Gardner-Webb Continues Tradition as Host of Summer Camps

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Biblical Teaching, Sports and Business Included in Offerings 

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. – Gardner-Webb University continues a commitment to summer camps that offers participants the chance to grow further in religion, athletics, and education.  Numerous camps are being offered in June and July.

Sports Camps:

–Football: Youth Day, June 10-12

–Football: Prospect Day, June 14

–Football: Seven on Seven, June 15

–Swim, June 10-14

–Women’s Basketball, June 11 and Elite Camp, June 12-13

–Men’s Basketball (middle school), June 13-14 and Elite Camp, June 17

–Women’s Basketball, June 18-20

–Diamond Dog Baseball, June 18-20

–FCA, June 20-22

–Wrestling, June 20-22

–Women’s Basketball Camp II, June 21

–Women’s Soccer, July 14-17

–Michael Walker Soccer Camp, July 18-21

–Men’s Soccer, July 21-25

–Volleyball, July 27-28

–Baseball Showcase, July 31

Gardner-Webb Athletics oversees all camps related to sports.  More information on each camp can be obtained by calling 704-406-4340.

Other Camps:

–Crossroads Youth Camp (Clayton King Ministries). June 24-28

–Crossroads Youth Camp (Clayton King Ministries), July 1-5

–Crossroads Youth Camp (Clayton King Ministries), July 8-12

–Crossroads Youth Camp (Clayton King Ministries), July 15-19

–Crossroads Youth Camp (Clayton King Ministries), July 22-26

–B.E.S.T. (Bringing Executives and Students Together), July 24-26

–CILD (Center for Innovative Leadership Development) Summer Conference, July 29-30 

Crossroads Youth Camp began in 1995 when Gardner-Webb alumnus and renowned evangelist Clayton King (’95) answered what he describes as a “God-given, lifelong vision to offer a summer camp youth ministry.”  Since then, almost 45,000 students have experienced Christ’s love and grace through Crossroads summer camps.  This year’s theme, “One,” includes nightly worship services, held Monday – Thursday at 7 p.m.  Further details about the ministry and future events are available online at or by calling 704-434-2920.

The B.E.S.T. Program is offered by the Gardner-Webb Godbold School of Business at no cost to high school students through an application process.  Daily activities involve workshops on business, finance and marketing, guest speakers from the business community, and campus tours.  More information, including registration is available through the Godbold School of Business at 704-406-2260.

The Center for Innovative Leadership Development (CILD) and Center for Ethics and Entrepreneurship (CEE) Summer Leadership Conference is co-facilitated by the GWU School of Education and the Godbold School of Business.  The theme of this year’s conference is “The Power of “I”-Squared:  Unlocking the Imagination and Innovation in Each of Us.”  More information is available at 704-406-3221.

Located in Boiling Springs, N.C., Gardner-Webb University’s purpose is to advance the Kingdom of God through Christian higher education by preparing graduates for professional and personal success, instilling in them a deep commitment to service and leadership, and equipping them for well-rounded lives of lasting impact, Pro Deo et Humanitate (For God and Humanity).