click to enlarge Camp Sweyolakan is Camp Fire’s traditional summer camp on Lake Coeur d’Alene.
Camp Sweyolakan is Camp Fire’s traditional summer camp on Lake Coeur d’Alene.


UPDATE: Some 2020 summer camps have been canceled since this guide was published. Please check with each camp organization for more information.

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 21-Aug. 14. $190-$400/person. nwscouts.org/campeaston

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 5-25. $190-$400. nwscouts.org/campgrizzly 242-8231

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 July 9-12 (Webelos), July 16-19, July 23-26 and July 30-Aug. 2. $100-$185/person. nwscouts.org/wildwest

Camp Cross
A faith-based sleepaway camp hosted by the Episcopal Diocese of Spokane on Lake Coeur d'Alene offering team-building exercises, arts and crafts, swimming, wakeboarding/tubing, hiking, campfires, worship and more. June 21-26 (Mission Quest; ages 13-18), July 12-17 (grades 4-6), July 26-31 (grades 7-9) and Aug. 2-8 (grades 10-13). Also includes mini-camp July 9-11 (grades 2-3) and arts camp July 21-25 (grades 4-9). $152-$440. campcross.org 509-624-3191

Camp Four Echoes (grades 1-3)
This year's programs at Camp Four Echoes include "Fun in the Sun," "Busy Bees," "Camp Peeps," and "Splashing Around." Girls entering grades 1-3. Week-long sessions offered June 21-Aug. 5; see website for session breakdown and details. $290-$425. gsewni.org 747-8091

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 21-Aug. 5; see website for session details. $290-$425. gsewni.org 800-827-9478

Camp Four Echoes (grades 6-8)
Themed sessions include "Everything H2O," "Filming Frenzy," "Canoe the CDA" and more. Camps include traditional activities such as swimming, boating, hiking, arts and crafts and more. New this year, campers can also work as program aides for the Mini Echoes day camp. Girls entering grades 6-8. Sessions offered weekly from June 21-Aug. 5; see website for session details. $290-$425. gsewni.org 800-827-9478

Camp Four Echoes (grades 7-10)
Two-week programs this year include "Canoe North Idaho," "Intermediate Sailing," "Shipwrecked," and "Idaho Adventures." See session details online. Girls entering grades 7-10. Offered June 21-July 2, July 12-17, July 19-23 and July 26-Aug. 5. $290-$630. gsewni.org

Camp Four Echoes Leadership Sessions
Teen girls learn skills in leadership, the outdoors and working with children that are necessarily to become future camp counselors. Girls entering grades 9-12. Adventures in Leadership (grades 9-12) is July 26-Aug. 5; CIT sessions (grades 10-12) are July 26-Aug. 5 and July 5-23. $500-$610. gsewni.org 800-827-9478

Camp Four Echoes Totally Trippin'
This year is the inaugural season of Totally Trippin,' offering road tripping, camping, exploring and seeing new sights. Groups arrive Sunday to meet counselors and fellow campers before gathering gear and hitting the road Monday morning for adventures by horseback, bicycle, hiking and more. Girls entering grades 6-12. Sessions offered June 21-Aug. 5; see details online. $475-$635. gsewni.org 747-8091

Camp Gifford
Experience traditional camp activities including kayaking, swimming, hiking, crafts, music, 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 22-July 31. See site for details. Cost varies based on income/eligibility. campgifford.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. Music & Dance Week is June 21-27 for teens (12-17) and adults (18+); Family Camp Week is Aug. 9-15. At Camp N-Sid-Sen facilities. $150-$690. ladyofthelake.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 21-Aug. 14. See site for complete details. $162-$426/session. lutherhaven.com

Camp MiVoden
Campers experience activities from waterskiing to arts and crafts in a faith-based setting. June 28-July 5 (ages 11-13), July 5-12 (ages 8-10) and July 12-19 (ages 13-16). $360/session. mivoden.com 242-0506

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 5-11 (grades 5-9), July 12-15 (grades 2-4), July 12-18 (grades 10+). Family sessions offered July 26-Aug. 1 and Aug. 2-8. Work camp (all ages) is May 30-June 5. $220-$520. n-sid-sen.org 208-689-3489

