From its inception, the Outdoor Ministries Connection (OMC) denominational partners committed themselves to research as one of several ministry priorities. 2022 marked the fifth bi-annual OMC Directors' Survey collected since 2014. The six participating outdoor ministry associations, including UMCRM, were able to recruit responses representing 328 individual sites, for a response rate of approximately 50%. The detailed survey report contains recent insights like enrollment recovery following the COVID pandemic, and longitudinal trend data on topics such as congregational connection with camps. Camp/retreat leaders will want apply these valuable findings to their strategic planning, decision-making, and communications.
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