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When you're a preteen it is such an exciting & wonderful time of life so we at KFN Preteen Impact have created a camp specifically for YOU!  It's an environment where you will participate in crazy games, team activities, powerful worship sessions, anointed guest speakers and more!  Come see what God has to share with you this summer!  Registration for 2020 opening soon.

Check out a recap from last summer!

Preteen Impact - July 13-16

Overnight camp for ages 10-12


The theme for 2020 is RADIATE!  As we walk through life, we Radiate His light and His presence to those around us.  Join us as we go in depth through activities, relationships, worship and most importantly, spending time in the presence of our Father God.



This is a place where you will find some forever friends, peers and counselors who will not just spend time with you, but love you like Jesus does.



There is no better place to be than in the center of God's attention. Through worship and the teaching of the Word, you will experience God like never before.



We have selected anointed speakers called by God to minister in powerful and practical ways. Your preteens will be forever impacted by the ministry they receive.



We believe that camp should be wild and crazy. Through high action games and exciting activities, we aim at creating an unforgettable experience.



Jade De Kelaita

Jade De Kelaita

With a life given to the red-letter text of God’s Word, Jade De Kelaita’s heart has been stolen by the world’s rejected – the orphan, the widow, the poor, the prisoner, the homeless, the sick, and the forgotten. The presence of God she carries has opened doors for her to speak nationally and internationally in prisons, schools, universities, nursing homes, under bridges, and in churches. Jade spent over two months in Africa in the fall of 2016 under Heidi Baker’s ministry, IRIS Global – Harvest School where, through brokenness, she discovered one must go to the lowest to reach the highest, die to live, and surrender to win the war of Love. Jade has an M.A. in Strategic Communication, but she knows no level of education can ever qualify her for God’s work. He chooses, and He qualifies.

Jeremy Donovan

Jeremy Donovan

Jeremy serves as the Director of Campus Development at Trinity Church in Cedar Hill, Texas located about 1minutes south of downtown Dallas. Jeremy and his wife Annie have been married for 14 years and have threchildren, Cadence, Cale and Kai. He is also author of the book “The Hard Way.Through his testimonyJeremy has seen people across the country finfreedom from their past hurts and turn to a hope in Jesus for their future.
Paula Cornelius

Paula Cornelius

Paula R. Cornelius is an impassioned visionary and self-dubbed “CerealMom” with 13 adopted children from 6-26 ranging from special needs, to creatives, to scholars. Married for 28 years, they have homeschooled for 23. She loves to host God’s presence and God’s people. Her worship for Jesus compels her to a life of power, love & consecration. Her passion is true discipleship rooted in the Word & presence to see toddlers to adults walk in their identity as sons, not orphans.  She walks in a prophetic Kingdom mandate found in Luke 4:18-19, which is the blueprint of her call to serve. She attended Texas A&M on a basketball scholarship where she received her BS in Sociology/Social Work.


Meet the Team

Connie McKenzie

Connie McKenzie


Connie McKenzie is the Director of KFN. In addition to her duties at KFN, she also directs the Children and Families Major at Christ For The Nations Institute. She has a passion to raise up ministers who will effectively reach children and their families with the Gospel, both in the U.S. and around the world. She has a M.A. from Dallas Baptist University and a B.S. from the University of Kentucky. She also graduated from CFNI. Connie McKenzie founded and leads kids for the Nations Summer Camps and oversees the Children’s Ministry at CFNI’s Tuesday Night Encounter. She is very involved in the global 4/14 Movement. Over the years, she has ministered in over 20 nations and has taken CFNI students on multiple mission trips overseas.

Jordana Sprouse

Jordana Sprouse

Assistant Director

Jordana Sprouse is the Assistant Director of KFN. She is the second youngest of seven children and was born and raised in the State of New Hampshire. She has been heavily involved in children’s ministry for most of her life and came to Christ for the Nations after a year-long internship in her home church’s children’s ministry. She has since graduated from CFNI with the Bachelors in Practical Ministry through the Children & Families Major. Jordana and her husband now live in Dallas and she is excited to see what God has for KFN in the coming seasons.



