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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Support camp projects and annual operations with your financial gift.

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


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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Important Camp Information

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First Time Parents Info
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Registration Details
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Registration Form
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Health Form
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Family Registration Form
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Scholarship Info
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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]

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


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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.

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Man Camp • September 22 • RF381


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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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