CAMPS

Explorer Camps (non-residential)
Christ Serve Ranch Explorer Day Camp

Try a week of camp and activities at Christ Serve Ranch. Each day campers will arrive at the ranch by 8:00 and will stay until 4:00. During the day, campers will participate in Bible Study, crafts, spending time with horses, gardening, archery, fishing, hiking, metal detecting, and so much more.

Christ Serve Ranch Explorer Day Camp Session(s)
Jul 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Christ Serve Ranch Explorer Day Camp #1Try a week of camp and activities at Christ Serve Ranch.07/0907/13$105 per child$25255 - 12Open
Christ Serve Ranch Explorer Day Camp #2Try a week of camp and activities at Christ Serve Ranch.07/3008/03$105 per child$25255 - 12Open
Island Explorer Day Camp

Try out camp for a week while going home each night. Each day, campers will arrive by 8:00 and will stay until 4:00. During the day, campers will participate in Bible Study, crafts, recreation, and other great activities. Busing available.


Island Explorer Day Camp Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Island Explorer Day Camp #1Try out camp for a week while going home each night.06/0406/08$105 per child$2505 - 12Open
Island Explorer Day Camp #2Try out camp for a week while going home each night.06/1106/15$105 per child$2505 - 12Open
Island Explorer Day Camp #3Try out camp for a week while going home each night.06/1806/22$105 per child$2505 - 12Open
Off-Island Explorer Day Camps

Off Island Explorer Day Camps

We are bringing the Island to six different sites this year. That's right; we will provide Day Camp activities for children K-6th grade from 7:30 am to 4 pm.  There will be lots of activities, crafts, games, and so much more. Some locations will take a field trip to Lutheran Island Camp or other special local fun spot.

Off-Island Explorer Day Camps Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Off-Island Explorer Day Camp #1 - St. Cloud AreaWe are bringing the Island to the St. Cloud Area. This event will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church. The address is: 2163 Mayhew Lake Rd NE, Sauk Rapids, MN 5637906/1106/15$120 per child$2505 - 12Open
Off-Island Explorer Day Camp #6 Duluth AreaWe are bringing the Island to the Duluth Area. This event will be held at Peace in Christ Lutheran Church in Hermantown. The address is: 5007 Maple Grove Rd, Hermantown, MN 5581106/1806/22$100 per child$2505+Open
Jul 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Off-Island Explorer Day Camp #3 St.CoudWe are bringing the Island to the St. Cloud Area. This event will be held at Holy Cross Lutheran Church. The address is: 2555 Clearwater Rd, St Cloud, MN.07/0907/13$95 per child$2505 - 12Open
Off-Island Explorer Day Camp #4 Elk River AreaWe are bringing the Island to the Elk River Area. This event will be held at Lord of Glory Lutheran Church. The address is: 15550 190th Ave NW, Elk River, MN 55330. 07/1607/20$120 per child$2505 - 12Open
Off-Island Explorer Day Camp #5We are bringing the Island to the Fargo/Moorhead Area. This event will be held at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Moorhead. The address is: 1000 S. 14th Street, Moorhead, Minnesota 5656007/1607/20$120 per child$2505 - 12Open
Aug 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Off-Island Explorer Day Camp #2 - Duluth AreaWe are bringing the Island to the Duluth/Superior Area. This event will be held at Christ Evangelical Lutheran in Superior, Wisconsin. The address is: 320 N 28th St E, Superior, WI 5488008/0608/10$30 per child$2505 - 12Open
VBS

Make your Vacation Bible School even more special by bringing the kids to camp for a day. You'll arrive by 10:00 and enjoy lots of activities, Bible lesson time, a picnic lunch, swimming (weather permitting), singing, canteen, and more. We like to limit each day to 100 participants so sign up early. Departure is at 3:00

Give us a call with your tentative date. We'll send you confirmation and a list of things to bring. Those congregations that have July or August VBS may contact us for arrangements as well.  Congregations Please Call. No registration or health form required for VBS camps.

VBS Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
VBS Availability #1Make your Vacation Bible School even more special by bringing the kids to camp for a day.06/0406/08$15 per person100All AgesOpen
VBS Availability #2Make your Vacation Bible School even more special by bringing the kids to camp for a day.06/1106/15$15 per person100All AgesOpen
VBS Availability #3Make your Vacation Bible School even more special by bringing the kids to camp for a day.06/1806/22$15 per person100All AgesOpen
Passageway Camps (3-11 w/ Adult)
Little Lambs (Ages 3-6)

Get to spend the whole weekend with Mom or Dad (or a grandparent, aunt or uncle) enjoying the Island and time with a special person in their lives. Activities are geared toward kindergarten and pre-school children. The rate is for each person.  Please complete a registration form for both child and adult. Pony rides will be available this year, weather permitting. Health forms are not required for this camp.

