The 2022 LCA Annual Meeting was held in person at Valparaiso, IN and virtually via Zoom on November 5, 2022. Many thanks to all who participated in the live meeting or sent in their proxy votes. Learn more about the Lutheran Camp Association here.
We are thrilled to announce a $100,000 Matching Gift Challenge in honor of Camp Arcadia’s 100th Anniversary! Due to the effects of inflation on our operating budget, we’ve increased our Annual Campaign goal from $400,000 to $500,000 this year in order to be able to proceed with planned maintenance projects (like the Tennis Courts) and […]
Talking with John Jass about designing the cross for the Chapel on the Beach In his role as Camp caretaker (1994-2015) John Jass built – and rebuilt – many things at RKD. Those shelving units in Inn rooms? John. The Wigwam expansion? John. The playground with the sand pit? John. But John isn’t just a […]
In 1982, Camp Arcadia marked its 60th Anniversary with weekly balloon releases. Guests gathered on the patio and attached cards with their names and addresses to the balloons with instructions for anyone who found it to reply. (see photos) The multicolored balloons – filled with helium and imprinted with “Camp Arcadia 1922-1982” were then released […]
In November of 1991, the Lutheran Camp Association created the Arcadia Foundation – an endowment to support the long-term sustainability and viability of Camp Arcadia. By this time, several endowment gifts had been made to the Lutheran Camp Association (including a gift from the Breimeiers in support of a nature education at Camp and a […]
With a round trip easily adding six digits to the odometer – it would have to be worth it. And it is!! “Camp has been such a special part of our family’s lives,” shares Gina. “Our family has been coming to Camp for 25 years – since 1997. And we were first introduced by Todd […]