Activities

Scheduled Activities

Events tagged “During Activity Time” will be available during scheduled activity times per the Family Camp Schedule.

On your own activities

Activities tagged “On Your Own” may be enjoyed whenever during your time at camp. Create your own schedule!

Rappelling

Enjoy rappelling from ALERT’s 48′ Rappelling Tower! All necessary equipment and safety gear provided. Loose-fitting pants/knee-length shorts only. No flip flops, skirts, or spandex please. Minimum age requirement is 8 years.

DURING ACTIVITY TIMES. No previous sign-up required.

Rock Wall

Pick from three different challenging routes to reach the top of the wall. All necessary equipment and safety gear provided. Loose-fitting pants/knee-length shorts only. No flip flops, skirts, or spandex please. Minimum age requirement is 8 years.

DURING ACTIVITY TIMES. No previous sign-up required.

Archery

Take the challenge to hone your skill and accuracy at the archery range! Targets, bows, and arrows provided.

DURING ACTIVITY TIMES. Sign-up at the Camp Office.

Canoe & Kayak

What could be better than paddling along on a quiet lake with friends & family while the peace of the outdoors to lulls you into wonderful rest and relaxation? Absolutely nothing! Life jackets must be worn when on Lake Loma.

ON YOUR OWN or qualify for Friday’s canoe races during activity times. 

Plane Rides

Airplane rides are a highlight of Family Camp. Buckle up and enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the area.

DURING ACTIVITY TIMES. Sign-up at the Camp Office. Cost: $25/person.

Volleyball

One of the biggest highlights of Family Camp. Play throughout the week in the sports complex or join one of our Sand Volleyball Tournaments for some extra competition. Please respect our Dress Code.

Location: Sports Complex & Sand Courts
ON YOUR OWN or DURING SCHEDULED TOURNAMENT ROUNDS

Disc Golf

Give our exciting 18-hole Disc Golf Course a whirl! Grab a score at Hole One and let the fun begin. Discs are available for sign-out at the Camp Office or you’re welcome to bring your own!

ON YOUR OWN

Horseshoes

Try your aim at this old-fashioned classic! Horseshoe pits and equipment located in the campground. While you’re at it, consider joining us for the Family Camp Horseshoe Tournament!

ON YOUR OWN or join our Horseshoe Tournament. 

Fishing

Get away from the hustle and bustle and enjoy some relaxing fishing on Lake Loma! Please bring your own tackle. Catch and release only please. While you’re at it, check out our Fishing Tournament as well!

ON YOUR OWN or join our Fishing Tournament Thursday morning. 

Low Ropes

Our exciting, team-building low ropes confidence course is challenging and fun! How’s your coordination, communication, and teamwork? Get your family and friends together and let’s find out! 

ON YOUR OWN or guided during SCHEDULED ACTIVITY TIMES (Sign up at the Camp Office) 

Sports Complex

The new hangout for the entire family! This huge building hosts volleyball, basketball, a roller rink, Nerf park, ping pong, foosball, nine-square in the air, board games, toddler room, and seating area for fellowship. Please respect our Dress Code.

ON YOUR OWN or DURING ACTIVITY TIMES

Nine Square

A fancy version of the beloved classic Four Square, only its 9 squares… and it’s in the air!

Location: Sports Complex
ON YOUR OWN or DURING ACTIVITY TIMES

Carpet Ball

Swoosh, and score! One of the most popular sports for kids during Family Camp.

Location: N. Sports Complex
ON YOUR OWN

Basketball

Get your friends together to shoot some hoops or play a full blown game!

Location: Sports Complex
ON YOUR OWN

Nerf Park

Duck between obstacles, dodge Nerf bullets, and defend your position in fantastically fun, Family Camp experience.

Location: Sports Complex
DURING ACTIVITY TIMES

Foosball

For those who like to play soccer indoors and standing still.

