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Frequently Asked Questions

What should I bring to camp?

  • Several changes of clothes
  • Bathing suits/swim trunks
  • Linens-twin size sheets/blankets or a sleeping bag and pillowcase (Cedar Lakes provides pillows and wool blankets)
  • Extra shoes (in case a pair gets wet)
  • Toiletries
  • Towels (3 for bathing and 2 beach towels for swimming)
  • Sunblock/screen (we have plenty for all campers in case you forget!)
  • Money (you may want to provide your child with a small amount of money for souvenirs or snacks at the pool).  Each camper will have a spending account utilized by the staff for money management (see registration packet under Camper Spending Account for more information).
  • Medications (upon registration, one of the camp nurses will take your meds and verify your dosage and schedule.  The camp nurses will administer your medication throughout the week)

What should I leave at home?

  • My cell phone. Cell phones are not allowed at camp. We will provide your child with a phone to call home or for parents to call and interrupt their child’s fun.
  • Please do not bring valuables!!!!

What will I be provided?

  • Camp provides 3 meals per day plus an evening snack
  • Your camper will receive a Camp Mountain Heart T-shirt compliments of the camp

Where is Camp Mountain Heart held?

  • Camp is held at the beautiful Cedar Lakes Conference Center in Ripley, West Virginia
  • Visit their website for more information and directions

What are the driving directions to Cedar Lakes?

  • Cedar Lakes is conveniently located off I-77 at the Ripley/Fairplain Exit #132. Just 38 miles north of the state capitol, Charleston, and south of Parkersburg.
               • Take Exit 132 off I-77S
• At bottom of exit ramp, turn left on Route 21 North
• Go underneath the Intersection
• Make first right onto Cedar Lakes Drive (Burger King)
• Cedar Lakes Conference Center is 3.5 miles on the right
• Take Exit 132 off I-77N
• At bottom of exit ramp, make a right on Route 21 North
• Make first right onto Cedar Lakes Drive (Burger King)
• Cedar Lakes Conference Center is 3.5 miles on the right
• The following coordinates should bring you to the entrance gate: 38.793396,-81.688145
• Input 1372 Cedar Lakes Drive, Ripley, WV into your GPS
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