What to Bring to Beach Bash 2012
WHAT PARENTS & COUNSELORS NEED TO KNOW
WHERE: Our Retreats are located on the west end of Panama City Beach, 3 miles west at the intersection of Highways 79 & 98-A, on Highway 98-A. (Front Beach Road) We are miles away from
the “strip” area of the beach, in a less congested area of the beach that is safe and conducive for camp.
HOUSING: Either apartment/motel style or dormitory style units, with bunk beds (double beds in some units), heated and air-conditioned throughout. All units have inside bathroom facilities with plenty of hot water.
MEALS: Food is brought & prepared in large, well-equipped kitchens by staff from your church. Or,
we provide a catering option for your meals.
WORSHIP: An air-conditioned meeting room with comfortable seating, podium, tv, vcr/dvd combo, & dry erase board. Overhead projectors are available on request. Groups provide their own sound systems.
RECREATION: The beautiful beach, sand and surf of the Gulf of Mexico. Swimming pools and volleyball/basketball courts are lighted for night play. Heated pool is available Nov 1 to May 1.
COMMUNICATION: Rooms do not have phones, but courtesy phones are available on grounds. We can get emergency messages to your child. Our office number, 850-234-2502, is answered from 8am to 12mid C.S.T. After midnight our answering machine has an emergency number. If you send mail, please put the Name of the Church or Group your child is with on the envelope.
SAFETY: Good medical facilities are nearby: Seawind Medical Clinic, 3 miles east at 16181 Panama City Beach Parkway, 850-249-1000; Gulf Coast Medical Center, 15 miles east at 449 W. 23rd St.,
850-769-8341; CVS Pharmacy, 3 miles east at 17172 Front Beach Rd., 850-234-7484
WHAT TO BRING FOR DORMS: 2 single bed sheets or sleeping bag, blanket, pillow, pillowcase, towels, beach towels,
Water bottles you can refill and take with you.
- Closed toe, closed heel shoes (for outdoor activities)
- Bible, Notepad, Pen
Your team colors
- Toiletries such as Toothbrush, Shampoo, Deoderant, Soap..etc
- SUN SCREEN (LOTS OF)
- Spending money for lunch on way back, dinner on Thursday night and Emerald Falls.
Sack Lunch & Drink for drive to camp.
-Bathing Suits (no 2 piece or speedo’s) tankini’s are fine. If all you have is 2 piece wear a dark colored tank top over it and you’re fine.
-If you bring ipods, video games, cell phones or cameras we are not responsible if they are lost, stolen or broken.
20016 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, Florida 32413