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It is a privilege for EMI to be able to partner with Palabra de Vida (PdV) Panama with the development of a Camp Master Plan. The PdV camp we believes that one of the most valuable tools to reach and challenge children and young people with the Word of God is through the camp ministry.

Es un privilegio para EMI poder colaborar con Palabra de Vida Panamá con el desarrollo de un Plan Maestro para Campamento. En el campamento de Palabra de Vida creemos que uno de los más valiosos instrumentos para alcanzar y desafiar a los niños y jóvenes con la Palabra de Dios es a través del ministerio de campamento.

Project Scope

The PdV camp is located approximately an hour and a half from the capital city of Panama City.  PdV creates faith-defining experiences that give students and families the opportunity to encounter God and to grow in their spiritual walk. Through Youth and Family Camps, the Bible Institute, Local Church Ministries and International Ministries, PdV is a catalyst for lasting life change and eternal impact.

The PvD camp has been operational for about 17 years.  During that time it has become one of the main ministry tools that PdV uses in Panama.  The ministry is interested in upgrading the camp because they believe that by enhancing this tool they will be able to impact even more lives for Christ.  The campground has not yet reached its potential and making the necessary upgrades will take this campground to the next level and allow PdV to attract an entirely different class of people in Panama while continuing to reach the same groups as before. Upgrading the facility will expand PdV’s potential impact to new and larger groups of people

On this project, we will be assessing existing buildings, completing topographic survey of areas of potential development, and preparing a master plan for the future of the camp.

This project will be led by EMI’s Nicaragua Office.  It is likely that we will be working with local designers, so experience speaking Spanish would be helpful, but not required.  Will you join us in designing a world of hope?

El campamento PdV se encuentra aproximadamente a una hora y media de la capital de la ciudad de Panamá. PdV crea experiencias que definen la fe y brindan a los alumnos y a las familias la oportunidad de encontrarse con Dios y crecer en su caminar espiritual. A través de los Campamentos para la Juventud y la Familia, el Instituto Bíblico, los Ministerios Locales de la Iglesia y los Ministerios Internacionales, el PdV es un catalizador para un cambio de vida duradero y un impacto eterno.

El campo PdV ha estado operativo durante unos 17 años. Durante ese tiempo se ha convertido en una de las principales herramientas del ministerio que PdV utiliza en Panamá. El ministerio está interesado en mejorar el campamento porque creen que al mejorar esta herramienta podrán impactar aún más vidas para Cristo.  El lugar de campamento todavía no ha alcanzado su potencial y la fabricación de las mejoras necesarias tomará este lugar de campamento al siguiente nivel y permitirá que PdV atraiga una clase completamente diferente de la gente en Panamá siguiendo alcanzando los mismos grupos que antes. La mejora de la instalación ampliará el impacto potencial de PdV a grupos nuevos y más grandes.

En este proyecto, evaluaremos los edificios existentes, completaremos el levantamiento topográfico de las áreas de desarrollo potencial y prepararemos un plan maestro para el futuro del campamento.

Este proyecto será liderado por la oficina de EMI en Nicaragua. Es posible que estemos trabajando con diseñadores locales, por lo que la experiencia de hablar español sería útil, pero no obligatoria. ¿Te unirás a nosotros para diseñar un mundo de esperanza?

— Jon Burgi, EMI Nicaragua trip leader

Needs

Architecture: Gen. Arch.

Youth Camp Planning

Civil Engineering: Civil Engineering

Water, Wastewater, Stormwater, Site Grading, Well Water

Electrical Engineering: Electrical Engineering

Rural Power Sources, generator, solar, wind

Structural Engineering: Structural Engineering

Analysis of existing buildings and review of building methods

Survey: Surveyor

Topographic survey

Other Specialties: Drafting, Graphic Designing, Photo

Photo/Video; Graphic Design/3D Modeling; ACAD drafting

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