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YMCA Camp Ocoee Ocoee, TN
July 8-13, 2018

How to Register

  1. Download the camp application forms packet (Adobe Acrobat Reader required).
  2. Campers, fill out the Camper Application form.
  3. Adults, fill out the Adult Application form.
  4. Everyone, fill out the Medical History form.
  5. Everyone, fill out the Waiver and Release form
  6. Everyone, sign the Waiver and Release form.
  7. Have the camper sign the Camp Regulations form.
  8. Write your check payable to Christian Camp for the Deaf, Inc.
  9. Repeat the process for each camper who will be attending camp.
  10. Send all forms, signed forms, and checks to:

    Frank Rushing, Director
    1325 Winthorne Drive
    Nashville, TN 37217-2412


Staff please download and complete the Staff Registration Form.


Camp Regulations

  1. Every person should always act like a Christian.
  2. Every camper must follow the camp schedule, unless the Director gives special permission.
  3. Every person must stay on the camp grounds, unless the Director gives special permission.
  4. No alcoholic beverages, beer, tobacco, smoking, all illegal drugs (except those prescribed for health), or bad languages are allowed in camp.
  5. Campers may not drive or ride cars, motorcycles, boats and so forth during camp, unless the Director gives special permission.
  6. If anyone is sick or hurt, hurry to tell the Camp Doctor/Registered Nurse. All medicines must be given to the Camp Doctor/Registered Nurse or the appointed person on the first day of camp. The Nurse will give the medicine as prescribed during the week. On the last day of the camp you must get the rest of your medicines back from the Nurse.
  7. Any activities or programs not printed on the schedule that need to be added or changed, must be approved by the Director.
  8. No radios, TV sets, tape recorders and players, magazines and books (except Bibles and Christian magazines and books}, comic books, or pets are allowed at camp.
  9. Dress code:
    1. Every person must always wear shoes except when sleeping, swimming or bathing.
    2. Bermuda shorts are OK, but they must be within of your own palm from your knees. NO halter or spaghetti strap tops. Also, NO tank tops.
    3. For swimming, girls must wear one-piece swimsuits. Two-piece swimsuits are NOT permitted at the camp. Boys must wear the Bermuda style (No short trunks).
    4. Do NOT bring clothes that advertise beer, sex, or have words that could give bad ideas. Do NOT bring any clothes that a Christian should not wear.
  10. Boys and girls should NOT kiss or show love for each other in ways that are NOT good for others to see.
  11. Any person who does NOT obey these rules may be sent home at his/her expense.
  12. Girls may wear earrings, but NOT boys. They could not be permitted with any other piercing at camp.
  13. Camp raids/riots are NOT allowed. Any campers caught maliciously damaging camp property will be sent home and held responsible for the repairs or costs incurred from his/her actions. This includes writing on cabin walls, floors, sidewalks, and such like, intentionally breaking things, etc.
  14. Campers will NOT be on the fishing piers or canoeing unsupervised. When on schedule periods for canoeing, paddleboards, water slides, banana boats, swimming, and any other water games, every camper must wear a life jacket at all the time.
  15. Campers will NOT have knives, weapons, fireworks, or other dangerous articles in their possession while in residence at the camp.
  16. Under some circumstances, campers are NOT permitted to use the pagers and cell phones during the activities, devotionals, and at bedtime. If anyone does NOT abide by the regulations, their devices may be taken from them until camp is over and returned to them when they are leaving to return back home.