Resident Camps

Summer Camps Guide 2019

click to enlarge Camp Fire's Camp Sweyolakan is a favorite regional overnight camp experience, set on 300 acres at Lake Coeur d'Alene's Mica Bay.
Camp Fire's Camp Sweyolakan is a favorite regional overnight camp experience, set on 300 acres at Lake Coeur d'Alene's Mica Bay.

Camp Spalding Leadership Camp
A faith-based leadership program for campers interested in becoming camp counselors or helping out at later summer sessions. Grades 10-12. June 15-19. Application required; due May 22. $335. campspalding.org

Camp Reed Mini Camp
Campers enjoy a three-day and two-night opportunity to experience camp under the watchful eye of counselors and junior counselors. Mini campers swim, explore the 555 and participate in traditional camp activities. Boys and girls entering grades 1-2. Three-day sessions offered from June 16-Aug. 13. $245-$255. ymcainw.org/camp-reed

Camp Reed
Experience traditional camp activities including swimming, hiking, mountain biking, canoeing, ropes courses, archery, campfires and more. For boys and girls entering grades 3-9. Weeklong sessions from June 16-Aug. 17. (Horse program/units available July 14-Aug. 3; ages 10 and up; +$30-$200). $450-$520/session. ymcainw.org/camp-reed

Idaho Mission Project
A camp experience designed for area youth groups working on a servant mission project. Project assignments with local organizations are based off goals and information provided by each group. Sessions offered throughout the summer; call for availability. $295/camper. twinlow.org

Camp Spalding
Campers ride horses, swim, boat, zipline, play team sports and more at a faith-based camp. Discovery Camp (grades 2-4), June 19-22 and Aug. 11-14; Junior Camp (grades 5-6) June 23-29 and July 21-27; Jr. High Camp (grades 7-8), July 7-13 and Aug. 4-10; Senior Camp (grades 9-12) June 30-July 6 and July 28-Aug. 3. $235-$485. campspalding.org 731-4244

Lutherhaven: Shoshone Explorers
A faith-based adventure camp at Lutherhaven's second site on the Coeur d'Alene River. Float the river, hike in the forest, swim in the creek, climb the natural rock wall, camp out, ride horses, zipline and more. June 23-28 and July 28-Aug. 2 (grades 7-9); July 14-19 (grades 9-12). $284-$384. (payment plans available). lutherhaven.com

Spalding Pioneer Camps
A faith-based camp focusing on outdoor adventures, including camping in tipis, outdoor cooking and more. June 23-29 (grades 7-8), June 30-July 3 (grades 2-4), July 7-13 (grades 5-6), July 14-20 (grades 9-12). $230-$460. campspalding.org

Camp Cross
A faith-based sleepaway camp from the Episcopal Diocese of Spokane on Lake CdA offering team-building exercises, arts and crafts, swimming, wakeboarding/tubing, hiking, campfires, worship and more. June 23-28 (grades 9-12), July 7-12 (grades 4-6), July 28-Aug. 2 (grades 7-9) and Aug. 4-10 (grades 10-12). Also includes mini-camp June 30-July 2 (grades 2-3) and arts camp July 21-25 (grades 4-8). $144-$420 campcross.org 624-3191

Camp Four Echoes (grades 4-5)
Themed camp sessions include "Art on the Lake," "On Target," "Night Owls," "Camper Sampler," and more. Camp offers traditional activities including swimming, arts and crafts, hiking and games. Girls entering grades 4-5. Sessions offered weekly from June 23-Aug. 7. $305-$405. gsewni.org 800-827-9478

Camp Four Echoes (grades 6-8)
Themed sessions include "Just Chill," "Bullseye," "Nocturnals," "Intro to Sails" and more. Camps include traditional activities such as swimming, boating, hiking, arts and crafts and more. Girls entering grades 6-8. Sessions offered weekly June 23-Aug. 7. $245-$425. gsewni.org

Camp Four Echoes (grades 7-9)
Four themed, two-week sessions offer immersive and traditional camp activities including hiking, swimming, sailing, biking, canoeing, games, team building and more. Girls entering grades 7-9. Sessions offered June 23-July 3 and July 28-Aug. 7. $550-$645. gsewni.org