Little Lambs (Ages 3-6) Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Little Lambs Camp #1Activities are geared toward kindergarten and pre-school children. An adult must accompany child. Additional adults and children are welcome.06/2206/24$100 per person$2503 - 6Open
Jul 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Little Lambs Camp #2Activities are geared toward kindergarten and pre-school children. An adult must accompany child. Additional adults and children are welcome.07/0607/08$100 per person$2503 - 6Open
Little Lambs Camp #3Activities are geared toward kindergarten and pre-school children. An adult must accompany child. Additional adults and children are welcome.07/2007/22$100 per person$2503 - 6Open
Little Lambs Camp #4Activities are geared toward kindergarten and pre-school children. An adult must accompany child. Additional adults and children are welcome.07/2707/29$100 per person$2503 - 6Open
Aug 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Little Lambs Camp #5Activities are geared toward kindergarten and pre-school children. An adult must accompany child. Additional adults and children are welcome.08/1008/12$100 per person$2503 - 6Open
Parent / Child Trailblazer Camp (Ages 6-11)

Dates and programs: These weekend events are for 6-11 year old youth and an adult. They are for those children who want to have a special experience with a parent, grandparent, uncle or other special adult in their lives. This year we are offering weekends that will have a special emphasis. Be sure to select the weekend that will provide the activities you would like to participate in. Health forms are not required for this camp.

Parent / Child Trailblazer Camp (Ages 6-11) Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Parent/Child Fishing Camp WeekendFor those children who want to have a special experience with a parent, grandparent, uncle or other special adult in their lives.06/0806/10$100 per person$2506 - 11Open
Parent/Child Horseback Riding Weekend #1For those children who want to have a special experience with a parent, grandparent, uncle or other special adult in their lives.06/1506/17$100 per person$2506 - 11Open
Parent/Child Shooting Sports Weekend #1For those children who want to have a special experience with a parent, grandparent, uncle or other special adult in their lives.06/2206/24$100 per person$2506 - 11Open
Jul 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Parent/Child Fishing Camp WeekendFor those children who want to have a special experience with a parent, grandparent, uncle or other special adult in their lives.07/0607/08$100 per person$2506 - 11Open
Parent/Child Fishing Camp Weekendfor those children who want to have a special experience with a parent, grandparent, uncle or other special adult in their lives.07/1307/15$100 per person$2506 - 11Open
Parent/Child Horseback Riding Weekend #2For those children who want to have a special experience with a parent, grandparent, uncle or other special adult in their lives.07/2707/29$100 per person$2506 - 11Open
Aug 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Parent/Child Shooting Sports Weekend #2For those children who want to have a special experience with a parent, grandparent, uncle or other special adult in their lives.08/1008/12$100 per person$2506 - 11Open
Parent/Child Horseback Riding Weekend #3For those children who want to have a special experience with a parent, grandparent, uncle or other special adult in their lives.08/1708/19$100 per person$2506 - 11Open
Sheep Camp (Ages 6-8)

Get to spend the whole weekend with Mom or Dad (or a grandparent, aunt or uncle) enjoying the Island and time with a special person in their lives. Activities are geared toward early elementary aged children. The rate is for each person. Please complete a registration form for both child and adult. Pony rides will be available this year, weather permitting. Health forms are not required for this camp.

 

Sheep Camp (Ages 6-8) Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Sheep Camp #1Activities are geared toward early elementary aged children.An adult must accompany child. Additional adults and children are welcome.06/2206/24$100 per person$2506 - 8Open
Jul 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Sheep Camp #2Activities are geared toward early elementary aged children.An adult must accompany child. Additional adults and children are welcome.07/0607/08$100 per person$2506 - 8Open
Sheep Camp #3Activities are geared toward early elementary aged children.An adult must accompany child. Additional adults and children are welcome.07/2007/22$100 per person$2506 - 8Open
Sheep Camp #4Activities are geared toward early elementary aged children.An adult must accompany child. Additional adults and children are welcome.07/2707/29$100 per person$2506 - 8Open
Aug 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Sheep Camp #5Activities are geared toward early elementary aged children.08/1008/12$100 per person$2506 - 8Open
Discovery Camps (6-8 year olds)
Discovery

6-8 year olds who want the opportunity to learn about summer camp will want to attend our Discovery Camp. Activities include swimming, pontoon ride, hiking, Bible Study, and lots more! Pony rides will be available this year, weather permitting. Please complete registration form and health form or register online.

Discovery Session(s)
Jul 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Discovery Camp #1A great event for children 6-8 who want to try camp out.07/2707/29$115$2506 - 8Open
Aug 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Discovery Camp #2A great event for children 6-8 who want to try camp out.08/1008/12$115$2506 - 8Open
Trailblazer Camps (ages 7-11)
Many of the following camps are available for two or more age groups. Whenever possible campers will be housed with children in the following way. Trailblazers: 7-9 and 9-11; Voyageurs: 12-14; Teen Trek 14 and older. While some camps offered have the same names, different age groups may have age distinguished activities. Parents, we love to have you visit or even attend camp with your child. Please call us to visit about how that can work for you and your child. Background checks may be required.
Trailblazer Fishing Camp

This event is for youth who want to do some fishing, but also want to have the fun of camp. We provide a rod, reel, and some tackle for you to take home. We'll use our boats and pontoon to fish East Battle Lake, one of the premier lakes in the state. There will be shore fishing, trolling, and still fishing.

