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Summer Day Camp

Safe, Fun, Affordable

Summer Camp at Five Pines Ministries is a time for incredible fun, experiential learning, and relationship building. Kids enjoy fun, age appropriate activities and learn the truths of God's Word through bible lessons, nature experiences, and relationships with counselors and peers. 

Please know that Five Pines programming is the same and repeats every week of camp. Children who are registered for more than 1 week of camp will experience the same programming each week.

Choose the grade your child will be in at the start of the next school year. Here is the schedule for Camp 2023:

  • Kindergarten

    • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 4:00pm

    • Friday: 8:30 am - 1:30pm

  • 1st-3rd Grade 

    • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 4:00pm

    • Friday: 8:30 am - 1:30pm

  • 4th-5th Grade 

    • Monday - Wednesday: 8:30am - 4:00pm 

    • Overnight: Thursday at 8:30am - Friday at 1:30pm​

  • 6th-8th Grade 

    • Monday - Wednesday: 8:30am - 4:00pm

    • Overnight: Thursday at 8:30am - Friday at 1:30pm.​

*Overnights are not required, for more info see 2022 Parent Handbook for more details. The 2023 Parent Handbook will be published soon.

**Early & After Care Available - more information below

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Camp Pricing

The prices listed are for the registration of 1 week of camp.

For each registration, you have the option to choose one of three prices for camp. Your child will receive the same experience no matter what price you choose.

  • True Pricing reflects the true cost of camp including facilities, staff, food, utilities, and other fixed and variable costs. Choosing true pricing is certainly not required, but if you have the means and are willing to choose this option, we are very grateful.

  • Base Pricing reflects our typical camp price.

  • Reduced Pricing is less than base pricing and is a seamless way to request scholarship assistance without a formal application. ​Choose this option for any reason, we WANT your children to camp with us!​​

  • Kinder Camp:    $165, $199, OR $255

  • 1st - 3rd Grade: $165, $199, OR $255

  • 4th - 5th Grade: $189, $231, OR $286

  • 6th - 8th Grade: $214, $262, OR $317

2023 Summer Schedule

  • June 7-9: SONIC Orientation 

  • June 12-16: Counselor Orientation

  • June 19-23: Week 1

    • Kinder Camp

    • Grades 1-5

  • June 26-30: Week 2

    • Grades 1-8

  • July 3-7: OFF

  • July 10-14: Week 3

    • Kinder Camp

    • Grades 1-5

  • July 17-21: Week 4

    • Grades 1-8

  • July 24-28: Week 5

    • Grades 1-8

Camp Descriptions

 

All campers experience a full day camp in buddy groups of 5, inside larger groups of 20. Each buddy group has a counselor, and each large group has a lead counselor (SONIC). Each camper experiences unique programming that is specifically designed for their grade range.

Here is a little more detail about each camp:

Kindergartners, for the 1st time ever, will stay for a full day program! They participate in bible, crafts, nature, swimming, and other activities and adventures.

1st-3rd Graders participate in bible, crafts, nature, swimming, sling shots, large group games, and other themed activities and adventures.

4th-5th Graders participate in bible, crafts, nature, swimming, archery, large group games, a water polo tournament, and other themed activities and adventures. These campers spend an overnight on Thursday and now experience the outdoor high ropes course and climbing tower!

6th-8th Graders participate in the same activities as above and add indoor High Ropes, Saint Joseph river canoeing, and a trip to Warren Dunes!

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Scholarships

During the registration process, choose the Reduced Price to receive  immediate financial relief. To request more assistance, please complete the application below:

 

HOW YOU CAN HELP OTHERS
If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation to the Five Pines
Ministries’ Scholarship Fund, donate through this website with a note, call our office at (269) 815-5527,  or email fivepines@fivepines.org

Scholarship Info

Early & After Care

As a day camp, we recognize that dropping your kids off at camp more than once a week can be difficult, especially for parents who both work full-time jobs! That's why we offer an early and after care option for summer campers. You can bring them to camp as early as 7:30 am and pick them up as late as 5:30 pm. Just select this option during the registration process.

DETAILS

  • Price is $75.00 for All Camps

  • Kinder Camp - 3rd Grade

    • Early Care available Tuesday-Friday

    • After Care available Monday-Thursday.

  • 4th - 8th Grade

    • Early Care available Tuesday-Thursday

    • After Care available Monday-Wednesday

    • After Care on Thursday & Early Care on Friday: Still available for those not staying overnight.

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Early/After Care
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