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2 feet of snow and an epic weekend of fun. We love having you back!
Winter Blast '23 - February 10-12th
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What Should You Expect?

Winter Blast is a weekend full of fun, friendship, and ministry – all taking place in the beautiful Pocono Mountains! Each day will feature large, group ministry sessions, small-group sessions, delicious meals, and block activities (including our crowd favorite snow tubing hill!). Also coming in 2022 is Chris Ivey, entertainer and gold medalist juggler.

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2022 Speakers & Theme


Is the Bible Trustworthy? Is Jesus the Only Way? Who am I?

How do I defend the Gospel?

Three speakers will address these questions and present the Beatitudes from the Sermon on the Mount showing us how the Bible prepares us for the Valleys after being taught on the Mountain!

Chad Strausbaugh placed his faith in Jesus Christ at age 18, two weeks after graduating from Quakertown Community in 2008. He graduated from Liberty University in 2012 with a passion for preaching God’s Word. He married his wife Abby, who he met at Streamside, in 2014. They serve on the leadership team at Pinebrook Bible Conference in East Stroudsburg, PA today. They are passionate about being used by God to connect with people. They want to point people toward Christ and give God all the glory.

Mark Cicchinelli grew up in a strong Christian family less than an hour outside of Philadelphia. He is a 1998 graduate of Philadelphia College of Bible (now Cairn University), where he played soccer and basketball. He spent a number of summers working at a camp near Allentown, PA, and served full-time at Pinebrook Bible Conference in Stroudsburg, PA and Camp ECCO in Carrollton, OH. He now resides in Jim Thorpe, PA with his wife and two teenage boys.

From the mountain to the valleys Psalm 121:1

Marc Hoyle is a missionary kid, born and raised in France. A graduate from Temple University, he lived in Philadelphia for 14 years and partnered with faith-based city organizations until his family went into full-time missions, ultimately living in France. Returning to the US 5 years ago, Marc now serves BCM as USA Director.



As a special Saturday performance, Character Juggler Chris Ivey will display his unique juggling excellence that earned him a Gold Medal at the 2002 World Juggling Championships. He has performed on numerous television programs and theaters such as the AMT, Reading Sovereign Center and Fulton Opera House. Chris’s creative mixture of ministry and juggling spreads the Gospel in new and exciting ways.

Camp Registration Information

Winter Blast is open to both individual campers and Junior / Senior High School groups (Ages 7-16 years old). Come with your youth group and let Streamside handle the entire weekend of programming. From activities, food, music, and Biblical curriculum – we have you covered!

Additionally each youth group will be given their own cabin accommodations where available, and our programming schedule includes group-specific breakout sessions for your flexibility. This approach allows group leaders to focus on relationship-building while we handle the overhead of programming. All campers must register in our system individually, even if you are with a group.

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Scholarships

A limited number of scholarships is available for campers who have extraordinary needs. The number of available scholarships is dependent on our individual donors and will change each year.

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Helpful Tips for Campers & Families

Streamside is following CDC recommendations in dealing with COVID. Social distancing will be respected wherever possible, and much of our programming has been augmented to allow for a fun and safe experience for kids and staff.

Our mealtime protocols have also changed to ensure that food is safe from contaminants for our guests.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our safety procedures during this time, please reach out to our main office number or email us at streamside@streamside.org.

Camper check-in is open from 6:30pm – 8:00pm on Friday February 11, 2022! When you arrive, our registration team will check your child in at our Dining Hall Porch and provide your child a wristband with their cabin leader information. From here they will prepare for the first teaching and activity session!

A small meal will be provided during check-in.

Check-out occurs between 1-2pm on Sunday, February 13th. Please be prompt in picking your child up from Streamside, as our volunteers and counselors begin to head home at 2pm.

Bus Riders

Please see the ‘Bus Information’ tab for accurate bus information.

For arrival time of the Streamside transportation, you will need to be at Christ Baptist Church (1509 Church Lane, Philadelphia) no later than 4:15pm. The bus leaves at 4:30 sharp, so please don’t miss out on your epic camp weekend!

After all the fun, the same location but 3:30pm return time! So please be early to pick your child back up.

There is a $50 bus fee per child, which covers a round-trip from Philly to the Poconos and back.

All camper medication should be given to the bus supervisor who will deliver it to the camp nurse.

A prepared camper is a happy camper! In order to have the best possible experience, consider bringing the following items:

  • Bible
  • Toiletries, pillow, sleeping bag / blanket, towel
  • Winter clothes, boots, gloves, hat, sneakers (for indoor activities)
  • Be prepared for both indoor and outdoor (cold) activities

Winter camp is your opportunity to adventure in the snow and outdoors, so for your safety please do not bring the following items:

  • Electronics (iPad, computer, gaming consoles, etc)
  • Cell phones
  • Weapons, including pocket knives
  • Sled (we will provide)
  • Anything valuable or sentimental (things get lost at camp more than you think!)

All weather and road updates will be sent out via our Facebook page. If there is an emergency that would cancel our camp weekend, or important weather information for our families, we will post that on our Facebook page. Or you can call us at 570-629-1902.

Safety is our highest concern at Streamside. All our cabin counselors, permanent staff, and temporary staff are required to go through an extensive background check process. Additionally, we have First Aid trained staff to ensure that children are physically safe.

Many of our campers bring a small amount of spending money ($10-$15) for the weekend to purchase snacks from our snack shop and vending machine.

303 Possinger Drive Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Phone: 570-629-1902

*Directions to Streamside camp, 303 Possinger Dr Stroudsburg PA, 18360