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Vanderkamp is a cooperative ministry of Presbyterian and Lutheran churches that helps congregations fulfill their purposes of evangelism, service, and faith formation.  Immersed in the beauty and serenity of God’s natural world, we offer facilities, programming, and support for retreats, meetings, and gatherings, and provide Christian summer kamp and retreat programs for youth.

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Mission & Beliefs

Our Mission:

We seek to serve God by providing facilities and opportunities for people to relate to God, renew their faith, and respond in service.


Vanderkamp Kares:

The pillars upon which Vanderkamp’s ministry and outreach rests are:

  • Creation Care: Being Good Stewards of the Environment
  • Empowerment Ministry: Helping Others to Help Themselves
  • Social Justice: Equal and Fair Treatment for All People

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Support Vanderkamp

Vanderkamp is blessed with the support of individuals, families, churches, our judicatories (owners), and other organizations that enable Vanderkamp to conduct outdoor ministry and fulfill our mission.

We offer a variety of ways through which you can make a financial contribution in support of Vanderkamp. For more information on any of these opportunities, please click on the links below:

2019 Spring Summer Kamp Appeal Letter and Donation Card          (Printable PDF of letter and donation form)

2018 – 2019 Facilities and Operations Appeal Letter and Donation Card (Printable PDF of letter and donation form)

“In the Works” A look at facilities projects and progress around kamp

“About Our Summer Kamps” Introduction to our summer youth ministry

Amazon Smile (support Vanderkamp while you shop online)

Vanderkans (donate your returnable bottles and cans to support youth group retreats/events)

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