Shepherd’s Fold summer camps are for campers in kindergarten through 12th grade. Campers are given the opportunity to spend a week encountering God, having a blast with friends, being outside and learning more about who God is Learn more about our camp programs
88 acres + 224 beds = the perfect place for retreats and events. Full service kitchen available for rental and loads of fun activities! We want to be your place called home. Check out what we offer.
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Summer Camp for ages kindergarten through 12th grade. Campers are given the opportunity to spend their summer exploring God’s creation, High ropes course, canoeing, hiking, epic night games, horseback riding, Frisbee golfing, participating in pool “ Olympics”, taking a ride on the zip line over the pond, playing new games, fellowshipping with their peers and many more exciting activities! Bible based object lessons, parables, and worship encounters are a fundamental part of each day at camp.
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Are you searching for a place to retreat?
How about a place to develop your leadership or team chemistry?
Or you may be in need of a spiritual encounter apart from the busyness of everyday life?
Whether you’re looking for a personal place to meet for an inspirational weekend with your team or searching for a retreat center to host your grand gathering. Shepherd’s Fold Ranch is an ideal place to be.
We want to invite you to come out to the country and encounter God in ‘a place called home’.
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We need volunteers to lend a hand out at the Ranch! We have everything from half day projects for small groups to larger tasks for groups looking for service opportunities. Let us show you how much fun a day of service in the country can be.
Did God bless you with a special talent? Well, how about putting it to use with Shepherd’s Fold? Don’t be shy! We are in need of all types of special skills including but not limited to: painting (commercial to murals), concrete dying, window insulation, woodworking, earthmoving, land clearing, network installation, floor laying and on and on. We are sure we can put your God-given talent to use.
Not only do we need your giving in the form of money, we need items that you may own or have access to that will then keep us from needing to purchase these items. Check out our continually updated Wish List.
Thank you for your interest in serving at Shepherd’s Fold! Looking for a life-changing summer? Check out our Summer Staff page. Looking for a small project to give your time and/or talents? Check out our Volunteer Opportunity page. If you have a specific way you’d like to serve, feel free to contact our office at 918-263-3622 or email us at Click to Email!
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Summer Discipleship Training Program
“The Furnace” is more than just a summer job. Students 18-24 years old learn leadership skills through our 8 week discipleship training program that involves on the job training in ministry, as well as mentorship and Bible training while on summer staff here at SFR.
2015 Summer Dates: May 24 – July 30 (Staff Party is the evening of July 30)
“Remove the dross from the silver and produce material for the silversmith.”Proverbs 25:4
Emphasis on Foundation – Romans 12:9 – 13:10 – Authority and Identity
Emphasis on Elementary Teachings – Hebrews 5:7 – 6:12 – Repentance, Faith, Baptisms, Healing, Resurrection, and eternal judgement
Emphasis on Imitatiors of Christ – Philippians 1:27 – 2:15 – Imitating Christ’s Humility
Emphasis on Summer Camp Leadership Team – 1 Corinthians 13 – The most excellent Way
There are two ways to connect. One is to sign up for weekly encouragement emails from the SFR staff that are 2 minute devotionals. The emails will also include current events and information from camp. Alumni Sign Up
The second way is to connect on the SFR Alumni Forum. This is a great way to connect with other Foldies, share and download pictures of camp, post your favorite memories and stories, and other activities.SFR Alumni Forum
How do I get to SFR Camp?
Directions to Shepherd’s Fold
Take US-75 N (17 miles) to the OK-20 Exit (toward Skiatook). Go west (left) 4 miles into Skiatook. Continue on OK-20 through Skiatook (you will pass a Wal-Mart). 1 mile west of Skiatook, you’ll see a flashing yellow light. On the corners are Way-Low Fireworks and the Osage Smoke Shop. Go north (right) at that light. Shepherd’s Fold Ranch is 8 miles down this road. You will see the SFR sign on the left as you come down a big hill.
Physical Address: 185 River Ave. Avant, OK 74001
Mailing Address: PO Box 39 Avant, OK 74001
Local: (918) 263-3622
Fax: (918) 263-2022
Ron Griffin: Executive Director Email
Heather Westover: Office ManagerEmail
Elliott Yinger: Camp Director Email
Daniel Roberts: Retreat Director Email