Camping

Summer 2020: Hear Our Prayer

This summer, camping with Chippewa cannot look like it usually does. However, we are still committed to bringing Faith & Fun together for you. Click the button below to learn more about how to bring Chippewa safely to you.

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Prepare for the summer of a lifetime!

Although our camp schedule is canceled this summer, please take time to read about the camps we offer in a typical summer!

With 9 different weeks and many camps to choose from, there is a camp for everyone! Chippewa offers 1-night Kids and Parent camps, 3-day Mini-Camps, and 5-day camps to fit any schedule and adventure level!

Every day is a new adventure at camp. We’ll always eat, sleep, and swim every day, while facing new challenges, learning new skills, and growing closer to God with our lifelong friends.

Discover the answer to Frequently Asked Questions about camp here! Questions include what to pack and how to contact your camper.


Learn about Offered Camps

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!

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! Including, horseback rides, swimming, archery, challenge course, and more! 

Kids And Parents (KAP)

Or Grandparents, Or Aunts, or Uncles, or Guardians!

A Friday night-Saturday afternoon camp experience for younger campers and their parent/grandparent/guardian(s). Campers will experience a wagon ride, camp-fire & s’mores, crafts, archery, horseback riding, swimming, and more! Campers will get a taste of our summer theme through activities.   

KAP is a great introductory camp to give families a shorter camp experience, where they can participate in activities together! Camps are led by our summer core counselors.

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. Campers will learn from CHA Certified riding instructors.

Additional activities include: archery, swimming, worship, canoes, crafts, Bible study, and much more! 

Specialty Camps

Counselor in Training (CIT)

Have you moved beyond your role of camper and wish to explore a leadership role? During the first half of the week, CITs 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, an invitation may be extended to volunteer during the summer.

Survivor

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!

New Adventures in Faith

An adventure in God’s great outdoors for high functioning, semi-independent, developmentally challenged campers. Spend three days filled with swimming, fishing, archery, wagon rides, and time with horses. campers will be walking to and from activities.

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!

Sketches of Faith

View God’s creation through an artists’s eye and explore your talent through a variety of art techniques! Campers will come home with a masterpiece of their very own as well as participate in traditional camp activities!

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!

Living Waters

Experience the living water of Jesus Christ through water 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!


Institute

Institute is a week of Christian spiritual growth and faith development for high school students. It is held at Baker University in Baldwin city and is intentional about making disciples for the transformation of the world. The week will be packed with powerful worships, impactful small groups, and meaningful workshops. Instituters will stay in the dorms at Baker.