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Cho-Yeh's traditional Christian summer camp program for campers age 6-16.

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Our Purpose

 Three-Year Strategic Plan


Mission
Our mission is to be a place where Jesus Christ transforms lives through meaningful relationships and outdoor adventures.

Vision for 2013-2015
As we evaluate our ministry’s most significant priorities, we recognize that in order to prepare for a future of opportunity and growth, we must first address those foundational elements upon which we build.  To that end, we will sharpen our ministry focus, improve our financial stewardship, address our urgent maintenance needs, elevate the missional commitment of our leadership and staff, and enhance the priority of our guest service.

2013 – 2015 Strategic Goals

Goal 1-  Ministry: 
We will clarify our theological underpinnings and implement ministry strategies that deepen Cho-Yeh’s impact on the youth of Southeast Texas.

Goal 2 - Financial Stewardship: 
We will steward financial resources in such a way that our organization is marked by fiscal health in all areas.

Goal 3 - Facilities: 
Proactively upgrade and properly maintain the facilities to provide an atmosphere conducive to effective ministry.

Goal 4 - Mission Commitment: 
We will align our organizational structure, leadership, and staff so that at all levels we support, promote, and reflect our mission.

Goal 5 - Guest Service: 
We will develop a culture of outstanding customer service resulting in a truly exceptional guest experience.
 

Strategic Goals & Objectives

Goal 1-  Ministry:  We will clarify our theological underpinnings and implement ministry strategies that deepen Cho-Yeh’s impact on the youth of Southeast Texas.

Objective A:  Develop and publish Cho-Yeh’s Statement of Faith & Philosophy of Ministry.

Objective B:  Define desired outcomes for summer campers, summer staff & retreat guests that compliment our Philosophy of Ministry.

Objective C:  Institute a thoughtful and systematized approach to partner with and be a resource for churches in the greater Houston area.

Objective D:  Have a greater presence and impact on the Livingston community.

Objective E:  Assess the feasibility of and lay groundwork for a Gap year/Discipleship program

Goal 2 - Financial Stewardship:  We will steward financial resources in such a way that our organization is marked by fiscal health in all areas.

Objective A:  Improve the solvency and liquidity of Cho-Yeh Camp and Conference Center.

Objective B:  Craft and employ a viable strategy to be debt free within 10 years.

Objective C:  Cultivate a more well-rounded donor base that faithfully supports Cho-Yeh financially, prayerfully & physically.

Objective D:  Continue to grow both summer camp and retreat programs.

Objective E:  Refine financial accounting & reporting procedures to be within best practice.

Goal 3 - Facilities:  Proactively upgrade and properly maintain the facilities to provide an atmosphere conducive to effective ministry.

Objective A:  Professionalize and systematize our preventative maintenance program.

Objective B:  Design and begin implementing a long-term master plan.

Objective C:  Address deferred maintenance liabilities.

Objective D:  Provide facilities that are user friendly and easy to navigate.

Objective E:  Cultivate a consistent and productive volunteer base to assist with maintenance projects.

Goal 4 - Mission Commitment:  We will align our organizational structure, leadership, and staff so that at all levels we support, promote, and reflect our mission.

Objective A: Construct an effective, productive and sustaining Board governance model.

Objective B:  Improve mission buy-in among operations staff.

Objective C:  Instill a healthy staff culture that intentionally brings all staff (operations and program) together.

Objective D: Develop and implement an effective human resources plan.

Objective E:  Evaluate and selectively abandon all programs, initiatives and expenditures that do not support and promote Cho-Yeh’s mission.  

Goal 5 - Guest Service:  We will develop a culture of outstanding customer service resulting in a truly exceptional guest experience.

Objective A:  Empower frontline staff to anticipate and provide for the needs of campers, parents & guests.

Objective B:  Improve the overall dining experience of campers and guests evaluation averages.

Objective C:  Elevate and integrate recreation into a purposeful camp experience.

Objective D:     Enhance our risk management plan to ensure that guests have a physically, emotionally & spiritually safe experience.

Objective E:  Refine our evaluation system to accurately assess our customers’ experience and what they value.