Events - Youth Week

Jul 25

Youth Week (July 25-31)
Youth Week's purpose is to provide high school students an experience within a Christian environment in which they are valued, establish and build Christ-based friendships, participate in engaging activities, reflect upon their Christ-given identity & purpose in life, & are challenged to develop in Christian character. Their Christian Growth focuses on equipping them to defend their faith through relevant topics. Campers will participate in activities including crafts, games, small groups, a dance, a talent show, service projects, swimming, canoeing, campfire devotions, worship, and so much more!

Age: Students who have completed Grades 8-12
Cost: $365 
Dean: Pastor Tom Vanderbilt
Topic Leader: TBA
Check-in: 4:00-5:00 P.M. in the Christian Life Center
Closing Worship: 9:30 A.M.
E-mailing Campers: Please send e-mails to with your child's name and cabin the subject line. Thank you!
COVID-19: Click here to see Camp Okoboji's COVID-19 Plans for this summer.

What To Bring
Change of clothes for 6 days
One piece swim suit
Closed Toe Shoes
Money for Camp Bank
Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo, soap)
Linens/Sleeping Bag
Shower & Beach Towel
Insect Repellent 
Sun Screen
Phone (we encourage youth to leave their phones at home. However, we will allow cell phones to be brought to camp. We will collect them at Check-in and structure one to two 30-minute sessions when campers can use their cell phones to communicate with family and friends)
Facial Coverings (i.e. masks) for each day of the session
Anything you need for the Talent Show (i.e. musical instrument, magic trick materials)

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