Youth completing 6th Grade

Explore new frontiers for a week as a Pioneer. Spend time on the farm caring for the animals, try your hand at gardening, and even have a wild hoe-down! Not to mention other camp activities like swimming, crafts, and the High Ropes Course. At the end of each day, hit the hay in a covered wagon just like in the “good ole’ days”.

Cost: $479 (Early Discounts: First $439, Second $459)

2021 Dates: June 20-25, June 27-July 2, July 11-16, July 18-23, July 25-30, Aug. 1-6

Night Camp

Youth completing 7th Grade

Have a hoot during Night Camp! Spend the week having night-time adventures like calling owls, gazing up at the stars, and going for a midnight swim—all while transition to a nocturnal schedule and back. You’ll also get to share faith stories, try the High Ropes Course, cook some of your own meals, and spend time around the campfire.

Cost: $479 (Early Discounts: First $439, Second $459)

2021 Dates: June 13-18, July 11-16, July 18-23, Aug. 1-6

Confirmation Camp

Youth completing 6th-9th Grades

Ramp up your confirmation classes in a powerful way! Youth and leaders will make connections with their home church through our High Ropes Course, meaningful campfires, and an overnight canoe trip. Practice faith and leadership skills, build trust, and experience God’s grace that you’ve been learning about in this memorable week!

Cost: $479 (Early Discounts: First $439, Second $459)
1st Chaperone: Free.
Each Additional Chaperone: $250

Sample Confirmation Camp Schedule

2021 Dates: June 13-18, June 20-25, July 11-16, July 18-23, Aug. 8-13

M.A.D. Camp

Youth completing 6th-8th Grades

Express yourself at Music, Art, and Drama (M.A.D.) Camp! Devote your week to learning an instrument, singing, harvesting blue clay from a local stream, writing and performing your own skits, and more. You’ll swim in the pool, hike, play games, and explore your faith with friends. At night, return to modern cabins to rest up for the next day!

Cost: $479 (Early Discounts: First $479, Second $459)

2021 Dates: June 27-July 2, Aug. 1-6

Pack & Paddle

Youth completing 7th–9th Grades

Pack & Paddlers will backpack to beautiful Backbone State park and canoe the scenic Turkey River. There will be time to enjoy the sights, climb on natural rock faces, and sit around a fire with friends and awesome counselors. Enjoy wildlife, hearty meals, chats about faith and life, outdoor challenges, and a memorable Christian community.

Cost: $495 (Early Discounts: First $455, Second $475)

2021 Dates: June 13-18, June 27-July 2, July 18-23, Aug. 8-13

Registration Information

These programs are for youth completing grades 6-9. For youth completing grades 1-6 or 9-12, click the “Elementary” or “High School” pages on the menu above.

Special Note: Youth may register up or down one grade level. (Youth in 8th grade may not register up a year for High School programs.)

To reserve your spot, we must receive your registration and refundable $100 deposit.

A sibling discount of $15 is given for each additional camper from the same family. To receive the Early Discount prices listed, registration forms must be received or postmarked by the First Early Discount Deadline of March 1st, 2021. Or, by the Second Early Discount Deadline of May 19th, 2021. Additional financial assistance is available; contact Ewalu for more information.

Use the links below to register online or download a registration form to mail or email your registration. Summer camp brochures/registration forms have been mailed out to be distributed at many Lutheran churches; check with your local congregation, or contact us for a full-color brochure.

Additional custom weeks may be available for youth groups by request. Please call Dana for details. 


Ashley Gulrud, Program Director
Phone: 1-563-933-4700

Ewalu is a non-profit organization and serves all people regardless of race, creed, gender, or national origin.