Christian Camping

Ukraine, Moldova & Transcaucasia

Who We Are

When Jesus came, he gathered a band of disciples and acted as their counselor as they traveled the Judean countryside. When John describes the ministry of Jesus, he says, "The Word became flesh and made his dwelling [literally, set up his tent] among us."
- The Christian Сamp Counselor by Jim Badke

Christian camps have become a
leading platformsee Worldwide research by OneHope
the Church in the Former Soviet Union uses to connect with young audiences. We exist to help build the Church by being a network maximizing ministry of Christian camps. We do it through training and equipping camp leaders for the purpose of connecting with children and youth through Christian camps.

Association of Christian Camps and Conference Centers known as CCI-Ukraine was founded by Kingdom Ventures, Inc, Canada, in 1996. We are an interdenominational ministry and are a member of Christian Camping International.

The  Power of Camp

  • From Camper To Program Leader
    I was an ordinary boy. I had just finished my sixth year at public school and was making plans for summer with my friends from the street...
  • From Camper To Camping Instructor
    I first went to Christian camp when I was 12. I come from a non-church family. At camp I immediately appreciated the relationships...
  • From Camper to Counselor
    His mother became a Christian in early 1990 and immediately joined her church’s camp staff as a camp administrator, camp nurse and...

    We are Focused on Maximizing
    Christian Camping Ministry

    Management

    For Camp Directors and Program Leaders

    We are working on developing the ecosystem of Christian camps in 7 countries. By conducting seminars and workshops for camp directors, we help them organize the work of their camps properly so as to reach the hearts of as many campers as possible.

    Team

    Training, Staff Sourcing, Internship

    We conduct conferences, seminars, workshops and team-building activities for entire camp teams. This contributes to the formation of a shared culture and language within the Christian camp teams. It also helps the camps find volunteers and share experiences.

    Program

    Make Your Camp Unique

    We train Christian camps how to create their own camp programs. Brainstorming sessions, seminars, research results, and access to our online knowledge base help Christian camps create better camp programs and proclaim the gospel more effectively.

    Marketing

    Attract More Campers

    Through our online resources, we are creating a brand of Christian camps in general. We also offer seminars to promote the Christian camp through social networks and our website creation service.

    Resources

    Rent a Site or Purchase Equipment

    We provide information based on real reviews from the members of the Association of Christian Camps and their partners about where to rent a camp site, purchase sports equipment, travel equipment or any other equipment for camps.

    Legal Advice

    Start Your Camp

    We consult churches that are considering starting a camp on how it is best to organize a camp in terms of law. Our experts provide legal advice, as well as comprehensive training for churches on request, making the launch of the Christian camp as seamless as possible.

    23


    Years

    737


    Camps

    24104


    Camp Leaders

    60261


    Campers per year

    Get Involved

    Pray

    for our ministry

    Your prayers uphold our hands so our team can serve Christian camps in the Former Soviet Union in the power of the Spirit (Ephesians 6:12). You can view and download our prayer guide right here

    Teach

    at our conferences

    We have several annual national conferences and training camps in 6 countries and we are constantly looking for camp professionals experienced in teaching to provide the instruction. We are considering online seminars as well. Please, send us a note.

    Volunteer

    at camps or events

    Christian camps in our countries need a more volunteers. We are looking for English-speaking counselors and instructors for Christian camps. If you are interested in students or volunteers from Ukraine - we'll do our best to provide connections. 

    Give

    to support us in ministry

    We are working in conflict-affected countries. Every dollar you give allows us to serve more camp leaders and they, in turn, build strong and stable Bible camps where more children can hear about Jesus. ( Canada / USA )

    Stay Up to Date With Our Ministry

    Our Committed & Hardworking Team and Wise & Supportive Board Members

    Our head office is based in Kyiv, Ukraine. We have our representatives in Georgia, Armenia and some other countries of the former Soviet Union. We have been building this camping community for many years. And now we have hundreds of camps actively involved in CCI ministry. Together we are working on implementing the Great Commision.

    Vladimir Shevchenko
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    Valeri Buiglishvili
    CCI-Georgia Coordinator
    Astghik Mikaelyan
    CCI-Armenia Coordinator
    Mikhail
    CCI Coordinator
    Tatiana Levchuk
    Camp Consultant
    Oksana Magdych
    Director of Training Programs
    Daria Stepanchenko
    Administrative Assistant
    Alexey Skurikhin
    Ministry Development Director
    Pavel Bakum
    Membership Director

    CCI Ukraine Board of Trustees

    • Gerald Huebner – Canada
    • Sergiy Karachevtsev – Ukraine
    • Insur Shamgunov– UK
    • Tim Duffield – Canada
    • Vladimir Shevchenko – Ukraine CCI CEO (non-voting)
    • Alexey Skurikin – Ukraine CCI staff (Camp Community focus) (non-voting)

    Reviews

    • The International Training Camp for camp leaders. Leaders can bring their entire camp leadership team. We are putting together exciting materials, practical exercises and offer the opportunity for camp leaders to relive a Christian camp experience as campers.
    • The International Conference for Christian camp directors, program leaders, counselors, marketers, fundraisers and creative camp staff teams.

    Our Partners

    Contacts

    Ukraine, Kyiv, Oleny Pchilky str, 8, apt 306
    +38 067 122 15 15
    Email: office@cciukraine.org

    Association of Christian Camps and Conference Centers

    Association of Christian Camps and Conference Centers known as CCI-Ukraine was founded by Kingdom Ventures, Inc, Canada, in 1996 and currently brings together Christian camps, conference centers, camping organizations and their leaders.


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