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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 experiences a wide array of both opportunities and challenges, and we are blessed with the support of individuals, families, churches, our judicatories, and other organizations that enable Vanderkamp operations to continue in the fulfillment of our outdoor ministry and our mission.

To help further your support that enables our ministry and mission, we offer a variety of ways through which you can continue your support. For more information on any of these opportunities, please click on the links below:

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

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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