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Registration NOW OPEN! 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 info@dakcamps.org, or give us a call toll-free at 855-622-1973.

July 13 - Jul 17, 2020

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 15 - Jul 17, 2020

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 19 - Jul 24, 2020

545 - LPC Sand, Surf & Son Lake Poinsett Camp

Join us for the ultimate water sports adventure! Splash on the water trampoline. Tube behind the boat. Kayak, canoe, and paddle board. We’ve got it all. Bring a friend or make some new ones as we play zany games, put on fun skits, sing cool songs, learn about Jesus, and hang out around the campfire. Grades: 3-6

733 - WAC Middle School Mayhem Wesley Acres Camp

Come enjoy the craziness that we call camp! We are combining Canoe Camp, Basketball Camp, and Junior High Camp in one awesome week. We will play, worship, and learn all in one large group but spend specialty time in a concentration of your choosing. Spend the week learning to CANOE and head down the creek; up your BASKETBALL game with coaches who use the pro-shot method; create ART and memories with take-home projects; make MUSIC with a focus on guitar and voice; or get your GAME on for board games, yard games, and more. 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) Grades: 6-8

July 19 - Jul 21, 2020

625 - SMC Kidventures 1 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 20 - Jul 21, 2020

536 - LPC Teddy Bear Camp 2 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 7

July 22 - Jul 23, 2020

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 7.

July 24 - Jul 26, 2020

585 - LPC Family Fishing Weekend Lake Poinsett Camp

This will be a fun and relaxing fishing weekend for the entire family. We will fish both evenings and Saturday morning. Expect a leisurely weekend without a lot of structure. Ages: families of all ages

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 26 - Jul 28, 2020

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 26 - Jun 29, 2020

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

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.

July 26 - Jul 31, 2020

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. Grades: 9-12

July 30 - Aug 2, 2020

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

July 31 - Aug 2, 2020

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 2 - Aug 5, 2020

620 - SMC Summer’s Last Blast Storm Mountain Center

Experience the joy of camp and the love of Christ before summer is over! You will hike, play, sing, swim, make new friends, and enjoy the great outdoors. This is an action packed camp and a great way to cap off summer with time spent exploring and growing together in faith.Grades: 3-5

August 2 - Aug 7, 2020

608 - SMC Re-Wild Backpacking Camp Storm Mountain Center

Renew your adult wild side and encounter new faith experiences as we trek the wilderness. We’ll spend two nights at Storm Mountain doing local hikes and testing our gear before heading out Tuesday morning for three days and two nights of trekking in the Black Hills, and returning for a final night together at Storm Mountain. Whether you are backpacking for the first or fiftieth time, you will experience the unique and wonderful community of hiking and growing together both physically and spiritually. Ages: Adults

August 2 - Aug 5, 2020

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 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

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