Location: Sports Complex
ON YOUR OWN

Ping Pong

Tennis on a table. Paddles and balls available for check out at the Camp Office.

Location: Sports Complex
ON YOUR OWN

Board Games

Enjoy time together with family and friends! Board games available from the shelf by the seating area in the Sports Complex.

Location: Sports Complex
ON YOUR OWN

Taste of Journey

Our goal with Taste of Journey is to encourage young people to pursue an intimate relationship with the Lord and meditate on His Word. We hope you can join us and come to know the Lord in a deeper way this year at Family Camp! See Camp Schedule.

Location: Auditorium
See daily schedule.

Story Hour

Children young and old are invited to join us for Story Hour where kids are encouraged in God’s Word and entertained with engaging accounts of God’s faithfulness throughout history.

Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons
Location: Chapel

Horsemanship Class

Horses are some of the most beautiful animals on earth. Join us to learn proper care techniques from our skilled horsemasters! No previous sign-up required.

During select activity times. See schedule for details. 

Scripture Assembly

Help assemble portions of John and Romans for Gospel outreach in other countries! You will be able to help cut, staple, and put together these Scriptures to be sent overseas. This family project is suitable for ages 10 and up. Those under 12 must be accompanied by a parent.

Location: Auditorium
Sunday Afternoon and DURING ACTIVITY TIMES

Metalworking

Choose from a variety of metalworking projects for your family and friends! Projects include a Cowboy Grill, Dinner Bell,  Tripod for Campfires, and more! 

Location: N. Sports Complex
DURING ACTIVITY TIMES. Cost varies per project. Sign up at the Camp Office. 

Sewing Crafts

Enjoy sewing or would like to learn how?  Pick your favorite crafts and let your needlework shine! 

Location: Chapel
DURING ACTIVITY TIMES. Cost may vary per craft. Sign-up available at the Camp Office.

Hiking

Enjoy time with your friends and family in the great outdoors exploring on our beautiful new trails north of the lake! Trail maps available at the Camp Office.

ON YOUR OWN

Bicycling

As a preferred method of Family Camp transportation, bring your bikes and enjoy the beautiful campus! Unfortunately, on campus bike rentals are not available at this time.

ON YOUR OWN

Ponderosa Playground

Younger children are invited to enjoy our campground park featuring swings, monkey bars, slides and a large sandbox. Parental supervision required.

ON YOUR OWN 

Orchestra

Join the Family Camp Orchestra during Camp Meetings! Rehearsals and prelude begin 30 minutes before each meeting. Bring your instrument and join in! Basic proficiency on your instrument is required. Ability to sight-read from the hymnal is helpful.

See daily schedule for rehearsal times. 

Camp Quilt

Every year a quilt is made for Family Camp with the names of each family who attended. Visit the quilt display to see the quilts from previous years and sign your family’s own block!

See daily schedule for signature times. 

Community Night

Dinner on the Grounds and an exciting demonstration by horse-trainer Dr. Lew Sterrett under the stars!

S'More Families

Bring new families for FREE and recieve 50% off yourself!

Young Adult Fellowship

Fellowship and encouragement in the word of God!

Golf Cart Races

Rev your golf carts to the starting line!

Family Day

Good ol' fashioned fun! Outdoor crafts, games and dinner on the grounds!

Bike Parade

We're ready for a WHEEL good time!

Trade Days

Buy and sell with other Family Campers!

5K Trail Run

Epic course, epic terrain, epic fun.

Lake Day

A Family Camp Favorite. Canoe Races, Sand Castles, fun in the sun, hamburger cookout. What could be better?

Grand Finale

Going out with a BANG. How about a grand fireworks show for a finish?!

Sports Complex

The Family Camp Hangout. Seriously. Coffee Shop, Games, Sports, WiFi, the works.

Hand Lettering

Be inspired.

Special Events

“Special Events” are group events scheduled for camp families to interact and enjoy time together!

