Summer Camp at LOMC

2020 Summer Camps at LOMC

GO INTO CREATION (Mark 16:15)

Summer Camp Programs Have Been Cancelled

We regret due to COVID-19, we need to cancel our summer camp programs.

FEATURED SUMMER CAMPS

2020 Summer Camp Schedule

AGE GROUPJune 07-12 (Week 1)June 14-19 (Week 2)June 21-26 (Week 3)June 28-30 (Week 4)July 5-10 (Week 5)July 12-17 (Week 6)July 19-24 (Week 7)July 26-31 (Week 8)
DAY CAMP (K-5)"Camp Out" Theme"Wet N' Wild" Theme"Art Show" Theme"Party in the USA" Theme (Mon.-Tue.)"Explore Creation" Theme"Marvelous Creatures" Theme"Happy Holidays" Theme"Super Hero" Theme
GRADES 1-2Exploring (Half-Week)Wet N' Wild (Half-Week)Party in the USA (Sun.-Tue.)Marvelous Creatures (Half-Week)Exploring (Half-Week)Wet N' Wild (Half-Week)
GRADES 3-5Experiencing (Half-Week)
Classic I
Wet n' Wild (Half-Week)
Explore Creation
Classic IParty in the USA (Sun.-Tue)Explore CreationMarvelous Creatures (Half-Week)Experiencing (Half-Week)
Classic I
Wet n' Wild (Half-Week)
GRADES 6-8Classic IIExplore CreationClassic II
Hammock City
Party in the USA (Sun.-Tue.)Explore Creation
Thrive Worship! (Sun.-Sun.)
Marvelous Creatures
Night Owls I
Classic II
Night Owls I
Hammock City
LEAD I
GRADES 9-12Classic IIIExplore CreationClassic III
Hammock City
Party in the USA (Sun.-Tue.)Thrive Worship! (Sun.-Sun.)THEKA (2 weeks)
Marvelous Creatures
Night Owls II
THEKA (continues)
Classic III
Night Owls II
Hammock City
LEAD II
FAMILY CAMP"Explore Creation" Theme (Half-Week)"Party in the USA" Theme (Sun.-Tue.)"Thrive Worship!" Theme (Half-Week)

Summer Camp Descriptions

Day Camp

Available all 8 weeks.

Age: Entering grades K-5

Monday-Friday

$120.00 (weekly)

Day camp is the perfect week of fun for campers who are not ready to sleep away from home.  Each week has activities specific to that week’s theme. Sign up for just one week or any number of weeks this summer.  Day camp includes: lunch, swimming, camp grandparent time, and devotions every week. Campers are dropped off between 8am-9am and picked up between 4pm-5pm.

Lunch and all activities included in the fee.

Exploring Camp

Dates:
June 7-12
July 19-24

Age: Entering grades 1-2

Half-Week Options: 
Sunday-Tuesday or Wednesday-Friday 

$260.00

Explore LOMC during a half week of camp designed for beginning overnight campers.  The week includes fun LOMC activities such as swimming, arts and crafts, large group games, hiking, and campfires.  Campers get a chance to rest at camp grandparent time and go to bed right after snack to help ensure they will have plenty of energy for all the fun the next day! 

Accommodations:
Air-conditioned Cabins

Experiencing Camp

Dates:
June 7-12
July 19-24

Age: Entering grades 3-5

Half-Week Options: 
Sunday-Tuesday or Wednesday-Friday 

$260.00

Is your kiddo ready to experience camp, but a whole week is too long?  Experiencing Camp is for our 3rd-5th grade campers who want to see what LOMC has to offer, but only stay a half week.  Campers will do many activities including team-building, arts and crafts, hiking, canoeing, swimming, and playing large group games. 

Accommodations:
Air-conditioned Cabins

Wet n’ Wild

Dates:
June 14-19
July 26-31

Age: Entering grades 1-2, 3-5

Half-Week Options: 
Sunday-Tuesday or Wednesday-Friday

$260.00

Time to dip your feet into the waters of LOMC!  Enjoy activities like swimming, canoeing in Paul’s Pond, water kickball, and water balloon fights all during this half week of camp.  While taking a break from the splishing and splashing, campers will be able to enjoy hiking around, team-building games, and yummy food all in the midst of learning about God. 

Accommodations:
Air-Conditioned Cabins

Party in the USA

Dates:
June 28-30

Age: Entering grades 1-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Half-Week: 
Sunday-Tuesday

$260.00

Come celebrate Independence Day with us at LOMC!  And what better way is there to celebrate than to enjoy some camp activities including swimming, canoeing, zip-lining, and hiking to name a few.  We will end our short week with a good ol’ fashioned 4th of July picnic and camp parade!

Accommodations:
Air-conditioned Cabins

Marvelous Creatures

Dates:
July 12-17

Age: Entering grades 1-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Grades 1-2 and 3-5 are half-week camps.
Sunday-Tuesday or Wednesday-Friday

$460.00 (full week)
$260.00 (half-week)

And where do we find them?  Why right here at LOMC! Join us in our prequel to Hogwarts Illinois Camp  as we journey to discover unknown creatures that may be living among us!  Cabin sorting, house points, potions, and a Quadwizard tournament will be back, but we will be adding new trivia and creature exploring to add a new twist!  Be ready for a brand new adventure!!

Accommodations:
Air-conditioned Cabins

Classic LOMC

Dates:
Classic I: June 7-12, June 21-26 and July 19-24
Classic II: June 7-12, June 21-26 and July 19-24
Classic III: June 7-12, June 21-26 and July 19-24

Age: Entering grades 3-5 (Classic I), 6-8 (Classic II), 9-12 (Classic III)

$460.00

Classic LOMC is the perfect choice for campers who want to experience all that camp has to offer.  Every LOMC activity will be packed into this week of fun! This includes: swimming, canoeing, hiking, camping out, archery, arts and crafts, gaga ball, zip-lining,and team-building.  Get back to LOMC’s roots and experience classic camp!

