What We Do

Camp Amnicon is a wilderness adventure camp that offers year-round wilderness trips, retreats, and hermitage. We are located on the south shore of Lake Superior, about a half-hour east of Duluth, MN. We are affiliated with the ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church of America).

For over 50 years, our role in Christ’s mission has been to offer unique experiences of adventure and community on the shores of Lake Superior and beyond.

Our Mission

The Mission of Camp Amnicon is to

equip people to experience

grace beyond their comfort zone

through adventure-centered programming,

life in Christian community,

and access to wild places in God’s creation.

Core Values

At Camp Amnicon we…

  • Welcome people just as they are, valued and loved by God.

  • Foster Christ-centered community that affirms the individual and builds meaningful relationships.

  • Promote growth, confidence, and change through wilderness challenge and adventure-based camping.

  • Model and teach stewardship of God’s creation and nurture of nature.

  • Provide Christian programming that helps participants find faith on the trail and equips them to navigate life’s challenges.

  • Develop and train competent staff who plan and lead fun and safe wilderness experiences.

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