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Registration opens January 2020! Click on the title of the camp for more information, and to download the welcome letter. Camper grade is designated as the grade completed as of June 2020. When registering online for the first time, plan for the process to take 15-20 minutes to complete.

Please see our FAQ section for answers to common registration questions. If you need further assistance, contact the camping office at, or give us a call toll-free at 855-622-1973.

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

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 10 - Jul 12, 2019

582 - LPC Grandparents & Me 3 **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 12 - Jul 14, 2019

601 - SMC A Rockin’ Experience Storm Mountain Center

Join us for two days of beginning rock climbing while experiencing God’s wonders among the granite rock formations of the Black Hills. Celebrate at the end of the day around a roaring campfire. Experience camp life while staying in the cabins down by the creek. All climbing led by rock climbing instructors. (Limit 8 participants.) Grades: 8-12

July 14 - Jul 16, 2019

710 - WAC SonSeekers 5 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. Swim in our heated outdoor pool. Canoe with a friend. Join us in group games like gaga ball, 4-square, and 9-square in the air. Grow in faith while learning about God’s son, Jesus Christ, who loves and rejoices with all who seek. Grades: K-4

July 14 - Jul 19, 2019

603 - SMC Big Horn Mountain Experience **This camp is FULL!** Storm Mountain Center

**This camp is FULL**Your camp begins and ends at Storm Mountain Center; in between you’ll travel to the Big Horn Mountains in Wyoming and experience the beauty as well as the challenges of God’s awesome creation! You will experience the literal “mountain top” as you reach the summit, as well as the “mountain top” of emotion from a job well done. Learn more about yourself, your climbing buddies, and your God. You will be on the trail for three nights and four days carrying all your gear in including: your tent, personal items, sleeping bag, and food. Register early as this camp is limited by the number of hikers the Park Service will allow on the trails. Grades: 8-12

July 15 - Jul 16, 2019

537 - LPC Teddy Bear Camp 3 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

July 15 - Jul 19, 2019

565 - LPC Water Sports Splash Lake Poinsett Camp

Join us for exciting water sports, fun games, group activities, and time in the sun. Add great music, campfires, friends, and adventure, and you’ll agree…it’s a great time to learn more about your friends, yourself, and God. We will have two meals in the dining hall each day. Breakfast will be in the cabins each morning. Grades: 7-9

July 16 - Jul 18, 2019

527 - LPC Brownies, Cookies, and More Lake Poinsett Camp

Baking brownies in a cardboard box?! You bet! Join us to find out how. Besides creating delicious treats together, there will be opportunities for camp games, water play, and learning about God. Grades: 4-6

July 19 - Jul 21, 2019

616 - SMC SonSeekers 2 Storm Mountain Center

Designed to help first-time 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 21 - Jul 26, 2019

735 - WAC Canoe Camp Wesley Acres Camp

Learn the basics of canoeing or expand your knowledge, while expanding your faith. It’s all the fun of camp with extra time on the creek! Grades: 5-8

745 - WAC Junior High Basketball Blast Wesley Acres Camp

God gives us many gifts to develop and use to glorify God, and basketball can be one of those. Come and grow in faith and skill. This camp will feature Coach Fred and the Pro Shot method. Grades: 6-9

July 21 - Jul 27, 2019

575 - LPC LTC (Leadership Training Camp) Lake Poinsett Camp

This camp rocks with a rich tradition and celebration of our Christian faith. Our focus is on youth leadership in our church and world while celebrating God’s unconditional love, sharing in high-energy worship, studying aspects of faith, and leadership. It is a week filled with laughter, praise, wacky Olympics, and fun. This year’s theme will be Ripples. The ripple effect affects us all! Be sure to register early. Grades: 9-12

July 21 - Jul 26, 2019

602 - SMC Ben’s Epic Adventure Storm Mountain Center

If you love to be on the move, then this is definitely the camp for you! Hiking, exploring, staying in the Creekside Cabins and learning of God’s love will fill your days and evenings. Cabin space is limited to 16 campers, so let your friends know and register early! Grades: 6-8

July 26 - Jul 28, 2019

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. 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

607 - SMC Family Fun-4-All Storm Mountain Center

Enjoy a fun-filled weekend of fellowship, Bible study, and the beauty of God’s creation! Bring the whole family, and leave the cooking and dishes to us. A portion of Saturday will be unscheduled to allow for an activity of your choosing; discovering the sights of the Black Hills, exploring around Storm Mountain, or just sleeping in. 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. Limit 21 families. Ages: Intergenerational  

July 28 - Jul 31, 2019

525 - LPC Games Galore & More Lake Poinsett Camp

What a great time at the lake… with games! Some games get you up to move around. Some games make you think. Others even make you laugh. Games are also a great way to explore who you are and what you can do either on a team or as an individual. Together we will learn new and not-so-new games and their rules and best strategies. Through the fun of games and traditional camp fun at the waterfront, we may also discover something about ourselves and our relationship with God. Grades: 3-5

530 - LPC Crafts, Photography & More Lake Poinsett Camp

What a great week at the lake… with crafts and photography! Hobbies (new and old) that are enjoyable to us are also a great way to explore who you are and what you can do either on a team or as an individual. Together we will learn  craft tips and photography techniques. Through the fun of hobbies combined with traditional camp activities at the waterfront, we may also discover something about ourselves and our relationship with God. You may bring a camera, but it is not required. Grades: 3-5

563 - LPC Sailing Camp Lake Poinsett Camp

Feel the Spirit move you across Lake Poinsett! Learn to set a sail, tack into the wind, and the difference between port and starboard in this action-oriented sailing experience. Grades: 6-10

July 29 - Aug 2, 2019

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, learning, worship, games, dancing, and joy of camp. Ages: 10 up to Adult (Special needs)


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