much fun and important camp is. I will be back next year. I also appreciate with my kids here the modest dress for my girls reinforced.” Matt Bernard from Faith Baptist Church

“Great preaching!” James Matthewson from Seneca Baptist Church

“Great facilites!” James Matthewson from Seneca Baptist Church

“Great preaching for both teen week and junior week. Thank you for bringing in preachers who can be trusted.” Pat Burke from Victory Baptist Church

“Great facilities!” Pat Burke from Victory Baptist Church

“Great camp!” Pastor Cox from East Sunsbury Baptist Church

“The preaching was fantastic and humbling.” Efrem Gonzalez from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Great messages! I get more out of camp than the kids do.” Pete Insersce from Grace Baptist Church

“Kids love camp! They all send their prayers and love to this camp. May God keep doing things.” Joseph Markel from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Great messages and illustrations during the messages.” Jesse Bilowus from Victory Baptist Church

“I wouldn’t want to go to another camp instead of this camp as a teen or a counselor.” Jesse Bilowus from Victory Baptist Church

“The messages were the highlight of camp. I felt like all messages were brought forth in a way that all juniors could understand and at the same time there was a tremendous amount of depth for juniors that were already older and committed to the Lord. This gave much spiritual food to grow by.” Paul Phillips from Gospel Light Baptist Church

“The food was superb, and the snack shop was great.” Paul Phillips from Gospel Light Baptist Church

“This was my first experience with camp, and as an added bonus I was able to be here with my three sons. This is a Christ centered camp that produces much spiritual fruit which is shown by the many decisions for the Lord throughout the week.” Paul Phillips from Gospel Light Baptist Church

“The messages are good because they speak to the counselors and the kids.” Kayla Egelston from Friendship Baptist Church

“I love the preaching because every message has something in it that speaks to me.” Sabrina Gant from Friendship Baptist Church

“The food, housing, snack shop, and swim area are great. You go to other camps and they don’t have some of these. The staff did great on making food and helping the kids and counselors. Thank you staff!” Sabrina Gant from Friendship Baptist Church

“The preaching was great because it spoke to everyone including the counselor, but it was brought down to a junior’s level.” Kaitlyn Burke from Victory Baptist Church

“The food was awesome this year, in the meals and the snack shop.” Kaitlyn Burke from Victory Baptist Church

“Camp has been a huge part of my life, and I’m so thankful for the privilege throughout the years to be a part of it!” Kaitlyn Burke from Victory Baptist Church

“Great preaching. I appreciate how the preachers speak to them as young people capable of comprehending much more than we usually give them credit for.” Kevin Hazlett from Slippery Rock Baptist Church

“Good facilities: I LOVED the salad bar; there were great showers in staff upstairs; and the swim area was very creative with the slide!” Kevin Hazlett from Slippery Rock Baptist Church

“All the messages were on target.”  Pastor Seymour from Fellowship Bible Baptist Church

“Since the very first Junior camp, I have loved Pastor Krohn’s philosophy of Junior Camp. Pastor Krohn and his family are prayed for every week in our church. (This includes Commonground Baptist Camp.)” Pastor Seymour from Fellowship Bible Baptist Church

“I loved that dating was preaching against. We need more preaching with juniors about the downfall of dating.” Wendy Kendall from New Hope Baptist Church

“The message length was perfect – kids were able to listen, get the point, and respond at the altar without falling asleep.” Jennifer Huber from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“The food was great! The snack shop did a great job – I think the lines moved fast. I love the camp staff! They did awesome this week; they were extremely helpful, thoughtful, and aware of people around them.” Jennifer Huber from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“Excellent speakers! Not too difficult for children to comprehend.” Sarah Hazlett from Slippery Rock Baptist Church

“Thank you so much for having a place that is affordable, fun, spiritual, and safe for our children to come to. God bless you, and you are in our prayers already for next year.” Pastor Matthew Schweader from Bible Baptist Church

“God’s presence certainly blesses the service – He is truly at work. It reflects much prayer.” David Cialini from Heritage Baptist Church

“I really appreciate the camaraderie the camp leadership has with the counselors. I feel like a fellow-laborer as opposed to an employee. I love the fellowship with the good men who come as workers. Camp is such a shot in my spiritual arm! Thank you, thank you, thank you for your spirit!” David Cialini from Heritage Baptist Church

“The messages were awesome! They were on the level of the juniors and yet I made many decisions myself.” Katie Cialini from Heritage Baptist Church

“The facilities were awesome in every area! I don’t think one could get any better going anywhere else!” Katie Cialini from Heritage Baptist Church

“I thought all the visual illustrations were a benefit to keeping the attention of the young people.” Nick Russo from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“I liked how well of a schedule that was kept.” Nick Russo from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“Thank you for using godly men that practice what they preach.” Daniel Troyer from Grace Baptist Church

“All the facilities were great.” Daniel Troyer from Grace Baptist Church

“Thank you for a great Spirit filled week.” Daniel Troyer from Grace Baptist Church

“Excellent food; the chapel was nice, clean, and a cool temperature.” Kurt Vargas from High Point Independent Baptist Church

“I thought the messages were great and I think the junior liked them too.” Joshua Gant from Friendship Baptist Church

“All the games this year were really good.” Joshua Gant from Friendship Baptist Church

“I thought that all of the messages were great. I really enjoyed listening to the preachers who preached for us this week.” Nick Loomis from Friendship Baptist Church

“Everything was awesome. Especially the food.” Nick Loomis from Friendship Baptist Church

“The staff was really awesome this week. I enjoyed every opportunity I had to talk with any of them. I really enjoy this camp, and I am glad that I still have two more years left to come back as a CAMPER. I’m already looking forward to coming back for teen camp next summer.” Nick Loomis from Friendship Baptist Church

“I believe that the speakers this week were filled with the Holy Spirit and it really showed in the messages.” Elise Enman from Victory Bible Baptist Church

“The games at camp are always amazing because of the variety, but I especially enjoyed the spaceship game because of the teamwork.” Elise Enman from Victory Bible Baptist Church

“The food never disappoints! It’s not the usual camp food.” Elise Enman from Victory Bible Baptist Church

“I always enjoy my time at church camp. I’m amazed at how efficiently it is run and the joy that is displayed. God truly has blessed this camp!” Elise Enman from Victory Bible Baptist Church

“All the speakers were excellent and the messages were exactly what the children and adults needed to hear.” Lauren Hoffer from Bible Baptist Church

“The food was awesome. The campgrounds were kept very clean and tidy. Everything was great. Keeping the kids money in the snack shop is such a great idea.” Lauren Hoffer from Bible Baptist Church

“The organization in the camp is very impressive. Everything is kept on top of and done decently and in order.” Lauren Hoffer from Bible Baptist Church

“Pastor Cialini’s message was incredible! It needs to be preached at teen camp! I loved the “props” used in all the messages.” Stacey Korner from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“Food was awesome!” Stacey Korner from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“All the preaching was very good. There was bottom shelf truth, and yet good for us adults.” Brian Korner from Grace independent Baptist Church

“Food – great; Housing – good and comfortable; Snack Shop – good variety and prices” Brian Korner from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“You all have done things well. Thank you for a great week of camp.” Brian Korner from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“The preaching was really great. It spoke to the leaders and the kids. I think the object lessons really help our girls pay attention.” Monica Haag from Victory Baptist Church

“Everything was really good! The nack shop choices were really good too.” Monica Haag from Victory Baptist Church

“Camp was a big blessing this year. Bother weeks were tons of fun and you can tell that CBC staff works really hard for camp. Thank you so much!” Monica Haag from Victory Baptist Church

“Excellent speakers and facilities.” Rick Yovichin from Bradford Baptist Church

“Zonk shows that the kids were listening to the messages and it reinforces what they heard.” Krystal Hogge from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“The messages were awesome and so week done, it really brought it down to the kids’ level. Brother Cialini did a great job.” Julie Devers from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“The facilities were all excellent. The food was great!” Julie Devers from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“The messages were good at junior camp, and spoke to me even though I’m about 12 years older than most of the kids.” Matthew Devers from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“The facilities were exceptional; the food was good; and the staff does a great job.” Matthew Devers from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“Brother Cialini’s message on Thursday was fantastic. His “pick me” attitude about serving God blew my mind. Junior camp helped me to see the juniors, not as kids only, but as people that God can use. I love camp, and I hope I can come many more times.” Matthew Devers from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“I thought all of the messages were spot on. The visual illustrations kept the kids’ attention. I love this camp. It has changed my life and I love seeing it change the lives of those kids beneath me.” Matthew Seitmann from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“The messages were great, and spot on for the juniors.” Shannon Reynolds from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“Good preaching, and good job keeping the juniors attention.” Bill Case from Faith Baptist Church

“Great food – quality and quantity” Bill Case from Faith Baptist Church

“This camp is great. Staff is awesome. You truly feel their love for the Lord and us. (They serve the Lord and us greatly.) Keep on keeping on. I’m falling in love with this camp and you guys.” Bill Case from Faith Baptist Church

“I enjoyed the messages. The topics preached about were very age appropriate. I enjoyed the preachers who used the juniors in their messages.” Linda Hafelin from Friendship Baptist Church

“My girls seemed to like playing ALL the games. The games are planned out and ran really well.” Linda Hafelin from Friendship Baptist Church

“Great job in every area. I enjoyed and appreciated the salad at lunch and dinner. The cinnamon rolls were wonderful. Great prices at snack shop, and the swim area was a blessing to cool the juniors off.” Linda Hafelin from Friendship Baptist Church

“Those who serve the Lord with a servant’s heart are truly a blessing to many. The staff at camp were a great blessing and their great attitudes were encouraging and catchy!”  Linda Hafelin from Friendship Baptist Church

“Great preaching to the girls in regards to dating and boys! Hearing that stuff now will help them so much.” Christine Caruso from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“Overall, this is still the best camp I have ever attended as counselor and wish this camp was available to me as a junior or teen.” Rob Ruhlen from Grace Baptist Church

“The messages were great! They were relatable to the adults, but on the bottom shelf for the children! They were excellent.” Clara Fox from Gospel Light Baptist Church

“I love this camp! I have absolutely nothing negative to say! The kids enjoy it and so do the adults.” Clara Fox from Gospel Light Baptist Church
 
“Everything was great! Thank you so much for all the hard work. The love of the Lord shines through each worker here at this camp. Praise the Lord for your surrendered spirit.” Kathleen Yovichin from Bradford Baptist Church

“All the speakers were awesome!”  Steve Bender from Gospel Baptist Church

“The food was awesome like always. Housing was great; thanks for the good room position. The staff at snack shop was good at serving everyone quickly.”  Steve Bender from Gospel Baptist Church

 “The preaching was amazing. I love seeing messages flow so well together because it more than likely signifies that the speakers are truly seeing the Lord. Also, I think it is good that most of the speakers are also counselors that for the rest of the week are moving about the camp amongst the kids. It’s always cool to a teen to get to sit and talk to the preacher.” Kyle Waterhouse from Victory Baptist Church
 “Great facilities! I appreciate the concern that is shown for the needs of the camper’s sleeping quarters.” Kyle Waterhouse from Victory Baptist Church

“This is the first time I have come to this camp, and I absolutely LOVED it! I think God and I think you for your stand on the Bible and your stand on holiness and your stand on the old paths. Praise the Lord!” Kyle Waterhouse from Victory Baptist Church

“This camp is awesome. God’s presence and power is here. You all do a great job, and we praise the Lord for this camp and you.” Brother Bill Case from Friendship Baptist Church

“The messages were phenomenal.” Brittany M. Gant from Friendship Baptist Church

“It was great getting away from the world for a week and being able to relax without the worry that something dishonoring to God would take place.” Brittany M. Gant from Friendship Baptist Church

“The messages were awesome; praise the Lord!”  Nathan Faulknor from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“The sincerity of the director, leaders, staff, and counselors really manifests itself.”  Mark and Kimberly Luce from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“The messages were great as always; praise the Lord!” Kyle Cox from East Sunsbury Baptist Church

“Praise God for how all the messages fit together, and His Holy Spirit worked in the hearts of our teenagers!” Kathleen Faulknor from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“The food was phenomenal, as always!” Kathleen Faulknor from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“The messages were wonderful and a blessing!” Hannah Woyshner from Old Time Baptist Church

“I’ve been coming as a teen for years, and I’m blessed to say that God saved my soul at camp! Coming as a counselor is just as much of a blessing as coming as a teen! Your impact has changed my life forever and my prayer is to be an influence on another teen the same way!”  Hannah Woyshner from old Time Baptist Church

“The messages were definitely anointed by God – they really spoke to our teens.” Erica Beyea from Old Time Baptist Church

“The messages were very well blended together by the Holy Spirit, Each preacher truly showed his love for young people through their preparation and preaching of the Word of God.”  Brian and Meg Bray from Lighthouse Bible Baptist Church

“The facilities were outstanding; there were good sized portions, and great food!” Brian and Meg Bray from Lighthouse Bible Baptist Church

“We really appreciate the sweet spirit and kindness the camp staff had amongst them. My wife and I will continue in prayer for souls to be saved and lives changed at camp. God bless!” Brian and Meg Bray from Lighthouse Bible Baptist Church

“Excellent preaching!” Kathy Gee from Riverside Baptist Church

“Thanks for not changing your stance! It was great for my new teens to see that Independent Baptists are real.”  Gordon Gee from Riverside Baptist Church

“The messages were very pointed and Spirit led. Brother Grimaldi and the other preachers have a heart for young people.” Barbara Lonsky from Sempronious Baptist Church

“This camp has been instrumental in helping to form the Christian character of so many young people. Life changing decisions supported by the formation of Godly friendships have been such a blessing. To know that there are other teens who love the Lord and want to live for Him makes it easier for young people who think there are no others out there who want to do right.” Barbara Lonsky from Sempronious Baptist Church

“Awesome messages this week!” Shannon Burke from Victory Baptist Church

“The preaching was to the point, and very easy to apply. The preachers were Holy Spirit led and all the messages tied together.” David and Susan Maulucci from Grace Baptist Church

