FAQs for Parents

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We will do our best to work with our staff and facility staff to make the necessary accommodations for kids with special needs. Call the CentriKid Office toll free at 1-877-CAMP123 or e-mail your question to centrikid@lifeway.com.


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Camp is open to campers who are 3rd grade through those who have completed 6th grade.


Beginning in 2014, we’ve invited churches to bring “rising” 3rd graders if the church chooses to. Many folks have asked for this, so we’ve put the ball in the court of the church group leader and the parents about whether to include rising 3rd graders in your CentriKid group.


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This depends on the location your group will be attending. The majority of locations are 2–4 bedroom dorm rooms with shared bathrooms or bath on the hall. Be sure to check out your group’s location page for more specific information!


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Alcohol, tobacco, illegal drugs, fireworks, any kind of weapon, radios, portable CD players, MP3 players, iPods, water guns, water balloons, skateboards, and rollerblades (this includes “Wheelies”).


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Bible, shorts and t-shirts, shoes (campers must wear closed toe shoes at recreation!), personal hygiene items and linens, favorite pillow, money for snacks and items in the store and other optional items such as a camera.


FAQs for Group Leaders

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We’ve got the camp schedule posted online, and every camper has this schedule on the back of their nametag for the week. But if you want to know what happens during every element of camp, you can download this detailed version of the camp schedule with more explanation of what happens next.


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The Weekend Camp schedule is online. It is shorter, but designed to get as much of the CentriKid Camp experience as possible into 3 days and 2 nights.  You can download a detailed description of each element of weekend camp too.


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We accept cash, checks (made out to LifeWay), and credit cards.


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Pending the week and location, other groups may be on campus as well. Although CentriKid will use the majority of the housing at each camp location, there may be other visitors to the campus or conference center your group attends.


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Our deposit deadline is February 15. For all spots you have reserved, a $50 deposit is required to keep that spot. You can take care of this by calling 1-877-CAMP123 or by accessing your account online HERE. Payments include check, credit card, or your LifeWay Account. Remember, you can still make reservations after February 15, based on availability at our locations, but a $50 deposit will be due upon any new registrations.


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1 adult for every 5 kids (gender specific).


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This depends on the location your group will be attending. The majority of locations are 2–4 bedroom dorm rooms with shared bathrooms or bath on the hall. Be sure to check out your group’s location page for more specific information!


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At Hang Time, we want you to hang out with your kids, and we want to hang out with your kids, too! There are always games and various other Hang Time options planned, so there is never a dull moment! Most locations have a rec center and/or snack bar so be sure to bring some extra cash for snacks. Of course, the Camp Store is open and there are staff all over campus to hang out and get to know your kids.


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If a camper requires medical attention while at camp, the camper is responsible for the cost. If the camper does not have insurance the sponsoring church will be the financially responsible party. If the medical attention is needed because of an accidental injury at camp, LifeWay provides a limited insurance policy that applies to those costs.