Trailblazer Fishing Camp Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Trailblazer Fishing CampThis event is for youth who want to do some fishing, but also want to have the fun of camp. 06/1706/22$330$75247 - 11Open
Trailblazer Night Owl Camp

Some children are just made to be night owls. This will be the camp for them as we shift the schedules by 6 hours and they stay up until 3:00 am. Breakfast will be served at noon. Some new, nighttime activities will provide our night owls with some fun and adventure.

Trailblazer Night Owl Camp Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Trailblazer Night Owl CampSome children are just made to be night owls06/1006/15$290$7507 - 11Open
Trailblazer Splash Camp

There is nothing like being at Splash Camp on a hot summer day! We offer campers lots of summer water fun, including plenty of time at the beach, a giant slip-n-slide, kayaking, canoeing, water volleyball and basketball, singing around the campfire and great evening activities. This is also the week of the annual Lutheran Island Camp Water Championships.

Trailblazer Splash Camp Session(s)
Jul 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Trailblazer Splash CampThere is nothing like being at Splash Camp on a hot summer day!07/1507/20$360$7507 - 11Open
Trailblazer Classic Camp

This is the way camp has been for three generations and we've set aside some of the best weeks of the summer for them. It is based on kids having lots of fun doing many different activities. The list of things to do includes: archery, basketball, softball, disc golf, swimming, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, volleyball, and more. Classic Camps include a great Bible Study, sing-a-longs, devotions, cookouts, skit night, canteen, and crafts. Horseback riding will be an option available for campers. The Biggest is a special celebration with big events, big activities, and big treats. 

Trailblazer Classic Camp Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Trailblazer Classic Camp #1This is the way camp has been for three generations. 06/1706/22$290$7507 - 11Open
Trailblazer Classic Camp #2This is the way camp has been for three generations.06/2406/29$310$7507 - 11Open
Jul 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Trailblazer Classic Camp #3 "The Biggest"The Biggest is a special celebration with big events, big activities, and big treats07/2207/27$365$7507 - 11Open
Aug 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Trailblazer Classic Camp #4This is the way camp has been for three generations 08/0508/10$290$7507 - 11Open
Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) Camp Weekends

This adventure is a shorter version of our STEAM week.  Learn about dinosaurs, dissect owl pellets, and create your own rocket while you learn about some of the ways God designed his incredible creation to function.

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) Camp Weekends Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Trailblazer STEAM Camp Weekend #1Learn about dinosaurs, dissect owl pellets, and create your own rocket while you learn about some of the ways God designed his incredible creation to function.06/1506/17$115$2507 - 11Open
Jul 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Trailblazer STEAM Camp Weekend #2Learn about dinosaurs, dissect owl pellets, and create your own rocket while you learn about some of the ways God designed his incredible creation to function.07/2007/22$115$2507 - 11Open
Boys Survivor Club weekend

Grab some friends and head to the ranch to do the things that boys love to do. We’ll build a fort, make a fire or two, cook hot dogs and s’mores, catch some fish, and have some discussions about what it is to be a young man. Campers will be sleeping in tipi tents.  Check our website for fact sheet.

Boys Survivor Club weekend Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Trailblazer Boys Survivor Club WeekendGrab some friends and head to the ranch to do the things that boys love to do.06/0806/10$115$2507 - 11Open
Girls Survivor Club weekend

Grab some friends and head to the ranch to do the things that girls love to do. We’ll build a fort, make a fire or two, cook hot dogs and s’mores, catch some fish, and have some discussions about what it is to be a young woman. Campers will be sleeping in tipi tents. 

Girls Survivor Club weekend Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Trailblazer Girls Survivor Club WeekendGrab some friends and head to the ranch to do the things that girls love to do06/1506/17$115$2507 - 11Open
STEAM Camp

Join us for a week of discovering some of the unique design features of God's creation.  We will explore some of the unique life at the Ranch and try our hand at creating some robotic bugs, explore force and motion with rockets and observation tower drops, and see how the geology left by the global flood impacts life on the ranch and at nearby Inspiration Point.  Whether you are shooting off geysers or doing a human density dunk, you are sure to have a great science experience.