Camp Four Echoes Leadership Sessions (CIT)
Teen girls learn skills in leadership, the outdoors and working with children that are necessarily to become future camp counselors. Girls entering grades 8-12. June 23-July 3 (Adventures in Leadership), July 7-19 (CIT I) and July 21-Aug. 7 (CIT II). $500-$610. gsewni.org

Camp Lutherhaven
A faith-based resident camp on Lake Coeur d'Alene, offering traditional camp activities including ropes courses, campouts, water sports, Bible study, archery and more. 3-day and 6-day sessions for grades 1-12 are offered from June 23-Aug. 11. $156-$416 (payment plans available). lutherhaven.com

Twinlow High School Camps
Themed sessions include high school crossfire (July 7-12), "Rock 'n' Water" (July 28-Aug. 2), watersports (Aug. 4-9) and dance, drama, debate (Aug. 11-16) each offering traditional camp activities in a faith-based setting. Grades 9-12. Counselors in Training (grades 11+) is June 23-July 5. $335-$440. twinlow.org

Camp Lady of the Lake
An arts camp on Lake Coeur d'Alene offering dance, music, storytelling and singing workshops alongside traditional camp activities. June 23-29, for teens (12-17) and adults (18+); family camp week Aug. 11-17 ($150-$685/person). At Camp N-Sid-Sen facilities. $225-$465. ladyofthelake.org

Camp Sanders
A non-denominational Christian camp exploring outdoors the nature, with swimming, hiking, sports, crafts, music and more. Grades 6-12. June 24-28. Family camp July 10-14. $150. campsanders.net

Camp Gifford
Experience traditional camp activities including kayaking, swimming, hiking, crafts, sailing on Deer Lake and more in a faith-based setting at this Salvation Army-operated camp serving low income children. Ages 7-12. Weekly sessions for teens and youth are offered June 24-Aug. 2. See site for details. Cost varies based on income/eligibility. campgifford.org

Lutherhaven: Shoshone Creek Ranch
Campers develop their horse skills in the arena and on trails at this rustic mountain guest ranch in a creek-side setting. Includes daily horse time, plus popular camp activities like swimming, a natural climbing wall, tubing, crafts, campfire cooking, worship and Bible study. Six-day sessions (grades 5-12) offered weekly from June 24-Aug. 2. At Shoshone Mountain Retreat. $511. lutherhaven.com

Boy Scouts Camp Easton
Spend a week on the shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene at camp, which offers activities like swimming, water-skiing, boating, sailing, kayaking, paddleboarding, hiking and more. Ages 11-17. Sessions offered June 23-Aug. 10. $165-$375. nwscouts.org

Camp Sweyolakan
The traditional rustic sleep-away camp, voted Best Local Camp in the Inlander, on Lake Coeur d'Alene is accessible only by boat. Campers enjoy swimming, boating, archery, outdoor activities, ropes courses, arts and crafts and more. Coed, grades 1-12. Seven week long sessions offered between June 27-Aug. 11, most run Sun-Fri. Mini-camp experience, (3 day/2 night) is June 30-July 2. $240-$475. campfireinc.org 747-6191

Camp Sweyolakan Teen Leadership Programs
High school juniors and seniors who wish to become future camp counselors learn leadership skills and more. Senior CIT: June 27-July 16. Junior CIT: July 29-Aug 16. High schoolers can attend free as a Camper Buddy, assisting special needs campers. Application + prerequisites needed. $850-$950. campfireinc.org

Twinlow Middle School Camps
A faith-based (United Methodist Church) camp offering traditional camp activities including archery, crafts, canoeing and more. Grades 6-9. General sessions offered between June 28-Aug. 2; watersports sessions are July 7-12 and Aug. 11-16; fine arts camp is Aug. 4-9. $325-$375. twinlow.org 208-352-2671

Lutherhaven: Shoshone Odyssey
Experience outdoor adventures in a tent on Shoshone Creek. Activities through the week include horseback riding, rock climbing, floating the river, swimming and more. Grades 4-9. Sessions offered June 30-July 5, July 21-26 and Aug 4-9. $380. lutherhaven.com 866-729-8372

