Family Programs

Time for a little summer vacation or weekend away? Bring your family to camp this summer for a fun and faith-filled weekend together. There will be plenty of time for your family to enjoy all that camp has together. Take a moment to worship around a campfire, enjoy great food, swim, canoe on Lake Morgan or down the Crow Wing River, play games, create arts and crafts and so much more during this weekend! The registration fee includes ALL meals, lodging, an on-duty lifeguard, campfires, and some afternoon childcare for adult time.

Camp Emmaus Family Programs

  • June 24-26
  • August 5-7

Rates: (Please see Tier Pricing for details)

1 Adult + 1 Youth-Tier III $165; Tier II $135; Tier I $110


For Additional Adult: Tier III $125; Tier II $105; Tier I $90


Family Maximum: Tier III $405; Tier II $345; Tier I $290


Pathways Village

Wednesday, August 16 @ 8:00 amSunday, August 20 @ 3:00 pm

Families of all descriptions, folks of all ages have the opportunity to choose which days work best for them during the five days offered for a time away for fun and relaxation while exploring and sharing faith together.

Village Theme for 2017: Wet, Wild and Reforming Wet: The Lake; The Emmaus summer theme of The Water of Life centered in water images in scripture.

Wild: The Natural Setting, opportunities coordinated each day by Pr Frank Johnson to Hike (including orienteering challenges), Pedal or Paddle ; wilderness times in life and faith journeys.

Reforming: We are living into the 500th anniversary of the

Reformation to be a reforming church; anchored in the gospel, we are listening to God’s call to shape the church and our lives of faith anew in the 21st century.


Key Note Speakers

There will be several optional times each day for learning and reflection on a variety of topics including a session each day that pertains to Theology and Bible, Faith and Life.

Rev. Jodi Houge

Jodi Houge is pastor of a new non-traditional church plant, Humble Walk Lutheran Church in St. Paul. Humble Walk is filled with people on the last train out of Christianity-who have decided to give it one more go. Jodi will lead sessions Wed-Sat. on the Themes: Reforming Church (then and now), Stories of Hope from a new church, Storytelling 101, Public Church.

Nate Houge, Jodi’s husband, is a singer/songwriter/cyclist/baker \liturgy writer who will be coordinating and sharing worship and music leadership for Pathways Village.

Bishop Larry Wohlrabe will be leading a session on Sunday on being a reforming church.


Daily Activities

Each morning there will be supervised activities offered for children and youth during the keynote sessions. Throughout the day there will be optional activities offered for all ages and families ranging from the challenge courses to art/ crafts projects to fly fishing for trout in our Lake Morgan to waterfront activities.



Adult                                                $50/Night

Youth (12-17)                                 $40/Night

Child (12 and under)                    $30/Night

Commuter                                       $30/Day

Full Event Family Maximum      $1,000