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These are activities offered to both retreat guests and summer campers. The cost of these activities for summer camp are included in camp fees. Summer campers will have the opportunity to pick journey times and customize their camping experience.

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Bible Study, Worship, & Devotions

Summer experiences will include daily Bible Study, morning devotions, and nightly worship experiences. If retreat guests would like our staff to lead them in any of these spiritual growth opportunities, it can be arranged for the entire group or individuals with the Retreat Coordinator.


Wagon Tours

Visit the diverse areas of the camp by wagon! There are Yurts, Covered Wagons, a Sod House, and Tee Pees to see, farm animals to visit, and much more. You might even learn a little Iowa history!

Ride lasts 45 min.- 1 hour, wagon seats 30 people

*UMC - Freewill Offering


Horse Trail Rides

Get pre-ride instructions from Wesley Woods Wranglers, then head out on the trails! Instruction and ride lasts 90 min. Weight limit 240 lbs. Minimum age is 8 years old. For up to date rates check out the Wesley Woods Equestrian Page.


Pony Rides

A great beginner experience for younger riders. Minimum age is 4 yrs. or older. For up to date rates check out the Wesley Woods Equestrian Page.



Enjoy a dip in our pool. Lifeguards will be there to make sure everyone has a safe, fun time. Our pool is typically open from late May to early September.

*Max 60 people in pool at a time.


Broken Arrow Pond

Enjoy a dip in our pond/aquatic area! Lifeguards will be there to make sure everyone has a safe, fun time. Broken Arrow is typically open from late May to early September and includes a variety of exciting water based activities.

$5/person, 20 person minimum


Great for the kids, and adults too! Cool off in a fun way while sliding down our very own slip-n-slide. Lifeguards will be provided to supervise.



Witness the beauty of God's world as you embark on an exciting canoe adventure. Quietly move closer to beaver, deer, Blue Herons, Kingfisher, and waterfowl. Lifejackets Mandatory. Wesley Woods will provide lifeguards.

* Max 30 people


Pontoon Ride

Take a peaceful pontoon ride around Lake Ahquabi. Observe wild life or enjoy a sunset.

Lifejackets Mandatory. Lifeguard provided by Wesley Woods.

* Max 8 people


Climbing Wall

Grab a helmet and harness as you work with our safety trained instructors and scale our 30 ft. climbing wall. Participants will develop unity as some climb and others assist on the ground.

* Min 6 people/Max. 25 people per session



Wesley Woods will provide staff, transportation, poles, and bait. Now all you have to do is catch that HUGE fish!

*Groups may fish on their own if they chose to bring own poles and tackle.


Scavenger Hunts

Search for northern astronomy or an earthen house. Classify native plants, identify local trees, or discover animal tracks.


Night/Nature Hikes

We offer a variety of hikes led by Wesley Woods' staff to help your group learn about the marvels of God's creation at this very special place.


Challenge Games

Join in games led by Wesley Woods Staff. They are designed to build teamwork, communication skills, and trust.


Low Ropes

Stormy Hollow is designed to build trust as your team faces challenges and learns how to work better together while participating in different elements. Minimum age is 8 years old.

* Max 15 people per session


High Ropes

Stormy Heights challenges individuals and group while participants go through obstacles 35 ft. in the air! Minimum age is 11 years old.

* Min 6 people/Max. 25 people per session

$20/person/1.5 hour


Let our staff teach you the basics, then test your new skills shooting at our standard target or 3D range!  Equipment provided. Minimum age is 8 years old.

* Min 10 people/Max. 15 people per session