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Welcome to CCCA's Ohio Section website. The Ohio Section is made up of CCCA member camps from the great state of Ohio. On this site, you'll find:

  • The Section Members tab provides a list of all CCCA member camps in the Ohio Section. Find out where member camps are located, then drill down to additional information about these great camps.
  • On the Section Leadership tab, you'll find information regarding the leadership of both the Great Lakes Region (of which we are a part) and local section leadership.
  • Visit the Section News and Events tab for details about upcoming events in our section, our region as well as training events and the annual conference hosted by CCCA.
  • The Sectional Conference tab provides details about our annual sectional where local Christian camps come together for two to three days of worship, fellowship, networking, and fun. If you are not a part of CCCA, no problem. You can still attend. Check out the Sectional Conference tab for more information.
  • Finally, the Section Connection tab provides members with various resources, including links to various ways to communicate within — and outside of — our section.

On behalf of CCCA and the Ohio Section, thanks for visiting, and we hope to see you at one of our member camps and conferences soon!



Region Representative

Cathey PrudhommeCathey Prudhomme
Great Lakes Region

Eagle Village   Email Cathey

Section President

Matt Wiley—2014-2016
Marmon Valley Farm
7754 ST RT 292 S
Zanesfield, OH 43360

(937) 593-8000 

President Elect

Lonnie Thompson 2014-2016
Heartland Conference and Retreat Center
3201 County Road 225 
Marengo, OH 43334
(740) 747-0220




Kriston Thompson 2014-2017
Heartland Conference and Retreat Center
3201 County Road 225
Marengo, OH 43334

(740) 747-0220 ext. 105


Dan Bajc ​2013-2017
Camp Wanake
9463 Manchester Ave SW
Beach City, OH 44608





Government Relations

Sue Nigh
Heartland Conference and Retreat Center
3201 County 225 
Marengo, OH 43334 

(740) 747-0220

Past President

Jeremy Krauss
Beulah Beach Camp & Retreat Center
6101 W Lake Rd
Vermilion, OH 44089

(440) 967-4861




NextGen Coordinator

Mike Landis
Camp Carl

(330) 315-5815

Member at Large

Ben Radley
Pleasant Hill Outdoor Camp
4654 Pleasant Hill Road
Perrysville, OH 44864

(419) 938-3715



Member at Large

Lauren Unger
Camp Echoing Hills
36272 County Road 79
Warsaw, Ohio 43844

(800) 419-6513, ext. 303

Member at Large

Don Smith
Echoing Hills Camp
36272 County Road 79
Warsaw, Ohio 43844

(800) 419-6513






News and Events

Great Lakes Region & National News

Welcome, Mt. Hope Bible Camp! Otway, Ohio.
Posted: 09/17/2014
Michigan Section Executive Director’s Gathering/Advance
Posted: 11/04/2014

The New York Times article "Stop Googling. Let's Talk." explores research on the toll our always-connected, never-fully-present way of life is taking on relationships and empathy. Read the article for an in-depth look at the problem, and to learn why camp may be part of the solution.
Posted: 10/02/2015
Youth worker Mark Oestreicher describes the big faith decisions teens sometimes make at camp as "Ebenezers." Find out what in the world that means, and why he thinks camps and retreats play an important role in the faith formation journey of young people today, in this blog post.
Posted: 09/29/2015
While 35 percent of millennials do not identify with any religion, new research from Barna Group suggests "the light of the millennial Christian is shining actually brighter than that of Boomer or Gen X Chrisitans," according to Barna President David Kinnaman. Find out why in this Relevant magazine article.
Posted: 09/29/2015


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List of Events for
10/1/2015 to 10/1/2016


12/07/2015 To 12/10/2015
PANORAMA: Camp Board Summit
12/07/2015 8:30 AM To 12:00 PM
PANORAMA: Youth Culture Summit
12/07/2015 9:00 AM To 4:00 PM
PANORAMA: Corners of the Field 5K Fun Run
12/10/2015 7:00 AM To 9:00 AM


Ohio Sectional
02/29/2016 To 03/03/2016
Indiana Sectional
02/29/2016 To 03/02/2016


Ohio Sectional
02/29/2016 To 03/03/2016
Indiana Sectional
02/29/2016 To 03/02/2016
Michigan Sectional
03/07/2016 To 03/09/2016


2016 Tennessee/Kentucky Super-Sectional with
Indiana, Ohio, and Illinois Sections

February 29 - March 2, 2016

 Camp Camby Conference & Retreat Center

Camby, Indiana

Contact Lonnie Thompson or Matt Wiley for registration info
(740) 225-1994 / (937) 539-0492 





For 2015, NextGen coordination will take place at a section level, with assistance from the CCCA National Offices. Find out how you can get involved in NextGen, either as a mentor, or a mentee.

NextGen Coordinators: Access your NextGen Coordinators Toolbox. Please contact CCCA with any information or questions you have at:




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