Years of Christian Outdoor Ministry
On behalf of the 2013 Summer Staff, I invite you to join us this summer as we learn ways to keep "Faith Alive". Daily themes include: Learning more about keeping faith alive through scripture, worship, prayer, hospitality, and service. See you this summer!
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Day Camp (Grades 1-6)
Watch what happens when Bible Camp comes to you! Luther Park brings
fresh ideas and trained staff to your congregation. You can enjoy
lots of summer camp fun and many of the same experiences Luther
Park offers on-sitesinging, study, games, arts and crafts.
You spend the day with camp counselors and staff, then sleep in
your very own bed at night.
Snoopers Mini-Camp(Grades 1-4)
An excellent opportunity for first timers to snoop around and be
introduced to camp life. A mini-camp (half-week) experience of new
friends, fun, crafts, games, Bible stories, campfires and singingeverything
a full-week camper experiences but in a shorter time frame. A truly
fantastic introduction to Bible Camp.
Enjoy a week of camp adventures which provide growth and expression
of the Christian faith. Explore Godcreations! Sing around
a campfire. Hike the trails of the north woods, go swimming and
more! Theres plenty of time to read the Bible and talk about
See Adventure/Outpost Programs
Junior high campers will enjoy all the usual camp activities like
swimming, crafts, outdoor worship, campfires, relaxing on the beach
and night hikes. This camping adventure meets the needs and interests
of todays youth, providing a week to share and grow in Christian
faith, life and community.
Junior high campers spend two full weeks at camp.
(Group and Individual Registrations)
Village (See Adventure/Outpost Programs)
Grades 9-12 Camp & Double Week Camp
Senior high campers will enjoy a traditional camp experiencenight
hikes, waterfront activities, outdoor worship, campfires,
Bible studies, great discussions, lying on the beach and more!
Double Week Camp gives campers two full weeks at camp with
a special event on the weekend!
Training (LT) Grades 9-12
As a camper you will learn leadership skills you can use in church,
school and everyday life. Youll learn how to lead devotions,
Bible studies, worships and games in the great outdoors. After paying
the senior leadership camper fee for the first week and completing
an interview, your second and third weeks during the rest of the summer
are free. These second and third weeks are spent assisting counselors
and support staff. Cost also includes follow-up events at Luther
Park. Space is limited, so register early!
Mentoring (LT II) Grades 10-12: (Pre-req. : At least one summer
of Leadership Training or Teens in Mission and completion of Grade
This program will take the next step in your training to become
effective leaders for God. You will expand your leadership training
that you have already received and grow through your experiences
along with new training on becoming mentors to younger Leadership
Training Team Members and/or TIM Teams. After paying for one week
of camp at the senior leadership rate and, following an interview,
you will spend the next week (June 17-22 or July 29-Aug 3) as a
mentor during Leadership Training for free. You may also have opportunities
to volunteer for other weeks throughout the summer. Cost also includes
follow-up events at Luther Park.
in Mission (TIM)
This one-week unique camping experience prepares participants for
a year of ministry in their home congregations. It is an opportunity
to dream, plan, support and commit to the mission of their church.
Register as a group of six to ten. Participants come to camp for
a week of training, work and planning for their year of ministry
back home. Cost includes follow-up events at Luther Park or in their
home congregation. The week runs from Sunday to Friday.
Treehouse Village (See Adventure/Outpost Programs)
This exciting intergenerational program fosters relationships
and strengthens faith in God while working on a mission service
project at Luther Park. Its a chance for youth and adults
together to plan, work, play, study and act to commit to the
mission of the Church. Its a time to share and grow in
Christian faith and life. Service includes raising money to
cover the cost of project materials, spending time at camp working
on the project, and participating in a program to build relationships
between youth and adults. Cost is based on project selected
Looking for a great way to spend family time together? Try Family
Camp at Luther Park. Youll be treated to family fun, fellowship,
learning and worship! Spend time together around the campfire, swim,
fish, go boating and more. Its a great family experience!
Contact camp to register.
2013 FAMILY CAMP REGISTRATION FORM
We know that spending time with your grandchildren/grandparents
is extremely valueable, so we have designed a weekend just for you--
full of camp activities(worship, campfires, time at the waterfront,
arts and crafts, bible study, night hikes, ropes course to name
a few). The actual activites are determined by the participants
as to your specific interests. The weekend begins at 7:00 p.m. on
Friday and ends Sunday at noon. Fees cover all meals, lodging and
2013 GRANDPARENT CAMP REGISTRATION FORM
Tree House Village (Grades 4-12)
Experience all the natural resources Luther Park has to offer with
hands-on environmental education activities relating to all of Gods
creations. In this outpost program, youth spend a week, or part
of a week, in rugged tree houses, working together to grow in a
relationship with God, the environment and each other. This adventure
will challenge and strengthen you in all aspects of your life. You
will have the opportunity to cook over an open fire, explore, get
dirty, get away from the crowd and have a ton of fun in Gods
great outdoors! A bathhouse with flush toilets, hot and cold running
water, and showers is available. Register individually or as a group.
