Summer Camp Sessions

Summer Camps

Covid 19 – The safety of our campers and staff is of utmost importance to us.  As we plan for summer camp, we would like to share the ways we have adapted our policies and procedures in light of the pandemic.  Please know that we continue to monitor developments in information and government restrictions as well as the guidelines provided by the CDC, ACA (American Camping Association), and The United Methodist Church.  Our camp policies and procedures will be updated accordingly.  To view our current Protocols, please click here.

General Camp Information – Our camps are designed to guide children and youth in exploring and experiencing God’s love while having absolute FUN among new and old friends, in a safe and beautiful setting.  We offer sessions for campers entering first grade (Fall 2021) through those graduating this Spring.

Our 2021 Summer Camp Welcome Packet provides all the information parents and campers need to know, including check in/check out times and procedures, packing list, and much more!

All campers are required to turn in an Authorized Pick Up form.  This form can either be emailed to Dina Reid prior to the start of the camp session or brought to camp check in.

New this year is Mini Camp, a two night introductory camp for children entering 1st – 3rd grades, Senior High Adventure Camp for youth entering 9th grade through recently graduated seniors, Senior High Adventure in Missions Camps for youth entering 9th through recently graduated seniors, and Night Owls Camp for youth entering 7th grade through recently graduated seniors.

Registration Fees:

2 Night Mini Camp – $190.  A scholarship of $50 is available, provided by DSC Camp & Retreat Ministries and donor support.  To receive the scholarship, please select the scholarship option during registration.  A $59 deposit is due at the time of registration.

5 Night Camp Sessions – $380.

Scholarships of $50 for Mini Camp and $100 for 5 night camp sessions are available, provided by DSC Camp & Retreat Ministries and  generous donor support.  To receive a scholarship, please select the scholarship option during registration.

A $50 deposit is due at the time of registration.

 

Elementary Camps

Mini Camp – June 3-5, 2021
Nothing is mightier than the minis experiencing camp for the first time!  This 2-night adventure is perfect for the camper who is getting used to being away from home.  We’ll participate in worship, games, hiking, fishing, water Olympics, music, crafts, and more during this fun-packed session.  Bonus: We’ll also cook a meal over a fire, paint our own shirts, and eat a mini-horse’s share of s’mores!

Mini-Camp is a 3-day, 2-night camp (Thurs-Sat) open to children entering grades 1-3 in Fall 2021.

Elementary I Camp – June 21-26, 2021
Elementary II Camp – June 28-July 3, 2021

Camp is where we grow.  We grow in laughter, we grow new friendships, we grow in faith, we grow our dirty laundry!  Seriously, though, camp is the place where it’s safe to grow, and to try new things, and there’s plenty of that at Elementary Camp.  Elementary campers will have the opportunity for archery, team-building, challenge course, crafts, fishing, fire-building*, hiking, worship, Bible study, and more1  These campers will fill the vehicle with camp songs, great stories, and many laughs on the way home.  Get ready for a fun ride!
*fire-building taught and lead by certified camp staff.

Elementary camp sessions are 6-day, 5-night, camps (Mon-Sat) for children entering grades 3-6 (Fall 2021).

Junior High Camps

Junior High I Camp – June 21-26, 2021
Junior High II Camp – June 28-July 3, 2021

Step it up to the new level at Jr High Camps.  We know these campers are ready for the next experience!  Join us for high ropes, extreme archery, night hikes, lots of games, great community, and worship experiences designed just for those in middle school.  What’s better than an extra dose of social time, campfire desserts, and lots of laughter?  Only the chance to do it for a week straight!  Register today to secure your spot at Mingus Mountain’s Jr High Camps.  

Junior High Camps are 6-day, 5-night camps, (Mon-Sat) open to students entering grades 6-9 (Fall 2021).

Junior/Senior High Night Owls Camp – July 5-10, 2021

At this “upside down” camp you’ll get to experience all the joy of camp, but you’ll stay up late (until between 2:30-3:00 am) and will sleep until 11:30 am.  Enjoy night hikes, night zipping, glow-in-the-dark painting, night disc golf, and so much more!  We’ll share this fun while growing our faith, growing friendships, and growing our night vision!

Open to campers entering 7th grade through recently graduated seniors (Spring 2021).

Senior High Camps

Senior High Adventure Camp – June 21-26, 2021 

Want to try something a little outside the usual?  Join a small group of Sr High campers for a week of outdoor recreation and exploration.  We’ll hike in the Prescott Dells, canoe/kayak in Watson Lake, camp and hike in Sedona, hang out in Oak Creek, tube the Verde River and spend time at camp doing all the traditional camp activities you love.  This week is great for those who love nature and want to experience it up close and personal!

This camp is open to youth entering grades 9  (Fall 2021) through recently graduated seniors (Spring 2021). 

Senior High Adventures in Missions Camp – June 28-July 3, 2021

Feel like giving back this summer, and also want to sprinkle in some advent/? This week is just for you!  With a combination of mission experiences, you might serve food at a local food bank, do home improvement work for a family in need, provide leadership at a local church or MORE!  You’ll also get the chance to hike the Thumb Butte, canoe or kayak in Prescott, and experience the Adventure Course in Flagstaff.  Give back and make adventures during this awesome week. 

This camp is open to youth entering 9th grade (Fall 2021) through recently graduated seniors (Spring 2021). 

*A full schedule for Sr High Adventure/Sr High Adventures in Mission will be shared with parents/guardians upon registration.*

Junior/Senior High Night Owls Camp – July 5-10, 2021

At this “upside down” camp you’ll get to experience all the joy of camp, but you’ll stay up late (until between 2:30-3:00 am) and will sleep until 11:30 am.  Enjoy night hikes, night zipping, glow-in-the-dark painting, night disc golf, and so much more!  We’ll share this fun while growing our faith, growing friendships, and growing our night vision!

Open to youth entering 7th grade (Fall 2021) through recently graduated seniors (Spring 2021).

Senior High Adventure  Camp II – July 5-10, 2021

By popular demand, we’ve added this second week of Sr High Adventure Camp!  Hiking, canoeing/kayaking, camping out, exploring the beautiful areas of Sedona, Prescott, and Oak Creek Canyon!  It’s gonna be awesome!

Open to youth entering 9th grade (Fall 2021) through recently graduated seniors (Spring 2021).