Join Us at Summer Camp

Embrace the Adventure!

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Welcome Campers!

Whether it’s your first time attending summer camp or you’re a returning camp family, we want to welcome you to an exciting summer of fun, memories, growth and friendship at Camp Canaan! Located on a 100 acre island in the Catawba River just 25 miles south of Charlotte, NC, Camp Canaan offers unique summer camps for kids in the Charlotte, Fort Mill, and Rock Hill, SC area. Our summer camp programs serve campers ages 5-16 and include day camps, specialty camps, and resident/overnight camps.

Why Camp Canaan?

Yes, we have a 100 acre island in the Catawba River, a world-class zipline, high adventure ropes course, the best summer camp counselors in the world and beautiful facilities, but what really makes Camp Canaan different is YOU! Our mission is to serve our community in York County and beyond through Christian fellowship and friendships that are forged here.

We are committed to:

  • Building strong relationships with our summer camp kids and their families that can change lives for the better and makes us unforgettable!
  • Providing a safe environment where campers can have fun, grow in character, develop lasting friendships and make lifetime memories all outside in God’s creation.
  • Keeping our summer camp ratios small so that we can really get to know each camper.
  • Continually building a family of staff who are gifted leaders and skilled counselors with stellar hearts to match!


At Camp Canaan, we don’t just run programs to keep your kids entertained. We believe a camp experience can be transformative and that it has the ability to impact your child for years to come. We consider it a great privilege to play a role in your child’s story!

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Day Camps


Our signature 9-week, summer day camps run from 7:30 am – 6:00 pm, Monday-Friday just outside of Rock Hill, SC. All of our day camp programs are age-specific with campers being divided into classes by age: Junior Day Camp (Ages 5-8) and Senior Day Camp (Ages 9-12).

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Track Camp

Looking for a specialty camp experience for your kiddo? Our themed Track Camps are a small group setting offering a unique twist on our Traditional Day Camp and give campers an incredible experience doing some FANTABULOUS activities.

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Resident Camp

Canaan Resident Camps are an epic adventure full of memories, friendship and fun! Our fantastic overnight summer camps on The Island in Rock Hill, SC include a week of adventure, personal challenge, making new friends, building personal strength and spiritual connection.

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Teen Camps

Don’t know what to do with your teenager this summer? WE DO! Camp Canaan’s summer camps for teens are designed to empower your teenager through activity and service. We have two great opportunities for your teen, both of which embrace the great outdoors and are filled with both physical and spiritual activities.

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