Bear Creek Camp is a ministry of the Southeastern and Northeastern Pennsylvania Synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). Located on nearly 3,000 acres in the beauty of the Pocono Mountains, Bear Creek Camp offers year-round opportunities, including summer residential youth camp, nature day camp, environmental education programs, weekend camp retreats and outside group rentals.


Bear Creek Camp’s core purpose is to help individuals explore, celebrate and grow in God’s creation. Bear Creek Camp staff and volunteers support that mission of experiential ministry by guiding campers to:

  • Have fun
  • Share faith
  • Build character
  • Embrace adventure, and
  • Cultivate community.

Meet the Camp Director and Staff!

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Join us for Summer Camp!

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