Joyful Hearts

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Joyful Hearts ministry is designed for individuals with developmental disabilities, providing a quality camping experience in a safe, Christian environment.

All campers take part in the usual camp activities, but each activity is modified based on the needs of the camper. Activities include swimming, canoeing, archery, games, arts and crafts, worship, Bible studies, campfire, faith building activities, and many more. In addition, there are special activities each day, all of which help make this a truly unique and memorable experience!

  • Monday – Horse Ride
  • Tuesday – Bingo
  • Wednesday – Talent Show
  • Thursday – Wagon Ride and Dance (Bring a nice outfit for the dance!)

Our staff and volunteers are trained in working with campers with a variety of disabilities and are committed to ensuring each camper receives personal guidance and assistance as needed. We strive to maintain a one-to-one, or in some cases, two-to one ratio of campers to staff/volunteers to ensure each camper has the best possible camp experience.

Check out our Joyful Hearts video


2019 Dates

Week 1 – June 9-14  *New For Ages 20 & Under Only
Week 2 – June 16-21
Week 3 – June 23-28
Week 4 – July 7-12
Week 5 – July 14-19
Week 6 – July 21-26
Week 7 – July 28-August 2



  • Lodging in the Retreat Center
  • 14 Meals (Sunday Dinner – Friday Breakfast)
  • Theme T-Shirt
  • Awesome Activities & Lots of Fun!



Camp begins with check-in from 4:00 to 5:00 pm on Sunday in the Welcome Center and ends on Friday at 10:30 am.



A $150 non-refundable deposit is required at registration.
Payment of the remaining balance is due no later than May 31, 2019 



We plan to open registration for Summer 2019 on February 1, 2019. Links to forms and online registration will be live when registration opens.

Mail / Email
Print the following:

1. Registration Form
2. Camper Information Form
3. Camper Health History Form

Complete and mail with a check for your deposit (or payment in full if you prefer) * or scan and email if you are paying by credit or debit card.
* Deposit required to register. Balance due by May 31, 2019, if not included with registration. 

Register online through UltraCamp  (Convenience Fee Added) *
* Registration using UltraCamp requires that you set up an UltraCamp account and also includes an added convenience fee of approximately 4%. To avoid this fee, use Mail / Email option above. Deposit required to register. Balance due by May 31, 2019, if not included with registration.

We’re here to help. If you have questions or need help, contact camp.


Payment & Cancellation Policies

Deposit & Payment
A non-refundable deposit is required to register. Payment of the remaining balance is due by May 31, 2019, if not included at the time of registration. Payment by check saves camp the cost of credit card processing fees. Thank you! 

Deposits are non-refundable. No refunds will be granted after May 31, 2019 except in cases of illness or injury (with a doctor’s note) or family emergencies. A pro-rated portion of the registration fee minus the deposit will be refunded if a camper is sent home due to illness or injury. Refunds will not be made for a remaining period of two days or less. If a camper leaves early due to homesickness, disciplinary reasons, or parent request, no refund will be given. All refund requests must be in writing.


Camper Expectations

It is our goal that everyone who attends Camp LuWiSoMo is encouraged and strengthened in their faith through authentic community, outstanding staff, experiential activities, and intentional faith building. To ensure a safe and positive Christian environment for every camper, Camp LuWiSoMo expects each camper’s behavior, speech, and clothing are appropriate for the Christian atmosphere we are trying to model.


What To Bring

Download the “What To Bring & What Not To Bring” list