“Thank you for all your hard work and sacrifice for five weeks in the summer. Your selflessness and love is apparent in everything you do. You are real and speak to the teens like they are people.” David and Susan Maulucci

“The messages were very good, and the Holy Spirit spoke to my heart mightily.” Brother Kendall from New Hope Baptist Church

“I loved how the Lord obviously spoke to His men on what to preach! He was really in our presence and did a great work on people’s hearts.”  Annie Kehoyas from East Sunsbury Baptist Church

“God used Brother Grimaldi’s messages greatly in my life as a youth pastor.” Justin Spurgin from East Sunsbury Baptist Church

“Everything is top notch at this camp.” Justin Spurgin from East Sunsbury Baptist Church

“The messages were highly appropriate, needed, and yet sensitive.”  Dianna Spurgin from East Sinsbury Baptist Church

“It’s an honor to be allowed to attend this camp. Thank you very much.”  Matt Secore from Heritage Baptist Church

“There are great preachers that love the kids and care for their spiritual wellbeing. Core values and root cause issues were all addressed, not just symptoms.” Lisa Yarns from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“Special needs food were very well taken care of.” Lisa Yarns from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“Awesome preaching! Brother Grimaldi was awesome.” Bobby Hogge from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“Camp is always a blessing. Even as a counselor you leave with your cup full.” Bobby Hogge from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“Great preaching. All the men were used by God.” Krystall Hogge from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“Best group of preachers by far!” Stacey Korner from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“Food was awesome this year; thank you!” Stacey Korner from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“The sermons were very inspiring and challenging!” Steven Foster from Heritage Baptist Church

Delicious food, great air conditioning, and good prices on snacks!” Steven Foster from Heritage Baptist Church

“The preaching was Spirit filled, God-led, and I so needed ALL of them for me and our youth group.” Brother Brown from Heritage Baptist Church

“Food is incredible, and snack shop runs like a fine tuned machine.”  Brother Brown from Heritage Baptist Church

“Pastor Krohn and staff, please accept our sincere gratitude for all you do and the countless hours you spend throughout the entire year to make the few weeks of camp such a huge success. It is a camp that gives our youth group a spring board by which to work from for the next year.” Steve Brown from Heritage Baptist Church

“Amazing messages!” Tom Munzert from Heritage Baptist Church

“My husband and I enjoyed the whole week. The attitude of the workers is that of a servant. Thank you for staying faithful.” Kendra Grimaldi from Midwest Bible Baptist Church

“All the messages were right on target. I know they were directed by the Lord directly to our teens.” Brother Aabye from Open Door Baptist Church

“Once again, there was a great spirit amongst campers and counselors. I really appreciate the hard work that the staff does joyfully. Thanks for a great week of camp!” Brother Aabye from Open Door Baptist Church

“All the messages were excellent.” Brian Korner from Grace Independent Baptist Church
 

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“The messages were all such a blessing! Brother Grimaldi hit right at home every night.” Krystal Hogge from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“God used the speakers at camp this year to speak to our hearts and it was simply divine when you think how ALL of the messages intertwined together.” Steve Brown from Heritage Baptist Church

“All games were equally enjoyable. Great choice of games with safety in mind.” Steve Brown from Heritage Baptist Church

“The messages were great. It was awesome how well they went together.” Cassy Abbott from Old Paths Baptist Church

“Everything was clean. Great camp food and even better prices! ?” Cassy Abbott from Old Paths Baptist Church

“The staff is really friendly and will do whatever they can to help you have a great time. They’re the best!” Cassy Abbott from Old Paths Baptist Church

“The messages were all great. They all spoke to my heart.” Tina Abbott from Old Paths Baptist Church

“I love coming to camp. The games are fun, and the messages are great. Commonground has helped me a lot in my growth as a Christian.” Tina Abbott from Old Paths Baptist Church

“All messages were on point and leading to “stay in the castle.” Stay in the Castle hit home hard.” Matt Secore from Heritage Baptist Church

“It’s my humble opinion that this is a bright camp. It’s hard to find a dangerous spot, as far as sin is concerned, with a well-lit, obstruction-free camp.” Matt Secore from Heritage Baptist Church

“Awesome!” Tim and Sarah Lenahan from Friendship Baptist Church

“Speakers were good.” Tammy Philbrick from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Keep up the good work!” Mark Philbrick from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Great messages – It was as if they were pre-planned between the speakers.” Justin Couch from First Freedom Baptist Church

“All the facilities were excellent! They far exceed that of other camps, having the comfort and commodities to help keep our focus and direction on what is important.” Justin Couch from First Freedom

“I am grateful to have a camp where I do not have to worry as much about the wordliness running rampant.” Justin Couch from First Freedom

“Great, genuine speakers. I believe the humor was important, and the messages were touching.” Matthew Ruland from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Great food and snacks. Well-priced. Comfortable room.” Matthew Ruland from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Thank you, thank you, thank you! Pastor Krohn and entire staff: great job! God bless you and this camp. When prayers go up, blessings come down… this camp proves that.” Matthew Ruland from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Every single message was exactly what our youth group needed. Pastor Grimaldi was incredible.” James Hogge from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“All the camp food was great; every aspect of this week was incredible.” James Hogge from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“The messages were awesome! Each one was well prepared and obviously Spirit-led.” Barbara Lonsky from Sempronious Baptist Church

“We have been blessed by this camp ministry over the years and have seen so many lives changed and committed to the Lord through this well-ordered, high standard, focused camp.” Barbara Lonsky from Sempronious Baptist Church

“Every message was amazing!” Jonathan Thy from First Freedom Baptist Church

“All were great messages, It was what God really wanted for our group.” Linnea Coons from Hunter’s Creek Bible Baptist Church

“Food was incredible, as always!” Linnea Coons from Hunter’s Creek Bible Baptist Church

“Thank you! Camp has always been a great blessing. The staff always has a great attitude and shows a good Christian example to the kids.” Linnea Coons from Hunter’s Creek Bible Baptist Church

“The speakers were fantastic. It was evident that they were filled with the Holy Spirit. Very powerful.” Justin Spurgin from East Sunsbury Baptist Church

“If you love Jesus and hate sin, then your teens need to be at this camp.” Justin Spurgin from East Sunsbury Baptist Church

“Brother Grimaldi was awesome. Really kept the kids attention by keeping it lively. Last message about happiness was a blessing.” Bobby Hogge from Grace Independent Baptist Church

“Great, keep bringing it! They have been a blessing.” Mark Georgal from Calvary Heights Baptist

“Every message spoke to my heart. The preaching is great!” Erica Becio from Old Paths Baptist Church

“Staff goes above and beyond to meet our needs. It is evident that a lot of time and money is put into our meals.” Erica Becio from Old Paths Baptist Church

“The messages flowed and connected.” Diana Spurgin from East Sunsbury Bible Baptist Church

“I enjoyed the staff this year. They were friendly, helpful, and ALWAYS kind. Thank you!” Diana Spurgin from East Sunsbury Bible Baptist Church

“All the messages were great.” Dennis Grimes from Sempronious Baptist Church

“The facilities were wonderful, food was great. Snack shop was great at great prices.” Dennis Grimes from Sempronious Baptist Church

“A great camp for a great price.” Dennis Grimes from Sempronious Baptist Church

“All the messages were very good.” Howard Daniels from Friendship Baptist Church

“Everything was of good quality and quantity – THANKS!” Howard Daniels from Friendship Baptist Church

“Wonderful as always! Loved our accommodations this year. ? Thank you for the delicious meals and sweet servants in the kitchen and at the games. Such a blessing!” Sharon Grimes from Sempronious Baptist Church

“Great balance of fun and safety in the activities.” Sharon Grimes from Sempronious Baptist Church

“Thank you for the new prayer card and magnet, and praise the Lord for a great week of teen camp!” Sharon Grimes from Sempronious Baptist Church

“The messages were well thought out.” Wendy Kendall from New Hope Baptist Church

“This camp has been a blessing to our church. The time the kids spend here has helped them incredibly.” Wendy Kendall from New Hope Baptist Church

“A+ messages; great object lessons.” Chris Corrigan from Sligo Baptist Church

“Most impressed with your camp spirit, philosophy, modesty, staff in snack shop getting to know camper names. Thank God!” Chris Corrigan from Sligo Baptist Church

“I very much appreciate the messages being geared for the juniors with meat to keep me going through the week too.?” Heather Johnson from Old Time Baptist Church

“The messages were very good.” Paul Matthewson from Heritage Baptist Church

“The messages were all great.” Jonathan Hall

“Great preaching!” Rod Hranicky from Bethel Baptist Church

“Staff did a fantastic job!” Rob Hranicky from Bethel Baptist Church

“The messages were very good, there were lots of object lessons.” Jim Bauman Walker Bible Baptist Church

“Such a great way to see the kids and how they ‘live’ day to day (their life habits, not just spiritual habits), so a bond is made to grow from. And the spiritual insight into the needs of each kid, and where they’re at, is invaluable to my ministry to these kids. Thank you!” Jim Bowman Walker Bible Baptist Church

“The messages were effective and had a clear main point. I really liked the visuals.” Ray Adkins from Anchor Baptist Church

“Awesome! All of the messages were relevant and age appropriate while maintaining the KJV Bible as the center of the messages.” Heather Markowski Ghent Bible Baptist Church

“Great preaching!” Laura Beyea Old Time Baptist Church

“The messages were wonderful! What more can I say? What a blessing!” Marian Miller Davis from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“You don’t know what a blessing it was to my son and I that you could accommodate our gluten free diet! Thank you for your hard work and smiles.” Marian Miller Davis from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“The messages were such a blessing! There is no way to say thank you or be grateful enough.” Sally Miller from Grace Baptist Church

“I am so appreciative of the staff – their great attitude and really caring about the special foods people needed. You don’t find that everywhere.” Sally Miller from Grace Baptist Church

“I just thank the Lord that I was able to come and I received so many blessings from watching how the children reacted. I have been praying for all of them in our dorm.” Sally Miller from Grace Baptist Church

“Great preaching as usual!” Brother Bill from FBC

“Pastor Krohn, you and your staff did a great job. Keep on keeping on! We will be praying for you and camp.” Brother Bill from FBC (The first week of camp)

“Messages were great, especially since the preachers used good, audience-participation illustrations.” Conner Gaul from Bible Baptist Church

“Great camp! I love the diversity of people, games, and other activities, as well as great messages and awesome camp staff. Praise the Lord for this camp’s standards and convictions and that you don’t back/shy away from them.” Conner Gaul from Bible Baptist Church

“Great applicable and appropriate messages!” Pastor Cornoyer from High Point Independent Baptist Church

“Thanks for meeting kids dietary needs!” Pastor Cornoyer from High Point Independent Baptist Church

“You can tell that the speakers have really prayed over the messages. God spoke to my heart EVERY time!” Jeremy Norton from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Great camp atmosphere!” Jeremy Norton from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Very relevant and timely messages for kids in today’s world – great object lessons.” Jeff Davis from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Excellent food – the snack shop was well run. The rooms were comfortable.”Jeff Davis from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“I would recommend this camp to anyone. I believe God is using this ministry.” Jeff Davis from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“The messages had excellent content brought down to the junior’s level, but certainly used by God to deal with myself.” Greg Dense from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“All the games were great!” Greg Dense from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Awesome messages!” Jon Bitner from Old Time Baptist Church

“Another great camp week! Thanks again for all the hard work. I was really impressed with the graphic design. The banners and posters looked very professional and cool.” Jon Bitner from Old Time Baptist Church

“I really liked how the messages were illustrated.” Leah Jamison from Anchor Baptist Church

“Awesome facilities!” Leah Jamison from Anchor Baptist Church

“A tremendous experience for my kids. The best camp hands down!” Karen Martz from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“The messages were excellent! I love the illustrations and the visuals.” Teresa Jamison from Anchor Baptist Church

“The facilities were excellent all around.” Teresa Jamison from Anchor Baptist Church

“Powerful sermons! Good illustrations!” Maryann Vierow from Friendship Baptist Church

“I liked how Pastor Krohn added a lot of physical illustrations – perfect for the juniors. Messages were great!” Joy Dunbar from Freedom Baptist Church

“Loved all the facilities! This campground is wonderful compared to the original one I attended as a teen. Food was very good – better than my four years at college!” Joy Dunbar from Freedom Baptist Church

“This was my first year at a junior camp, and I loved it! It’s been five years since I’ve been to camp as a teen and it was so good to come back and see nothing has changed, only gotten better.” Joy Dunbar from Freedom Baptist Church

“The messages were wonderful. I found different perspectives on verses that I had not found in my own Bible study or from other messages. I truly enjoyed it. Great illustrations!!” Esther Portner from Friendship Baptist Church

“The messages were all great! They were very applicable for the kids, but also spoke to me as a counselor.” Josh Proctor from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Food was great and there was plenty of it. Housing was better than I could’ve expected. Everything was good.” Josh Proctor from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“It was refreshing to come to camp with my son where we were both spiritually challenged. I grew up with the privilege of going to a good camp and it’s great that my kids will have the same opportunity to have fun and be challenged for God. Thanks to Southeast and the staff for their hard work and willingness to be used for God.” Josh Proctor from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“All of the messages were a blessing to me and the kids. All of the demonstrations and object lessons really brought the message down to the kid’s level.” Leah Corey from Freedom Baptist Church

“Staff was great!” Jen Huber from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“Loved everything! Great job as usual!” Erica Beyea Old Time Baptist Church

“Inspirational messages! I found myself wanting to go pray at the altar myself.” Elise Enman from Victory Baptist Church

“All around amazing time!” Elise Enman from Victory Baptist Church

“The messages were wonderful. They were age appropriate; yet also perfect for parents/adults to understand plainly and to challenge us to watch for things.” Shanna Winkley from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“This was my first year as a counselor and I would definitely do it again. I had a tremendous time. It touched my heart to see those decisions made.” Shanna Winkley from Walker Bible Baptist Church

