Experience the Outdoors
Make New Friends
Encounter the Living God
Nestled in the foothills of Northern Utah is Big Canyon, host to Camp Encounter. 1,300 acres of pristine wilderness as well as developed facilities await you this summer! Try your hand at the giant swing or the climbing wall. Team up with other campers in the Big Canyon Olympiad. Experience teaching that will make you think and touch your heart.
Camp Pastor: After serving as a student pastor for many years, Dave Paxton now serves as Generations Pastor at The First Baptist Church of Orange Park, Florida. He has served churches in Tennessee, Texas and Florida and has ministered at churches of 40 students to 650 students. A frequent speaker at camps, revivals and churches, he traveled for a year as an itinerant speaker. He has written numerous published articles and helped develop curriculum for various publishers. His hobbies have included scuba, skydiving, snow skiing (his favorite resort is Brighton!), cross country motorcycling and kayak fishing. Dave attended the University of Tennessee and has degrees from Carson-Newman University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.