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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!

July 24 - Jul 26, 2022

635 - SMC Kidventures 2 Storm Mountain Center

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 24 - Jul 29, 2022

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 “Can I Speak to Your Manager?” Explore holy themes found in everyday places. Be sure to register early! Grades: 9-12

603 - SMC Big Horn Mountain Expedition Storm Mountain Center

Challenge yourself both physically and spiritually as you backpack through the Big Horn Mountain Range of Wyoming. You’ll literally experience the “mountain top” as you reach the summit but also the “mountain top” of emotion from a job well done as you learn more about yourself, your climbing buddies and your God. You will be on the trail in the midst of God’s marvelous creation for three nights and four days. Grades: 9-12

July 25 - Jul 29, 2022

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. 

July 29 - Jul 31, 2022

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: Families/Intergenerational

576 - LPC Young Adult Weekend Lake Poinsett Camp

We know that because of COVID-19, a lot has had to be different in the past two years, and we want you to share in the opportunity to be a camper again. Be sure to register early as there is a limited amount of space!

501 - LPC SonSeekers Lake Poinsett Camp

Join us for an action-packed weekend! Experience a variety of camp activities in a short time frame. Shepherds are welcome. Grades K-3.

July 31 - Aug 3, 2022

620 - SMC Summer’s Last Blast Storm Mountain Center

You'll make the most out of the last days of summer as we will hike, play, swim, and enjoy the great outdoors. This is an action packed camp and a great way to cap off summer with old and new friends and time spent exploring and growing in faith together. Grades: 3-5

590 - LPC Women’s Scrapbooking & Craft Camp Lake Poinsett Camp

Come join us for a relaxing and rejuvenating time away. Enjoy time at the lake and scrapbooking fun.

525 - LPC Games Galore & More Lake Poinsett Camp

Immerse yourself in fun! Campers will spend time playing games and sports, swimming in the lake, learning about God, and making new friends. Grades: 3-5

530 - LPC Crafts, Photography & More Lake Poinsett Camp

If you have an interest in photography and crafts, this is the camp for you! Capture photos of friends and fun times. You may bring a camera, but it is not required. Grades: 3-5

August 5 - Aug 7, 2022

601 - SMC A Rockin’ Experience Storm Mountain Center

Join us for two days of rock climbing adventure! Experience God’s wonders and awe-inspiring creation among the granite rock formations of the Black Hills. Try something new, or challenge yourself to go further and climb higher. You will spend your evenings around the campfire, swimming in Spring Creek, and growing together as a group. No climbing experience needed. (Limit 12 participants.) Grades: 8-12

August 7 - Aug 10, 2022

505 - LPC Summer’s Last Blast 1 Lake Poinsett Camp

This is our last blast of the summer! It will be an action-packed few days! Waterfront activities, games, Bible studies, and more. Shepherds are welcome. Grades: K-5

506 - LPC Summer’s Last Blast 2 **AVAILABLE FOR BOYS - WAITLIST FOR GIRLS** Lake Poinsett Camp

This is our last blast of the summer! It will be an action-packed few days! Waterfront activities, games, Bible studies, and more. Grades: 6-9

August 7 - Aug 11, 2022

609 - SMC God, Guys, Golf, and Gears Storm Mountain Center

Join us for several days of good fellowship, great food and playing on three elite courses in the Black Hills, or biking some of the amazing area trails. Evenings will be shared fellowship time and days will be either golf or gears. Ages: Adult Men 

August 28 - Aug 31, 2022

612 - SMC Lover of God’s Hills Storm Mountain Center

Some gentle hiking of His hills, inspiring songs and devotions, rich relationships, a touch of geology, and great food make this a most enjoyable camp. Invite your friends and come enjoy! IMPORTANT: The dates for this event were listed incorrectly in the 2022 camp brochure. We apologize for any inconvenience. The correct dates for Lover of God's Hills are August 28-31, 2022. Ages: Adult 50+

September 9 - Sep 11, 2022

605 - SMC Circle of Friends Storm Mountain Center

Take a break from your normal routine. Come spend some time with God and friends at camp. The pace of this camp is geared for school-aged through older mentally and/or physically challenged campers. There will be activities, crafts, campfires, lots of music, and Bible studies. A camp buddy (caregiver) may register and accompany each camper (at no charge) and participate in all camp activities. Ages: Special needs age 10 up to adult 

September 29 - Sep 30, 2022

621 - SMC Buffalo Round-Up Storm Mountain Center

You don't want to miss this unique fall outing to experience autumn in the Hills and the thunder of buffalo at the annual roundup in Custer State Park! Join us for supper and fellowship Thursday night before heading out to the park bright and early Friday morning. There we will enjoy the festivities and watch the herd come in. Ages: Intergenerational

October 21 - Oct 23, 2022

624 - SMC Relax, Refresh, Renew Storm Mountain Center

Join us for an awesome women’s weekend. You’ll find both group time to build Christian community and time apart for Sabbath and renewal. Ages: Adult Women

October 21 - Oct 22, 2022

622 - SMC Confirmation Retreat Storm Mountain Center

Experience connections with other United Methodist churches and confirmands. Learn about a part of your Christian and United Methodist heritage. Develop your faith while playing and studying during this retreat. Bring your own group leaders. Note: Each camper must register individually. Grades: 6-12

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