Outdoor Education & Retreats

CRISTA Camps offers an experience that brings your classroom to the great outdoors. Equipped to lead Outdoor Education retreats or host your school retreat with the utmost hospitality and service, CRISTA Camps at Island Lake and Miracle Ranch is ready to give your students a “beyond the classroom” experience they’ll never forget.

A school retreat at CRISTA Camps brings:

  • Hands-on learning surrounded by fresh air and pines
  • Engagement with camp staff whose mission is to serve your group with kindness and expertise
  • Indoor and outdoor meeting spaces to bring your students together
  • A unique way to interact with your students away from the distractions of technology and everyday life

Outdoor Education

Our Outdoor Education programs for grades 3rd-8th allows your students to organically engage with the environmental sciences. Our Outdoor Education staff provides engaging, hands-on classes in the following areas:

  • Animal Science
  • Wetland Studies
  • Owl Pellets
  • Boating
  • Survival I
  • Bouldering
  • Forestry
  • Orienteering
  • Archery
  • Pond Study
  • Survival II
  • Fishing

School Retreats

Bring your own program to one of our two properties at Island Lake or Miracle Ranch. Our staff is here to tailor your needs so that your program comes to life seamlessly. Your job is to teach, the students’ to learn, and ours to serve. Inquire here or call 877.974.8378 to talk with our staff about creating your custom school retreat.

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