Manhood Camp LA 2016
July 29 - July 30
Youth workers, we invite you and your young men to take the ManHood challenge and join this Rites-Of-Passage journey.
ManHood Camp is an event designed for youth workers to bring their high school & middle school guys to gain practical wisdom, inspiration and tools for becoming the men God created them to BE. Learn from dynamic speakers who will keep it real and share valuable insights that they wish someone would have taught them when they were in high school.
MAIN SESSION SPEAKERS
Friday Night Concert
1:00pm – 5:00pm – Registration & Camp Set-Up
3:00pm – 4:00pm – Skillshops
4:15pm – 5:15pm – Skillshops
5:30pm – 6:30pm – Dinner (Biola Cafeteria)
7:00pm – 8:30pm – General Session #1
8:30pm – 9:00pm – Transition to Camp
9:00pm – 11:00pm – Team Building Sports Activities
11:00pm – 12:00am – Showers
6:00am – 7:00am – Showers
7:30am – 8:30am – Breakfast (Biola Cafeteria)
9:00am – 10:30am – General Session #2
10:45am – 11:45am – Workshops
11:45am – 12:45pm – Lunch (Biola Cafeteria)
1:00pm – 1:45pm – Activity
2:00pm – 3:00pm – Workshops
3:15pm – 4:30pm – General Session #3
– How to Treat a Woman
– Hang Time With Jesus
– Competition and Character
– Managing Your Finances
– GRIT: How to Live with Discipline
– Keeping Your Chill: Managing Anger
– Goal Setting for the Future
Every man needs skills! Skillshops are designed to give you a hands-on lesson for things every guy should know how to do. Check out the various Skillshops and get skilled!
– AUTO SHOP 101
Whips, Rides, American Muscle, Import Racing, Rarris and Lambos. We get it, you like cars, then it helps to know your way around one. Learn how to change a tire, jumpstart a car, check the oil and brakes. Gentlemen, start your engines!
– THE DAPPER GENTLEMAN:
When it comes to interviews and making a first impression it takes skill to dress to impress. In this skillshop, you’ll learn how to tie a necktie, dress for an interview and make a first impression.
– GET FIT CHALLENGE
Box jumps, getting swole and eating clean, are you about that life? It’s impressive to see professional athletes do amazing physical feats, but every pro needs to master the basics. Come out to test your fitness and learn the fundamentals of getting fit.
What is Manhood Camp? Young men will be challenged to overcome the pain of their father-wound and to dare to allow God to re-write their future. We envision young men learning the core competencies for becoming leaders worth following, men of integrity, discipline and purity and one day…loving & faithful husbands and dads!
Who’s Invited? Urban Young Men (High School & Middle School) along with male youth workers, mentors and dads. Please be aware that ManHood Camp will involve some mature conversations about topics that young men face growing up. It is best suited for high school students and mature middle schoolers. We rely on the youth leaders and dads to evaluate the maturity of the middle schoolers.
- Bring tents, sleeping bags and flashlights to camp out.
- Bathrooms & Showers will be available.
Meals: We will eat all our meals in the Biola Cafeteria.
Location and Directions / Where to Park
- Biola University: 13800 Biola Ave, La Mirada, CA 90639 Map
- First, use the Parking Lot A entrance and proceed to Sutherland Hall to check in. After Registration, move your vehicle to a different lot (TBD) for camp setup and overnight parking.
- Campus Map – Interactive
- Campus Map – Printable
Mandatory Waiver Form: Every attendee (youth and adult) must have a signed waiver form. Student forms must be signed by a parent or legal guardian. Please download and fill these out in advance.
Download Liability Form
What to Bring for Camping: Tents, Sleeping Bags, Flashlights. Shorts, T-shirts, Swimsuit, sweatshirt, Bible, pen, towel, toothbrush. Camp on the lawn with your group! Bathrooms and Showers will be available. Don’t forget your signed Liability Form!
Don’t have a tent? You can rent them at REI.
Cancellations & Transfers
- There is no refund for cancellations after Tuesday July 26. You may change the attendees within your group, or add more attendees at the door.