“All the messages were great – very interesting illustrations, appropriate applications for the kids.” Valerie Pallman from Bayview Baptist Church

“We are thankful for a camp with high standards and that emphasizes specific sins a child needs to deal with. The songs are also really a blessing – the kids ask to sing them in Sunday School all year.” Valerie Pallman from Bayview Baptist Church

“As usual, I was blessed and challenged along with the juniors.” Carrie Cohen from East Baptist Church

“Great variety of games and very creative!” Carrie Cohen from East Baptist Church

“CBC is easily described as accommodating needs and desires of campers.” Carrie Cohen East Baptist Church

“Thank you for all you do to make camp happen!” Carrie Cohen from East Baptist Church

“Very effective messages using object lessons that help young people group great Biblical truths, and great for the adults as well.” Mike Jamison from Anchor Baptist Church

“Great facilities, staff, and program of excellent efficiency to accommodate such a large group and to keep things orderly.” Mike Jamison from Anchor Baptist Church

“Thank you Pastor Krohn, family and staff for your great spirit and heart for young people. You have been a great influence in our family and church.” Mike Jamison from Anchor Baptist Church

“All the messages were great and I was able to get something to take home out of each message.” Loretta Sturdivant from Grace Baptist Church

“I had fun at all the games. I really appreciate the thought put into them for safety. Thank you!” Loretta Sturdivant from Grace Baptist Church

“This was my first time here and I absolutely loved it. I will be more than willing to come back next year. I had just as much fun as the kids! Thank you! Staff was AWESOME!” Loretta Sturdivant from Grace Baptist Church

“Great messages that give meat to campers and counselors.” Heather Beyea Old Time Baptist Church

“All the food was really awesome, and the portions were great.” Heather Beyea Old Time Baptist Church

“Great object lessons – they provoked girls to address issues in their life, and they lined up with what they hear at church.” Kathleen Nicotera from Old Time Baptist Church

“Three out of five bus girls made professions and lots of great decisions were made. It gave me a great way to work with them at home.” Kathleen Nicotera from Old Time Baptist Church

“All of the messages were excellent. I really liked how illustrations were used so the kids could remember better.” Sarah Roe from Grace Baptist Church

“I thought all the games were great. Very incentive.” Sarah Roe from Grace Baptist Church

“I can’t wait until my kids are old enough to come.” Sarah Roe from Grace Baptist Church

“Messages were great!” Avery Gaul from Bible Baptist Church

“Five days that truly last a lifetime.” Every Gaul from Bible Baptist Church

“The messages were great with illustrations that really drew the children in.” Bethany Kibler from Old Time Baptist Church

“All the games were great.” Bethany Kibler from Old Time Baptist Church

“It wouldn’t surprise me if the next Billy Sunday went through this camp. The foundation that it provides through preaching is a solid one that will have a profound impact on the lives of the youth.” Hope Baker from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“Good visuals in the services. I really enjoyed the different perspective on the Joseph message.” Julie Frost from Solid Rock Baptist Church

“Kitchen staff as SO WONDERFUL in helping with our group’s gluten free needs. Thank you! Thanks you! Thank you! Even at Christian camp this is not the “norm.” We REALLY appreciate it!” Julie Frost from Solid Rock Baptist Church

“I loved all the illustrations and how the preachers got the kids involved. I also thought the messages were great for the ages of the kids.” Jordan Philbrick from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Great messages.” Devan

“The messages were great for the juniors… the parent of one of the girls was saying how great it was that they were at the kids’ level because the girl was telling her mom about everything she learned.” Amanda Dickson from Open Door Baptist Church

“The messages were at the junior’s level, but I really got something from them too.” Amanda Dickson from Open Door Baptist Church

“The messages were awesome! The preachers definitely know how to preach to Juniors. The illustrations kept the attention of the kids and gave me a few pointers as to better deliver lessons at church.” Chad Dickson from Open Door Baptist Church

“I never end up disappointed with the games and themes. Great job!” Chad Dickson from Open Door Baptist Church

“Great speaker. This is the best year I’ve seen for object lessons. They stuck in my mind as well as the children’s.” Joe Hazlett from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Great facilities. Everything was nice and close for us old guys. Food, as always, was very good. (Great job!)” Joe Hazlett from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Thank you for your faithfulness. The camp has been a wonderful blessing to my family now for many years. God bless.” Joe Hazlett from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Great preaching, great games, great food, and a great spirit among the churches.” Pat Burke from Victory Baptist Church

“All of the speakers were excellent, the messages were hands-on, which was great. The kids really paid attention to them, and got something out of them.” Rachel Bennett from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“There was great content and good points in the messages. Preaching was very effective.” Sam Hazlett from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“All of the messages were focused on the needs of our children, with visuals and opportunities for the children to interact with the pastors while participating in the sermon! GREAT!” Eva Buckland from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Great subjects and object lessons in the sermons.” Kayleigh O’Mara from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“I appreciate how Brother Krohn gave the kids time to find passages in the Bible. Most other preachers go too fast for the kids, and they get discouraged or lose interest.” Rebekah Kohl from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Great messages! On the level of the campers, but also applicable to the counselors.” Clara Fox from Gospel Baptist Church

“Room was fully stocked, looked great and we had everything we needed! Thank you!” Clara Fox from Gospel Baptist Church

“I wish I knew of this camp when I was a teenager. It is a great camp with lots of fun and lots of preaching. I love coming as a counselor and pray it will stay around for a long time!” Clara Fox from Gospel Baptist Church

“Facilities were great and the way it was supposed to be.” Steve Beudeg from Gospel Baptist Church

“Not only do I think the kids need the preaching, but I also needed it.” Joseph Markel from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Excellent messages.” Efren Gonzalez from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Camp never gets old. It is always a blessing to come.” Efren Gonzalez from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Good messages. Easy to understand, and still sharp enough to cut down sin.” Justin Dye from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Very practical and helpful sermons. They were geared well to the age groups.” Ron Royalty from Gospel Baptist Church

“I appreciate the de-emphasis on boy/girl relationships and the emphasis on modesty. The counselor training was helpful and the philosophies you shared were also helpful.” Ron Royalty from Gospel Baptist Church

“I had a great week with awesome games and great preaching.” Pastor Troyer from Grace Baptist Church

“The sermons hit home not only to the juniors, but also to the counselors.” Sean Dye from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Excellent illustrations for the kids in each message!” Shannon Burke from Victory Baptist Church

“All the staff members are such a blessing to everyone. Their servant’s hearts, their smiles to the kids and everyone else etc. are a blessing. Thank you for serving!” Shannon Burke from Victory Baptist Church

“I loved all the preaching. Robbie Morrison is so great. He brings very heart-stirring , practical messages.” Renee Garland from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Facilities are always great! Way to go staff! Excellent.” Renee Garland from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“Great speakers!” Tim Denning from Grace Baptist Church in Medina

“We highly recommend this camp to both Junior and Senior age groups/ We are so excited with the decision we made to send our juniors this year.” Tim Denning from Grace Baptist Church in Medina

“Outstanding preaching.” Don Scott from Grace Baptist Church in Beaver Dams

“The kitchen was excellent with my special diet needs. Thank you!!” Don Scott from Grace Baptist Church in Beaver Dams

“Great God-given messages delivered by godly men! Brother Morrison, Pastor Gipp, and Pastor Krohn were our favorites.” Heather Miller from Stow Falls Baptist Church

“Thank you for providing a great camp to bring our teens to draw closer to the Lord! We were greatly encourages as well!” Heather Miller from Stow Falls Baptist Church

“Praise God! Camp gets better every year!” Sam Hazlett from Faith Bible Baptist Church

“I’m thankful for CBC and for all the LORD has done in my life through this ministry. Being able to come back and pray with some of the girls and help them make some of the same decisions I made when I was their age is such a blessing. I hate the day that we have to go home because camp is so good that you don’t want to leave.” Heather Bradt from Emmanuel Baptist Bible Church

“Great preaching! Very applicable to everyone.” Clara Fox from Gospel Baptist Church

“I love this camp! Everything was great – food, the rooms, the games, everything was well done and the staff is amazing!” Clara Fox from Gospel Baptist Church

“Wow! What a blessing from each and every message.” Joan Scott from Grace Baptist Church in Beaver Dams

“Very good facilities! I greatly appreciate all your efforts to provide for folks who have special food/diet needs. Thank you!!” Joan Scott from Grace Baptist Church in Beaver Dams

“The messages were great!” Laura Hall from Grace Baptist Church in Beaver Dams

“Great Food!” Laura Hall from Grace Baptist Church in Beaver Dams

“Each message seemed to be God-directed. It was obvious that each speaker had prayed for the teens they would be preaching to.” Donell House from Gospel Baptist Church

“You have and run an excellent camp. It’s Christ-centered and the youth need this to help them grow – your Summer camps are in my prayers. Thank you for allowing my wife and I to be a part of this. It was a blessing.” Ed Merryman from Beacon Baptist Church

“The sermons were timely, applicable powerful, and Holy Spirit led. They were backed up by genuine love for the teens by the preachers.” Mike Jamison from Anchor Baptist Church

“All the games were well planned and encouraged teamwork and good sportsmanship.” Mike Jamison from Anchor Baptist Church

“Good, comfortable housing and facilities.” Mike Jamison from Anchor Baptist Church

“The Lord worked in my heart with all the messages, and they were all excellent!” Teresa Jamison from Anchor Baptist Church

“Thank you for your sacrifice!” Teresa Jamison from Anchor Baptist Church

“All the messages were great. God was certainly behind all the preachers.” Paul Mathewson from Heritage Baptist Church

“The roast beef was great! The food and the snack shop choices were very good. I love the daily specials every night.” Paul Mathewson from Heritage Baptist Church

“We had some great preaching from some wonderful men of God.” Eric Mattox from Calvary Baptist Church

“There was wonderful food, great snack shop, and all in all, great facilities.” Eric Mattox from Calvary Baptist Church

“It was wonderful coming to this camp as a counselor. It has been a huge blessing to see the LORD work through the staff, the counselors, and the campers!” Eric Mattox from Calvary Baptist Church

“Awesome preaching! The messages went together so well. Praise God for good men willing to give to teens. I loved the fact that the messages could be used by both the saved and the unsaved.” Tami Kent from FBBC of Wattsburg

“Pastor Schwartz’s message came as an answer to prayer, just in time for the saved teens and adults. I love the fact that the camp reaches teens and adults alike. My faith grows more and more. Messages touch my heart as well as the teens I counsel.” Tami Kent from FBBC of Wattsburg

“The messages were obviously directed by the Holy Spirit in all aspects.” Brian and Meg Bray from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“We thank God that there is a youth camp that is truly focused on God and on serving Him.” Brian and Meg Bray from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“God moved in the services, and thank God for a man of God that listens to the still small voice.” Hannah Woyshner from Old Time Baptist Church

“I’ve come to camp as a camper and have gotten saved and blessed by God. Even though it’s my first year as a counselor, I still was blessed and made decisions! Thank you staff and Pastor Krohn for everything! DON’T REGRET IT FOR ONE MOMENT! I am a life that is changed because of you!” Hannah Woyshner from Old Time Baptist Church

“The preacher was Spirit led this year. Very evident that hours were spent in prayer over camps.” Matthew Hall from Grace Baptist Church

“CBC still has the best camp food and facilities around.” Matthew Hall from Grace Baptist Church

“Commonground Baptist Camp is a Spirit led camp where we meet on Common Ground for the Lord.” Matthew Hall from Grace Baptist Church

“The messages were outstanding, and Holy Spirit led. I love the preaching of every man! God worked all the messages together so well. Brother Morrison’s last messages was so perfect to finish up.” Susan Maulucci from Grace Baptist Church in Beaver Dams

“We are all so glad Brother Hall encourages us to come to camp 4 years ago. I have come ever since and love it and what it does for the kids and me. Brother Krohn and Mrs. Krohn are so loving and honest and transparent. They are real people. Keep on going, never change, never give up.” Susan Maulucci from Grace Baptist Church in Beaver Dams

“Great messages, I appreciate them very much.” David Maulucci from Grace Baptist Church in Beaver Dams

“The great attitude by all attending was promoted by the staff and leadership.” David Maulucci from Grace Baptist Church in Beaver Dams

“WOW – right where we were at – just what we needed. This has been one of the most amazing weeks spiritually that I have ever been to. God has done some miracles this week.” Erica Beyea from Old Time Baptist Church

“The messages were inspired.” Michele Spaulding from OTBC

“Facilities were all great.” Michele Spaulding from OTBC

“All the messages were great.” Traci Baran from Faith Bible Baptist Church

"The speakers seemed to really care and take the time to prepare their messages.” Pastor Jim Dittmar from Warren Baptist Temple

“Camp was such a blessing. The preaching was great. The food was super, and the atmosphere was excellent. A definite breeding ground for the leading and direction of the Holy Spirit.” Pastor Jim Dittmar from Warren Baptist Temple

“Change nothing! Keep the fire, keep out the dead.” Brother Corrigan from Sligo Baptist Church

“1) If Holy Ghost power, red hot preaching, modesty, and not lip service but sweet servant spirit are low on your priority list, this isn’t for you. 2) For a brand new church replant – this camp accomplished 6 months of work in just one week. Thank you! 3) I’m telling my sending pastor – He must get here!” Brother Corrigan from Sligo Baptist Church

“The messages were pointed, helpful, and consistent to the theme.” Alan Higley from Stedfast Baptist Church

“This was the most organized Baptist camp I have attended over the past decade. Exactly what I prayed and fasted for. It was challenging, exciting, and spiritual. Great job, and thank you for serving us.” Alan Higley from Stedfast Baptist Church

“Good preaching!” Ben Hays from First Bible Baptist

“Thank you for being so concerned about the individual campers.” Ben Hays from First Bible Baptist

“The messages were deep but perfect for the age group. They treated the teens like adults and made them hold their lives a their own responsibility. They were treated with the maturity they needed and not as kids.” Hudson Cunningham from Warren Baptist Temple