STEAM Camp Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Trailblazer STEAM Camp #1Join us for a week of discovering some of the unique design features of God's creation. This event is held at Lutheran Island Camp and Christ Serve Ranch.06/1706/22$330$7507 - 11Open
Jul 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Trailblazer STEAM Camp #2Join us for a week of discovering some of the unique design features of God's creation. This event will be held at Birch Lake Lutheran Camp which is a satellite camp located near Elk River, MN.07/0807/13$300$75227 - 11Open
Trailblazer Prairie and Woods Camp

Campers will go back to the late 1800’s and share experiences similar to Little House on the Prairie and Little House in the Big Woods. We’ll build a tool or herb box, practice knot tying, whittle a walking stick, horseback ride, travel to a Strawberry Farm to pick delicious strawberries, make yummy homemade ice cream the old fashion way, camp out in a tent one night, and cook a pioneer breakfast including biscuits from scratch  in a Dutch Oven all over a campfire!   Discovering the faith and inspiration of George Washington Carver will challenge the campers to ask God, “What is the plan and purpose of my life?” Plus, traditional Camp fun of swimming, skit night and canteen!   Boys AND Girls love Prairie & Woods Camp @ CSR!!! There is a limit of 24 campers.

Trailblazer Prairie and Woods Camp Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Trailblazer Prairie and Woods CampCampers will go back to the late 1800’s and share experiences similar to Little House on the Prairie and Little House in the Big Woods.06/2406/29$325$7507 - 11Open
Voyageur Camps (ages 12-14)
Voyageur Night Owl Camp

Some children are just made to be night owls. This will be the camp for them as we shift the schedules by 6 hours and they stay up until 3:00 am. Breakfast will be served at noon. Some new, nighttime activities will provide our night owls with some fun and adventure.

Voyageur Night Owl Camp Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Voyageur Night Owl CampSome children are just made to be night owls.06/1006/15$290$75012+Open
Voyageur Classic Camp

This is the way camp has been for three generations and we've set aside some of the best weeks of the summer for them. It is based on kids having lots of fun doing many different activities. The list of things to do includes: archery, basketball, softball, disc golf, swimming, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, volleyball, and more. Classic Camps include a great Bible Study, sing-a-longs, devotions, cookouts, skit night, canteen, and crafts. Horseback riding will be an option available for campers. The Biggest is a special celebration with big events, big activities, and big treats.

Voyageur Classic Camp Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Voyageur Classic Camp #1This is the way camp has been for three generations and we've set aside some of the best weeks of the summer for them. 06/1706/22$290$75012 - 14Open
Voyageur Classic Camp #2This is the way camp has been for three generations and we've set aside some of the best weeks of the summer for them. 06/2406/29$310$75012 - 14Open
Jul 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Voyageur Classic Camp #3 This is the way camp has been for three generations and we've set aside some of the best weeks of the summer for them. 07/2207/27$365$75012 - 14Open
Aug 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Voyageur Classic Camp #4This is the way camp has been for three generations and we've set aside some of the best weeks of the summer for them. 08/0508/10$290$75012 - 14Open
Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) Camp Weekends

This adventure is a shorter version of our STEAM week.  Learn about dinosaurs, dissect owl pellets, and create your own rocket while you learn about some of the ways God designed his incredible creation to function.

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) Camp Weekends Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Voyageur STEAM Camp Weekend #1Learn about dinosaurs, dissect owl pellets, and create your own rocket while you learn about some of the ways God designed his incredible creation to function.06/1506/17$115$25012+Open
Jul 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Voyageur STEAM Camp Weekend #2Learn about dinosaurs, dissect owl pellets, and create your own rocket while you learn about some of the ways God designed his incredible creation to function.07/2007/22$115$25012+Open
Boys Survivor Club weekend

Grab some friends and head to the ranch to do the things that boys love to do. We’ll build a fort, make a fire or two, cook hot dogs and s’mores, catch some fish, and have some discussions about what it is to be a young man. Campers will be sleeping in tipi tents.  Check our website for fact sheet.

Boys Survivor Club weekend Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Voyageur Boys Survivor Club WeekendGrab some friends and head to the ranch to do the things that boys love to do.06/0806/10$115$250Boys only12 - 14Open
Girls Survivor Club weekend

Grab some friends and head to the ranch to do the things that girls love to do. We’ll build a fort, make a fire or two, cook hot dogs and s’mores, catch some fish, and have some discussions about what it is to be a young woman. Campers will be sleeping in tipi tents.  Check our website for fact sheet.

Girls Survivor Club weekend Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Voyageur Girls Survivor Club WeekendGrab some friends and head to the ranch to do the things that girls love to do. 06/1506/17$115$250Girls only12 - 14Open
STEAM Camp

Join us for a week of discovering some of the unique design features of God's creation.  We will explore some of the unique life at the Ranch and try our hand at creating some robotic bugs, explore force and motion with rockets and observation tower drops, and see how the geology left by the global flood impacts life on the ranch and at nearby Inspiration Point.  Whether you are shooting off geysers or doing a human density dunk, you are sure to have a great science experience.

