Each day, more program titles below
will be linked to their registration pages.
Meanwhile, check the camp schedule
for what interests you and what fits your summer schedule.
Complete 2015 Summer Camp
Information Coming SOON!
Camp Registration Form (to print) in PDF
Camp Bethel 2015 Summer Camps
Brochure (18 MB)
Camp Bethel 2015 Health Form & Medication Form
2015 Camper Recruitment Coupon Incentive
Pay your Balance Due HERE
2016 Pre-Registration Form
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DIRECTIONS FOR REGISTERING BY MAIL
or IN-PERSON DELIVERY:
BEFORE YOU REGISTER: Check how many boys/girls slots are available for your
chosen camp(s) at: www.campbethelvirginia.org/summer.htm.
See the complete summer camp schedule and age-group offerings on page 16 of this
brochure. For Camp Too Sweet registration,
read this information.
Thoroughly complete both sides of the enclosed
and return it via post-mail or in-person with a minimum $50.00 non-refundable
deposit to: Camp Bethel Registrar, 328 Bethel Road, Fincastle, VA 24090. Make
checks payable to Camp Bethel. Full payment in advance is encouraged, but the
$50 deposit is non-refundable unless Camp Bethel cancels your program. A $20
processing fee must be added if you choose to switch or reschedule your camp
you are coming with a friend, be sure to coordinate which date and program to
Parent/Guardian signature is required in the Parent/Guardian Authorization box
on page 2 of the Registration Form.
only one Registration Form per camper, per camp program. You may register for
multiple programs by photocopying the blank form for extras, or printing extra
Phone-in or e-mail reservations are not accepted; camper spaces are not reserved
until we receive your $50 deposit with your form. Register early to guarantee
your chosen program. Tiered price choices are available until May 1, and we
accept registrations up until the first day of camp as long as that camp is
Why 3 Prices for Summer Camp? The Choice is Yours!
Realizing that families have different abilities to pay, Camp Bethel offers
a voluntary fee program. You know your family's finances better than
we do, so choose the tier most suitable for your family and knowing that
all campers receive the same Camp Bethel quality experience, no
matter what amount you choose to pay or contribute. The Supporters Fee is what it actually costs Camp
Bethel to provide a summer camp experience for one camper, including counselor
and lifeguard pay, utilities, insurance, meals, building and grounds
maintenance, vehicle upkeep, replacing outdated equipment, accreditation and
permits, program supplies and curriculum.
(actual cost + $50 gift)
gives you the opportunity to help us do more with the mission
funding we receive. You help us stretch our limited campership funds to help
more children experience the power of camp. You help Camp Bethel make needed
improvements and foster future growth in all we do. The Subsidized Fee is available only through May 1.
You may be surprised to learn that this fee does not reflect what it costs to
offer summer camp programs. This reduced (subsidized) rate is made possible through the mission funding
dollars we receive from our District congregations, our annual fund-raising
events, and gifts from individuals who value the impact the summer camp
experience at Camp Bethel has on children, youth, individuals and families.
balance of your fee (or signed Good-As-Gold certificates) must be received 14
days before your camp week. If your complete camp fee is not received at least
14 days prior to your camp date, you will forfeit your reserved spot. No refunds
for (1) cancellation within 14 days of your camp date, (2) partial camp
attendance, or (3) early departure for any reason unless Camp Bethel cancels the
your deposit and/or full payment, send a check or money order payable to Camp
Bethel. A 4% surcharge is added to payments and deposits made by credit card
Complete the “Calculate your fees” chart (including if you’d like to order your
Photo DVD; see DVD information below) AND the “How are you paying?” box.
YES, we accept pre-payment-in-full and personal delivery of registrations and
fees to our camp office.
Scholarship funding (“campership”) is available. See instructions on page 5 of
the 2015 Summer Camps
Virlina CoB congregations help campers with “Good-As-Gold Certificates” which
may be used for deposit, partial-payment, or full-payment. Ask your pastor or
camp rep about Good-As-Gold Certificates.
Upon receiving your registration, we will send you a confirmation packet
(indicating balance due, if any), including a camper gear list, camper and
parent information, check-in procedures, policy guides, a Health History Form to
complete and return and any adventure waivers. If you do not receive your
confirmation packet within 2 weeks, contact us at 540-992-2940 or
Mail/deliver completed Registration Form with minimum $50 deposit (or full
CAMP BETHEL REGISTRAR
328 BETHEL ROAD
FINCASTLE, VA 24090-4276
Photo DVDs of your camp week have over 500 photos of each camp week for only
$15 per DVD. At week’s end, we gather all our staff cameras and compile all the
photos from your week. Photo DVDs provide an extraordinary record by which to
remember your time at camp, and proceeds from sales of DVDs directly fund food
and staffing costs for the summer program, so please support camp in this way.
DVDs will be mailed to you 2 weeks after your camp week. 3 ways to order: 1. The
“Payment Information” section of the Registration Form; 2. At camp’s Trading
Post before check-in OR after pick-up; 3. After camp by sending us a check for
$15/DVD and a note with the camper’s name & dates.
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