CAMP CAREW: Celebrating and Discovering God in Nature and in One Another 
CAMP CAREW: Celebrating and Discovering God in Nature and in One Another


Camps for Senior High Campers

Canoeing on Little Grassy Lake.
Canoeing on Little Grassy Lake.

At Camp Carew, We seek to help people deepen their awareness of God, each other and the natural world by providing a camp program and a setting in which personal growth can take place. Our hope is that campers will strengthen their own sense of personal worth as well as their relationship to Jesus Christ and to others. Activities at Camp Carew are directed toward Christian community. Through group living in the small unit, campers, and leaders are challenged to work, plan, play, study, sing, and worship together.

Horseback Camp, June 9—15, 2019

Horseback camp teaches campers the basics of horseback riding and equestrian care. It features regular camp activities and at least four hours of horse activities each day. The camp is for both Junior- and Senior-High campers. Horseback camp is $365 per camper. Scholarships are available.

Music, Art, and Drama Camp, June 9—15, 2019

Focusing on music, art, and drama and allows campers of all levels to be creative while having fun. Activities include drawing, painting, singing, performing, and a variety of crafts. MAD camp is $250 per camper. Scholarships are available.

Counselors-in-Training Camp, June 9—15, 2019

Counselors-in-Training Camp teaches the responsibilities and duties of being a camp counselor. To qualify for this program, you should be entering the 11th grade or above, be an active member in your congregation, demonstrate leadership skills, and be able to volunteer at least one other week during the summer. CiT camp is $155 per camper. Scholarships are available.

Leaders-in-Training Camp, June 9—15, 2019

Leaders-in-Training Camp is the second part of our leadership training program. To qualify, you should have attended a session of Counselors-in-Training and be able to volunteer at least one other week during the summer. LiT camp is $155 per camper. Scholarships are available.

General Camp I, June 16—22, 2019

General Camp II, July 7—13, 2019

General Camp III, July 21—27, 2019

Each General Camp offers a little bit of everything for each camper. Activities include swimming, canoeing, hiking, Bible Study, crafts, horseback riding, campfires, exploring, and outdoor living. General camp is $250 per camper. There is an additional $45 fee if horseback riding. Scholarships are available.

Photography Camp, June 23—26, 2019

Photography Camp information coming. Photography camp is $155 per camper. Scholarships are available.

High Adventure Camp, July 21—27, 2019

This camp is for High School grade campers. This camp helps campers learn about nature and our environment; how to interact within it and also how to take care of it. Some activities are caving, canoe trips, hiking, special adventure trips, team-building, compass reading, and learning basic sailing skills. High Adventure camp is $250 per camper. Scholarships are available.

Register for Camp Carew

Please note: the health profile section of the online registration process contains a download of a document that needs to filled out by your physician. You may then scan and upload this form to the website or bring it with you to camp. You may also make your payment securely through the CampDoc website.

Here are the answers to the most frequently asked questions about registering online. If you have further questions, You may call the CampDoc office at 734-636-1000.

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Camp Carew welcomes campers from all religious traditions.

Camp Carew is a drug- and alcohol-free environment.

Hiking in southern Illinois' state parks.
Hiking in southern Illinois' state parks.
Teaching and learning at Camp Carew.
Teaching and learning at Camp Carew.
Archery at Camp Carew.
Archery at Camp Carew.
Teaching and learning at Camp Carew.
Teaching and Learning at Camp Carew.
Shaving cream whiffle ball at Camp Carew.
Shaving cream whiffle ball at Camp Carew.
The fire pit in the outdoor sanctuary.
The fire pit in the outdoor sanctuary.
Horseback riding at Camp Carew.
Horseback riding at Camp Carew.