Adventure Camps

Pioneer Camp 2022

Horseshoe Acres @ The Brethren Retreat

Age: 10-12 yrs old
Date: Sunday, July 10th to Saturday, July 16th
Camp Facilitator: TBD
*Deposit: $200.00
Balance Due May 31st: $184.00
*The Total Camp Fee equals the sum of the Deposit Payment and Balance Due Payment.

Registrations paid in full by May 15th receive a gift certificate redeemable in the Brethren Retreat’s Novelty Nook.

Enjoy a week of wilderness camping on Camp Shipshewana’s Horseshoe Acres. Pioneer Campers will set a base camp near the picnic shelter on Horseshoe Acres. Each day campers will pioneer to different locations to experience God’s creation. Pioneer Camp will offer campers canoeing on gentle rivers, hiking through county parks, conquering a challenge course, and visiting a Nature Center. Campers will learn how to set up and pack away their tent, cook meals over a campfire, and other wilderness skills. Each daily adventure will begin with a devotional. A time for evening snacks, reflection, and praise around a crackling campfire will conclude the day.

Registration @ 3:00 pm, Sunday  *  Closing Program, Saturday @ 10:30 am
6 Nights / 17 Meals / 4 Excursions
Please join us for the FREE Family Picnic after the Closing Program on Horseshoe Acres.

BlazeX Camp 2022 (Blaze Camp Extended)

  

Age: 14-18 yr olds
Date: Thursday, July 7th to Saturday July 9th
Camp Facilitator: TBD
*Deposit: $60.00
Balance Due May 31st: $52.00
*The total camp fee is the sum of the Deposit and the Balance Due payment.

Registrations paid in full by May 15th receive a gift certificate redeemable in the Brethren Retreat’s Novelty Nook.

You asked for it. Here it is. Blaze Camp – extended. Enjoy two more days of Blaze Camp with your friends on Horseshoe Acres. Friday will include an off-site canoe trip and picnic. Enjoy sleeping in a tent and cooking over a campfire. Relax with a time of reflection and recreation in God’s creation. Morning devotionals and evening campfires inspire campers and staff alike. 

Registration @  6:00 pm, Thursday         Camp Concludes: 11:00 am, Saturday

2 nights   /  4 meals  /  1 Excursion

* The camp fee is split between a deposit payment due by May 15th 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 cancellation of registrations.


Past Camps not offered in 2022

Jr. High Canoe Camp

Horseshoe Acres @ The Brethren Retreat

NOT OFFERED IN 2022

Age: 13-16 yrs old
Date: Sunday, July 2023 to Saturday, July 2023
Camp Facilitator: TBD
*Deposit: $222.00
Balance Due May 31st: $190.00
*The Total Camp Fee equals the sum of the Deposit Payment and Balance Due Payment.

Registrations paid in full by May 15th receive a gift certificate redeemable in the Brethren Retreat’s Novelty Nook

Do you like water? Come to Canoe Camp!  Each day campers will canoe a different river or lake in the Shipshewana area to experience God’s creation. Jr Hi Canoe Campers will be challenged by a week of wilderness camping near the picnic shelter on Camp Shipshewana’s Horseshoe Acres. Daily devotionals inspire campers and staff alike. A time for evening snacks, reflection, and praise around a crackling campfire will conclude the day. Enjoy a week learning how to survive in a tent (provided) and eat food cooked over a campfire. Friday will be a time of reflection upon the Biblical applications experienced through various activities during the week. Step away from your digital life to experience God’s gift to you – CREATION.

Registration @ 3:00 pm, Sunday  *  Camp Concludes, Saturday @ 10:30 am

6 Nights / 17 Meals / 5 excursions totaling approximately 250 Miles