WelcomE to YounG Life Camp


An adventure camping experience designed to foster an inclusive community setting.

Come together with your area to work and to play at Pioneer Plunge!

Discipleship-focused content is provided each evening during a summer camp week to help campers grow deeper in their faith.

Days are filled with wood splitting, hiking, helping with projects around camp and cooking together. Evenings include Campaigners and general camp hang outs.

What to Bring:

Pioneer Plunge will provide a Nalgene water bottle, sleeping bag and backpack. Feel free to bring these items if you already own them!


  • Pen, Bible, Journal
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera - all phones will be taken up and not available to use for taking pictures
  • Nylon hammock (Eno​ or similar) not a requirement, but thoroughly enjoyed by a lot of campers
  • Headlamp
  • Ziploc baggies
  • Dirty clothes bag
  • Hand-wipes and hand sanitizer


  • Hiking boots/work boots - an expensive hiking boot is not a necessary purchase to make
  • Socks (3-4 pairs)
  • Underwear
  • 6 t shirts and long sleeved shirts 
  • Bandanas (1-3)
  • Rain jacket
  • Tennis shoes or sandals to wear around camp when not working
  • Fleece jacket or sweatshirt
  • Work gloves
  • Jeans or other work pants - at least 1 pair of work pants and 1 pair of closed-toe shoes is required.​ Steel-toe boots (as well as other safety equipment) are provided by Plunge for necessary work projects.


  • Glasses and/or contacts
  • Towel
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Insect repellent
  • Personal medication

Please do not bring personal snacks or candy, soap and shampoo, deodorant, makeup, mirrors or razors.


The Blue Ridge Mountains serve as a beautiful backdrop for your Plunge trip. Three bunk cabins house groups up to 36, while the Main Cabin serves as meeting space and dining room, plus an outdoor kitchen. Creek-fed shower stalls provide a cool and refreshing experience for all!

The cabins of Plunge provide your group with the perfect mountain getaway and an amazing setting for growth in their walk with Christ!

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