FLATHEAD LUTHERAN BIBLE CAMP’S VISION
Living and proclaiming the Gospel in a time and place apart, we embrace Jesus’ love, grow in faith, and leave renewed for christian service.
BRIEF HISTORY OF HOW FLATHEAD LUTHERAN BIBLE CAMP GOT STARTED AND WHY IT EXISTS
Flathead Lutheran Bible Camp is situated in the majestic Rocky Mountains of western Montana. We are a camping ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America committed to proclaiming and living out the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The Camp is owned and operated by 56 ELCA churches in western Montana and is open year-round to groups of all ages.
Flathead Lutheran Bible Camp was founded in 1943 and is located on the west shore of beautiful Flathead Lake, about 40 miles southwest of Glacier National Park. On this stunning 225-acre waterfront site, the summer program serves over 2,300 youth of all ages, teaching about Christ and the appreciation of God’s creation. Summer camping at Flathead contains three distinct programs; Montana Youth, Glacier Wilderness Adventures, and Day Camps.
WHAT MAKES A SUCCESSFUL WILDERNESS ADVENTURE TRIP?
A successful trip at Flathead Lutheran Bible Camp entails safety, team baulking and education through group camping experiences, stewardship of creation though Leave No Trace ethics, intentional and meaningful bible studies, and FUN!
HOW FLATHEAD LUTHERAN BIBLE CAMP INTRODUCES PEOPLE TO CHRIST
Our staff “preach the gospel always, and when necessary use words”, and through their actions, coupled with an ability to vocalize their own faith life, demonstrate the love that Christ so freely gave to us.
DURATION OF TRIPS OFFERED
They offer 4-5 day trips.
EXPEDITIONARY LEARNING ELEMENTS TYPICALLY INCLUDED IN THEIR TRIPS
- Daily devotion or quiet times
- Having participants share their testimony or life story
- Peak climbs
- Rock climbing
- Sea Kayaking
- Practicing and Teaching Leave No Trace Ethics
Trips cost in the range of $400-$500.