New Executive Director

On behalf of the Board of Directors, we are excited to announce Collin Grooms as our new Executive Director at Bear Creek Camp! For the past five years, Collin has served as the Site Director for Lake Lucerne Camp and Retreat Center, a United Methodist camp in Central Wisconsin. A lifelong member of the ELCA […]

Summer Staff 2020

Are you or is someone you know a college-aged, Jesus-loving, fun, and adventurous person? If so, we have the perfect life-changing and rewarding experience for you! Applications are now available to be a Bear Creek Camp Summer Counselor or Junior Counselor for Summer 2020! This will be a summer you will never forget, where you […]


We are excited to have 9th -12th graders at camp January 10-12 and 4th-8th graders at camp January 24-26th for CONNECT! Join us for a great weekend connecting with God and each other. This exciting and refreshing weekend only costs $115. Our theme for winter camp is Breathe: giving all our worries to God. It […]

New Program Director

We have an announcement to make! Karen Heser, who has been on full time staff the past few years, is now our Acting Program Director. We are excited about her position change and role in this coming season as our preparation for summer is already starting. CLICK HERE TO MEET OUR YEAR ROUND STAFF

Women’s Retreat 2019

Join us September 27-29, 2019 for an amazing weekend of relaxation and reconnection at Bear Creek Camp! There are all sorts of activities and festivities planned for the weekend. Join us for hikes and high ropes, creative projects, worship, and more! REGISTER ONLINE HERE CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION

Through the Woods 5k Run + Walk

Join Join us for a refreshing morning run or walk “Through the Woods” at Bear Creek Camp on Saturday, September 14, 2019. The run and walk is fun for all ages and is followed by Bear Creek Camp activities for the whole family. All 5k participant will receive a race shirt, a label timing tag, […]

Labor Day Family Camp

Join us Friday, September 3rd – Monday, September 6th, 2021 for an amazing extended weekend in God’s creation at Bear Creek Camp. Activities for all ages and family types are available as well as a time for you to build connections with God, your family, and others. REGISTER ONLINE HERE CLICK FOR MORE FAMILY CAMP […]

Summer Family Camp & Artists’ Retreat

Join us June 30-July 5, 2019 for Summer Family Camp. Bring the whole family up to camp for the week of July 4th for fireworks, hiking, swimming, bible studies, and so much more! Make memories to last a lifetime with your family! REGISTER ONLINE HERE CLICK FOR MORE SUMMER FAMILY CAMP INFORMATION This full week […]

New Interim Director

Bear Creek Camp is excited to announce that we have brought on Pastor Jimmy Lee Werley as an Interim Executive Director. Pastor Werley graduated from the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Philadelphia in 1978 and was ordained later that year. He has served in several Lutheran congregations in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and was also a […]

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