Camp Reed
While living in a single-gender, rustic camp cabins, campers join in all that camp has to offer, including waterfront arts and crafts, hikes, campfires, games and more. For boys and girls entering grades 3-9. Weeklong sessions from June 14-Aug. 15. (Horse program/units available July 12-Aug. 1; ages 10 and up; additional $30-$200). $455-$525. ymcainw.org 777-9622

Camp Reed CIT Program
Over the course of two weeks, teens build leadership skills through active team building, group learning, community building and service. The CIT program incorporates one week at camp and one week out of camp on a 200+ mile bike trip. For boys and girls entering grade 10. Sessions offered from June 28-Aug. 8. $325-$645. ymcainw.org 777-9622

Camp Reed Mini Camp
Young 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 and participate in traditional camp activities. Boys and girls entering grades 1-2. Three-day sessions offered from June 14-Aug. 11. $250-$260. ymcainw.org 777-9622

Camp Sanders Family Camp
A non-denominational Christian camp exploring outdoors the nature, with swimming, hiking, sports, crafts, music and more. July 8-12. $140/adult. campsanders.net

Camp Spalding
Campers ride horses, swim, boat, zipline, play team sports and more at a faith-based camp. Discovery Camp (grades 2-4) is June 24-27 and Aug. 16-19; Junior Camp (grades 5-6) is July 5-11 and July 26-Aug. 1; Jr. High Camp (grades 7-8) is June 28-July 4, July 19-25 and Aug. 2-8; Senior Camp (grades 9-12) is July 12-18 and Aug. 9-15. $230-$490. campspalding.org

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 20-24. Application process required; due May 22. $330. campspalding.org 731-4244

Camp Sweyolakan
The traditional, rustic sleepaway camp 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 are offered between June 28-Aug. 12, most run Sun-Fri. A mini-camp experience (3 day/2 night; $245) is July 29-31. $485/session. campfireinc.org 747-6191

Camp Sweyolakan Family Camp
"You and Me, Kid!" is family camping without the hassle. Families can escape for a weekend and reconnect with one another while enjoying hiking, boating, swimming, archery, ropes courses and an evening beach party and barbecue. Meals included. Sept. 19-20. $85/adults; $50/ages 3-18; kids under age 3 are free. campfireinc.org 747-6191

Camp Sweyolakan Leadership Programs
High school juniors and seniors who wish to become future camp counselors learn leadership skills and more. Open to boys and girls entering grades 11-12. Senior CIT session: June 28-July 24. Junior CIT session: Aug 2-21. High school teens can attend camp for free by serving as a "Camper Buddy," assisting special needs campers, or being a dishwasher or bugler. Application process/prerequisites needed. $860-$960. campfireinc.org 747-6191

Camp Sweyolakan: Just the Two of Us
Enjoy a mix of bonding activities with free time to explore with a special child in your life. Parents and their children enjoy activities like boating, swimming, relays, ropes courses, hikes, team building activities and more. Sept. 19-20. $85/adults; $50/youth grades 1-12. campfireinc.org 747-6191

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. 5-8 and Aug. 20-23 (intermediate level hiking). $175. clbcamp.org

Cocolalla Family Camp
Families can enjoy a faith-based summer camp together with swimming, canoeing, programmed activities and more. Aug. 14-16. $90/couple, plus $10/child to a max of $130, or $70/person. Reserve by Aug. 4. clbcamp.org 208-263-3912

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 5-10 (teen camp), July 12-16 (ages 11-12) July 19-23 (ages 9-10), July 26-30 (ages 7-8). $155-$200. clbcamp.org 208-263-3912

Lutherhaven Family Camp
Families can experience a traditional sleepaway camp together in a faith-based setting over the Fourth of July holiday weekend. Cabin, yurt, tent and RV camping options available. July 1-5. $120-$240/person. lutherhaven.com 866-729-8372

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+. July 31-Aug. 2. $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. Activities throughout the week include swimming, ziplining, canoeing and ropes courses. Grades 7-12. Sessions Aug. 2-7 (grades 9-12) and Aug. 9-14 (grades 7-9). $501. lutherhaven.com 866-729-8372

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 climbing wall, tubing, crafts, campfire cooking, worship and Bible study. Grades 5-12; all skill levels. Sessions for girls only offered weekly June 21-July 24; coed sessions Aug. 2-7 and Aug. 9-14. At Shoshone Mountain Retreat. $524. lutherhaven.com 866-729-8372

