Who We Are?
About Camp Jabez
Camp Jabez on the Cumberland is dedicated to creating spiritual growth, introducing practical life skills, and promoting a positive self esteem in all campers through the use of fun and energetic experiences, dynamic worship and the discovery of God’s Word.
Camp Jabez is focused on building relationships and bringing the good news of Jesus Christ to the hearts of young people. Our program features traditional summer-camp activities with an emphasis on nature, outdoor adventure, horseback riding, noncompetitive sports, and more. The nondenominational Christian atmosphere is appropriate for children and teens from all faiths.
At Camp Jabez we will be focused on bringing the good news of Jesus Christ to the hearts of young people during their time here. We will be conducting week long and multi-week camps with a desire to bring the Christian camp life to Angel Tree kids and underprivileged children through the use of donated scholarships. All children deserve to have the opportunity to experience the joy of Christ. We believe this can be done while having lots of fun. There will be worship services, bible study, and life skills workshops combined with, swimming, crafts, games, sports, and many other fun activities. We plan to hold non-denominational camps open to all youth and the camp will be made available to groups (young and old) from all denominations that would like to hold their own camps and retreats.
As did Jabez of the Bible, ask God to increase his territory and keep him from evil, we at Camp Jabez on the Cumberland are committed to helping young people avoid the evils of today’s world and increase their territory by showing that God’s love and mercy are available to all that ask of Him and any time they need it.
1 Chronicles 4:10 (New King James Version)
10 And Jabez called on the God of Israel saying, “Oh, that You would bless me indeed, and enlarge my territory, that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep me from evil, that I may not cause pain!” So God granted him what he requested.
Camp Jabez on the Cumberland is up and running. We have done a lot of work in preparing the site to be a camp. Our dorm building is completed along with a multi-purpose room for meetings, worship and eating area. Alone with a full service kitchen. We also have a media room with a large screen TV for showing movies.
We will be doing improvements to the facility for the next several years. After relocating to Jabez, Ky it quickly became apparent to us that within this local community there is a need for activities and facilities for young people. We then adjusted our plans for the camp to not only support the underprivileged but to also provide facilities for the local youth and community to enjoy. Our long term plans include a gym, indoor swimming pool, and sports fields that will be available to the community as well as the camp activities.