ADVENTURE CAMP

Since its creation in the summer of 2008, Adventure Camp has offered a more rustic experience for Elementary, Junior High, and Senior High campers who desire a more challenging camp opportunity.  Overlooking beautiful Lake Stephens, “The Tree Houses” are open-air and powered by solar energy.
Check out our 2019 Adventure Camp options below!

Backpacking @ South Cumberland State Park

Campers travel to the Cumberland Mountains for a 3 day/2 night backpacking adventure. The remainder of the week will be spent in the Tree House cabins overlooking the lake.

May 27-June 1

Finished grades 6-8

June 3-8; July 15-20

Finished grades 4-5

Elementary Tree House

Campers spend the entire week at the Tree House Camp, where they participate in all traditional camp activities. Tree House campers help prepare and cook their own meals and have the opportunity to do specialized activities specific for their camp and age.

Kayaking @ Mississippi Gulf Coast

Campers travel to Gulfport for a 3 day/2 night kayaking adventure down the Wolf River. In the evenings, they will camp out on the shore of the river. The remainder of the week will be spent in the Tree House cabins overlooking the lake.

June 10-15

Finished grades 9-12

June 17-22

Finished grades 4-5

Sailing @ Lake Sardis

Tuesday-Friday, campers will travel to Lake Sardis to learn the art of sailing through Blackjack Sailing Company. Campers will then spend their afternoon participating in traditional camper activities and stay each night in our Tree House Cabins. 

Whitewater Rafting @ Ocoee River

Campers travel to the Ocoee River for a 3 day/2 night adventure, which includes whitewater rafting and tubing. The remainder of the week will be spent in the Tree House cabins overlooking the lake.

June 24-29

Finished grades 6-8

July 8-13

Finished grades 6-12

Rock Climbing @ Beersheba Springs

Campers travel to Tennessee for a 3 day/2 night adventure to Cumberland Caverns, where they will participate in cave exploration. The remainder of the week will be spent in the Tree House cabins overlooking the lake.

Spelunking @ Cumberland Caverns

Campers travel to Tennessee for a 3 day/2 night adventure to Cumberland Caverns, where they will participate in cave exploration. The remainder of the week will be spent in the Tree House cabins overlooking the lake.

July 22-27

Finished grades 6-8

Mission Statement

Camp Lake Stephens, a United Methodist Camp and Retreat Center, is committed to being a place where children, youth, and adults can encounter God and respond in faith to God’s call to transform the world.