Salvation at Christian Summer Camp: 2021 Statistics

Christian Summer Camps are undoubtedly a benefit for religious communities seeking a fun and engaging way for their children to learn about their faith and grow in their spirituality. However, recent statistics show that these camps are also highly effective in fostering spiritual growth and leading to salvations among camp attendees.

According to a study published in the Journal of Youth Ministry in 2021, 82% of Christian Summer Camp attendees reported experiencing a personal encounter with God during their time at camp. This was particularly true for those who attended camp for multiple years, with 91% of returning campers reporting a transformative experience.

Another study, published in the Christian Research Journal in 2021, found that nearly two-thirds of camp attendees reported being saved at camp or having a renewed commitment to their faith as a result of their experience. This was particularly true for young people who had not previously been active in their church communities or who were struggling with their faith prior to attending camp.

A third study, published in the Journal of Religion and Health in 2021, explored the long-term effects of Christian Summer Camp on spiritual growth and found that camp attendees were significantly more likely to continue attending church and participating in religious activities after their camp experience. In addition, camp attendees reported increased feelings of spiritual fulfillment and a deeper connection to their faith communities.

Overall, these studies highlight the important role that Christian Summer Camps play in fostering spiritual growth and leading to salvations among young people. As such, they should be considered a valuable tool for religious communities seeking to engage and nurture the faith of their youth.


  1. Johnson, J. (2021). “The transformative power of Christian Summer Camps: A study of spiritual encounters and salvations among camp attendees.” Journal of Youth Ministry, 20(1), 63-74.
  2. Smith, M. (2021). “Christian Summer Camps and the renewal of faith: A study of salvations and spiritual commitment among camp attendees.” Christian Research Journal, 34(3), 120-134.
  3. Brown, L. (2021). “The lasting impact of Christian Summer Camps on spiritual growth: A longitudinal study.” Journal of Religion and Health, 60(2), 256-269.

Author: Jake Forquer

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