Western Day

Join us for crafts, games, pony rides, hay rides, and more! Followed by delicious BBQ meal (available for purchase), and a special evening message by Dr. Lew Sterrett!

Tuesday afternoon and evening
Location: Chapel/Corral

Invite your friends to Community Night!

5K Trail Run

Enjoy the beauty of God’s creation on our newly expanded trails north of Lake Loma! All ages and paces are welcome. Route is approximately 3.1 miles. Please reference our dress code for race attire. Check-in at 10:15 AM. Please log your finish times at the Lakefront Trailhead at the end of the race!

Location: Lakefront Trailhead
Thursday Morning

Golf Cart Racing

Rev your Golf Carts to the starting line to compete in this fun, fast-paced drag race! No previous sign up required. May the best cart win!

Tuesday afternoon
Location: Front of Convention Center

Trade Days

Trade Days is a time for you to “bring your goods to market” and enjoy buying and selling your handmade and homemade specialties with other Family Campers! No sign-up required. BYO table or rent one from the Camp Office for $5. (Electrical access is also available for $5; extension cords are not provided.)

Wednesday, 11:00 AM–4:00 PM
Location: N. Sports Complex

Lake Day

Come enjoy a sunny afternoon of lakefront games and canoe races! Hamburgers served at 6:00 PM (available for purchase or bring your own picnic) followed by an epic fireworks show! Fellowship afterwards around the bonfire! Don’t forget your picnic blankets, chairs, “Get-Wet-Clothes” and towels!*

Canoe race categories and signup sheets are available at the Camp Office. Qualifying races will be held on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons.

*No swimming please. ”Get-Wet-Clothes” for slip n’ slide—dark colors, loose fitting t-shirts, and knee-length shorts over swimsuits. No towels or blankets from our Guest Lodges, please.

Friday Afternoon
Location: Lakefront

Young Adult Fellowship

Young adults are invited to the lakefront for an enjoyable time of fellowship and encouragement in the Word of God. Coffee and snacks will be provided. Ages 18+. Hayrides to the Lakefront at 8:15 PM from the Sports Complex!

Monday evening
Location: Lakefront

Bike Parade

Decorate your favorite bikes, trikes, wagons, scooters, and strollers to pedal, push, or pull in this patriotic parade. Don’t forget your red, white, and blue fashion! Bike decorating starts at 9:00 AM; Parade starts at 10:45 AM

Wednesday Morning
Location: Sports Complex

Tournaments

Enjoy friendly, Family Camp competition for all skill-levels! With the exception of the Fishing Tournament, all tournament participants must be registered for the whole week of Family Camp and require the activity wristband.

Fishing Tournament

Enjoy fishing from Lake Loma? Anyone is welcome to join us for the fishing tournament Thursday, 7:00–10:00 AM! Tournament rules will be announced at the Lakefront. 

Horseshoe Tournament

Pitch the winning shoe and join us for our Horseshoe Tournament Friday afternoon! Sign-up at the Camp Office. All tournament participants must be registered for the whole week of Family Camp and require the activity wristband.

Ultimate Frisbee Tournament

Gather your friends together and try your teamwork, accuracy, and endurance in this competitive sport! Tournament guidelines and sign up at the Camp Office. All tournament participants must be registered for the whole week of Family Camp and require the activity wristband.

Location: Soccer Field.
Thursday

Volleyball Tournament

Play on your own or sign up as a team to compete in the Competitive and Non-Competitive Volleyball Tournaments! Players are required to be at the initial Volleyball Meeting on Sunday 8 PM to compete in either tournament. Tournament Sign-up at the Camp Office. All tournament participants must be registered for the whole week of Family Camp and require the activity wristband.

Location: Sand Courts

Canoe Races

An exciting sport hosted at Friday’s Lakefront Day! Qualifying rounds held during afternoon activity times. Race categories and sign-up sheets available at the Camp Office.

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