Kanakuk Ministries

Developing Next Generation Christian Leaders

aka Kanakuk Kamps, Kanakuk KampOut, Link Year, Link Academy, and AfterDark   |   Branson, MO   |  https://kanakuk.com/

Mission

Equipping Next Generation Christian Leaders is more than our mission, it is our heartbeat. Since 1926, Kanakuk has welcomed over 500,000 Kampers and 50,000 summer staff from across the country and around the world, equipping them with leadership skills and Biblical truths to impact their schools and communities as examples of Jesus Christ.

Ruling year info

2015

Chairman

Joe White

President

Doug Goodwin

Main address

1353 Lakeshore Dr

Branson, MO 65616 USA

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EIN

43-1815310

NTEE code info

Religious Leadership, Youth Development (O55)

Christian (X20)

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Kanakuk Kamps

Kanakuk Kamps serves over 10,000 kids each summer through its overnight camping experience near Branson, MO. We offer a variety of experiences with 1, 2 and 4 week terms. Our camps operate by term length and age, serving kids 7-18 years old. Since 1926, Kanakuk Kamps has served over 450,000 overnight kid campers.

Population(s) Served
Adolescents
Children
Preteens
Christians

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Financials

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Kanakuk Ministries

Board of directors
as of 4/16/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Joe White

Ron Baldwin

Debbie White

Kanakuk Ministries

Joe White

Kanakuk Ministries

Doug Goodwin

Kanakuk Ministries

Cooper White

Pattye Moore

Steve Utley

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

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