Chippewa Volunteer Retreats

Weekend retreat of fellowship and servitude!


Nov 2015 960 (1280x960)When you volunteer for Chippewa, the fruits of your labor will have a lasting impact! The work our volunteers do help us keep the site of the camp looking impeccable year-round. Whether you are great at woodwork activities, painting, or have an ability to lift heavy things, we can find an activity that you can help out with!

There are always a  variety of projects available for people and families of all ages and abilities.
Contact James Rickner at 785-242-6797 if you have any specific skills to share.

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Camp Chippewa provides lodging for anyone spending the weekend with us! The Mission Team from Wesley UMC in Parsons, Ks has been generous in their contribution of free meals for our previous work retreats.
Side Dishes and free offerings do help to defer the costs.

Please contact us for lodging & meal reservations:(785) 242-6797 or

This year we will be collecting donations for Camper Scholarships for Summer 2017. Summer Camp is an impactful experience for children, youth, and adults and we want to be able to remove any barriers there might be for campers to come experience God’s grace and love at Chippewa.workday
The average cost for a week-long Summer Camp is $320.

Volunteer Information Form
Volunteer Release Form




 Fall Work Retreat
November 11th, 2017

Arrive as early as Friday evening to enjoy fellowship around a campfire. Breakfast will begin at 8:00. The service projects are yet to be determined, and begin right after breakfast. Lunch will time will vary based on project, but will occur mid-day. Work will continue after food and conversion until tasks are completed or reach a good stopping point. Dinner is a group effort, but not required as housing is an option both Friday and Saturday night. The projects are still being determined at this time and will be posted once finalized.

Spring Work Retreat
April 28th – 30th, 2017

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The rains sure did come down, but so did the blessings! We want to send a huge thank you to all of our volunteers who didn’t let a little rain dampen their weekend!
Check out some great pics from the weekend in our Gallery or follow #CampUponARock to Facebook!