STEAM Camp Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Voyageur STEAM Camp #1Join us for a week of discovering some of the unique design features of God's creation. This event is held at Lutheran Island Camp and Christ Serve Ranch. 06/1706/22$330$75012 - 14Open
Jul 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Voyageur STEAM Camp #2Join us for a week of discovering some of the unique design features of God's creation. This event is held at Birch Lake Lutheran Camp near Elk River. This is a satellite camp of Lutheran Island Camp. There is a limited number of participants. 07/0807/13$300$252212 - 14Open
Voyageur Splash Camp

There is nothing like being at Splash Camp on a hot summer day! We offer campers lots of summer water fun, including plenty of time at the beach, a giant slip-n-slide, kayaking, canoeing, water volleyball and basketball, singing around the campfire and great evening activities. This is also the week of the annual Lutheran Island Camp Water Championships.

Voyageur Splash Camp Session(s)
Jul 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Voyageur Splash CampThere is nothing like being at Splash Camp on a hot summer day! 07/1507/20$360$75012+Open
Voyageur Prairie and Woods Camp

Campers will go back to the late 1800’s and share experiences similar to Little House on the Prairie and Little House in the Big Woods. We’ll build a tool or herb box, practice knot tying, whittle a walking stick, horseback ride, travel to a Strawberry Farm to pick delicious strawberries, make yummy homemade ice cream the old fashion way, camp out in a tent one night, and cook a pioneer breakfast including biscuits from scratch  in a Dutch Oven all over a campfire!   Discovering the faith and inspiration of George Washington Carver will challenge the campers to ask God, “What is the plan and purpose of my life?” Plus, traditional Camp fun of swimming, skit night and canteen!   Boys AND Girls love Prairie & Woods Camp @ CSR!!! There is a limit of 24 campers

Voyageur Prairie and Woods Camp Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Voyageur Prairie and Woods CampCampers will go back to the late 1800’s and share experiences similar to Little House on the Prairie and Little House in the Big Woods.06/2406/29$325$25012 - 14Open
Specialty Camps

There are a few great programs for 12-14 year olds that are special and provide great opportunities for them to stretch their skills and abilities. Some of these programs provide great adventures, others unique experiences.

Specialty Camps Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Voyageur Big Fish CampYou'll have some great fishing stories to tell after this week!06/1006/15$400$100012 - 14Open
Voyageur Paintball WeekendEnjoy a weekend of fast-paced action and strategy as we take to the woods for a weekend of paintballing! Participants will have the opportunity to learn about paintball equipment and strategy and experience a variety of paintball games.06/2206/24$125$25012 - 14Open
Jul 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Voyageur Crow Wing River TripA great adventure for youth who want the opportunity to try out their kayaking skills on one of the most beautiful rivers in Minnesota. 07/0807/13$385$75012 - 14Open
Voyageur Performing Arts CampWhether you want to be an actor, a comedian, a vocalist, a musician or someone who works behind the scenes you'll want to join us for our Performing Arts Camp. 07/2207/27$385$75012 - 14Open
Teen Trek
Teen Trek Big Fish Camp

You'll have some great fishing stories to tell after this week! Each year we catch large Northern, several 4 lb. and better bass, walleye, giant crappies, and a couple of nice Muskies. We expect you to know fishing, be willing to learn more, and bring your own equipment.  We have instituted some new safety policies and procedures and there will be a limit of 12 campers each week unless additional volunteers and boats become available.

Teen Trek Big Fish Camp Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Teen Trek Big Fish CampYou'll have some great fishing stories to tell after this week! 06/1006/15$400$100014 - 18Open
Teen Trek Paintball Weekend

Enjoy a weekend of fast-paced action and strategy as we take to the woods for a weekend of paintballing! Participants will have the opportunity to learn about paintball equipment and strategy and experience a variety of paintball games. Camp will provide all equipment and paint, but participants can bring their own if they would like.

Teen Trek Paintball Weekend Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Teen Trek Paintball WeekendEnjoy a weekend of fast-paced action and strategy as we take to the woods for a weekend of paintballing! 06/2206/24$125$25014 - 18Open
Birch Lake Lutheran Camp Teen Creation Retreat

Join us at beautiful Birch Lake Lutheran Camp near Elk River for an interesting weekend talking about Creation and Evolution from a Biblical Worldview. This weekend is intended to help youth 14-18 prepare for challenges to their faith that they may face in school or college. In addition, there will be lots of fun, swimming, and other activities.

Birch Lake Lutheran Camp Teen Creation Retreat Session(s)
Jul 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Birch Lake Lutheran Camp Teen Creation RetreatJoin us at beautiful Birch Lake Lutheran Camp near Elk River for an interesting weekend talking about Creation and Evolution from a Biblical Worldview.07/1307/15$115$25014 - 18Open
Specialty Camps

These Specialty Camps are for those teens who are looking for a special event at Lutheran Island Camp. They will provide adventure for some, education and leadership for others, and are assured of stretching teens to achieve their potential.

