Camping & Retreats
Welcome to Iowa United Methodist Camps!
Our Mission Statement:
The mission of the Board of Camp, Conference and Retreat Ministries is to provide sacred space where Jesus Christ transforms lives, persons grow in Christian discipleship and leaders are developed to empower their local churches in the world; and to facilitate this mission through Christian love.
Connectional Ministry Staff:
|Tom Robertson||LDM, Camping & Christian Formation||515.974.8913|
|Kathy Potter||Camp Registrar/Administrative Asst||800-765-1651|
|Okoboji Camp||Keith Shew, Camp Director||866-856-9862|
|Pictured Rocks Camp||Gary Wilson, Camp Director||866-651-1223|
|Wesley Woods Camp||Deke Rider, Camp Director||866-684-7753|
Our Core Values that direct and inform our ministry:
We offer more than 500 events for children, youth, adults and families at our three Camp & Retreat Centers plus Christian Ventures trips:
Camping experiences bring positive change by offering: