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reasons to join us at Camp David of the Ozarks

Family Retreats

We welcome our campers’ families with open arms and love getting to know them better at our “Just Among Friends” retreats.

After School Program

Front Porch is a weekly After-school Mentoring Program for children of prisoners.

Mentoring Year Around

This program is for children of prisoners who have participated in Camp David’s summer camp program.

Summer Camps

Impacting the lives of children of prisoners. We believe camp will be the highlight of your summer.

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We are Camp David!

Camp David of the OZarks.

We are a caring, compassionate community with a common goal of giving hope to families of prisoners! We firmly believe in extending grace and value to the families we serve.

”Thanks, Camp David. I’m truly grateful that Nina had the opportunity that other children may not ever experience.”
”Hello! This is my first year here at Camp David and I am so excited. I’ve learned and did so much and thank you for inviting me here. My favorite activities were. . . well I love all of them.”
”I learned about God. My favorite thing was the horse and buggy ride and the food.”
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Meet Our Leadership

Benjamin A. Smith
Benjamin A. Smith
Founder and Director
Grace Smith
Grace Smith
Assistant Director
Paul Van der Kruik
Paul Van der Kruik
Staff Ministries Director
Camp David of the Ozarks

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official blog updates

Grace Enveloping Shame

Grace Enveloping Shame

There is no parable in the Bible that better portrays God the Father, than the story of the Prodigal Son. I have been never so deeply moved by the...

Celebrate Martin Luther King Day

Today is Martian Luther King Jr. day. Racism was never something I knew growing up. I was fortunate to grow up in a family that molded embracing...

Crossing Party Lines

With the racial and political turmoil on the news, it was refreshing to see a vastly different group of people working together at camp this past...

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P.O. Box 1607
Rolla, MO 65402