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JoshGen Church Camp - Godstock 2018

Camp Details

We are very excited for the upcoming Godstock camp, with more than 1900 adults and 500 kids joining us over the weekend!

These are very large numbers, so we ask that everyone remain patient, helpful and considerate towards each other, the volunteers and the camp organisers.

Godstock 2018 will take place from 23 - 25 March 2018 at the beautiful Moreson farm, just outside Malmesbury. It’s going to be huge! We are very expectant to see God move amongst us in amazing ways.

Date: Friday, 23 - Sunday 25 March 2018

Venue: Moreson Farm, Malmesbury

Google Map to the venue

 

 

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Please Note that Camping is at your own risk.

 

What facilities are available?

  • Ablutions: There are 3 permanent ablution blocks with separate toilets and showers for male and female campers, as well as an additional trailer unit with 8 showers and 8 toilets. There are no baths.
  • Kitchen: There is a temporary kitchen area setup within the catering hall equipped with a freezer, fridges, microwaves, and hot water urns for heating up kid’s food/bottles/etc. This area is designated for moms with small kids and babies only. It is not a general area.
  • Tea & Coffee: We will have an area that will be open from 7am until 10pm where you can get free tea and coffee.
  • Kiosk: You can buy chips, chocolates, water, sodas etc. at the kiosk (Card/Snapscan/Cash)
  • Coffee Café: There will be an outdoor coffee café selling cappuccinos, lattes, americanos, hot chocolate etc. (Card/Cash)

How big are the tented camp sites?

  • The camp blocks are 7x7m. Please ensure your guide ropes will fit within a block.

Can I Bring my caravan/campervan or camping trailer?

  • Yes, we have set out designated areas fitted with electrical points.

If I sleep in my bakkie where can I park it?

  • You will be able to park it within the caravan/campervan/camping trailer area.

Where can I park my car and will it be safe?

  • You will be able to park it within the caravan/campervan/camping trailer area.

Where can I park my car and will it be safe?

  • Cars can be parked in the fenced off parking area, which will be watched by a security guard during the entire duration of the camp.

When can I access the campsite?

  • The camp site will open from 12pm on Friday, 23 March.

What time must we be off the farm by?

  • You must leave the farm on Sunday, 25 March no later than 2:30pm.

What will happen when I get to the campsite?

  • We will direct you to the parking area, from there you can proceed on foot to the registration tents to collect your armbands and food stubs. From there you can proceed to the camping area to setup your tent.

May I make a fire?

  • No. However small gas camping stoves and lights are allowed, but must be supervised at all times.

Will there be an area to charge equipment and phones?

  • Yes, there will be a small charging tent located close to the main hall. Please remember not to leave anything unattended and note that we will take no responsibility for items that go missing.

Is there a map to the farm?

  • Please click HERE to see the map and for directions.

Will there be signboards directing me to Moreson Farm?

  • Yes, signboards will be posted along the N7 close to the farm turn-off.

What do I need to bring?

  • Tent, sleeping bag, mattress, pillows, towels, camping chairs, Umbrella/Gazebo toilet paper, toiletries, Bible, notebook and pen, hat, suntan lotion, camera, plastic rubbish bag for your waste, and an expectant heart!

Do I need to bring my own drinking water?

  • The borehole water on the farm is safe to drink and there is plenty of it. However, you are welcome to bring your own drinking water if you prefer.

Can I park and/or use my Car and/or Motorcycle in the camping area?

  • No vehicles may be parked or used within the camping area. This is for the safety of all.

Do I need to bring my own food?

  • No, the camp is fully catered. We will cater for those that are vegetarians and have special medical dietary requirements and have indicated so during the registration process. If you did not do so during registration, please let us know ASAP via email to: camps@joshgen.org.za. Please note that we do not consider Banting as a dietary requirement and will not be catering for this.

Will there be any other food available for sale?

  • No, only what the kiosk offers (chips, chocolates, sodas, etc.)

Will there be security on site?

  • Yes, there will be 24 hours security for the duration of the camp.

What is your firearm policy?

  • No firearms will be allowed on-site.

Can I bring alcohol?

  • No alcohol allowed.

Is music allowed?

  • Music will be playing from the main hall PA system. You are welcome to bring your guitar, but note that no music will be allowed after 9pm.

Are there rubbish bins available?

  • Yes, large black bins will be located throughout the campsite.

What happens if I forgot my ticket?

  • We will still be able to assist you with access however this will slow down the registration process.

Can I bring my pets?

  • No pets allowed.

Is the farm wheelchair friendly?

  • The farm ground is very flat and access from the tenting area to the main hall is without any obstacles. There will be reserve seating for all disabled and elderly folk within the main hall.

