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Eric Ward (260) 724-7729

(Rookie Retreat Director) 

Cortney Coombs (765) 513-0176

(Camp Leadership Team Director) 

Camp Address 

Shiloh Park
1734 S. 350 E. Marion, IN 46953

Phone: 765-664-4577

Early Bird Registration: $40 Partners (NEI & NWI); $60 Guests (postmarked on or before 4/12/19)

Regular Registration: $60 Partners (NEI & NWI); $80 Guests (postmarked on or before 4/26/19)

NO LATE REGISTRATIONS will be accepted without permission from the director.

Registration and Payment:

Register online by clicking above
Payment should be made with a church check (no personal checks please) and mailed to the camp registrar:

Gloria Hamilton, 800 N. Elm Street Dunkirk, IN 47336
Church checks should be made out to NEI SDMI.

Special Needs and Counselors:
Children with special needs are welcome to attend with a caregiver. If your child receives daily one-on-one assistance at school, they will need a caregiver. All caregivers and counselors will need to apply online at or your district website and complete requirements of counselors.

Packing Guide 

What to bring: 

- water bottle (with name on it)
- toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, soap, etc.)
- bedding and pillow (sleeping bag or twin sized bedding)
- bath towel and wash cloth
- casual clothes (1-2 outfits per day)
- jacket or sweatshirt
- at least one pair of warm pants: jeans or sweatpants
- tennis shoes
- Bible and pen or pencil
- camera if desired
- missions offering
- medications in their original containers (not expired) which will be

turned into the camp nurse; please only send the amount needed

during camp
- Camper Medical Form

What NOT to bring: 

- electronic games
- audio and video players - cell phones
- food, candy, or snacks


  • -  5:30 p.m. (dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.)

  • -  Head lice inspections: Please have your child inspected for head lice within 24 hours of coming to camp by a licensed cosmetologist or medical

    personnel. Your child should bring a signed statement that they do not have any evidence of lice, nits, or eggs.

    **** Lice checks will NOT be offered upon arrival - Campers are REQUIRED to bring a COMPLETED form! **** 

  • -  Temperature requirement: Your child’s temperature will be taken upon arrival at camp. We cannot host a child who’s temperature is over 100


  • -  Medical Information: Campers will be required to have a completed medical form and lice inspection form upon arrival at camp. 

    Campers without a completed medical form will not be able to check in! Medical forms are available at or your district


  • Check-out 

  • -  3:00 p.m.

  • -  Campers will be released to the church or individual indicated on the camper’s medical form. You may be required to show a photo ID to pick up your camper.