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 (Horses will return in 2022)
  • 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  and also our Winter Joyful Hearts camp.


COVID Adjustments

Joyful Hearts camps this summer are only available for fully vaccinated campers (staff and volunteers will also be fully vaccinated) and will be offered Weeks 6 & 7 only, with possible addition of Week 5 if Weeks 6 & 7 fill up. Limit one week per camper to help accommodate everyone. 
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Contact us for details and to check availability before sending registration materials.


2021 Dates

Week 1 – June 13-18  (For Ages 20 & Under Only)
Week 2 – June 20-25
Week 3 – June 27-July 2
Week 4 – July 11-16
Week 5 – July 18-23 (May add if Weeks 6 & 7 fill up)
Week 6 – July 25-30
Week 7 – August 1-6



  • 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 28, 2021



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 28, 2021, if not included with registration. 


Payment & Cancellation Policies

Deposit & Payment
A non-refundable deposit is required to register. Payment of the remaining balance is due by May 28, 2021, if not included at the time of registration. 

Deposits are non-refundable. No refunds will be granted after May 28, 2021. If a camper leaves early due to homesickness, disciplinary reasons, or parent request, no refund will be given.


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.



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