Accommodations:
Air-Conditioned Cabins and Tents

Explore Creation!

Dates:
June 14-19
July 5-10

Age: Entering grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

$460.00

We are blessed enough to have 640 beautiful acres here at LOMC to explore along with three beautiful state parks in close proximity.  In this camp we will explore God’s creation here at LOMC through hiking, environmental learning, and canoeing. Then we will take our camp on the road to Lowden State Park, Castle Rock State Park, Nachusa Grasslands and White Pines Forest State Park to hike, explore, and picnic each day.  When we return to LOMC, we will enjoy all camp’s activities such as swimming, archery, team-building, bible study, and zip lining. Let’s GO INTO CREATION!!

Accommodations:
Air-Conditioned Cabins and Tents

Night Owls

Dates:
July 12-17
July 19-24

Age: Entering grades 6-8, 9-12

$460.00

This camp is for night owls who dislike getting up in the morning!  Each night bedtime is pushed back to allow campers to adjust to a late-night schedule.  Night games, hikes, swims, and cook- outs are just a few of the fun activities campers will experience during this week.  Campers sleep-in each day and stay up later each night and then work their way back to normal daylight hours by the end of the week. 

Accommodations:
Air-conditioned Cabins and Tents

LEAD

Dates:
July 26-31

Age: Entering grades 6-8, 9-12

$460.00

LEAD (Leadership Exploration and Development) is for those campers who want to gain valuable leadership skills at camp.  This week-long camp will give campers the opportunity to dive into what it means to be a servant leader, just like Jesus was.  While you aren’t canoeing, playing Gaga ball, or hiking around our prairie, we will prepare you in leadership workshops that will help you become a leader in your church, and your community. 

Accommodations:
Air-Conditioned Cabins and Tents

Hammock City

Dates:
June 21-26
July 26-31

Age: Entering grades 6-8, 9-12

$460.00

Come hang out at our Hammock City where campers will sleep, rest, relax, and enjoy all of God’s beautiful creation!  Make sure you bring your favorite hammock and straps or let us know and you can borrow one of ours. While you aren’t nesting, you will enjoy all of the great activities that camp has to offer.
(Space is limited to 10 campers)

Accommodations:
Hammocks and Tents
(Cabins for inclement weather)

Thrive! Worship Camp

Dates:
Sunday through Sunday
July 5-12

Age: Entering grades 6-8, 9-12

$520.00

Based on our summer theme bible verse:  Go into the World and Proclaim the Gospel to the whole Creation; youth will spend Sunday through Thursday working together on creating a unique intergenerational worship experience-then the group will spend Friday night through Sunday taking the worship experience to at least three different churches.  Using music, media, arts, prayer, liturgy, drama and more; campers will plan and lead a worshipful experience that is inspirational, scripture-based, active and experiential for all ages. While they’re not planning worship, they will be able to experience LOMC and the outdoor activities that we have to offer.

Accommodations:
Air-conditioned Cabins

Theka

Dates:
July 12-24
Two-Week Camp

Age: Entering grades 10-12

$560.00
Special Note:
The first 10 participants to sign up for THEKA will receive a $100 scholarship off the fee. Special thanks to Gene Wilhelm who set up this tremendous opportunity!

Theka is a two-week camp in which participants learn what it means to support each other, lead other campers, and build up LOMC.  Thekans (or counselors-in-training) spend the first week learning skills needed to be a camp counselor which includes focused learning on Bible teachings, leading Bible studies, songs, and camp activities.  During the second week, Thekans are placed with program camps and work alongside LOMC staff to lead campers through the week. Live out your dream and experience what it is like to be a camp counselor at LOMC!

Accommodations:
Air-Conditioned Cabins and Tents

Family Camp

Dates:
June 14-19 (Explore Creation)
June 28-30 (Party in the USA)
July 5-10 (Thrive Worship!)

Half-Week Options: 
Sunday-Tuesday or Wednesday-Friday

$260.00 per person
4 years and under free.

LOMC isn’t just for kids, it’s for the whole family!  Whether you are 2 years old or 92, LOMC has fun activities for everyone!  Bring the whole family for a 1/2 week of fun and relaxation. Lodging is in our beautiful and hotel-quality Freedom Tree Village.  Check out our three opportunities of themed Family Camps this summer:

Accommodations:
Freedom Tree Village
Visit the link above to find out more about our exceptional adult/family lodges. We provide the sheets and towels and you enjoy a comfortable hotel-like experience.

Team Camp!

Dates:
Your church picks their full or half-week option from our 8 available weeks.

Age: Entering grades 3-5, 6-8

Half-Week Options: 
Sunday-Tuesday or Wednesday-Friday

$435 per person full week
$260 per person for a half week/two night experience.

CLICK HERE to find out ALL about Team Camp!

Church leaders can bring their groups to LOMC for a week of relationship building. Bring your junior highers OR your younger 3-5th grade students. Of course you can bring them all! Staff will provide the majority of the programming freeing you up to having faithful fun with your group. Build up your group in this exciting week and head back to your church with unforgettable memories and a stronger commitment to each other and God.

Accommodations:
Air-Conditioned Cabins

Accommodations For Leaders (Optional):
Freedom Tree Village
Visit the link above to find out more about our exceptional adult/family lodges. We provide the sheets and towels and you enjoy a comfortable hotel-like experience.