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.

 

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

Mother/daughter retreat

 Creation Photography Camp

 

 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 Daugher Horse Camp

  Weddings
Parent/Child Trailblazer Fishing

Games Horse Camp

Adult Horse Camp

Teen Trek/Young Adult Horse Weekend

Christian Singles Weekend
Adult Servant Events Sonshine Camp

Adult Christian Wordview Camp

Gardening at the Ranch

Building a Log Cabin

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 2014.

Dates: June 6-8. 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 8-13.  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 13-15

# 2-June 20-22

# 3-June 27-29

# 4-July 11-13

  # 5-July 18-20

# 6-August 8-10.

Rates: $150 for one adult and one child. Additional adults are $85 and additional children are $55.

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 13-15

# 2-June 20-22

# 3-June 27-29

# 4-July 11-13

# 5-July 18-20

# 6-August 8-10

Rates: $150 for one adult and one child. Additional adults are $85 and additional children are $55.

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 29 to July 4. # 2 August 3-8

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 23-26 (extra day at no cost)

# 2 May 30-June 1, #3 June 6-8 (Teaching Creation)

#4 July 4-6, #5 July 25-27

August 29-September 1(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 13-15. Rates: $180 for father and one son; additional sons $85.
Deposit: $25

To register on-line  click on the fish. 

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Grandparent/grandchild Camp

We’ve been asked for years to set up a program for Grandparents to come to camp for a weekend with their children 8 and older. Now you have it! You’ll arrive Friday afternoon and spend a fun-filled weekend with your grandchild. We’ll build the event around the participants.

Ages:8 and older

Dates:June 27-29

Cost:$150 for one adult and one child. Additional adults are $85 and additional children are $75.

Deposit: $25

To register on-line  click on the fish. 

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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 and Cost:June 1-6 $150 to help cover cost of meals.

Deposit:$75

To register on-line  click on the fish. 

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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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Sonshine Camp:  

Sonshine camp is intended to be a fun-filled week for people with disabilities.  Our recipe for success? We take the normal camp activities and slow them down a pace or two; add in some extra time on the lake fishing and boating; throw in some swim time for those who are able; add some wonderful meals; a dash or two of Bible Study and devotions; sprinkle in a couple of bonfires; and spend time making new friends and enjoying God’s creation here at the Island.

Ages:12 and older (please visit our website for more information)

Dates:# 1-June 1-5; # 2-July 20-25.  Call for other opportunities.

Cost:  Please call for rates based on length of stay, overnight or day only, special meals, and staffing needs.

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Christian Singles Weekend:

What’s the weekend all about? It is simply a weekend set aside for like-minded singles (aged 30-plus) to come together at Lutheran Island Camp and Christ Serve Ranch. It is the perfect get-away destination. Beautiful East Battle Lake provides multiple recreation options ranging from waterskiing to great fishing and swimming. The Ranch provides horseback riding, wagon rides, and great bird and animal watching.  There is always excitement in the air at the Island and the Ranch. On this weekend the emphasis will be on spiritual encouragement, inspiration and developing new friendships. The weekend is not about match-making but it does happen. The speakers that have been invited represent a variety of backgrounds and ages.  Their discussion topics are relevant – enriching the single life.

Ages: 30 plus

Dates: July 25-27

Cost: $140

Deposit: $50

To register on-line  click on the fish. 

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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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