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Bob Jones University

Think Bible

Addressing today's issues from a biblical worldview

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We live in an increasingly secular world. Think Bible EDUcamp will help you understand your faith, own your faith, defend your faith and share your faith. Discuss major world religions with mentors and university professors so you can better converse and share your faith with a variety of people.

You’ll also benefit from daily devotionals and Bible challenge sessions that will strengthen your faith and help you develop a strong biblical worldview.

Activities

  • Understand a biblical worldview taught by thought-provoking mentors.
  • Learn about biblical Creation in God’s great outdoors through a field trip.
  • Produce your own YouTube video explaining why you are a believer.
  • Watch and participate in mock debates to sharpen thinking skills and persuasion tools.
  • Experience an engaging environment saturated with biblical truth where hard questions are not off-limits.
  • Grow spiritually through devotions and Bible challenges.  

Sample Schedule

Day Session Topics
Monday Understanding a Biblical Worldview
Tuesday Owning Your Faith
Wednesday Defending Your Faith
Thursday Sharing Your Faith
Friday What's Next?

General Information

Arrival/Departure

When to Arrive

Camp check-in for all campers is on Sunday between 2 and 4 p.m. in the Welcome Center.

There will be an evening service, meal and Think Bible session on Sunday evening that you won’t want to miss!

If you are making airline reservations, we suggest that you plan your arrival time before 4 p.m. on Sunday. We offer complimentary shuttle service to and from the GSP International Airport as well as the Greenville Amtrak and Greyhound stations. You can request a shuttle on the online registration form.

All day campers need to check in on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. (there will be evening activities). For the rest of the week (Monday–Friday), day campers may be dropped off at the Welcome Center each morning at 9 a.m.

What to do When You Arrive

When you arrive on campus, follow the signs to the Welcome Center. Our camp counselors will give you your camp schedule, room assignment (for those staying overnight) and camp T-shirt. If you have a camp balance, you can take care of it at this time.

After receiving your materials, overnight campers can head to the residence hall to get settled in.

Day campers will have some free time in The Den until camp officially begins!

When to Depart

The Culinary Arts Camp will end on Friday at 11:30 a.m. Parents can pick up their campers at the Culinary Arts Building.

If you are making airline reservations, we suggest you make your departure time at least two hours following the end of camp.

Day campers may be picked up each day after the final scheduled event. On Wednesday campers will enjoy a fun highlight of our camp experience, the Bruins Bash, from 7 to 9 p.m.

What to Bring

What to Bring

Campers should bring a Bible, questions and a mind ready to learn. Also bring a notebook and pencil for daily Bible challenges and devotional sessions.

Overnight campers should bring bedding (either a sleeping bag or bedding for a twin bed), pillow, flip flops/shower shoes, towels and toiletries.

Phones may be used at any time during the week of camp. A modest amount of spending money is suggested for The Den, vending machines and Bruins Shop.

Please note: BJU cannot be responsible for the loss of money, valuables or personal articles.

What to Wear

Girls: For general camp activities, knee-length shorts or pants (yoga-type pants would not be appropriate) are normal camp attire. Clothing with a low neckline in front or back should not be worn (tank tops are not appropriate). The midriff area should be covered at all times (including when sitting down or bending over). For those wishing to take part in the pool activities, please bring appropriate swimwear.

Guys: For general camp activities, shorts or pants with a T-shirt are normal camp attire. For those wishing to take part in the pool activities, please bring appropriate swimwear.

Accommodations

Meals will be served in our dining common in an all-you-can-eat buffet style. Any food concerns (allergies, diet restrictions, etc.) can be noted in the online registration form.

Overnight campers will stay in the residence halls along with the other participants in the camp. Camp counselors will be on each hall.

Day Campers

  • Day campers must live in or stay with family in the immediate Greenville area.
  • Campers may be required to be on campus from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on camp days. Check your camp schedule for specific details.
  • Day campers can also enjoy a fun highlight of our camp experience, the Bruins Bash, on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Lunch and dinner are included in the camp cost.

Camp Director

Nathan Crockett

Nathan Crockett

Dr. Nathan Crockett is the director of Ministry Training at BJU. He also teaches undergraduate classes such as New Testament Messages, Hermeneutics, Personal Evangelism, Current Issues and Bible Doctrines. His doctorate is in theology, and he is passionate about teaching a Scripture-saturated biblical worldview to the next generation.

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