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Youth Camps

Overnight Summer Camps

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Spruce Lake’s overnight summer camp program is called “Wilderness Camp” and is situated in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania. Here, kids ages 8-17 are out in the midst of God’s creation for 6 exciting days of fun, Bible teaching and adventure!

Daily activities take advantage of Spruce Lake’s 888 acres of woodlands, waterfalls, and mountain streams. Campers love the 500-foot zip line, the 3-person climbing tower, archery range, kayaking, power swing, swimming at the pool, adventure programming, outdoor explorations, and daily Fireside worship and Bible teaching.

All camp activities are age-appropriate. Team members and counselors are carefully selected, screened and trained to meet the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of campers.


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Wilderness Camp 2024

There’s hardly an experience a child or young adult can have that has the life-changing power of Summer Camp! At Spruce Lake, we add it together: No tech + new friends + challenging speakers + time in the Bible + awesomely fun outdoor activities! All combines into the perfect mix for building a young person’s character and shaping their walk with Jesus.

Where else can you find such an incredible combo of fun and spiritual growth?! Come join us; sign up early for discounts.


“They who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.”  (Isaiah 40:31)

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On-site Overnight Camps By Age Group

Discoverers (Ages 8-10)

Discoverers Camp introduces younger children to all the fun outdoor activities and to being away from home.

Not that they will have much time to think about missing home! We keep them active as their tent groups participate in games, the mini-zipline, swimming, kayaking, nature activities, sports, the 300-foot water slide, daily devotionals, lively evening Fireside worship and more!

Two counselors per tent group will look after campers’ daily needs and be fun-loving Christian role models.  We make sure to have earlier bedtimes so there is always a new supply of energy for the next day. Campers also stay with their tent groups for stability and continuity.

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Register for DiscovererS Camp

  • Discoverers (Ages 8-10)
  • June 30-July 5, 2024
  • Cost $384
  • Sunday 3:15 pm through Friday 3:30 pm

Discoverers Program Details

Explorers (Ages 9-11)

Explorers Camp serves as a stepping stone between Discoverers and Trekkers.

Campers will meet new friends in their tent group, explore creation, and enjoy many fun activities such as slingshots, tie-dye, swimming, kayaks, and more!

Quality counselors will guide their campers in fun and in growing in their faith. We watch God work every day through messages from the camp pastor, passionate worship during Fireside, and relationships built.

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Register for Explorers Camp

  • Explorers (Ages 9-11)
  • June 16-21, 2024
  • Cost $384
  • Sunday 3:15 pm through Friday 3:30 pm

Explorers Program Details

Trekkers (Ages 10-12)

Trekkers Camp focuses on the uniqueness of the preteen age group. The week provides campers with opportunities to explore new interests, try new skills, and enjoy more activity options. Activity choices will be made within the tent group unit, with many options for fun throughout the day.

Tent group activities include morning devotionals, kayaking, mini-golf, swimming, the big water slide, group games, power swing, sports, and a fun late-night event.

Tent group activity options enable campers to experience a variety of activities or learn a new skill while entering into opportunities to bond with their tent mates.

Each day ends by playing hard during Rec Hour, then enjoying lively Fireside worship with lots of music, singing, and relevant messages by the week’s camp pastor.

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Register for TrekkerS Camp

  • Trekkers (Ages 10-12)
  • July 28-August 2, 2024
  • Cost $384
  • Sunday at 3:15 pm through Friday 3:30 pm

Trekker Program Details

Trailblazers (Ages 11-13)

Bridge the gap with this camp designed for ages 11-13. Campers will now be able to enjoy some new activities like the power swing, archery, and a unique evening activity. Compete in tent challenges and grow new relationships with counselors and tent mates!

Campers can also enjoy their camp favorites, along with the option to choose from multiple activities within their tent groups.

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Register for Trailblazers Camp

  • Trailblazers (Ages 11-13)
  • June 23-28, 2024
  • Cost $384
  • Sunday at 3:15 pm through Friday 3:30 pm

Trailblazers Program Details

Adventurers (Ages 12-14)

Adventurers Camp offers a wider variety of activities from which to choose within their tent groups. Plus, you’ll get to stay up a bit later than the younger camps.

Counselors and speakers purposefully engage campers in conversations about relevant spiritual and relational issues, with a focus on developing healthy relationships with others and with God their Creator.

Tent group activities offer a wide range of outdoor, adventure and creative activities from which to choose. Campers will ride the Zipline and play the “Mission Impossible” night game for the first time this week!

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Register for Adventurers Camp

  • Adventurers Week (Ages 12-14)
  • July 21-26, 2024
  • Cost $384
  • Sunday at 3:15 pm through Friday 3:30 pm

Adventurer Program Details

Navigators (Ages 14-18)

Navigators Camp (youth week) provides a unique atmosphere for senior high-age campers to enjoy positive relationships with peers and counselors while exploring issues of life, relationships and faith.

Along with all the fun and adventure will be a casual-dress theme dinner with entertainment to make this week extra special.

As always, this week will include the ever-popular game, Mission Impossible, active Rec Hour and Fireside, with relevant messages and lively worship.

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Register for Navigators Camp

  • Navigators (Ages 14-18)
  • July 7-12, 2024
  • Cost $409
  • Sunday 3:15 pm through Friday 3:30 pm

Navigator Program Details

Parent-Child & Family Camps

For shorter overnight camp experiences, we offer two three-day options for a unique outdoor adventure! Parent-Child Camps are for children ages 7-10 and their parent or guardian of the same gender. Family Camp is for everyone in the family, any and all ages!

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  • Parent-Child Camp, July 14-16, 2024
  • Wilderness Family Camp, July 18-20, 2024

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