Why study camp ministry and biblical studies at Oak Hills?

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.

126 credits required

  • Camp Ministry (33 credits)
  • Biblical Studies (40 credits)
  • General Education (30 credits)
  • Christian Ministry (33 credits)
  • Free Electives (8 credits)

Required Courses and Course Descriptions

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.

What Careers Will I Be Prepared For?

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.

Meet Your Director

Scott Buchan

Program Director: Camp Ministry
Camp Director: Camp Oak Hills

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

Scott Buchan
OHCC Admissions Office, 1600 Oak Hills Road SW, Bemidji, MN 56601 local: 218-751-8670, ext. 1285, toll-free: 866-307-OHCC admissions@oakhills.edu