Specialty Camps Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Christ Serve Leadership TrainingChrist Serve Leadership Training provides youth with a unique opportunity to be trained in leadership skills, then put those skills into practice.06/1006/15$250$75014 - 18Open
Teen Trek Big Fish CampYou'll have some great fishing stories to tell after this week!06/1006/15$400$100014+Open
Teen Trek Paintball WeekendEnjoy a weekend of fast-paced action and strategy as we take to the woods for a weekend of paintballing! Participants will have the opportunity to learn about paintball equipment and strategy and experience a variety of paintball games.06/2206/24$125$25014+Open
Jul 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Teen Trek Crow Wing River TripA great adventure for youth who want the opportunity to try out their kayaking skills on one of the most beautiful rivers in Minnesota. 07/0807/13$385$75014+Open
Active Christian Teens RetreatOne of the best things a congregation can do is provide opportunities for their youth to meet other Christian youth. 07/1307/15$115$25014+Open
Teen Trek Performing Arts CampWhether you want to be an actor, a comedian, a vocalist, a musician or someone who works behind the scenes you'll want to join us for our Performing Arts Camp.07/2207/27$385$75014+Open
Excursion
Mother/daughter retreat

Moms and their daughters love to have time together to reflect on their relationships, their faith, and their futures. This provides a great opportunity to reacquaint with daughters who have moved away or to spend quality time with daughters who are still at home. 

Mother/daughter retreat Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Mother/Daughter WeekendMoms and their daughters love to have time together to reflect on their relationships, their faith, and their futures. 06/0806/10$100 per person$250All AgesOpen
Father/Son Retreat Fishing Weekend

Boys of any age want Dad to tag along to camp! It’s a guys’ weekend away for quality time in Bible study and the great outdoors. This would make a great Father’s Day gift for Dads (and sons)! Great fishing too.

Father/Son Retreat Fishing Weekend Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Father/Son Fishing WeekendBoys of any age want Dad to tag along to camp! It’s a guys’ weekend away for quality time in Bible study and the great outdoors.06/1506/17$100 per person$250All AgesOpen
Family Weeks

Spend a week with your family and let us do the cooking, babysitting, and devotions. Our family weeks are all inclusive. Leave the cooking and dishwashing to our staff while you make the most of quality time with your family!

Family Weeks Session(s)
Jul 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Family Week #1Spend a week with your family and let us do the cooking, babysitting, and devotions. Our family weeks are all inclusive. Please call for availability. Please call for availability. 07/0107/06$310 for adults and teens, $270 for youth (8-12), $185 for children (3-7), 2 years and under, No Cha$2000All AgesFull
Family Week #2Spend a week with your family and let us do the cooking, babysitting, and devotions. 07/2908/03$310 for adults and teens, $270 for youth (8-12), $185 for children (3-7), 2 years and under, No Cha0All AgesOpen
Family Weekend Getaways

Enjoy the gift of family amid the beauty of the Island. You may participate in age-appropriate and combined Bible studies and camp activities, or simply spend time together. For families who want a short, less-expensive vacation, these weekends at camp are ideal!  Visit our website for more details on program and to download brochures.

Family Weekend Getaways Session(s)
May 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Family Weekend Getaway #1Enjoy the gift of family amid the beauty of the Island. You may participate in age-appropriate and combined Bible studies and camp activities, or simply spend time together.05/2505/28$95 per person, youth under 5 free. Maximum fee is $400$750All AgesOpen
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Family Weekend Getaway #2Enjoy the gift of family amid the beauty of the Island. You may participate in age-appropriate and combined Bible studies and camp activities, or simply spend time together.06/0106/03$95 per person, youth under 5 free. Maximum fee is $400$750All AgesOpen
Jul 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Family Weekend Getaway #3Enjoy the gift of family amid the beauty of the Island. You may participate in age-appropriate and combined Bible studies and camp activities, or simply spend time together.07/0607/08$95 per person, youth under 5 free. Maximum fee is $4000All AgesOpen
Adult and Child Getaway WeekendThis is a great weekend for adults and that special child in their life to spend time together in a Christ-centered program. 07/2007/22$100 per person$250All AgesOpen
Aug 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Family Weekend Getaway #4Enjoy the gift of family amid the beauty of the Island. You may participate in age-appropriate and combined Bible studies and camp activities, or simply spend time together.08/3109/03$95 per person, youth under 5 free. Maximum fee is $400$750All AgesOpen
Home School Kickoff Week

Kick off the School Year with this unique family camp opportunity. There are activities to excite parents and students of all ages.  Housing will be provided in cabins or our Retreat Center. Register early to select the option that works the best for your family.

