Youth & Young Adult Events

CLC Youth Camp at  Pillager, MN

For campers entering grades 5th – 12th
Held every other year (even years)
Location – Camp JIM, Pillager, MN

CLC Youth Camp at  ILC (Est. 1978)

For campers entering 6th – 9th grade
For pre-campers ages 5-9 (half day program)
Held every other year (odd years)
Location –  Immanuel Lutheran College and High School, Eau Claire, WI

CLC Activities

Ambassador Camp (Est. 2005)    

For young men & women ages 14-21

Sanborn Park Hostel – Saratoga, CA
Held every other year, mid to late summer – Northern California
Host – St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Mountain View, CA

ILC Sports  


Immanuel High School, Eau Claire, WI
Contact  Ross Roehl

Arts Camp (Est. 1995)

For 5th – 8th graders of the CLC (SD, ND, NE, MN, & WI solicited, others definitely welcome!)
Held annually – Usually the last weekend in Sept, starting on Friday pm & ending Saturday eve
Location – Immanuel Lutheran Church, Mankato, MN or Faith Lutheran Church, Markesan, WI
Immanuel Lutheran




Roughrider Youth Camp, Jamestown, ND (not currently active)

• For campers entering grades 5 through 12
• Held every other year, opposite camp at ILC and Youth Conference (even years)
• Location: Camp Rockiwan, Jamestown, ND
• Host: Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Jamestown, ND
• Contacts:
• No website available

Grade School Basketball Tournaments (Est. 1985)

For grade school aged basketball players from the CLC
Held every year – March
Location –  Immanuel Lutheran College and High School

E-mail Mike Schierenbeck at .
E-mail Mark Kranz at .

More details Website 

Pacific Northwest Youth Camp (Joint Trip since 2006)

For campers entering 6th grade and up
Held every year, usually the first full week of August
Location – Campers travel from Vernon, B.C. or Lynnwood, WA to various camping or backpacking locations in Washington or Canada
Hosts – CLC churches of Vernon, B.C. and Lynnwood, WA.

Passport is required for camping in Canada
Contacts Pastors Dave Reim

Whitewater (Est. 1999)

For young men and women in high school and college
Once at the beginning of the year – last weekend in January
Location – Whitewater State Park – near Rochester, MN
Host – Immanuel Lutheran Church Ambassadors, Mankato, MN
Contact  Pastor Joseph Naumann


Youth Conference (Est. 2000)

For young men & women entering high school through sophomore year of college
Held every other year (odd years)
Location – Variable (Colorado, Tennessee in the past)
Host – Immanuel Lutheran Church, Mankato, MN
Contacts TBD

Lower Michigan Youth Camping Trip

For campers entering grades 6th – 12th
Held every year beginning on the first Monday in August
Next Camp: August 6 – 9, 2018
Location – Pigeon Creek Group Campground, Ottawa County, Michigan (near Holland, Michigan)
Contact: Pastor Dave Schaller – 269-424-3035 / Pastor Mike Wilke – 989-792-9390