Lutheran Island Camp


The Lutheran Island Camp Foundation provides the means for people to support Lutheran Island Camp, Christ Serve Ranch, Creation-Science Environmental Learning Center, and Christ Serve Ministries. The Foundation has a separate board of directors that monitors investments, helps to raise money, and provides oversight for the foundation. There are many ways that you can support camp.

Thrivent Choice

Members of Thrivent Financial have the opportunty to designate Thrivent Choice Dollars to a charity of their choice. You can do that online or by phone. Click here to download directions.

Financial Gifts
Our generous donors provide financial resources that allow us to charge considerably less for our various programs than the actual cost. Gifts come from individuals, families, congregations, LWMLs, Sunday Schools, and other organizations. Click here to download a donor form. Gifts from individuals to Lutheran Island Camp are tax deductible. under IRS regulations. Contributions can be mailed to Lutheran Island Camp, 45011 230th Street, Henning, MN 56551.

In-kind Contributions
Lutheran Island Camp has been blessed over its many years with material gifts from many individuals and groups. Everything from dishtowels to trucks have been donated to the camp. In its own unique way, each of these in-kind contributions makes possible the programs and maintenance of the camp facilities. Check out our needs list to see what you may have that Lutheran Island Camp can put to good use, then call the camp office to ask about the specifics. Your in-kind contributions are tax deductible according to current IRS regulations and State tax laws.

Estates and Bequests
There are many ways for donors to provide a long lasting gift to Lutheran Island Camp. We work closely with the Minnesota North District and with financial planners to provide a number of ways that you can provide a significant gift to Lutheran Island Camp while increasing your own income and limiting the tax liability you or your family may face.
Contact our director of planning and resource development for more information.

Crops for Camp

This is a new program that helps farm families support camp in the most efficient way - with their crops. We have information that you will want to share with your accountant as well as certain forms that need to be completed, but once they are down, you will have a vehicle to support the camp on a regular basis and it will save you taxes! Information coming soon.