Welcome to Camp and Retreat Ministries Of Oregon and Idaho!

Camp and Retreat Ministries is a partnership between the United Methodist Church of Oregon and Idaho and the Oregon Diocese of the Episcopal Church. Let us know how we can serve you!

Who we are:

We are people dedicated to creating quality environments of Christian hospitality and learning.

We nurture persons so they may...

  • Grow in wisdom and in healthy self-esteem.
  • Develop lifestyles of loving interdependence with each other and all of creation.
  • Affirm and expand their faith in God and their service as Christian disciples within God's world.

We serve religiously affiliated groups, schools and educational bodies, families, service organizations and other non-profit groups who enrich life in the world.

Please Visit our Camp Site Pages or click on "SITES" at the top of the page!




Also, visit our sister sites north and south of us, doing amazing ministries in Washington, North Idaho, California. and Nevada!

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Upcoming Events

Title Dates
Great Hymns of the Faith 3 10/17/2019 - 10/17/2019
2020 Winter Youth Retreat I 1/18/2020 - 1/20/2020
2020 Magruder Choir Camp 2/14/2020 - 2/17/2020
2020 Winter Youth Retreat II 2/15/2020 - 2/17/2020
2020 Confirmation Retreat 4/24/2020 - 4/26/2020
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Camp and Retreat E-News: Develop Happiness through Gratitude | A Glimpse of Camp Olmstead History | Blessings Report

Why do United Methodist Camps think teaching “gratitude” is so important? Because psychological research finds that being grateful, having gratitude, is ...

Camp and Retreat E-News: Showing Gratitude for the World we Live in | Fall Get-Away to Wallowa Lake Camp | Save the Date | Blessings Report

ow, I am trying to welcome the energy of the earth into my spirit each morning. I try to smile to the ocean when I see it each afternoon. I am being changed by ...

Camp and Retreat E-News: The Gifts of Grace and Gratitude | Save the Date | Blessings Report

Beyond the gift itself and our feeling of appreciation, there is the knowledge that something other than ourselves, greater than ourselves, gifted us.

Camp and Retreat E-News: Outdoor School Fosters a Community of Grace | Fall Get-Away to Wallowa Lake Camp | Save the Date | Blessings Report

For sixty years Crook County has had Outdoor School, fifty-four at Suttle Lake. The big yellow buses still depart full of exhausted sixth graders. Each camper ...
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A partnership between The Oregon-Idaho Conference of The United Methodist Church
and The Episcopal Diocese of Oregon