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TRIP 1 - Arrive May 26th - Depart June 2nd

Fly and arrive at "FAI" Saturday night May 26th- We overnight in Fairbanks then drive to camp for Churchon the 27th. We work through Friday June 1st. They Fly out of Fairbanks on Saturday night the 2nd. (5) days of work. We Don't work on Sunday.


Trip 2 - Arrive June 2nd - Depart June 9th

Fly and arrive Saturday night June 2nd. We overnight in Fairbanks and arrive at Church the next morning, Sunday the 3rd. We work Monday through Friday (5) days of work. They Fly out of Fairbanks on Saturday night the 9th. (5) days of work. We Don't work on Sunday.


Trip 3 - Arrive June 9th - Depart June 16th

Fly and arrive Saturday night June 9th. We overnight in Fairbanks and arrive at Church the next morning, Sunday the 9th. We work Monday through Friday (5) days of work. They Fly out of Fairbanks on Saturday night the 16th. (5) days of work. We Don't work on Sunday.

 

Trip 4 - Arrive June 16th - Depart June 23rd

Fly and arrive Saturday night June 15th. We overnight in Fairbanks and arrive at Church the next morning, Sunday the 16th. We work Monday through Friday (5) days of work. They Fly out of Fairbanks on Saturday night the 23rd. (5) days of work. We Don't work on Sunday.


All Fairbanks flights should arrive and depart in the evening.

All departures must be After 3 PM Saturdays

 

Cost: $1095

We Need You

Shen Bible Camp is a project solely undertaken by Wild Alaska Missions though the will of God. We have no existing support other than you, your church and the people from the small church of Faith Chapel in Tok Alaska. We are building this Christian Bible Camp from the ground up. It is a four-year project and 2017 is year three. From here both Alaska Native and bush kids are shown the face of hope. Join us in being God's hands in Alaska as we reflect Christ's love in the North.

 

 

In 2015, the Wild Alaska Missions team began a four-year project to demolish and rebuild Shen Bible Camp. This camp is located 20 miles east of Tok on the road to Eagle Alaska, along the Dalton Highway. It serves five Athapaskan Native villages; Northway, Tetlin, Tanacross, Mentasta and Dot Lake plus the bush community of Tok. Camp director is Troy Able from Faith Chapel in Tok.
 The camp was originally a mining camp when it was acquired 36 years ago. It is in disrepair and too small to serve today’s needs. Last summer we tore down and replaced the main building, the cook shack, and replaced it with a beautiful lodge.

 

This next part is the most important piece of the 4 year Shen Bible Camp make-over that Wild Alaska  Missions has undertaken. It is not about buildings...it's about hope.

 

 

Although the new camp we are building will serve Christ and help us reach our goal. Our true goal is to be a force for Christ in this remote part of Alaska and facilitate reaching both the "Bush Kids" and kids from the five surrounding Athapaskan Native villages of Mentasta, Northway, Tanacross, Dot Lake, and Tetlin for Christ.

As you may know an Athapaskan Native Missionary and his wife mentored Hazel and me for 15 years in Alaska. We worked with their ministry, traveled to dozens of villages, and got to know the wonderful native people of Alaska. We have floated into their fish camps and lived in their villages. Our passion and leadership for this ministry comes from an overflow of love we experienced in the 70's, 80's and 90's in the North Country.

During the summer of 2014, my daughter Bess and I spent a lot of time in the village of Tetlin. Tetlin is the nearest village to Shen Bible Camp. We got to know a wonderful family and learn about the challenges of living in a village where the winter temps have reached minus 71 F. There is no running water in Tetlin and electric is a new idea. Only recently was a road cut across the mountains to their village. The population is 108 and there are only an estimated 160 people on earth who speak their Athapaskan dialect. They are all bi-lingual and speak English. These are Americans. They are wonderful people. Soon I will post a video that my daughter Bess and Reed produced that captures the essence of who these native people are.

Beginning next summer, May of 2016, we will be sending teams into villages to do work projects that will benefit these native families. It is our goal to reflect Christ with our hands and actions. We will be doing specific work projects in the village to benefit widows and the most in need. Then to share life around their campfires, all the while building genuine trust so their kids might be comfortable in attending Shen and hear about the freedom offered in Christ. Our goal is not to alter their wonderful culture, but to add hope through Christ.

 

 Join us as we make a difference in the Kingdom.
Wade, Hazel, Reed and Candice Nolan---Wild Alaska Missions

 


The Lodge Project - 2018

During the summers of 2016 and 2017 we built 4 new log sleeping lodges. In June of 2018 we will be building a sanctuary/recreation building. It will be the largest undertaking yet. In addition we are building a large storage garage for storing Shen Bible Camp supplies. Teams will also be going into the Athabaskan Indian village of Tetlin where we will be doing building service projects.

 

 

 

 

The Lodge Project - 2016

During the summer of 2016, we built two large 12-bed, log cabins for lodging. WE will be building two more log sleeping lodges in 2017. This is year three. Each week every team member will also be traveling to nearby Athapaskan native villages to do work and relationship/construction projects.



 

 

 

 

 

 

Two days later the camp was invaded by local kids and councilors and Christ was shared. The circle was completed for 2015. Local kids both native and bush kids learned about the hope of Christ.

 

 

Shen Sunset