Camp Fontanelle

Logo-Color80The September Mission of the Month is Camp Fontanelle.  A Place To Grow With God In Any Season… Camp Fontanelle is 183 acres of wooded hills provided by the Camping Ministries of the Nebraska Conference of the United Methodist Church.  This unique setting allows persons to deepen their Christian experience, grow in understanding, and respond in faith joyfully.

Our camps offer opportunities for intentional Christian Community through hosting retreats, reunions, community events, group activities, and summer camps for all ages.  Come and enjoy God’s beauty!

For more information visit their website: www.campfontanelle.com/

Mission Statement

Camp Fontanelle is a facility of the Great Plains Conference of the United Methodist Church camping ministries working as partners with Camp Horizon, Camp Chippewa, Camp Lakeside, CampComeca and Camp Norwesca. The Camping Ministries of the Great Plains Conference of the United Methodist Church provide opportunities for intentional Christian Community through hosting retreats, reunions, community events, group activities, and summer camps for all ages.

Click here to visit Camp Fontanelle, “A Place To Grow With God In Any Season”.

Upcoming Events

Fall activities include:   hayrack rides, NEW zip lines, a gaga ball tournament (register online or email the camp), tree climbing on rope, laser tag, pony rides, corn maze, pumpkin patch, face painting, the Jumping Pillow, bounce houses, archery, a petting zoo, puppet shows, and live music.

  • September 20th is the Annual BBQ and Quilt Auction.  A BBQ pork and Grilled chicken meal along with hamburgers and hot dogs will be served from 12 pm to 3 pm. The concession stand by the corn maze will have food available from 1 pm to 7 pm. This goodwill offering event has more to do than the day has time to do it. Come check out and support your camp at the silent auction under the big tent. Bidding ends at 2:30. Then at 2:30 enjoy a live quilt auction featuring over 30 quilts.  Join us in worship at 11 am and/or at 5 pm with Prairie Rivers District Superintendent Lance Clay.
  • October 24th at 10:30 am is the Annual Wilderness Run.  Join the fun run/walk in costume. This 5k race will take you to areas of Camp Fontanelle not many have seen. Across the creek, up and down the cliffs, over fallen trees and whatever else we can think of. A tamer one-mile walk will also be available. Medals will be awarded to the top 3 in each age division (male and female) in the 5k race, medals for all racers/walkers 14 and under.  Spaghetti meal following the race.  Fee includes race, meal, pass to maze, possible medal, and shirt.

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