Bible Camps

Parent - Child Resident Camp 2018

Age: 4-14 yrs old & Adults
Date: Friday, June 8th to Sunday, June 10th
Camp Facilitator: Camp Shipshewana Summer Staff

*Deposit: $60.00 each     Balance Due May 31st: $50.00 each
*The Total Camp Fee equals the sum of the Deposit Payment and Balance Due Payment.

Registrations paid in full by April 30th receive a gift certificate redeemable in the Brethren Retreat's Novelty Nook.

Parents- What are you doing to nurture the spiritual formation of your Child? Take them to Camp Shipshewana this year to establish a strong foundation between you. There are many fun activities to choose from to create life long memories to share. Come to Camp Shipshewana and enjoy activities like swimming, canoeing, crafts, Bible stories, campfire, games and archery.  The Parent-Child Camp schedule will be full of choices to allow you to spend time in a variety of activities to enhance your camp experience. Lodging will be dormitory style in the Retreat Haus. This camp coincides with GrandCamp and Family Fishing Weekend activities.

Registration @ 6:30 pm, Friday  *  Camp Concludes: Sunday 12:00 pm
2-Nights / 5-Meals 

Family Fishing Weekend 2018

Age: 4 yrs - Adult

Date: Friday, June 8th to Sunday, June 10th
Camp Facilitator: Camp Shipshewana Summer Staff

*Deposit: $60.00 each     Balance Due May 31st: $50.00 each
*The Total Camp Fee equals the sum of the Deposit Payment and Balance Due Payment.

Registrations paid in full by April 30th receive a gift certificate redeemable in the Brethren Retreat's Novelty Nook.

Kick off your family's summer fun early. Fish all weekend on beautiful Shipshewana Lake. Need a boat? Need a pole? Need bait? We got it! You catch the fish - bass, perch, bluegill, crappie, and more. A Family Fun Fish Fry will be enjoyed on Saturday night. Morning Devotions and prayer time will be offered at Breakfast. A special time of worship around a campfire will conclude the day. Enjoy five hearty meals and two snacks during the weekend. Bring the whole family! This camp coincides with Parent-Child Camp and Grand Camp activities.  

Registration @ 6:30 pm, Friday  *  Camp Concludes: Sunday 12:00 pm
2-Nights / 5-Meals

Grand Camp 2018

Age: 4-12 yrs old & Adults
Date: Friday, June 8th to Sunday, June 10th
Camp Facilitator: Camp Shipshewana Summer Staff

*Deposit: $60.00 each     Balance Due May 31st: $50.00 each
*The Total Camp Fee equals the sum of the Deposit Payment and Balance Due Payment.

Registrations paid in full by April 30th receive a gift certificate redeemable in the Brethren Retreat's Novelty Nook.

 

This is a great opportunity to create a life long memory with your Grandchild and Grandparent.  The Grand Camp schedule will be full of choices to allow you to spend time in a variety of activities to enhance your Grand Camp experience.  Only a few large group activities will be planned during this 2-day camp.  Lodging will be dormitory style in the Retreat Haus. This camp coincides with ParentChild & Family Fishing Weekend activities.

Registration @ 6:30 pm, Friday  *  Camp Concludes: Sunday 12:00 pm
2-Nights / 5-Meals

Mini Bible Camp 2018

Age: 6-8 yrs old
Date: Sunday, July 22nd to Tuesday, July 24th 1st 
Camp Facilitator: TBD

*Deposit: $70.00     Balance Due May 31st: $63.00
*The Total Camp Fee equals the sum of the Deposit Payment and Balance Due Payment.

Mini Camp is a short version of other Bible Camps. Program emphasis includes: explaining "Who is Jesus?", Books of the Bible, being responsible for self, and stressing the need to obey parents. Mini-Camp also involves time for many simple and fun games for the campers to participate in. Mini-Camp is an excellent program for providing young children a chance to develop confidence and independence, as well as familiarizing campers with the Brethren Retreat at Shipshewana Lake facility.

Registration @ 3:30pm, Sunday  *  Closing Program, Tuesday @ 4:30pm
2-Nights / 7-Meals
Please join us for a FREE Family Picnic after the Closing Program!

 

Fuel Camp 2018

Age: 8-11 yrs old
Date: Sunday, June 24th to Saturday, June 30th
Camp Facilitator: TBD

*Deposit: $185.00     Balance Due May 31st: $180.00
*The Total Camp Fee equals the sum of the Deposit Payment and Balance Due Payment.

