Camping Ministries B.S. (on campus)

Camping Ministries B.S. (on campus)

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Minister through the Great Outdoors

God uses camps and outdoor ministries to change lives all over the world. In camp ministry, you will be involved with exciting, unique activities in high-impact venues. Lead others to know and worship God through the outdoors, and help them grow both spiritually and physically. Camping Ministries Degree.

Be mentored by caring professors
Find your fit in our community
Get involved and make a difference

Camping Ministries Degree

Christian College in PA


Career Potential

You will be prepared to step out into a variety of ministries where you can combine your biblical leadership skills and passion for the outdoors, such as:

Camping Ministries Degree
  • Camp Director or Camp Program Director
  • Outdoor/Wilderness Ministries Leader
  • Youth Ministry Leader
Camping Ministries Degree
Matt Ames

Sports and Recreational Ministries Major
Appalachian, NY

“CSU has given me a lot of options to get engaged with different types of ministries and they have allowed me to get hands-on experience.”


What Will You Learn?

In all of the programs at CSU, you’ll be interacting with small class sizes and professors who really care and desire to mentor you. You’ll not only receive quality academics to prepare you for your career, but discipleship to prepare you for life. Literature Degree.

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Leadership skills for outdoor and camp settings

Learn from professors who have extensive background in camping ministries and partnerships with organizations who specialize in experiential learning.

Biblical principles for solid teaching

You will be equipped with a strong theological foundation to help you teach biblical truth to people from a variety of different backgrounds. Learn to weave this teaching into various outdoor ministry settings.

Counseling in active learning environments

Practice catalyzing physical and spiritual growth through intentional activity. You will learn to build relationships through fun activities that open doors for conversations about Christ.


What You Will Study

Each of your courses will be taught from a biblical worldview, and you’ll learn with an intimate group of peers led by professors who care about your success.

All courses are three credits unless noted. Course descriptions can be found in the catalog.

First Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • First Year Experience [CSU101] – 0 credits
  • Principles of Bible Study [BI100]
  • Bible Survey [BI111]
  • Academic & Reseached Writing [EN121]
  • Living Well [HP101] – 1 credits
  • Speech Communication [SP100]
  • History Core Elective
  • Writing Across the Disciplines [EN122]
  • General Psychology [PS100]
  • Building a Biblical Lifestyle [TH120]
  • Theology Survey [TH211]
  • Humanities Elective 

This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

Second Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • Worldviews: Humanities and Science [PH206]
  • The Personal Life of the Ministry Leader [PA311]
  • Arts & Sciences Elective
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Humanities Elective
  • Dynamics of Discipleship [PS310]
  • Theological Distinctives [TH308]
  • Humanities Elective
  • Math or Science Elective
  • Free Elective

This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

Third Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • Foundations of Ministry Leadership [EM413]
  • World Religions [EV200]
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Free Elective
  • Free Elective
  • The Family Life of the Ministry Leader [EM412]
  • Senior Seminar [TH480]
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Free Elective

This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

Fourth Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • Camping Ministries Internship courses – 15 credits
  • Camping Ministries courses – 12 credits
  • Arts & Sciences Elective [HP400 recommended]

This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

Program Highlights
  • Clarks Summit University partners with Eleven:6 and Pilgrimage Educational Resources so that you can take courses through the Wilderness Institute for Leadership Development.
  • The mix of knowledge and experience you gain as a Camping Ministries major at CSU will give you the skills you need to impact people for eternity in a field you’re passionate about.
Beyond head knowledge

Gain extensive hands-on training and experiential knowledge through an internship in a camping ministry setting, such as the Forest Springs Camp and Conference Center.

Camping Ministries Degree

Christian College in PA


Your Priority: God's Word

While you prepare for your career you’ll also earn a double major in Biblical Studies. At CSU, you’ll experience personal mentorship with someone who cares deeply about you and your relationship with your Creator. You’ll be challenged to think through topics and questions through a biblical worldview. Your Bible courses will lay a foundation for whatever path God has for your life.

When you attend this Bible college, you’re getting more than just a degree—you’re getting the tools, support system and encouragement to follow Christ with your whole heart—long after graduation.


You want to
choose a college:

 Where you can get prepared for your future.
 Where you will grow in your relationship with Christ.
 Where you truly find your fit.

Students constantly say the top reason they love CSU so much is: Community. When you’re part of the CSU community, you attend class with professors who are mentors; you do life right alongside others who want to serve their Savior, and you are welcomed into lifelong friendships that last well beyond graduation.

Camping Ministries Degree

Christian College in PA


Here's what our students actually pay: 

(Hint—it's way less than "sticker" price! Plus, our costs continually fall below our in-state, private school competitors' actual costs.)

A Christ-centered education is a wise investment. That's why we make biblical education as affordable as possible for students like you.

Scholarships are for Christian character, work ethic and academics. 99% of full-time, on-campus students get free financial aid(Based on incoming class of Fall 2021)



(not including loans)



Worldwide Impact

For more than 90 years, CSU has prepared Christ-centered, career-ready graduates to serve around the globe in a variety of ministries and careers. You'll learn from trusted professors who have a heart for Christ and desire for discipleship. You'll join a community of CSU students who are passionate about using their talents to serve Christ.

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See how you fit in here at CSU, where you'll learn through a biblical worldview, become part of an encouraging community and prepare to serve Christ through your life and career.




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