Summer Day Camp

Summer Day Camps

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KinderKamp (Entering Kindergarten)

A program developed for younger campers who are just entering Kindergarten in the fall.

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Day Camp (Entering 1st - 4th Grade)

Our day camps offer a wide range of fun camp activities and experiences that help campers discover a relationship with God.

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Adventure Camp (Entering 5th - 8th Grade)

Our adventure camps give kids a unique and rewarding adventure experience designed to help them grow deeper in their relationship with the Lord.

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Summer Day Camp Info

  • 2018 Day Camp Dates

    Week 1 Grades K - 4: June 18 - 22 = Open
    Week 2 Grades K - 4: June 25 - 29 = Open
    Week 3 Grades K - 4: July 9 - 13 = Open
    Week 4 Grades 8 & 9: July 17 - 19 = Open
    Week 5 Grades 7 & 8: July 23 - 27 = Open
    Week 6 Grades 5 & 6: July 29 - August 3 = Open
    Week 7 Grades 5 & 6: August 6 -10 = Open

  • Day Camp Hours

    Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 12:15 pm
    30-minute closing ceremonies begin at 1:30 pm on Friday

    Day Camp
    Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Friday 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
    45-minute closing ceremony begins at 1:30 pm on Friday

    Adventure Camp and High Adventure Camp
    Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    45-minute closing ceremony begins at 3:30 pm on Friday. Optional Thursday overnight for 3rd - 6th grade camps. Wednesday & Thursday overnights for 7th & 8th grade camp.

    Peak Adventure Camp
    Tuesday 9:00 am – Thursday 4:00 pm
    30-minute closing ceremony at 3:30 pm

  • Day Camp Cost

    KinderKamp (½ day of camp): $77.00

    Day Camp: $145.00 - 1st & 2nd grade; $155.00 - 3rd & 4th grade. Thursday overnight in Carriage House Lodge. Includes daily lunch and all overnight meals

    Adventure Camp: $165.00 – 5th & 6th grade; includes one Thursday overnight at campsite, lunch daily, plus all meals for overnight

    High Adventure Camp: $190.00 – 7th & 8th grade; includes 2 overnights at campsite and all meals, including daily lunch

    Peak Adventure Camp: $160 – 8th & 9th grade. Includes 2 overnights and all meals.

  • • At Five Pines Ministries we offer experiential programming through many different activities.

    Life-Application Bible Lessons:
    Campers take an active role as the truths of God´s Word are brought to life through powerful drama, memory verses with sign language, and engaging Bible lessons.

    Creative Crafts:
    Our specialty! Age-appropriate crafts; designed to reinforce the Biblical theme of camp.

    Nature Hikes:
    Kids explore the outdoors with hands-on learning experienced each day during nature. God's marvelous creation is the classroom.

    Recreational and instructional swimming offered daily. Activities include water polo, water volleyball and basketball. American Red Cross certified lifeguards are on duty at all times.

    High Adventure “Summit”:
    Summit is a high-energy worship experience for our 7th & 8th grade campers. With the teen-friendly feel of a youth group, the multi-media Bible lesson is thought-provoking and the band-led worship music draws kids’ attention toward God. Each camper works through a workbook, processing the lesson in small group discussion after each session.

    High Ropes Course and “Goliath” Climbing Tower:
    Exciting staff-intensive activities challenging Adventure Campers to strive to greater heights through "your choice your challenge".

    Archery Instruction:
    Campers use recurve or compound bows on our archery range under the trained supervision of our experienced instructors.

    Canoe Expedition:
    Our Adventure campers have instruction and the opportunity to paddle in a fun, supervised environment.

  •  At Five Pines Ministries safety is one of our highest priorities.

    Great Counselor and Staff Camper Ratio:
    KinderKamp: 4-to-1 ratio, 12 campers per week
    Day Camp: 6-to-1 ratio, 120-camper limit
    Adventure Camp: 8-to-1 ratio, 75 campers per week for Adventure Camp; 75 per week for High Adventure

    Great Staff Relationships:
    Staff - Full-time staff or adult volunteers who are dedicated to the camping ministry as a means of sharing Jesus Christ.
    Counselors - High school or college-age young people who have a personal relationship with Christ and demonstrate patience, love, and caring skills required to work with children. Counselors are selected on the basis of three character references, in-depth application, a personal interview and mandatory intensive five-day orientation.

    Trained Staff:
    Our staff consists of Red Cross lifeguards and instructors, certified archery instructors, certified high adventure facilitators, and Red Cross health officers.

    State Licensed Facility:
    For over 30 years Five Pines has operated a quality day camp program that meets all state guidelines and regulations. Five Pines undergoes an annual state compliance inspection and environmental health inspections. All staff submit to a criminal background check and clearance from the Child Abuse/Neglect Central Registry. We maintain thorough safety, camp, and checkout producers.

  • What to Bring to Camp?

    Swimsuit (modest, one-piece suit)
    Bug repellent
    Optional water bottle

    Remind campers to bring these items home daily. All unclaimed items will go to Goodwill after Labor Day.


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6597 Smith Rd
Berrien Center, MI 49102

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