Affordable Christian Camp

Summer camp changes lives, but not everyone can afford it. Here's how we help.

We specialize in serving families with lower income whose children might otherwise not have access to Christian camping experiences.

  • Over 90% of our campers' families receive state and/or federal assistance (i.e. food stamps, TANF, free or reduced lunch) due to economic hardships.
  • Our fees are income-based and our programs are specialized to make high-quality experiences these families can afford. 


local outreach

We love our community! 95% of our campers live in St. Joseph County.


100 years of ministry

Our heart will always be to share the Gospel of Christ with the poor in our community. Our heritage inspires us for the future.


Advancing the kingdom

Camp is FUN! 700-800 kids experience their week of camp each year. We share God's love and invite kids to consider God's plan for salvation.


Our Programs


Week-long sessions run all summer long (ages 8-15). We're all about having fun, making friendships, sharing the Gospel and creating lifelong memories. Experience swimming, canoeing, archery, spiritual lessons and much more!

School Year

God isn't just at camp! Learn how to keep growing by praying, reading your Bible, and going to church. Campers can even earn an invitations to a special, free weekend Mini Camps.

Make a Difference for a Child


Looking for an amazing week at an affordable summer camp? Come see what it's all about!

Paid staff positions or week-long mission trip experiences--See what God can do through you!

Volunteer with grounds, facilities, meal prep, office work and more.

Interested in supporting the work God is doing through Ray Bird Ministries? Consider a gift today!