The Highlands is Tanzania’s newest and most exciting youth camp and conference facility is located in the crossroads of the country. It is nestled under the Ulugulu Mountains just outside the city of Morogoro. It is one bus ride from anywhere in Tanzania.
This camp has been designed and built for the youth of the nation, with a water slide, swimming pool, football pitch, and obstacle course. There is a multipurpose court for team sports and three volleyball courts. The meeting facilities can seat one thousand. The cafeteria was set up to feed the same — one thousand in one hour. At present, over six hundred young people can be housed in the dormitories.
The Highlands Tanzania was established to:
- reach young people of Tanzania with the Good News of the Gospel
- assist in the elevation of youth and adult Christian leaders;
- provide a positive environment for recreation, education and training facilities, and practical assistance for the benefit of these groups; and
- organize or assist in organizing meetings, lectures, classes and exhibitions, and/or assist in other forms of information.
Over sixty percent of Tanzania is under 24 years of age. The main priority of Highlands is to reach youth with the Gospel of Christ a d from there direct them in their growth with practical training.
The second priority of Highlands is enabling the local pastors in Bible training through seminars and long-term classes toward certificates. Estimates from various sources place formal education of national pastors as low as five percent. Providing training and support for Tanzanian pastors is vital for the discipleship of new Christians.
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