Home School Kickoff Week Session(s)
Aug 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Homeschool Kickoff WeekKick off the School Year with this unique family camp opportunity. There are activities to excite parents and students of all ages. 08/1208/17$250/ person with a family maximum of $1,000.$1000All AgesOpen
Horseback Riding Camps
Beginner Horse Camp Weekend

This event is for our younger campers who want to be a horseback rider but aren’t yet ready to participate in a weeklong event. Participants will spend time getting to know their horse and learn the basics of horsemanship including grooming, groundwork, respect, and riding. We’ll use some of our smaller and wiser horses. Most of our time will be spent in an arena.

Beginner Horse Camp Weekend Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Beginner Horseback Weekend #1This event is for our younger campers who want to be a horseback rider but aren’t yet ready to participate in a weeklong event06/0806/10$180$50148 - 11Open
Beginner Horseback Weekend #2This event is for our younger campers who want to be a horseback rider but aren’t yet ready to participate in a weeklong event06/2206/24$180$50148 - 11Open
Jul 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Beginner Horseback Weekend #3This event is for our younger campers who want to be a horseback rider but aren’t yet ready to participate in a weeklong event07/0607/08$180$50148 - 11Open
Beginner Horseback Weekend #4This event is for our younger campers who want to be a horseback rider but aren’t yet ready to participate in a weeklong event07/2007/22$180$50148 - 11Open
Aug 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Beginner Horseback Weekend #5This event is for our younger campers who want to be a horseback rider but aren’t yet ready to participate in a weeklong event08/1008/12$180$50148 - 11Open
Tenderfoot Horse Camp

This is one of the best experiences that you can have at camp! Learn how to ride, groom, and feed a horse. By the end of the week, you'll be able to saddle your own horse; take it out on a nice trail ride, and perhaps do a few games on horseback. You'll wish the week would never end!  

Tenderfoot Horse Camp Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Tenderfoot Horse CampLearn how to ride, groom, and feed a horse. 06/1706/22$465$100810 - 14Open
Tenderfoot Horse Camp #2Learn how to ride, groom, and feed a horse. This session is now full, please call us about waiting list and alternate events.06/2406/29$465$100810 - 14Full
Jul 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Tenderfoot Horse Camp #3Learn how to ride, groom, and feed a horse. 07/1507/20$465$100810 - 14Open
Tenderfoot Horse Camp #4Learn how to ride, groom, and feed a horse. 07/2207/27$465$100810 - 14Open
Aug 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Tenderfoot Horse Camp #5Learn how to ride, groom, and feed a horse. 08/0508/10$465$100810 - 14Open
Tenderfoot Horse Camp #6Learn how to ride, groom, and feed a horse. 08/1208/17$465$1001410 - 14Open
Wrangler Horse Camp

Those campers with a little more riding experience will want to take advantage of this week! Wrangler Horse camp offers more time in the saddle than the Tenderfoot version, plus you ride on more advanced trails and experience what you and a good horse can do with some gaming. 

Wrangler Horse Camp Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Wrangler Horse Camp #1Those campers with a little more riding experience will want to take advantage of this week! 06/1006/15$465$1001612 - 18Open
Wrangler Horse Camp #2Those campers with a little more riding experience will want to take advantage of this week! 06/1706/22$465$1001012 - 18Open
Wrangler Horse Camp #3Those campers with a little more riding experience will want to take advantage of this week! This session is now full, please call us about waiting list and alternate events.06/2406/29$465$1001212 - 18Full
Jul 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Wrangler Horse Camp #4Those campers with a little more riding experience will want to take advantage of this week!07/1507/20$465$1001212 - 18Open
Wrangler Horse Camp #5Those campers with a little more riding experience will want to take advantage of this week! 07/2207/27$465$1001012 - 18Open
Aug 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Wrangler Horse Camp #6Those campers with a little more riding experience will want to take advantage of this week!08/0508/10$465$1001212 - 18Open
Wrangler Horse Camp Weekend

Those campers with a little more riding experience who are not able to make it out for a full week will want to take advantage of this weekend! Wrangler Horse camp offers more advanced trails and experience what you and a good horse can do with some gaming, packing as much riding into the weekend as possible!

Wrangler Horse Camp Weekend Session(s)
Jul 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Wrangler Horse Camp WeekendThose campers with a little more riding experience who are not able to make it out for a full week will want to take advantage of this weekend!07/1307/15$180$501612 - 18Open
Servant Events
2018 will be a very busy year for our Servant Events. We have a large number of very important projects scheduled for Christ Serve Ranch as well as some exciting new things on the Island. We'll have at least one group heading to Inger, Mn.  We will have a very detailed list of projects that we hope to take on during the Summer of 2018. We will be happy to visit with group leaders about the specific projects their group would like to work on, but we do reserve the ability to have groups finish projects before starting new ones. Click here   to download a list of projects.  Groups should contact us at info@islandcamp.org Individuals may register on line by following this link: Register

Building the Island

We’re building on the Island again. Participants will help with a variety of building projects, staining and painting, waterfront work, and clearing trails. Depending on need, weather, and numbers, some participants may be shifted to our Christ Serve Ranch Servant events.

