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Camp Onomia

 

Summer Camp Youth Sessions 2019!

...inviting you to spend some time with us on the shores of Lake Shakopee this year

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Summer Theme Verse: "Do not be conformed to this world, but by the renewing of your minds,
so that you might discern what is the will of God- what is good and acceptable and perfect"
Romans 12:2

Whats this camp thing?

Here are some answers to common questions:
 

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1. Programs are open to GRADE COMPLETED by  this summer. Please do not register for programs outside of your age bracket.

2. At camp you will be staying in one of our NEWLY REDESIGNED cabins with one of our well trained summer staff. If you have been here before, the old dorms are totally different!  

3. YES you can bring a friend! They do not have to go to your church or to a Lutheran church to attend.

4. Register early! Campers from member congregations receive a substancial discount if registered by March 15th. After that date, everyone pays the regular fee.

5. Your best friend at camp is your Onomia camp counselor. They are there for you 24/7. If you have ANY problems or questions, let them know whats up!

 BEGINNERS: grades K-2 with parent

Offered June 16-17
Fee: $75 per person
Campers from Member Congregations who register by March 15th pay $65
Progran runs Sunday 3 PM through Monday 7 PM (new ending time)

We have a wonderful opportunity for kids who want to go to camp like their older siblings, but just aren't old enough to handle time away from mom and dad.  This session is a simple overnight camp that the parent experiences along side their child.  Kids stay with their parent/guardian during the nighttime hours in the Retreat Center.  During the day, we fill their time with activities, Bible stories, and lots of fun

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GRANDPARENTKIDS: grades K-4 with grandparent

Offered June 19-21
Fee: $160 per person
Campers from Member Congregations who register by March 15 pay $140
Program runs Wednesday 3 PM through Friday 1 PM.

This is a wonderful Intergenerational Experience!  Children need mentors in faith - what better place than here at Onomia for Grandpa and Grandma to walk along side their grandkids!  Enjoy playing and sharing stories of faith together!  Stay in our comfy Retreat Center with your own bathroom and shower! Activities abound for the kids with our staff. For Grams...lots of fun,  coffee, and conversation!

It is about Life Together!
Please join us.
Guaranteed quality time. Together.

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PIONEERS: grades 1-3 completed

Offered June 16-18  or  August 4-6
Fee: $280 per person
Campers from Member Congregations who register by March 15th pay $250
Program runs Sunday 3 PM through Tuesday 7 PM

Join us for a great first away camp experience filled with fun and excitement that will last a lifetime!  Our staff will meet you as you arrive to get campers to their room and introduce them to their new camp friends.  For 3 days campers will get a taste of all the fun that camp has to offer.  Campfires, worships, skits, games, and lots of activities will keep campers busy all day long.  We have afternoons full of crafts, swimming, hikes and field games.  We end each day with evening campfires and cabin devotions! 

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EXPLORERS: grades 3-6 completed

Offered June 16-21 or August 4-9
Fee: $510 per person
Campers from Member Congregations who register by March 15th pay $450
Progran runs Sunday 3 PM through Friday 1 PM

A whole week of camp fun is just waiting for upper elementary children to explore here at Camp Onomia.  You will experience all of the great activities that make camp the awesome experience that it is.  There are creative and inspirational camp style worships led by campers in the mornings along with daily Bible studies with learning activities. The afternoon is filled with options like swimming, games, sports, arts & crafts, and visits to Kathio State Park!

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FISH CAMP: grades 5-7 completed

Offered June 16-21
Fee: $510 per person
Campers from Member Congregations who register by March 15 pay $450
Program runs Sunday  3 PM through Friday 1 PM.

Fish Camp returns this year! Our "guides" have been out researching the best fishin spots on Shakopee. In addition to the usual fun camp stuff, participants in FISH CAMP spend extra time during the day learning fishing skills. Board the pontoon before breakfast in search of that huge sunny or lunker northern. Head out before campfire for evening fishing. Catch and release after we catch our shore lunch! Bring your rod and real and join is!

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ADVENTURE CAMP: grades 6-8 completed

Offered August 4-9
Fee: $510 per person
Campers from Member Congregations who register by March 15th pay $450
Program runs Sunday 3 PM through Friday 1 PM

Join the CLUB for outside the box fun for Middle School students!  Our adventure club will work to equip campers with the skills they will need to be adventourous in the great outdoors! You will learn skills and techniques to canoe well, and our NEW paddle boardchallenges will be a blast! We will head out on an overnight canoe trip from Mille Lacs Lake through Kathio State Park.  Along the way we will camp out, cook some grub over a campfire, and hike Kathio! Step up to a new adventure at Onomia this summer!

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 NIGHT OWLS: grades 6-8 completed

Offered July 21-26
Fee: $510 per person
Campers from Member Congregations who register by March 15th pay $450
Progran runs Sunday 3 PM through Friday 1 PM

This awesome program, campers stay up late into the night and sleep late into the morning.  God's creation is a whole different adventure during the dark hours of the night.  There will be stargazing and night time games.  You will also experience  late night worship by candle light in the chapel at midnight!  Campers will find this week a great break from the "normal " camp routine but still packed with all the fun games and memories of your previous experiences at Camp Onomia.

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CONFIRMATION CAMP: grades 6-9 completed

Offered June 9-14
Fee: $510 per person
Campers from Member Congregations who register by March 15 pay $450
Program runs Sunday 3 PM through Friday 1 PM.

Hey there! How's confirmation classes going for you? Sometimes cool, sometimes boring... I know. But we have something special for you to experience at Onomia this summer that will not only get you excited about your faith, but challenge you to step up and make it your own! And those pesky confirmation classes next fall will be SO MUCH MORE interesting and useful.  Camp is all about building relationships and a week of camp fun will give everyone something to bulid upon come fall! Great discussions, river canoe tripping, tons of games make this week an awesome experience. Awesome sunsets at evening campfire and special new friendships makes this a perfect time together.

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NIGHT HAWKS: grades 9-11 completed

Offered July 21-26
Fee: $510 per person
Campers from Member Congregations who register by March 15th pay $450
Program runs Sunday 3 PM through Friday 1 PM

Did you experience Night Owls in the past?
LOVE the late nights and later mornings?
Well then you've "graduated" to Night Hawks!

As a Night Hawk, you will stay up even later, join in some of the activities that the Night Owls indulge in like late night games and evening shenanigans. But you will also develop leadership skills, lead a late night campfire, and a morning First Word at the Stone Cross.  How about a crazy early morning swim thrown in for good measure? Make one of your last Onomia experiences the best!

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Staff in Training: grades 10-11. referral required

Offered June 9-14
Fee: $550 per person
Campers need to be noninated by their congregation to attend. Discounted fee of $350 will apply if referred and registered by March 15th. There is no fee for you to attend the additional mentoring week!

Looking for a dynamic leadership and camp experience all rolled into one? At Onomia, we immerse you in the fun of camp life while sharing with you some great life tools that you can use in school, later in college, and all along life's journey!   We are all called to be engaged leaders for Christ. whether that means serving in a church vocation or in a regular job that you love. It all begins here!

Experienced and engaging guest leaders and camp staff will lead Focused Leaning Times and Bible studies throughout the week. A key component of this staff in training week is that we INVITE YOU BACK for another week later in the summer when youth from your congregation are in camp to assist our summer staff in cabin leadership and activities! You get to mentor kids from your own church. How much fun is that!?

Participation in this program is by referral only!
This means you will need to be recommended to us by your church pastor or youth leader. So if you are interested... hit them up today! (They may even pay your registration fee if you are nice.)

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Bring a friend and share Onomia together.
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