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ArcheryCampers get to experience the thrill of archery and walk away with enthusiasm for their new-found skill!
Arts & CraftsCampers will use many different media throughout the week to inspire imagination and create works of art!
AstronomyView the night sky through one of Lutherhill’s three telescopes while reflecting on a devotion about the heavens!
Axe ThrowingLearn the art of precision and focus as you take aim at bullseyes. With a perfect blend of excitement and safety, axe throwing promises an unforgettable experience for every camper.
Camp GamesWe call this All Camp, where all the villages come together each evening to participate in camp-wide games.
Campfire And S’moresWhat more is there to say? Our most nostalgic past time.
CanteenThe clubhouse of Lutherhill! Campers can stop by for a snack & drink while playing a game of carpetball, foosball or ping pong.
Daily Bread ProjectWith the Lord’s Prayer we ask God to ‘give us this day our daily bread’. God invites us to share what we have with others. Through the Daily Bread Project we learn more about the needs in the world and God’s invitation for us to love our neighbors.
Gaga BallChallenge your cabin to a game! Like dodgeball, but played in an arena by rolling a ball at another player and getting them out by hitting their legs. Gaga Ball can be played in a free-for-all or cabin against cabin.
High RopesA heart-pounding, adrenaline-rushing, palm-sweating good time. You can brave the giant swing, rock wall or zip line. Or tackle the power pole and team course. No one leaves unchallenged, and everyone has fun!
Hillside StoreTake home a little bit of camp with the perfect souvenir from the Hillside Store. Deposit money in your happy camper’s account at registration, anything they don’t spend will be returned at the end of the week.
LabyrinthWalk a sacred path in the labyrinth. This ancient meditation tool has only one path to the center and one path to exit. Whether you go fast or slow, we look for God along the way.
Low RopesThrough a variety of silly, complex, creative activities - campers develop new problem-solving skills while working together to accomplish a common goal.
9 Square In The AirA whole new spin on 4 square! Played above your head, this group activity is fast-paced and a whole ton of fun!
Night SwimMake a splash under the stars in the pool.
Out CampEnjoy a night under the stars. Make your own campfire dinner. Build cabin community, learn about nature, play outdoor games, AND sway in hammocks and snooze in tree houses.
PondHome to the Blob, our giant water trampoline, and our Jungle Joe - Floating Waterslide. Campers can climb up the large structure on one side or fly down the slide on the other. Make a splash!
PoolThis 100,000-gallon pool is the best way to cool off. The diving board is a fun way to make a big splash!
Sling Shot RangeTake aim at the perfect target with this good ol’ past-time. You can use the clay pellets for a noisy reward or try out the paintballs to get creative.
SportsVolleyball, Basketball, Soccer, Hula-hoop, Ultimate Frisbee, Frisbee Golf, and Kitty-pool Kick-ball!
Nature TimeExplore camp in new ways. Focus on God’s creation through activities such as GPS navigated tours of camp, scavenger hunts, or a nature walk.
Zoom FloomThis 60-foot water slide is like none you’ve ever seen! Safe, fast and fun, the Zoom Floom is a BIG waterslide guaranteed to make a big splash!
As your camper grows so do the activities available to your camper. We believe in having a program that meets the developmental needs and abilities of campers and encourages physical, spiritual, and emotional growth.
Our youngest campers, Alphas (completed 1st or 2nd grade) get to enjoy the experience of camp and spend time away from home for half of a week (3-night stay). Alphas experience the quintessential camp experience complete with campfire & s’mores.
Youngns (completed 2nd or 3rd grade) get to continue the fun and experience the best week ever!
Yearlings (completed 4th-6th grade) stay for the full week, spend the night at Outcamp in our treehouse village, and challenge themselves on the giant swing.
Jr. High/Confirmation (completed 6th-8th grade) stay for the full week, spend the night at Outcamp in our treehouse village and challenge themselves on the full ropes course and night swing.
Jr. High Connect
Jr. High Connect campers have the opportunity to stay 2 full weeks at camp. This program connects two Jr. High programs - Jr. High Camp and Jr. High Adventure - with a weekend stay at Lutherhill. The weekend will include activities and community time.
LYLE (LYLE 1: completed 9th or 10th grade; LYLE 2: completed 10th or 11th grade OR LYLE 1) stay for two weeks, spend the night at Outcamp in our treehouse village, challenge themselves on the full ropes course and spend intentional time in leadership development.
Adventure programs experience all Lutherhill has to offer while traveling off-site to adventure and service opportunities. Jr. High programs go on day trips, Sr. High programs stay off-site overnight.
Onsite Day Camp
Onsite Day Camp is held at Lutherhill in La Grange for youth who have completed Kindergarten through 5th grade! Campers experience action packed days of camp life just like our overnight campers complete with their own counselors.