Hope Shores is a place where anyone can have fun and everyone is part of the family.

Our Values

What matters at Hope Shores?

You Matter

We want to know you by name and for you to come exactly as you are.

Jesus Matters

Everything we do is centered on Jesus and His transforming hope.

Friendship Matters

We build intimate relationships with each other, because that’s how we grow.

Fun Matters

There’s a lot to be learned in silly times together, and there’s no pressure to impress or perform.

UPCOMING SUMMER EVENTS

Young Adult Retreat

May 24, 2024

May 24 - 26 | Make new friendships with a weekend of spiritual teaching, great food, games, and spring sunshine.

Middle School + High School Spring Retreat

April 26, 2024

April 26 - April 28 | Have fun making friends and discovering ways to live out your faith with camp free time and a speaker.

Summer Schedule 2024

JUNE 2-14

Staff Training

JUNE 16-21

2nd - 5th Grade Week 1

JUNE 23-28

2nd - 5th Grade Week 2

JUNE 28-30

Family Camp 1

July 6-10

Staff Training

July 11-14

Single Moms Family Camp

July 14-19

6th - 8th Grade Week

July 21-26

9th - 12th Grade Week

JULY 26-28

Family Camp 2

July 28-August 2

Staff Training

August 4

Camp Sunday

August 5-9

2nd - 6th Grade Day Camp

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Camps

Overnight Youth Camps

Youth camps are week-long camps for students who have completed grades 2 – 12. From Penguins in the morning to Vespers at night, your days will be filled with fun, and laughter, good food and great friendships. Campers will learn about faith in God through counselors, meaningful talks, activities, and worship.

Cost

$440

For 5 nights (includes lodging, meals, camp t-shirt, canteen)

ARRIVAL + DEPARTURE

2:00 - 3:00 pm

Drop off at Hope Church on Sunday

3:30 pm

Pick up at Hope Church on Friday

Day Youth Camp

During this week of Day Camp, your kids who have completed grades 2-6 will be invited to experience fun outdoor activities and meaningful faith-building memories. They will learn Bible Stories, sing worship songs, and enjoy swimming, boating, crafts, and games each day. A week of Day Camp is similar to our overnight camps, but we pack all the fun in and send them home to sleep soundly! We hope this fun Day Camp serves local families in new ways.

Cost

$275

For 5 days (Includes lunch each day, T-shirt, canteen, and crafts)

ARRIVAL + DEPARTURE

9:00 am

Check-in at Hope Shores

4:00 pm

Pick up at Hope Shores

Scholarships

We are able to offer a limited number of reduced campership fees to those in genuine need. Hope Shores understands that sometimes financial difficulties arise for families; we never want to turn a child away from camp. Help us stretch our resources and please provide what you are able so that we can help as many kids as possible. Scholarships are only available for our overnight youth camps.

REQUEST A SCHOLARSHIP

Family Camp

Our family camps are a vacation with a purpose. Camp is a place outside of life’s mainstream where you are invited to come rest and be strengthened in faith and family life.

We invite both single-parent and two-parent families to enjoy our family camps. Includes 5 meals (modern dining facility overlooking Rice Lake), 2 nights lodging (cabins with bunk beds and a separate bathhouse). Check-in is between 6:00 – 7:00 pm on Friday night.

Cost

0-3 = Free

4-11 = $105

12+ = $130

Family Max = $520

(Family Max includes up to two adults 21+. Additional adults 21+ must pay the adult rate of $125. Please contact greta@hope-pc.org for details).

ARRIVAL + DEPARTURE

6:00 - 7:00 pm

Check-in at Hope Shores on Friday

1:30 - 3:00 pm

Depart Hope Shores on Sunday

Single Moms Family Camp

Connect with other single mom families. Includes 8 meals, 3 nights lodging. Family includes you and your unmarried children through age 21. Check-in is between 6:00 – 7:00 pm on the first night after dinner. You will share a cabin with another family; some partitions are available for privacy. If you have children too small for a bunk bed, please bring a pack-n-play. Modern bathroom facilities, sinks and showers are in a nearby building.

Cost

$205

Paid in full reserves your family a spot

ARRIVAL + DEPARTURE

6:00 - 7:00 pm

Arrive on Thursday night after dinner.

1:30 - 3:00 pm

Depart Hope Shores on Sunday

Summer Staff

The key to camp’s successful ministry has always been our staff and the power of God working through them. The college-aged staff is deeply committed to Jesus Christ, to young people, and to having FUN!

Camp Staff Leadership Experience

To apply for Camp Staff, please fill out the application below. Check out this brochure to learn more about the experience.

Counselor in Training

CIT program is open to current 9th-12th graders. Start your application below.

Gala

2024 Hope Shores Gala

March 9 | 5:00 - 8:00 pm | Hope Church
The Hope Shores Gala is an event that celebrates and supports the camping ministry of Hope Shore Bible Camp + Retreat Center. The evening will include a social hour with silent auction, dinner, testimonies, Hall of Faith inductions, and alive auction. This year’s Hall of Faith inductees are Jim and Sue Rock.  It is a semi-formal event. Please join us for a fun and meaningful evening to bless and support Hope Shores! Tickets go on sale February 1st.

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Rental

Hope Shores Bible Camp + Retreat center is available for rental.

Hope Shores Bible Camp + Retreat Center is open between May and November and has a capacity of 120. Retreat availability between June and August is subject to the existing summer schedule.

Please complete the rental reservation application to help us gather information about your group.

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Meet the Director

I’m Greta Schutte, and though I am the Hope Shores Camp Director now, I was once a camper and camp staff myself! I have a clinical doctorate in Athletic Training, and I’ve worked with college students for 18 years as an Athletic Trainer. I also have eight years of ministry experience with children and youth. See how God transforms lives and builds up leaders by being a Hope Shores camper or staff!

Contact Us

For camp information from September – May, you can reach Greta Schutte. During the summer months please call our camp office at 612-866-4055. Hope Shores is located at 17087 Ttt Rd, Eden Valley, MN.