YOUTH & YOUNG ADULT MINISTRIES
Remember now your Creator in the days of your youth. Ecclesiastes 12:1
What We Do
The purpose of the Young Adult Department is to facilitate deep spiritual community, provide Christ-centered ministry of the Word, and equip young adults for service.
The Senior Youth Department provides training for local churches and youth leaders in developing effective youth ministries.
Provides resources to enhance local youth ministries with educational materials and ministry equipment.
Operates Teen Bible Academy, a three-week program that provides evangelistic training for teens.
Hosts and organizes other events, including youth rallies, youth prayer conferences, teen guys and girls retreats, Bible camps, and more.
Meet the Team
Jr. Youth, Hispanic Youth Federation and Camp Wawona Director
Norma Villarreal is our Executive Camp Director. She is a native Californian who is no stranger to Camp Wawona. She arrived to the Central California Conference Youth Department in 2008 and has served in different capacities, including Associate Youth Director. She currently serves as the Central California Conference Junior Youth Director, leading our Pathfinders, Adventurers, and Hispanic Youth Ministries. Norma is committed to serving the youth of our territory with a high level of excellence. It was here at Camp Wawona that she discovered her love and passion for the great outdoors. Norma's responsibilities include overseeing both year-round and summer camp operations.”