YFC accomplishes it's mission in partnership with Outdoor Mission Camp through these local ministry programs.

  • SHERPA
    Wilderness Discipleship Training in a small community of college age leaders, who selflesly lead, guide and enable others to reach their highest goals. In the wilderness venue of the Great Smoky Mounains, SHERPAs gain skills in backpacking, rockclimbing, paddling, and facilitating while growing in their own relationship with God and discipling others through counseling skills, Bible study, conflict resolution and developmentally appropriate team building. Preparation for a life of missions and ministry here and abroad!

  • WILD
    Wilderness Instruction for Leadership Development is hands on ministry training, YFC style. Three Story, the Five Essentials, Team Planning, Bible Study Prep are all presented in awesome mountain setting with other high school age leaders. In the classroom and in the national park, learning takes place, equipping high school students to lead their peers back home!

  • Intro to Wilderness
    Get a weeklong taste of an outdoor wilderness adventure! MIddle and high school students spend time experiencing outdoor adventures in and around the Smokies. A chance to spend time with The Creator in His Creation.

  • Wilderness 101

    A two-week, fun, relational wilderness discipleship based camp for middle school and high school students.  Paddle, climb, backpack, cook, and trek through the Smokies! Spiritually and physically challenging, this camp is an opportunity for deep personal growth.

  • Campability
    Learn to put others before yourself by serving one-on-one  in a day camp setting with kids who have special needs. Then return to OMC for an afternoon of debrief, team building, and wilderness adventure. An amazing opportunity to share Christ and learn to serve others!

  • La Aventura
    Reaching out to Spanish culture youth with opportunites to know the Creator through your experiences in His creation.

  • Retreats
    Outdoor Mission Camp serves as a place of ministry and growth for many diverse groups. Church Ski retreats, fall hiking trips, outdoor adventure retreats, service project retreats, and other custom retreats are available year round.