"Behold, a king will reign in righteousness, and princes will rule in justice." (Isaiah 32:1)
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Summer Camp Schedule
Sunday, May 27 Annual Hog Roast
11:30-2:30 Hog Roast Dinner
June 9 J.C. Training 10am-2pm
June 3-7 Joyful Hearts Camp ($135 / $270)
CILCA welcomes campers of all ages with developmental disabilities for a half or full week.
June 13-15 Pathfinders I ($130, grades 1-4)
June 17-22 Dauntless Souls ($300, grades 6-8)
June 17-22 *Wonder Week * NEW! Art Camp ($330)
Grades 6-10 exploring the artistic capabilities of nature with sculptor Abraham Mohler
June 22-24 Generations ($140 per twosome)
Introduce the next generation to camp! Campers from 4 years old through 4th grade can stay the weekend with a parent or adult guardian while getting acclimated to camp.
June 24-29 Bold Spirits ($300, grades 4-6)
June 24-29 *Aqua Week* New! ($300, grades 4-6)
All water activities, all week!
July 1-3 Pathfinders II ($130, grades 1-4)
July 6-7 Generations II ($70 per twosome)
4 years-4th grade, one night only.
July 8-13 Dauntless Souls II ($300)
Dark-Night Owl ($330)
Grades 6-8 will stay up all night and sleep all day!
July 15-20 M.A.D. Week ($330, grades 5-8)
Music - Athletics - Drama: Campers will choose from one track and participate in activities which concentrate in that area.
July 22-27 Intrepid Hearts ($300, grades 9-12)
July 29-August 3 Bold Spirits II ($300)
September 2 Chicken Fry & Auction
10:30 Worship Service
11:30-2:30 Chicken Fry Dinner
1:00 Live Auction Begins
September 21 Whippoorwill Golf Outing
October 27 Homecoming
Adventure Run, food, music, games, more!
Koch 60th Wedding Anniversary
Robert and Pauline Koch of Tallula, will celebrate their 60th wedding Anniversary . They were married on February 9 , 1958 at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Petersburg, IL. Please join family and friends for a cake and punch reception on Friday , February 16th at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Petersburg from 5:00 - 7:30pm.
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Camp CILCA Outdoor Ministries
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Camp CILCA is a year-round Christian retreat center and summer youth camp run by the Central Illinois Lutheran Camp Association which is an independent non-profit corporation whose membership consists of the Central Illinois District of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and the Central Illinois District Lutheran Layman’s League.
Camp CILCA's 225 acres are available for your church retreat, family reunion, outdoor ed program, servant event and more.
Our facilities include: Christian Growth Center, Retreat Center, Cabins, Camp Ground, Shower Facilities, Outdoor Devotion Sites, Challenge Course, Dining Hall, hiking/jogging trails, archery range, frisbee golf, sand volleyball courts, beach (canoes, swim docks, paddle boats, and kayaks), and indoor chapel.
Camp CILCA is the combination of a beautiful camp setting in God's nature, pleasing facilities and exciting Christ-centered programs. The staff and counselors at Camp CILCA make every effort to help make sure that your time spent here will be a meaningful and pleasant outdoor camping experience.