Please note that check-in times for all events begin at 3:00 pm unless noted on the program description. Check out is after the ice cream social (9:30 am) and closing worship (10:00 am). Be sure that you check out with your counselor.
Be sure to check out the Christ Serve Ranch web pages for other offerings for 7-11 year old campers. Creation, fishing, science, horseback, leadership, shooting sports camps, and certain specialty camps are listed there. You can click on the program you are interested in to be taken to that information.
To register for any of these great events click here.
Parent Child Trailblazer Weekends
|Trailblazer Splash Camp|
|Trailblazer Classic Camp||
Trailblazer Sports Camp
||Parent/Child Trailblazer Fishing Camp|
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. Weekends have a special emphasis.
Ages: 6-11 years old with an adult.
Dates and programs: #1 June 9-11, Horseback riding (6 more riders); #2 June16-18, Horseback riding (6 more riders); #3 June 23-25, Fishing; #4 June 30-July 2, Camping; #5 July 7-9, Shooting sports; #6 July 14-16, Fishing; #7 July 28-30, Shooting sports.
Costs: $160 for one adult and one child. Additional adults are $95 and additional children are $60.
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 slippery slide, kayaking, canoeing, water volleyball and basketball, singing around the campfire and great evening activities. Each week will feature a luau at the beach.
Dates and Cost:
# 1-July 16-21 ($335)
#2-July 30-August 4 ($300)
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, boating, 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.
Dates and Costs:
#1-June 18-23 ($265)
#2-June 24-30 ($285)
# 3-July 23-28 “The Biggest” ($335)
# 4-August 13-18 ($265) (Please call for availability)
During our Trailblazer Sports Camp, youth will have the opportunity to try out a number of sport activities that they may not have done before. Included will be fishing, golf, archery, horseback riding, Disc golf, floor hockey, shooting sports, water polo, geo caching, and more.
Dates and Costs: July 16-21, $325.
This 5-day 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, still fishing, and night fishing (not too late).
Dates and Cost:
June 18-23 (Parent/Child see below)
# 1-June 18-23 ($300 Lower price)
Moms and Dads, Grandparents and other relatives are invited to join their favorite 8-11 year old for a week of fishing on one of the premier lakes in the state of Minnesota. You’ll be staying in our Retreat Center, enjoy great meals and shore lunches, have at least one fish fry, and go home with lots of great memories and photos of your week together.
Dates and Cost: June 18-23. Cost is $450 for one parent and 1 child. Additional parents are $180 and additional children are $250.
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.
Ages: Trailblazer (10-11), Voyageur (12-14)
Dates: June 9-11
God has given many of our families the gift of one or more daughters. This weekend program will provide young ladies with the opportunity to learn about important women in the Bible, to share their faith as little women and future mothers, and to begin to understand the gifts and talents that God has given them through a spiritual gifts survey. Each child will be given a guide that they can take home and use with their parents.
Date: June 9-11
It will be an adventure in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math as campers engage in challenging and creative hands on experiences at Christ Serve Ranch. Campers will participate in Mad Science Labs, Outdoor Exploration, Design Centers, and Art adventures as we take a unique look at the days of creation. Campers should come prepared for activities including horseback riding, fishing, hiking, and more. All equipment will be provided.
Ages: Trailblazer (7-11), Voyageur (12-14)
Dates and Rates:
July 30-August 4 ($300)
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.
Ages: Trailblazer (7-11) and Voyageur (12-14)
Dates and Cost: June 25-30. $295
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. Campers may stay at Christ Serve Ranch.
Ages: Trailblazer (7-11)
Dates: Check under horse camps to see about availability
Cost$150 New lower price
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!
Ages: Trailblazer (10-11) and Voyageur 12-14
# 1 June 18-23
# 2- June 25-30
# 3-July 16-21
#4 July 23-28
# 5-July 30-August 4
#6 August 13-18.