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2020 Church Summer Camps

Feb 26, 2020 08:27PM ● By The Hood Magazine
Due to the ongoing situations revolving Covid-19, we encourage you to confirm with camps directly on openings and cancellations. 

Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools 
 Name of Camp: Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools Summer Activities 
Dates: May 26th - August 6th 
Ages: Pre-K - 12th Grade  
Price: Varies  
Location: Varies 
Phone: (605) 575-3300 
Description: We provide a wide range of camps and activities to keep your child busy this summer. We have a variety of options including athletics camps for all ages, performing arts camps and academic summer classes to avoid the “summer slump.” All of our activities are taught and supervised by Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools teachers and staff. We’ll make sure your child has the best summer ever!  
Destiny Youth Ranch 
 Name of Camp: Summer Youth Camps 
Dates:  June 26 - 28; July 10 - 12; July 24 - 26; August 7 - 9                                  
Ages: 7 - 17 
Price: $125  
Location: Alvord, IA (30 minutes from Sioux Falls) 
Phone: 605-553-7422 
Description: We are a non-denominational, non-profit organization that runs day-camps, overnight camps and family retreats where you can learn more about faith and horses in a quiet, small-town atmosphere! We always have great speakers, worship, crafts, games, campfires, and of course... time with the horses! We teach very basic horsemanship (how to groom, tack, ride, and communicate with these amazing creatures), get comfortable with riding in an arena, and then get to hit the trail on over 45 acres of land!  
Inspiration Hills Camp and Retreat Center 
Name of Camp: Inspiration Hills 
Dates: June 8 - August 11                                                     
Ages: 1st - 12th Grade 
Price: $115 - $550 
Location: Inwood, IA 
Phone: 712-986-5193 
Description: Believe it or not…Summer is right around the corner! Join us at Inspiration Hills for a week to experience adventure, bonfires, swimming, horseback riding, chapels, worship and so much more! We feature a variety of different camps for all ages such as Day Camp, Saddle Up, Wilderness, Grand Camp, Lodge, Family Camp, and Take Me Fishing. Visit us at for more information on specific camps and registration. See you soon! 

Lost Timber Bible Camp 
Name of Camp: Lost Timber Bible Camp 
Dates: Breakaway Camp: June 7-13; Expedition Camp: June 14-20; Ignite Camp: June 21-27; Trailblazer 1 & 2 Camp: July 5-10 & July 12-17    
Ages: 3rd Grade - College Freshmen 
Price: $245 
Location: Chandler, MN 
Phone: 507-677-2555 
Description: Lost Timber is passionate about having fun, building relationships, and helping campers grow in their faith. More than just a safe and affordable place to have fun with friends; we are committed to building relationships with our campers so we can share with them the love of Christ and more importantly, show them the love of Christ. It is our commitment to building relationships and discipling campers that keep them coming back year after year. 
Lutherans Outdoors in South Dakota - CANCELLED 
Name of Camps: NeSoDak, Joy Ranch, Klein Ranch, and Outlaw Ranch 
Dates: June 7 - August 7 - Weekly                                  
Ages: All Ages 
Price: $300 - $700 
Location: Varies 
Phone: 800-888-1464 
Description: Lutherans Outdoors in South Dakota provides opportunities for all ages and all abilities to explore and experience love in community and creation. Our summer camps provide individuals and families the chance to spend a week, as faith becomes life.  
Swan Lake Christian Camp 
Name of Camp: Swan Lake Christian Camp 
Dates & Times
: Varies  
Ages: PreK and up 
Price: $25 - $260 
Location: Viborg, SD 
Phone:  605-326-5690 
Description: All are welcome to come and make great friends while experiencing a memorable week of camp on the shores of the quiet and beautiful Swan Lake.  Just 45 minutes from Sioux Falls, youth experience Christ through daily chapel, outdoor quiet times, life giving campfires and nightly cabin devotions. Fun activities throughout the day include archery, crafts, swimming, canoeing, and recreational games.