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Youth Conference 2023

Youth Conference 2023

JULY 11–14, 2023
“Fear thou not; for I am with thee:
be not dismayed; for I am thy God:
I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee;
yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand
of my righteousness.” —Isaiah 41:1

You are invited to the 30th annual Youth Camp of the HRC. The Lord willing, camp this year will be from Tuesday, July 11 to Friday, July 14, 2023. The purpose of the camp is to provide those entering into 10th grade through age 25 with an opportunity for fellowship and spiritual instruction. Please join us for a rewarding and fun-filled week at beautiful Camp Michawana in Hastings, Michigan.


Adapting to Living in Babylon
Rev. Bill Boekestein

Surviving and Thriving in Babylon
Rev. Terry Klaver

The True King of Babylon
Dr. Michael Barrett

Trusting God in Babylon
Dr. Joel Beeke

Counting the Cost in Babylon
Dr. Brian Najapfour

Rev. Darryl Dedert


Media Matters

Building Christ-centered Relationships

Gospel Witness in a Secular World

Conference Rules

The conference rules are outlined on the electronic application form, and you are asked to obey these guidelines out of love. They are intended to provide Christian direction to your behavior and its motives. If followed, they will enrich the camp environment and allow for the greatest possible growth among us. Thank you for your cooperation.

Registration and Payment

Be sure to register and pay before June 12 to receive the early bird pricing of $175. The price after that date is $200. For any questions or issues with online registration or payment, email youth­camp@hrcgr.org.

What to Bring

All campers should bring a Bible, sleeping bag, pillow, flashlight, and bug repellent. You may wish to have an umbrella, fitted sheet, camera, or additional reading material as well. Campers may wish to bring money (US funds) to purchase books.

Questions? Comments?
Please feel free to contact us! Your camp directors this year are:
Pastor and Mrs. Darryl and Kara Dedert
(616) 558-0138
Mr. and Mrs. Andy and Kim Van Beek
(616) 552-3186


If you need accommodations either before or after the conference, please contact Mrs. Teresa Kamp at (616) 401-5622.

Camp Michawana
5800 Head Lake Rd.,
Hastings, MI 49058