bachelor of arts in camp ministry and biblical studies

Overview of Camp Ministry and Biblical Studies

This is a cooperative program with Forest Springs Camp & Conference Center in Westboro, Wisconsin. Students complete three years of biblical studies, Christian ministry, and general education at Oak Hills, then spend a year at Forest Springs’ Leadership Training and Development (LTD) program. The training at Forest Springs will prepare you for effective ministry in Christian camping through classroom instruction, informal discussion, and hands-on experiences in the major operational areas of year-round Christian camping.

Who Should Apply

Individuals with previous camp ministry experience who are pursuing a career in Christian camping.

Individuals who have a desire to make a difference in the lives of youth.

This program will prepare you for service in a Christian camping role.

You will gain a foundational understanding of the Bible, develop Christian leadership skills, and build a strong and practical work ethic.

Career Paths

Graduates can expect to find positions that vary from entry level internships to administrative leadership positions in camps around the United States and throughout the world. Camp jobs are available both as salaried and missionary support based.

Required Credits

126 credits required including: Camp Ministry (33), Biblical Studies (40), General Education (30), Christian Ministry (33), Free Electives (8). To view a list of required courses, click here.

Scott Buchan

camp director

Program Director: Camp Ministry 
Camp Director: Camp Oak Hills

B.A. in Biblical Studies and Camp Ministry 
Oak Hills Christian College, Bemidji, MN

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