Bethel Horizons is located on more than 548 acres bordering Governor Dodge State Park. Our mission is to develop and perpetuate a physical, social, intellectual, and spiritual environment which will strengthen and enhance the understanding of a person’s proper relation to nature, to self, to others and to God. Horizons also offers meals and overnight accommodations for those attending our programs.
Our mission is to develop and perpetuate a physical, social, intellectual, and spiritual environment which will strengthen and enhance the understanding of a person’s proper relation to nature, to self, to others and to God.
Bethel Horizons, 4651 County Road ZZ, Dodgeville, Wisconsin, 53533.
Google Map to the Bethel Horizons Camp & Retreat Center.
Bethel Horizons offers a variety of summer camping programs for children and youth. The programs at Bethel Horizons are open to all persons without discrimination because of race, gender, religion, age, disability, or national origin.
The Bethel Horizons retreat centers (Prairie Center, Barn Retreat Center, Farm House and Art Ventures Retreat Center) are open year-round for youth and adult retreats, conferences and meetings. A sample of user groups include confirmation retreats, family gatherings, quilters, and environmental education workshops.
Adamah Art Studios is an art education center focusing on fine art with a specialization in ceramics. The art campus is composed of a year-round clay studio, a summer studio, an Anagama wood kiln and a retreat center with dining hall and lodging. We offer state-of-the-art facilities and award-winning instructors.
Our year-round workshop schedule offers instruction for beginner through professional levels. Our educational workshops are secular and open to everyone!
Bethel Horizons is located on over 548 acres bordering Governor Dodge State Park. Our mission is to develop and perpetuate a physical, social, intellectual, and spiritual environment which will strengthen and enhance the understanding of a person’s proper relation to nature, to self, to others and to God. Horizons also offers meals and overnight accommodations for those attending our programs or for hosting your special event.
Bethel Horizons Nature Center provides hands-on environmental education programs that focus on increased knowledge, appreciation, and respect for ourselves, others and the natural world. Its 548 acres of prairie, forest, cliff and wetland habitats located in Wisconsin’s un-glaciated “driftless area” provide a unique opportunity for exploring God’s creation.
Bethel Horizons Foundation, Inc. came into existence in May of 1969 as it was incorporated in the State of Wisconsin as a 501 c 3 organization. The initial land purchase included a 280 acre farm of Marvin Halverson. In addition, 160 acres was purchased from Lester and Mildred Anderson resulting in a 440 acre campsite. In 1970, the board of directors entered into an agreement with a master planner, Harrison and Associates of Nevada, Iowa.
The Friends of Horizons is a group of people who assist with projects which assist the programs of Bethel Horizons. Activities take place at Bethel Horizons, Bethel Lutheran Church and at Willow Island near the Alliant Center. A board of eight people give direction to the work projects.
The annual Bike-A-Thon raises funds for the Environmental and Adventure Programs. Each year, Bethel Horizons provides quality environmental and adventure programming for over 6,000 young people from area churches, schools, and community groups.
“Thank you very much for letting me go to tepee camp this summer! I had a blast and met new friends! My counselor Abi was the BEST!
Each year, Bethel and Community Members provide monetary support for the Bethel Horizons scholarship fund. Camper scholarships are given to over 350 low income families in Dane County and provide a week at camp at Bethel Horizons.
Summer 2016 Staff Applications are no longer available 06/09/2016.
Want a job where you get paid for canoeing, singing songs, making s’mores, hiking, working with kids, and leading devotions? Yeah..It’s real!! Come work at camp with us!
By making the choice to apply and work for Bethel Horizons, you are telling us and our community that you will be a responsible, respectful Christian leader and mentor to all those whom you meet. Together we are making a difference one camper at a time.We can’t wait to see you there!
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