The LTD program is offered at undergraduate, graduate, ministry internship, international participant, and graduate assistant levels.
The Christian Camping Major is available to qualified students who are majoring in biblical studies/Christian camping at:
These schools offer bachelor's degrees, with the senior year spent in the LTD program. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Advanced graduate standing credit (8-12 credits) is available to those who have successfully completed the LTD program and qualify for admissions to the following programs:
Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Vocational Camping Ministry Training is available to qualified individuals who are at least four years out of high school, are actively pursuing a career in Christian camping, and have demonstrated a gift and promise for Christian ministry.
Married students with families are welcomed into the program as long as housing is available.
The LTD program has been utilized for training by many ministry leaders from around the world. We have national graduates in over 20 countries as well as American leadership that received training in the LTD program serving around the world.
International students will need a 12-month H3 or H4 visa (Forest Springs assists with this process).
Singles, married and families are welcome to apply.
You can use the LTD program to launch into your master's degree through Wheaton or Cairn University. GAs can remain residential students at Forest Springs from 18 - 24 months to complete an MA or MS while immersed in the ministries of Forest Springs. GA students must raise personal support during their LTD year as a real-life project and these funds are the foundation of living costs and paying for their graduate degree.