Specialty Camps

Navigators Camp

NOT OFFERED IN 2018

Age: 9-13 yrs old

Date: Sunday, July XX to Thursday, July XX

Camp Facilitator: TBD
*Deposit: $150.00     Balance Due May 31st: $110.00
*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.

Which way to go? So many paths to choose from. So many signs to learn. How do we direct our steps? Enjoy four days in Navigator Camp to find directions via a compass and a GPS, understand how to read a road map, and explore the heavens for marking seasons via sun, moon, and stars.  We will also seek an eternal direction navigating the true path outlined in the Bible. Bible stories will help to illustrate how God is our best compass and has the perfect road map for our life. Campers will spend up to four hours a day with this specific activity. The rest of the day will include many other favorite camp activities. Campers will be involved in a daily Bible lesson, worship, and devotions. Each day will conclude with a snack and Campfire. 

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

Campers may attend this camp for $225.00 if registered and attend 
another 6-day Camp Shipshewana session.

 

Archery Camp 2018

Age: 9-13 yrs old
Date: Sunday, July 1st to Thursday, July 4th

Camp Facilitator: Rev. Jim Garrett
*Deposit: $150.00     Balance Due May 31st: $110.00
*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.

Take aim at the Bulls eye! Learn how to safely shoot a bow and arrow. Enjoy various games and challenges on the archery range. Campers will spend up to four hours a day with this specific activity. The rest of the day will include many other favorite camp activities too. Campers will be involved in a daily bible lesson, worship, and devotions. Each day will conclude with a snack and Campfire.

Registration @ 3:30 pm  *  Closing Program, Thursday @ 4:30 pm
4 Nights / 12 Meals / 1 Excursion 
Please join us for the FREE Family Picnic after the Closing Program!

Campers may attend this camp for $225.00 if registered and attend 
another 6-day Camp Shipshewana session.

 

Tall Tales & Truth (T3)

NOT OFFERED IN 2018

Age: 9-13 yrs old

Date: Sunday, July XX to Thursday, July XX
Camp Facilitiator: TBD

*Deposit: $150.00     Balance Due May 31st: $110.00
*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.

Fables, Myths, Folk Lore. Fairytales. Who does not like a good story? Did you know that there are only seven story plot lines? All stories have a special message that delights the listener. Would you like to learn how to weave a good story? We will explore how to create mental images, develop characters, use voice inflections and body motions to incite emotions. Jesus is the best story teller of all time. We will look at many of his stories, called Parables, that he used to teach his followers. Campers will spend up to four hours a day with this specific activity. The rest of the day will include many other favorite camp activities. Campers will be involved in a daily Bible lesson, worship, and devotions. Each day will conclude with a snack and Campfire.

Registration @ 3:30 pm  *  Closing Program, Thursday @ 5:00 pm
4 Nights / 12 Meals 
Please join us for the FREE Family Picnic after the Closing Program!

Campers may attend this camp for $225.00 if registered and attend 
another 6-day Camp Shipshewana session.

 

Cooking Camp 2018

Age: 9-13 yrs old
Date: Sunday, July 8th to Thursday, July 12th
Camp Facilitator: TBD

*Deposit: $150.00     Balance Due May 31st: $110.00
*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.

What did God's children eat during bible times?Come to Cooking Camp to explore some of the foods talked about in the bible. Learn why certain foods were prepared for holy ceremonies and out of necessity. Search the scriptures for references of spices and why they were used. Enjoy an opportunity to prepare a receipe to cook indoors.  Experience cooking outdoors over a fire, on a stick, wrapped in foil and in a cast iron pot.  Activities will be focused around nutrition and healthy eating habits.Campers will spend up to four hours a day with this specific activity. The rest of the day will include many other favorite camp activities too. Campers will be involved in a daily bible lesson, worship, and devotions. Each day will conclude with a snack and Campfire.

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

Campers may attend this camp for $225.00 if registered and attend 
another 6-day Camp Shipshewana session.


Sports Camp 2018

Age: 9-13 yrs old
Date: Sunday, July 8th to Thursday, July 12th
Camp Facilitator: TBD

*Deposit: $150.00     Balance Due May 31st: $110.00
*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.

Do you enjoy sports? Wanna mix it up on the court, field, or in water? Then Sports Camp is for you! Enjoy many various sporting activities, contests & tournaments such as: tetherball, 1-on-1 & 3-on-3 basketball, a challenging obstacle course, swimming, beach-style volleyball, shuffleboard, ping pong, air hockey, soccer, boating races, archery, punt, pass & kick. Many opportunities for competitions as an individual and for teams. A fitness routine will begin the morning to help wake up the campers . . .  and staff.  The camp objective is to illustrate how we all have many talents to make up the body of Christ. We will also discuss the character habits for winning and losing. Campers will spend up to four hours a day with this specific activity. The rest of the day will include many other favorite camp activities too. Campers will be involved in a daily bible lesson, worship, and devotions. Each day will conclude with a snack and Campfire.

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

Campers may attend this camp for $225.00 if registered and attend 
another 6-day Camp Shipshewana session.

 

* 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.