Southern California pre-camp events

For those volunteers in Southern California who have been accepted to serve at Special Camp 2020: please reserve the following dates for pre-camp planning and preparation:

Date and Time

March 14 (Saturday), 10 am - 12 noon

Informational meeting

For those who have not volunteered before at Special Camp, to learn more about camp. Experienced aides are also encouraged to attend, to share their experiences about Special Camp with new/prospective aides.

Cerritos Baptist Church, 11947 Del Amo Boulevard, Cerritos, CA  90703

April 1
Aide registration deadline
April 25 (Saturday), 9:00 am - noon
Training for all aides

All aides should plan to attend this regional training session, to prepare for serving at this year’s camp. Experienced aides are also encouraged to attend, to share their practical experience and advice with new aides as a part of the training.


May 16 (Saturday), 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pre-camp planning retreat

Joint planning retreat for aides to meet together (virtually), form ministry teams and camper care groups, and start detailed camp planning.

June 6 (Saturday), 10 am - 12 noon
Team building

All aides should plan to attend this regional team-building session, if possible


June 27 @ 2pm

Readying camp and team-building

Preparing camp for the arrival of campers the following day, and team-building activities

June 28 - July 4
Special Camp week!


If you have any further questions about details of any of the above pre-camp events, please e-mail: