Private, Christian college in South Carolina

Located in South Carolina, Southern Wesleyan University is a Christ-centered, student-focused learning community dedicated to transforming lives.

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.

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Warriors at heart. Your campus experience may only last a few years, but your connection to Southern Wesleyan can last a lifetime. Stay connected to SWU through events, publications, and social media.

Students performing in wind ensemble concert as part of the Fine Arts Series

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 2016 summer ministry teams are trained to be servant leaders as they counsel, assist with recreation, lead cabin devotions and build relationships with students.

 

TETELESTAI

(It Is Finished)—

Miranda Hill (Team Leader) – Goldsboro, NC
Jaimee Chapman – Pickens, SC
Christian Luna – Lake City, SC
Jake Mealy – Central, SC


CURRENT SCHEDULE:


Dates | Locations

June 12 - 17, 2016 NC East High School Camp NC East District
Victory Mountain Campground, 3594 Youth Camp Road, Sophia, NC 27350
Contact: Brian Charles – (336) 471-4444

June 19 - 24, 2016 – NC East Middle School Camp – NC East District
Victory Mountain Campground, 3594 Youth Camp Road, Sophia, NC 27350
Contact: Brian Charles – (336) 471-4444

June 26 - July 1, 2016 – Rockfish Camp and Retreat Center 
226 Camp Rockfish Road, Parkton, NC 28371
Contact: Jim Martin – (910) 813-1401

July 3 - 8, 2016  Rockfish Camp and Retreat Center
226 Camp Rockfish Road, Parkton, NC 28371
Contact: Jim Martin – (910) 813-1401

July 10 - 14, 2016 – Never the Same Camp
Houghton College, 1 Williard Avenue, Houghton, NY 14744
Steve Anderson – (616) 262-3006

July 18 – 22, 2016 – Never the Same Camp
Southern Wesleyan University, 907 Wesleyan Drive, Central, SC 29630
Contact: Steve Anderson – (616) 262-3006

July 24 – 29, 2016  NC East Kids Camp – NC East District
Victory Mountain Campground, 3594 Youth Camp Road, Sophia, NC 27350
Contact: Sherry Keye – (336) 302-1585

 

THE LEAST OF THESE –

Laurie Buckley (Team Leader) – Clemson, SC
Julia Joyce – Felton, DE
William Akridge – Salem, SC
Evan McKenzie – Simpsonville, SC


CURRENT SCHEDULE:


Dates | Locations

June 13 – 17, 2016 – Fairmount Jr. High Camp – Indiana North District
711 E. 900 S., Fairmount, IN 46714
Contact: Lane Sander – (260) 824-0068

June 20 – 24, 2016  Table Rock Jr. High Camp – SC District
125 Bethany Cove Drive, Pickens, SC 29671
Contact: Erin Munroe – (864) 752-7168

June 26 – July 1, 2016  – Rockfish Camp and Retreat Center
226 Camp Rockfish Road, Parkton, NC 28371
Contact: Jim Martin – (910) 813-1401

July 5 – 8, 2016 – Pickens Camp Takoda
2223 Gentry Memorial Hwy., Pickens, SC 29671
Contact: Ryan Lemere – (864) 878-3436

July 11 - 16, 2016  IGNITE Jr. High Camp – Chesapeake District
Denton Wesleyan Camp, 424 E. Wesley Circle, Denton, MD 21629
Contact: Brent Schott – (302) 858-3839

July 18 – 23, 2016  IGNITE Sr. High Camp – Chesapeake District
Denton Wesleyan Camp, 424 E. Wesley Circle, Denton, MD 21629
Contact: Brent Schott – (302) 858-3839

July 24 – 28, 2016 – Never the Same Camp
Southern Wesleyan University, 907 Wesleyan Drive, Central, SC 29630
Contact: Steve Anderson – (616) 262-3006

 

MOMENTUM –


Cody Crisp (Team Leader) – Pickens, SC
Shaquenta Bryant – Graniteville, SC
Bethany Ray – N. Myrtle Beach, SC
Tad Day – Pendleton, SC


CURRENT SCHEDULE:


Dates | Locations

June 12 – 17, 2016 – Mahaffey Camp and Conference Center
1559 Mahaffey Grampian Hwy., Mahaffey, PA 15757
Contact: Nancy Depp – (814) 249-2284

