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2019 Summer Camp registration is NOW OPEN!

June 16 - Jun 21, 2019

545 - LPC Sand, Surf & Son Lake Poinsett Camp

Join us for the ultimate water sports adventure! Splash on the water trampoline. Tube behind the boat. Kayak, canoe, and paddle board. We’ve got it all. Bring a friend or make some new ones as we play zany games, put on fun skits, sing cool songs, learn about Jesus, and hang out around the campfire. Grades: 3-6

619 - SMC Treasure Seekers Storm Mountain Center

What treasures do you seek?  What treasures does God seek for you?  How can you seek God's treasures this week at camp?  Join us for this fun camp to find out!  Cross-State bus is available to and from Storm Mountain Center.  Grades: 5-6 

606 - SMC Wizarding Camp Storm Mountain Center

A magical week of camp in the Creekside Cabins.  Your days will be filled with adventure and exploration.  With the guidance of the head master, professors, and heads of house teams, explore biblical themes and discover your own God-given gifts as you experience personal transfiguration. Cross-State bus is available to and from Storm Mountain Center.  Grades 6-8

610 - SMC Heritage Storm Mountain Center

You will find adventure and action in this camp geared towards fourth graders. You’ll discover more about your heritage in the Black Hills while panning for gold, discovering Indian folk lore, logging trees, and being a missionary. Cross-state bus is available. Cross-State bus is available to and from Storm Mountain Center. Grade: 4  

June 19 - Jun 20, 2019

536 - LPC Teddy Bear Camp 2 Lake Poinsett Camp

This camp is designed for a parent, grandparent, or important adult to share that first camp experience with their child(ren). Come join us for 24 hours of fun. Stay in the beautiful retreat center. Bring your favorite teddy bear and come meet new friends. Ages: Adult(s) with child(ren) up to age 12

June 21 - Jun 23, 2019

630 - SMC Family Camp Storm Mountain Center

Family Camp is a great way for families to connect with each other and with God. You will find fun for all ages and a space for everyone to grow in faith and relationship. Note: Each member of your party must register! Please make sure to list roommate/cabin mate requests so we know who will be staying with you at camp. Ages: Intergenerational 

June 23 - Jun 28, 2019

550 - LPC Water Mania Lake Poinsett Camp

Come join a water sports adventure! There are so many great choices at the lake! Splash on the water trampoline, enjoy the tube or torpedo behind the boat. We also have time for you and your new friends on a kayak, canoe, paddle boat or playing on the beach. Learn how Jesus loves us unconditionally through zany games, fun skits, cool songs and campfires. Grades: 6-8

618 - SMC The Next Normal Storm Mountain Center

What does it mean to be normal? Do we want to be normal? It’s time to create the next normal...where people love one another; where we treat one another the same way we want to be treated. It only takes a spark to start a flame. Ignite the love of Christ within the world. Cross-State bus is available to and from Storm Mountain Center. Grades: 3-5  

615 - SMC Rock That Doesn’t Roll Storm Mountain Center

During this week we will engage the subjects of faith, media, relationships, and culture. We will wrestle with following Jesus while living in a busy, messy world, and prepare to be faithful disciples. Most importantly, you will learn what it means to embrace your identity as a beloved child of God. Cross-State bus is available to and from Storm Mountain Center. Grades: 6-8

604 - SMC Black Hills Trek Storm Mountain Center

Challenge yourself both physically and spiritually as you backpack one of the beautiful Black Hills. Plan your spring and summer accordingly so you know your hiking shows are comfortable and you are physically ready to carry your tent and all your gear. You will be on the trail in the midst of God’s marvelous creation for three nights and four days. (Limit 10 participants) Cross-State bus is available to and from Storm Mountain Center. Grades: 6-8

June 24 - Jun 26, 2019

507 - LPC Super Hero Camp Lake Poinsett Camp

Throw on your super hero cape and head on over to the lake for games, swimming, campfires, and more! We will learn about super heroes of the Bible along with some inspirational everyday heroes. Grades: 2-4

