Exciting news for the Camp Emmaus Endowment - a generous donor has stepped up to provide a matching/challenge gift of $10,000 to encourage giving in the month of June. If you would like to double your donation, please consider giving via check or our online portal by 6/30/23 (Endowment is listed in the donation drop-down): https://campemmaus.churchcenter.com/giving
Contact for Questions:📞 (224)-391-7873
Camp Emmaus is a Christian camp where everyone is welcome to experience community and faith in the midst of creation. Established in 1948 by the Illinois/Wisconsin District of the Church of the Brethren, the camp covers almost 100 acres in scenic Ogle County.
Our 2023 summer camp theme is “What’s in a Name?” Come down the Emmaus road, roll through the gate, and encounter God in a fresh, new way!
YOUNG AT HEART
JULY 21-23, ages 18 and up, $110 You’re never too old for camp! Come for a weekend of your favorite camp memories, with great meals, good friends, and a variety of activities, including discussion sessions on current topics, campfires, games, hiking around camp, and more. Camp begins 4 p.m. Friday and ends 2 p.m. Sunday.
AUG. 5-6, finished grades 1-2 (w/ adult) $95. Kids in first and second grades can bring an adult with them to experience overnight camp for the first time. Get a taste of some favorite camp moments and experience God in a new way! Youth doing counselor-in-training help with the camp. Begins Saturday at 9 a.m. and ends Sunday at 10 a.m.
SR. HIGH YOUTH
JULY 9-15, finished grades 9-12, $385 Directors: Sara Garner, Aaron Gerdes Youth currently in senior high can come together for a week of campfires, Bible study, family groups, games, workshops, good food, and a special love feast led by the seniors, who also cap off the week with their senior sharing. Camp begins Sunday at 4 p.m. and ends Saturday at 2 p.m.
JULY 16-20, finished grades 3-5, $280 Directors: Ralph Miner, Simmia Pearson The camp week expands for kids in third through fifth grade, with five days of fun-filled camping goodness. Enjoy all the traditional fun activities of camp along with sessions on our Bible theme and lots of delicious food. Camp begins Sunday at 4 p.m. and ends Thursday at 2 p.m.
JULY 23-29, finished grades 6-8, $385 Directors: Melyssa Otake, Walt Wiltschek Middle schoolers have the chance to experience camp for a full week for the first time, with seven days and six nights of camp excitement! Enjoy a choice of workshops on things like sports and games and arts and crafts along with sessions on our summer Bible theme, campfires, a hike, and a talent show. Camp begins Sunday at 4 p.m. and ends Saturday at 2 p.m.
COUNSELOR-IN-TRAINING (CIT): AUG. 4-6 For youth who want to become counselors; participants assist with Elementary Camp. Friday 4 p.m. through Sunday 10 a.m. No cost to participate.
FAMILY CAMPS: Memorial Day (May 26-29) and Labor Day (Sept. 1-4) weekends
WOMEN’S CAMP: Aug. 10-12
MEN’S CAMP: Aug. 18-20
In addition to summer camps, Camp Emmaus offers rental facilities and other programs through the year. To register or for more information, please get in touch:
PO Box 128, Mount Morris, IL 61054
The camp board has announced the launch of the Camp Emmaus Endowment Fund! The board has set a goal of raising $100,000 for the fund this year, helping to provide a new revenue stream for camp and allowing a wider range of planned and deferred gifts to sustain camp ministry.
To learn more about this endowment, arrange to make a donation, or discover other ways to get involved, please reach out to treasurer Dan Radcliff at email@example.com.
April 22, 2023 Spring into Camp May 26-29 Memorial Day Weekend Family Camp July 9-15 Senior High Camp July 16-20 Intermediate Camp July 21-23 Young at Heart Camp July 23-29 Middle School Camp August 4-6 Counselor Training (CIT) August 5-6 Elementary Camp August 10-12 Women's Camp August 18-20 Men's Camp September 1-4 Labor Day Weekend Family Camp November 10-12 Leaf Raking Youth Retreat November 11 Leaf Raking
Aaron Gerdes, chair
Sara Caracheo Garner, vice chair
Dan Radcliff, treasurer
Shannon McNeil Smith
Sylvia Saunders, recording secretary (ex officio)
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send mail to:
P.O. Box 128
Mt. Morris, IL 61054
ship UPS to:
3011 W. Camp Rd.
Oregon, Illinois 61061
To make a reservation or ask the Camp Managers a question please call 1-815-734-4268;
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