Day 1

13:00 Check In/Museum Tours/Activities
17:00 Dinner
18:30 Opening Rally
20:45 Night Life Activities
22:00 Return to dorms or off-campus housing
22:30 Lights out for on-campus dorms

Day 2

07:00 All In Devo
07:30 Breakfast
08:30 Morning Impact
10:15 Workshops
12:00 Lunch
13:15 Activities
16:00 Prepare for Dinner/Camp Store
17:00 Dinner
18:00 Camp Store
18:30 Evening Impact
20:45 Nightlife Activities
21:30 Camp Store
22:00 Return to dorms or off-campus housing
22:30 Lights out for on-campus dorms

Day 3

07:00 All In Devo
07:30 Breakfast
08:30 Morning Impact
10:15 Workshops
11:30 Lunch
12:30 Bahama Beach Water Park
17:00 Dinner
18:00 Camp Store
18:30 Evening Impact
21:30 Camp Store
22:00 Return to dorms or off-campus housing
22:30 Lights out for on-campus dorms

Day 4

07:00 Pack up
07:30 Breakfast
08:30 All in Devo
09:00 Closing Commission
12:00 Check Out/Camp Store


Preteen Impact - Limited Housing

**First come first served**

Early Bird (til April 10th): $225

Regular (til June 12th): $245

Late (after June 12th): $265

Leaders: $150

CITs: $200

Preteen Impact - Off-Campus

**See list of recommended hotels below**

Early Bird Campers (til April 10th): $145

Regular Campers (after April 10th): $165

Leaders: $75

Recommended Hotels

Here are some local hotels we would recommend.

Super 8 by Wyndham Dallas South
Phone: (972) 572-1030
8541 South Hampton Road, Dallas, TX 75232

Hampton Inn & Suites Dallas-DeSoto
Phone: (972) 228-0200
1311 E Centre Park Blvd, DeSoto, TX 75115

La Quinta by Wyndham Dallas Duncanville
Phone: (972) 298-4600
835 E Hwy 67, Duncanville, TX 75137

Sleep Inn Lancaster Dallas South
Phone: (469) 993-2045
3508 N, I-35E Building A, Lancaster, TX 75146

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Cedar Hill
Phone: (972) 291-4037
1007 N Hwy 67, Cedar Hill, TX 75104

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Duncanville
Phone: (972) 298-8000
1035 E Hwy 67, Duncanville, TX 75137

Hampton Inn & Suites Duncanville
Phone: (469) 868-6481
202 East Interstate Hwy, 20, Duncanville, TX 75116

Best Western Plus Duncanville Dallas
Phone: (972) 283-3000
922 E US-67, Duncanville, TX 75137

TownPlace Suites Marriot-Dallas DeSoto
Phone: (972) 780-9300
2700 Travis St, DeSoto, TX 75115

Days Inn By Wyndham-Dallas South
Phone: (972) 224-3196
8312 S Lancaster Rd, Dallas, TX 75241



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Frequently Asked Questions

What is taught?

Preteens will experience an incredible summer through spirit-led worship, powerful Bible teaching, broad variety of workshops and anointed prayer times. Campers will have an opportunity to experience the presence of God alongside their peers and with CFNI Bible School student interns.

What do campers do?

Campers will experience intense times with God in worship, prayer, services and dynamic workshops. We will also have thrilling times playing Crazy Hour games, swimming, a trip to the water park, nightlife and lots more.

Who are the counselors?

The amazing counselors are the best part of KFN Preteen Impact. Our KFN team members are trained and equipped Christ For The Nations students. These dynamic students come from all over America and around the world to seek God and study His Word here at Christ For The Nations. Their enthusiasm, energy and zeal for God are contagious. They will model godly character and demonstrate God’s love for each camper.

Why are you offering limited housing?

Due to renovations of CFNI campus, we are only able to offer limited housing for this year - we are scheduled to be back and running with housing by summer 2021.