Building the Island Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Building the Island Servant Event #1Participants will help with a variety of building projects, staining and painting, waterfront work, and clearing trails. 06/0306/08$285$75014 - 18Open
Building the Island Servant Event #2Participants will help with a variety of building projects, staining and painting, waterfront work, and clearing trails. 06/1006/15$285$75014 - 18Open
Building the Island Servant Event #3Participants will help with a variety of building projects, staining and painting, waterfront work, and clearing trails. 06/1706/22$285$75014 - 18Open
Building the Island Servant Event #4Participants will help with a variety of building projects, staining and painting, waterfront work, and clearing trails. 06/2406/29$295$75014 - 18Open
Jul 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Building the Island Servant Event #5Participants will help with a variety of building projects, staining and painting, waterfront work, and clearing trails. 07/0807/13$295$75014 - 18Open
Building the Island Servant Event #6Participants will help with a variety of building projects, staining and painting, waterfront work, and clearing trails. 07/1507/20$295$75014 - 18Open
Aug 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Building the Island Servant Event #7Participants will help with a variety of building projects, staining and painting, waterfront work, and clearing trails. 08/0508/10$295$75014 - 18Open
Christ Serve Ranch Servant Events

This year we continue to develop more areas of the ranch. Participants will help build a new mountain bike trail and new horseback riding elements. There will also be opportunities to paint the ranch cottage, roof it, and build a log cabin. We will also build more of the exhibits including a native housing exhibit. Christ Serve Ranch is the nation’s only science and environmental learning center that teaches science, leadership, outdoor education and the environment from a Lutheran, Christian, Biblical worldview.

Christ Serve Ranch Servant Events Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Christ Serve Ranch Servant Event #1Christ Serve Ranch is the nation’s only science and environmental learning center that teaches science, leadership, outdoor education and the environment from a Lutheran, Christian, Biblical worldview.06/0306/08$285$75014 - 18Open
Christ Serve Ranch Servant Event #2Christ Serve Ranch is the nation’s only science and environmental learning center that teaches science, leadership, outdoor education and the environment from a Lutheran, Christian, Biblical worldview.06/1006/15$285$75014 - 18Open
Christ Serve Ranch Servant Event #3Christ Serve Ranch is the nation’s only science and environmental learning center that teaches science, leadership, outdoor education and the environment from a Lutheran, Christian, Biblical worldview.06/1706/22$285$75014 - 18Open
Christ Serve Ranch Servant Event #4Christ Serve Ranch is the nation’s only science and environmental learning center that teaches science, leadership, outdoor education and the environment from a Lutheran, Christian, Biblical worldview.06/2406/29$295$75014 - 18Open
Jul 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Christ Serve Ranch Servant Event #5Christ Serve Ranch is the nation’s only science and environmental learning center that teaches science, leadership, outdoor education and the environment from a Lutheran, Christian, Biblical worldview.07/0807/13$295$75014 - 18Open
Christ Serve Ranch Servant Event #6Christ Serve Ranch is the nation’s only science and environmental learning center that teaches science, leadership, outdoor education and the environment from a Lutheran, Christian, Biblical worldview.07/1507/20$295$75014 - 18Open
Aug 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Christ Serve Ranch Servant Event #7Christ Serve Ranch is the nation’s only science and environmental learning center that teaches science, leadership, outdoor education and the environment from a Lutheran, Christian, Biblical worldview.08/0508/10$295$75014 - 18Open
Horse Outreach Program

We are looking for at least one group to help us get our Horse Outreach Program ready for the summer of 2017. Participants will help groom horses, clean-up our tack, build campsites, clear trails, and generally help us get the horses ready. There will be at least an hour or two of riding each day.

Horse Outreach Program Session(s)
May 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Horse Outreach Program #1We are looking for at least one group to help us get our Horse Outreach Program ready for the summer of 2018.05/2706/01$250$75014 - 18Open
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Horse Outreach Program #2We are looking for at least one group to help us get our Horse Outreach Program ready for the summer of 2018.06/0306/08$285$75014 - 18Open
Inger-Native American Servant Events

Travel to Inger, Minnesota and spend the week working with Native children and families. Participants will lead children, youth and families in games, activities, Bible Study, and devotions. We will also do community service projects with the Native community. It is a great 5 day event that brings back people year after year. If your group is interested, sign up early. We are limited to the number of people we can bring with us.  Individuals are also welcome. If your group would like to extend their experience a day or two, we can make arrangements to provide some great camp experiences as well.

Inger-Native American Servant Events Session(s)
Jun 2018 About Start End Cost Deposit Capacity Genders Ages Full?
Inger-Native American Servant Event #1Travel to Inger, Minnesota and spend the week working with Native children and families. 06/1006/15$285$75014 - 18Open
Inger-Native American Servant Event #2Travel to Inger, Minnesota and spend the week working with Native children and families. 06/2406/29$295$75014 - 18Open