Summer Bible Camp Opportunities

The warmth of the Minnesota summer sun will come before we know it! Now is the time to plan for summer mission trips and camps! Summer Bible Camps and Mission trips are a mountain-top faith experience for our young people!  It is our hope that each child has an opportunity to attend at least one Bible camp during their faith journey! Please don't let cost be a barrier, we will help fundraise and provide assistance if needed to make sure that everyone is able to attend. We have opportunities for all ages.  Please review the information below and if you have any questions about any camp information, please contact Amanda at  or Pastor Heather at

Luther Crest Bible Camp

Luther Crest Bible Camp, Alexandria, Minnesota July 19- July 24

Kids ages 2nd grade-8th grade are invited to join Amanda at Luther Crest Bible Camp.  This is an excellent introduction into camp for "first time campers." Luther Crest Bible Camp has a wonderful program staff and fantastic faith building opportunities.    Amanda will stay onsite and support campers all week in their many adventures such as canoeing, rock climbing, zip lining, Bible studies and worship.  We will set up carpools to help with transportation and we will begin fundraising soon! Please let Amanda know as soon as possible if your child is interested in going to camp and contact if you have and questions. 

St. John’s has a “group hold” for the week of July 19-24.  Use code 20Stjohns719  and register at  This code will expire with the early bird discount on 02/14/2019 at 11:00 pm.  We will plan to fundraise for half the cost of this trip, please register to take advantage of the early bird discount. 

Sugar Creek Bible Camp River Boating

Ferryville, Wisconsin  July 5-10, July 12-17, July 19-24.  

Our High School youth group (completed grades 8-11).  This camp experience that is a beloved program for St. John’s students. High School Students will be going the weeks of July 5-10 and July 12-17, 19-24.  On this trip down the Mississippi River  you can explore the dunes, swim, slide, boat, laugh, and play in the beauty of God’s amazing creation! Enjoy campfires and Bible study on the sandbars as well as intentional community-building activities. Each boat group consists of up to 10 campers and 2 counselors, one of whom is a lifeguard. This is a fantastic experience for high school youth!

For more information and to register, check out Sugar Creek’s website:

Family Camp at Green Lake Bible Camp July 5-10

Join Pastor Heather at Green Lake Bible Camp in Wilmer, MN for a week of family camp. Mornings are spent in Bible study (adults with pastor and kids with counselors) and afternoons are all about camp activities: swimming, crafting, and lounging. Don’t forget evening campfires! July 5-10 For more information and to register, check out the Green Lake Website:

Questions about any camp information? Please contact Amanda at  or Pastor Heather at

Boundary Waters August 2-7

Boundary Waters Wilderness Canoe Base is a Lutheran camp at the end of the Gun Flint Trail in Northern Minnesota. Everyone has an opportunity to  strengthen faith, build teamwork and come away with more confidence in themselves and their group. The entire trip will be spent on trail, canoeing and camping in the boundary waters. This trip is for youth who will have completed 7th grade thru 12th grade – they will join Amanda Boe on this canoeing adventure. Fundraising goals are to reduce the cost to half, depending on the size of the group, another adult volunteer may be needed. 

Please let Amanda know as soon as possible if your child is interested in going to the Boundary Waters. 


Please contact Amanda at with any questions regarding the trip.

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