“Everything about the facilities was great. The food was good and the dorms were nicer than other camps.” Hudson Cunningham from Warren Baptist Temple

“CBC is a very spiritual and well done camp. You can see the love they had for the kids.” Hudson Cunningham from Warren Baptist Temple

“Poignant messages really reached and touched the hearts of the teens and me. Thank you. The skits were crazy, thought provoking, and funny.” Amy Corrigan from Sligo Baptist Church

“Great speakers! I really enjoyed all of them.” Kalin Harrison from Sligo Baptist Church

“The snack shop is SO affordable! I was surprised, and I think the kids all REALLY enjoyed it.” Kalin Harrison from Sligo Baptist Church

“The sweet spirit of the services was a platform for the preacher to come in and work in the lives of not only our teens, but myself as well. I have said for the last few years that the preaching at camp speaks to me, as a counselor, as much or more than the teens.” Sheri Griggs from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“The messages were all moving. David Barnhouse was inspiring.” Wendy Kendall from New Hope Baptist Church

"I brought my teens to make decisions for the Lord and ended up being challenged myself.” Wendy Kendall from Lighthouse Baptist Church

“The speakers were very inspiring.” Janet Turner from Warren Baptist Temple

“There wasn’t one message that wasn’t exactly what our teenagers needed.” Jim Johnson from Valley Bible Baptist Church

“The spirit of servant hood is so evident in the staff which set the tone for God to work.” Jim Johnson from Valley Bible Baptist Church

“Great messages!” Curtis Baker from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“Preaching was great.” Hope Baker from Southeast Bible Baptist Church

“Absolutely amazing messages. The Spirit moved in a marvelous way and it was such a blessing to be a part of it.” Dawn Johnson from Valley Bible Baptist Church

"We appreciate you and the camp. Our campers not only get the values I preach reinforced, but they are emphasized and I appreciate Commonground. Keep on, keeping on. Pastor Jim Dittmar

2010 Summer Camp "Heroes of the Faith" Camp Flyer

“Pastor Krohn is here for the adults as much as he is for the kids. The staff is great.”
~Michael Seville, Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Praise God for your faithfulness and spirit. I appreciate your philosophy and servant’s heart. Thank you! Thank you! You and camp are in my prayers.” ~Joanna Williams, Faith Baptist Church

“Camp was very much a blessing with truly spirit filled men of God. Thank you for your dedication and your preparation.” ~Abe Williams, Faith Baptist Church

“Thank you for your dedication and sacrifice. The affects will only be truly known in Glory. Stay faithful, America needs places like this for our youth. God is truly using this ministry in my life, and in the lives of my children. May the Lord continue to bless and use you as you serve Him. Thank you again.” ~ Abe Williams, Faith Baptist Church

“CBC was very exciting, encouraging, edifying, and it had great speakers!! The Lord worked in and through them, and the illustrations were great and held the kid’s attention well.” ~Brother Bill Case, Friendship Baptist

“Brother Krohn, you do a terrific job. Your staff is great! Keep on keepin’ on. God is using you and this camp. God bless, we will be praying for this camp.” ~Brother Bill Case, Friendship Baptist

“Camp was fantastic and I love the way it’s structured. I really appreciated the camp.” ~Robert Stemp, Friendship Baptist Church

“The messages were wonderful! I love the visuals for the juniors. The speakers were perfect for juniors and adults. Your love and concern for the juniors is what made me love this camp the first time I came! It filters down to the staff and workers too. I love the strict standards, the enthusiasm, and your realness. You’re genuine and it’s evident.” ~Susan Maulucci, Grace Baptist Church

“The preaching was awesome. The messages really spoke to my heart, and I am sure they were life changing for some of the juniors. I also thought the food was great and I appreciated the prices in the snack shop. I had a great time this week. The staff did an amazing job.” ~Kandie Bitnir, Old Time Baptist

“It’s amazing how much the counselors are blessed by the message pointed to the juniors.” ~Teya Miller, New Life Baptist Church

“I love the Krohns, their staff, and this camp! I praise the Lord for you making this week happen!” ~ Teya Miller, New Life Baptist Church

“Great preaching by all the speakers!” ~Jon Bitner, Old Time Baptist

“Camp was great. Thank you staff for all the hard work.” ~Jon Bitner, Old Time Baptist

“The messages were great! They were a help to our girls and to myself also.” ~Bethany Kibler, Old Time Baptist Church

“The messages were awesome. I made decisions, and I love how the messages apply to everyone!” ~Heather Johnson, Old Time Baptist Church

“Junior Camp encouraged me and challenged me to be a better Sunday School and Academy teacher. The great messages and object lessons geared toward our youth. Thank you for such a great camp.” ~Kathleen Nicotera, Old Time Baptist Church

“I love the illustrations the preachers use for the juniors. The kids remember the object lessons from previous years and the illustrations make it easy to bring up the messages again in the future.” ~Linnea Coons, HCBBC

“All of the messages tied into each other, and all of them were great. The illustrations were easy to follow and were awesome for remembering the messages.” ~Heather Beyea, Old Time Baptist Church

“I believe that the reason Commonground Baptist Camp is such a great camp is because of the fasting and praying that takes place before camp starts.” ~Heather Beyea, Old Time Baptist Church

“I thought all the messages were perfect for the junior age levels. My girls were commenting every day on them, remembering different parts of the messages. There were lots of good illustrations and examples- things they could relate to.” ~Shannon Burke, Victory Baptist Church

“Thank you so much for Junior Camp! It’s very exciting to hear things that they are learning and things that God is speaking to them about, even at their age. This was great preparation for tender hearts toward the Holy Spirit during their teen years.” ~Shannon Burke, Victory Baptist Church

“The messages were great in both content and illustration! Very applicable to juniors, they love the illustrations.” ~Roy Sietmann, Walker Bible Baptist Church

“Being my first year at Junior camp I was quite sure to what to expect. But, I was pleasantly surprised in the end.” ~Tommy Hoppins, Grace Baptist Church

“The food was great! I appreciated the prices in the snack shop!” ~Kandie Bitmin, Old Time Baptist

“I enjoyed all of the messages. I love how the illustration fit in with the junior’s mindset, kept their interest and had meaning.” ~Esther Portner, Friendship Baptist

“Great messages- at the kids’ level.” ~Bethany Zandi, Friendship Baptist Church

“Praise the Lord we had several kids from our group saved this week! The emphasis on God’s Word and the preaching opens doors that otherwise wouldn’t! Thanks!” ~Bethany Zandi, Friendship Baptist Church

“Good illustrations were put on the bottom shelf.” ~Keith Troyer, Grace Baptist Church

“I am amazed at how these kids respond to the messages. There was some fine preaching.” ~Pete Inserra, Grace Baptist Church

“It is a blessing and comfort to bring our juniors and teens to a camp whose only agenda is to help our young people serve the Lord Jesus Christ!” ~Pat Burke, Victory Baptist Church

“Great Preaching, and timely messages!” ~Pat Burke, Victory Baptist Church

“Commonground Baptist Camp is a great camp that is well run and organized.” ~Mike Wheeler, Advoca Baptist Church

“The messages were wonderful. They were at the level of the children, but still challenging.” ~Chris, Walker Bible Baptist Church

“I believe all the messages were great! The props were very effective in helping the children to understand the messages. The hearts of the juniors were touched by the Spirit of God, and all the salvations, PRAISE GOD!” ~Rick Sietmann, Walker Bible Baptist Church

“Praise God for the preaching services, the moving of the Holy Spirit among the juniors, the decisions that were made and the souls that were saved. I am thankful that God allowed me to be a part of it.” ~Rick Sietmann, Walker Bible Baptist Church

“The messages were AMAZING….” ~Efren Genzales, Lighthouse Baptist Church

“The illustrations in the messages engaged the kids very well.” ~David Snyder, Hunters Crik

“The messages were excellent and you folks do a great job. We love you! I’m thankful that my two daughters were saved this year.” ~Lee Pallmann, Bayview Baptist Church

“I appreciate the selection of preachers, their messages and their heart of love and passion for our young people.” ~David Beyea, Old Time Baptist Church

“Accomodations and food were non-typical for summer camp. Thank you for the attention to details and for going the extra mile to make our stay pleasant.” ~ David Beyea, Old Time Baptist Church

“Pastor Huber, Krohn, and Miller were all amazing preachers. I enjoyed every message.” ~Klayton Schrefor, New Life

“The messages were very good, as always. Money cannot buy the blessings you receive from coming to camp.” ~Erica Beyea, Old Time Baptist Church

“I am so thankful for Commonground. I receive a blessing from each service. I appreciate the God-centered preaching and the spirit-filled preachers who preach each service. It is worth the sacrifice in order to come and attend Commonground Baptist Camp.” ~Sheri Griggs, Lighthouse Baptist Church

“Every message was great! Great object lessons and applications!” ~Valerie Pallmann, Bayview Baptist Church

“Four of our own five children have been saved here. We know there has been much prayer behind it, and that is what makes the difference.” ~Valerie Pallmann, Bayview Baptist Church

“Messages were great in content and illustration! Very applicable to juniors, they love the illustrations.” ~Roy Sietmann, WBBC

“Pastor Krohn is here for the adults as much as he is for the kids. The staff is GREAT!” ~Michelle Seville, Lighthouse Baptist Church
The messages were spirit-filled and full of love for the teens. Lisa Young

The air conditioners were nice, and special food needs were taken care of. Lisa Young

Praise the Lord for Brother Krohn: his love and relationship with the Lord, and his love and true concern for our kids to live right and serve God in His will. You want your kids to be at teen camp – this teen camp. Lisa Young

The speakers were very good and related the messages to the teens. The messages were also more in depth than basic new Christian messages. Chad Dickenson

Housing was great – what a week to have air conditioning. Chad Dickenson

Thank you for putting together a camp that I know is going to be Christ-centered and I don’t need to worry about if the preaching will be accurate. Chad Dickenson

The messages were absolutely convicting and amazing! Amber Dillard

Thank you for all the hard work and endless hours; for standing at the door of eternity and pushing souls from hell to Jesus! Amber Dillard

Great preaching! It was pointed and powerful! Pastor David Farrey

The spiritual attitude and tenderness of the leadership helped our kids make decisions for the Lord. They knew you cared for them. Al Wash

We thoroughly enjoyed camp! I was never able to attend camp while growing up, so I enjoy camp with my campers! Deena Royalty

A place where we can come to grow! Pastor Joel Royalty
Great comfortable facilities. Snack shop A+ (good food and prices). Staff does a great job with a great spirit and servant’s hearts. Mike Jamison

When getting close to starting our new church I promised the Lord that if He gave me teens that I would bring them to camp, and I praise the Lord that He not only gave me many teens and juniors, but a great camp; with the right emphasis and philosophies, to bring our kids to. Thank you for your hard work and dedication and sacrifices for the sake of young people. Praying for you! Mike Jamison

I really enjoyed the environment. Josiah Mick

The messages were great. It was good to challenge the kids, I believe, to a higher spiritual standard. This camp allowed me to draw closer to my youth than ever before and has also given me direction on how to pray for my youth. David Baer

The massages were amazing. They were all amazing. The food was also good. In many camps I’ve been to the food was rough, but it was great this week. Bobby Hogge

Teen camp not only challenged the life of our teens, but also the counselors. Bobby Hogge

The messages were all amazing! Very heartfelt, and we could tell Brother Barnhouse walks with God. Krystal Hogge

The camp food was very good. Everyone was so accommodating! Krystal Hogge

Incredible sermons. ALL preachers brought incredible messages and the Lord really met with us and many lives were changes. James Hogge

All messages were excellent and beyond excellent. Howard Daniels

The messages were amazing. I’ve heard messages from preachers around the world at college, yet these messages all rank very highly among them. I’ve been to several Christian camps, and this is BY FAR the best. Jonathan Barnes

I live how God brought all the messages together for the advanced thinkers. The messages were a huge blessing for my church. Linnea Coons

The facilities were awesome! Linnea Coons

I thought that the messages were great and that the speaker did a wonderful job. They were the best I have heard. Michelle Kress

The facilities were all wonderful. There were enough showers, the rooms were nice and the food was great! Michelle Kress

Thanks for keeping the snacks cheap. Kathy

I was very impressed with the spirit of camp! Pastor Krohn, you did an awesome job! Kathy Bomb

The messages were awesome, powerful, and needed. Brian Korner

Great facilities. Brian Korner

Thank you Brother Krohn and, of course, camp staff. I’ve been to many camps and I appreciate so much the high standards here which allow the Holy Spirit more liberty. Ya’ll do such a great job. Brian Korner

The Spirit of the Lord met with us this week. Justin Couch

Housing, snack shop, and swim area was excellent. Food was delicious and staff was wonderful. Justin Couch

Where does Pastor Krohn come up with these crazy games? Justin Couch

The messages were great. The Lord was definitely at work and some great decisions were made, especially in my group. Matthew Devers

No complaints about the facilities. The staff works very hard and it doesn’t go unnoticed. Matthew Devers

Every camp gets better. This week didn’t go by too fast and it has given me time to bond with my teens. Many have opened up to me so now I can talk about things (especially problems) with them. For this I am grateful. Matthew Devers
Messages were very timely and practiced. Dennis Grimes

Facilities were good; food was great. Dennis Grimes

It is the best camp that I know. Dennis Grimes

Awesome; I received just as much from the messages as the campers! Jason Aabye

I was blessed from each service. The best week of camp preaching I’ve ever sat under. Sheri Griggs

I can’t say enough about the messages. Led by the Spirit and kept the attention well. Tim Lenahan

Love the snack shop! Tim Lenahan

The messages really impacted our girls to speak and treat each other better. Sarah Lenahan

The preaching was very good, very practical. Heather Bradt

God has really blessed and encouraged me at camp this year! Thank you so much for all the hard work that’s been done. It was fun being a counselor, absolutely loved it. Heather Bradt

I loved the food this year! I really appreciate having the salad bar for meals. Hannah Grimes

