Explore is a new week of camp started in 2018. It is very popular, so we will be running it again this year. it is for the age range 7-11yrs and we have slightly changed the structure. It will be over a shorter period of time, Monday 10.00am – Friday 6.00pm. The campers will be in the bedrooms of the main house instead of in tents. We do a wide variety of activities like archery, team building games, sports, crafts, BBQ, film night, disco, inflatable assault course but the pool is one of the firm favourites. To help the young people feel at home for their time away, we are requesting that a children’s worker or volunteer accompany the younger children aged 7-9 yrs sent from a church. However, we realise that isn’t always possible, so we will provide ‘House Parents’ for those not able to bring a children’s worker / volunteer. Helpers would join the team but also benefit from their own teaching and support. There will be a small charge to cover food and accommodation.
We are excited to have two new leaders of this week of camp in 2021. We know Steve and Kate very well and they have been part of the team since the start.
I’m Kate and I’m really looking forward to being a leader on the ‘Explore’ week of camp. I’ve been involved with Hill House camps for 28 years, first arriving at the experience as a camper. I’ve experienced doing every role as an adult on camp, but this will be my first time as a leader. I feel truly privileged to continue serving in this way, after so many years of growing in my faith as a child, while at Hill House. I have worked with children and young people my whole career. I currently work in a Primary School as deputy safeguarding and pastoral lead. I am passionate about helping children to take their first steps on a spiritual adventure and getting to know who Jesus is for themselves.
Hi – I’m Steve. I have been involved with camp for many years and am really looking forward to Explore this year. Camp is so much fun and I love how everyone, children and adults alike, comes to know Jesus better during the week. I used to be a Primary School teacher and ran the Year 6 camp – Hill House is more fun!