Camp MiVoden
Campers experience activities from waterskiing to arts and crafts in a faith-based setting. June 30-July 7 (ages 11-13), July 7-14 (ages 8-10) and July 14-21 (ages 13-16). $325. mivoden.com

MiVoden Cowboy Camp
A faith-based camp focusing on horsemanship, trail riding, equestrian sports, barn care and more. June 30-July 7 (ages 14-16), July 7-14 (ages 10-12) and July 14-21 (ages 11-13). $355. mivoden.com 242-0506

MiVoden Extreme Teen Camps
A faith-based camp for teens who want to push themselves, offering tough climbs, whitewater rafting and survival techniques. Ages 13-16. Ssessions June 30-July 21. $390. mivoden.com 242-0506

MiVoden Wakeboard Camps
Catch some air and learn how to wakeboard at a faith-based camp using the camp's special wakeboarding boat. June 30-July 7 (ages 14-16), July 7-14 (ages 14-16) and July 14-21 (ages 12-13). $370. mivoden.com

Camp Four Echoes (grades 1-3)
Themed camp sessions include "Camp Peeps," "Splashing Around," "Fun in the Sun," "Busy Bees" and "Splish Splash," offering traditional camp activities including hiking, swimming, arts and crafts, songs and more. Girls entering grades 1-3. Sessions offered June 30-July 3, July 7-12, July 21-26, July 28-Aug. 2 and Aug. 4-7. $245-$425. gsewni.org 747-8091

Twinlow Primary Camp
A shorter camp stay for younger campers, offering crafts, games, swimming and faith-based learning opportunities. Grades 1-3. Sessions offered June 30-July 3 and Aug. 4-9. $160/session. twinlow.org

Camp Reed CIT Program
Three sessions, each consisting of a work week and a bike week, are designed to provide a comprehensive youth experience in which each individual is encouraged to reach his/her full potential. For boys and girls entering grade 10. Sessions offered from June 30-Aug. 10. $620-$640. ymcainw.org/camp-reed. 777-9622

Lutherhaven Family Camp
Families can experience a traditional sleepaway camp together in a faith-based setting. Cabin, yurt, tent and RV camping options available. July 3-7. Prices vary based on camping options. lutherhaven.com

Twinlow Family Camp
Families are invited to camp for a semi-structured, faith-based program of activities around the camp with lots of time on the lake. July 3-7. $$75/person. twinlow.org

Camp Cross Family Sessions
The Episcopal Diocese of Spokane's faith-based family camping retreat on Lake CdA, offering traditional camp activities, kid-free time for parents and more. Offered July 3-6 and Aug. 30-Sept. 2. $60-$150/person, based on age. campcross.org

Boy Scouts Camp Grizzly
Since 1938, this has been the home to summer adventure for countless Scouts and Scout Leaders. Campers can try their hand at programs such as ATVs, shooting sports, blacksmithing, welding, water activities and more. Ages 11-17. Weekly sessions offered July 7-27. $165-$355. nwscouts.org

Cocolalla Lake Bible Camp
A faith-based camp program within the context of the great outdoors, offering traditional camp activities, Bible study and more. July 7-12 (ages 13-18) July 14-18 (ages 11-12), July 21-25 (ages 9-10), July 28-Aug. 1 (ages 7-8). $165-$190. clbcamp.org

Camp N-Sid-Sen
A faith-based (United Church of Christ) resident camp on Lake Coeur d'Alene offering traditional camp activities such as crafts, songs, water activities and more. July 7-13 (grades 5-9), July 14-17 (grades 2-4), July 14-20 (grades 10+), July 19-21 (emerging adults). Family sessions July 28-Aug. 3 and Aug. 4-10. Work camp (all ages) June 10-15. $215-$515. n-sid-sen.org

Twinlow Elementary Camps
Young campers get a week of traditional camp activities, including Bible study, team activities, games and more. Grades 3-6. July 7-12 and Aug. 11-16 (general session); July 28-Aug 2 (lake camp) and Aug. 4-9 (fish 'n' sail). $335-$385. twinlow.org

Boy Scouts Cub Country
A Wild West-themed week of camp for Cub Scouts, offering swimming, boating, hiking, fishing, archery, BB gun shooting, arts and crafts, and more. Ages K-5. Sessions offered July 11-14 (family camp), July 18-21 and July 25-28 (Cub Scouts), Aug. 1-4 (Webelos). $100-$155. nwscouts.org/wildwest