I love this camp and will continue to pray for this camp ministry. Hannah Grimes

Messages were pointed and on target. Wendy Kendall

Excellent facilities, good food, and wonderful staff. Wendy Kendall

The preaching was phenomenal! Some of the best that I’ve heard at camp! Kathleen Faulknor

The food was fantastic, the staff was extremely helpful and a tremendous blessing! Kathleen Faulknor

The food and facilities were great! (As usual) Seth Sietman

This camp has had a lasting and life changing effect on my life. There is such a freedom for the Holy Spirit to move in the lives of young people here. Seth Sietman

The messages were all really good. The preachers all really cared about the kids and it showed through their preaching. Tina Abbott

Commonground Baptist Camp has really helped me in my walk with God. I wish every kid would be able to go to such a great camp. Tina Abbott

It amazed me how much we miss in our own devotions that can be brought out in camp messages, the insight towards God’s perfection and the ugliness of sin will help me, and more so the kids. Matt Secore

Taking out kids to Commonground Baptist Camp is BY FAR one of the best investments that we make in our ids each year!!! Steve Brown

The messages were all great. They really helped encourage us to do more for God. Cassy Abbott

Everything was good. The best camp facilities that I have ever seen. Cassy Abbott

Brother Krohn and Commonground Baptist Camp has really helped me and my spiritual life. Everyone should attend this camp. Cassy Abbott

The messages were very convicting and Spirit-led. Diana Spurgen

I appreciate that this camp still holds the same standards and convictions as when it began. It is a blessing to take my teenagers to the same camp I attended as a teen and not worry if the camp has changed on doctrine or standard. Diana Spurgen

The messages were right on for the teens in my youth group. Many great decisions were made. Justin Spurgen

The facilities were great. Justin Spurgen

My teens lives have been altered for God because of the preaching at this camp. Justin Spurgen

The preaching was right on level this week. Justin Spurgin

The messages were good. Very appropriate. Justin Dye

The preaching was great. I like how sin and wrong isn’t sugarcoated. I loved all the visuals. Leah Jamison

Thank you so much for putting camp on for all of us. I love camp soooo much! Leah Jamison

Great messages all week – practical and on level! Audron Seymour

Great object lessons through all the messages! Chris and Elizabeth Baran

All the games were creative and fun. Chris and Elizabeth Baran

All the speakers were a huge blessing. I really liked how the object lessons were used. Just what the kids needed. Leah Corey

I enjoyed all the visuals. They brought clearer understanding. Teresa Jamison

Thanks for all you do for camp. Teresa Jamison

I thought all the preachers were great. Steve Bender

All the facilities were really great. Steve Bender

Camp was a real blessing. The staff was great. Steve Bender

The preaching was excellent. They were Christ-centered and good character building messages. John Uptegrove

I would appreciate a “counselor nap time.” Rebekah Kohl

All the messages were great. I can tell that much prayer went into the meeting. Dan Cler

The food was good. Dan Cler

I appreciate all you and the staff do here. A lot of sacrifice is involved so we can have a good time. Dan Cler

“The preaching was a smorgasbord of opportunity to impact the lives of the next generation.” Pastor Jim Dittmar

“The games were tailored to involve all of the young people in our group whether they were the athletic or not.” Pastor Jim Dittmar

“The food, housing, and snack shop were unbelievable and second to none.” Pastor Jim Dittmar

“There was great preaching. Each message was on target to what was needed by my teens.” David Lear

“Great facilities for camp.” David Lear

“Great continuity with the theme.” Pastor Troyer

“All the messages were Spirit led.” Justin Snow

“At this camp your teens will not only make life changing decisions, but just as important, they will also get the necessary training and tools to put their decisions into practice. I do not know of another camp run by and active youth Pastor. This does make a huge difference.” Justin Snow
“The messages were AWESOME! My cabin loves Brother Morrison.” Tami Kent

“Solomon’s Chariots were lots of fun! Great activity.” Tami Kent

“The Preaching was wonderful! All services were great!!! Love music! Invitations were handled wonderfully with one on one dealing. Melinda Brown

“Housing was great! Loved the snack shop prices!” Melinda Brown

“It was truly great to come to a fundamental camp where the dress code was upheld even during sports and swimming. Also, they did a great job recognizing the women’s and girls sport accomplishments since they are often overlooked.” Melinda Brown

“Messages were to the point, and the spirit of the camp staff was excellent.” Wendy Kendall

“The food, housing, snack shop, and swim area are very nice for camp.” Wendy Kendall

“This is an excellent camp. The teens made decisions that they would not have made at home.” Wendy Kendall

“The messages were excellent.” Michele Spaulding

“This is absolutely the best camp I have ever attended – well balanced between spiritual growth and good clean fun!” Michele Spaulding

“The messages were wonderful. The Lord spoke to our hearts as well as the teens.” Chris and Elizabeth Baran

“All the games were awesome.” Chris and Elizabeth Baran

“All the facilities were great! We love staff!” Chris and Elizabeth Baran

“The messages were great and geared for teens. The ladies lessons were also encouraging.” Marilyn Matthewson

“The cabins were comfortable and I was glad for the showers right in the cabins. The snack shop prices were AWESOME! I am glad for the dress code and separation of boys/girls.” Marilyn Matthewson

“The messages were wonderful.” Susan Dye

“God bless the staff! They took very good care of us and met all our needs. If we needed a mattress, it was there. If we needed milk, it was there. If we needed to chat, they stopped to talk to us. They were never cold or snobby with us.” Susan Dye

“The speakers were very touching. These messages touched my heart, and I learned a lot. I wish when I was a teen I was able to come to camp and know more so I could teach my children more.” Janet Turner

“I loved all the games. They were all fun and very challenging.” Janet Turner

“The food was very good and the snack shop was very cheap.” Janet Turner

“All the workers were very polite and a blessing. It was so nice to see so many young people serving the God.” Janet Turner

“Great camp week!!” Herman Bucklew

“The messages were excellent.” Heather Ingalls

“Facilities were great.” Heather Ingalls

“Greatly appreciate the staff and the time spent for all of our teens.” Heather Ingalls

“Brother Robbie was amazing! He spoke to my heart in many ways.” Lisa Malucci

“I am so glad I made the effort to some to camp this year. It blessed my heart in so many ways. I love camp; it has changed my life. After 9 years of coming, I still am amazed at how awesome camp is!” Lisa Malucci

“The messages were very much geared towards our girls this year, right down to specifics.” Sarah Hays

“We appreciate having this camp to bring our kids to. The high standard and good spirit from staff is key to the spirit of our kids.” Sarah Hays

“Excellent speakers who are knowledgeable of the Word of God.” Deborah Jenkins

“A wonderful camp experience. Thank you.” Deborah Jenkins

“The food was awesome, Thanks for all the thought that was put into it.” Laura Hall

The messages were great. Pastor Krohn’s message on “Have a Plan” was much needed. I wish I had this lesson when I was young.” Matthew Hall

“Brother Walker was a great speaker. He was very animated and held your attention. You could tell that the Holy Spirit was working in every sentence.” Jeremy Norton

“Good food, good accommodations, great time all together.” Jeremy Norton
“Food was yummy, snack shop was great, and I had lots of fun in the pool. Tammy Philbrick

“Brother Walker’s messages were direct and to the point.” Jane Miller

“Good food, nice air conditioned cabins, and I appreciate the affordable items available in the snack shop.” Jane Miller

“Every message stirred my soul and caused me to think. I loved how the invitations were handled.” Jen Miller

“The food was amazing.” Jen Miller

“The atmosphere of camp was amazing, and I enjoyed every minute! The greatest part was watching teens in our youth group make decisions for Christ.
Jen Miller

“Great preaching as always! I was even convicted about some things as a counselor and was blessed.” Kevin Rickner

“Being a counselor at camp is even better and more fulfilling that being a camper.” Kevin Rickner

“The messages were absolutely awesome! God did amazing things this week in our teens!” Dawn Johnson

“Preaching was great. It was hard, straight-forward, and to the heart.” Jim Johnson

“This camp was exactly what my teens needed.” Jim Johnson

“Messages were practical, passionate, and personal.” Mark Philbrick

“The facilities were great for a camp setting. The AC in the rooms is a nice luxury.” Mark Philbrick

“I have a lot going on at home and did not really feel like coming to camp…my thought was, “I am over 40, I’m not really into the camp ‘thing’ anymore.” I was wrong! I probably got into it too much! ? I came because my three sons wanted to come, and I needed to be with them. It was worth it to be with them as we all benefitted spiritually together! It was also a unique opportunity to team up with my wife as counselors.” Mark Philbrick

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I appreciate the spirit of the camp. The prayer put in it is very obvious! We’ll keep coming because of the preaching and the standards! - Pastor Matt Keenan – Old Paths Baptist Church, Westchester, Pa

They were a real blessing to me. It was encouraging to hear preaching that you know will re-enforce what they hear at their home church – which they can turn off from hearing the same voice over and over. - Nan Keenan – Old Paths Baptist Church, Westchester, Pa

I appreciated all that was done for us. It was a blessing to a see the servant’s hearts of the staff. Thank you so much! - Nan Keenan – Old Paths Baptist Church, Westchester, Pa

The messages are straight to the heart. - Tami Kent – FBBC – Wattsburg, PA

The messages were very practical and powerful. - David Cialini – Heritage Baptist – Palmyra, NY

Pastor Krohn’s philosophy is sound, scriptural and very practical. - Audron Seymoor - FBBC – Wattsburg, PA

The most meaningful “kids” sermons I’ve ever heard. They really got the kids and adults thinking. - Greta Brokaw – SEBBC- Penfield, NY

Every parent should want this for their kid. Commonground Baptist Camp provides kids with the opportunity to enjoy all the blessings of just “being a kid” while making decisions and experiencing spiritual growth that will impact their life for the long term. - Greta Brokaw – SEBBC- Penfield, NY

The messages were great! I appreciated the economical prices at the snack shop! - Meg Bray, Lighthouse Baptist Church, Yorkshire, NY

Some of the best preaching since I’ve come. It held the attention, but was loaded with Bible & not stories. It was very pointed and blessed our youth group. - Jeremy Ingalls, Freedom Baptist Church, Auburn, NY

The messages were great! I loved Brother Rogers! - Renae Garland, Faith Bible Baptist Church, Eden, NY

Commonground Baptist Camp always has a full schedule that has meaning to it. They set goals and meet them every time! - Susan Dye, Faith Bible Baptist Church, Eden, NY

The speakers were great, keep them coming. Our teens look forward to this camp every year. They enjoy every part. - Tim Denning, Grace Baptist, Medina, NY

This was the best week of preachers. - Paul Mathewson, Grace Baptist, Medina, NY

The messages were amazing – right on. We had some intense spiritual warfare this week, and saw God do some amazing things. - Erica Beyea, Old Time Baptist Church, Hamburg, NY

Because of the amount of time spent with the teens we were able to deal with issues of their life that we might never have dealt with otherwise. - David Beyea, Old Time Baptist Church, Hamburg, NY

The speakers were fantastic. So glad for this place to bring our kids! Thank you! - Michelle Spaulding, Old Time Baptist Church, Hamburg, NY

The messages were spirit filled – great! They had the power of God. This was an incredible week; great experience. I really enjoyed the camp and will promote it. Bro. Krohn – you and your staff did a great job. The camp program runs smooth and is well organized. The dedication shows – God bless and keep up the great job for His glory. - Bro. Bill Case, Friendship Baptist

The messages were great! - Sarah Lenahan, Friendship Baptist

The messages were on awesome topics and spirit led – many decisions were made!
Thanks for all the work!! - Tim Lenahan, Friendship Baptist

I’m really thankful for heavy duty preaching. Everybody else has to come out with kid gloves because ‘adults’ are sensitive! - Bill Williams Mt. Calvary BBC (NYC)

The preaching was great. God was in every service. CBC is a great camp. It is a camp that is Christ centered which our teenagers need. It allows my teens to meet and fellowship with other teens who love God. - Matthew Hall, Grace Baptist Church, Beaver Dams, NY

You can tell by the moving of the Spirit that these messages were prayerfully prepared and carefully delivered. It is amazing to see God answer prayers right in front of your eyes – as you pray that God would break down walls in your teen’s hearts. You slowly see them yield during the invitations – God is good! - Adam Hartman, Walker Bible Baptist Church

I enjoyed the variety of preachers, including the 3 minute preaching. It is a blessing to get fed and see God working in all the hearts who were listening. - Heather Hartman, Walker Bible Baptist Church

I loved seeing the spirit of the teens and the creative cheers. I think camp has a good structure that flows and works. Thank you. You’re a blessing to many. - Heather Hartman, Walker Bible Baptist Church

The messages were wonderful! Your staff is great. They are hard working, cooperative and so pleasant – they have been a true blessing! Thank you for giving people the opportunity to come to a place like Commonground to worship. You have made an exceptional camp at a “family friendly” price. - Micki Seville, Lighthouse Baptist Church, Sandusky, OH

All the messages were great! Thank you for everything. This is my first year at teen camp. Praise the Lord. I can’t wait till next year. It is a life changing time for me not just the teens. Thank you so much for everything you and your staff does. - Deanna Capizzi, Lighthouse Baptist Church, Sandusky, OH

Your staff is awesome! Also, I’m impressed by the servant’s attitude of all the staff including Brother and Mrs. Krohn! As a youth pastor with a burden, it is a huge blessing to be able to get your teens into an environment where for one week, you can have assurance that your teens will not be exposed to the world, you can trust the standards, and you know that they will hear Spirit filled, convicting messages, and plenty of them. - Joel Capizzi, Lighthouse Baptist Church, Sandusky, OH

The messages were just great! They were at kid’s level and they also help counselors.
- John Hoxie,

Light house I appreciate all the messages. The messages spoke to my heart as much as or more than our kids. The food was excellent (thank you staff!) It was such a blessing to attend camp this year. There were obstacles that I faced in the week leading up to camp… I was to the point of telling my pastor I did not want to come. I am so thankful that the Lord gave me the grace and strength to push past the circumstances. The messages spoke to my heart every service! The Lord knew what I needed. I am determined not to quit… no matter the circumstance. - Mrs. Sheri Griggs, Lighthouse Baptist Church, Sandusky, OH

