High School Programs

Pedal & Paddle: Entering Grades 8 & 9

Would you like to try an exciting, outdoor adventure? Do you like biking, canoeing, camping and more? Then this off-site program is just for you!

You’ll bike the scenic Elroy-Sparta Bike Trail, canoe the breathtakingly, beautiful Kickapoo River — and adventure by camping along the way! Your travel adventures will include fun camp activities such as, games, campfires, Bible Study, group bonding, and more! Come with your youth group, friends, or alone – either way you’ll make lots of new friends along the way on this epic camp adventure…

This program is also great for Confirmation groups who want to bond in a new way! If the weeks offered on the schedule don’t work for your Confirmation group, call camp. We can work together to find another week that works.

Sugar Creek provides your equipment and staff. Campers should bring their own helmet and if possible bring a bike in good working order. **Campers entering this program should be able to bike at least 5 miles a day at a steady pace.**

Cost: Tiered Pricing


Riverboaters:  Entering Grades 9-12

Join friends new and old on a memory-making journey down the Mississippi River!

You can explore the dunes, swim, slide, boat, laugh, and play in the beauty of God’s amazing creation! Enjoy campfires and Bible study on the sandbars as well as intentional community-building activities.

Each boat group consists of up to 10 campers and 2 counselors, one of whom is a lifeguard. This is a fantastic experience for high school youth!

Cost: $480 or Tier 1 (your choice)


Junior Wranglers: Entering Grades 9-12

Saddle up for a week of hands-on experience with the camp wranglers and team driver! Help with the horse program at Sugar Creek, assist on trail rides, and learn about tack care, horsemanship, safety concerns, and general horse care.

A maximum of four people per session ensures that you will get a lot of time in the saddle as well as working directly with and around all the horses at camp.

Cost: Tiered Pricing

Voyageurs Canoe Adventures 8-12

June 23-28, June 30-July 5, July 21-26

Follow the route of great explorers, fur traders, and Native Americans as you paddle down the mighty Mississippi in one of our 26ft. Voyageur canoes! On the journey you will camp along the river, cook your food over open fire, enjoy exciting campfires, Bible studies, and intentional community-building activities.

Well-trained counselors will guide you on your voyage.

Our voyageur canoes and trained staff are also available for your own church or youth group outings during weeks the Voyageur summer camp program isn’t offered.

Cost: Tiered Pricing


Staff in Training – Leaders in Training: Entering Grades 11-12

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work at Sugar Creek? Are you interested in being a leader in your home congregation?

In this two-week program, you will experience group building and adventure activities, hone your leadership skills, and learn the basics of being on camp staff.

The second week you will shadow a counselor in a cabin and help lead activities like games, Bible studies, pool time, and campfires. (SIT-LITs go home on weekends).

Cost: $460 or Tier 1 (your choice)  **Cost applies to entire 2 week program


JAM Camp: Entering Grades 4-12

FARM Camp: Entering Grades 4-12

June 30-July 2
Come join us for this fun week of unique Sugar Creek programming!

Farm Camp is a week of hands-on experience practicing creation stewardship, while learning farm-to-table gardening practices.

The goal of Jam Camp is to help nurture an appreciation for gifts related to music. Local guitar teachers will be onsite to help teach young musicians either new techniques or beginning lessons to those who have never played before. All are welcome.

Campers for both programs will be housed in cabins, participate in Bible study and devotions according to grade level. For Jam Camp Guitar/Ukulele lessons will occur twice a day (M-T), and will be conducted in a small group setting (1 instructor to 3-6 campers).

Campers housed in Seeker cabins/Frontier Village

Cost:  $225 for this 1/2 week program