ScholarshipsBenefit Those In Need

Supporting Those In Need

One of the goals of the Dakotas Conference Camping Ministry is to provide everyone, regardless of their financial need, the opportunity to attend camp, those special “places apart where all people can experience God’s grace and love and grow in discipleship".  Most local United Methodist Churches in the Dakotas Conference provide local scholarships to help campers attend camp.   Thankfully, the Dakotas Conference also has scholarship dollars that are provided by individuals and churches that understand how important and life changing the camping experience can be. Your first inquiry should be with your church to learn how much assistance the local church can provide.  If your family’s budget is still stretched tight, please complete the Scholarship Form and return it to the Camping Office either via US mail, fax or email.  You will be notified via US mail if you have been awarded additional dollars through the Conference scholarship fund.  

Gifts of any amount for Conference Scholarships are always welcome as the number of families requesting assistance has nearly doubled in recent years.  Click here to make a donation to the Conference Scholarship Fund.


Wesley Acres Camp & Retreat

1821 115th Ave SE
Dazey, ND 58429

Storm Mountain Center

23740 Storm Mt Rd
Rapid City, SD 57702

Lake Poinsett Camp

20 South Lake Drive
Arlington, SD 57212

Dakotas United Methodist Camps Personal Stories

Summer Time With Family

Wonderful time! A few times it was like herding cats, but overall a perfect weekend. The people at Storm Mountain were awesome to work with and are to be commended for their dedication and service. God definitely gave them the gift of hospitality!...

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