Located in the southern region of Indiana near Spring Mill State Park, Camp Rivervale is host to summer camps and retreat groups from all over. During the summer, Camp Rivervale’s grounds are filled with smiling faces of young and old alike as they experience God’s unconditional love through camp programming. The beautiful site is also visited regularly for etreats, staff outings, school programs, family events, banquets, weddings and more.

For information on our 2018 events; learn more by scrolling further past the map and site info where you will also find retreat rental information.

Camp Volunteer

Your service can make an enormous difference in the life of a child by serving as a cook, counselor, or facility team member at camp.

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Work Groups

Work teams provide key support through grounds work, updating /remodel projects, improvements & more.

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Donate

Support camp projects and annual operations with your financial gift.

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INUMC

Camp Rivervale is one of seven Impact 2818 camps, the outdoor ministry of the Indiana Conference United Methodist Church

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One of the most important ways you can support Camp Rivervale is with your prayers.

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Contact Us

496 Rivervale Road
Mitchell, IN 47446

(812) 849.6824

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Rivervale Retreat Rentals

Use as much of our lodging, features, facilities, resources, and staff to accomplish the goals for your specific group and mission.

Custom Camps - Plan a multi-day overnight camp and put everything to use for your mission [start here]

Retreats - Pick and choose the specific resources, lodging, and features to accomplish the goal for your group big or small [start here]

Day Events - Plan your outing, picnic, wedding, activity or more [start here]

Early Elementary Camps; Grades K-2

Young campers and first time campers will love the mini camp experiences at Camp Rivervale!

All of Camp Rivervale’s featured activities like high ropes, and canoeing, archery, and the sling shot course encourage skill development, trust, & self-confidence. Additionally, we create activity spaces to encourage free play, crafts, and personal growth.

Throughout their time, the counselors will make sure that each camper is having fun, making friends, adapting to the experience, discovering the foundation of the gospel, and hearing that we are all loved by God.

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Mini Camp • June 24-26 • RP261

$229 ($244 after 4/16)

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Mini Camp • July 22-24 • RP301

$229 ($244 after 4/16)

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Elementary Camps; Grades 3-5

Discover a powerful experience this summer for friendship building and faith development! Camp is an intentional way to build a spiritual foundation for your camper that continues even when camp is over.

All of Camp Rivervale’s featured activities like high ropes, and canoeing, archery, and the sling shot course encourage skill development, trust, & self-confidence. Additionally, we create activity spaces to encourage free play, crafts, and personal growth.

Our well-rounded staff will make sure that your camper is having a great time, adapting well, unpacking the gospel, and discovering what it means to be a beloved child of God.

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Impact Camp • June 24-29 • RE262

$449 ($479 after 4/16)

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Impact Camp • July 22-27 • RE302

$449 ($479 after 4/16)

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Dramatic Arts Camp; Grades 5-Graduates

Let your campers rediscover their creativity in a safe and loving environment that allows them to be their true selves. Camp Rivervale Dramatic ArtsCamp invites them all to come experience a week full of artistic expression, set building, light and sound lessons, talent shows, and much more!

Through a relevant and applicable spiritual program and worship sessions, campers are able to spend their days physically, mentally, and spiritually alive--even after camp ends! Campers have the opportunity to choose from a variety of production roles in order to work together throughout the week.

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Dramatic Arts Camp • June 10-15 • RC241

$455 ($485 after 4/16)

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Elementary Fall Fun Day; Grades 3-5

Camp Rivervale’s Fall Fun Day is an unforgettable experience with an emphasis on intentional faith development through Christ like community. This is the perfect opportunity to invite a friend or take a sneak peak of camp life.

Activities across the campsite promote the importance of teamwork and encouragement, which lays as the cornerstone of focusing on our wonderful Creator.

Fall Fun Day • September 29 • RC391

$25

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Man Camp; (Men's Retreat)

STEPPING UP, This one day video events four sessions will focus on defining manhood, living courageously, building a life of faith, and stepping up to lead. Today more than ever, the world needs godly men. Men who will step up and lead. In a world where too many men are shrinking back, "Stepping Up" gives men the vision and the tools to live godly, courageous lives. Young men (ages 13-18) are welcome with an adult guardian.

The day will include lunch and activities. Pastor Gary Elsten from Loogootee UMC will be leading the event.

Man Camp • September 22 • RF381

$35

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ILT Impact Leadership Training; Ages 13-16

The ILT program offers youth an introduction into the amazing opportunity of serving children in ministry as a Camp Counselor. They will learn the necessary skills, attitudes, and character traits that are critical to leading campers; this will greatly benefit them as they apply to become Junior Counselors with us or at any youth program.

Those who desire, can apply for ILT positions available for the 2018 summer at a reduced camp cost. The program is designed to increase leadership skills in a developing leader, peer leadership, community, fellowship, and personal development.

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ILT Leadership Training • March 9-10 • RC101

$50

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Family Camp; All Ages

Through this camp, your family will feel renewed and inspired, you will go home with an even stronger sense of God’s presence and in stronger relationship with one another.

This inclusive experience engages the whole family; staying together for worship and learning times so parents can model and your children can learn from the people they look up to the most. Plus, enjoy the many fun and exciting features available at Camp Rivervale!

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2018 Pricing Information below; add $7 after Early Bird Discount Expires on 4/16/18

Family Camp • August 31-September 2

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Directions

From Bloomington/Indianapolis Region:

    Go South on Indiana 37. Turn left on Indiana 60 East. Go 3 1⁄2 miles and turn left on Lawrenceport Road. Go 3 miles and turn left at Rivervale Road. Camp Rivervale is 1⁄2 mile on the right.

From Louisville, Kentucky Region:

    From Interstate 65 take the exit for Highway 60 West Go West on Highway 60 past Salem, Hitchcock and Campbellsburg Prior to Spring Mill State Park Entrance turn right on Lawrenceport Road. Go 3 miles and turn left at Rivervale Road. Camp Rivervale is 1⁄2 mile on the right.

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