What is the Water allocation per person on the farm?

  • The farm has more than enough water and has no restrictions.

Can I bring a generator?

  • No. We will not allow generators or other loud machinery.

Will we be camping on grass or ground?

  • On a wonderfully levelled soft grass area.

What do I do with my child?

During the sessions:

  • There will be a Moms & Toddlers tented area available for children (age 0-3).
  • Nextgen will be looking after Pre-school (age 3-6) and Grade children from (age 7-12) within the enclosed kids tented area.
  • Children age 13 and up must be in the main hall.
  • Please note that no children will be allowed to walk around unattended during the session times.
  • Outside of session times: You are solely responsible for looking after your own children during break times.
  • PLEASE NOTE, that there are open water areas in close proximity to the camping area. We will not allow any swimming for the sake of general safety.

Where can I go if I need to breastfeed my child?

  • There will be a private partitioned area within the Moms & Toddlers tent.

Will there be emergency services on site?

  • There will be an ambulance onsite as well as a first aid tent.

May I drive through for the day to attend the sessions? Are there Day Tickets available?

  • Andrew has requested that we all camp in the spirit of unity. Should you still want to drive through instead of camp please process this with your lead elder. The ticket price will remain the same at full price.

For any other queries relating to the camp, not answered above, please contact us at camps@joshgen.org.za 

Travel

  • Moreson Farm is situated next to the N7 roughly a 40 minute drive from Sunningdale, and 1 hour from Cape Town.
  • Please look out for the blue Godstock signs 5km, 2km, 1km, and 500m before you approach the turn-off.
  • Enter through the blue JoshGen Flags.
  • Follow the road to the parking Entrance marked with blue JoshGen flags.
  • Please drive cautiously as there are extensive roadworks on that section of the road. 

Parking, Registration & Food Stubs

  • Please follow the directions of the parking attendants.
  • Before carrying all your gear to the campsite, please proceed to registration first to collect your armbands.
  • There after, if you have children, please proceed to register them at the NextGen Registration tent.
  • Armbands must be worn at all times throughout the duration of the camp.
  • Those with Overflow Tent tickets, please look out for the Overflow Registration Tent. You will receive a different colour armband.
  • You will also receive food ticket stubs when you register. You will need these at the Food Hall during meal times. Campers that have requested special dietary requirement meals will receive a different colour food stub.

NextGen

  • Parents, please could you ensure that your child brings the following items (CLEARLY LABELED WITH CHILD’S NAME) to NextGen at the Godstock camp:
    • Something to sit on for evening meetings e.g. towel; sleeping bag; blanket etc.
    • Hat and sunscreen to morning meetings.
    • Costume and towel for Saturday morning.
    • A snack for Saturday morning.
    • On Saturday swim gear and a bag marked with their name for their clothing/swim gear.

Safety & Security

  • There are a lot of exposed water areas. Please do NOT let your small children walk around unattended.  We will have people at designated points to monitor the exposed water areas, but keeping your children safe will be your responsibility.
  • No vehicles will be allowed in the tented camp area.
  • No pets allowed.
  • Should you have any questions at the camp, kindly speak to one of the friendly faces in a blue bib.

Schedule

Please note that this is a prelimanary schedule and is subject to change without prior notice.

Friday, 23 March

  • 6pm - Supper
  • 7-9pm - Evening Session

Saturday, 24 March

  • 7:30am - Breakfast
  • 9-10:30am - Session
  • 10:30-11am - Tea break
  • 11am-12:30pm - Session
  • 12:30pm - Lunch
  • 5:00pm - Supper
  • 6:30-9pm - Session

Sunday, 25 March

  • 7:30am - Breakfast
  • 9am-12pm - Final Session
  • 2:30pm - Everyone has left the camp site.

Camp Layout

Click HERE to see a layout of the camp grounds.

 

What to Bring

  • Tent
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Cushion
  • Stretcher (optional)
  • Foldup Chair (optional)
  • Blankets
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Headlamps or flashlights (extra batteries)
  • Water bottle
  • Toiletries
  • Soap
  • Toothbrush
  • Towel
  • Comfortable Clothes
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Rainwear
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Insect repellant
  • Prescription medications
  • Bible, Notepad & Pen/Pencil
  • Phone chargers and cables (we will have a Charging Station Tent on site)
  • No Cutlery is required if you are joining us for the supplied meals. If you are providing your own food for yourself and/or your children, please pack whatever you need.

 

 

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Joshua Generation Church ('JoshGen') in South Africa, is a vibrant and diverse family of God-honouring, outward-focused believers who are passionately committed to loving and serving our King and one another, and to reaching out to others by living out authentic, Acts 2:42 Christianity.