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Our Mission


To create unique experiences that enable life-changing encounters with Jesus Christ.


Our Motto

 Love, Serve, Transform


Our Core Values

  1. Prayer- Prayer above Program

    • Keeps us connected to God

    • Keeps us connected to why we are doing what we do.

    • Prayer is where is where real life-change originates from. 

  2. Others-Oriented Service - We above Me

    • Our motivation for excellence is our value for people.

    • “Others” are the WHY behind everything we do (Why be on time? Why finish well?  Why clean facilities? Why top-notch program? Why go the extra mile? Why cheerful hospitality?)

    • People above tasks

  3. Enthusiastic EngagementConnect before Command

    • Connect with people

    • Be engaged

    • Make them feel welcome

    • Have fun and bring others in on the fun 

  4. Continuous Improvement- Improvement over Complacency

    • Always make things better. 

    • “He who stops being better, stops being good”

    • If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always be where you’ve always been

  5. Purposeful Challenge- Challenge over Choice

    • Do hard things

    • Be intentional, unconventional, experiential.

    • “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone” 

  6. Experiences in Creation- Natural over Virtual

    • Get out there

    • Embrace the wild

    • Enjoy God 

  7. Finish Well- Follow-through

    • Don’t borrow time from the future

    • Respect others – avoid resentment

    • Oftentimes success is just a matter of seeing something all the way through

This is no mere vacation! Camp is a week-long wake-up call. A dynamic camp or retreat experience shakes people from a society-induced sleep with jarring adventure, thought-provoking discussions, challenging activities, caring counselors, and time for restoration. Despite the unmistakable value of a camp and retreat experience, there is a glaring lack of facilities and programs of this type in Utah. Big Canyon was developed to fill this very void. 

Big Canyon offers an incredibly beautiful camp and retreat experience including a rustic lodge with meeting rooms, sleeping and cooking facilities, seven sleeping yurts with inside bathrooms, and event/activities planning assistance. In the state of Utah, Big Canyon is unique in what it offers to its guests! Big Canyon is a first-rate facility that can help build community, nurture spiritual and individual growth, strengthen relationships, and provide needed resources for local churches and other organizations

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