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CPV History

Owned and operated by The Salvation Army, Camp Paradise Valley was founded in 1972. More Coming Soon!

About Us

The Salvation Army’s Camp Paradise Valley & Conference Center is nestled in among 400 acres on the Kentucky-Tennessee border and beautiful Dale Hollow Lake.  Home to summer camps, retreats, family reunions and conferences we are sure we can meet your needs.  Please explore our website to see the ways to enjoy our piece of Paradise.

Camp Paradise Valley is owned and operated by The Salvation Army Kentucky & Tennessee Divisional Headquarters, in Louisville, KY, directly under the supervision of the Divisional Youth Secretary. Further administration flows from the on-site camp office, in Burkesville, KY

The Salvation Army Mission Statement:

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

ACA Accredited

Camp Paradise Valley is accredited by the American Camp Association. This means that we have met a set of rigorous national standards regarding safety and training. You can feel at ease sending your child to a camp that bears the ACA logo.