June 19 – 24, 2016 – Fairmount Sr. High Camp – Indiana North District
711 E. 900 S., Fairmount, IN 46714
Contact: Lane Sander – (260) 824-0068

June 26 – 30, 2016 – Penn-Jersey Youth Camp – Penn-Jersey District
Tuscarora Inn and Conference Center, 3300 River Road, Mt. Bethel, PA 18343
Contact: Victoria Boorum – (610) 730-7006

July 1 – 10, 2016 – Chambers Family Camp
112 Campground Road, Beaver Dams, NY 14812
Contact: Greg Wixson – (607) 215-5338

July 11 – 16, 2016  Chambers Teen Camp
112 Campground Road, Beaver Dams, NY 14812
Contact: Tim DePorter – (585) 764-5522

July 17 – 22, 2016 Rockfish Camp and Retreat Center
226 Camp Rockfish Road, Parkton, NC 28371
Contact: Jim Martin – (910) 813-1401

July 24 – 28, 2016 – Never the Same Camp
Southern Wesleyan University, 907 Wesleyan Drive, Central, SC 29630
Contact: Steve Anderson – (616) 262-3006

 

MERGE –


Emily Bashlor (Team Leader) – Roanoke, VA
Caleb Southern – Statesville, NC
Tyler Carson – Greenville, SC
Maggie Boyd – Reidsville, NC


CURRENT SCHEDULE:


Dates | Locations

June 13 – 17, 2016 – Never the Same Camp
Indiana Wesleyan University, 4201 S. Washington St., Marion, IN 46953
Contact: Steve Anderson – (616) 262-3006

June 20 – 24, 2016  Maysville Wesleyan Youth Camp – Kentucky/Tennessee District
8682 Mason-Lewis Road, Maysville, KY 41056
Contact: David Pepper – (502) 525-7018

June 26 – July 1, 2016 – Rockfish Camp and Retreat Center
226 Camp Rockfish Road, Parkton, NC 28371
Contact: Jim Martin – (910) 813-1401

July 5 – 8, 2016 – Camp Takoda
201 Burns Road, Easley, SC 29640
Contact: Jennifer Barker – (864) 386-7755

July 10 – 15, 2016 – Victory Mountain Wesleyan Camp – NC West District
3594 Youth Camp Road, Sophia, NC 27350
Contact: Travis Ward – (336) 816-0822

July 18 – 22, 2016 – Victory Mountain Wesleyan Camp – Shenandoah District
3594 Youth Camp Road, Sophia, NC 27350
Contact: Isaac Wendland – (434) 610-2904

July 24 – 29, 2016 – NC East Kids Camp – NC East District
Victory Mountain Campground, 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.


Grant Wood (Team Leader) – Central, SC
Chelsey Bailey (Team Leader) – Seneca, SC
Aaron Brickle – Anderson, SC
Kaitlin Mosley – Central, SC
Wesley Couch – Liberty, SC
Noah Cromer – Temperance, MI
Patrick Hampton – Spartanburg, SC
Jordan Service – Marion, OH


CURRENT SCHEDULE:


Dates  | Locations

June 12 – 17, 2016 – Rockfish Camp and Retreat Camp
226 Camp Rockfish Road, Parkton, NC 28371
Contact: Jim Martin – (910) 813-1401

June 19 – 25, 2016  Camp Wesley
3090 Deal Road, Mooresville, NC
Contact: Todd Hinson – (828) 989-0033

June 27 – July 1, 2016 – Table Rock Sr. High Camp – SC District
125 Bethany Cove Drive, Pickens, SC 29671
Contact: Erin Munroe – (864) 752-7168

July 5 – 14, 2016  Fellowship of the Call Camp
Southern Wesleyan University, 907 Wesleyan Drive, Central, SC 29630
Contact: Roger McKenzie (864) 644-5227

July 18 – 22, 2016  INVERSE Teen Camp – Florida District
Lakewood Retreat Center, 25458 Dan Brown Hill Road, Brooksville, FL 34602
Contact: Mike Oliver – (727) 526-3674

July 24 – 29, 2016 – Rockfish Camp and Retreat Center
226 Camp Rockfish Road, Parkton, NC 28371
Contact: Jim Martin – (910) 813-1401

View the 2016 schedule (pdf)

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