My girls were talking about the messages all week. They enjoyed the games but loved and looked forward to every service. Everything was great. Thank you for all the work you, your wife, & your staff puts into it. - Clara Fox, Gospel Baptist

Each message was great. The Holy Spirit spoke through them to meet the needs of the campers. The 3 minute preachers were great! My daughter has attended camp for junior and teen years and it has made an incredible impact on her life. Many major decisions have been made in this Godly, Christ centered environment. - Barbara Lonsky, Sempronius Baptist Church

All the preachers chosen were obviously Bible-centered & had a heart for teens. In addition, I felt that they touched on the issues for all Christians in general & teens specifically. Thank you for the time, effort, & prayer that have gone into making this camp so successful. Thank you for providing an atmosphere of purity and Biblicism for our kids. - Miriam Enman, Greater Glens Falls Bible Baptist Church (came with Tim Delello)

The messages were obviously Spirit led and Spirit filled. I loved the “gleanings” I get as a counselor – tremendous! Thank you for all the hard work, prayer, and love – it makes for an awesome camp! We’re so thankful for this camp to bring our young people to. They have a wonderful time every year. Specific comments from a new camper – “ I like this camp. It’s fun and the preaching is really good!” - Amy Burke, Victory Baptist

The messages were awesome. Keep up the good work for the Lord (Hebrews 6:10) - Pastor Burke, Victory Baptist

The messages were very apropos to the needs of my group. I thought Bro. Skelly went a little to far with the teasing/ poking fun, but the messages were great. Great organization in the camp! Very well run! The staff was very friendly and accommodating. Thank you to all who helped us this week. - Samuel Ellis, Wilton Baptist Church

Great speakers with good, hard sin hating preaching I had a great time as a counselor, in about 8 years my kids will be here. A great spirit all week. - Japeth Koenig, SEBBC

Only God can do what was done through messages this week. Every one of them was a home run. Best week yet! God bless this ministry. The work that God has done through CBC ministry has re-created our youth group in a way that only He can do. - Mike Watson, Trinity Baptist Church

The messages were wonderful!!!! I especially enjoyed the Scripture content in Pastor Miller’s message. Simple is great; Scripture = power. I appreciate the example staff sets for my kids. Their sweet spirits and servants hearts gives me hope it can be done! Thank you for the standards you keep. I bring them here because I feel it will help pull them up-wards. Praise the Lord! I also appreciate that I do not feel I’m intruding into some “click.” - Joanna Williams, Faith Baptist Church, Seneca, PA

The messages were great Staff went above and beyond the call of duty to meet camper and counselor’s needs. There was a wonderful Christian Spirit and Servitude among all the staff. - Traci Baran, FBBC, Eden ,NY

The messages were a real blessing. I appreciate the good hard preaching. I appreciate the emphasis on the preaching! I Thank the Lord for COmmomgeound Baptist camp and the Krohns. I also Appreciate the prayer that goes into the camp. - Matt Keenan, Old Paths Baptist Church, Pa

Fantastic! The kids got a lot out of the preaching, exciting camp preachers help give them a love for preaching. Awesome food, great accomedations, Love the snack shop prices!! Thank you so much for serving us. Your staff is awesome! They were work horses and always had a aweet spirit. What a testimony. - Teya Miller, New Life Baptist, NY

The Juniors loved the illustrations. I have kids bringing up conversations of illustrations 3 or 4 years back. I love finding kids to bring to camp. The kids talk about camp all year long. - Linnea Coons, Hunters Creek Bible Baptist Church.

I loved that the messages not only were great but also were easy for the juniors to understand. - Traci Abbott, Old Paths Baptist Church, Pa

The messages were very good. The messages were very much pointed to people of all ages, not just juniors. This camp is great because the kids are aken away from the influence of TV, video games, cell phones, ipods, and even overpowering parents. All that is left is a child that has nothing blocking the Word of God. - Sommer Yarnell, Grace Independent

The messages were amazing. They were just what our children needed to hear. - Bethany Kibler, OTBC

The messages this week were right on target. Props and illustrations during the messages make all the difference with juniors. My 3 year old remembers all of the props and some of the messages that went with the illustrations. This camp and the Krohn family have been a lifesaver for the youth in our church. Thank you! - Stephanie Keenan, Old Paths Baptist Church, PA

Camp has been a tremendous blessing and a help to me in my walk with the Lord. I love coming to camp as a counselor! It’s wonderful to see kids from my church make decisions for the Lord, and to watch the Lord work in lives. - Kathy Faulknor, WBBC

The messages were very good for their ages. I loved the use of physical props to drive the point in. - Veronica Yancy, Faith Bile, Queensbury, NY

The messages were very good, exciting to kids and adults. - Paul D Appleby , Lighthouse Baptist Church, Yorkshire, NY

All the messages were really good. All the visuals really helped keep the meaages in the kids minds. - Leah Corey, Freedom Baptist Church

The messages were amazing. The speakers really get on the kids level of understanding, and kept their attention, but also got to the adults. It was good, sound, strongm and true preaching. Food was awesome. Housing is fine, a little crowded but I understand. - Esther Porter, Friendship Baptist

This was my first time at junior camp. It was a lot of fun! Thank you to the Krohns for doing all this for our young people. - Bridget Southcroft, WBBC

I think all the speakers were excellent! This is a great, wholesome, Bible based camp to send your children. It was all great! What great place. I was very impressed with how they catered to children’s needs with food allergies. - Sommer Parisit, New Life Baptist Church

The messages were great – loved them. Everything was great and staff was amazing. I’ve never seen so much hard work. Thank you. - Taylor Fedena, Grace Independent Baptist Church

The messages were very easy for the juniors to understand, yet full of truth. Great Preaching – wasn’t watered down truth. - Bathany Zandi, Friendship Baptist

As always, message topics were honest and right on target! Delivery in bullet points makes it easy for juniors to absorb. Junior Camp is so busy and tiring but my juniors get so much from not only preaching but applying Christian principles daily in their relationships with other juniors in games, food lines, and dorm life. - Kathleen Nicotera, Old Time Baptist Church

Thanks for taking time to train the workers/counselors. God used this camp to change me. In me, a new fire has been lit to do more to actually reach and disciple our young people. - John Hoxie, Lighthouse

The messages were fabulous. My favorite game was the basketball field game because the counselors got to play and interact with the girls. The food was great. - Sarah Hoxie, Lighthouse

A thanks to you and your staff for a wonderful week. Only eternity will report the results of the decisions made this week. All the messages were great and very to the point. After reading my decision slips, it’s evident my juniors were listening. The illustrations were excellent. - Pastor Darrell House, Gospel Baptist, Poland, OH

I thought the illustrations held the children’s attention very wel. Food and snack shop were great, and the A.C. was great! Your camp has been a huge blessing to my church and to me. Keep up the good work. - Luke Miller, Old Paths Baptist Church

I thought the messages were well presented where both the younger kids and the older ones could get something out of them. Enjoyed the experience. I felt the camp was well run and organized. I like that there was a lot of structure. - Tim Aldridge, FBBC, Eden NY

I think all the messages were just what my kids needed. All of them are on point. I really enjoyed the week! Thank you for all the hard work and time you put into the week. The staff was very helpful and excited to serve the Lord. This is the best camp I have been to. Thank You! - Jeff Ferguson, Grace Independent Baptist Chruch

The preaching level was appropriate, yet Spirit filled. - Bro O’Bryon, New Hope Baptist

The messages were great! The illustrations were also great to help the kids remember the messages. It is always good to see the kids respond to the Holy Spirit through the preaching and to help them at the alter. - Rick Sietmann, WBBC

The messages were great. I took many notes. I will keep the camp and your family in prayer. - J Hazlett, FBBC, Eden, NY

Junior messages that were strong enough to be preached at a teen camp. - Susan Dye, FBBC, Eden, NY

The messages were excellent, to the point and great character builders. - John Uptegrove, FBBC, Eden, NY

The messages were awesome! Loved the preaching. Loved the music. - Robert Stemp, Friendship Baptist, Rome, NY

The staff was great. Where could you go for the cost, get the food, fun, and preaching that we did during the week? It was great. - Keith Troyer, Grace Baptist, Greenville,PA

The messages were good. I liked how they were prepared, and they were on the kids level. - Justin Dye, FBBC, Eden NY

The messages were very good and visual. They captures the campers attention. Of any camp I know of, this camp has the best focus. This is a God honoring camp. - Samual Hazlett, FBBC Eden NY

The visuals were fantastic. Who’s on your rope was amazing. Junior camp is becoming more necessary as the world is affecting kids at younger and younger ages. You’re doing a great job, so don’t let up. - Roy Seitman missionary to Mexico, WBBC

The messages were great. The kids really get a lot out of the messages. - David Snyder, Hunter’s Creek Bible Baptist

The messages were great. I received lots of decision slips. Thank you. - Pastor Rick Yancy, FBBC Glens Falls, Queensbury

There wee some great messages this week. I believe I received something every message. Even though it was Junior week, I can see where teens are the same way. - Heather Beyea, Old Time Baptist Church

The messages were right where the kids are at! This was a very special week. I appreciate all the extra effort that kept things running smooth. We saw God moving a lot in our group this week. - Erica Beyea, old Time Baptist Church

The messages were very good, very easy for the kids to understand. - Jeremiah Miller, Freedom Baptist Church

They were great, convicting and life changing to the children and counselors. This week went better than expected. I have been to boy scout camps in the past, but the spirit of nurture and caring from staff and counselors at this camp is second to none. - Mark K. Parish, New Life Baptist Church

Being a first year counselor, the preaching gave me guidance on what the needs of our juniors were. It enabled me to communicate to the children’s to help them make decisions. The preachers, counselors and volunteer staff are truly a blessing to me. Any questions or needs were quickly taken care of or answered. - Michael Nicotera, Old Time Baptist Church

I loved the preaching. I love this camp, love serving the Lord, and love Pastor Krohn. - Pete Inserra, Grace Baptist Church

I love how all the messages used physical examples in their sermons. One of my female campers even said, "I like preaching." and another said, "I didn’t know preaching was so fun!" Camp has been such a giant part of my life as I was growing up and now I see daily benefits from camp in my life. Camp has changed my life! - Lisa Broughton, FBBC, Eden, NY

The messages were easy for the juniors to understand, but they also have something for the adults. Camp is great! It gets better each year. I look forward to coming next year. - Kayleigh O’Mara, FBBC, Eden, NY

Thank you for good Bible preaching. - Nino & Rosario Camuglia, Friendship Baptist

I thought the messages were very helpful to the children. I loved the fact that most used object lessons. These are so helpful to the kids. Good prices in the snack shop – I appreciate that. Commonground Baptist Camp is a strong conservative, yet fun Christian Camp. They have a real love for the kids and a real concern for their spiritual life. Preaching that reaches their hearts, games that keep them busy, good counselors to help them with decisions. I highly recommend this camp with no reservations. Thanks for all your hard work. - Susan Malucci, Grace Baptist Church, Beaver Dams, NY

All the preaching was great! It was very specific and clear to the kids. Brother Krohn, you do a great job! The camp leaders and preachers have a right heart. Music = A+ Dress standards = A+ Bible version = A+ Thank you for holding the line. - Pastor & Valerie Pullman, Bayview Baptist Church

2008 Summer Camp "Cross Training" Camp Flyer

Thanks so much for all the dedication and hard work - what a blessing!"- Erica Beyea, Old Time Baptist Church

"The messages were exactly what our girls needed. They made a lot of good decisions that were needed!" - Kathy Faulknor, Walker Bible Baptist Church

"I think all the speakers did very well, the illustrations made it clear and understandable for kids." - Sheryl Dante, Lighthouse Baptist Church

"Messages were right on target for our kids and also helped me personally as a counselor. Camp gives me an opportunity to know my girls better and helps me to be a better Sunday school teacher. Camp’s been so great that word of mouth from former campers led to a couple bus children come. Thank you for all your hard work." - Kathleen Nicotera, Old Time Baptist Church

"One of the best camps I have ever been to - Preaching was on point all week. We saw God do something in every service. Thank you for all the hard work and time you are investing in the young people that come through your camp." - Pastor Jeff Ferguson, Grace independent Baptist 

"Excellent messages! To the point!" - Pastor Justin Snow, First Baptist Church of Kenmore

"Tremendous, red, hot preaching. Preaching where they live! Staff very friendly, excellent spirit." - Mrs. Michelle Wilkins, New Life Baptsit Church

"I learned so much - Awesome." - Tonya Brown, NCBC

"The messages were absolutely wonderful. Each speaker spoke to my heart, convicting me to study harder." - Deborah Jenkins, Mt Calvary Bible  Baptist church

"The messages were all great - very direct and pointed. There was no skirting the issues. Awesome. Very good service and great facilities. Thank you, thank you. I like how the segregation of guys and ladies is important but not made so obvious and awkward. That’s just the way it should be. Thank You!" - Abigail Brown, First Baptist Church of Kenmore

"Excellent speakers. There was a great spirit in the services and they were well put together. I know the labor that goes on behind the scene. May god bless you all for your hard work." - Pastor Justin Couch, First Freedom Baptist Church

"The preaching spoke to our young people. It was Spirit filled. God did a tremendous work through the preaching this week. Very, very happy with the camp!  We plan on coming yearly to both junior and teen camp. The standards, preaching, and prayer are huge blessings and encouragements!" - Pastor Matt Keenan, Old Paths Baptist Church

"All messages were great and powerful. They got a hold of my heart. The facilities were all great." - Rob Brown, New Life Baptist Church

"This camp is effective because it is not trapped by schisms that are destroying independent fundamental Baptists nationwide. Pastor Krohn’s heart and ability to manage so many campers and yet maintain a fun, spirited, safe, yet SPIRITUAL Godly environment will be the reason I both recommend and faithfully attend GVBC in the future." - Pastor Tim Delello, Victory BBC

"Great Preaching! Convicting messages. My teens and myself made decisions. All the games were my favorite.  They are geared so everyone can play and have fun. Thank you for following God.  I was pleased that you supported and preached the same thing I do!" - Youth Leader Matthew Hall, Grace Baptist Church (Beaver Dams, NY)

"Excellent preaching that was very applicable - a real blessing to me. I was especially impressed with the spirit at camp this year - what a blessing!" - John Becher, Southeast Bible Baptist Church

"Wonderful messages!! Love the facilities." - Tami Kent, FBBC

"Excellent Preaching. Messages were all consistent, bold and spirit filled. Right on target. This is the best camp facility! I love it here, the facilities, the expanse of the land for fields, the tabernacle, it’s got it all. Food and service were excellent. Thank you Pastor Krohn and family for all your work, prayer and faithfulness in this ministry. I saw God do miraculous work here and I am now 100% behind this ministry and will do all that I can to support and help it." - Youth Leader Mike Watson, Trinity Baptist

"I thought the messages were right on, and I didn’t feel like the preachers were pressuring the kids to make decisions - the LORD moved them. The food was great - always had enough to eat. Loved having AC." - Rebecca Watson, Trinity Baptist

"So wonderful - thank you to all the cooks, servers, planners. Mexican night was the best! We really appreciate the emphasis on modesty. Last year we were even challenged to be stronger ourselves. We really appreciate your family and what you do." - Pastor Joel Royalty, Gospel Baptist Church

"Great God Honoring Preaching! I enjoyed every message! Thank you for all your hard work! This week was one of the best weeks I have been to." - Pastor Jeff Ferguson, Grace IBC (Penndel, PA)

"All messages flowed together well." - Roberta Becher, SEBBC

"Absolutely grand." - Youth Leader Bill Williams, Mt Calvary

"Decision cards - awesome. Involvement by counselors - exceptional."

