Visitors are welcome to attend BPYC.  Visiting hours are from 8:45 am to 10:00 pm.  This includes, but is not limited to, the PM services, AM Services, Sports and Activities, Classes, and Bible Bowl.  AM Services begin at 9:00 am and PM Services begin at 6:30 pm.

All visitors (regardless of age) will wear a “BPYC VISITOR” Tyvek wristband while on ACH grounds, which will be distributed by the front gate Security Team.  All visiting musicians and those traveling with the special speaker will also be issued a visitor wristband.

No visitor is permitted to stay overnight on the grounds at Appalachian Children's Home.   Visitors should expect to leave the grounds by 10 PM.

Visiting Ministers will be issued Black Lanyards w/ “Visiting Minister” ID Cards.  Please return this badge to a Security Team Member upon leaving ACH grounds.

Due to space constraints, all visitors will be seated in the balcony of the Tabernacle.  Visiting ministers will be permitted to sit in the front designated area of the Tabernacle as space permits.  Handicapped visitors will be seated in a designated area in the rear of the Tabernacle.

All visitors’ vehicles will be issued a numbered dash parking pass bearing the number of vehicle occupants.  The pass # will be noted on the Security Team Member’s log along with the number of vehicle occupants.  The pass will be collected by the Security Team Member upon the visitor(s) exiting ACH grounds.  The Security Team Member will also collect any BPYC Sign-out Forms from participants leaving ACH grounds.  All Visitors’ vehicles will be parked in a specific area.  A Visitor’s vehicle may be allowed to temporarily park near the barracks while retrieving a participant who is signing out and their luggage.  This visitor will be escorted by a Security Team Member.

Visitors must not bring food or drink items onto the grounds of the ACH.  Violations of this policy will result in immediate dismissal from ACH grounds.


Should a visitor wish to eat a meal while at BPYC, a meal voucher can be purchased through the BPYC Office for $5.00.