Excursion Camps (Adults & Families)

Excursion Camps (Adult, Families, and Groups)

Be sure to check out the Christ Serve Ranch webpages for other offerings for families, parents and children, and adults. Creation, science, horseback, leadership, shooting sports camps, and certain specialty camps are listed there.

 

To Register for any of these great events click here.  Please use family registration form.

Online registration not yet available.

You can download a brochure with information on many of our family events by clicking here. (Coming Soon). 

Mother/daughter retreat


 Getting to Know God Retreats

 Father/son Retreat

Self Directed Retreats

 Family Weekend Getaways

 Family Weeks

Little Lambs Camp

  Sheep Camp

Christ Serve Ranch Family Servant Events

Grandparent/grandchild Camp

 Family Reunions

Mother and Daughter Horse Camp

The Great Ice Age in Minnesota
Weddings
Parent/Child Trailblazer Fishing

 



Teen Trek/Young Adult Horse Weekend


Adult Servant Events

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. Watch for more information coming early in 2015.

Dates: June 5-7. Cost: $180 for mom and one daughter; additional daughters $85.

Deposit: $25

To register on-line  click on the camp logo. 


Parent/Child Trailblazer Beginner Fishing Camp

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.

Ages: 8-11

Dates and Cost: June 7-12.  Cost is $450 for one parent and 1 child. Additional parents are $180 and additional children are $300.  Limited to 12 campers and 12 parents.

Deposit:$75

To register on-line  click on the camp logo. 

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Little Lambs

(3-6 years old)

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 basic rate includes one adult and one child. Please complete a registration form for both child and adult.  This summer we do plan to have pony or horseback rides available for children.

Ages: Little Lambs 3-6 years of age   

Dates:

# 1-June 12-14

# 2-June 19-21

# 3-June 26-28

# 4-July 10-12

# 5-July 17-19

# 6-August 7-9

Rates: $160 for one adult and one child. Additional adults are $95 and additional children are $60.

Deposit: $50

To register on-line  click on the lamb. 


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Sheep Camp

(6-8 years old)

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. The basic rate includes one adult and one child. Please complete a registration form for both child and adult.  This summer we do plan to have pony or horseback rides available for children.

Ages: Sheep 6-8 years of age   

Dates:

# 1-June 12-14

# 2-June 19-21

# 3-June 26-28

# 4-July 10-12

# 5-July 17-19

# 6-August 7-9

Rates: $160 for one adult and one child. Additional adults are $95 and additional children are $60.

Deposit: $50

To register on-line  click on the fish. 

Register early! These events often fill up early!

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Family Weeks

Spend a week with your family and let us do the cooking, babysitting, and devotions. Our family weeks are all inclusive.  Special events include talent show, tournaments, a fishing contest, crafts and much more. Leave the cooking and dishwashing to our staff while you make the most of quality time with your family!  

Dates: # 1-June 28 to July 3. # 2 August 2-7

Rate: $310 for adults and teens, $270 for youth (8-12), $185 for children (3-7), 2 years and under, No Charge. 
Deposit: $200
To register on-line  click on the fish. 

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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! Events include Memorial Day weekend, a Creation weekend, 4th of July weekend, several summer weekends and Labor Day weekend. Visit our website for more details on program and to download brochures.

Dates:

#1 May 22-25 (extra day at no cost)

#2 June 5-7

 #3September 4-7 (extra day at no cost)

 Rates: $85 per person, youth under 5 free. Maximum fee is $350.

Deposit: $75

To register on-line  click on the fish. 

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Father/Son Retreat

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.

Dates: June 12-14. Rates: $180 for father and one son; additional sons $85.
Deposit: $25

To register on-line  click on the fish. 

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Teen Trek/Young Adult Horse Camp Weekend

For older teens and young adults who love horseback riding but just can’t get away for an entire week, this weekend will be ideal. You will arrive Friday evening and pick out your horse, spend time riding in our arena, and sit around the campfire that evening. The next morning you’ll head back to the Ranch, saddle up and head off for a beautiful ride. You’ll have lunch out on the trail, spend some time in Bible study, and then enjoy the camp’s many other facilities. That evening you’ll take another ride after a steak dinner cooked on the open fire.  On Sunday, you’ll have one last ride, pack up and join other campers for 10:00 a.m. worship.

Ages: 16 and older

Date: June 12-14

Cost: $180

Deposit: $100

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Adult Servant Events

 Adult Servants Construction projects

Bring a crew of people to help us lay out several construction projects that will be done in the summer of 2014.  Projects may include (subject to skills and funds available) construction of log cabins, building observation towers, building a tack room and stable, building a ropes course, constructing a climbing wall, plus others.

Ages:Adults

Dates: Various

Cost: Donation to help cover cost of meals

 

To register on-line  click on the fish. 

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Getting to Know God Family Retreats

A special opportunity for parents and grandparents and the children they love to see how God reveals aspects of His character in the world He created for us! We will use the incredible diversity of Christ Serve Ranch to see elements of Harmony, Relationships, Beauty, Majesty and attention to Detail. With exciting devotions highlighting God’s creation and science we will also have opportunities to spend time with loved ones enjoying God’s world.

Dates: #1-June 12-14; #2-June 19-21; #3-July 10-12.

Rates: $85 per person, youth under 5 free. Maximum fee is $350.

Deposit: $75

 

The Great Ice Age in Minnesota

Have you ever wondered about the hills, lakes, and farms outside your front door?  Join us at Christ Serve Ranch for an afternoon look at how the Great Ice Age changed Minnesota.  The afternoon will begin with a brief presentation followed by a bus tour of nearby features.  You may never see that hill in your backyard the same way again!

Ages: We suggest 16 and older. This is a Family and adult event.

Dates: #1-June 14; #2-July 5; July 12. Each event begins at 2:00 and ends with a picnic supper at Christ Serve Ranch.

Cost: $25 per person.

 

Other Adult Events

Self-directed Family Retreats:

Rent one of our cabins for your own retreat. You can cook your own meals or participate in a meal plan. We have the Retreat House, Log Cabin, and our new Ranch Cottage.  Call us for rates and availability or check the website.

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Family Reunions

Lutheran Island Camp and Christ Serve Ranch is a wonderful place to plan for a family reunion whether it is for a day, a weekend, or an entire weekend. We can house up to 200 plus people and provide excellent meals, great activities, a wonderful waterfront, horseback riding, fishing, and lots of things to do in the region. Give us a call for more details and for help in planning your retreat.

 

Weddings

God's plan is to bring a man and a woman together in holy matrimony.  Lutheran Island Camp is a beautiful place for Lutheran Church Missouri Synod members to consider for a wedding and/or reception. Call us to learn more about possible dates, services, and facilities.

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