Youth Camp FAQs


  • What Time is registration?

    Registration is on Mondays from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.  Greeters will meet you when you arrive and give instructions on where to go!


    Camp ends on Saturday morning after breakfast.  You can pick up your campers at 8:30 a.m.


    Download a Map of IRBC here!

  • What do I do with camper Medications?

    A nurse is on staff each week of camp.  All medication must be in the original container and turned in to the nurse at registration.  All medication is distributed as needed, by the nurse.

  • What should i bring?

    • Bible & Pen
    • Bedding (Twin Size)
    • Towels & Toiletries
    • Musical Instruments for special music in Chapel
    • Sandals, Sneakers (for climbing tower, etc.)
    • Bug Spray & Sun Screen
    • Swimsuit & Beach Towel
  • What is the dress code?

    • Please be modest.
    • No tank tops; shorts & dresses must be to the knee.  
    • One piece swimsuits, a cover must be worn to & from the pool/lakefront.  
    • T-shirts must be worn for all water activities (guys & gals). 
    • Guys - No athletic shorts (mesh) for the climbing tower or zip line.
  • Can my camper leave early?

    Campers leaving early must have written permission signed by a parent/legal guardian stating the time, date, and name of the driver.  IRBC reserves the right to refuse dismissal without proper identification.


    All campers must be signed out at the office, if leaving early.

  • Where should I send mail?

    Camper Name, IRBC

    PO Box 80

    Ventura, IA 50482

    • Packages by UPS or FedEx:  1600 E. Lake Street, Ventura, IA 50482

    Campers love to get good ol' fashioned snail-mail!  Email is not available to campers at this time.

  • can i check lost & Found?

    Please label all items that belong to your camper!  Lost items will be held for two weeks.  Any unclaimed items will be donated to a local charity.  


    Did you lose something?  Click here to fill out a request form!  We will check our Lost & Found and let you know if we found the item!  It is the camper's responsibility to have someone pick up the item in the office, or to pre-pay for shipping.  

  • Can I visit a youth camp?

    For the safety of our campers and running our program, all visitors must receive permission from IRBC one week in advance to visit youth camps.  

  • What costs extra money?

    There are a few optional activities that cost additional money.

    • Paintball ($8 for equipment rental & 200 rounds - additional 100 rounds are $3)
    • Tubing:  $6
    • Jumbo Dog: $3 Per Person
    • Crafts:  $1 - $10 (Tie Dye T-Shirt - $10)
    • Coffee Shop:  $1 - $5
    • Concessions:  $.25 - $3
    • Gift Store:  Varies (T-Shirts $12; Sweatshirts $20-$30)