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South Mountain Baptist Camp

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Our Mission

The mission of South Mountain Baptist Camp is to assist the Church to reach people for Christ and to develop young disciples that will be effective in impacting our culture and carrying the gospel throughout the world.

Summer Camp

At our core SMBC is a Christian summer camp for children and teenagers. We serve churches in the western North Carolina area and develop disciples for the world.

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Retreat Information

From September to May, the camp is available as a retreat facility. There are endless options available for you to customize a retreat to fit your group’s needs.

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Activities

During each afternoon, church groups have the opportunity to go swimming and choose one additional activity from the many offered!

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Facilities

We have many different facilities that can be used year-round including a dining hall, chapel, retreat center, and seven cabins.

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Get Involved

You and your church can partner with us in several different ways including prayer, volunteering, and giving.

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Outdoor Education

From September to May, our facilities are available to host your school group. Contact us so that we can help you plan your field trip for 2020.

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Fundraisers

We conduct three fundraisers each year that enable us keep the cost of summer camp as low as possible. We have a Chili Cook-off in January, a 5K/Fun Run in April, and a Facebook fundraiser in November that coincides with #Giving Tuesday.

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Forms & Downloads

Looking for the Summer Registration Forms? Looking for the Medical Release Forms? Use the Forms & Downloads page to get these items.

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Contact Us

Meet our team, get directions, and contact us with any question you may have. We are here to help and serve.

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About the Camp

Since the mid 1950s, the Spirit of God has rested upon a 72 acre tract of land nestled in the South Mountain range of Burke County in North Carolina.

From humble beginnings, God has raised up South Mountain Baptist Camp to meet the Christian camping needs of thousands of persons.

While the original dream for South Mountain Baptist Camp was for a summer camp for boys and girls, God’s vision was much larger, and now South Mountain is a year-round facility that ministers to nearly four thousand children, youth, and adults each year.

Certifications

Quotation MarkI love the good, old fashion, outdoor fun and watching the kids play!
Quotation MarkOur favorite part of camp is worship. Our kids loved the songs and have been singing them all day!
Quotation MarkThis camp is a wonderful place to bring our kids. I really appreciate how much the gospel is saturated into everything you do. Keep it up!
Quotation MarkGod is working in an awesome way here at SMBC.
Quotation MarkThe staff does an excellent job of getting to know and engaging the campers and it is obvious that the Lord is number one in their lives. Every year I am more impressed than the year before.
Quotation MarkSMBC has an awesome heart for winning souls, and ministering to children in a fun way. Chapel time, staff enthusiasm and age appropriate activities make this camp ROCK!! You and your group will be blessed!
Quotation MarkWe absolutely love SMBC. It’s an experience that everyone should share. Jesus is all over this place!