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2019 Summer Camp registration is NOW OPEN!

June 23 - Jun 28, 2019

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 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

June 28 - Jun 30, 2019

540 - LPC Parents & Me Camp Lake Poinsett Camp

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 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 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 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 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 Storm Mountain Center

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