Be sure to check out the Christ Serve Ranch portion of this brochure for other offerings for 12-14 year old campers. Creation, science, horseback, leadership, shooting sports camps, and certain specialty camps are listed there.
|Big Fish Camp|
|Voyageur Otter Tail Adventure|
Agreat adventure for youth who want the opportunity to try out their kayaking skills on one of the most beautiful rivers in Minnesota. The Crow Wing River Trip provides a great time of fishing, camping, and outdoor fun. Participants will arrive at camp on Sunday, leave Monday morning and return to camp on Thursday.
Ages: 12-18 years old
Dates: # 1 July 9-14; #2 August 6-11.
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
During our Voyageur 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.
You'll have some great fishing stories to tell after this week! Each year we catch large Northerns, 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 policies and procedures and there will be a limit of 12 campers each week unless additional volunteers and boats become available.
Ages: 12 and older
# 1-June 11-16
Whether 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. By the end of the week, we'll have a variety show that will highlight each of your God given talents. And don't forget all of the other great camp activities available at the Island.
Dates and Cost: July 23-28, $350
Deposit:$75To Register on-line click on Marvin the squirrel
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.
Dates and Cost:
# 1-July 17-21 ($335)
# 2-July-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.
Dates and Cost:
#2-June 25-30 ($285)
#3-July 23-28 “The Biggest” ($335)
# 4-August 13-18 ($265).
It’s a brand new weekend for 12-14 year olds. The fun and excitement will start Friday evening and go right through noon on Sunday, with spiritual and physical respite appropriately present. Campers will be participating in a series of exciting activities, most held at Christ Serve Ranch. Activities will include a horseback ride, outdoor cookout, wagon ride, fishing, all terrain bike riding, and paintball. Swimming and some activities may be at Lutheran Island Camp. Check our website for more details.
This week is intended for the newly confirmed youth throughout the area. It will give participants the opportunity to meet other young people, enjoy camp activities, and build on the faith that has recently been confirmed. Our Bible Study will focus on God’s Creation and how we respond to the challenges to our faith in school, through the media, and in our future. Give your new confirmand the gift of a very special week in their spiritual life.
Dates and Cost: #1 June 11-16 $200; #2 June 18-23 (This is $100 off regular rate thanks to donors)
Adventure is the right word for this camp! Young men and women head off to a new adventure every day. There will be a tubing trip, horseback riding, camping, exploring, hiking, shooting sports, plus lots of the regular camp activities done in new and unique places. We'll travel throughout Otter Tail County for this great adventure. Sign up early and with a friend!
# August 6-11
Campers journey of-site to a nearby shooting range and receive training from a MN Certified Firearms Safety Instructor on shotgun safety and shooting technique. Shotguns are available for those who don’t have their own. This week is complete with swimming, field games, archery, Bible study and much more! Campers stay in cabins or the Retreat Center located on main camp with bunk mates of their choice. This is only an introduction to safe gun handling. Participants will not earn a firearms safety certification or hours towards certification. Visit Minnesota’s Firearms Safety website for certification course information.
Ages: Voyageur 12-14 Teen Trek 14-18
Dates and Cost: July 30-August 4. $325
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:
#1-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 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
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, camp out one night with your horse, and experience what you and a good horse can do with some gaming.
Ages:Voyageur (12-14) and Teen Trek (14-18)
Dates and cost:
#1-June 11-16 ($395)
# 2-June 25-30 ($425)
# 3-July 16-21($425)
# 4 July 23-28 ($425)
#5-July 30-August 4 ($425)
#6 August 6-11 ($425)