Frequently Asked Questions

Camp Jefferson is a weekend filled with many activities – games, crafts, swimming, skits, campfires and meeting new friends – but the greatest focus is on learning God’s word.

There are 11 cabins, each with a counselor and a teen helper.

In 1982 it began as a Lutheran pioneer boy and girl camp, including members from Geneva, Grafton, Sutton and Aurora churches in Nebraska. After that it evolved and expanded to surrounding congregations.

Youth Camp averages around 75-90 campers.

Teen Camp averages between 15 and 30 campers.

Youth Camp is for those entering the 3rd – 8th grades.

Teen Camp is for those entering 9th grade through Age 19.

Yes! If you wish to sponsor a child, please contact us for more information.

No, we invite everyone who wants to hear God’s word.

Yes! Parents, family, friends and anyone can volunteer. 

Feel free to reach out and see what opportunities are available.


WELS stands for Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod. For more information check out the WELS website.

Due to safety concerns, we will no longer be going tubing. As of 2018 a newly remodeled pool will be available for camp use.

Adult Counselor: 18 and older, Teen Helper: Freshmen – Senior
*All counselors and teen helpers must attend the counselor/help meeting before camp on Friday.

Youth Camp

  • For campers $55
  • For teen helpers $25
  • For adults $15

Teen Camp

  • For  teen camper $60

Camp fees were increased $5 in 2017.

If you have concerns please email or call us using the information found on our contact page.