Have questions? Contact Savannah Fraser, RHINO Ministry Director, at 504-897-0101 x111 or rhino@SCAPC.org.

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Camp Rebuilding Hope In New Orleans (Camp RHINO) is a work-hard, play-hard week of serving Christ in the Crescent City! At Camp RHINO, campers and their leaders will experience a week of intense urban mission, exposing the needs of New Orleans while being a part of rebuilding it. 

“Camp RHINO is very organized, well ran, and ministers to us as well as coordinating work schedules.  It was a wonderful surprise! ” – leader, Cody, WY 

“I had SO MUCH FUN during Camp RHINO.  I learned so much, and felt like I made a difference.  It was overall one of the best experiences of my life!” – camper, Texas

“The whole experience felt powerful.  I felt like I had a purpose.” -youth

“The staff was fantastic and responsive, communication was great, dinners were delicious, and the worship connected with our youth.” – leader, Florida

“The variety of projects was excellent and provided many meaningful experiences for our groups. Each opportunity was explained and provided good understanding and purpose”. -leader

“This has been a fantastic experience.  From the worksites to the RHINO staff, each moment has been valuable.  I’ll recommend RHINO to other congregations wherever I’ll go.” -leader 

Summer 2020 marks the ninth year of Camp RHINO. During the day, leaders and campers work on Camp RHINO ministry sites alongside our RHINO staff, getting a real look at the diverse needs of New Orleans. At night, campers, leaders, and staff gather for dinner followed by a time of reflection and worship, including music and a message relating to our week’s theme.

Here’s a sample schedule:

  • Monday: 6 p.m. Orientation and Dinner, 7 p.m. Evening Program
  • Tuesday — Friday: 7 a.m. Breakfast, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Worksite, 6 p.m. Dinner, 7 p.m. Evening Program
  • Saturday: Fun day in the city!

 Check out our FAQs page for an idea of what this experience could be like for you and your youth!  

“It was good for me to see God work through our youth group, and to understand that this trip was not about me, but it was about your youth and how God will use them.” – leader, Florida