Tag: camp

06
Jan
Eklund Lodge

The Eklund Lodge is packed full of camp charm

Welcome to the Rimrock Camp and Retreat Center’s Eklund Lodge. Let’s take a peek inside and see what the lodge has to offer you during your stay with us. Main Floor When you first enter the lodge, you are in the dining hall area. Multiple tables and chairs are available for use to accommodate for different sized groups. There are…

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23
Dec

Experience The Nostalgia Of Camp In A Rustic Cabin

Camping doesn’t always have to be fancy! Sometimes the best getaways are to a simple cabin in the Black Hills. Rimrock Camp and Retreat Center offers 5 rustic cabins as options for your stay with us. Sleeping arrangements With 5 cabins available, there is plenty of space for everyone to stay. Each cabin has the ability to sleep 12 people…

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15
Dec

Discover three unique cabins in the Northwoods of Rimrock

Ponderosa, Birch, and Spruce are not just the names of three species of trees located on Rimrock Camp and Retreat Center’s property, they are also the names of the three Northwoods Cabins. Let’s take a tour inside these cabins that are ready for your stay! Enter the Northwoods The three cabins are located close together, but also offer privacy, making…

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Why Camp

We were two days in to middle school camp and I had a middle school girl who refused to shower. We’d hiked up the mountain, played various outdoor games, slept in un-insulated cabins, but she wouldn’t budge. She did not want to shower. We all remember middle school. Those awkward days of not knowing your own body well enough to…

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25
Feb

Retreats are Worth the Money

Hi, my name is Abby, the administrative assistant for Pioneer & Rimrock Camps and Retreat Centers! I’m a 21-year-old college student with more student loans to my name than pennies. I have to check my bank account before I buy groceries. I’m not in a position to spend money on things I don’t need, but I firmly believe that retreats…

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17
Feb

5 Reasons You Should Go to Camp this Summer

By March of every year, almost every midwesterner takes a peek at the weather forecast before bundling in layer after layer to walk outside. We’re all looking for those sweet, two-digit numbers higher than 32. We’re all ready for the days when we can shimmy into our swimsuits, strap on our Chacos and jump in a lake. And all of…

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04
Oct

Excellence

In our jobs and schoolwork or whatever tasks we apply ourselves to, we all strive for excellence. When we’re young, we might be proud when a report card ends up on the fridge or when a teacher congratulates us at a conference. As we move out into the world beyond grade school, report cards and teachers, we strive for excellence…

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Nurture

As fall weather creeps through South Dakota, things are beginning to turn brown, yellow and red. Leaves are falling, animals are storing away for the winter and we’re preparing our hearts for the Christmas season. Counselors have started a yearly tradition of writing Christmas cards to campers they’ve had in their cabins in the summer. The cards are simple and…

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04
Sep

Nature

Everyone who has been to Pioneer or Rimrock knows what it feels like to wake up there. At Rimrock, the moment you step out of the lodge or your cabin, you can hear the water of Rapid Creek tumbling over the rocks next to the Rec Hall. At Pioneer, you can hear insects buzzing as the sun warms the path…

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