Elementary Camps

Elementary Camps

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The Village is the original cabin community at Camp Shalom. For decades young people have been introduced to outdoor ministry in this beautiful, peaceful setting. Campers in the Village have access to a shower house facility and eat at the Program Center. While each cabin is its own small community, cabins are close enough to each other to form a larger community.

There are many different camp options for young campers in the Village at Camp Shalom!

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Entering grades: 2-3
Cost: $295
Mini Camp is a half-week program (3 days, 2 nights) for our most energetic campers! Mini-campers will live in the two largest Village cabins with their counselors and operate on their own schedule, participating in water games, nature activities, Bible study, and more! Additionally, mini-campers will have their own high-energy worships in the morning and evening, and they will travel to Little Bear Park in Maquoketa for a picnic lunch and playground exploration. Each session will culminate with a campfire and delicious s’mores.

Week A check-in: Sunday at 2 p.m., Week A check-out: Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. / Week B check-in: Wednesday at 2 p.m., Week B check-out: Friday, 11 am

2023Mini Camp Dates:

June 21-23, June 25-27, June 28-30, July 9-11


Explorers

Entering grades: 4-6
Cost: $295

We are excited to offer you EXPLORERS this summer! Explorers is a half week program for campers who want to get a taste of camp but may not be ready for a full week away from home. They will stay in the Village cabins, and will experience much of the same excitement as Villagers, participating in all-camp games, archery, low-ropes, worship, and more!

Week A check-in: Sunday at 2 p.m., Week A check-out: Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. / Week B check-in: Wednesday at 2 p.m., Week B check-out: Friday, 11 am

2023 Explorers Dates:

June 18-20, July 12-14


VILLAGERS

Entering grades: 4-6
Cost: $550
Villagers is a week-long program for campers who are ready for the full Camp Shalom experience! Campers stay in the village cabins with their counselors and have the opportunity to build their own cabin schedules, experiencing many traditional camp activities such as canoeing, archery, crafts, Bible study, worship, and field games. Villagers swim every day at the YMCA in Maquoketa and also travel off-site for an afternoon adventure and a picnic lunch at Little Bear Park.

Check-in is Sunday between 2-4 pm, check-out is Friday, 11 am

2023 Villagers Dates:

June 11-16, June 18-23, June 25-30, July 9-14, July 23-28, July 30-August 4


 

VILLAGERS 6th GRADE

Entering grade: 6
Cost: $550
Villagers – 6th Grade is a week-long program for campers entering the 6th grade who may already know their way around Camp Shalom. Campers still stay in the village cabins and participate in all their favorite activities, but they also get to have their own special adventure, including an abbreviated session on the high ropes course, while the Villagers travel to Little Bear Park in Maquoketa. Villagers – 6th Grade will give campers a taste of what they can look forward to as Outpost campers!

Check-in is Sunday between 2-4 pm, check-out is Friday, 11 am

2023 Villagers 6th Grade Dates:

June 11-16, June 25-30, July 23-28, July 30-August 4