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Camps and Events

Adventure Awaits

Summer 2022 camp registration is open! Scroll down to see all the exciting camp offerings and register. For printable lists, click on the following links: Lake Poinsett - Storm Mountain - Wesley Acres - ALL camps

Don’t forget about the Early Bird Discount. Register before April 30 and receive a discount of $5 off per night. Save even more by bringing a friend with you to camp. Click here for details

Camper Grade = grade completed as of June 2022. Please see our FAQ section for answers to common registration questions. If you need further assistance, contact the camping office at info@dakcamps.org, or give us a call toll-free at 855-622-1973.

See you soon at camp!

June 26 - Jul 1, 2022

606 - SMC Wizarding Camp Storm Mountain Center

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. Grades 6-8

610 - SMC Heritage Camp Storm Mountain Center

You’ll discover more about your heritage in the Black Hills as you experience high-spirit adventure and action while panning for gold, discovering Native American folklore, logging trees and being a missionary. Perfect for curious and energetic campers in grades 3-5.

June 27 - Jul 1, 2022

730 - WAC A.R.K. Elementary Camp Wesley Acres Camp

A.R.K. - Archery. Ropes. Kayak. Take aim and learn archery. Challenge yourself on the ropes course. Paddle the creek on a kayak. Do all these things along with other camp favorites like campfire, swimming, games, and Bible study. Grades: 4-6

July 5 - Jul 7, 2022

520 - LPC Fish On Lake Poinsett Camp

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

510 - LPC Mini-Camp A Lake Poinsett Camp

All the fun of a weeklong camp packed into a fraction of the time! Get ready for waterfront fun, crafts, games, outdoor chapel, and more. While our mini camps give first time campers a taste of the ultimate overnight camp experience, we have campers that return to mini camp summer after summer! Shepherds are welcome. Grades: 1-3

511 - LPC Mini-Camp B **AVAILABLE FOR BOYS - WAITLIST FOR GIRLS** Lake Poinsett Camp

All the fun of a week-long camp packed into a fraction of the time! Get ready for waterfront fun, crafts, games, outdoor chapel, and more. While our mini camps give first time campers a taste of the ultimate overnight camp experience, we have campers that return to mini camp summer after summer! Shepherds are welcome. Grades: 4-6

July 5 - Jul 8, 2022

597 - LPC Clergy Family Getaway Lake Poinsett Camp

Clergy, bring your family, and come join us for a relaxing and rejuvenating time away. Enjoy time at the lake and family fun. This event has limited planned programming, but there will be opportunities for campfires, crafts, games, and more! This is a free event. You will need to enter the following discount code when you register: clergyfree

July 6 - Jul 8, 2022

625 - SMC Kidventures 1 Storm Mountain Center

**AVAILABLE FOR BOYS - WAITLIST FOR GIRLS** This two-night camp is designed to help new campers get into the rhythm and possibilities of camp while having a friendly and familiar adult (shepherd) there to encourage, grow, learn, and have fun with. This is a great opportunity for those important beginning steps in personal faith and positive encounters with Christ and God’s love. Grades: K-3

July 10 - Jul 15, 2022

725 - WAC J.O.Y. Elementary Camp **CANCELLED** Wesley Acres Camp

**CANCELLED** J.O.Y. - Jesus. Others. Yourself. Everything is better with priorities. You will find everything you would expect in an elementary camp. We will swim, pray, canoe, worship, try the ropes course, do Bible study and more. Grades: 4-6

July 10 - Jul 13, 2022

580 - LPC Grandparents & Me 1 **WAITLIST AVAILABLE** Lake Poinsett Camp

**WAITLIST AVAILABLE** 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 10 - Jul 15, 2022

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. Will you help ignite the love of Christ within the world? 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. Grades: 6-8

July 11 - Jul 15, 2022

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

519 - LPC Middle School Sampler Lake Poinsett Camp

Join us for an exciting time sampling and exploring all that camp has to offer while growing deeper in our understanding of God! We’ll play games, enjoy the waterfront, create crafts, and explore Christ and creation. Grades: 6-8

July 13 - Jul 15, 2022

581 - LPC Grandparents & Me 2 **WAITLIST AVAILABLE** Lake Poinsett Camp

**WAITLIST AVAILABLE** 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 15 - Jul 17, 2022

596 - LPC Alumni Staff Family Weekend Lake Poinsett Camp

Calling all alumni staff and families! Come join us for a relaxing and rejuvenating time away. Enjoy time at the lake and family fun. This has limited planned programming, but will have opportunities for campfires, crafts, games, and more. Help us develop an alumni group! Cost is per family. 

July 17 - Jul 19, 2022

582 - LPC Grandparents & Me 3 Lake Poinsett Camp

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 17 - Jul 22, 2022

613 - SMC Peak Experience Storm Mountain Center

You'll never be bored at Peak Experience! You'll hike, climb, and spend a day at the Aerial Adventure Park in Keystone. This will be a camp that will stretch and challenge you to learn about yourself, others and God! Pace yourself this spring and summer as you do a bit of training so you’re ready to get the most out of this camp. Grades: 5-7

July 19 - Jul 21, 2022

583 - LPC Grandparents & Me 4 Lake Poinsett Camp

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 20 - Jul 22, 2022

512 - LPC Mini-Camp C **AVAILABLE FOR BOYS - WAITLIST FOR GIRLS** Lake Poinsett Camp

All the fun of a week-long camp packed into a fraction of the time! Get ready for waterfront fun, crafts, games, outdoor chapel, and more. While our mini camps give first time campers a taste of the ultimate overnight camp experience, we have campers that return to mini camp summer after summer! Shepherds are welcome. Grades: K-5

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