Explore the wild and scenic rivers of northern Wisconsin as you
travel on the St. Croix and Namekagon rivers through miles of undisturbed
wilderness. Luther Park supplies the guide and everything you need
except a sleeping bag and personal gear. Register as a group of
Bible, casual clothes, swimsuit, sweater or jacket, rainwear, sleeping
bag/bedding, two pair of shoes, one dress-up outfit, insect repellent,
flashlight, pillow, towels, washcloth, toiletries, notebook, pen,
camera, musical instrument (guitar, harmonica, etc.), spending money
(items may be purchased in the canteen). Please label all items and
leave valuables at home.
All money will be deposited in a canteen account on arrival to prevent
- Arts & crafts projects range from no charge to $15.
- Clothes range from $11 to $35.
- Snacks, if desired, cost $5 to $20 for the week.
- Money left over at the end of the week is returned to the
camper or may be left as an offering. The offering would go to our
new Camper to Camper Fund, which would be used to help kids come
to camp who otherwise couldn't afford to attend.
Please do not bring:
Radios, tape/cd players, electronic games, phones, pagers, fireworks,
firearms, knives, expensive jewelry. Camp policy forbids having/using
alcohol, tobacco, or mood altering drugs.
here to download pdf version of the schedule.
meals, lodging, and all program materials, except on campground.
do not include bus. Round-trip bus from Twin Cities area:
$80; one-way bus: $60. Pick-ups at House of Prayer (Richfield)
and Elim (Robbinsdale).
is available only for the weeks of July 7-12, July 14-19, and July 28-August 2.
$50: Register by January 15 or Save $25: Register by March
cover: Meals, lodging and program materials.
3 Night Camp $295/315
Full Wk $430/$450
Great Lakes Mission Trip $450/450
Sr. High Leadership Programs $445/465
(inclues one free week)
-TIM (Teens in Mission)
Campers fees shown are subsidized by gift allocations. The
cost per camper, per week is about $600.
churches are those that are not members of Luther Park Corp.
with your church about scholarships.
Camp: June 28-30 (7 p.m. Friday - noon Sunday)
$80 per person/Log House: Includes 2 nights/4 meals (Saturday
breakfast - Sunday brunch.
Ages 5-12, 1/2 rate; under five
Camp June 30-July 5 (7 p.m. Sunday to noon Friday)
$200 per person/Log House. Inclues 5 nights/14 meals.
CAMPER REGISTRATION AND HEALTH FORM
and mail or fax to Luther Park; must be signed by camper and parent)
Luther Park Bible Camp Code of Conduct
1. Respect other people and their property. Respect is the most important tradition we have at Luther Park. We expect that you respect yourself, others and their property, Luther Park staff, nature and God, A part of respect is treating others as you would want to be treated. The following will not be allowed: racist comments, teasing, fighting, threats, swearing, and any other behavior that is demeaning to another person. We want a positive week for all who attend camp.
2. Safety is our number one concern at all times. Obeying all waterfront rules when: swimming, boating, canoeing and fishing allows everyone to have fun in the sun. Waterfront activities are available only when waterfront staff is on duty.
3. The Rope Challenge Course - no playing, sitting, or loitering on or by the stations unless supervised by authorized camp staff.
4. Campers may not enter cabins other than their own without prior permission from a Luther Park staff person. Areas that are off-limits to campers: the pole barn, kitchen, staff house and lounge, Log House, garage, Director’s house/personal residence.
5. Campers must be accompanied by a Luther Park staff person whenever outside of camp property.
6. We are pleased to offer an alcohol-free, smoke-free and substance abuse-free environment. Exceptions must be approved by the Director.
7. Luther Park is a weapon-free environment. Campers may not bring any kind of weapon or explosive device, including fire crackers to camp. Use of any object as a weapon to hurt a person, animal or property will not be tolerated.
8. Luther Park reserves the right to store camper’s personal items that may be inappropriate to their stay. Items will be returned for the trip home upon permission of the parent(s).
9. For your protection, all medications (including aspirin or similar non-prescription medications) must be turned into the Camp Health Supervisor/Health Care Assistant. IIf you are injured or do not feel well, report at once to your counselor or Health Care staff person. This is important for your safety and for the good of all campers.
10. Every camper is expected to follow the entire camp schedule unless excused by the Program Director.
11. To assure the safety of each camper and to provide the best week possible, campers are expected to follow all Luther Park rules that are presented to them while at camp.
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