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Come experience the beauty of God’s creation in the Sawtooth Mountains of Idaho, connect with a positive community, and participate in new adventures. Luther Heights offers many program opportunities for campers of all ages to grow in faith, reconnect, and rejuvenate.

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Registration and full balance is due at least 14 days before the start of the program. A non-refundable $50 deposit is due at the time of registering for youth camps to reserve your spot. Nuclear Family Cap: $500 for family+ camps; $1,000 for youth camps. For more information on financial support, click here.

All camps, retreats, and service weekends will be open for on-site registration from 4 - 6 pm on the first day of the program. Departure is between 11 am - 12 pm on the last day.

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Youth Camps

EXPLORERS

1st - 3rd grade

Explorers (formerly Intros) is specifically designed to give younger youth a great introductory camp experience within a shortened time frame (Sunday - Wednesday). Campers will enjoy learning camp games and songs, exploring the trails, swimming at Alturas Lake, engaging in Bible study and joining the entire camp in worship.

Cost: $215 Dates: June 27-30; July 18-21; August 1-4

PATHFINDERS

4th – 6th grade

Pathfinders (formerly Juniors) offers a full-week experience for 4th – 6th graders and is intentionally designed to offer more choices for a unique camp experience. Afternoon activities include archery, hiking, canoeing, and games. New this year will be an evening of cooking over a fire with a Dutch oven! Campers engage in daily Bible study with their cabin group, all-camp worship, and all-camp games.

Cost: $380 Dates: June 27-July 1; July 18-22; August 1-5

TRAILBLAZERS

7th – 8th grade

Trailblazers (formerly Intermediates) broadens a camper’s experience of camp by creating time for team building, low-ropes, and leadership skill development. Campers will participate in daily Bible study, nightly devotions, camp worship and all-camp games. They will also spend one night away from camp, enjoying a longer hike, learning to cook their meals over a campfire and experiencing a night under the stars.

Cost: $380 Dates: June 27-July 1; July 18-22; August 1-5

NAVIGATORS

9th – 12th grade

Navigators (formerly Senior High) offers campers freedom in their daily adventures with opportunities to canoe, hike backcountry trails, and go swimming. Campers will spend one night under the stars with their cabin group, experiencing daily Bible study and worship around a campfire.

Cost: $380 Dates: July 11-15, August 1-5

LEADER-IN-TRAINING (L.I.T.)

9th – 12th grade

Leader-In-Training provides high school campers an opportunity to extend their week of Navigators camp to grow deeper in faith and develop leadership skills. L.I.T.s will participate in an extra small-group excursion over the weekend, and then will be partnered with a counselor to assist and lead activities, serve with camp and kitchen staff, and learn more about working for camp. (Formerly known as Camphands.)

Cost: $480 Dates: July 11-22

*You must apply and interview for this program. Email for an application.

SERVANT ADVENTURE LEADERSHIP TEAMS (S.A.L.T.)

Middle and High School Youth Groups

Bring your own youth group to Luther Heights for a program experience completely your own. A blend of service and adventure, Luther Heights can help to accommodate your servant group with on or off-site service opportunities such as building picnic tables, clearing trails, or assisting local food pantries, as well as including fun adventures such as hiking, canoeing, horseback riding and whitewater rafting.

For full pricing, opportunities, and requests, contact Kelly Preboski, Executive Director at .

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Family Camps

FAMILY+ CAMP

All Ages Welcome Family is defined as nuclear and extended family, dear friends, church family, and beyond, hence the plus!

Family+ Camp is designed to be flexible and accommodating for your entire family to enjoy the weekend in the mountains. This camp will offer Bible studies, staff-led activities, and free time to explore the trails, swim, and relax. At the end of the day, gather with others for evening worship.

Cost: $145/person; 5 and under free Dates: June 18-20/21; July 2-5

GRAND CAMP

Grandparents and Grandchildren

A camp designed to offer time for grandparents and grandkids to connect and make lifelong memories. Come to the mountains to play, learn, and have intentional time devoted to strengthening relationships between grandparents and grandkids. Share a cabin and enjoy camp activities together, including campfires, hiking, Bible studies, and worship.

Cost: $145/person; 5 and under free Dates: June 23-26

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Retreats

GETAWAY WEEKEND

All Ages Welcome

Getaway weekends offer a quiet weekend for you and your group to do as much or as little as you’d like. This unprogrammed retreat allows you to spend your time however you’d like, and LHBC provides all your meals, including a pack-out lunch for your adventures. Feel free to roam around the area or grab a seat on the lodge deck to relax. Rent a cabin and enjoy! Cabins sleep up to 12.

The primary contact of the rental will register for “Getaway Weekend Cabin + Camper.” All other campers in the group will register for “Getaway Weekend Camper.”

Cost: $50/cabin + $50/person; 5 and under free Dates: June 4-6; September 3-6 (Labor Day extra $25/person)

BE STILL RETREAT

Adults Only

The perfect weekend to relax and get away from all distractions. Simply enjoy the quiet of the mountains, trees and lakes surrounding camp. This minimally programmed weekend allows you to spend your time however you’d like: hiking, painting, photography, mountain biking, fishing, reading on the porch - anything that brings you peace. Morning devotions will be held daily, an optional Bible study on Saturday morning, and a worship opportunity as well.

Cost: $100/person Dates: August 27-29

FLY-FISHING RETREAT

Ages 10 and up; All Skills Levels Welcome

Come explore some of Idaho’s best waters in the heart of the Sawtooth Mountains. Whether you’re an experienced angler or an adventurous novice, this is the perfect opportunity to test your skills and fish with friends. The weekend will include casting lessons, a fly-tying workshop, and time on the water. Relax after a full day of fishing with evening worship around the campfire. Luther Heights can supply all the equipment needed, however please email to reserve. A fishing license – one-day or season – is required.

Cost: $100/person Dates: August 13-15 (Ages 10+)

WOMEN’S RETREAT

Adult Women Only

Join in a weekend filled with connections... to God, friends, and self. Hosted by one of our owner congregations, activities include a guest speaker, Bible studies and time to relax. Enjoy connecting with other women as you refresh during a weekend away. You can register online or call the office at (208) 886-7657.

Cost: $100/person Dates: July 16-18

WOMEN’S WELLNESS RETREAT

Adult Women Only

Connect with other women while you disconnect from distractions and take the weekend to rest and renew. Guest speaker(s) to help facilitate discussions on various components of health, such as spiritual, mental and physical health. Options to participate in extra experiences or adventures, like painting or making soap, guided hikes, or yoga will vary.

Cost: $100/person Dates: September 10-12

YOUNG AT HEART RETREAT

Adults Ages 55+

A chance to getaway to the mountains for 55+ aged campers, relaxing in the stillness of camp in the fall. Opportunities for fellowship, personal reflection, and time in the Word abound in this time for those young at heart.

Cost: $100/person Dates: September 12-14

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Volunteer Opportunities

SERVICE WEEKENDS

All Ages and Skill Levels Welcome

Please register online for these weekends for proper accommodations and to sign waiver. Service Weekends are free for volunteers to experience camp and put their faith into servant action. Help us open up or close down the cabins and ensure program space is properly taken care of. Our Summer Service Weekend will be focused on camp maintenance and improvements. Daily devotion time as a community is programmed around service opportunities.

Cost: Volunteer Dates: Opening: May 28-31; Summer Service: July 9-11; Closing: October 1-3

Interested in volunteering as a Resource Pastor, Health Care Manager, Mental Health Professional, Professional Photographer, or in another capacity? Contact Kelly Preboski at for more information.

 

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