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Summer 2024 camp registration is OPEN!! 

Keep an eye on your mailbox for the NEW 2024 camp brochure!

Scroll down to see all the exciting camp offerings and to register.

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

Camper Grade = grade completed as of June 2024. Please see our FAQ section for answers to common registration questions. Click here for camp forms

If you need further assistance, contact the camping office  at info@dakcamps.org, or give us a call at 855-622-1973. 

See you soon at camp!

June 2 - Jun 4, 2024

700 - WAC Counselor-in-Training (CIT) Wesley Acres Camp

Counselor-In-Training. Interested in being a counselor some day? Want to help as a junior counselor this summer? Spend 2 days getting the training to be a part of the leadership team. You can put your new skills to the test by signing up as a CIT for a Sonseekers Camp. CIT space is limited and permission to CIT is needed for each camp so contact the dean or site director. All of our Dakota Camps recognize this Counselor-In-Training program. Grades: 9-12

June 9 - Jun 11, 2024

705 - WAC SonSeekers June Wesley Acres Camp

A great beginning camp experience. Bring an adult shepherd or come on your own. We pack action, fun, and learning into two quick days. Limited space available for shepherds. Grades: K-3

720 - WAC Mini-Camp June Wesley Acres Camp

All the fun of a week of camp smashed into 2 days. Spend the time experiencing God in the great outdoors while swimming, canoeing, and playing with friends. This fast-paced camp will hit all the highlights in the short time we're together. Grades: 4-6

June 16 - Jun 21, 2024

733 - WAC Jr High Camp Wesley Acres Camp

Come enjoy the craziness we call CAMP! Join us as we play, worship, and learn together. We'll spend time doing your favorite camp activities and we'll try new things. You might even learn new skills while trying out these activities: ropes course, canoeing, basketball, tabletop games, and art!  Grades: 6-8

June 23 - Jun 28, 2024

740 - WAC Minecraft Camp Wesley Acres Camp

Our creative God crafted us for his kingdom and challenges us to continue to build it. Come to play, create, learn and share through Minecraft and all your favorite camp experiences. Campers will need their portable gaming devices and chargers. Grades: 5-8

725 - WAC Arts & Craft Camp Wesley Acres Camp

Arts & Crafts Galore! This camp does arts & crafts but doesn't stop there! Do all the camp activities while you are here like Bible Study, canoe, swim, ropes course, and archery. Don't miss a chance to create a new experience. Grades 4-6

June 28 - Jun 30, 2024

770 - WAC June Family Camp Wesley Acres Camp

Come enjoy a great time away together. You will find something fun for all ages and a time 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: Families/Intergenerational

June 30 - Jul 2, 2024

710 - WAC SonSeekers July Wesley Acres Camp

A great beginning camp experience. Bring an adult shepherd or come on your own. We pack action, fun, and learning into two quick days. Limited space available for shepherds. Grades: K-3

755 - WAC Sr High Mini-Mission at WAC Wesley Acres Camp

Join the mission field right here at camp. All of the normal camp things but add in service projects.  Finish projects, stain buildings, and discover some of our local mission opportunities. Grades: 9-12

721 - WAC Mini-Camp July Wesley Acres Camp

All the fun of a week of camp smashed into 2 days. Spend the time experiencing God in the great outdoors while swimming, canoeing, and playing with friends. This fast-paced camp will hit all the highlights in the short time we're together. Grades: 4-6

July 7 - Jul 11, 2024

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 19 - Jul 21, 2024

741 - WAC Fish Camp Wesley Acres Camp

Just like the Jesus who fished with the disciples, this camp will spend time fishing while making sure to take breaks for playing games, Bible Study, canoeing, swimming, and more. Grades 5-8

July 26 - Jul 28, 2024

775 - WAC July Family Camp Wesley Acres Camp

Come enjoy a great time away together. You will find something fun for all ages and a time for everyone to grow in faith and relationship. Ages: Families/Intergenerational

July 29 - Aug 1, 2024

765 - WAC Circle of Friends Wesley Acres Camp

Circle of Friends is the perfect camp for our uniquely gifted friends of all ages. Experience games, boat rides, music, and more. Wesley Acres is a safe and wonderful place for every single one of God’s children. If you have a higher level of need, bring someone to work with you one-on-one, and enjoy the fun. Learn songs, worship, play games, dancing, and experience joy of camp. Ages: Special needs age 10 up to Adult 

September 13 - Sep 14, 2024

757 - WAC Confirmation Camp Wesley Acres Camp

Experience connections with God and fellow United Methodist's as we come together for a confirmation retreat. All confirmation youth are welcome and must bring their own group leader(s). Grades 6-9 plus Adult Leaders

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