Next CamasCon: November 1-5, 2018
Camas Meadows Bible Camp is hosting a CamasCon retreat for November 1-5 for board gaming enthusiasts to connect with one another and with God. Attendees are welcome to join us for a day, the weekend, or the extended experience from Thursday through Monday.
During this retreat, there will be options for RPG sessions, a Cube Draft, and the Annual Settlers of Catan Tournament, with prizes. Once again, we will be raffling off games to raise support for the Camas Meadows Scholarship Fund, enabling kids to attend summer camp regardless of means, and the Hands and Feet Children’s Home in Haiti, serving some of the neediest children on the planet. Fall weather will be transitioning to early winter, a beautiful time to enjoy a brisk hike between games. There’s even a chance we might glimpse the first snowfall of the year from the comfort of the camp lodge.
We welcome you to join us around the table for games, food & fellowship!
CamasCon—Connecting with games, other gamers and with God.
What to expect at CamasCon:
- Playing games. Teaching and learning games, new and old.
- Chapel sessions with a guest speaker.
- Outdoor activities, such as hiking or paintball, may be available (weather permitting).
Retreat Cost: (includes lodging, meals & snacks)
- Weekend Registration: $125 per person
- Extra Days (Thursday / Monday) : $25 per day
- Saturday only: $75 per person
Meals provided: Friday dinner through Sunday lunch (extended weekends include meals Thursday & Monday)
For additional Information call Daryl “Scruffy” Wilks at 509-548-6553. The registration form can be downloaded here: CamasCon Spring 2018
Next Fall CamasCon Retreat: November 1 – 5, 2018
Join us in November for our 12th Annual Fall Gaming Retreat. There will be a Settlers of Catan Tournament on Saturday, with prizes for the top places. Once again we will hold our Game Raffle to benefit the Hands and Feet Project, an orphan’s home for children in Haiti and to raise funds for our Camper Scholarship Fund. You can participate by donating a game to the Raffle, or bringing some extra money to buy a game or two.
Spring CamasCon Retreat: March 21 – 25, 2019
Next Summer CamasCon: July 26 – 28, 2019
In 2019, Camas Meadows will be hosting our fifth Summer CamasCon. The summer retreat is a casual weekend of gaming and fellowship with outdoor activities that may not be available during the spring & fall retreats.
Summer CamasCon: July 27-29
Spring CamasCon, March 22-26, 2018
Fall CamasCon, November 2 – 6, 2017
Summer CamasCon, July 28-30, 2017
This was a small, but fun weekend of gaming that brought in some new people to the CamasCon experience. Tim “Keebler” Whitney challenged and encouraged us during to avoid idols, including gaming ones, and to reach out to others through our gaming.
Spring CamasCon, March 23-27, 2017
Our second extended length retreat was our largest CamasCon yet, with 57 people coming for at least part of the weekend. The speaker, Chris “Van Helsing” Weedin brought incredibly relevant and meaningful teaching. Another RPG session run by the Fishers was a hit. And the gaming food & fellowship was great, as always.
Fall CamasCon, November 3-7, 2016
What a great weekend of gaming and fellowship! We had 54 attendees, some of whom took advantage of the extra days Thursday and Monday. Rob Anderson taught on the image of Christ, peace and peacemaking. We were blown away by the generosity of our guests as the game raffle raised over $800 to split between the Camper Scholarship fund and the Hands and Feet Children’s home in Haiti.
Popular games for the weekend included Scythe, Cry Havok, Clank! , and Gold West. Several excellent RPG sessions were prepared and lead by Michael & Kaely Fisher. The longer weekend plus daylight savings allowed more time for conversing, beautiful autumn hikes and, of course, extra games. Steven Whitham reclaimed his Catan Champion title for the 5th time:
2016 Settlers of Catan Tournament Results:
1 – Steven Whitham
2 – Clint Griffith
3 (tie) – Sheldon Louthan & Nathaniel Haskin