Clearwater Arts Camp
Campers focus on a chosen art form or experiment in multiple areas such as music, visual arts, drama and dance, in a faith-based setting with time for outdoor activities. Grades 7-12. July 14-20. $495. campspalding.org

Camp Four Echoes (grades 8-12)
Two sessions for older girls are offered this summer, taking camp to the next level, literally, by taking on bigger, more complex challenges in cooking, crafts, recreation and more. Grades 8-12. Sessions offered July 14-19 and July 28-Aug. 2. $365-$510. gsewni.org 747-8091

Lutherhaven: Wake on the Lake
Spend the week water skiing, wakeboarding and tubing, along with traditional overnight camp favorites, like sleeping in tents and cooking meals over the campfire. Grades 8-12. Sessions July 14-19 (grades 7-9) and July 21-26 and July 28-Aug. 2 (grades 9-12) $465 (payment plans available). lutherhaven.com

Ross Point Baptist Camp
A Christian camp on the Spokane River offering traditional camp activities, worship, games and more. Grades K-12. Sessions offered June 16-21 (grades 6-9); June 21-22 (under grade 2 w/ parent; $30-$40); June 23-28 (grades 4-6); June 30-July 5 (grades 9-12). $200-$291. rosspoint.org

Twin Eagles Nature Overnight Camp
Campers learn wilderness skills such as making fire by friction, finding edible/medicinal plants, tracking animals, building natural shelters and more. July 21-26 (ages 10-13) and July 29-Aug 4 (ages 13-18), near Priest River, Idaho. $675-$775. twineagles.org

MiVoden Family Camp
The whole family can attend this faith-based camp together, participating in classes, evening campfire sessions and more. Sessions offered July 21-28, Aug. 4-11 and Aug. 14-18. $165-$340/person. mivoden.com

SOLE Teen Trek Experience
An outdoor leadership expedition that helps teens develop personal and group leadership skills related to outdoor living and travel as a member of an actual backcountry expedition in the Idaho and Montana wilderness. Ages 14-17. July 22-29 (boys) and Aug. 5-10 (girls). $670-$695/session. soleexperiences.org

Camp Sweyolakan Family Camp
"You and Me, Kid!" lets children experience a weekend of camp activities at Camp Sweyolakan on Lake Coeur d'Alene with a parent, guardian or older sibling. Meals included. July 26-28. $$45/ages 4-18, $80/adult, free/age 3 and under. campfireinc.org 747-6191

Lutherhaven Kindercamp
Children are invited to experience sleep-away camp with a family member or adult and enjoy the outdoor activities and scenery at Camp Lutherhaven. Kids ages 4-5 with an adult 18+. Aug. 3-5. $132/adult-child pair; $26 each additional child. lutherhaven.com 866-729-8372

Lutherhaven: Trek Camp
Lutherhaven's water adventure camp formerly known as Outdoor Pursuits. Spend the mornings and evenings at Lutherhaven and the days around the area rafting, boating, stand-up paddle boarding, voyager canoeing, camping out and more. Grades 7-12. Sessions Aug. 4-9 (grades 9-12) and Aug. 11-16 (grades 7-9). $465. lutherhaven.com 866-729-8372

Cocolalla Backpacking
Camp A four-day, three-night backpacking trip in the Selkirk Crest of North Idaho, offering Bible studies, swimming, fishing, survival skills and fellowship. Ages 13-18. Aug. 7-10 and Aug. 25-25 (intermediate level hiking). $170. clbcamp.org

Spalding Family Camp
The whole family can go to camp together and enjoy boating, barbecuing, swimming and other activities in a faith-based setting. Aug. 14-18. Mom, Dad & Me sessions (kids entering grades K-2; $145-$210) June 14-15. $65-$375/person. campspalding.org

Cocolalla Family Camp
Families enjoy a faith-based summer camp together, with swimming, canoeing, programmed activities and more. Aug. 16-18. $90/couple, plus $15/child to a max of $130, or $70/person. clbcamp.org

Inlander Winter Party @ Spokane Convention Center

Fri., Nov. 15, 4-9 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 16, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • or