What is Camp?
“Let the mountains shout for joy, and all ye valleys cry aloud; and all ye seas and dry lands tell the wonders of your Eternal King! . . . Let the woods and all the trees of the field praise the Lord; and ye solid rocks weep for joy!” —Doctrine and Covenants 128:23
“[Young women] can find joy in an outdoor setting that will strengthen their love for each other and the gospel and their commitment to stand together as ‘witnesses of God at all times and in all things, and in all places.’ “ -Young Women Camp Manual (2002), 1
(See Young Women Camp Manual  and Young Women Camp: A Guide for Priesthood and Young Women Leaders .)
Camp is an outdoor experience for young women ages 12 to 18. It gives young women opportunities to:
- Draw closer to Heavenly Father and His Son, Jesus Christ
- Feel the influence of the Spirit.
- Serve others.
- Build friendships and unity
- Learn skills.
- Appreciate God’s creations.
- Have fun!
Camp is essential to the Young Women program. Camp is significant in strengthening young women’s testimonies and is an experience to build upon all year. Camp is challenging but it is worth it.