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Rethinking The Classroom: The logic of camp in educational ministries

by | Dec 1, 2018 | Scholarly Publications, The Logic of Camp

Ministry leaders and scholars often have dismissed the camp experience as mere fun and games, while lifting up the traditional classroom model of direct instruction. This article challenges these long-standing assumptions using descriptions of ministry contexts and new data from a nationwide study of camp directors and congregational leaders. The six big ideas offer a compelling portrait of Christian summer camp, revealing its power for Christian education.

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