summer camp

Registration for Summer 2022 is NOW OPEN!

Adventure Camps

At Okoboji, Adventure Camp is the premier event! Available for youth ages 9-17, all participants can expect to stay in a cabin with age-appropriate campers and awesome adult leaders. All Adventure Camps include your choice of activities through the famous Journey program and Camp Quest. Each session offers an exciting theme and no matter what you choose you’ll find an adventure like no other! Looking for an upgrade? Each session has options available for extra fun!
ADVENTURE 1: Mission Impossible-NEW   |  3:00-4:00p – 10:30a
Event Name Dates Price
Adventure 1: Mission Impossible
June 20-25 $495
Adventure 1: MI  w/Go-Karts* (ages 9-17) June 20-25 $530

ADVENTURE 2: In It To Win It-NEW  |  3:00-4:00p – 10:30a
Event Name Dates Price
Adventure 2: In It To Win It
June 27-July 2 $495
Adventure 2: WIN w/Aerial Park* June 27-July 2 $530

ADVENTURE 3: You Can’t Do That At Camp!   |  3:00-4:00p – 10:30a
Event Name Dates Price
Adventure 3: YCDTAC
July 11-16 $495
Adventure 3: YCDTAC  w/Go-Karts* July 11-16 $530

ADVENTURE 4: Superheroes Assemble-NEW  |  3:00-4:00p – 10:30a
Event Name Dates Price
Adventure 4: Superheroes Assemble July 18-23 $495
Adventure 4:  SA w/Aerial Park*(Ages11-17) July 18-23 $530
Adventure 4: SA w/Amusement Park* July 18-23 $560

ADVENTURE 5: Best of the Best-NEW |  3:00-4:00p – 10:30a
Event Name Dates Price
Adventure 5: Best of the Best
July 25-30 $495  
Adventure 5: BOB w/Teen Week*(ages 13-17) July 25-30 $530
Adventure 5: BOB w/Aerial Park*(ages 11-17) July 25-30 $530

ADVENTURE 6: Wild West Round Up-NEW   |  3:00-4:00p – 10:30a
Event Name Dates Price
Adventure 6: Wild West Round Up August 1-6 $495
Adventure 6: WW w/Go-Karts* August 1-6 $530

Are you ready to step it up a notch?

These super-charged additions will take your Adventure Camp to the next level! Available for an additional fee, campers who choose an upgrade will have access to specialty activities beyond normal camp programming. Adventure Upgrade events/costs are marked with an *. Additional upgrade fee applies to original cost of the event. Example: Adventure 1 w/ Go-Karts is $510 ($480+$30 for the upgrade).
Family Camp #1 121Go-Karts  |  $35

Buckle up, this extra is all about speed! Every full day of your Adventure Camp you’ll put the pedal to the metal during Journey time on the famous Okoboji Go-Kart Track. Get ready to travel up and down hills, around sharp turns and through the open prairie. Are you ready to roll? (Available Adventure Sessions 1,3,6)

Aerial Adventure Park  |  $35874005_1387478072.0669

Experience the excitement of the 40 foot tall Aerial Adventure Course right here at the Lake Okoboji U.M. Camp! During Journey times you will climb high into the air and work your way across this state of the art 13 element course. Come see why this is truly the most high flying Upgrade around. Register quickly, limited space available! (Available Adventure Sessions 2,4,5)

teenTeen Week  |  $35

Hey Teens, this Upgrade is just for you! Have extra beach time, hit up the Nutty Bar Stand and even your own personal pizza party. The best part? Getting to see your favorite camp friends year after year, and making new ones, too! (Available Adventure 5)

amusementAmusement Park  |  $65

Roller coasters, waterslides and so much more, make this the most extreme Upgrade! You’ll visit Arnold’s Park for an afternoon of excitement, on thrill rides, like the Tilt-A-Whirl or Roller coaster, or relaxing rides like the Farris wheel or Log Ride. We end the week at King’s Pointe Waterpark where you can race down the waterslides, or relax on the lazy river. Be sure to register quickly, limited space is available! (Available Adventure 4)


Adventure Campers get to experience more activities and programs compared to other events.  Some of these Journeys would be: canoeing, archery, climbing tower/zip line, crafts and sports.  We are currently working on the Journey list for this coming summer so check back later this spring to see what we have going on this summer.

Short Stacks  |  Ages 6-9  |  See Times Below


The BIG event for 6-9 year-old campers is back and better than ever! Archery, parachutes, canoes, song and dance, sleepovers and wagon rides are just the beginning of your giant adventure. Bring a friend and sign up today!


Event Name Dates Price
Short Stacks 1 (2p-2p)
June 20-22 $230
Short Stacks 2 (2p-2p)
June 27-29 $230
Short Stacks 3 (11a-11a)
July 7-9 $230
Short Stacks 4 (2p-2p)
July 11-13 $230
Short Stacks 5 (2p-2p)
Aug 1-3 $230
Day Camp #1 007Day Camps  |  Ages 4-6  |  10a – 7p

A special day for our youngest campers. Come to camp, take a wagon ride, play games, hear a Bible story, make a craft and much more! Our caring staff can’t wait to spend the day with you!

Event Name Dates Price
Lil’ Explorers 1 June 23 $85
Lil’ Explorers 2 Aug 4 $85
family_dayGuardian & Angel Camps  |  Ages 4-6 w/Adult  |  11a – 10:30a

Bring a special person in your life to camp this summer! Okoboji’s Guardian & Angel camps provide an opportunity for young campers to come to camp with their favorite adult family member or friend. You will spend the whole day together as you swim in the lake, ride a canoe, shoot archery, hear Bible Stories, ride the go-karts and have a campfire complete with roasted marshmallows!


Event Name Dates Price
Angel 1 (Youth) Jun 24-25 $100
Guardian 1 (Adult)
Jun 24-25 $100
Angel 2 (Youth) Aug 5-6 $100
Guardian 2 (Adult) Aug 5-6 $100
guardianOkoboji Family Camp  |  6 Yrs-old and up (Requires 1 Adult)  |  11:00a – 10:30a

Experience the excitement of camp with your whole family! Opportunities for games, campfires, swimming, go-karts, archery, a free-time session to explore the Okoboji area and so much more! Programming times for the whole family, and breakaway times for both youth and adults make this a fun-filled adventure that will help bring your family closer together.


Event Name Dates Price
Family Camp 1 (Youth)
July 7-9 $125

Family Camp 1 (Adult)
July 7-9 $125

While you are in the Iowa Great Lakes celebrating the Okoboji Winter Games, swing by camp on Saturday morning for the Annual Sled Head Breakfast! We’ll be cooking up some delicious tasting breakfast for this big winter event. Come and go as you please – find out why camp is the place to be, even with snow on the ground!


Help kick off this summer of ministry at camp by joining us for our annual open house. Celebrate along with us as we begin our summer season with a grill out, wagon rides, camp tours, campfire with s’mores, and great fellowship. It’s a terrific way to kick off another summer at the Lake Okoboji U.M. Camp!