About KAA 1

At KAA 1, campers experience outrageous fun with a healthy dose of encouragement. Our campers leave knowing they truly can do all things through Christ, who strengthens them.  With the help of our unbelievable staff and tons of fun-filled events, KAA 1 is an environment where campers enjoy exciting activities, such as cooling off on our waterslide or tackling the KAA 1 challenge course.  During every activity staff incorporate God’s word.  KAA 1 is designed for campers to have a blast and to come to know the Lord in a personal way.

Watch this video to learn more about KAA 1, the camp for ages 9-11.



With multiple sports fields, an aquatics adventure pool featuring a water slide, and remote-controlled vehicle track, the facilities at KAA 1 ensure campers experience an enjoyable and memorable time at camp.

KAA 1 offers the following first-rate facilities:

24 cabins (12 male and 12 female cabins)

On-site cabins for Kaleos/Group Leaders

Dining Hall

Medical Center

KAA 1 Office/KAA Store

Lakeside Dock


Aquatic Adventure Swimming Pool

Ziplining Course

Multi-purpose building for worship time and classes

2 covered arenas featuring multiple basketball courts

Weight-lifting room

Lakefront outdoor worship amphitheater

Woods outdoor worship amphitheater

High Adventure Course

Obstacle Course

Soccer Field

Football Field

Baseball/Kickball Field

Sand Volleyball Court

Outdoor Trampoline Center






Bible Studies



Challenge Course





Knee Boarding

Nature Walks

RC Vehicle Track

Step Class



Tree Tops Adventure


Water Tubing

Zorb Soccer



Richard MarksLead Director

Richard Marks serves as the Lead Director of KAA 1. He began his journey with KAA as a counselor in 2005. Richard received his undergraduate degree from Southwest Baptist University where he met his wife, Heidi, who he married in 2009. They have two daughters, Maggie and Violet.

Danielle StoneWomen's Director

Danielle Stone has served as the KAA 1 Women’s Director since 2014. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in elementary education at Florida Southern College. She participated in the Memphis Teacher Residency while earning her master's degree in urban education.


2017 Camp Dates

Session 1: June 4 – June 10
Session 2: June 11 – June 17
Session 3: June 18 – June 24
Session 4: June 25 – July 1
Session 5: July 2 – July 8
Session 6: July 9 – July 15
Session 7: July 16 – July 22
Session 8: July 23 – July 29
Session 9: July 30 – Aug 5