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. Grades 7-9: June 21-26, June 28-July 3 and July 26-31. Grades 9-12: July 5-10 and Aug. 2-7. $350. lutherhaven.com 866-729-8372

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 4-6. Sessions offered July 19-24 and Aug. 9-14. $350. lutherhaven.com 866-729-8372

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 7-12. Sessions offered July 12-17 (grades 7-8); July 19-24 and July 26-31 (grades 9-12). $465. lutherhaven.com 866-729-8372

MiVoden Equestrian Camp
A faith-based camp focusing on horse riding and handling skills, trail riding, equestrian sports, barn care and more. June 28-July 5 (ages 14-16), July 5-12 (ages 10-12) and July 12-19 (ages 11-13). $425/session. 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. Week-long sessions offered June 28-July 19. $425/session. mivoden.com 242-0506

MiVoden Family Camp
The whole family can attend this faith-based camp together, participating in classes, evening campfire sessions and more. Sessions offered July 19-26, Aug. 2-9 and Aug. 12-16. $170-$350/person. mivoden.com

MiVoden Teen Wakeboard Camps
Catch some air and learn how to wakeboard at a faith-based camp using the camp's special wakeboarding boat. June 28-July 5 (ages 14-16), July 5-12 (ages 14-16) and July 12-19 (ages 12-13). $425/session. mivoden.com 242-0506

Ross Point Baptist Camp
A Christian camp on the Spokane River offering traditional camp activities, worship, Bible studies, games, singing, prayer and more. Grades K-12. Sessions offered June 14-19 (grades 6-9); June 19-20 (grades 2 and below with a parent; $31-$41); June 21-24 (grades 2-4); June 21-26 (grades 4-6); June 28-July 3 (grades 9-12). $206-$300. rosspoint.org 208-773-1655

SOLE Teen Trek Experience
An outdoor leadership expedition that helps teens develop leadership and outdoor technical skills while on a backcountry expedition in the Montana wilderness. Ages 13-18. July 27-Aug. 1 and Aug. 10-15. $670-$695/session. soleexperiences.org

Spalding Family Camp
The whole family can go to summer camp together and enjoy boating, barbecuing, swimming and other traditional camp activities in a faith-based setting. Aug. 19-23. "Mom, Dad & Me" sessions (for kids entering grades K-2; $150-$225) offered June 19-20. $65-$380/person. campspalding.org 731-4244

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 19-24 (ages 10-13) and July 27-Aug 2 (ages 13-18), near Priest River, Idaho. $675-$775 (scholarships available). twineagles.org 208-265-3685

Twinlow Elementary Camps
Young campers enjoy a week of traditional camp activities, including Bible study, team activities, games and more. Grades 3-6. July 5-10 and July 12-17 (general session); special sessions are Aug. 2-7 (lake camp) and Aug 9-14 (arts and sciences; grades 4-6). $335/session. twinlow.org 208-352-2671

Twinlow Family Camp
Families of all sizes and ages are invited to camp for a semi-structured, faith-based program of activities around the camp with lots of time on the lake. July 1-5. $80/person. twinlow.org 208-352-2671

Twinlow High School Camps
Themed sessions include "High School Crossfire" (July 5-10), "Water Sports" (July 12-17) "Rock 'n' Water" (Aug. 2-7) and "Drama & Debate" (Aug. 9-14) each offering traditional and special themed activities in a faith-based setting. Grades 9-13. Counselors in Training (grades 11+) is June 21-July 1. $335-$440. twinlow.org 208-352-2671

Twinlow Middle School Camps
A faith-based camp offering traditional activities including archery, crafts, canoeing and more. Grades 6-9. Watersports sessions are July 5-10, Aug. 2-7 and Aug. 9-14. Fine arts session is July 12-17. $335-$385. twinlow.org 208-352-2671

Twinlow Primary Camp
A shorter stay for younger campers offering crafts, games, swimming and faith-based learning opportunities. Grades 1-3. Sessions offered June 28-July 1 and July 12-15. $160/session. twinlow.org 208-352-2671

Post Falls Festival @ Downtown Post Falls

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