Summer Camps

Adeline Christian Camp

Description

Summer Camp
Mission:
 To intentionally reach out and help youth become disciples of Christ by guiding them to learn more about God, share their faith with others, and live their lives to the fullness of Christ
Ages: Grades K-Senior
Location: Adeline, IL
Staff: Volunteer Positions Available (Counselor, Junior Counselor, Assistant Program Director)

Deadlines

Staff: When positions are full
Registration: When all camps are full (Registration continues throughout the summer.)
Phone Number: 815.938.3288

 

Berean Summer Daycamp

Description

Mission: To provide a fun, safe environment for school-age kids during the summer months
Ages: 3-9
Dates of camp: June 8-August 14
Location: Berean Baptist Church, 3401 S 6th St. in Springfield
Staff: No Positions Available
Phone Number: 217.529.4224

 

Camp of Champions USA

Description

Summer Day Camp
Mission: "To win children and their families to Christ, to guide them in experiences and habits that will develop a maturity of faith in Christ, and to give staff and volunteers the opportunity to serve and develop their leadership abilities and spiritual gifts."
Ages: Grades K-6
Locations: Peoria, East Peoria, Morton, Pekin, Eureka, and Germantown Hills
Staff: Positions Available (Counselor, Junior Counselor, Site Director)

Deadlines

Staff: When positions are full
Registration: When all camps are full (Registration continues throughout the summer.)
Phone Number: 309.688.1816

 

Camp Good News

Description

Five-Day Resident Camp
Mission: For each camper to begin, or grow, their love relationship with Jesus Christ in a fun camp setting with others who love and serve Him
Ages: 7-13
Location: Washington
Staff: Positions Available (Lifeguard, Junior Counselor, CIT-Counselor in Training)

Deadlines

Staff: When positions are full
Registration: When all camps are full
Phone Number: 309.444.3255

 

Camp Kearney

Description

Free Camp: A ministry to inner-city kids
Mission: To build relationships and teach kids about God's love
Ages: 6-16 (Different weeks for different ages)
Location: 30000 E Mission Camp Rd. Canton, IL
Staff: Positions Available (including Lifeguard)

Deadlines

Staff: When positions are full
Registration: When all camps are full
Phone Number: 309.389.5375

 

Camp Manitoumi

Description

Mission: A fun place to learn the right way to live. To see individuals come to know Christ as their Savior and to grow in their walk with Him.
Ages: All ages
Location: Near Metamora
Staff: Positions Available (Weekly Staff, Counselor)

Deadlines

Staff: ASAP
Registration: First day of the camp week
Phone Number: 309.367.4651

 

East Bay Camp & Retreat

Description

Resident, Day, Family Camp Programs
Mission: To make Christ known in a fun and transforming way while equipping and forming Christian leaders for service in the world
Ages: All ages
Location: Lake Bloomington, 10 miles north of Normal
Staff: Positions Available

Deadlines

Staff: When positions are full
Registration: Friday before camp start date
Phone Number: 309.365.7531; ask for Lea or Curt

 

Episcopal Church Camp of Illinois

Description

Week-Long Camp
Mission: "Experience God in the midst of His creation." To provide both youth and adult participants with the extraordinary opportunity to live in a Christian community
Ages: Completed 1st grade-11th grade (three separate age groups: juniors, middlers and seniors)
Location: East Bay Camp (Hudson, IL)
Staff: Volunteer Positions Available (Counselor in Training, Counselor)

Deadlines

Staff: June 1st
Registration: June 22nd
Phone Number: 309.453.9337

 

Faith Bible Camp

Description

Resident Camp
Mission: For people of all ages to grow closer to Jesus Christ
Ages: 8-18 (Different weeks for different ages)
Location: 30 miles west of Peoria, near Yates City and Elmwood
Staff: No Positions Available

Deadlines

Registration: May register up until the day each camp starts. Preregistration discount available until May 31st
Phone Number: 309.358.1421

 

Great Oaks Camp

Description

Mission: Great Oaks Camp offers a free week of camp to underprivileged youth from the Peoria area who qualify to be a part of the summer program. While at camp, youth are engaged with fun activities and Christ-centered discussions by Christian staff who desire to create caring relationships with the campers.
Ages: 7-18 (Different weeks for different ages; gender-specific camps)
Location: Lacon
Staff: Positions Available (Male Camp Counselors)

Deadlines

Registration: At the Peoria office (710 E Archer) May 17th from 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Phone Number: 309.246.4005

 

Lake Springfield Christian Assembly Camp

Description

Mission: To see people of all ages make life-changing decisions to be more like Christ
Ages: Entering 1st grade through just graduated
Location: Chatham
Staff: No Positions Available

Deadlines

Registration: Up to the day a session starts
Phone Number: 217.529.2625

 

Menno Haven Camp

Description

Mission: To invite all to experience God’s world and Christ’s kingdom in a camp and retreat setting through opportunities for worship, fellowship, recreation, growth, and renewal
Ages: Grades 3-12
Location: Tiskilwa
Staff: Positions Available (Maintenance, Kitchen, Housekeeping)

Deadlines

Staff: Please apply by April 15th, but if this is not possible, we still encourage you to apply as not all positions will necessarily be filled by this time.
Registration: Register by May 1st to get a free T-shirt. Although we appreciate registrations at least 2 weeks before a camp begins, you may register right up until the week before camp begins.
Phone Number: 815.646.4344; ask for Scott Litwiller

 

The Pekin Salvation Army Day Camp

Description

Mission: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
Ages: 5-12 years old
Dates of camp: June 8th-August 7th
Location: The Salvation Army, 243 Derby St. in Pekin
Staff: Please call about available positions.

Deadlines

Staff: May 18th
Registration: Ongoing
Phone Number: 309.346.3010

 

ROCK RIVER CHRISTIAN CAMP AND RETREAT CENTER

DESCRIPTION

Summer Camps, Adult Camps, and Retreats. Attend one of our events or rent our facilities to hold your own event.
Mission:
 Rock River Christian Camp, as an extension of the local church, exists to glorify God by impacting all generations for Christ in a natural setting.
Ages: Camps for all ages
Location: Polo, IL
Staff: No Positions Available

DEADLINES

Registration: If you register by May 1st, you can receive an Early Bird Discount. We continue to take registrations up until the first day of each camp unless they become full before then. Please check the website or call the camp to check on availability.
Phone Number: 815.493.6622

 

The Salvation Army Eagle Crest Camp

Description

Mission: Eagle Crest Camp, a ministry of The Salvation Army, exists to provide an opportunity for all to encounter Jesus Christ and enrich their lives through exposure to God’s Word, His Creation, and His people.
Ages: 7 - 17 (different age groups each week)
Location: Near Washburn, IL
Staff: Positions Available (Cabin Counselor, Lifeguard, Head Cook)

Deadlines

Staff: As soon as possible
Registration: Contact your local Salvation Army
Phone Number: 309.248.7121

 

Ymca camp benson

Description

Resident Summer Camp
Mission:
 To provide a safe, fun, magical, and educational experience for our campers through the demonstration of four core values: caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility and by practicing a camper-first philosophy
Ages: Grades 1-10
Location: Mount Carroll, IL
Staff: No Positions Available

Deadlines

Registration: When all camp sessions are filled. Register at ymcacampbenson.org
Phone Number: 815.244.8722