Registrations paid in full by April 30th receive a gift certificate redeemable in the Brethren Retreat's Novelty Nook.

Find the Fuel to grow your faith and create stronger friendships for a whole week. Fuel Camp is an excellent opportunity for children to develop new friendships and explore the need for accepting Jesus Christ as their personal savior.  Program emphasis includes: Bible memorization and promoting friendships. Bible stories and characters are utilized as practical illustrations for the need to be responsible, obey parents, and live honestly. College age staff serve as role models for campers to emulate these qualities in life. Fuel Camp also involves exciting activities which promotes participation and friendly competition in a safe environment.

Registration @ 3:30pm, Sunday  *  Closing Program, Saturday @ 10:00am
6-Nights / 17-Meals
Please join us for a FREE Family Picnic after the Closing Program!


Ignite Camp 2018

Age: 11-14 yrs old
Date: Sunday, June 17th to Saturday, June 23rd
Camp Facilitator: TBD

*Deposit: $185.00     Balance Due May 31st: $180.00
*The Total Camp Fee equals the sum of the Deposit Payment and Balance Due Payment.

Registrations paid in full by April 30th receive a gift certificate redeemable in the Brethren Retreat's Novelty Nook.

Ignite your life with new experiences, more friends, and a stronger faith. Ignite Camp involves many interesting recreational activities that challenge Jr. High Youth to cooperate as a group in order to succeed.  Ignite Camp embraces the individual needs of a camper seeking biblical answers to overcome the struggles faced at home, school, and with life in general. College-age staff serve as leaders to guide activities, and discussions in a secure environment. Campfire testimonies are a traditional favorite of this camp.

Registration @ 3:30pm, Sunday  *  Closing Program, Saturday @ 10:00am
6-Nights / 17-Meals
Please join us for a FREE Family Picnic after the Closing Program!

Blaze Camp 2018

Age: 14 - Senior in High School
Date: Sunday, July 1st to Thursday, July 5th 
Camp Facilitator: TBD

*Deposit: $131.00     Balance Due May 31st: $123.00
*The Total Camp Fee equals the sum of the Deposit Payment and Balance Due Payment.

Registrations paid in full by April 30th receive a gift certificate redeemable in the Brethren Retreat's Novelty Nook.

Blaze a trail into life with passion and power to serve Jesus Christ. Blaze Camp offers distinctive memories developed in a unique community of Sr. High Youth and young adult leaders.  Campers are guided by young adult couples in answering questions about college, careers, and God's will for their life. Lifelong friendships are welded together as campers share their fears and hopes for the future.  Many opportunities to experience leadership roles allow campers to develop Christian leadership skills. The love of Jesus Christ shared in Blaze Camp is an assurance of security as the future unfolds.  Experience Blaze Camp to power your future.

Registration @ 3:30 pm, Sunday  *  Closing Worship: Thursday @ 4:30 pm
4-Nights / 12-Meals 
Please join us for the FREE Family Picnic after the Closing Worship

CIT Camp 2018

Age: 14-16 yrs old (by September 1st)
CIT Counselor: TBD

*Deposit: $56.00     Balance Due May 31st: $55.00
*The Total Camp Fee equals the sum of the Deposit Payment and Balance Due Payment.


C.I.T. Camp is a weekly training program to develop servant leadership characteristics. Only five C.I.T. positions are available each week. C.I.T. Campers share in developing a team bond, daily devotions, facility improvement project, large group camper activities, support roles in camp food service & housekeeping, managing the Canteen, opportunities for Christian camping careers, and a special C.I.T team outing. C.I.T. Camp is hard work with lots of fun. Explore God’s call on your life through a week of serving as a C.I.T at Camp Shipshewana 2017. Application process required. Applications can be downloaded from the "Get Involved" section of the website.

Registration @  3:00 pm, Sunday  *  Camp Concludes @ 12:00 pm, Saturday (6-day) & 5:30 pm Thursday (4-day)

 

* The camp fee is split between a deposit payment due by April 30th and a balance payment due by May 31st. The total camp fee equals the sum of the Deposit Payment and Balance Due Payment. Credit Card payments may be made in four equal installments (February 28th, March 28th, April 28th, & May 28th). A non-refundable/transferable deposit of $100.00 will be retained for non payment or cancelation of registrations.