Summer Camps

How to register

  • All youth may attend Camp Shipshewana, regardless of church affiliation
  • Complete and sign BOTH the REGISTRATION and MEDICAL FORMS.
  • Use a separate registration for each camp attended and each camper.
  • Include a $75.00 non-refundable non-transferable deposit per camper by
    April 30th.
  • When you register through the BRC office, make check payable to the BRETHREN RETREAT
  • If you attend one of the Indiana District Brethren Churches, please register through your church.
  • Please send in balance of camp fee by June 15.

What to bring

Modest Swimsuit
Outdoor Clothing
Insect Repellent
Comfortable Shoes
Laundry Bag
Notebook & Pen

What to leave at home

Tape Recorders
Portable Stereos
Cell Phones
Game Boys
Game Systems
Electronic Games
Excessive Snacks
CD Players
DVD Players
Animals or Pets

Whats new?

Download 2008 Program Registration form

For Your Infomation (FYI)

  • Some Adventure camps fill up quickly. Register early to be assured of a space. Registrations beyond capacity will be placed on a waiting list.
  • Visitation permitted only on opening and closing days.
  • There are no early pick ups for Adventure Camps
  • Adventure Camper check-in begins at 3:00 pm Sunday
  • On the final day of Pioneer Camp, parents are invited to the closing program at 10:30 am. Pioneer Camp's closing program is at Horseshoe Acres. Picnic lunch will be provided for all Pioneer camper families following the Closing Program.
  • Campers who attend an Indiana District Brethren Church, please check with your church about camp registration procedures, church support, and paying for camp fees.
  • Since Adventure camps are \"off-site,\" there is no ability for campers to receive delivery of E-mail and/or faxes.
  • It is the Brethren Retreat's policy that all insurance claims are sent to the parent/guardian's insurance company first.
  • Rules for acceptance and participation in the program are the same for everyone without regard to race, color, sex, age, handicap, or national origin. Any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against in any USDA-related activity should write to: Secretary of Agriculture, Washington DC 20250.
  • Help keep the Brethren Retreat beautiful. Avoid littering, graffiti and vandalism.
  • There is not a closing program for Jr Hi and Sr Hi closing programs. Campers will be available to depart camp following gear clean up which is normally around 10:30 am
  • Father Son Camp concludes by 2:30 pm on Sunday.