Canton, MS

Hope Hollow Ministries

Hope Hollow Ministries is a year-round camp for children and young adults (ages 5-25) located in Canton, MS. Our campers have been diagnosed with developmental delays resulting from physical and/or intellectual disabilities.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide a place where children & young adults with special needs may enjoy the independence, fellowship and adventure that a camp experience provides as we share Jesus’ love with others.

Project Overview

Individual service opportunities
Looking for a way to fill your summer with purpose & new relationships? Hope Hollow Summer Day Camps is the place to be! As a camp for children and young adults with special needs and disabilities, we are always in search for buddies for our campers. That is where you come in; you will have the opportunity to develop long-lasting friendships with our special campers. Throughout the day, going from activity to activity, you will have the opportunity to assist campers with the programs we have going on. From Arts & Crafts, Music, Dance, Horse Rides, Water activities, Gardening, and much more!

Whether looking for community service hours, or seeking out experience in the special needs world, you will leave Hope Hollow with a new friendship and a smile on your face.

Volunteers must be ages 14 years old & up
Volunteer Application Form must be filled out & submitted (SEE WEBSITE)


Hope Hollow Ministries is on a 20-acre lot of land, we have three cabins on our campus, and the largest cabin has two dorm style rooms. With a total of 18 beds, we like to invite church groups, school groups, or groups of any kind to come stay overnight at Hope Hollow’s Campus & volunteer at our camps.

Groups will arrive the Saturday or Sunday prior to camp beginning. There will be training session on Sunday Evening to explain the camp schedule, and for each volunteer to learn about the camper they will be paired with for the week.

If your group is local & would like to come only during the camp hours that is available also.

Volunteers must be ages 14 years old & up
Each volunteer must fill out Volunteer Application Form (see button above)
Each volunteer group must have at least 2 adult leaders accompanying the group


Hope Hollow’s campus has a kitchen with oven, microwave, refrigerator, and sink fully accessible to volunteer groups. Breakfast food is provided daily. We provide two night meals during the week. For lunch most groups prefer to buy their sandwich items when they get to town and fix their own. Other night meals will be discussed as options to dine out or cook out are very popular choices.


Individuals and groups may purchase supplies from nearby grocery stores.


Individuals and groups will stay in the bunk rooms at the main lodge


Cost for volunteer groups to come stay at Hope Hollow is $150/each volunteer.

This helps the ministry cover the living costs for the week.


Hope Hollow does not provide transportation. You need to have adequate transportation to and from Hope Hollow.

Summer Camp Information

Groups arrive on Saturday or Sunday. Sunday afternoon begins orientation and pizza party. Monday through Friday mornings they will need to be ready at 7:30 for the camper's arrival. Campers depart at 3:00. Mission opportunities to help around Hope Hollow as well as other organizations will be available after camp.

Camps take place Monday-Thursday from 9am-2pm.

Volunteers are asked to be at Hope Hollow from 8:00am-3:00pm.

It is preferred for volunteers to attend Monday-Thursday, so that they are able to cultivate a relationship with the camper for the week. 

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