WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE COMING TO CAMP
Registration is from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on the first day of each camp.
Chapel, people will be available to assist you with directions, where you will check in and receive your cabin assignment. You will turn in your Health Form to the camp nurse, deposit canteen money and turn in your offering card.
Please go to the Chapel to register. No Pets are allowed on camp.The first camper meeting begins at 5:00 p.m. Please plan to have your camper moved in and ready for that meeting. If you will be arriving after 5:00 p.m. please call the camp office.
HEALTH FORMS- Must be completed, including parent signature and names of people camper may leave camp with.Please notify camp if the person picking up your child is not listed on your health form.Our checkout system requires that your child can only be signed out with a person you have designated. Fill out your HEALTH FORM here.
SWIM TESTS- Will be available during registration (weather permitting).
MEDICATION- All medication, non-prescription or prescription, must be brought to camp IN THE ORIGINAL CONTAINER and labeled with the camper’s name.
OFFERING CARD- At the end of each week, our office staff spends several hours figuring the refunds of camper canteen money, which is placed in an envelope handed out on Saturday morning. Many of the parents and campers graciously donate their remaining money to the offering on Saturday morning. If you desire, you may fill out an offering card so that a portion of your camper’s canteen money or the “end of the week canteen refund” may be directed to the offering. Please remind your camper if you choose this option so that they are aware of where the money has gone. THANKS!
CLOSING DAY CHAPEL
Please join your camper at 9:30 a.m. for chapel before he/she leaves for home. Campers leave for home after the closing day chapel, approximately 10:30 a.m.
WHAT TO BRING TO CAMP
Bible, pencil, notebook, sleeping bag, pillow, towels,items (soap, toothpaste, toothbrush, etc.), casual modest clothes (no short shirts, halter or tube tops, or spaghetti strap shirts), modest one piece swimsuit, jacket, sandals and tennis shoes, flash-light, money for offering, canteen, camp store and crafts.
We recommend you mark clothing and personalized items. “Lost and Found” will be held for only 30 days.
WHAT NOT TO BRING
No Cell Phones,Radios, MP3 Players, CD players, computers, PDAs, handheld electronic games, fireworks, weapons, illegal drugs, alcohol or tobacco products.We reserve the right to search for these items if we have reason to believe they are present.
Campers are given any mail received each day. Care packages are always appreciated but not necessary.
Please address all camper mail as follows:
Name, Cabin (if known)
C/O Wood Lake Bible Camp
22460 Assembly Drive
Grantsburg, WI 54840
How to help your camper send letters home:
Pre-address and stamp envelopes with the correct postage.Send along cards or stationery to write their letters.
The camp office is open Monday thru Friday,Questions may be addressed during these hours. In the event of non-office hours, the answering machine will direct you on how to leave a message or get in contact with camp staff. We encourage parents to refrain from calling or visiting their child during a week of camp. Campers do not make or receive phone calls while at camp. In case of a homesick camper, parents will be contacted if that course of action would be beneficial for the camper.
Camper’s attendance this summer provides Wood Lake Bible Camp the authorization to use photos and videos of you for promotional purposes.
The Camp Store will be open during registration , on closing day, and throughout the week for campers to shop.