Professors provide one-on-one mentoring outside the classroom at Southern Wesleyan University

The faith-filled community at SWU is comprised of students, faculty and staff who are passionate about learning and growing, both inside and outside of the classroom.

Fine Arts Events at SWU

Whether you come for a campus visit, fine arts program, or athletic event, SWU seeks to provide educational and cultural opportunities not just to our campus community but to the greater community around us.

Summer Ministry Teams

Our 2018 summer ministry teams are trained to be servant leaders as they counsel, assist with recreation, lead cabin devotions and build relationships with students.

WITNESS

Photo of Witness team members

Brennan Cameli (Team Leader) – Wesley Chapel, FL
Timothy Agner – Burlington, NC
Lydia Andrew – Central, SC
Caitlynn Nixon – Brooksville, FL

CURRENT SCHEDULE:

Dates and Locations 

June 11 - 15, 2018
Fairmount Jr. High Camp – Indiana North District
711 E. 900 S. Fairmount, IN  46714 | Contact:  Lane Sander – (574) 505-0382

June 17 – 22, 2018
Fairmount Sr. High Camp  Indiana North District
711 E. 900 S. Fairmount, IN  46714 | Contact:  Lane Sander – (574) 505-0382

June 25 – 29, 2018 
Maysville Wesleyan Youth Camp – Kentucky/Tennessee District
8682 Mason-Lewis Road, Maysville, KY  41056
Contact:  Rev. Steven Willingham – (859) 421-6869

July 2 – 7, 2018                                                 
Rockfish Camp and Retreat Center  – 
226 Camp Rockfish Road, Parkton, NC  28371
Contact:  Jim Martin – (910) 813-1401

 July 8 – 13, 2018
Victory Mountain Wesleyan Camp  – NC West District
3594 Youth Camp Road, Sophia, NC  27350
Contact:  Josh Baker – (619)592-1091

July 15 – 21, 2018                                             
Riverside Wesleyan Camp  Atlantic District
190 Wesleyan Lane, Blaine, ME  04734
Contact:  David Sylvain -- (207) 551-2582

July 22 – 27, 2018                                             
Riverside Wesleyan Camp  Atlantic District
190 Wesleyan Lane, Blaine, ME  04734
Contact:  David Sylvain -- (207) 551-2582 

 

ENCOUNTER

Photo of Encounter team members

Sarah Reeves – (Team Leader) – Central, SC
Johnny Bogert – Indian Trail, NC
Katharine Bowen – Summerville, SC
Christian Luna – Lake City, SC

CURRENT SCHEDULE:

Dates and Locations

June 10 – 15, 2018    
Victory Mountain Wesleyan Camp – NC East District Sr High
3594 Youth Camp Road, Sophia, NC  27350
Contact:  Joshua Stegenga – (336) 491-2736                                    

June 17 – 22, 2018                                           
Victory Mountain Wesleyan Camp – NC East District Middle School
3594 Youth Camp Road, Sophia, NC  27350
Contact:  Joshua Stegenga – (336) 491-2736

June 24 – 29, 2018                                           
Table Rock Jr. & Sr. High Camp  SC District
125 Bethany Cove Drive, Pickens, S.C.  29671
Contact:  Heath Mullikin – (336) 465-1635

July 2 – 6, 2018                                                 
Powdersville YMCA
201 Burns Rd, Easley, SC  29640
Contact:  Jennifer Barker -- (864) 230-1988

July 8 – 13, 2018   
Victory Mountain Wesleyan Camp  – NC West District High School
3594 Youth Camp Road, Sophia, NC  27350
Contact:  Josh Baker – (619)592-1091                                         

July 16 – 20, 2018                                             
GENERATE 2018
14049 Scenic Hwy, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750
Contact:  Roger Davis -- (205) 965-8262

July 22 – 27, 2018                                             
Rockfish Camp and Retreat Center 
226 Camp Rockfish Road, Parkton, NC  28371
Contact:  Jim Martin – (910) 813-1401

 

FORTITUDE

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Jake Wicks (Team Leader) – Syracuse, NY
Jannai Maxwell – Cape Coral, FL
Jami Lewis – Stafford, VA
Ashley Melendez – Shirley, NY

CURRENT SCHEDULE:

Dates and Locations

June 11 – 15, 2018                                           
Never the Same Camp  Indiana Wesleyan University
4201 S. Washington St., Marion, IN  46953
Contact:  Kyle Wood -- (616) 558-0144                                                   

