LUM Camp – Important Information

July 17, 2018

Dear LUM Camp Parent,

Just a reminder that LUM Camp begins Tuesday, July 31st with check-in at 8:30 a.m. in the parking lot at 5th & North Streets in Lafayette. We will return there on Friday, August 3rd at 2:00 p.m.

There is a Parents Meeting on THURSDAY, July 26 at 6:00 p.m. at the LUM Office, 420 N 4th Street, Lafayette. I’ll share your child’s camp schedule for the week, give emergency numbers to Hanging Rock Camp and be available for questions.


  • Send clothing for 4 days (days are warm, evenings are cool) including a one-piece bathing suit
  • Send 2 pairs of tennis shoes
  • Each child should bring a sleeping bag (or sheets and blankets) a pillow, towels, and toiletries
  • If your child takes medications, please send enough for the entire week and give all medications to the nurse at check-in
  • Don’t send snacks, money, flashlights or bug spray

We are looking forward to a great camp week! If you have any questions, please call Marlena at 765-423-2691.

Tuesday, July 31 through Friday, August 3, 2018

Hanging Rock Camp, near West Lebanon in Warren County

Bus Transportation —
to/from LUM Camp is Provided


  • Date/Time — Tuesday, July 31 at 8:30 a.m.
  • Location — Parking lot at 5th and North Streets, Lafayette (behind Trinity United Methodist Church)
  • There is no need to arrive early, but please don’t be late!
  • Buses will leave for LUM Camp on Tuesday, August 1 at 9:00 a.m. SHARP

 Pick Up – End of Camp:

  • Date/Time — Friday, August 3 at 2:00 p.m.
  • Location — Parking lot at the corner of 5th and North Streets, Lafayette
  • PLEASE be on time to meet your child
  • No child will be allowed to walk home alone
  • If you cannot pick up your child, please fill out a yellow form to let us know who will be picking up your child

What to Bring (Please label all items with your child’s name)2015-07-29 LUM Camp 066 (2) (1280x852)

  • Jeans, pants, shorts, T-shirts, long sleeve shirt/blouse
  • Swim suit (must be a one-piece suit for girls)
  • Jacket or sweatshirt
  • Two pairs of shoes (sneakers or tennis shoes)
  • Sleeping bag or two sheets and a blanket
  • Pillow and pillowcase
  • Two towels, soap
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste, comb, brush
  • Underwear, socks
  • Any medications (prescription or “over the counter”) that your child will need to take. Please bring enough medicine for the entire week.

What NOT to Bring:

  • NO – Cell phones
  • NO – Electronics: including but not limited to Radios, IPods, IPads, laptops, tablets, CD players or video games, etc.
  • NO – Cameras
  • NO – Money (there is nothing to buy at camp)
  • NO – Trading cards, etc.

Cancellation: If your child is unable to attend camp, please let us know as soon as possible so another child may attend.  To cancel, please call 765-423-2691.

Pay Camp Fee: $5 per child

  • 3 Ways to Pay: Pay Online -or- Pay in Person -or-  Pay by Mail 
    • Pay Online – through Paypal – click HERE
    • Pay in Person – stop by the LUM Office (420 N 4th Street, Lafayette, IN 47901), Monday-Friday: 8:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    • Pay by Mail – Make checks payable to Lafayette Urban Ministry; and mail to Lafayette Urban Ministry, 420 N 4th Street, Lafayette, IN 47901


  • Parent/guardian must attend
  • Learn in detail what your child will experience at LUM Camp
  • Date/Time: Thursday, July 26 at 6:00 p.m.
  • Location: LUM Office, 420 N 4th Street, Lafayette

Contact information:

Joe Micon, LUM Camp director
765.423.2691 |

What’s Offered:

  • Week-long, overnight camp
  • Dates: Tuesday-Friday, July 31-August 3, 2018
  • Location: Hanging Rock Camp, Williamsport, Indiana
  • Swimming, horseback riding, arts & crafts, music, campfire, ice cream social, reading time, and more
  • Meals included
  • Mini-classes and workshops
  • Camp T-shirt

Who’s eligible for LUM Camp:

  • Children between the ages of 8 to 10 years old — during the entire time of camp (July 31-August 3, 2018)
  • Family must qualify for Federal free lunch, food stamps, or TANF
    — or have a family income at or below 150% of the poverty level
  • Limited to 90 children

What you need to submit with your application and registration:

  • TANF or Food Stamps ID card — or proof of monthly household income
  • Children’s names, date of birth, grade, school
  • Medical information – medication and allergy information, if applicable; Immunization Record
  • Emergency contact information (at least two)
  • Read and agree to the Behavior Expectations for Camp
  • Hand-written LETTER to each child. For more detailed instructions, click HERE


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