June 26 - Jun 28, 2019

520 - LPC Fish On **This Camp is FULL!** Lake Poinsett Camp

**This Camp is FULL!** Fish on in hopes of landing a Lake Poinsett monster walleye. This camp is for the beginner and master fisherman alike. Share your love of fishing in a Christian setting, make new fishing buddies for life, and discover the beauty of creation. Grades: 3-6

June 28 - Jun 30, 2019

540 - LPC Parents & Me Camp **This Camp is FULL!** Lake Poinsett Camp

**This Camp is FULL!** Bring your kids to camp for a fantastic time together at the lake for a weekend getaway! Come stay with your family in the beautiful Living Waters Retreat Center (air-conditioned) and make special memories that will last a lifetime. Spend time experiencing God through many ways. Campers will participate in Bible studies, arts and crafts, games and more. Ages: Parent(s) with Child(ren) to age 12

501 - LPC SonSeekers 1 Lake Poinsett Camp

Designed to help campers get into the rhythm and possibilities of camp while having a friendly and familiar adult there to encourage them, grow and learn with them, and have fun with them. This is a great opportunity for those important small steps in personal faith and positive encounters with Christ and Christians ready to share God's love. Shepherds are welcome. Grades: K-3

June 30 - Jul 2, 2019

510 - LPC Mini-Camp A Lake Poinsett Camp

Pack your bags and all your energy because we are packing a weeks worth of fun into 48 hours. All the fun of camp compressed into 2 nights. Experience camp all on your own without a shepherd and stay in the cabins with counselors. Come and discover Christ in all types of activities: swimming, canoeing, kayaking, playing games, Bible Study, campfire and more. Shepherds are welcome. Grades: 1-3

511 - LPC Mini-Camp B Lake Poinsett Camp

Pack your bags and all your energy because we are packing a weeks worth of fun into 48 hours. All the fun of camp compressed into 2 nights. Experience camp all on your own without a shepherd and stay in the cabins with counselors. Come and discover Christ in all types of activities: swimming, canoeing, kayaking, playing games, Bible Study, campfire and more. Shepherds are welcome. Grades: 4-6

June 30 - Jul 3, 2019

626 - SMC SOUL Camp (Skills for OUtdoor Living) Storm Mountain Center

At SOUL Camp, you will stay in cabins by the creek for a rustic outdoor experience. You will learn general outdoor living skills along with survival skills. Hiking, exploring, and learning about God’s great creation will fill your days. Come ready to rough it and participate in some hands-on learning. Grades: 6-8

July 7 - Jul 14, 2019

Youth 2019 I Urban Plunge Experience Kansas City, Missouri

Join us for a week of service, leadership, learning and awesomeness, July 7-14, 2019! Take a dive with us into an Urban Plunge mission and service experience in Kansas City. Spread the Word of God, and the love of Jesus by serving Kansas City for the first three days of the trip, July 8-10, 2019. YOUTH 2019—Love Well is for all United Methodist Youth, grades 6-12, and their leaders, happening the second part of the week, July 10-14 at the Kansas City Convention Center.

July 7 - Jul 10, 2019

581 - LPC Grandparents & Me 2 **This Camp is FULL!** Lake Poinsett Camp

**This Camp is FULL!** Calling all grandparents! Bring your grandchildren to camp for a fantastic time! Stay in the beautiful air-conditioned rooms at the Living Waters Retreat Center. Spend time experiencing God in a multitude of ways. Campers will have Bible studies, arts and crafts, games, and more. Ages: Grandparent(s) with Child(ren) Ages 5-12

July 8 - Jul 12, 2019

518 - LPC Elementary Sampler Lake Poinsett Camp

Join us for an exciting time sampling and exploring all that camp has to offer! Enjoy arts and crafts, games, waterfront activities, music and drama, campfires, and more. Grades: 3-5