June 17 – 21, 2018                                           
Never the Same Camp  Indiana Wesleyan University
4201 S. Washington St., Marion, IN  46953
Contact:  Kyle Wood -- (616) 558-0144     

June 24 – 28, 2018                                           
Never the Same Camp  University of Sioux Falls
1101 W. 22nd St. Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Contact:  Kyle Wood -- (616) 558-0144

 July 8 – 12, 2018                                               
Never the Same Camp  Houghton College
1 Willard Ave.
Houghton, NY  14744
Contact:  Kyle Wood -- (616) 558-0144

July 16 – 20, 2017                                             
Never the Same Camp   Southern Wesleyan University
907 Wesleyan Drive, Central, SC  29630
Contact:  Kyle Wood – (616) 558-0144

July 22 – 26, 2017                                            
Never the Same Camp   Southern Wesleyan University
907 Wesleyan Drive, Central, SC  29630
Contact:  Kyle Wood – (616) 558-0144

 

DELIVERANCE

Photo of Deliverance team members

Ainsley Pruitt (Team Leader) – Huntington, WV
Kennedy Kish – St. Cloud, FL
Logan Ferrell – Daleville, VA

CURRENT SCHEDULE:

Dates and Locations

June 10 – 15, 2018                                           
Victory Mountain Wesleyan Camp – NC East District Sr High
3594 Youth Camp Road, Sophia, NC  27350
Contact:  Joshua Stegenga – (336) 491-2736                      

June 17 – 22, 2018                                          
Mahaffey Teen Camp
1559 Mahaffey Grampian Hwy., Mahaffey, PA  15757
Contact:  Milea Reynolds – (814) 771-3163    

June 24 – 29, 2018                                           
Victory Mountain Wesleyan Camp  – NC West District Middle School
3594 Youth Camp Road, Sophia, NC  27350
Contact:  Josh Baker – (619)592-1091   

July 1 – 6, 2018
Rockfish Camp and Retreat Center
226 Camp Rockfish Road, Parkton, NC  28371
Contact:  Jim Martin – (910) 813-1401

July 9 – 14, 2018                                               
IGNITE Jr. High Camp – Chesapeake District
Denton Wesleyan Camp
424 E. Wesley Circle, Denton, MD  21629
Contact:  Brent Schott – (302) 858-3839                                 

July 16 – 21, 2018                                             
IGNITE Sr. High Camp – Chesapeake District
Denton Wesleyan Camp
424 E. Wesley Circle, Denton, MD  21629
Contact:  Brent Schott – (302) 858-3839           

July 22 – 27, 2018       
Victory Mountain Wesleyan Camp  – NC East Kids Camp
3594 Youth Camp Road, Sophia, NC  27350
Contact:  Sherry Keye – (336)302-1585                                    

 

THE DIFFERENCE

The Difference is an eight member worship band whose mission is to exalt Christ through contemporary music. They use a variety of instruments to bring a unique sound to today’s student worship.  Their hearts of passion for the Lord are evident through their servant living. The Difference also doubles as a recreation team, assisting with recreation, leading cabin devotions and serving as camp counselors.

Photo of The Difference team members

Patrick Hampton (Team Leader) – Westminster, SC
Emily Service – Pickens, SC
Christian Collier – Pickens, SC
Tad Day – Clemson, SC
Zach Johnson – Eden, NC
Micah Otto – Summerville, SC
James Trent – Liberty, SC
Emily Townsend – Blue Ridge, VA

CURRENT SCHEDULE:

Dates and Locations

June 17 – 22, 2018                                           
Rockfish Camp and Retreat Center
226 Camp Rockfish Road, Parkton, NC  28371
Contact:  Jim Martin – (910) 813-1401

June 24 – June 30, 2018                                  
Camp Wesley 
3090 Deal Road, Mooresville, NC
Contact:  Rev. Todd Hinson – (828) 989-0033

July 1 – July 5, 2018                                  
Penn Jersey Penn Jersey District
300 River Road Mount Bethel, PA 18343
Contact:  Casey Spencer – (814)553-0355

July 8 – 14, 2018                                                 
Frankfort Family Camp 
1058 W. Freeman Street 
Frankfort, IN  46041
Contact:  Allen Gross – (317) 420-1724

July 15 – 20, 2018  
Crossroads Church
1454 S Route 44 Hwy, Jersey Shore, PA US 17740
Contact:  Booker Riddick – (484) 619-7867                                          

July 23 – 27, 2018                                             
Lakewood Retreat Center – Florida District
25458 Dan Brown Hill Road, Brooksville, FL 34602
Contact:  Mike Oliver – (727) 644-4923                               

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