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Adventure Awaits

Summer 2023 camp registration is OPEN! Scroll down to see all the exciting camp offerings and to register.

Don’t forget about the Early Bird incentive. Register before April 30 and receive a $5/night discount. Save even more by bringing a friend with you to camp. Click here for details.

Camper Grade = grade completed as of June 2023. Please see our FAQ section for answers to common registration questions. If you need further assistance, contact the camping office  at info@dakcamps.org, or give us a call at 855-622-1973. 

See you soon at camp!

March 3 - Mar 4, 2023

574 - LPC Confirmation Camp Lake Poinsett Camp

Experience connections with God and fellow United Methodist's as we come together for a confirmation retreat. All confirmation youth are welcome and must bring their own group leader(s). Grades 6-9 plus Adult Leaders

March 10 - Mar 11, 2023

2022 623 SMC Men’s Retreat Storm Mountain Center

Men of the Dakotas! Join us for our annual men’s retreat for fellowship and study. Ages: Men, 16+

May 5 - May 7, 2023

548 - LPC Mission Possible - Extended Lake Poinsett Camp

This camp is perfect for churches, youth groups, or individuals that want to come help with some service projects but also have fun. Come help us do a variety of much needed projects around camp. Participants will have time to do their own group thing from Saturday evening until Sunday at 11AM. Meals provided Saturday AM-Sunday AM. Ages: Adults, Youth, and Children (An adult must accompany minors) Participants must be 18 to come by themselves. 

May 5 - May 6, 2023

547 - LPC Mission Possible Lake Poinsett Camp

This camp is perfect for churches, youth groups, or individuals that want to come help with some service projects but also have fun. Come help us do a variety of much needed projects around camp. Participants will also have time to fellowship, play games, and have devotions. Ages: Adults, Youth & Children. Participants must be 18 to come by themselves. 

June 4 - Jun 9, 2023

640 - SMC Jr High Wilderness Adventure Storm Mountain Center

Experience new adventures each day as you explore God's creation at Storm Mountain. Grades: 6-8

June 4 - Jun 6, 2023

700 - WAC Counselor-in-Training (CIT) Wesley Acres Camp

Counselor-In-Training. Interested in being a counselor some day? Want to help as a junior counselor this summer? Spend 2 days getting the training to be a part of the leadership team. You can put your new skills to the test by signing up as a CIT for a Sonseekers Camp. CIT space is limited and permission to CIT is needed for each camp so contact the dean or site director. All of our Dakota Camps recognize this Counselor-In-Training program. Grades: 9-12

June 11 - Jun 13, 2023

705 - WAC SonSeekers June Wesley Acres Camp

A great beginning camp experience. Bring an adult shepherd or come on your own. We pack action, fun, and learning into two quick days. Limited space available for shepherds. Grades: K-3

720 - WAC Mini-Camp (NEW!) Wesley Acres Camp

All the fun of a week of camp smashed into 2 days. Spend the time experiencing God in the great outdoors while swimming, canoeing, and playing with friends. This fast-paced camp will hit all the highlights in the short time we're together. Grades: 4-6

June 11 - Jun 16, 2023

645 - SMC Teen Wilderness Adventure Storm Mountain Center

Experience new adventures each day as you explore God's creation at Storm Mountain. Grades 9-12.

June 14 - Jul 16, 2023

520 - LPC Fish On Lake Poinsett Camp

Fish on in hopes of landing a Lake Poinsett monster walleye. This camp is for the beginner and master fisherman alike. Share your love of fishing in a Christian setting, make new fishing buddies for life, and discover the beauty of creation. Grades: 3-6

June 14 - Jun 16, 2023

510 - LPC Mini-Camp A Lake Poinsett Camp

All the fun of a weeklong camp packed into a fraction of the time! Get ready for waterfront fun, crafts, games, outdoor chapel, and more. Shepherds are welcome. Grades: 1-3

511 - LPC Mini-Camp B Lake Poinsett Camp

All the fun of a week-long camp packed into a fraction of the time! Get ready for waterfront fun, crafts, games, outdoor chapel, and more. Grades: 4-6

June 16 - Jun 18, 2023

540 - LPC Family Camp Lake Poinsett Camp

Spend a relaxing weekend with your family in the Living Waters retreat center on the lake! Your family will have your own room/bathroom. Enjoy games, crafts, Bible lessons, waterfront (weather permitting), campfires, and more! Ages: Families

June 18 - Jun 23, 2023

735 - WAC Canoe Camp (NEW) Wesley Acres Camp

Spend the week learning to canoe. There will be time for canoe trips with plenty of classic camp mixed in. Worship, Campfires, Ropes Course, Canoe, Bible Study, & Group Games with special emphasis on Canoeing. Grades: 6-9

745 - WAC Basketball Blast (newly re-offered) Wesley Acres Camp

Spend the week brushing up your basketball skills. There will be time for basketball practice with plenty of classic camp mixed in. Worship, Campfires, Ropes Course, Canoe, Bible Study, Group Games & Canoeing with special emphasis on Basketball. Grades: 6-9

545 - LPC Sand, Surf & Son Lake Poinsett Camp

Join us for the ultimate water sports adventure! Splash on the water trampoline. Tube behind the boat. Kayak, canoe, and paddle board. Bring a friend or make some new ones as we play zany games, put on fun skits, sing cool songs, learn about Jesus, and hang out around the campfire. Grades: 3-6

747 - WAC Gateway to Guitar (NEW!) Wesley Acres Camp

Spend the week learning guitar - bring your own or borrow a camp one. Time for guitar lessons with plenty of classic camp mixed in. Grades 6-9

748 - WAC Are You Ready for Art? (NEW!) Wesley Acres Camp

Spend the week with an Art instructor and create items to explore your own creativity. Time for Art with plenty of classic camp mixed in. Grades 6-9

June 18 - Jun 21, 2023

590 - LPC Women’s Scrapbooking & Craft Camp Lake Poinsett Camp

Come join us for a relaxing and rejuvenating time away. Enjoy time at the lake and scrapbooking fun. Ages: Adult Women

525 - LPC Camp Chaos (NEW!) Lake Poinsett Camp

What a great time at the lake… with action packed activities! Don't worry parents, it will be be chaotic, but super organized. Through the fun of games and traditional fun at camp, we may also discover something about ourselves and our relationship with God. Grades: 4-6

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