Elementary Knights Camp

July 11 - July 16 2021

This spirited camp features all of the beloved traditions of Santa Claus camping at the Historic Santa Claus Campground! Faith-based lessons make the structure of a typical day. Punctuated by crafts, swimming, archery, canoeing, and of course, raising the roof off the tabernacle in song! Each day will begin and end in praise and worship. This camp is geared for both boys and girls who are going into 3rd through 7th grades.

Camp Contact:
Sally Schaaf

If you have a concerns with making the Camp payment, please call Heather in the Church Office at (812) 937-2938.

Download: Offline Printable Registration & Authorization & Release Forms
$250.00. Payment is due in full by June 27th.

You can register online by clicking the button above or you can download and print the registration form and send it to the following address:

Santa Claus UMC Attention: Knight Camp
351 North Holiday BLVD 
Santa Claus, IN 47579

Included in the Cost
  • T-Shirt
  • All meals
  • Snacks
  • Lodging
  • Bow & Arrows (made by the campers)
  • Bibles
  • and LOADS of FUN! 

Camp Photos
You can view pictures of your camper during the week by visiting the camp Facebook page.

Check-In Time 
  • Sunday, July 11th
  • 4:00 to 5:00 PM Central Time 
  • All medication must be brought in its original labeled container and given to the camp nurse at check-in Please have all Medical Forms and Release Forms completed and signed
  • At registration, you will receive contact information for sending notes or letters, emergency phone numbers, etc. Please do not send care packages (they will be held until Campers leave the Campground)

Camp Address:
Your Campers Name
Historic Santa Claus Campground 
16670 North 625 East
Santa Claus, IN 47579 

  • Campers who wish to be baptized at camp should sign up at registration Friday, July 16th
  • At approximately 4:30 PM Central Time 
  • The campers participating will need their parent's permission beforehand. Permission slips will be available at registration.
  • Parents are welcome to attend. Parents and campers will need to meet with the camp Pastor prior to the baptism (4:00 PM in the Tabernacle)
  • After the baptism, participating parents may stay for the picnic.

Closing Celebration Time: 
  • Friday, July 16th 
  • 6:00 PM Central Time 
  • You will experience a taste of what your campers received during the week of camp 
  • The celebration will last about an hour and campers are free to leave afterward. 

Things to Bring:
  • Sleeping bag or bedding for a twin size bed
  • Pillow
  • Bath towel and personal toiletry items such as soap, shampoo, toothbrush, etc.
  • Swimsuit, pool towel, sunscreen, flipflops, bug spray, etc
  • Tennis/athletic shoes
  • Clothes for the week such as shorts, tees, and summer-wear but also sweatshirts, a light jacket, etc. Pajamas, underwear, extra socks
  • Flashlight
  • Stamped, addressed envelopes, pens, or pencils
  • Bible 

Optional Items to Bring: 
  • Hat or sunglasses 
  • Camera
  • Book for Horizontal Time 
  • A loved stuffed animal 
  • Favorite jokes 

Things NOT to bring:
  • Food
  • Cell phones
  • Valuables
  • Non-prescription or OTC medications
  • Gaming devices, MP3 players, etc. 
  • Inappropriate clothing
  • Knives or weapons of any kind