Summer Programs

Register for Summer Camp Online

Refund Practice:  In the event of cancellation, all programs have a portion of their fee that is non-refundable.  $50/Mini Camp, $150/RATS & LIT, $75 all others.  A $25 cancellation fee will also be assessed.

Camperships Available!  We want to help.

LCLC continues its pledge to never turn a child away due to financial need.  Thanks to the St. John’s Home Board and to some very generous individual donors, we have funding available to help children get to camp.  Please use the following Financial Assistance Form to apply.

Financial Assistance Form

2018 Summer Schedule (Prices tentative)

Horse Camp: 

This exciting program offers you the opportunity to learn all about horses, riding, relationships and yourself.  Campers will spend 1.5 hours a day at Starr Point Farms, right across the road from LCLC.  The Starr Point Farms instructor has a “Certified Horsemanship Association” Level 2 riding instruction certification.  The rest of your day will be spent doing traditional camp activities on site.  Enrollment is limited to 10 campers.

(Completing Grades 3-8)  Week 1: $500

Mini Camp  

A half-week camp experience with all the excitement and activities of a full camp week sized for those campers completing grades 1-3.

Week 4A (July 15-18): $215.  *Program ends Wednesday morning.

Classic Youth Camp

Together with your camp friends you can swim, play Gaga Ball, make crafts, go on nature hikes, enjoy evening campfires, play crazy camp games, climb the bouldering wall, sail, and have the best week of your summer!

Juniors (Completed Grades 3-5) Weeks  1, 4, & 6: $400
Jr. Highs (Completed Grades 6-8) Weeks  1, 4, & 6: $400

Night Owls 2.0!

New twist on an old favorite.  A fantastic program full of nocturnal excitement!  Spend the week exploring the wonders of the night at LCLC.  Campers still get to do “day light” activities like swimming and boating along with the added adventures of nighttime games and activities.

(Completing Grades 7-10) Week 6:  $410

Sailing I & II

Come and spend the week on beautiful Lake Chautauqua.  Learn how to rig and sail Sunfish, Lasers, and Hobie Cats.  No matter what your experience level, our staff will help you advance your skills with group instruction and individualized coaching.  Each sailor receives a US Sailing Log Book with which to record the skills mastered.  When not sailing, you’ll enjoy the other great camp activities we do on land.

I (Grades 6-8) Week 2:  $430

II (Grades 9-12)  Week 6: $430

 Recruits-in-Advanced-Training for Service (RATS)

A two-week program of faith, learning and growth.  Spend your first week at camp having fun and learning about service to others.  Spend your second week offsite each day in local agencies serving God’s people and making a difference.  RATS campers also get to enjoy a weekend of fun and bonding between their two weeks of camp.

(Completed Grades 9-11)  Weeks 1 – 2: $720

Senior High Week

This week is entirely devoted to and designed for senior high campers.  Choose from faith forming workshops, experience powerful bible studies, meaningful worships and unique evening activities.  Come and discover what living in right relationships with God and others is all about.

(Completed Grades 9-12)  Week 5*: $420.  *Program ends Saturday morning.

Leaders-In-Training (LIT)

A program of youth leadership development that is life changing!  This three week program will immerse you in the many jobs that are needed to make an outdoor ministry like LCLC run smoothly.  It will also help you to understand what kind of leader you are and how you might use your gifts to make a difference in the world.  LITs are admitted through an application and interview process.  Please click the following link for an application.  2018 LIT Packet

(Completed Grades 11-12)  Weeks 2 – 4: $720

Congregational Confirmation Camp

Confirmation Camp is a program sponsored by specific congregations of the Southwestern, Genesee-Finger Lakes, and Niagara Frontier Conferences of the Upstate NY Synod.  It is not an open enrollment program as all the other LCLC programs are.  Please check with your Pastor to learn if your congregation participates in Confirmation Camp or not.  If your congregation does participate, please register using the LCLC Brochure or the LCLC online registration form.

(Generally Completed Grades 6-9)  Weeks 3: $390 per camper, $285 per congregational adult leader.  *Program ends Friday morning.

Unless otherwise noted above, all programs end on Friday evenings.

Summer Forms

Paper Registration Form

Acknowledgement Packet 2017

Health History and Examination Form

Bunk Notes Access

Financial Assistance Form


Summer-At-A-Glance: 2018

Week #1 (June 24-29)
  • Classic Youth Camp
  • Recruits in Advanced Training for Service: first week
  • Horse Camp

Week #2 (July 1-6)
  • Sailing I (Grades 6-8)
  • Recruits in Advanced Training for Service: final week
  • Leaders-In-Training (LIT): first week
  • Alumni Family Camp (July 1-4)

Week #3 (July 8-13)
  • Confirmation Camp
  • LIT: second week

Week #4 (July 15-20)
  • Classic Youth Camp
  • Mini Camp (July 15-18)
  • LIT: final week

Week #5 (July 22-28)
  • Senior High Week

Week #6 (July 29-August 3)
  • Classic Youth
  • Night Owls 2.0! (Grades 7-10)
  • Sailing II (Grades 9-12)