Welcome to camp!

set apart on Keeley Island & Lake Shetek for kids and adults to renew and recharge their lives and faith.

Shetek is ranked as one of America’s Best Summer Camps

for 2024 by Newsweek!!

See the list here – Newsweek

Summer Camp

Come for a daycamp or all week! Your favorite camp activities like worship, swimming, songs, arts-n-crafts, and making friends. We can’t wait to welcome you to camp.

Retreats & Groups

A perfect place for your retreats, meetings, conferences, weddings and family events. A place apart from the stresses of daily life.

Environmental Education

Discover, enjoy, understand, and preserve the incredible natural world that surrounds us! Camp sits in an ecosystem built for exploration.

A place where Christ renews & empowers

Shetek Lutheran Ministries is a year-round camp on Keeley Island on Lake Shetek. We offer safe, fund, faith-forming summer camps for children and youth, relaxing year-round retreats and meeting spaces, and creative environmental education. We are a Christian camp, with Lutheran expression. Shetek is an ideal location for your retreats, conferences, church group meetings, business & board meetings, family events, weddings, class reunions, and more.

Our Master Plan & Capital Campaign

Anchored in over 70 years of ministry, building for the future!

Funding Status

See how we’re doing and how you can be part of it.

Building Progress

See pictures of current projects and what’s ahead.

Campaign Prospectus

Read our full campaign prospectus and multi-phased project outlook.

Site Plans

View blueprints and floor plans for spaces we’re so excited about. 

Building on the Foundation

Shetek Lutheran Ministries was founded on the firm foundation
of God’s promises and Christ’s redemptive love. This ministry has
provided more than 70 years of ministry on Keeley Island. Now we turn our eyes to what God has in store for Shetek in the years ahead, paying attention to our community and consituent needs, and responding  with wise planning for people, programs, and spaces. You have a part to play.

All Ages. All Year Round.

Shetek Lutheran Ministries is for people of all ages who want to spend time having fun in the beauty of God’s creation. We provide summer camp for youth and many programmed retreats for youth, adults, senior adults, women’s groups, men’s groups and families throughout the year.

Support the Ministry

Thank you for considering a gift to Shetek Lutheran Ministries. Your support of this important ministry is deeply appreciated and we’re committed to using each offer of time, talent, or treasure in ways that create space for connection with God, creation, and each other.

Pray for campers and staff

Offer your time through volunteering

Give financially in various ways

Join us at a fundraising event

Purchase a wish list item

Question about Camp?

Ask us anything. Looking for the right camp for your child? Wondering if Shetek could be a good option for your meeting or group retreat? Curious about our environmental education experiences?

I do feel God is present here. The natural setting, the beautiful lake in the background, the beautiful trees, the wonderful people…

Mark Schwanebeck

Lifelong Camper

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