Events - J.O.Y. Camp

Jun 10

J.O.Y. Camp I - Ages 9 and Up (June 10-13)
J.O.Y. Camp I - Ages 9 and Up (June 10-13)
JESUS - OTHERS - YOU!  J.O.Y. Camp is intentionally designed for campers with developmental disabilities to participate in engaging, fun activities while growing in their faith in Jesus! Activities at J.O.Y. Camp include Bible Lessons, joy-filled singing, arts & crafts, boat rides, yard games, Bingo, a dance, and a highly anticipated day trip to Arnold's Park! Caring adults and volunteers will interact and guide campers during their time at Camp to ensure they receive the most excellent, engaging, safe, and fun experience at Camp Okoboji! 

Please register online! Online registration allows the check-in process at the beginning of JOY Camp go much faster which allows campers to begin their retreat sooner! If you have any problems with online registration, call Izaak (712-337-3325)! We are more than happy to assist you in any questions you have!

Age: Ages 9+
Cost: Overnight Campers: $190  |   Day Campers: $90 
Check-In: 4:00-5:00 P.M. in the Discover Center
Closing Worship: 9:45 A.M. - 10:45 A.M. (J.O.Y. Campers in the choir will be singing during the service)
E-Mailing Campers: Send messages to your camper throughout the week! Send e-mails to with your camper's name and cabin the subject line
COVID-19: Click here to see Camp Okoboji's COVID-19 Plan for this summer.

For paper registration, click here. 

What To Bring
Change of clothes for 3 days
One piece swim suit
Closed Toe Shoes
Money for Camp Store/Bank
Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo, soap)
Linens/Sleeping Bag
Shower & Beach Towel
Insect Repellent 
Sun Screen
Facial Coverings (i.e. masks) for every day of the session