Catalyst Camps, a division of
Cedar Lake Ministries, is located 45 miles south of Chicago, Illinois
in Northwest Indiana, just east of US-41 in Cedar Lake, Indiana


Catalyst Summer Camps
Executive Director
Bob McRae


Warren, IL
(A little farming community in northwest Illinois)

What I Do as Executive Director
I get the joy of being the coach to a great team of staff who love Cedar Lake Ministries and Catalyst Camps and doing whatever it takes to honor God.

Favorite Food

Peanut M&Ms and Peanut Butter and Jelly. I once went on a peanut butter and jelly diet and lost 17 pounds.

Favorite Camp Activity
Nap Time. I was once told if you can take a 20 minute power nap every four hours, you never need to sleep. I love power naps!

Favorite Verse of the Bible
For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and give his life for a ransom of many. Mark 10:45

About Me

I was crowned Mr. Pumpkin in 1983. Im been married to my wife, Kim, for over 20 years, and we have four children.




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