Upcoming Events



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Music Camp with Leotha Stanley

July 17, 2022, 1 p.m. - July 22, 2022, noon

Grades: 2nd - 6th (represents grade completed)

We are pleased to announce that Leotha Stanley will be back to interact with another group of enthusiastic singers to prepare for a concert with family and friends on Friday at 11am in the Prairie Center. While preparing for the concert, campers will learn about different styles of music including Blues, Jazz, Gospel, Rap, and Spirituals. In addition to singing, campers will also spend time with their counselors hiking and swimming at the beach,...

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Leaders in Training (LIT - 2 weeks)

July 17, 2022, 1 p.m. - July 22, 2022, noon

Grades: 10th - 11th (represents grade completed)

Would you like to be a future leader at Bethel Horizons? This camp offers two sessions for high school students to learn and practice the skills of a successful outdoor leader. During the first week, participants will learn core skills to being an outdoor leader, including leading campfires and first words, games and activities, working with children, outdoor living skills and canoe training. Time will also be spent building community through ...

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Mammoth Hunters

July 24, 2022, 1 p.m. - July 29, 2022, noon

Grades: 4th - 6th (represents grade completed)

Learn about earth's prehistoric life during this week of fossil exploration. Visit the Cave of the Mounds museum in Blue Mounds, search for fossils at a quarry, sift through anthills for tiny bones and teeth. Go on a rock climb to learn about the area's unique geology and the Driftless region of Wisconsin. Explore a local cave in search of fossils. Visit the site where a mastodon was dug up. Start your own fossil collection, and even search for ...

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Horizons Explorers

July 24, 2022, 1 p.m. - July 29, 2022, noon

Grades 2nd & 3rd (represents grade completed)

Experience the natural splendor of all Bethel Horizons has to offer. Each group of 6-9 other campers and two Horizons counselors will learn about living and working together in community. During this week of outdoor activities, campers will have the opportunity to cook over a campfire, sleep under the stars, create something with the artist, explore the outdoors with the naturalist, experiment with playing a guitar, visit our Greenhouse, swim...

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Underground Adventure

July 24, 2022, 1 p.m. - July 29, 2022, noon

Grades: 7th - 11th (represents grade completed)

Back by popular demand, this camp is a good fit for campers ready to get down and dirty. A perfect blend between education and adventure, each day is spent exploring different underground experiences, which will include visiting the lead mining & Rollo Jamison Museum in Platteville, the Cave of the Mounds Museum in Blue Mounds, and even exploring a wild cave! Swimming, hiking, canoeing, team building and the high ropes challenge course will...

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Leaders in Training (LIT - 2 weeks)

July 24, 2022, 1 p.m. - July 29, 2022, noon

Grades: 10th - 11th (represents grade completed)

Would you like to be a future leader at Bethel Horizons? This camp offers two sessions for high school students to learn and practice the skills of a successful outdoor leader. During the first week, participants will learn core skills to being an outdoor leader, including leading campfires and first words, games and activities, working with children, outdoor living skills and canoe training. Time will also be spent building community through ...

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Emerge - South-Central Synod Youth Retreat

July 29, 2022, 5 p.m. - July 31, 2022, 11 a.m.

EMERGE Youth Retreat is here!

Synod youth are invited to attend the Synod Youth Retreat this summer at the Bethel Horizons Camp and Retreat Center in Dodgeville, Wis. This retreat is open to all youth ages going into 8th-12th grade across our South-Central Synod. Invite friends! Invite family! You are welcome.

The special guest speaker for the weekend is Pastor Jenny Sung, who serves as a specialized “free-range pastor” in the ELCA. This means Pastor Sung spends her time preaching, speaking...

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VBC 2022

Aug. 1, 2022, 9 a.m. - Aug. 4, 2022, 3 p.m.

Calling all kids!  

Join us for "Boundless: God Beyond Measure,"  Bethel's Vacation Bible Camp August 1-4, 2022.  

This overnight camp is open to all Bethel Lutheran Church kids and friends aged 8-18. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult for overnight stays. Day campers are allowed, but need to provide their own transportation to and from camp. 

Registration is now open.  Register below, if you need the "code" please email bethelhorizons@bethelhorizons.org

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Nature at Night

Aug. 7, 2022, 1 p.m. - Aug. 12, 2022, noon

Grades: 7th - 11th (represents grade completed)

Explore the nocturnal world as we investigate what animals come out after the sun goes down, how the constellations got their names, and what planets are visible in the night sky. Go on an owl prowl, participate in a bat count, enjoy a night swim lit up by glow sticks and play a variety of night time games! Participants will have the opportunity to observe the Perseid meteor shower through telescopes at the Bethel Horizons observatory deck. The...

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Horizons Explorers

Aug. 7, 2022, 1 p.m. - Aug. 12, 2022, noon

Grades 2nd & 3rd (represents grade completed)

Experience the natural splendor of all Bethel Horizons has to offer. Each group of 6-9 other campers and two Horizons counselors will learn about living and working together in community. During this week of outdoor activities, campers will have the opportunity to cook over a campfire, sleep under the stars, create something with the artist, explore the outdoors with the naturalist, experiment with playing a guitar, visit our Greenhouse, swim...