"The messages were a huge blessing. The Lord spoke to my heart throughout the entire week." - Elizabeth Troyer, Grace Baptist

"The messages were very good this week. They really seemed to hit on each of my girl’s issues. We appreciate the camp’s desire to see teens make true decisions for the Lord." - Sarah Hays, First Bible Baptist (Harmony, PA)

"Keep letting God lead you as it is evident He is doing! Great Camp - keep it up!" - Pastor Pete Montoro, Open Door BBC

"Excellent - can’t imagine better." - Howard Daniels, Friendship Baptist Church

"Great Speakers." - Pastor Rick Bickelhaupt, Grace Baptist Church (Oak Harbor, OH)

"I believe the Lord has really used the preaching in the lives of the teens and leaders. Great food. Glad the salad was offered." - Tim Lenahan, Friendship Baptist Church

"1st time at camp and I had a great time!!" - Brian Mustard, Old Time Baptist Church

"The Acrostic of camp is true! Spiritual and fun. That’s a great combo." - Pastor Chuck Schwartz, Bible Baptist

"Preaching was great all Week long. Quality of information was great." - Youth Leader Nathan Smith, 1st Bible Baptist (Harmony, PA)

"Messages were right on target!" - Jay Kopazewski, WBBC

"Great" - Pastor James Mattewson

"Excellent - it was great to see the way the Lord pulled them together. Excellent Facilities - nice to come to a comfortable building for the services - keeps the distractions down." - David Corey, Freedom Baptist

"Compassion & kindness combined with your standards have made a lasting effect with our kids." - Pastor O’Bryon, New Hope Baptist

"Powerful messages and camp!!" - Kortney Lorenzer, Grace Baptist (Oak Harbor, OH)

"Food was great!" - Charlene Nacino, ODBBC

2007 Summer Camp "How Shall They Hear" Camp Flyer

"All the preaching was spectacular! I was able to get something out of every message. Thanks staff – you’re wonderful!!" Tami Kent, Fellowship Bible Baptist Church

"Messages were pregnant with thought and application for the teens! The rooms were comfortable, the food was excellent and the snack shop had a nice variety." Pastor Jim O’Bryon, New Hope Baptist Church

"I like hearing the area preachers with the main speaker. They are just as much a blessing because you see their heart for the teens." Pastor Jared Dunbar, East Sunsbury Baptist Church

"This was my 1st experience with camp. It was a very positive experience and a privilege to counsel the girls." Jayne Gannon, Faith Bible Baptist Church  

"They were the messages that we needed, God had His hand in the preaching This was my 4th and best year at camp.  God really worked in my heart and life, as well as my wife’s. Thank you Brother Jim and Mrs. Andrea for the influence and encouragement you both have been to my wife and I." Tim & Joanna Patterson, Lighthouse Baptist Church 

"The preaching this week was such a blessing.  All of the messages were heart changing." Rebekah Mick, Lighthouse Baptist Church 

"Excellent! Staff did a great job with everything! Camp is always a good time – we have never had a “bad” experience." Pastor Seth & Renae Garland, Faith Bible Baptist church, Eden, NY

"I have been to other camps in the past, but Genesee Valley was by far the most Christ centered camp I have ever been to!" Danielle Prater, Grace Baptist Church- Oak Harbor, OH

"Thank you for providing such a wonderful camp for our kids!" Kim Woyshner, Old Time Baptist Church

"Tremendous – right to the heart of the teens (and leaders)." Pastor Chuck Schwartz, Bible Baptist – Mercer, Pa 

"Topics were awesome (touched counselors and kids). I loved Brother Morrison’s messages but I also enjoyed hearing from different men on different topics every day! Song services were awesome! I’ve never seen teens so excited in church song services!" Tim Lenahan, Friendship Baptist Church 

"The messages were so spiritually probing – right where the kids are at. It is obvious how much prayer has gone into the messages for the week. Thanks for such a great week! The Lord touched my heart just as much, if not more, than the kids I was with." Erica Beyea, Old Time Baptist

"God sent – obviously Spirit led. I have been so blessed and challenged. Only heaven will demonstrate all that the Lord has accomplished through your ministry.  Thank you for giving us a place to minister to our teens." Michele Spaulding, Old Time Baptist

"What a blessing! We like the staff- they were great!" Jennifer Huber, Walker Bible Baptist Church 

"I love camp and I love this camp! Excellent job to staff and Pastor Krohn!" Roy Sietmann

"Pastor Krohn and the staff has once again done a wonderful job and gave each teen, each church, each counselor an awesome pattern for self sacrifice and how to love people, and even more so, those who are of the family of God." Pastor Tim Delello, Victory Bible Baptist

"The atmosphere was Godly – beginning with the registration and climaxing with the bonfire testimony on the last night." Pastor Audron Seymour

"The preaching was energetic and convicting at the same time.  The different speakers were great! I’ve been to camps two other times as a camper and this year was my 1st time as a counselor and I enjoyed myself more than I did as a camper. It was because this camp is 110% focused on God and wants to do right and encourage kids to do right their whole lives, not just this one week." Kendrall Freyer, grace Baptist Church, Oak Harbor, OH

"Truly the Spirit of God was at work in the preaching which impacted all present and encouraged us to allow God to change us." Tim & Debbie Becker, Calvary Heights

"This is our second year coming to this camp. It has been such a blessing! It has a wonderful balance of fun and good rules. Our teens have grown because of it, thank you for hosting it. Also the staff was beyond amazing. Their servant’s heart and sacrificial spirit were very evident." Amanda Brown, Grace Baptist – Medina, NY

"The messages are the highlight of this camp – the gospel is clearly preached in a loving and convincing manner. I love this camp!! This is our second year and kids are making decisions and having fun! None of my kids want to leave." Pastor Jeff Jones – Grace Baptist, Oak Harbor, OH 

"In my first year as counselor and first year at Genesee I have to say this is the best church camp I have ever attended. The spirit here is different – it’s great." Jordan Sterling - Grace Baptist, Oak Harbor, OH 

"Awesome and life changing... I have nothing negative to say. This week was the best camp experience I have ever had. The name of Christ was truly glorified and God moved in miraculous ways." Doug Dillard, Jr. – First Freedom Baptist Church 

"I was dreading teen camp … I was told it was more intense than juniors… after being here… I want to come back every year!" Mrs. Sheri Griggs – Lighthouse Baptist Church - Sandusky, OH 

"The power of prayer creates such an atmosphere so that the Holy Spirit is not hindered  - You know I love camp." Diana Gee - FBC 

"The preaching was great. Each message hit a particular need. The very best camp I know." Pastor Dennis Grimes – Sempronius Baptist Church

"Messages were great! Each one really spoke to my heart." David Turner- Dunbar Baptist Church

"Excellent – it is great to see the Lord work to coordinate the messages I would come back to camp even if I didn’t love teens. The spiritual refreshment is always what I need." David Corey – Freedom Baptist Church – Auburn, NY

"Thanks for a place where I don’t have to feel absurd or out of place. I didn’t have to explain or apologize to my kids." Pastor Joel Royalty – Gospel Baptist Church

"The messages were very appropriate and spiritually just what our teens and I needed. The spirit of God really moves this camp forward. It is clear there is laborious effort and prayer put into it. We have been so blessed." Barbara Lonsky – Sempronius Baptist Church

"It is very obvious that prayer and fasting is taken seriously prior to camp!  I enjoyed seeing a healthy mix in styles and preachers. The food and housing really were great.  Definitely better than what you first think of when you hear camp." Chris White – Independent Baptist Church

"Seriously, camp was great!!!!" Pastor Nathan Gipp, Emmanuel Baptist Church

*** Jr Camp Quotes:

"The messages seemed so seriously spiritual and strong right from the start and I really appreciate that. Loved the snake dodge ball game! All the games were great, very creative!" Erica Beyea, Old Time Baptist Church

"Messages were a huge blessing. Can definitely see they were prayer full, exactly what God intended. Needs were met! Everything was great! Treated better than we deserve." Adam Hartman - Walker Bible Baptist

"The water balloon volley ball game was good, all the kids could do it. The mud pit was great, the boys loved it." Rick Sietman, Walker Bible Baptist Church

"The messages were well spoken, the kids seemed to understand and get a lot out of them. As an adult, I got a lot from them. The staff was a blessing and made camp fun." Shannon Rogers, Walker Bible Baptist Church

"Very Applicable." Pastor O’Bryon, New Hope Baptist

"Great – Nice simple messages that the kids could grasp." Jon Bitner, Old Time Baptist Church

"I think I got just as much out of it as the kids." Denise Walter, Southeast Bible Baptist Church

"I felt the messages were powerful and simple enough in illustrations that the kids can apply principles to their lives." Jeannette O’Bryon, New Hope Baptist Church

"I really appreciate this camp. I appreciate all of the effort and dedication of the staff." Robert Stemp

"Messages were not only geared to juniors but on target for adults. Decision cards are great for follow up at home." Kathleen Nicotera, Old Time Baptist Church

"Totally great. I love it for the counselors and campers." Heather Johnson, Old Time Baptist Church

"The mud pit was more than amazing. I don’t really know why it was so much fun, but the kids that tried it loved it! The kids also liked the rock wall, and European Eagle." Linnea Coons, Hunters Creek Bible Baptist Church

"The messages were an answer to Prayer! God really blessed me and my kids through these messages." Kathleen Faulknor, Walker Bible Baptist Church

"The messages were awesome! They were low enough for the kids to grab and really grabbed my heart as well." Amber Dillard, First Freedom Baptist Church

"All the speakers spoke from their hearts. All were able to reach young minds. Great messages from God. My family talks about camp all year long." Clinton Barber, Southeast Bible Baptist Church

"Every message was Great." Pastor Herman Bucklew, Heritage Baptist Church

"Come prepared to change your life for the rest of your life." Shirley Diaz, New Life Baptist Church

"The preaching was great, it was a blessing. God can work in the counselors heart at camp too- not just the juniors." Heather Bradt, Emmanuel Baptist Bible Church

"Wonderful! The speakers really spoke to my heart. They were an encouragement to press toward the mark." Tami Kent, Fellowship Bible Baptist

"Good sermons, very good at relating Biblical principles to Jr. age campers. Visual Aids are Excellent." Pastor Mike Jamison, Lighthouse Baptist Church

"We are so thankful to have a place to take out children where they are learning Godly standards, excellent biblical preaching, wonderful “Christian” music, and most of all spiritual counselors who have a great desire to see children right with God." Joyce Troyer, Grace Baptist Church

"Practical messages filled with scripture and object illustrations. It was the highlight of many campers Thank you for the unique games. It was obvious that much thinking and preparation and prayer went into planning the games and themes." Pastor Joshua Miller, New Life Baptist Church

2006 Summer Camp "A Revolution in Godliness" Camp Flyer

"This camp is THE premier camp. We’ve been to four other camps and none has been run and blessed us as wall as this camp." Youth Pastor Jeff Jones, Grace Baptist Church

"Genesee Valley Baptist Camp is an effective Christian camping ministry run by a youth pastor who has an obvious love for teenagers and a genuine desire to see them grow in the Lord. The staff of this camp exhibit Christ-like spirit displaying true servant leadership." Pastor Kobernat, Harvest Baptist Church, PA

"We are very local church and I don’t believe a camp could ever be more local church than this camp. We were able to come and never once worried about the music or the preaching. It was exactly what our teens and leaders needed." Youth Pastor Ben Hayes, First Bible Baptist

"This camp is life changing. No matter if you’re a counselor or a young person." Jennifer Crawford, First Baptist Church, New London, Ohio

"My first time at camp was a great experience. Thank you for blessing our kids." Kim Woyshner, Old Time Baptist

"This camp is the best! It has everything that I could even want in a camp. You do a great job (wife and children too!) and the staff really is the best. I love and respect you." Pastor Chuck Schwartz, Bible Baptist

"We are blessed to have this camp to bring our teens to. I wish we could bring their parents." Pastor Gipp, Emmanuel Baptist Church

"One of my summer highlights is going to camp; it is beneficial and encouraging to me as a youth pastor, and this year was no different!" Pastor David Turner, Dunbar Baptist

"The preaching is great, practical, and convicting! Teens who went to junior camp don’t have to be begged or bribed to go to teen camp." Pastor Audron Seymour, Fellowship Baptist Church

"You will not find another camp in the Northeast that is as Bible focused and yet as fun filled." Youth Pastor Howard Daniels, Friendship Baptist Church

"There was an overall spiritual atmosphere at camp. It did not matter if it was game time, meal time, or preaching, the spiritual level was high, holy, and healthy." Pastor Dennis Grimes, Sempronious Baptist Church

"At first I was disappointed to be here, but I quickly realized that this is an incredible camp.  I loved the experience here and will continue to pray for you." Youth Pastor Aaron Dowler, First Freedom Baptist Church

"Once again the Lord moved in the services. It is very obvious that much prayer goes into this camp." Frank Broughton, Faith Bible Baptist Church

"Very moving messages with Scripture to back up what was being preached. Not a lot of preachers do that anymore. The messages were awesome." Esther Portner, Friendship Baptist Church

"The messages were awesome. They were dead on."  Pastor Tim Delello, Victory Baptist Church

"Love the camp!" Pastor Audron Seymour, Fellowship Bible Baptist

"The messages were geared for the juniors very well, but I learned from them also." Pastor Beyea, Old Time Baptist

"Great preaching at the kid’s level! Excellent food choices. Great spirit in the camp. Camp staff had great humility. The whole philosophy of camp is honoring to the Lord."  Pastor Troyer, Grace Baptist Church.

