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Art Explosion (Grades 4-6)

Bring out your wild creativity as you make works of art and then destroy them! Play outside the traditional artist’s “box” and create masterpieces using mud, recycled objects and more! Compete to build the best LEGO© creation, launch the highest water rocket in your group or just build for fun and see where your creativity and a few basic art materials take you!

Canoe Quest: Missouri (Grades 7-12)

Adventure awaits! Travel to the Current River in Missouri and spend your days canoeing, exploring, cooking outdoors, sleeping in tents and building friendships with others your age. Relax in the natural wonders of the outdoors and experience a week away from the noise and bustle of modern life.

Cave Quest: Missouri (Grades 7-12)

Take a journey underground! Travel to Meramec State Park and enjoy a week of cave exploration. If you are not afraid of the dark and like to get muddy, here is your chance to learn about caves and earn exciting stories to tell. Bring a hard hat (bike helmets are fine), grubby clothes, sturdy footwear, a flashlight and batteries!

Colorado Rocks! (Grades 7-12)

For those seeking the ultimate adventure, head west on a 10-day alpine ecology trip that will test your limits. Learn how to climb and about geology and wildlife not found in your backyard. Campers should be in good physical condition and be willing to set their goals high. Spaces are limited so register early! Check our online registration page for the early registration deadline.

Create Your Own Camp Adventure (Grades: You Choose)

Do you have a great idea for a camp program? Do the programs offered here sound fantastic but happen to be at an inconvenient time? Our staff would like to help provide the camper experience you desire. For groups of 6 or more campers, we can arrange to provide a camp experience that is customized to the interests of your group. Registration fees may vary, depending on your chosen activities. Please contact Lauren for more information or to make you idea a reality. NOTE: You must contact Camp at least one month in advance of your desired program dates.

Explorers (Grades 4-6) and (Grades 6-9)

Adventure is out there! Campers stay onsite, with something new to discover each day. Adventures include cooking over a campfire, playing games, swimming, hiking, canoeing, creek walking and so much more!

Family Camp (All Ages)

Are you looking for a place to unplug with the entire family for a couple of days? Join us for two days of family fun! With activities like archery, canoeing, swimming, crafts and more, your family is guaranteed to have a blast. Note: Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

First Discovery (Grades 1-4)

Are you a first-time camper? This program is for you! Spend a few days at Camp to
experience the fun and see what it is all about. You will receive extra attention so that your first camp experience is a positive one.
Note: This program runs Sunday-Tuesday. Pick-up is noon on Tuesday.

Fishing: Treehouse (Grades 4-6) and (Grades 6-9)

Do you have any good fishing stories to tell? Come to Camp Wartburg and create some new ones. Bring along your own fishing gear and learn how to bait and cast and how to use lures. Campers will fish at Camp Wartburg and other ponds in the area, tour a bait shop and sleep in our rustic treehouses.

Forts, Fantasy and Fun (Grades 1-4)

Join us for this popular week of wonder, excitement and creativity! Dress up like a knight, a princess or a super hero. Build a fort or “castle,” or decorate a “pirate ship” and set sail! There are no limits to where your imagination could lead you!

Hands Reaching: Louisiana (Grades 8+)

Live out your faith and make a difference in the lives of others! Using Camp Restore as a home base, volunteer at several organizations in Louisiana, assisting people in need while serving alongside Christian leaders who take the call of serving the poor seriously. YOU can make a difference. Spaces are limited so the deadline to sign up is May 1, 2018!

Horse Play (Grades 4-6) and (Grades 6-9)

Spend your mornings with horses and improve your riding skills. Visit a nearby riding center where you will learn how to care for your horse, learn new techniques, play games and go on a trail ride. Afternoons are spent at Camp participating in other fun activities.

Night Owl (Grades 6-9)

Are you a creature of the night? Sleep in the day and stay up all evening! Live your week as a nocturnal animal by the light of the moon! Visit an outdoor play at The Muny and take a night ride on our zip line. Experience what happens at Camp when everyone else is asleep. Don’t forget your flashlight!

Paintball (Grades 6-9)

Are you new to the game or a qualified commando? Join us for a week of fun: four trips to Wacky Warriors in Millstadt and one “break” day for High Ropes. Experience the fun of Camp, learning teamwork on and off the field. Campers receive a Wacky Warriors t-shirt!

Rocks, Ropes, Rappelling (Grades 6-9)

Challenge yourself in this adventure program that will take you to new heights. Build skills and confidence on the High Ropes course and the YMCA rock wall, then spend a day rappelling and rock climbing at Giant City! Accept the challenge and join us on higher ground!

Shepherding Sheep (Grades: K-Adult)

This program is designed to get campers with disabilities outdoors and in an environment of interaction with other individuals. Camp Wartburg’s camper to counselor ratio in one-to-one or one-to-two staff/volunteers per camper. Camp Wartburg is a wonderful experience that enables the campers to be themseleves, enjoy the outdoors, and partcipate in fun activities. There is focused attention on the camper, which makes them feel special for the time they are at Camp. Session I is Sun-Wed and Session II is Wed-Sat of Memorial Day week, annually. Apply online to be a part of this special week.

Sports Camp (Grades 4-6)

Do you love sports? We know you’ve played games like baseball and soccer, but have you experienced archery, climbing and the subtle beauty of Lutherball? Join us for a week of old favorites and new fun. You will also get to go to a Gateway Grizzlies baseball game.

Spy Camp (Grades 4-6)

You are a spy, with a mission! The details are top secret, but to complete it you need a code name and a disguise. Crack codes, show skills in tracking, question suspects, ride our zip line and enjoy other Camp activities while working undercover to complete your assignment. Will you succeed with your mission before time runs out?

Survival: Treehouse (Grades 4-6) and (Grades 6-9)

Learn survival skills and put them to the test. Find out what’s edible in our neck of the woods. Canoe on the Kaskaskia River. Cook many of your own meals over an open fire and stay in our rustic treehouses. Learning outdoor skills is an important focus of this experience.

Theater Arts (Grades 6-9)

Be a star! Learn about acting, improv, set design and costumes. Take a trip to a local theater for a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into putting on a show, followed by an outdoor performance at The Muny. Then write a play of your own and perform for family and friends at the Friday Festival!

Wacky Water Week (Grades 3-6)

WATER! Fun activities of every shape and size will take place all over Camp Wartburg. Make a splash in the pool, explore the creek, stay cool playing water games and visit a nearby water park. This is a great program for campers wanting to stay cool and make a “splash” this summer.

WOW (Wonders of Wartburg) (Grades 4-6) and (Grades 6-9)

Experience the best that Camp Wartburg has to offer crammed into one fun and wonderful week! Horseback riding, canoeing on the Kaskaskia River and more! Fourth through sixth graders take on the zip line and climbing tower, and sixth through ninth graders experience the full high-ropes course. Leave Camp saying “WOW!”

WOW EPIC! (Grades 4-6)

Looking for some epic fun? Sign up for our newest WOW camp! Fourth through sixth graders enjoy the climbing wall and zip line and compete on Camp’s disk-golf course. If you are still not convinced, we’ve also added Laser Tag!

WOW X-Treme! (Grades 6-9)

Loved coming to WOW Camp, but want a new experience? We’ve taken WOW and added a few twists. We’ve traded horses for mountain bikes! We put the canoes back on the racks for a different type of adventure – high ropes, go-karts and paintball! Join us for some X-treme FUN!