Welcome to the Minnesota Camping and Retreat Ministries

Welcome to Camp Minnesota, a year-round ministry of the Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.  Our mission is to provide quality camp, retreat, and conference experiences in which Christ is offered to as many as possible to raise up faithful disciples so that the world is transformed.  Our goal at Camp Minnesota is to help all campers and guests feel safe, secure and loved, and to share and learn about Christ and creation.

Whether you are looking for a great kids camp, sleepaway camp, youth camp, adult retreat, outdoor adventure or a cabin to rent for a getaway we look forward to serving you.  

Camp Minnesota–building  connections with Christ, Community and Creation.

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The Latest

Northern Pines Volunteer Work Day - Saturday, May 20

Northern Pines Camp and Retreat Center will have a Volunteer Work Day Saturday, May 20 from 9 am-5 pm. Lunch will be served to all volunteers. We have many ...

"Pollyanna" and "Daisy Mae" Cabin Demolition Project

Demolition was completed this week on two cabins at Northern Pines Camp and Retreat.  This is a step forward in the plans to construct a new cabin on camp ...

Keith Shew, Director of Camp and Retreat Ministries, takes the Camp Chill Challenge!

Keith absolutely loves camp, knows the impact of a camping experience on the hearts and lives of campers, and wants anyone and everyone to experience camp ...

United Methodists raise $10,000, Bishop Ough prepares for polar plunge

We did it! Thanks to your amazing generosity, we raised more than $10,000 for camp scholarships—and Bishop Ough is officially jumping into frigid Lake ...

Support camperships -- get Bishop Ough to jump in a frozen lake!

Minnesota is the land of 10,000 lakes, and we need your help in raising $10,000 to get Bishop Ough to jump into frozen Lake Koronis on Feb. 18! At the 2016 ...
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