"Great, the camp was excellent. I liked the organization of Pastor Krohn and his staff. Keep up the great work." Robert Stamp, Friendship Baptist Church

"Performance reflects leadership. That’s why this camp is awesome." Mike Rouley, New Life Baptist Church

"This is probably the best camp I’ve been to." Michael Girgis, Harvest Baptist Church

"This was a great week. All of our kids were glad they came. Great staff!!" Ken Dayfield, Harvest Baptist Church

"GVBC does not focus on results, but by caring for the teen and dealing with the sin, they get results." Pastor Tim Delello, Victory Baptist Church

"The theme 'A Revolution in Godliness' was great and very appropriate in the times we live in." Mrs. Seitmann, Walker Bible Baptist,

"Everything was great!" Deanna Capizzi, Lighthouse Baptist

"I would like to say thank you for the incredible staff you have! They are very kind, courteous, and eager to serve." Sheri Griggs, Lighthouse Baptist

"All of the messages were great. I enjoyed all the speakers. The food was great! The staff was helpful and courteous." Tami Kent, Fellowship Bible Baptist

"The messages were Awesome!" Kathy Fenton (pastor’s wife), Seneca Bible Baptist

“This camp is definitely Holy Spirit led!! Praise God for the Godly men who run it!" Michelle Wilkins, New Life Baptist Church.

"I felt the Holy Spirit had free liberty to work in our midst all week! I am thrilled to have my children attend this camp!" Teya Miller (pastor’s wife), New Life Baptist Church.

2006 Winter Camp Camp Flyer (*Our last winter camp)

"If you want your teens surrounded by godly people and red hot preaching, you need to come to GVBC." Pastor Kahler, Carrollton Baptist Temple

"Winter camp was a huge blessing!" Kathy Fenton (pastor’s wife), Seneca Bible Baptist

"What God did in just a few days was amazing!" Pastor Troyer, Grace Baptist Church

"This camp meets the needs of the teens on every level – games and excitement, fellowship and fun, preaching with power." Pastor Schwartz, Bible Baptist Church

2005 Summer Camp "Go Above & Beyond" Camp Flyer

"Awesome camp – appreciate all the effort for our kids!!!" - Michelle Wilkins, New Life Baptist Church

"C-A-M-P is Christ honoring and Preaching Centered from beginning to end!" - Pastor Kahler, Carrollton Baptist Temple, Carrollton, OH

"I thought the preaching was awesome. Brother Krohn and staff has once again done an excellent job. It’s the best camp I have ever been to. Thank you so much!!!" - Ken Rose, First Baptist Church in New London

"I had a great time and the spiritual emphasis was fantastic. Staff and counselors had a good spirit and made camp a great week." - Pastor Troyer, Grace Bible Baptist Church, Greenville, PA

"God has been good to us to give us such a great camp to go to, with God centered preaching." - Jeff Csanyi, Lighthouse Baptist Church, Sandusky, OH

"The messages were great." – Rick Sietmann, Walker Bible Baptist Church, Hamlin, NY

"After attending four GVBC Camps, I am convinced this is the best." – Youth Pastor Howard Daniels, Friendship Baptist Church, Rome, NY 

"Great Speakers, juniors really enjoyed illustrations. Gabby and Billy Bob were a lot of fun. Great meals: Pancakes & Sausage, bacon & eggs, burritos, pulled pork – Oh my! A fresh salad is available at lunch and dinner – great addition. Not one complaint from any of my kids on the food! Good job guys! Great camp!!" – Pastor Jeff Cox, East Sunsbury Baptist Church, East Sunsbury, OH

"The messages were right on target! All of my kids made decisions! Some of which I had been praying for quite a while." – Katie Cox, East Sunsbury Baptist Church, East Sunsbury, OH

"Excellent motivational preaching and pertinent object lessons – I liked the reinforcement in the Zonk game. Cheerful, helpful staff – very well organized." – Paula Zandi, Friendship Baptist Church, Rome, NY

"Good Messages – excellent preachers, props made the points memorable." - Terri Seitmann, Walker Bible Baptist Church, Hamlin, NY

"The Lord obviously led in the variety of subjects addressed!" – Cary Schwartz, Bible Baptist Church, Mercer, PA

"Jim, it gets better every year! Great work!" – Pastor Michael Eastridge, Bible Baptist Church, Ashtubula, OH

"Thank you for all of your hard work – for being sensitive and caring." – Mrs. Caruso, Walker Bible Baptist Church, Hamlin, NY 

"The altar said it all! Staff was excellent - your leadership and the councilors were great!" - Pastor Charles Schwartz, Bible Baptist Church, Mercer, PA

"I thought all the games and  preaching were great." – Andrew Bucklew, First Baptist Church, New London , OH

"All messages were timely, convicting, and well delivered." – Joel Capizzi, Lighthouse Baptist Church, Sandusky, OH   

"Bro Gipp’s message on thought life was one of the best messages I have ever heard." – Renae Garland, Faith Bible Baptist Church, Eden, NY

"Brother Gipp’s message was awesome – very powerful." – Jody Lape, Faith Bible Baptist Church, Eden, NY 

"I believe the messages were good and God designed. Thank you for praying about the preachers and the camp. Keep praying and giving your service to the Lord. Thank you for being aware of campers’ tiredness and health by being flexible with the games and other activities. The skits with “OD” were great!" – Andrew Doan, Walker Bible Baptist Church, Hamlin, NY

"This camp is the most Spirit-filled and God centered camp. I’m fed and blessed when I’m here." – Jennifer Craword, First Baptist Church, New London, OH 

"Preachers were great. The Holy Spirit seemed to have liberty, obviously a great goal to obtain." - Youth Pastor Phil Czewkalski, First Bible Baptist Church, Lockport, NY

2005 Winter Camp - Flyer

"The messages were excellent as always! There was a great spirit in the camp. Good Activities. Thank you for all your effort." – Pastor Troyer, Grace Bible Baptist Church, Greenville, PA 

"No doubt about it, when Genesee Valley Baptist Camp meets, there is great food, activities, and best of all God is in the center of everything!" – Pastor Tim Kahler, Carrollton Bapist Temple, Carrollton, OH 

"I think everything at camp was done very well. I am thankful for all the effort that was put forth." – Joe Cudy, Independent Baptist Church, Elmira, NY  

"Messages were excellent – straight to the hearts of teens. Great spirit in the activities – your leadership sets the tone for the others. I heard no complaints, which for teens is great." – Pastor Charles Schwartz, Bible Baptist Church, Mercer, PA

"Great preaching for anyone that attended." – Clint Barber, Southeast Bible Baptist Church, Penfield, NY 

"All the messages were very good." – Youth Pastor Tim Patterson, Lighthouse Baptist Church, Sandusky, OH 

"I will be sending my kids! I have heard about camp for years and now I know why my kids love camp so much!" – Jennifer O’Mara, Faith Bible Baptist Church, Eden, NY 

"We would consider no other camp! We love this camp. What a blessing!" – Pastor Richard Mick, Lighthouse Baptist Church, Sandusky, OH 

"All the messages were excellent." – Joel Capizzi, Lighthouse Baptist Church, Sandusky, OH 

"I love this camp and have been coming here for many years." – Rebekah Mick, Lighthouse Baptist Church, Sandusky, OH 

"All the messages were very good and they spoke to my heart as well as the teens." – Deanna Capizzi, Lighthouse Baptist Church, Sandusky, OH

"The messages were great and challenging." – Youth Pastor Justin Bennett, Independent Baptist Church, Elmira, NY  

"I always look forward to hearing the preaching at camp and experiencing how everything works together to speak to hearts on certain subjects each camp week.  Only the Lord is responsible for this!" – Elizabeth Faulkner, Walker Bible Baptist Church, Hamlin, NY 

"All the messages were great! Thank you for all you and your staff do Pastor and Mrs. Krohn." – Mrs. Caruso, Walker Bible Baptist Church, Hamlin, NY 

"Excellent messages and the preacher boys were great too." – Mrs. Renae Garland, Faith Bible Baptist Church, Eden, NY 

"Good Messages that the teens and adults could apply to their lives." - Ken Stanton, Emmanuel Baptist Church, Martville, NY

2004 Summer Camp "Knights of Christianity" Camp Flyer

“Great! The messages were to the point and right down where juniors can understand and apply them.” - Audron Seymour

“With 200 campers the spirit was excellent, discipline and control was unbelievably good, and the many good decisions blessed my heart.” - Audron Seymour

“I appreciate your tender heart and desire to do things first class.” - Audron Seymour.

“The messages were the best.” - Andrew Bucklew, Youth Pastor First Freedom Baptist Church

“This was the best week of camp that I have ever been to. Everything was excellent.” - Kevin Overton, Youth Pastor Temple Baptist Church

“Thank you for shining the light and showing our kids how much fun Christians can have without compromise” - Jen Huber, Youth Pastor’s Wife, Walker Bible Baptist Church.

“The spirit was great. The focus was on God and not couples. The altar was full every time without any high pressure.” - Pastor Chuck Schwartz

“Great messages! Straight to the heart and emphasized the issues that teens deal with all the time.” - Pastor Chuck Schwartz

“The preaching was spectacular.” - Pastor Dan Alexoff

“Genesee Valley provides a Godly, safe, and moral atmosphere for our youth.” - Pastor Dan Alexoff

2004 Winter Camp - Flyer

"Speakers: Strong; to the heart. Great attitude on the part of the leaders and the campers.  There is always a great response to the preaching." - Pastor Chuck Schwartz, Bible Baptist Church (Mercer, PA)

"The messages were great. They were very helpful to all. The messages were put together by the Holy Spirit. Life changing decisions will be made by not only the campers but also the workers and adults." – Chris Baran, Faith Bible Baptist Church

"The messages were definitely Holy Spirit led and empowered. Teens were at the alter after each message. Praise God for a fundamental Bible preaching camp. Winter camp is a very refreshing time for my Youth Group! The standards are high. The preaching is hot and God moves. I highly recommend this camp for any fundamental Bible- believing Baptist Church." - Pastor Tim Kahler, Carrollton Baptist Church

"The messages were very powerful. Everything was great – games, preaching, food." – Tina Kahler

"All the messages were great! Needed subjects were covered. Great camp! Keep up the good work." - Pastor Jeff Cox, East Sunsbury Baptist Church

"The messages were right on target, moving, needful." – Renae Garland

"It was amazing to see how all the messages fit perfectly together! Speaking personally, it was exactly what I needed, and I hope to make life changes on the return home." - Rebekah Grimes

"It’s amazing how God ties it all together! We had a great time, the food was good, the fun was exceptional and the preaching was great!" - Pastor Keith Troyer, Grace Baptist Church

"As usual God intertwined all the messages- very good and practical, God’s spirit was present in them. I always enjoy Mrs. Krohn’s devotions she gives during the girl’s activities. This year’s lesson spoke to my heart greatly." -  Carrie Cohen

2003

“It’s so refreshing to bring our kids to a place that is more than sledding, hot chocolate, and fuzzy feelings. This is a camp where lives are changed!” - Pastor Gordon Gee

"I really appreciate knowing I can bring my kids to a camp that I know I can be away from them during the events and not worry about something being said or done that goes against my teaching." - Pastor Gordon Gee

“This camp is my camp! I do pray for it each year more and more and look forward to how the Lord will bless each year!” “Just what we needed! The Lord blessed! We were fed spiritually!” - Elizabeth Faulkner

“Excellent – I was both encouraged and taught by the messages.” - Michele Spalding OTBC

“So much has happened already at camp, that I don’t even know what else to pray for.” - Howard Daniels

“The messages were excellent, to the point, and greatly used by God as the men were absolutely led by the Spirit of God. Thank God for the decisions.” - Richard Rich, missionary to Japan for over 30 years.

“This camp was a real blessing to me and my kids. I have not seen a camp run this well in a long time.” - Kevin Overton, Youth Leader of Temple Baptist Church in Bladwinsville

“Winter camp is well structured. My teens talk about winter camp all year long. They love the games, competitions, songs, and preaching. I’m thankful for a camp that takes a fundamental stand without apology.” - Tim Kahler, Youth Pastor, Carrollton Baptist Temple

“A great mix of standards and spirit.” - Chuck Schwartz, Pastor of Bible Baptist Church in Mercer, Pa.

“We have plenty of worldly peer pressure. It is a blessing to see a spiritual peer pressure at this camp.” - Jared Dunbar, Youth Leader of Freedom Baptist Church

“All the messages had authority and power on them. They were very appropriate for our teens (and leaders). - Joshua Cohen, Youth Pastor of Lighthouse Baptist Church.

This page last updated August 16, 2017


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