Plan now for 2020 Riverbend Men's Camp (7th annual)
*August 3 - 6* (Mon-Thurs)
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Monday night (7 pm) through Thursday night
*For directions, detailed camp & registration info, FAQ's, etc., follow links at top of the page*
- Camp located on 55 Acres on the Rifle River in Arenac County, Michigan.
- This is a wilderness camp, bring everything you need.
- Men and Boys of all ages are welcome to come and fellowship.
- You may attend a single session or stay the entire week.
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2019 MEN'S CAMP Theme: ADD TO YOUR FAITH
2 Peter 1:5-7
7 messages on being men of integrity and virtue
Speakers for 2019;
Shane Capps: Peru IN
Derek Baker: Laurel Chapel Christian Church, London KY
Jerry Paul: Minister, Author, College Prof, Fort Wayne IN
*Christian Audio Tapes recorded all sessions.
*Recreation each afternoon led by Brian Smith
*Group Kayak Trip Tuesday Afternoon
*Camp Cook-off Contest Thursday afternoon, by Jerry Gates
*There were programs for the youth each morning at 9 AM
*KIDS 18 & UNDER CAMP FREE*
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FOR 2020
There is a nice family camping area located approx 3/4 mile East of the Men's Camp area via trails. Guys have the option to attend Men's Camp and stay with their families at this location. Ladies will NOT be allowed to attend Men's Camp sessions, participate in Men's Camp activities or travel the trails towards the Men's Camp. We are looking for Ladies to build a team to create a program for 2020. Email if interested.
-If your Church has a need to use the camp for a week or a weekend please email us and we will try to get you on the schedule. Youth, Leadership, and Men's groups, to name a few, can make great use of this facility!
-If you wish to volunteer please send us an email. If you have a ministry group who may benefit from the camp please email for more details.
-Riverbend hosts an annual shed build day for IDES in Noblesville, IN late winter each year.
If you would like more information about what we do click here.
December 2017- Riverbend Men joined others in Beaumont TX to build 30 storage sheds in the flood area.
March 2nd 2019- 50 men and boys from Riverbend Men's Camp and affiliated churches built walls at the IDES warehouse in Noblesville, IN for 4 panelized new homes to be sent to North Carolina hurricane relief . We were able to build all the wall panels required for all four homes in one day. See Riverbend Facebook and Instagram for photos and more.
-If you would like promotional materials regarding the camp sent to you or your church, please email us. We have flyers, business cards and magnets imprinted with the website you may hand out. Or if you would like a presentation made on behalf of the camp to your church or group let us know, one of the directors will be happy to make a personal visit to present the camp work and to answer any questions.
-Riverbend is an official 501(c)3 non-profit entity incorporated in the State of Michigan. We operate as an independent ministry. All gifts will be recognized as charitable contributions. We have a modest mortgage on the 55 acres. If you wish to contribute you may do so securely on this website OR donations can be sent to; Riverbend Christian Retreat, 22712 Antwerp Rd, Harlan IN 46743.
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