Walcamp offers a fun, safe environment for youth and persons of all ages to build relationships with God and with others, to experience nature and to grow as an individual and as part of a community.
Summer Camp Online Registration opens November 2018
2019 Summer Theme
In Psalms and elsewhere, God is described as a Rock and a Refuge. Campers this summer will explore concrete, physical aspects of nature - rocks - to ground spiritual discussions about a present – yet invisible – God. Inspired by the 2019 LCMS National Youth Gathering: "Real. Present. God." Life Rock looks at the reality of this almighty, invisible God in our lives, and compares the different types of prayer we can use when communicating with Him.
2019 Summer Programs
Program options and availablilty subject to change.
A great value for your summer day care needs--
Canoe on a lake, hike in the woods, wade in a river, and still be home by dinner! It’s day camp at a real camp. Programming runs from 8:00 am to 5:00pm. Campers will enjoy lunch in our dining hall (Included in price) and will have the opportunity to purchase snacks at our camp store. For more details please click here.
Weekly June 25th - August 3rd
Cost $175/Week ($35/Day)
CLASSIC CAMP and CHILDREN’S CAMP
Camp as it has been for the last 52 years! Enjoy a week exploring Walcamp and learning about the love of Jesus in a fun new way! Campers canoe, swim, hike, play games, build craft projects, shoot archery, roast s’mores, and exploring God’s creation with old and new friends through Bible Study and fun.
Classic Camp Ages 9-14
Children’s Camp Ages 6-8
Excited about the fun at camp but not ready to stay a week? These sessions offer the same activities as a full week of exploration camp, and are designed to make sure that everyone can enjoy camp, no matter their age.
Live it up like you’re nocturnal during this week of midnight madness! Sleep all day and stay out all night while you learn about the night life of animals, go behind the scenes at a late night restaurant, and learn about the stars and God’s creativity on an AWE-stronomy hike.
Hold onto your hats because this week at Horse camp is a wild ride! Spend time every day at Eagles Wings Equestrian Center in Kirkland, Illinois getting to know your new trusty steed and learning how to ride like a champion. Eagles Wings is a Christian Equestrian center where you learn about the roles horses play in God’s Word.
TREE HOUSE VILLAGE
Live sleepover style with friends, cook over a campfire, live a rustic more outdoors life but still have a cabin in the trees. Campers grow in community and find skills they never knew they had in this week of exploration and discovery. Allow God to transform you as you live and play in His amazing creation.
Live in the wilderness and make your own shelter out of what God provides. Campers learn life skills, independence, team work, and experience a new adventure. Leave technology behind and experience God in His amazing creation.
White Sox Baseball Camp-
Kids of all skill levels and experience are welcome! Campers are divided by age and skill level, with instruction tailored to your child. Campers work on the following skills throughout the week, reinforcing them through fun games each day:
Professional coaches from the White Sox organization have helped build this summer camp program, and the student to instructor ratio will be 10:1 or less. All players will be divided by age and ability level.
Each camper will also receive the following:
During the week of camp, each player will participate in a special White Sox Skills Competition. The Top 40 qualifiers in each age group throughout the summer will compete in our Champions Day finals on Guaranteed Rate Field in September.
The Baseball Portion of Camp will run from 8:30-11:30 M-Thursday. The rest of the day will be spent doing other camp activities such as Canoeing, Archery, Swimming etc..
Week Long Sleepaway Camp
Training Camp + Walcamp Day Camp
Mon-Fri 8:00am thru 5:30pm
White Sox Acadamy Only
Get excited for a week of Paint-balling while learning about the teamwork and stragegy that goes into the game. Spend time on each of Walcamp's paintball courses using the terrain to your advantage. Equipment and paint is provided.
Our Teen Leaders program is designed to help 8th and 9th graders make the transistion from camper to Junoir Staff. Participants will enjoy 1 weeks of spiritual and leadership training filled with tips on working with the cabin groups, peers and staff, followed by a week attached to a cabin group just like a Junior Staff member.
Camp Agape - Camp for persons with special needs:
Walcamp is an accredited member of ACA. The American Camp Association is a community of camp professionals who, for over 100 years, have joined together to share knowledge and experience and to ensure the quality of camp programs.