Our Mission

The Church in a place and time apart where Christ’s love is experienced and faith is renewed.


Kirchenwald is located on 340 acres of undeveloped timberland, adjacent to 4000 acres of State Game Lands, in Colebrook, PA. The camp averages over 400 campers a summer, focusing on adventure trip camps and growth through challenge.

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Nawakwa is located outside Arendtsville, Adams County, Pennsylvania. Wear a Nawakwa sweatshirt and you're sure to run into someone who's been there. That's because Nawakwa has been an outdoor gathering place for Lutherans since 1929.

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The Wittel Farm

The Wittel Farm is a place for persons and groups seeking to deepen, enrich, and renew their relationship with God. The rural, humble setting of this working farm provides for those who retreat here to experience solitude, prayer, spiritual formation, community, and the study of scripture.

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The Lutheran Camping Corporation carries out its mission as a gracious expression of God's love. The heart of that mission is to:

Strengthen the faith of children, youth, adults, and families

Offer opportunities for children and youth to grow in Christian leadership

Provide outdoor ministry experiences to all, regardless of their financial capacity

Foster Christian fellowship

Nurture God's children of all ages as good stewards of all God's good gifts

The Lutheran Camping Corporation provides a creative, Christ-centered ministry for people in all stages of life, in partnership and cooperation with congregations and individuals, for the service and proclamation of the Gospel.
Camper Safety

Our Commitment to Camper Safety

Your Camper’s Safety Is Our #1 Priority Right from the Beginning

We take steps for the safety of all campers and staff right from the very beginning.

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