Lake Stephens taking summer applications


Camp Lake Stephens’ summer camp registration is under way. 

Now in its 63rd summer of camping, Camp Lake Stephens near Oxford is a United Methodist institution where campers can have an experience with God and Christ while enjoying ones the best summer camp programs around. The camp has opportunities for ages 6-18.

Lake Stephens’ traditional program in its recently built cabins includes activities such as a zip line, hiking, canoeing, high ropes, rappelling, swimming, kayaking and daily devotions with worship. Its adventure camp program in brand-new treehouses hosts trips such as whitewater rafting, canoeing, fly-fishing, backpacking and rock climbing/rappelling. 

Camps are offered for elementary, junior high and senior high.

Camp Lake Stephens is accredited by the American Camp Association, and is staffed by trained summer counselors. Camps are filling up, so be sure to register now. Go to to register. If you have questions, e-mail Program Director Russell Casteel at