Women’s Weekend is Coming July 26-28

You are invited to join the Women’s Weekend centered around Lutherwood’s 2024 theme of Together Across the Divide. In a culture full of political and religious division, God calls us to together cultivate curiosity and grace with ourselves and each other. Together we can build bridges while shoring up our own spirits to be equipped to […]

Spring Work Day was a Success

Thank you to everyone who came out for our Spring Work Day on June 1st! Camp is now in tip-top shape for our campers coming this summer. We appreciate your hard work, your encouragement, and especially your smiles! Two women staining chairs at work day A man and a teen cleaning up pine needles at […]

Introducing Suzy from Poland!

Assistant Summer Director Nikki and Counselor Suzy at the beach

by Andrea Scofield, Executive Director Lutherwood Oregon will once again host an international camp staff member for summer of 2024 through the ELCA International Camp Counselor Program! In 2023, we hosted Markéta from the Czech Republic through this same program. Suzy from Poland arrived on May 24, 2024 to join the summer staff team. Suzy […]

Celebrate 65 Years and the New Retreat Lodge

Video screenshot with the text "Bridge to the Future Campaign: Connecting to Creator, Creation, Community."

https://youtu.be/IRRPkGSuhjw?si=ZdK4_XlvbqeaEcHA by Stephen Custer, Marketing Consultant, Summer Staff Alumni Join us on July 20th for a joyous celebration at Camp Lutherwood Oregon! This special day marks our ministry’s 65th anniversary, a milestone we are incredibly humbled and grateful to reach. It’s a time for reflection, thankfulness, and looking towards the future. As we gather together, […]

Together at Camp: a sneak peek at the summer curriculum

Logo with the text, "Together: Across the Divide, Summer 2024"

by Pastor Paul Strike, Congregation and Community Engagement Coordinator When staff and campers arrive at Camp Lutherwood Oregon this summer, they will immerse themselves in the theme, Together: Across the Divide!, where creativity and collaboration will be part of everything we do. Campers will dive deep into their relationships with one another and wonder how […]

Welcome Zach Pohl to the Lutherwood Family

Director of Programs and Guest Relations Zach Pohl and his family

by Stephen Custer, Marketing Consultant, Summer Staff Alumni In March of 2020, the unexpected arrival of COVID-19 brought about significant changes for camp. Camp Lutherwood Oregon had to make some tough decisions, letting go of eight staff members by the end of the month. It was a trying time for all involved, as we navigated […]

Coming Soon to a Concrete Slab Near You…

The Lodge Tent collapsed under snow and ice

by Stephen Custer, Marketing Consultant, Summer Staff Alumni In January 2024, the Willamette Valley experienced a challenging ice storm, leaving its mark on Camp Lutherwood Oregon. The ice got so thick that it actually brought down the huge tent that we’ve been using since the fire at the Lodge. This tent served as more than […]

From the Director

Executive Director Andrea Scofield

Dear Friends, As we welcome another spring to Camp Lutherwood Oregon, not only do we notice the new growth around the site, but in our year-round staff team too. Since the end of January, we have welcomed four new staff members: Elliott, Paul, Marco, and Zach along with Zach’s family, wife Keanna and son Escher. […]

The Post: Spring 2024

Spring 2024 Post Newsletter Cover

The Spring 2024 Post newsletter is here! There’s important information inside about new plans for where the Lodge used to be, introductions to amazing new staff members, and everything you need to know to join us this summer at camp. download NEWSLETTER

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR SPRING WORK DAYS

Two women working in a shop with a drill

Mark your calendar for Spring Work Days on May 6 and June 3 at Camp Lutherwood Oregon. Spend a Saturday (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.) volunteering with friends or family to get camp spruced up for summer. Work Days are also a great opportunity to introduce new campers to the site. Lunch is provided. June […]