Summer Camp Descriptions 

Faith & Fun

Experience a little of everything at Chippewa while developing new friendships and growing in your faith! Activities include: horseback riding, archery, swimming, low ropes, canoes/paddleboats, worship, Bible study, crafts, and much more! 
Campers stay in cabins with air conditioning and private bathrooms with their counselors while at camp. Occasionally a camp will sleep under the stars at night too! 

Annual Conference Faith & Fun 

Designed for campers who’s parents are attending Annual Conference in Topeka. Transportation will be provided to and from AC. Also open to campers who’s parents are not attending Annual Conference.

Mini Faith & Fun 

A shortened version of our week-long Faith & Fun camp! Campers will get to experience a little bit of everything while at camp! 

Boots ‘n’ Bible

Saddle up and explore Camp Chippewa from the back of a horse! Campers will be assigned a horse for their session and learn how to take care of their horse, improve their riding, and grow in their horsemanship.
Additional activities include: archery, swimming, worship, canoes, crafts, Bible study, and much more! Campers will learn from CHA Certified riding instructors.
Intermediate: At least 1 year of Boots ‘n’ Bible Experience or Director Approval
Advanced: At least 2 years of Boots ‘n’ Bible Experience or Director Approval
Mini Beginner: A shortened version of our week-long camp. 

Counselor in Training (CIT)

Have you moved beyond your role of camper and wish to move into a leadership role? During the first half of the week CITs will develop their leadership skills, the second half the week, CITs will assist the Core Counselors with a camp! Upon successful completion of the CIT program, and invitation may be extended to come back during the summer.

Sports Camp

Working together using teamwork and leadership skills, campers will be faced with a variety of creative, physical, and cognitive challenges through a variety of sports and games!  to overcome while furthering their walk with Christ. Campers will also participate in a variety of camp activities including: horseback riding, swimming, canoes, worship, and much more!

Survivor Camp

Journey with us around the 660 acres of Camp Chippewa and encounter God in new ways! Working together, we will learn various survival skills for life and your walk with Christ. Campers will be camping out this week in different parts of the camp and will participate in a variety of camp activities. It is recommended that campers pack their belongings in a backpack/duffle bag for easy packing and moving. 

Stars & Galaxy

Under the dark, star-filled skies of Kansas, our young astronomers will learn about the universe that our God placed us in! Campers will also have a chance to participate in a variety of camp activities such as horseback riding, archery, canoes, swimming, crafts, worship, Bible study, and much more!

High School Camp

Experience a little of everything at Chippewa while developing new friendships and growing in your faith! Activities include: horseback riding, archery, swimming, low ropes, canoes/paddleboats, worship, Bible study, crafts, and much more!

S.T.E.A.M. Adventure

Join us as we explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math and how God has made such a wondrous world through adventures at Camp! Many areas of STEAM will be explored along with traditional camp activities such as 

worship, archery, swimming, horseback riding, and more!

Living Waters

Experience the living water of Jesus Christ through eater activities at Camp Chippewa and a day trip to a local water-park! Canoeing, swimming, water games, and Bible study are just a few activities that you will enjoy throughout the week!

Volunteers

There are a variety of volunteer opportunities available for adults during our summer camp program! From weekly camp pastor, to volunteer counselor, to site improvement help, there is something for everyone!
Volunteers must be 18+ (or a CIT grad), Safe Gatherings certified, and willing to share a cabin with campers.
Please contact Megan if you are interested or for more information at mbastemeyer@greatplainsumc.org or (785) 242-6797